Rhombicuboctahedron - Games and Toys

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The Freescape games Driller and Dark Side both had a game map in the form of a rhombicuboctahedron.

A level in the videogame Super Mario Galaxy has a planet in the shape of a rhombicuboctahedron.

Sonic the Hedgehog 3's Icecap Zone features pillars topped with rhombicuboctahedra.

During the Rubik's Cube craze of the 1980s, one combinatorial puzzle sold had the form of a rhombicuboctahedron (the mechanism was of course that of a Rubik's Cube).

The Rubik's Snake toy was usually sold in the shape of a stretched rhombicuboctahedron (12 of the squares being replaced with 1:√2 rectangles).

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