Recent Toys

Hollow Cube

Hollow Cube was inspired by Katsuhiko Okamoto award-winning Void Cube.
The idea of this puzzle was to make a Rubik’s Cube with a minimalistic mechanism.
The puzzle is completely hollow inside, and so are its parts.
Produced by Mefferts and distributed by Recent Toys.

Gear Cube XXL

Gear Cube XXL was produced by Mefferts for Recent Toys. It is a huge 12 cm version of Oskar’s Gear Cube, twice as big as its original.

Recent Toys is now selling Mefferts Oskar's Gear Puzzles in Europe

Gear Ball, Gear Shift and Gear Cube

Gear Ball

The "Gear Ball" is the latest addition of the Gear puzzle line by "Oskar".

The Gear Shift

The Gear Shift give a new twist or two to an old puzzle utilising eight rotating gears, which some might think it’s a definite step down from its previously release older brother the Gear Cube which had 12 gears they will be sorely mistaken.

Gear Cube

The Gear-cube is a brand new concept in cube design and has the following inventive steps. Using a full gear mechanism that requires twelve turns to complete one rotation but having said this it is still slightly easier then the Rubik's cube, designed by M. Oskar van Deventer and inspired by a gearing idea by Bram Cohen.

Brainstring 'R'

The popular Brainstring has been turned inside out! Brainstring Revenge is just as knotty as the original, but features a movable ball with a 360° spin that will have you on the ropes. Twist, turn, stretch and slide the puzzle in all directions to unravel the tightly wound knot. Once the strings are completely separated, the puzzle is solved – no strings attached.


The wurmm has carefully selected his route to eat as much from the apple as possible. But now the wurmm is stuck and can’t find his way out. You can help by gently twisting the wurmm to direct it through the holes to find him a passageway out



The planets must be rotated in such a way that each side of the pyramid is the same colour. Watch out!  A planet can only be rotated if it is in the right position in relation to the other planets! Planets can lock and release each other. Work your way around the planets until you reach your goal.



The excitable young horse Bronco has got the bit between its teeth and is determined to escape from the horseshoe-shaped arena and get out to the open fields.
But there’s only one spot where Bronco can jump over the fence.
Can you help Bronco escape?

Writers Block

Writer's Block

Writer’s Block is a spellbinding 3Dpuzzle. Use the decoder key to decipher the secret code to release the pens and open the notebook. Watch out! The decoder key can both press down or release the click-top pens! Your challenge is to find the series of moves that results in all click-action pens pressed down!

Brainstring Advanced
Brainstring Advanced

Brainstring Advanced

Back in 1992 inventor Guido Lap came up with the idea of interchangeable strings. Ten years later Brainstring Original was introduced and almost immediately became a worldwide bestseller. To date, Brainstring Original is played in over 40 countries and people are still amazed by its seeming simplicity and surprised by its infinite possibilities. Most recently – after a couple of years in development – there’s a new, even more inspiring puzzle: