Dino Cube

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The Dino Cube is yet another classic twisy puzzle. This cube-shaped brain twister is scrambled by turning any of its 8 corners clockwise or counter-clockwise which shuffles its edge pieces around. It is considered to be a rather easy puzzle to solve and can be done mostly intuitively - perfect for beginners! The original version of this puzzle is the one shown on this page - the 6 colors version, where each face of the cube is colored differently very much like the original Rubik's Cube.

Buy why "Dino"? Well, unlike the puzzle shown here the original puzzle had slightly different colors to it, but in addition it had small dinosaur cartoons on each of the tiles - giving this puzzle its famous name.

This puzzle actually has two solved positions which are a mirror image of each other. Despite this fact, and the fact that this puzzle is quite easy to solve, it has over 19 million possible combinations! Computer simulations show that any of these combinations can be solved in 10 moves or less for either of the two solved positions or 11 moves if you want to go back to the exact same solved state you started with.

The mechanism inside this puzzle is quite similar to the one found in a Skewb or even a Pyraminx, turning along 4 different axis. Throughout the years many different variations of this puzzle have been released, such as the 4-color Dino Cube.



Comments 61

ggs

ggs

i tried to solve yellow side, but i messed it up xd
YES SIRRR

YES SIRRR

YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS, I DID IT WITH 2:37 MINUTES, THIS IS DA BESSTTT
Someone

Someone

i solved it with a "genius" alg "i" made to solve the "specific" case of a u perm + 2 flip ("specific" means i've gotten it twice in a row so it may be the only last layer case)
max

max

this is such a nice accessible way to learn how to solve new puzzles :D i cant really buy a new one anytime i want to and although its not as easy as having it in person, it still works really well :)
MelonGuy44

MelonGuy44

This is so cool! I love it!
Hayden

Hayden

I can solve 2x2, 3x3, 4x4, Pyraminx, 2x2 Pyraminx, Megaminx, Kilominx, skewb, Square 0, Square 1, Clock, Tower Cube, Domino cube, Floppy cube, Dino cube, 4 color Dino Cube, 2x2 Mirror block, Mirror Block.
Ant

Ant

Awesome cube! Very easy. Now I've solved: Square-0, Pyraminx, 2x2, 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, 2x2 pyraminx and Dino cube. Keep it up, Grubiks!
rubik's (hyper) cube

rubik's (hyper) cube

not very hard
tiko

tiko

easy cube. honestly it is easier than the 4c dino
Ethan

Ethan

I like dinosaurs
Odin

Odin

I love it!
hvhgvhg

hvhgvhg

love it
donna cell

donna cell

Can solve 2 layers
Lil’ Fox

Lil’ Fox

I solved It! Cubes i solved now, 2x2x3, Dino Cube 2x2 Pyraminx
Nom

Nom

this is a great cube for begginers!
jack

jack

so goooooooooooood
yes

yes

I checkered it
Cyber Małż

Cyber Małż

just skewb without the centers
Bozo>3

Bozo>3

I can solve this but takes me long 😅
Aymaan

Aymaan

I SOLVED IT LESS GOO


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