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Recommended Resources for Beginners in Card Magic

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Recommended Resources for Beginners in Card Magic

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameThe beauty of card magic is that the entry requirement is very low. There's little investment, because all you need is a deck of playing cards - something almost everyone has in the house already. And while you certainly can learn complicated sleight of hand that requires technically difficult moves, there's a lot of wonderful card magic that doesn't require complex moves at all. Some excellent card magic is well within the reach of the complete beginner. Card magic has a rich heritage, so there is a wealth of wonderful material that is easy to learn, fun...

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How to Get Started in Card Magic

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How to Get Started in Card Magic

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Why Card Magic? Maybe card magic is what brought you to the hobby of collecting or buying playing cards in the first place. Or perhaps you've always wanted to give card magic a try, but never really knew where to start. Magic with playing cards is definitely a wonderful way to enjoy those custom playing cards you have! Every kid growing up should learn at least a few good card tricks, and all you need for that is a decent quality deck of cards, and the help of your public library, or of course the internet...

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The Perils of Selling a Magic Product on the Mass Market

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The Perils of Selling a Magic Product on the Mass Market

Hilarious Reviews about a "Defective" Deck!by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameHere at PlayingCardDecks we know that you love playing cards. And chances are, because you love playing cards, you also know a thing or two about about them. For example, you'll know that a USPCC printed deck typically includes two extra cards besides the Jokers, so you aren't going to be surprised or confused when you find a couple of extra cards inside the tuck box. Sometimes these are used for ad cards, and other times they are used as gaff cards. So when you open your deck and see a couple...

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Q&A With a Living Legend of Card Magic: Magician Harry Lorayne

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Q&A With a Living Legend of Card Magic: Magician Harry Lorayne

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Who is Harry Lorayne? A brief biography American magician Harry Lorayne is a living legend of magic. Born in 1926, he recently turned 92 years old, and has outlasted nearly all of his contemporaries. Anyone somewhat familiar with the history of magic and with the biggest names of card magic from the second half of the 20th century, will certainly recognize Mr Lorayne's name and be aware of his work. He has sold more than 17 million copies of over 40 books, including a large number of classic works on card magic. He was one of...

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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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