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10 Top Information Videos About Playing Cards

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10 Top Information Videos About Playing Cards

 by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame So you like playing cards. So do I. But how much do you actually know about them? When I first started getting interested in playing cards, and started learning more about them, I was amazed by how much I didn't know. Fortunately, with the help of some good books, reliable articles, and helpful videos, I found myself learning more. I'm naturally curious, and that holds me in good stead when doing research, because I want to get to the bottom of things, and I want to learn all that there is to know about something. And...

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Recommended Marked Decks Besides Factory Printed Bicycle Decks

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Recommended Marked Decks Besides Factory Printed Bicycle Decks

Marked Decks for Magicians, Part 5 by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Introduction In previous articles I've been covering the best and most popular marked decks preferred by magicians for card magic. There's a lot of custom decks appearing on Kickstarter and the playing card market that are marked decks, but in most cases these are more about novelty than practicality, especially if they use coded systems. The ideal marked deck is a reader deck that is quick and easy to use, and looks like a normal Bicycle deck. These were the top candidates identified and recommended so far:Basic reader decks:● 2005...

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The Best Factory Printed Marked Bicycle Decks

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The Best Factory Printed Marked Bicycle Decks

Marked Decks for Magicians, Part 3 by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Introduction For working magicians who are serious about card magic, a marked deck is not a novelty. Instead, it's a valuable tool that can be used to good advantage in creating powerful effects otherwise not possible with a regular deck of cards. But a marked deck that is suitable for card magic does have very specific requirements. In my previous article, What is the Ideal Marked Deck for Card Magic?, I outlined several key things to look for:● It should use an-easy-to-use reader system, and ideally have decent sized markings on the...

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What is the Best Marked Deck for Card Magic?

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What is the Best Marked Deck for Card Magic?

Marked Decks for Magicians, Part 2 by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameAs a collector, I love all kinds of marked decks. They're especially wonderful for card magic, and I've outlined some of the advantages of using marked playing cards in my previous article: Why do magicians use marked decks? A good argument can even be made that they are worth using not only for tricks that require a marked deck, but for all your card magic.But not all marked decks are created equal, and a magician will have very specific requirements. And that's exactly what this next article is about. If you're into card...

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July Top 5 Playing Cards Sold & New B-Day Special

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July Top 5 Playing Cards Sold & New B-Day Special

Surprisingly only one of the decks on this months list is a newer release. Here are our top 5 best sellers in July: 5. Marked Maiden Back Bicycle Playing Cards - Blue & Red - Maybe the easiest to read marked deck ever made and also handles incredibly well. 4. Super Gaff Bicycle Playing Cards - Blue & Red - A great selection of gaff cards that magicians of all skill levels can use. 3. Memento Mori Playing Cards USPCC - Original & Blue - A minimalist cardistry or workers deck created by the popular influencer Chris Ramsay. 2. Regalia White Gold Luxury Playing Cards Cartamundi - A...

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