Sites for those who want to solve the Rubik’s Cube

I have that little annoying thing and it’s pretty tough for me to solve it. I’ve been doing this for a year, though not that often. Luckily, there are several sites which can help you in doing this. So check them out if you are going to solve this little bastard.

Rubik’s

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The official website of the Rubik’s Cube is a one stop resource for everything and anything that has to do with the toy. You have the store where you can buy products designed around the puzzle. But if you are looking for hints to solve the Rubik’s Cube, head for Rubik’s Solving Center. You have video help for solving everything from 2×2 cubes to the 5×5 ones. A very colorful step-by-step guide is also provided that takes you to your goal. If you are really into the Rubik’s mindbenders, head for the Forum where you can discuss solutions and tips.

Rubik’s Cube Solution

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This is a “˜fansite’ by Ryan Heise who takes you through many animated instructions that show how to solve the Rubik’s Cube. The solutions stress on doing it without memorization. Beginners or those stumped by the cube can start with the Beginner’s Rubik’s Cube Solution. The site also goes into the theory behind the cube that helps you to understand the method in the solutions. You can also go against the score of others in the three virtual Rubik’s Cube games (like the Rubik’s Cube Simulator) on the site.

Andy Klise’s Rubik’s Cube Guides

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The site hosts a few printable guides which you can download and use to solve Rubik’s Cube. The visually rich guides are single page PDF sheets which can be easily printed out and used to memorize the algorithms necessary to solve the various formats of the puzzle.

Speedsolving

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The discussion board’s chatter revolves around speed solving puzzles with special focus on the Rubik’s Cube. The threads and posts are on the latest puzzles, speedcubing techniques, and competitions that are held around the year. There are sub-forums on blindfold cubing and various how-to guides that discuss various methods of cracking the cubes. The Speedsolving.com Wiki is also a useful place to start out with its well organized index of information.

You Can Do the Cube

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This beautifully colored side reflects the fun you can have unlocking the secrets of the cube. The site is the online face of a campaign to inspire the young to take up the toy and solve its puzzles. It seeks to promote the educational objectives and the benefits that can be had by learning the Rubik’s Cube solution. The useful tool is a colorful infographic that helps to Unlock the Secret of the cube. The solution guide in PDF can also be downloaded in English or Spanish.

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So, don’t struggle and use the Force, folks!

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