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August Top 5 Playing Cards Sold

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August Top 5 Playing Cards Sold

Blue Monarchs and the White Regalias maintained their #1 & #2 spot. The other decks on last months list were edged out by one of our clearance sale items, a brand new release and one of favorite newer releases that has been getting a lot of love recently. 5. Honeybee Elite Playing Cards USPCC - Blue & Red - As soon as I received this deck and handled them I predicted it would would be a top seller, especially at the low price point. A great workers deck with a full bleed back. 4. Strigiformes Owl Bicycle Playing Cards - One of the best...

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Interview With a Living Legend of Card Magic: Magician Harry Lorayne

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Interview 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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Card Clips: What Are They, and Why Get One?

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Card Clips: What Are They, and Why Get One?

So you love your decks of custom playing cards. Of course you do - that's why you're on this site, and that's why you're reading this article! Don't worry, I love my decks of custom playing cards too! There are few more satisfying things in life than opening a brand new custom deck, riffling through the cards, then enjoying the creative designs. Whether you're a collector, a card gamer, a card magician, or a cardist, what we all have in common is a shared passion for and appreciation of nice playing cards! If you're at all familiar with the world...

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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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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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