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!
This classic "horseshoe" style puzzle by Tavern Puzzle is a great starter to the world of brainteasers. The solution is simple and elegant with just enough fiddling around to make things interesting. If you are a beginner to brainteasers or simply love collecting all of the styles this is a must have for any collection.
All too often we find our gifts come too easily. Wouldn't it be nice to build the anticipation? After all, all good things come with a little work. Enter the Thinkmax Money Maze. This is a great gift for the puzzler in your family. The Money Maze can hold money or small gifts. It won't allow access until the maze has been solved!
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!
The Trapped Mouse by Monkey Pod Games is a classic disentanglement style puzzle. Rope adds a unique element of flexibility to wooden puzzles. As we solvers know, more elements equal more possibilities to distract us from the solution! This puzzle offers a medium to medium-hard difficulty with a satisfying solution. Can you free the mouse?
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?
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!
The classic 3x3. This cube is the one. The shattered dreams and triumphant victory. Solve this and you will be handed the key to the universe! At the very least you'll have a great party trick up your sleeve. No cube can claim the throne quite like Rubik's Cube. Cubers around the world compete for the title of fastest solver. Could you be next? Stay patient and learn the algorithms and you will be well on your way to mastering this ultimate puzzle.
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.
In the puzzle world there are certain classics. They come in all shapes but the principles are the same. The Hanayama Key is the perfect h'omage to the puzzlers hall of fame. A simple look of two objects held together by a single, clever trick. To some these "classic" moves appear obvious. To the new solver, however, these tricks are critical to moves in future puzzles! Perhaps the name Key has more than one meaning in that regard. This beautiful, well cast puzzle is a good look in any collection.
The INSIDE3 Awful Phantom is a serious challenge. The goal is to navigate a metal ball from beginning to end. At first this seems like any traditional 3D maze. That is until we learn that the maze is hidden within a cube. The only clues we get are the different levels of the maze etched into the side of the cube. INSIDE3 offers 12 levels of difficulty. The Awful Phantom is level 9 and offers the unique twist of a second "phantom" ball hidden within the cube.
What is there to say about a 2x2 cube? From first observation it appears to be cute and harmless. Just know the exterior can be quite deceiving! Although it takes fewer moves to solve than a 3x3 cube it makes sure every move counts! This means that each move must be precise and perfectly led into the next. Take your time in learning this one and you'll find it is well worth the effort. We decided to go with the 2x2 cube by D-FantiX due to its solid construction and stickerless design. We love the smooth action and anti-pop technology. This means more time solving! The 2x2 is small and great for on the go puzzling.