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Cube : The Ultimate Guide to the World's Betselling Puzzle, Secrets, Stories, Solutions (Paperback)

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Just in time to satisfy the kids of all ages who received Rubik's Cubes as holiday gifts, here is the book to ensure that the gift won?t go unused (or unsolved).Puzzle Masters Jerry Slocum, David Singmaster, Dieter Gebhardt, Wei-Hwa Huang, and Geert Hellings, share their expertise on the greatest puzzle ever created. Not only doesThe Cube provide dozens of strategies for competitive cubing?including speedcubing?it also shows you how to solve every kind of cube that exists: the "Mini Cube" 2x2x2; the "Classic" 3x3x3; the "Rubik's Revenge" 4x4x4; the "Professor's Cube" 5x5x5; and the largest cubes available, the "V-Cube 6" 6x6x6 and the "V-Cube 7" 7x7x7. The book even includes modular instructions for cubes of any potential size! All solutions are fully illustrated with all-new, easy-to-follow instructions created specially for this book. This unique book also includes a fascinating history of the Rubik's Cube?from its invention in 1974 by Ernö Rubik to the '80s craze to its resurgence today, including dozens of rare photographs of vintage cubes, ephemera, and more!Packed with color photos from Jerry Slocum's extensive and unique collection of mechanical puzzles,The Cube is a must-have companion to the ultimate brainteaser.
Just in time to satisfy the kids of all ages who received Rubik's Cubes as holiday gifts, here is the book to ensure that the gift won’t go unused (or unsolved).Puzzle Masters Jerry Slocum, David Singmaster, Dieter Gebhardt, Wei-Hwa Huang, and Geert Hellings, share their expertise on the greatest puzzle ever created. Not only doesThe Cube provide dozens of strategies for competitive cubing—including speedcubing—it also shows you how to solve every kind of cube that exists: the "Mini Cube" 2x2x2; the "Classic" 3x3x3; the "Rubik's Revenge" 4x4x4; the "Professor's Cube" 5x5x5; and the largest cubes available, the "V-Cube 6" 6x6x6 and the "V-Cube 7" 7x7x7. The book even includes modular instructions for cubes of any potential size! All solutions are fully illustrated with all-new, easy-to-follow instructions created specially for this book. This unique book also includes a fascinating history of the Rubik's Cube—from its invention in 1974 by Ernö Rubik to the '80s craze to its resurgence today, including dozens of rare photographs of vintage cubes, ephemera, and more!Packed with color photos from Jerry Slocum's extensive and unique collection of mechanical puzzles,The Cube is a must-have companion to the ultimate brainteaser.
Explains the history of the Rubik's Cube, shares puzzles from around the world based on the same principles, and offers new puzzles and solutions for cubes ranging from 2x2x2 to 7x7x7.
Number of Pages: 142
Genre: Games
Sub-Genre: Puzzles
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Hachette Books
Author: Jerry Slocum
Language: English
Street Date: March 11, 2009
TCIN: 11781795
UPC: 9781579128050
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-9597
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