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Rubik's Cube

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Rubik's Cube
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General
Author(s)Morgan Robertson
TypePuzzle
Version1.1
LicenceMixed
Links
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Website
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Rubik's Cube is a remake of the 3D puzzle toy Rubik's cube for the NDS.

Features

  • Extensive touchscreen support.
  • Nice graphics.
  • Cube scrambling.
  • Sequence storage for up to 18 turns, then access them quickly and easily with A/B/X/Y.
  • All six sides of the cube are also displayed on the top screen.

User guide

How to play:

On the Rubik's Cube, each of the six faces was covered by nine stickers, each of one of six solid colours: white, red, blue, orange, green, and yellow.

The goal is to by rotating the faces, get back to the original solved pattern with each side being a single color.

Menu options:

  • Resume - Return to gameplay.
  • Mix cube - Scramble the cube.
  • Quit - Return to the main menu.
  • Backlight - Turn the backlight off and on.
  • Reset cube - Set the cube to its solved state.
  • Save new sequence - Store a sequence of turns to the A/B/X/Y buttons.

Controls

Can be controlled by stylus.

Start - Access options menu

A/B - Select menu options, Execute stored sequence

X/Y - Execute stored sequence

L/R - Rotate cube

D-Pad - Move menu cursor, Rotate cube

Screenshots

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Media

Gameplay video.

Changelog

v1.1

  • Added timer.
  • Switched X/Xi rotation functions for up/down buttons.
  • Fixed bug that results in impossible cubes after mixing.

v1.0

  • Initially released in the forums at palib.info on December 21, 2007.

Credits

Programmed & Graphics by Morgan Robertson.

Special Thanks to:

  • Mollusk and everyone at PAlib for writing a great library and other resources.
  • Everyone who offered help and support in the PAlib forums.
  • Everyone at devkitPro.
  • Stephen Berg and John Menietti for their inspiration.
  • Erno Rubik for inventing the Rubik's Cube.


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