iBall 38 (aka Equator Ball) is a spherical puzzle with a simple
color scheme on its surface. It is composed of 8 fixed elements
serving for guidance and 30 moving elements placed along 3
sliding rings. The rings intersect each other allowing
different elements to be taken from one ring to another. There
is no free space so the elements do not move singly. Instead,
all 12 elements of a ring are shifted as one.
The elements come in inseparable antipodal pairs; elements on
opposite sides of the puzzle will always stay that way.
Solving an element on one side will automatically solve the
element on the other.
The aim of the game is that the original color scheme is to
be restored by the rotation of the sliding elements.
The entire ball or the different rings can be controlled
using different touch gestures. The entire ball can also be
controlled using 6 header buttons, one for each view of the
ball: top, bottom, left, right, front and back. Tapping a
button makes the ball rotate to the corresponding view.