A metal puzzle by Hanayama that fits well in our maze category! This level 5 is a real task. There isn't a whole lot of distance from the center of the maze to the outside. As you probably guessed the solution is not as direct as it looks! The mobile, horseshoe shaped ring has two teeth, one on either side. This means you have to solve not one but two mazes simultaneously! Like all Hanayama puzzles this one is built solid and sure to last. The compact nature of this one also makes it easy to tote around and show off. Take plenty of breaks and jump back to it when the inspiration hits!
This cryptex-style wooden lock creates a fun challenge for your wine loving friends! Set the combination to a number of significance and offer clues. Otherwise, sit back and enjoy the puzzled looks while your friends try to discover one particular number in 120 possibilites! This puzzle is easy to set up and is sure to offer a special occasion once solved.
Chinese Nine Linked Rings are a quintessential classic! If you are looking for a puzzle with serious difficulty look no further. The goal is to remove the wand from its 9 ring entrapment. As we know this is always easier said than done! This puzzle requires a fair amount of moves and it sure to occupy even the top notch solvers. Be prepared to spend some time discovering the tricks. This particular puzzle has a huge following and there are many videos of first time attempts. Perhaps you can hold the next fastest time!
D-FantiX is well known for setting the bar high with their construction. This 5x5 is well engineered fast and stable machine. There won't be any hangups getting in front of your new speed record! The stickerless design ensures that this will never fade from your collection.
We can all remember the early years when we first picked up the classic six-sided cube. Things are different now and the Twister Megaminx is here to show us they've changed in big ways! This twelve sided monster adds a new twist on the cube genre. The Twister is durable and looks great in it's carbon fiber wrapping. It is sure to add hours of challenge to your puzzling!
We find the Soma Cube to be a great desktop puzzle. Of course, we could probably benefit with less desktop distractions to pull us from work! The Soma Cube is a gift to Tetris lovers. The goal is to rebuild a cube out of smaller pieces so that the cover may sit over the top. Puzzles like this take a bit of studying as each piece can serve a limitless amount of purposes. This adds to the zen of our desktop experience. Place a piece or two while waiting for your next page to load. Before you know it you have a perfect wooden cube. Just be sure the work gets done too!
This hand crafted piece of art is made from premium grade, fully organic monkey wood. The Powder Keg operates like a 3d jigsaw lathered in brain teasing elements. This one takes time to observe it's pieces and how they operate. You will find that when you discover the personality of each piece the full story fits together masterfully!
Gravity Maze is a personal Think Fun favorite of ours here at Puzzle iD. This takes the concept of a maze and adds gravity and a third dimension! Choose one of 60 cards ranging from easy to very challenging. The card will display an initial setup of pieces. You are also given prompts for pieces that must be placed on the board. The goal is to drop a metal ball at the highest point of the maze and have it fall and tumble through the path you have created to the red finish piece. Gravity Maze rewards forward thinking and a fundamental understanding of how each piece can be used. The solution is typically hard earned but always satisfying!
As if matching colored sides is not enough, TANCH steps it up by taking the colors away completely. The goal with this cube is to match the sides based on shape taking this from a jumbled mess into a perfectly tidy cube. Veterans of the 3x3 will love this spin on the classic dimension.
On the Brink is the first of Think Fun's 3-part Programming Game Series. Have you ever been interested in learning the fundamentals of coding? This series teaches you concepts without even touching a computer! The goal is to use logic cues to guide a robot from start to finish. No coding knowledge is necessary but it certainly does help. If you are new to the realm then you'll love how well the instructions are laid out. Think Fun has taken the time to create a truly welcoming environment as well as a wonderful logic game for us die hard solvers!
Need a 3d maze on the go? Check out the Perplexus Q-Bot. Small enough to fit in a pocket, this little maze can be brought anywhere you need to pass the time. Don't be set aside by the size. This little maze packs in 33 different challenges!
Hanayama continues to produce some of the best puzzles we have ever seen. Nutcase is no exception! This is a difficult brainteaser that requires patience and keen attention to very fine detail. The appearance is a traditional set of nuts and bolts. Use this knowledge to your advantage but don't get to caught up on how these things normally function. Can you free the nut from its case?