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Odd Box Out is a puzzle in Professor Layton and the Curious Village.

Puzzle

Of the four boxes below, three are exactly the same box viewed from different angles. The fourth box has a slightly different design.

Can you spot the odd box out?

Hints




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Each side of the box with four others. Pay attention to how each side connects to four other sides of the cube and in what arrangement.

Do this other sides of the cube and you'll find an inconsistency that differentiates the odd cube out.

From what you can see in boxes A and C, you know that the star is connected square, sun, heart, and diamond. It doesn't touch the X.

According to boxes B and D, the X touches the heart, sun, square, and diamond.

Hey, Wait a second! There's something fishy about one of those arrangements.

Box A is one of the three identical boxes.

The face with the X is directly opposite the face with the star.

Use these two clues to see it they apply to boxes B, C, and D. They won't hold true to one of these boxes.


Solution

Incorrect

Nope!

Try to picture how the boxes look unfolded.

Correct

Good Thinking!

If you break down boxes A, B, and C, you can see that they all share the same arrangement of decorations.

However, when you break down box D, you can see that its faces are arrangement in a slightly different manor, and might look something like the above diagram. However, you can't know for sure, because the other three faces of box D are unknown.

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A big thanks to http://professorlaytonwalkthrough.blogspot.com

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