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IPP the International Puzzle Party

IPP38 Puzzles

Brian @ Mr Puzzle made two of the puzzles presented at this years IPP puzzle exchange. Rollercoaster is an interlocking and dexterity and packing puzzle in one! You’ll need to solve the puzzle inside the confined space of the box. Designed

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Collectors update: Glitter very hard burr

Difficulty rating 10/10 You would expect this level of difficulty in an 18 piece burr. This one has just 5! We have just 15 of these puzzles left. Once sold we won’t be making them again. Designed by Osanori Yamamoto

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International Puzzle Party Paris IPP37

The 2017 International Puzzle Party was held in August in Paris. IPP37.  The highlight of the puzzle calendar. A chance to catch up with friends from around the world and puzzle for a week! This year returning to Paris was a

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Awful Eiffel level 12 burr

An 8 piece interlocking burr that’s as hard to do as it is to photograph!!!  It’s a level 12 burr and then some so nothing trivial that’s for sure.  Just like photographing a clear Perspex burr is not trivial! The

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The Louvre sequential discovery puzzle

France has lost the Mona Lisa!!!!!! Find the flagpole and the French Flag. Find the Mona Lisa. Raise the French Flag so it stays at full mast above The Louvre. The Louvre is the latest sequential discovery puzzle designed and

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Gridlock at the Arc de Triomphe

This puzzle evolved from an idea by William Hu for an “Anti-Slide” puzzle. With some tweaking by Junichi Yananose and Brian Young here at Mr Puzzle a puzzle was made for Jerry Slocum to present at the Edward Hordern Puzzle

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More Vinco stock just arrived.

We’ve just had a new shipment land to restock lots of Václav Obšívac (Vinco to puzzlers) puzzles after Christmas sales. There’s a new one – Hexator 6 piece hard interlocking puzzle.  The puzzle is modelled on the larger Xcruci8 puzzle.  But if the 8 piece

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Ovolo 8 piece Yavuz Demirhan designed burr

As soon as Brian saw this design published by Yavuz Demirhan on Facebook he immediately wrote to him to get permission to produce it.  He knew it would be a winner!  A nice balance of blackbean wood interwoven with acrylic makes

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Holey 6 Board Burr II

Junichi Yananose was the first puzzle designer to create a board burr way back in 1990. This Holey 6 Board Burr II is one of the designs that came out of the analysis of another set of burrs that Junichi

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Bram’s Magic twisty puzzle from IPP36

Bram’s Magic was invented by Bram Cohen and developed in conjunction with Oskar van Deventer to create an amazing new type of twisty puzzle. It is a set of six balls.  The set of six can shapeshift in curious ways

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