Cube

from Simon Tatham's Portable Puzzle Collection


If you've been reading this message for more than a second or two, then this WebAssembly puzzle doesn't seem to be working in your web browser. Sorry!

More information

Most modern browsers should support WASM. I've had reports of success from:

If this puzzle isn't working in one of those browsers (or a later version), check to see whether you have any local configuration that might have turned off WebAssembly completely, or some kind of blocking software that might have prevented the WASM code from being downloaded in the first place.

(For example, in Firefox, it's possible to turn off WASM completely by setting javascript.options.wasm to false in the about:config interface. If you've done that, or something analogous in another browser, this puzzle won't run.)

In other browsers, the problem might be that WebAssembly isn't supported at all (for example, Internet Explorer 11), or that a browser update is needed.

If you think that your browser should support WebAssembly, but this puzzle still isn't running, then please report the problem, including as much diagnostic information as you can find.

In particular, try opening your browser's Javascript error console and then reloading this page, and tell me if it reports any error messages.

Also, if your browser has a network diagnostic tab, try the same experiment, to make sure it is successfully loading both of the auxiliary files cube.js and cube.wasm.


Roll the cube around the grid, picking up the blue squares on its faces. Try to get all the blue squares on to the object at the same time, in as few moves as possible.

Use the arrow keys to roll the cube, or click the mouse where you want it to roll towards. After every roll, the grid square and cube face that you brought into contact swap their colours, so that a non-blue cube face can pick up a blue square, but a blue face rolled on to a non-blue square puts it down again.

When you have mastered the cube, use the Type menu to select other regular solids!

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(last modified on Wed Apr 28 01:47:05 2021)