Escher’s Playground 2-pack 777

Escher’s Playground 2-pack 777 3d printed Gift Guide Puzzles 2 Mazes and Balls
2 Mazes and Balls
Escher’s Playground 2-pack 777 3d printed Gift Guide Puzzles 2 Mazes and Balls
Escher’s Playground 2-pack 777 3d printed Gift Guide Puzzles 2 Mazes and Balls
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Escher’s Playground 2-pack 777 3d printed Gift Guide Puzzles Ball at Entrance
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Escher’s Playground 2-pack 777 3d printed Gift Guide Puzzles Ball at Exit
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Escher’s Playground 2-pack 777 3d printed Gift Guide Puzzles Escher’s Playground
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Escher’s Playground 2-pack 777 3d printed Gift Guide Puzzles
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About this Product

Color and material options are in the "Select Material" drop-down list on the right. If you want an option not shown or would like a quantity discount, please click on the "Contact Designer" button to write me an email.

This pack includes two "Escher's Playground" mazes. Each maze includes it’s own ball.

Escher's Playground - Reminiscent of the upside-down staircase paintings by Escher, this 7x7x7 maze will soon have you forgetting which way is up and down. The dimensions of this maze are 40mm by 40mm by 40mm and the ball is 9mm in diameter.

Ethereal Maze Puzzles are mazes that you solve by rolling a ball through an innovative new three dimensional lattice structure which forms the maze paths. The goal is to roll the ball through the Labyrinth Maze from the entrance to the exit. An additional challenge is to navigate the ball from the exit back to the entrance.

Start by pushing the ball into the spring loaded entrance ( it looks like a backwards “J”). Tip the maze in different directions to roll the ball along the paths through the maze. Don’t worry, if you make a wrong turn, the ball will not fall out of the maze. If the ball runs into a dead-end you can just roll the ball back the opposite way and try another path, that’s all part of this fun brain game. When you reach the exit there is a spring loaded button to press to release the ball from the maze. The exit is in a corner of the 3D maze, where you will find a bar with the little button sticking out from the side of the maze.

Each maze game come with the ball attached by a little chain link cage for shipping. This needs to be cut off and cut open with scissors and the ball will fall out. Note that each larger size maze comes with a larger ball. The balls can quickly and easily be colored with a highlighter or marker. Let the ball dry for a minute after applying then roll between clean white paper to remove excess color so it does not rub off on the maze. Paint for plastic models can also be used. The orange, green and black balls in the pictures were colored with highlighters or markers. Coloring the ball makes it easier to track in the Labyrinth maze.

See for yourself how Ethereal Maze Puzzles take maze puzzles to a whole new level of challenge and fun. With their convoluted lattice structure they can also be enjoyed as captivating and intriguing sculptural works of art.

For updates, news and reviews please visit the Ethereal Maze Puzzles YouTube channel and Facebook Fan Page

Show off these unique Works of Art in a quality display case. The medium size case is about $3 and is perfect for "Escher’s Playground". You can see a picture of the display case with a maze inside in the photos above. Use the link below to get your Display Case with Free Shipping.

Medium Size BCW Maze Puzzle Display Case

If you are in the UK you can get a similar one for about GBP 5.30 with Free Shipping with the link below:

Display Case for Bare Bones for UK Customers


Dimensions

IN: 2.161 w x 3.47 d x 1.685 h
CM: 5.49 w x 8.814 d x 4.28 h
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This puzzle is unlike anything we have seen before! The price is right too! Can't wait to try out as Christmas gifts for family and friends.
November 19, 2011, 6:47 pm
 
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