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Monday, November 22, 2010

Good Puzzle Collector's Web Page

Gisela Wittingen, from the Netherlands, has a nice section in her puzzle web page of photographs. Check 'em out!

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Rubik's Slide: iphone puzzle app

Last month I met with the publicity staff of Rubik's Slide. They reported: while on QVC, they sold 40,000 copies in the first 10 minutes.

You have a choice: buy the actual electronic gadget puzzle for $15 or buy the iphone app for $2.99. Both?

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Michelle Nataniel Yugie, Rubik’s Cube Champ

Seems like 99% of the time, Rubik's Cube Fanatics are male. This young lady is an inspiration!

Monday, November 15, 2010

Hex Slide 10,000 Iphone puzzle App

This Mechanical Puzzle Correspondent completed all 625 Expert levels of Rush Hour. Relieved and sad that there were no more challenges.

And now, Michael Katz & Nick Hodapp have created 10,000 levels of a new version which they name: Hex Slide 10,000. Of these, 4000 are at the Advanced Level.

.99 C'mon, don't be a cheapskate. Buy it! This is the perfect bargain for people serving long sentences.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Puzzle for Pets?

Oskar van Deventer found this Stewart Coffin puzzle sold in his local pet food store. If your dog, cat or rabbit can't dismantle it and restore it - they can chew on it!

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Monospace - Iphone Puzzle app

Daniel Lutz created Colorbind - one of the top 10 intelligent puzzle apps. Monospace is his encore. 60 levels. Impossible to describe. Just download it & watch the demonstration. This Mechanical Puzzle Correspondent has solved 59 levels and hopes to one day complete that last level.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Puzzle Friend in the News: Washington Post

In the puzzle world, Bill Ritchie is best known for his company ThinkFun (formerly Binary Arts). In his neighborhood, he's better known as the guy with the Texaco sign outside his home. "You can trust your car to the man who wears the star."