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The concept of a cuboid applied to a hexagonal prism.
This puzzle is the result of a long quest to "translate" the concept of the cuboid into a different shape. There have been similar attempts before (like X-Minx, see the separate entry), but they all lacked enough symmetry to truly be analogous in my opinion. For one, you couldn't easily scramble them without i-Cube type moves.
The Curvy Hexoid is different. It can make 180 degrees turns on its side axes, and 120 degree turns on the top axis while preserving the shape.
But there's an additional type of move that isn't as obvious. The top face can be turned by just 60 degrees, aligning in a way that allows the puzzle to shapeshift. See image 4.
The puzzle is thus analogous to the "Brick Cuboid" class of puzzles, behaving similarly to the 2x3x4 and 3x4x5, albeit with an additional dimension due to the hexagonal geometry. It was printed by and stickered with stickers from Jason Gavril.
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