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Interview with Card Manipulator & Magician Jeff McBride

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Interview with Card Manipulator & Magician Jeff McBride

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Who is Jeff McBride? Chances are you are reading this article because you already have some interest in playing cards. So maybe you've already heard of the name Jeff McBride. If you have, you'll already be familiar with his credentials, so you'll be itching to get straight the good stuff and read what he's got to say, because you know it's going to be worth reading.But if you haven't heard of Jeff McBride before, let me tell you why this interview is a must-read:● Are you into card magic? Jeff has been doing card magic his whole life, and...

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Playing Card World Records

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Playing Card World Records

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameMany of us have our own growing collection of playing cards, and probably the thing that interests us the most is our "personal best" for the number of decks we possess. But playing cards have also been the subject of some fascinating world records. Perhaps some of these will inspire you to new heights with your playing cards!● Largest (collection): Let's start with the category that many of you will be wondering about - who has the largest collection of decks, and how big is it? According to the official Guiness World Records, the current record holder is Liu...

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What is Cardistry?

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What is Cardistry?

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame  Many of the uses of a deck of cards are well known to everyone. After all, playing cards have been used for centuries in order to play card games, and perform card magic. But what exactly is this new kid on the block, that goes under the name "cardistry", is wearing out many an old deck, and is having brand new decks designed especially for its use? To whet your appetite, if you really do not know anything about cardistry at all, I would suggest that you start by checking out the following four-minute video clip....

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13 Alternative Uses for Playing Cards

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13 Alternative Uses for Playing Cards

Special Content by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame There are all kinds of reasons why people collect playing cards, and it can even be a hobby in itself. And why not? People collect all kinds of things, so why not playing cards! Especially given the wonderful and creative designs of the high quality custom decks that are being produced in recent years, they do make the perfect collector's item. But maybe you've got a growing collection of custom playing cards, and you're wondering what else you can do with all those playing cards. Or perhaps you've worn out a deck, and it no...

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