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Publication numberUS20040084839 A1
Publication typeApplication
Application numberUS 10/471,927
PCT numberPCT/KR2002/000481
Publication dateMay 6, 2004
Filing dateMar 21, 2002
Priority dateMar 21, 2001
Also published asWO2002076563A1
Publication number10471927, 471927, PCT/2002/481, PCT/KR/2/000481, PCT/KR/2/00481, PCT/KR/2002/000481, PCT/KR/2002/00481, PCT/KR2/000481, PCT/KR2/00481, PCT/KR2000481, PCT/KR2002/000481, PCT/KR2002/00481, PCT/KR2002000481, PCT/KR200200481, PCT/KR200481, US 2004/0084839 A1, US 2004/084839 A1, US 20040084839 A1, US 20040084839A1, US 2004084839 A1, US 2004084839A1, US-A1-20040084839, US-A1-2004084839, US2004/0084839A1, US2004/084839A1, US20040084839 A1, US20040084839A1, US2004084839 A1, US2004084839A1
InventorsJun Ho Yang
Original AssigneeJun Ho Yang
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Puzzle
US 20040084839 A1
Abstract
The present invention discloses the puzzle for assembling game by arranging numbers to consecutive numbers or fixing up figure or color, etc. The purpose of the present invention is providing the puzzle for assembling the blocks having numbers, figures or colors, and is achieved by providing the puzzle playing the game. The puzzle according to the present invention can be solved by fitting together the blocks of which main building has the selected shape among the triangular prism, the square pillar, the hexagonal pillar, the square pillar having the round corners or the cylinder, arranging numbers to purposed consecutive numbers and fixing up figure and color.
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Claims(6)
What is claimed is:
1. A puzzle, said puzzle comprising;
coupling projectors (500) of supports (400) being coupled with grooves (600) located in the lower center of each block (200) connected in line; and
pierced holders (300) through which the coupling projectors pass, to use the coupling projectors shown between the supports and the blocks as axes, and moving or rotating coupling projectors and supports coupled with one block and other blocks;
wherein, said coupling projectors and said supports coupled with the blocks are rotated in themselves.
2. The puzzle of claim 1, wherein said holders have holes through which the coupling projectors pass, and which are located in moving distance on both ends to move the coupling projectors at a certain distance.
3. The puzzle of claim 2, wherein said center of the holders is concaved to prevent the holders from being interfered by holders included in other blocks or block size when fitting the puzzle.
4. The puzzle of claim 1, wherein casting a downward glance, shape of said blocks is one of triangular prism, square pillar, rectangular pillar, square pillar having round corners, hexagonal pillar, rhombus pillar, and cylinder.
5. The puzzle of claim 1, wherein figure pieces are attached to upper surface of said each block.
6. The puzzle of claim 5, wherein said figure pieces have hologram effects.
Description
    TECHNICAL FIELD
  • [0001]
    The present invention generally relates to a puzzle for assembling a game by arranging numbers to consecutive numbers or fixing up figure or color, etc.
  • BACKGROUND ART
  • [0002]
    Until now, various kinds of puzzles have been developed. In these puzzles, plane puzzles are divided into many pieces to couple sheets printed with figures thereof with the neighboring side, and the figures of these pieces are fitted to the neighboring side, thereby making a complete figure. However, the existing puzzles are too simple to enjoy.
  • DISCLOSURE OF INVENTION
  • [0003]
    To solve the above problems, it is an object of the present invention to provide a puzzle for assembling blocks with great interest in reciprocal relations between the blocks as fitting the blocks, as well as implementing a simple structure to manufacture.
  • [0004]
    It is another object of the present invention to provide a puzzle for assembling blocks with which anyone can continuously enjoy a game without getting bored by making a little effort.
  • [0005]
    To achieve the above objects, the present invention provides a puzzle for assembling blocks having numbers, figures or colors. The puzzle according to the present invention can be solved by fitting together the blocks of which main building has the selected shape among the triangular prism, the square pillar, the hexagonal pillar, the square pillar having the round corners, and the cylinder. Circular coupling projectors insert upward supports into grooves of the lower center of blocks as a bolt does. Coupling projectors and supports coupled with each other between the blocks move or rotate by molded holders, to make the coupling projectors shown between the blocks and the supports pass through both pierced holes while coupling the blocks and the supports. Grooves are made every center of polygonal consecutive figures according to block forms on the bottom, not to move the supports. By fitting one block collection or many block collections together, it is available to enjoy the puzzle for arranging numbers, figures, or colors.
  • BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DRAWINGS
  • [0006]
    [0006]FIG. 1 is a separate perspective view of disassembling portions of a puzzle in accordance with the present invention.
