A shape mod is a twisty puzzle which is apparently in one shape, but which has the mechanism of another shape and thus can be solved using a solution intended for the second shape (albeit perhaps with parity/orientation considerations existing in one but not applying to the other).

Examples of shape modsEdit

Shape PuzzleModification of
Stella octangulaPyrastarPocket Cube
Mastermorphix Rubik's Cube
Octagonal prismBarrel
RhombicuboctahedronDiamond Cube
Russian Puzzle Ball
SphereUsually world globes
or standard Cube stickers
Cross shapeX-Cube
OctahedronSkewb DiamondSkewb

to be continued...


See AlsoEdit

Scrambled Rubik's Cube
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