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[[Image:Howtodismantle4x4.JPG|thumb|How to dismantle a Rubik's Revenge.]]
 
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[[Image:Mechanismrevenge.JPG|thumb|Mechanism]]
 
[[Image:Mechanismrevenge.JPG|thumb|Mechanism]]
The '''Rubik's Revenge''' (also known as the '''4x4x4 cube''', and normally referred to as the '''4x4x4''' or '''4x4''') is a twistable [[puzzle]] in the shape of a cube that is cut three times along each of three axes. There are three main brands for this puzzle, all of which are popular for [[speedcubing]]: the [[Rubik's]], patented by [[Peter Sebesteny]] in 1983, the [[East Sheen]], patented by [[Chen Sen Li]] in 1999, and the [[Mefferts]], which is a copy of the old [[Rubik's]] mechanism.   
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The '''Rubik's Revenge''' (also known as the '''4x4x4 cube''', and normally referred to as the '''4x4x4''' or '''4x4''') is a twistable [[puzzle]] in the shape of a cube that is cut three times along each of three axes. The two main speedcubing brands are the [[Shengshou]] and the [[Dayan]] and [[MF8]] cubes. There original brands for this puzzle, all of which were popular for [[speedcubing]]; but have been trumped by the new brands are the [[Rubik's]], patented by [[Peter Sebesteny]] in 1983, the [[East Sheen]], patented by [[Chen Sen Li]] in 1999, and the [[Mefferts]], which is a copy of the old [[Rubik's]] mechanism.   
  
 
The [[Rubik's]] brand puzzle has no fixed centers, but a total of 24 [[center]] pieces, a total of 24 [[edge]] pieces, and 8 [[corner]]s. It has 7.4 x 10^45 positions.
 
The [[Rubik's]] brand puzzle has no fixed centers, but a total of 24 [[center]] pieces, a total of 24 [[edge]] pieces, and 8 [[corner]]s. It has 7.4 x 10^45 positions.

Revision as of 17:16, 29 December 2012

A Rubik's Revenge.
How to dismantle a Rubik's Revenge.
Mechanism

The Rubik's Revenge (also known as the 4x4x4 cube, and normally referred to as the 4x4x4 or 4x4) is a twistable puzzle in the shape of a cube that is cut three times along each of three axes. The two main speedcubing brands are the Shengshou and the Dayan and MF8 cubes. There original brands for this puzzle, all of which were popular for speedcubing; but have been trumped by the new brands are the Rubik's, patented by Peter Sebesteny in 1983, the East Sheen, patented by Chen Sen Li in 1999, and the Mefferts, which is a copy of the old Rubik's mechanism.

The Rubik's brand puzzle has no fixed centers, but a total of 24 center pieces, a total of 24 edge pieces, and 8 corners. It has 7.4 x 10^45 positions.

See Also



Cubic twisty puzzles

2x2x2 | 3x3x3 | 4x4x4 | 5x5x5 | 6x6x6 | 7x7x7 | more...

Skewb | Master Skewb | Rex cube | Dino cube | Helicopter cube | Curvy Copter

Crazy 4×4×4 cube (version 1) | Crazy 4×4×4 cube (version 2) | Crazy 4×4×4 cube (version 3)

Gear cube | Gear cube extreme

Constrained cube (90°) (mechanism variation of 3x3x3) | Void cube (mechanism variation of 3x3x3) | Latch Cube (mechanism variation of 3x3x3)

Void cube | Shepherd's cube (sticker variation of 3x3x3) | Labyrinth cube (sticker variation of 3x3x3) | Supercube (sticker variation of NxNxN cubes)

Square 1 | Square 2

Bandaged cube