The Platypus puzzle can be rotated around any of 8 vertices in multiples of 120 degrees.|
This makes it hard enough to be a challenge, but still easy enough to master without
help in a few days. It has precision injection molded parts. A spring-loaded thin
ball-bearing mechanism makes operation easy and precise.
Just in case you do need a little help in playing with this unique puzzle, some hints
are provided under the solution link on our webside www.mefferts.com
Below is an interesting 8 turn movehow to bring all 3 matching sites atound each corner
and have all 4 different suits on each face and the corner tops.
Starting from the solved position move each corner clockwise 1 turn each, then the centers
anticlockwise 1 turn each. To brings the pieces back to the starting position, turn
the centers clockwise 1 turn each, and then the corners anticlockwise 1 turn each.
The result is shown if fig.1 above.