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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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Big Ben wins IPP35 Jury Grand Prize

We’re very proud to have produced the Big Ben puzzle at Mr Puzzle. A brilliant design by John, Juno and Brian recognised with the Jury Grand Prize at the IPP35 Design Competition.  http://www.johnrausch.com/DesignCompetition/ Some puzzles still available for sale at

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International Puzzle Party 34 London, England

The 34th International Puzzle Party was held in London, England in August 2014. Mr Puzzle made six new designs for the Edward Hordern Puzzle Exchange event that is one of the focus events of IPP. Puzzles are listed in the

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International Puzzle Party 33 Narita Japan

The 33rd International Puzzle Party was held in Narita, outside Tokyo, in Japan in August 2013. Mr Puzzle made four new designs for the Edward Hordern Puzzle Exchange event that is one of the focus events of IPP. Puzzles are

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International Puzzle Party 32 Washington,USA

The 32nd IPP was held in Washington DC.  What a city to visit.  So many museums.  And then there was a weekend of puzzling….. Mr Puzzle made two new sequential discovery puzzle designs for the Edward Hordern Puzzle Exchange event

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International Puzzle Party 31 Berlin, Germany

At Mr Puzzle we made three puzzles for the IPP in Berlin.  Two very different puzzles by the same designer: Junichi Yananose.  And Brian designed his own progressive discovery puzzle “off the back of the bat”… to “torture” everyone…. all

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International Puzzle Party 30 Osaka & Hakone, Japan

The 30th International Puzzle Party was held in two locations in Japan in July 2010.  We enjoyed meeting puzzle friends in Osaka first then travelled by the Shinkensen train to Hakone for a second round of puzzling fun.  “Puzzle Mountain”

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International Puzzle Party 29, San Francisco, USA

IPP29 was hosted by Dave Rossetti  and held in San Francisco in August of 2009. What do you think of when you think San Francisco?  That funny windy little street in all the movies?  That’s exactly what Brian thought of

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