Mechanical Puzzles Blog

Exploring the World of Geometric Puzzles
Most people have taken a geometry class in their life, but how many people can say that they enjoyed it? It’s a tragedy that so many of the hidden ...

Sequential Puzzles: Turning the Mundane into the Mysterious
When you think of mechanics, science, and mathematics, do you think of excitement, beauty, and nature? More likely, you think back to some boring, ...

See the World in New Shades: Spice Things up with Kubiya's Colored Sudoku Set
  Optimistic people are sometimes said to view the world through a pair of rose-colored glasses, and it follows that adding a splash of color to ev...

Infinity Checkers - The Ancient Art of War Strategy Game
The subject of today’s article has suffered a kind of identity crisis; none of the names applied so far have really stuck. It originated in Java, ...

The Short Life of Tic Tac Toe
The game of Tic Tac Toe lives mostly in childhood, stretched between the children too young to understand and the ones too old to care. It might no...

Karakuri - The Art of making Puzzle Boxes
Karakuri, or, Trick, is the word of the day and the name of the collection we chose to highlight for this post. Karakuri Box is a fine company and ...

From Brain to Battlefield: Tips for Success with Kubiya’s Classic Strategy Games
Do you ever find yourself 10 steps ahead of the people around you? Do you carefully calculate your next moves in life, love, and friendship? Whethe...

Mechanical Puzzles in Pop Culture: Have You Seen This Puzzle?
Puzzles are ubiquitous in the world around us, and one recurring place that artists love to display their work is through pop culture! Mechanical p...

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Mechanical puzzles are a splendid way for adults and children with diverse brains to test their problem-solving skills and have a great time while ...

The People Behind the Product: A Closer Look at Jürgen Reiche
In today’s day and age, many people buy products without fully realizing the extent of what goes on behind the scenes. Who designed that puzzle? Wh...

Mechanical Puzzle Rankings – Step Up Your Game!
How hard is this puzzle? One of our most frequently asked questions about mechanical puzzles is also one of the most nuanced to answer. The human b...

Father’s Day Puzzles for the Original Essential Worker
Puzzles have been passed down from Grandfathers and Fathers for hundreds of years; this Father's Day, we hope to help you start a fun tradition at ...