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An assembly puzzle that is composed of thirty-two 1x1x2 oblongs that have bumps and holes in their faces. The goal is to assemble the entire set into a 4x4x4 clube, with no external bumps or holes.
A one-player game (also known as a "puzzle") that is submitted to Mind Games rarely does well. A puzzle that has only one challenge and one solution (as opposed to a set that allows you to set up 40 different challenges or so), even less. A puzzle where all the pieces look about the same, is rather abstract, and has no clear indication of where to start ... well, forget about it. This puzzle probably wouldn't even sell that well at a mechanical-puzzle collector's convention -- the pieces are made of glued plastic that have a tendency to break if you're not careful. But hey, if you have the patience and the time to run through hundreds of combinations for the reward of having a 3-inch blue plastic cube, don't let me dissuade you.
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