TOIBOX Jonathan Kamm Available from www.penguinmagic.com Price: $19.95 2015 seemed to be the year for card to box routines. There were many excellent ones produced including David Penn’s Mystery Solved, and Jon Allen’s brilliant Paragon 3D. Both of the two releases just mentioned used clear boxes. Jonathan Kamm’s Toibox is the latest card to box ..
AUCAAUN Scott Creasey Available from www.scottcreasey.com Price: £12 AUCAAUN (which stands for Any Unknown Card At Any Unknown Number) is Scott Creasey’s take on the classic Any Card At Any Number premise (ACAAN). Scott’s version isn’t technically an ACAAN but more of hybrid, a brainwave/number prediction type effect. On the 30 minute long download Scott ..
Asymptotes Ben Blau Available from www.benblaumentalism.com/asymptotes.html Price: $85.70 Mention the words ‘mentalism’ and ‘playing cards’ in the same sentence and you will be burned at the stake by many mentalists. Asymptotes is a collection of 19 mentalism effects and 12 utility moves with playing cards. What Ben has done within his book’s 339 pages is ..
The Butterfly Effect Peter Nardi Available from your favourite Murphy’s Magic supplier, dealers contact www.murphysmagic.com Price: £16.99 (approx) By simply watching the video trailer for Peter Nardi’s latest release ‘The Butterfly Effect’ you can see what a powerful trick it is. And if that is not enough for you it’s actually self working too!! What ..
Force Pad Warped Magic Available from www.warpedmagic.co.uk Price: £14.99 (for x2 pads) If you have seen either the performance of Oz Pearlman on America’s Got Talent, or Richard Jones on Britain’s Got Talent then you will have seen a force pad in action. A force pad can be set up so that when you flick through ..
GPS Deck Steve Gore Available from www.stevegore.co.uk Price: £20 The GPS Deck (aka Regatta) is a marked deck of cards created by magician Steve Gore. Using the simple lined background design of the deck you are able to locate any card in the shuffled deck instantly. It will take a bit of time to get used ..
Murray Mint Michael Murray Available from www.mindfx.co.uk Price: £29.99 Michael Murray has to be one of the cleverest thinkers in magic at present. His latest effect, ‘Murray Mint’ is no exception… it’s brilliant! Inspired to create a better method for the SansMinds effect ‘Egyptian Ink’ Michael set about creating a gimmick that does exactly that. The ..
Cube Cards Kev G Available from www.saturnmagic.co.uk Price: £29.99 approx Rubik’s Cube magic has become increasingly popular over the past twelve months. Produced by Saturn Magic, Cube Cards by Kev G is the latest effect utilising the 80s iconic puzzle to hit the magic market. You are supplied with a set of specially printed World Championship Rubik’s ..
All Aboard Tom Swift Available from www.propdog.com Price: £26.99 Dan Harlan’s Card-toon effect, which was re-popularised recently due to Jamie Raven’s performance on Britain’s Got Talent, is a great visual effect that’s easy to do and gets great reactions. All Aboard is a take on Dan’s classic effect but instead of using playing cards it uses ..
Meditations James Went Available from www.bigblindmedia.com Price: £29 approx After watching literally hundreds of card magic DVDs over the years it is very rare that I put the effort into learning new routines. Last week, however, I was sent a copy of James Went’s new DVD ‘Meditations’ and I have to say that it has re-lit ..
DMC Elites Phill Smith Available from www.sovereignplayingcards.com Price: £13.50 per unit (1-11 decks), £10 per unit (12 decks or more) When the original DMC Marked deck was released back in May 2015, the marking system was something that had never been seen or done before and quite frankly it was brilliant. The markings are completely ..
Zodiac Prediction Liam Montier Available from your favourite Murphy’s Magic supplier, dealers contact www.murphysmagic.com Price: £16.99 (approx) If you like self working card tricks then look no further as Liam Montier’s Zodiac Prediction is a cracker! A spectator is shown a card listing the twelve signs of the zodiac, each with a number next to them. They ..