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The Pyraminx

Unlocking the secrets of the pyramid

Did you know that before the Rubik’s cube, there was the Pyraminx? This 3-tiered tetrahedron puzzle was designed by German Uwe Mèffert in 1971, three years earlier than the invention of the Rubik’s cube. However, it was only patented in 1981, after Mèffert witnessed the commercial success of the Rubik’s cube (Mèffert now has his own line of puzzles, many of which are extensions of the Pyraminx).