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 Post subject: Dayan Gem II
PostPosted: Wed Apr 27, 2011 8:10 am 
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Hi all puzzlefriends! Finally I got yesterday my dayan gem 2...it's a really nice puzzle just a question...I searched on forum topics about a tutorial on solving it , but I found nothing interesting, so I ask if there is anyone that can help me with any suggestions how to solve the dayan gem 2...Thanks all!! :D


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 Post subject: Re: Dayan Gem II
PostPosted: Sat Apr 30, 2011 3:17 pm 
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I did it like this:

1. Unjumble.
2. Solve centres.
3. Solve 4-stickered edges (corners?). (This is similar to solving the Pyraminx)
4. Solve 2-stickered edges. (There is a simple sequence you can use in combination with setup moves. Let's call two adjacent 4-stickered edges (corners? But actually for this stage centres... woah) U and R. If you do the sequence R2 U2 R2 U2 you will see that you are doing a 3-cycle of 3 of the 2-stickered edges without jumbling them.)

Hope this helps direct you. I'm thinking of making a guide video on YouTube at some point. This is a really cool puzzle and my first one that jumbles!

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 Post subject: Re: Dayan Gem II
PostPosted: Sun May 01, 2011 2:45 am 
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Emile wrote:
I did it like this:

1. Unjumble.
2. Solve centres.
3. Solve 4-stickered edges (corners?). (This is similar to solving the Pyraminx)
4. Solve 2-stickered edges. (There is a simple sequence you can use in combination with setup moves. Let's call two adjacent 4-stickered edges (corners? But actually for this stage centres... woah) U and R. If you do the sequence R2 U2 R2 U2 you will see that you are doing a 3-cycle of 3 of the 2-stickered edges without jumbling them.)

Hope this helps direct you. I'm thinking of making a guide video on YouTube at some point. This is a really cool puzzle and my first one that jumbles!


Funny: I solve it with step 2 and 3 reversed.
When You use a quarterturn set-up move (on a (not)3x3 face) for the (U2R2)2 alg, you affectively have a 3-Cycle you can not perform on a Gem I without jumbling. I think the puzzle can always be solved without jumbling.

any suggestions for a straight forward terminology/notatiion?

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 Post subject: Re: Dayan Gem II
PostPosted: Sun May 01, 2011 3:23 am 
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Thanks Guys...this is a very intersting puzzle to solve...... 8-)


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