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This SOMA puzzle site has 190 MegaByte, over 6400 figures, over 120 Newsletters,
original Danish and Parker Bros. booklets, history, theories, proofs,
An online SOMA puzzle program, a downloadable (DOS) solve program. ... and a lot more!
A series of questions are asked in the following Newsletters.
N2008.04.27 "A spotted SOMA"
This first problem is directed to "Programmers" (or puzzlers with plenty of time).
N1998.12.01 "SOMA Alternatives (Checkered, Couples, Balancing)"
N2016.07.07 "SOMA can start with small children."
N2016.07.09 "Apparently correct figures."
N2016.07.10 "Distribution of SOMA solutions."
The puzzle question from 2012/01 has been solved. See "Parity and Symmetry" for the details.
For many years the description below was the way we saw the SOMA.
Now however, Ronald Deckert and his friends at Twodoorsopen.de have created the most beautifull video of the SOMA puzzle.
So. It's only to say - enjoy the video and the music.
From time to time, man have tried to construct a
In no circumstances has it, succeeded so well as with the SOMA cube, invented by the Danish Author Piet Hein.
|If you recognize this, Then you know the power of SOMA.
If you don't - then read this web site.
Having the seven Soma pieces in hand, first try
to form the infamous 3x3x3 cube. There are 240 independent ways
of making this cube. Aside from cubes, there are thousands of
geometric shapes that can be created from the seven simple Soma pieces.
Within the Figure pages, there are many figures (ALL that I know actually) which can be built using the SOMA pieces. Some of the figures will require your imagination to figure out where unseen cubes or holes belong. When you have succeeded in making figures from these pages, try to develop some of your own.
If you have any new figures, then please let me know.