Rubik's Cube FilesModelling -- Texturing -- Rigging -- Animating -- Files
Rubik's Cube Tutorial File Downloads
The scene files were made in Maya 8.5, and can be easily used in any subsequent version.
rubiksCube.ma - required - The base Rubik's Cube rig geometry and hierarchy, along with the expression that triggers the reparentCubes script.
reparentCubes.mel - required - This contains the all-important reparentCube() function and its helper functions along with the resetCubes() function to restore the rig if it gets messed up.
rubiksCubeDuo.ma - optional - This file contains two Rubik's Cube rigs, and had an example on how to modify the expression to update multiple cubes in one file.
rubiksCubeTextured.zip - optional - This zip file has the Maya scene file with my textured cube rig, and the 6 utility textures I used to help me set up the UV maps.
rubiks3.avi - optional - (1 Mb)
quickRandomAndSlowSolve.avi - optional - (5 Mb)
The Rubik's Cube is copyright, I think, of Seven Towns, Ltd., who retains all rights, etc., that they haven't licensed to other folks. The use of the name here is without permission. If the appropriate people are annoyed by this, I'll make the appropriate modifications.