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by Robotguy
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Polyhedron Models
Topic: PolyCross
Replies: 4
Views: 16790

Re: PolyCross

Another update (Yes, I've been working on this on and off for many years). I finally gave up and fixed the dihedral angles so these tiles can really only make a truncated icosahedron. Each edge has 2 small magnets, North and South, so they go together with a very satisfying SNAP. I have created 5 di...
by Robotguy
Fri Nov 08, 2013 8:09 pm
Forum: Polyhedron Models
Topic: PolyCross
Replies: 4
Views: 16790

Just an update, still working on this. I tried tiles with magnets but was disappointed with the results, so I am updating the snap-together tiles and should have my next prototype soon. I upgraded to Great Stella and am still discovering the new features. My favorite so far is animated GIFs: https:/...
by Robotguy
Sun Sep 25, 2011 1:58 am
Forum: Polyhedron Models
Topic: PolyCross
Replies: 4
Views: 16790

PolyCross

It's not really a model, but I've been using Small Stella for visualization as I construct a new type of crossword that is played on the surface of regular polyhedra. http://robotguy.net/puzzles/tn_trunc_ico_puz.png http://robotguy.net/puzzles/tn_polyhedra.jpg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8Yt9iJU...