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 Post subject: Polo Shift new version by OSKAR
PostPosted: Sat Mar 16, 2013 6:31 am 
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Hi Twisty Puzzles fans,

Polo Shift, based on an idea by Alex Polonsky, was presented before at the Twisty Puzzles Forum. Seven of the corners of a cube are shifted around the spherical core. While shifting, the corner pieces change orientation, which makes this puzzle confusing to solve.

A problem with that version was that it had an illegal move. Corner pieces could be rotated in place, which they shouldn't. As suggested by Khaled Habbab, Alex Polonsky and several others, a grooved mechanism was added to prevent illegal rotations of the shifting corners.

Watch the new YouTube video.
Watch the original YouTube video.
Buy the puzzle at my Shapeways Shop.
Check out the photos below.

Enjoy!

Oskar
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 Post subject: Re: Polo Shift new version by OSKAR
PostPosted: Sat Mar 16, 2013 9:52 am 
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It's funny how such a small fix could have such a drastic effect on the puzzle. With the new teeth and paths placed internally the puzzle is far more stable and a lot of fun!

Thanks again Oskar for the lovely gift! :)


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