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 Post subject: Unknown Rubik's Cube Sticker Design
PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 5:21 pm 
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On my usual trips around the local charity shops I came across this Rubik's Cube with stickers I haven't seen before:

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Rubik's Signature Cube by Puzzleparadox, on Flickr
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Rubik's Signature Cube by Puzzleparadox, on Flickr

Do any of you twisty gurus happen to recognise it, and perhaps know the history behind it (if there is any)? I'd like it to have it's proper name on my image gallery if it does have one. :)

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 Post subject: Re: Unknown Rubik's Cube Sticker Design
PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 5:39 pm 
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It's called Rubik's Cube 4th Dimension
http://twistypuzzles.com/cgi-bin/puzzle.cgi?pkey=71

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 Post subject: Re: Unknown Rubik's Cube Sticker Design
PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 5:43 pm 
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That's a great help Aleksey, thank you very much! :D

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 Post subject: Re: Unknown Rubik's Cube Sticker Design
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Don't play with this one too much. It has the terrible stickers where the lining comes off and the colors all fade.

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 Post subject: Re: Unknown Rubik's Cube Sticker Design
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It's been pretty well used already, but all the stickers are still there. It won't be played with, but I think I'll keep it as it is for the collection rather than stripping it like I planned to.

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 Post subject: Re: Unknown Rubik's Cube Sticker Design
PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:19 pm 
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Interesting that the folks doing the packaging didn't know about the overall twist restriction on the centers. The box states that it increases the number of states by 4^4 but it actually increases by only (4^4)/2.

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 Post subject: Re: Unknown Rubik's Cube Sticker Design
PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:24 pm 
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bmenrigh wrote:
Interesting that the folks doing the packaging didn't know about the overall twist restriction on the centers. The box states that it increases the number of states by 4^4 but it actually increases by only (4^4)/2.
It should be 4^4. The half twist restriction you're thinking of from a normal super cube disappears into the 2 non-super stickered centers.

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 Post subject: Re: Unknown Rubik's Cube Sticker Design
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Hybrid424 wrote:
I'll keep it as it is for the collection rather than stripping it like I planned to.

Good decision! The stickers on this cube are really hard to take off!


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 Post subject: Re: Unknown Rubik's Cube Sticker Design
PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:50 pm 
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GuiltyBystander wrote:
bmenrigh wrote:
Interesting that the folks doing the packaging didn't know about the overall twist restriction on the centers. The box states that it increases the number of states by 4^4 but it actually increases by only (4^4)/2.
It should be 4^4. The half twist restriction you're thinking of from a normal super cube disappears into the 2 non-super stickered centers.

Yep I'm dumb. I didn't even realize two centers weren't stickered so I should have mistakenly said (4^6)/2 so that's a double error on my part.

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