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 Post subject: Anyone experience with Xmatrix? (Maze available at Harrods)
PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 8:34 am 
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I also found another new maze puzzle (created 2010?), available at Harrods:

xmatrix

Seems like puzzles can be 'hot' in general shops. Does anyone here have this in their collection?


The latest puzzle that I bought: Zahnradlaby from designer Jean Claude Constantin

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 Post subject: Re: Anyone experience with Xmatrix? (Maze available at Harro
PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 10:55 am 
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Thanks to chuchudengren in my other topic, I found following review of this puzzle.


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 Post subject: Re: Anyone experience with Xmatrix? (Maze available at Harro
PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 1:08 pm 
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It's the first time I've seen it, but by god I want it.

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 Post subject: Re: Anyone experience with Xmatrix? (Maze available at Harro
PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 4:22 pm 
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Now I've seen the extensive review, it's for sure on my wishlist.

Anyone knowing similar puzzles currently available like the Dael O Ring, Revomaze and Xmatrix?


(I was already surprised 3 weeks ago by the Zahnradlaby, nicely made in wood and perspex. I've also seen other versions of this kind of puzzle then. One big round cilinder disk with maze, also from Jean Claude Constantin I expect. And a 'single version' of a Labyrinth as in the Zahnradlaby)

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 Post subject: Re: Anyone experience with Xmatrix? (Maze available at Harro
PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 9:19 pm 
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Rob also has a bit of a review over on Robs Ruzzle Page.

There is also a really cool maze being offered by Tom Linden from Finland. Sorry, I'm not at home so I don't have the link for you right now.

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 Post subject: Re: Anyone experience with Xmatrix? (Maze available at Harro
PostPosted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 4:29 am 
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katsmom wrote:
Rob also has a bit of a review over on Robs Ruzzle Page.

There is also a really cool maze being offered by Tom Linden from Finland. Sorry, I'm not at home so I don't have the link for you right now.



I found the shop of Tomas Linden, Eureka!. But I can't see which item you are referring at? (Oskar's maze puzzle?)


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 Post subject: Re: Anyone experience with Xmatrix? (Maze available at Harro
PostPosted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 8:02 am 
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I'm home. Here are a few:
the finish site.

Dram25

blind maze

Sorry. video only Andreas. I'll do photos if I must when I open that bed :lol:

And after I cut a few minutes off my talk I'll make you a video of my pepsi nex mazes.

Oh, and we can't forget the Misc. lock from quicksolver!

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 Post subject: Re: Anyone experience with Xmatrix? (Maze available at Harro
PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:35 am 
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Thanks for the extensive information. Really appreciate this!

I'll look if I can get a grab of a Pepsi Nex and maybe even a Dram25 at Ebay.
Will consider to buy the Blind labyrinth 1A&1C also.

:idea: Making up my mind whether I can fold some own mazes onto a cilinder to create similar stuff. Or create another type of maze puzzle.
But that will be far future seeing all work and hobby projects I'm currently working on (first have to build a plywood castle for the kids to play with. Will be about 0.5m^2 surface (and 25cm high))

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 Post subject: Re: Anyone experience with Xmatrix? (Maze available at Harro
PostPosted: Sun Dec 18, 2011 9:40 pm 
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I'm really loving the way the Xmatrix puzzles look. I may have to go ahead and order one as soon as I have some spare money.

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 Post subject: Re: Anyone experience with Xmatrix? (Maze available at Harro
PostPosted: Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:01 am 
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I saw them (new) on Ebay; maybe a cheaper option.

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 Post subject: Re: Anyone experience with Xmatrix? (Maze available at Harro
PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 9:49 pm 
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Wrapping mazes into cylinders...I came up with a neat pen-holder that did that, but lost my copy of SolidWorks in a computer crash before I finished it. If you want to do a collaboration (anybody or Splinter) let me know...

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 Post subject: Re: Anyone experience with Xmatrix? (Maze available at Harro
PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 7:01 am 
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quicksolver wrote:
Wrapping mazes into cylinders...I came up with a neat pen-holder that did that, but lost my copy of SolidWorks in a computer crash before I finished it. If you want to do a collaboration (anybody or Splinter) let me know...


Do you mean something like this?

I'm quite into ideas (I can always be contacted; see my introduction), but my agenda is too full before March 2012.
If there's some interesting idea, we can keep it warm towards after that date (or work with less direct progress / start slowly).

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 Post subject: Re: Anyone experience with Xmatrix? (Maze available at Harro
PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:19 pm 
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I finally received the set of these excellent and beautiful mazes. I really enjoy them and they are actually puzzles that my wife likes to play with too (which is rare)!


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