3D Printed Puzzles, Mazes, and Brainteasers

Do you enjoy solving complex puzzles? Or navigating through through sophisticated mazes? Thanks to 3D printing technology you’re no longer limited to the standard Rubik’s cube. There are now many new designs and innovations that will make you rethink the way we see puzzles. Here are a few 3D printed puzzles and mazes on Shapeways that have taken a twist and turn for the better. 

3D Maze by cinemo  

This 3D maze consists of a complex network of thin tubes held in a rigid frame. A small ball is located within the maze and can move freely.

Ethereal Maze Puzzles by SteveWinter

Ethereal Maze Puzzles are Maze Games that you solve by rolling a ball through an innovative new three dimensional lattice structure which forms the maze paths. These mazes will blow your mind. 

Heart Maze Pendant by Fairesure 

The path to the heart is always wishful and tricky

Oskar Puzzles by Oskar_van_Deventer

Oskar Puzzles are amazing puzzles and objects that only exist thanks to innovative 3D printing technologies. These puzzles will blow your mind. 

Twisty puzzles designed by Timur Evbatyrov

With these puzzles everything that could be imagined to be twisty, does twist. 

3D printing has given designers the freedom to modify, configure, and customize shapes in order to create these unique puzzle and maze products. The process of Selective Laser Sintering has completely changed the puzzle-making game, empowering designers to make puzzles previous impossible in low volumes or with injection molding. These creations make for a brainteasing toy both for the mind and on the eyes. Seeing is believing, but doing is achieving. 

Want to learn more about how 3D Printing is enabling the most complex puzzles ever created? Here’s a great article from Gigaom


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