The 'Petaminx' is Like a Rubik's Cube on Steroids

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: • References: puzzleforge & ohgizmo
There are Rubik's cubes, and there are Rubik's cubes on crack, like this 'Petaminx' puzzle. It's a dodecahedral version of the classic Rubik's cube, assembled by Jason Smith of, who used a design by Andrew Cormier. There are 975 individual parts, with 101 stickers on each face. That's a grand total of 1,212 stickers.

The 'Petaminx' was completely handmade. In case you're wondering how long it takes to build and assemble a dodecahedron Rubik's cube from scratch, Smith has posted his itemized labor for the project below. See the behemoth in action above. Stats for Dodecahedral Puzzle Toys Trending: Older & Warm
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