  • [0007]
    [0007]FIG. 2 is a separate perspective view of showing coupling projectors inserted into holders.
  • [0008]
    [0008]FIG. 3 is a drawing of a puzzle frame formed with grooves where supports are inserted on the bottom to arrange puzzle blocks.
  • [0009]
    [0009]FIG. 4 is an expanded sectional view of showing the coupled state of blocks, coupling projectors, supports, and holders in accordance with I-I line of FIG. 2.
  • [0010]
    [0010]FIG. 5 is a drawing of describing a hologram effect processing on block sections of a puzzle in accordance with the present invention.
  • BEST MODE FOR CARRYING OUT THE INVENTION
  • [0011]
    An embodiment of the present invention will be described in detail in accordance with FIGS.
  • [0012]
    [0012]FIG. 1 is a separate perspective view of disassembling portions of a puzzle in accordance with the present invention. FIG. 2 is a separate perspective view of showing coupling projectors inserted into holders. FIG. 3 is a drawing of a puzzle frame formed with grooves where supports are inserted on the bottom to arrange puzzle blocks. And FIG. 4 is an expanded sectional view of showing the coupled state of blocks, coupling projectors, supports, and holders in accordance with I-I line of FIG. 2.
  • [0013]
    Referring to FIG. 1, the present device features in a game for reciprocal relations between each block (200). In a drawing, number 100 refers to a puzzle. The puzzle comprises many connected puzzle pieces composed of supports (400) having holders (300), blocks (200), and coupling projectors (500).
  • [0014]
    As shown in FIG. 2, the coupling projectors (500) pass through both ends of pierced holes (900) of the holders (300), to be inserted into grooves (600) of the blocks (200). The holders (300) are long and the center thereof is concaved, to move or rotate polygonal blocks (200) or have long shapes of the pierced holes (900) for a certain distance with a next block (200) that is not coupled with a neighboring side. On the basis of the coupling projectors (500), the holders (300) rotate or each block (200) rotates in the center of other blocks (200) by keeping distance between the coupling projectors (500), or the blocks (200) rotate in themselves, respectively, thereby fitting the puzzle. Figure-attached sides (800) having numbers, figure pieces, or colors for the puzzle are on the upper side of each block (200),
  • [0015]
    In FIG. 3, puzzles (100) inserted to a puzzle frame (1000) are drawn. The puzzles (100) composed of blocks (200) whose main buildings have the triangular prism, the square pillar, the hexagonal pillar, and the round corners are drawn with a figure on the bottom of the puzzle frame (1000) to arrange a determined figure as well as forming shallow bottom grooves (700) to fix the supports (400) on the inner center. If a block collection composed of many connected blocks (200) is too long, it is available to divide the long block collection into many block collections to fit the block collections, or it is possible to differentiate colors of the block collections, thus enjoying a game in various ways.
  • [0016]
    [0016]FIG. 5 is a drawing of describing a hologram effect processing on block sections of a puzzle in accordance with the present invention. Referring to FIG. 5, the present invention will be described with another embodiment. Holograms are attached to figure-attached sides (800) of blocks (200) where figures are drawn. By these holograms, the figures are changed from a different point of view. If hologram figures are attached to different positions every piece without being regularly attached, it is available to fit one figure when starting fitting the puzzle. From a different position, it is possible to fit other figures through another route of a chain or piece rotation, since all the figures are irregularly unfit. Therefore, to fit one figure of many figures having various hologram effects in one puzzle, it is necessary to fit the corresponding figure by rotating a route of the holders (300) and the puzzle blocks (200) in accordance with the figure.
  • [0017]
    Referring to FIG. 5, if the holders are square-shaped without the right line as (a), star-shaped holograms will be shown. If the holders are “U”-shaped as (b), spade-shaped holograms will be shown. And if the holders are “N”-shaped as (c), glove-shaped holograms will be shown.
  • Industrial Applicability
  • [0018]
    As mentioned above, the present invention provides a puzzle composed of circles connected in line and polygonal pieces, thereby implementing a remarkable enjoyment effect with simple structure without boredom.
  • [0019]
    While this invention has been described in terms of several preferred embodiments, there are alterations, permutations, and equivalents which fall within the scope of this invention. It is therefore intended that the following appended claims be interpreted as including all such alterations, permutations, and equivalents as fall within the true spirit and scope of the present invention.
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Classifications
U.S. Classification273/157.00R
International ClassificationA63F9/08, A63F9/06, A63F3/02
Cooperative ClassificationA63F9/088, A63F9/06, A63F2003/00725, A63F2003/00766
European ClassificationA63F9/06