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[[Image:Howtodismantle4x4.JPG|thumb|How to dismantle a Rubik's Revenge.]]
 
[[Image:Howtodismantle4x4.JPG|thumb|How to dismantle a Rubik's Revenge.]]
 
[[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 two main brands for this puzzle, both of which are popular for [[speedcubing]]: the [[Rubik's]], patented by [[Peter Sebesteny]] in 1983, and the [[East Sheen]], patented by [[Chen Sen Li]] in 1999.
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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. 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.
  
 
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.

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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. 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.

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

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

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