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 Post subject: Troll Cube 2 (Sticker mod)Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:57 am

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Troll Cube 1 http://twistypuzzles.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=24122

Troll Cube 2 is another simple sticker mod possible to generate numerous parities. (edge flip, corner turn, edge/corner swap) The idea is to strip many stickers under the condition:
1) Troll Cube 2 should be identical to 3x3x3 cube.
2) Troll Cube 2 should troll you.
I don't believe this cube maximized the number of teared stickers, but hey.

This is what a scrambled Troll Cube 2 looks like.
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The goal of the cube is simply putting all the same stickers in same face.
This is what a FAIL looks like.
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Troll cube 2 is mathematically identical to Rubik's cube, and have only one pattern solved. Thus, theoretically, you have only one way to re-sticker it to make a normal cube.

= How to make a (scrambled) Troll Cube 2 =

1) You need 1 solved cube. If you have blank cube and some stickers, go to 3).

2) Scramble: B F L2 D' L D' B U F B2 L2 U2 R2 U' L2 F B' R D' F2 B D B' U' L2 D (White Up, Green Front)
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3) Get rid of some stickers like below.
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If you have blank cube and some stickers, just sticker them like above.
I'm explaining in a hard way because it's recommended not to know the solved pattern at all. (If you memorize the pattern, this is identical to normal 3x3x3 cube)

4) Scramble little more, and go for it! (The solved pattern should follow the official cube color arrangement)

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 Post subject: Re: Troll Cube 2 (Sticker mod)Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 1:28 pm

Joined: Fri Feb 18, 2000 8:50 am
Location: chicago, IL area U.S.A
This reminds me of a discussion we had a few years ago about the most stickers you could take off and still have 1 solved solution.

Lemme see if I can dig it up...

ahh, here it is:
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=22729

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 Post subject: Re: Troll Cube 2 (Sticker mod)Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2013 4:01 am

Joined: Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:07 pm
Location: Incheon, South Korea
darryl wrote:
This reminds me of a discussion we had a few years ago about the most stickers you could take off and still have 1 solved solution.

Yeah i wanna mention that it won't maybe the case with the most stickers ripped off at possible.

Uiqoo gave more importance to how many pieces should the player move when the parity occurs - in other words, "Trollyness"

But i can certainly say when very first of this project the theme of the puzzle used to be that.

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 Post subject: Re: Troll Cube 2 (Sticker mod)Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:28 pm

Joined: Fri Oct 21, 2011 12:01 pm
Thanks for this, it was super fun! I was actually a little disappointed on how easy it was. Maybe it was just the scramble, or maybe I just got lucky. If anyone needs the solution let me know

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