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Rodrigo • Portugal • 06/13/13
This trick is absolutely amazing! It is my favorite prediction routine, the best at theory11, or any other place.
Frankie • California • 06/11/13
I really like this effect and how it is so versatile. It's not too difficult either, which is a plus. Spidey has some of the most amazing mentalist effects out there.
Eric D. • Toronto • 06/09/13
Beyond brilliant! What an effect!
Dylan Ryan • Ireland • 06/06/13
Worth every penny. The method, while being so simple, is so powerful. it generates a reaction with the audience like no other. Buy it now and reap the rewards
Joseph • United States • 06/02/13
PSYCHO is so deep and ethereal! Every mentalist's dream!
Eric Stevens • Washington • 06/01/13
I REALLY like this effect. Spidey never fails to impress with his thinking and "PSYCHO" is no different. I have not yet performed this for real people, but I can see that if you are meticulous with your handling and you have a decent knowledge of mentalism and psychology, this can be EXTREMELY powerful.
Josh S • Illinois • 05/26/13
Fantastic! Well worth the price and gets great reactions! Very easy to do too.
MagicMan4000 • United States • 05/14/13
Love this effect! It is one of my go to mentalism effects. I have a few gimmicks made so I just grab it and go. Awesome job! Buy this today!!
Alexander Gr8 • Sydney • 05/13/13
Very good mentalism effect. Your "victim" will love it as much as you!
Farid • Mexico • 05/13/13
I don't have enough words to describe this one; it's the perfect way to get into mentalism even in an ambitious card routine. I love the method; it's ingenious and easy to perform.
Kyriakos Kortsalos • Greece • 05/11/13
One of the best tricks!!!! I love this.
Mendes • Portugal • 05/10/13
It's great! It's insane! It's beautiful! Excellent! Okay, you understand. This is the perfect mentalism ‘trick’ for me.
With this effect, I get the perfect reaction - people freak out and think THEY did something. Amazing, I LOVE IT.
Jacob • USA • 05/06/13
It's rare for me to like the method behind a trick. Usually they disappoint me but I really like this one. I can actually see myself doing this for people. You have to play it off though as mentalism and not a magic trick for the best reactions - kind of like using marked decks.
Will • United Kingdom • 05/03/13
This is what mentalism should look like. An awesome method hidden in plain sight.
James B. • USA • 05/02/13
The best mentalism effect I have ever learned. No spectator can get their mind around this! It is just BRILLIANTLY constructed. It's completely merciless and I commend Spidey on his work here! Fantastic!
Maxim Maze • Montréal • 04/23/13
This is EXACTLY the kind of Mentalism I'm into.
Completely insane and unbelievable.
I suggest it to anyone who wants to freak people out.
Vince BC • Laval • 04/20/13
This is now the closing piece of my mentalism show! You just cannot follow this with anything! The method is not the most revolutionary thing in the world, but the way it comes together is mind blowing! You will get the BEST reactions ever with this. It will be your closer too because you simply can NOT follow this with anything! Just pack up and go home!
Lukas Lunoe • Denmark • 04/13/13
Before I start the review will I just tell a little about myself so you know my creditability.
I have been heavily into magic for a little while now. I mainly do card magic with mentalism themes so Psycho is my preferred kind of trick.
The performer spread the cards between his/her hands and ask the spectator to think of a card. The performer then asks the spectator to name a simple shape and a number between 1 and 100. And from those two pieces of information can the performer ''seemingly'' guess what card the spectator is thinking of. But there is more; the performer take the cards and turn them over to show that on the back of each of the cards there is written a number between 1 and 100 and drawn a shape. When the performer get to the selection he/her turns it over to reveal that the selection have the number and shape that the spectator mentioned on the back!
When I first saw Psycho I was impressed and fooled, I nearly had no idea how it could have been done. Psycho is good for magicians but way more powerful for spectators.
I have now used Psycho quite a few times and a must say it gives a very good reaction. You wont get a screaming reaction but more silence were people just think about what they just saw and have no clue to it at all.
One of the cool things about Psycho is that the spectator think that they have done something impossible. You will usually get the spectator saying somthing like ''I'm so good at this.'' or ''How did that just happen?''
One of the other cool things about Psycho is that basic principle can be used to so many different things you could do it with: initials, names, symbols etc.
The trailer were cool but heavily edited they had cut every time he did a move. And helped on fooling me among others, a shame because they could have done a whole performance without cuts and still have a great product.
The basic preparation will take 10 min. max and is very easy. There is also a set-up before each trick that will take about 30 seconds and can't be done with spectators looking.
Psycho is very practical to some point. It requieres a reset that can't be done in front of spectators but it isn't really a problem. The angles on Psycho isn't that good it's mainly a one n' one trick. But besides that Psycho is very practical. It uses a gimmick but nothing that you shouldn't have at home already.
I would rate the difficulty 4 out of 10 not because of the moves but because of the fact that you want to have a solid presentation to make this trick believable.
7 dollars for this trick is very very cheap, Theory 11 could have sold this for more and it wouldn't have been overpricing
Overall is Psycho a very good trick. What Spidey has done is he have taking some old principles and put them together for a solid trick. The biggest let down with Psycho is the trailer.
I would rate it 7,5 out of 10
Pieter Hofstra • Michigan • 04/11/13
This is by far my favorite trick to preform now!!! I get some of my favorite reactions with this effect; it's well worth the money!!!
Burak S. • Turkey • 04/09/13
Being an amateur magician, I was stunned how this trick was so cheap. It's easy, fun, and has an awesome effect! After this effect I bought every trick by Spidey. Completely worth every penny! I thought a trick this good would be at least $50. Buy it!
Teja Yendapally • New Jersey • 04/09/13
I use to think you couldn't put a price on genius. I know now, you can; it's $6.95!!! Psycho is the best card trick I've ever seen! For $6.95? Spidey, for these prices you're getting robbed. This is like a $15-$20 trick. This is a steal. BUY IT NOW.
Rocco R. • Nevada • 04/08/13
Once you buy this trick, you will slowly throw away all your other tricks! In my opinion: there IS NO other trick like this out there. It just feels SO real! I have gotten THE best reactions with this effect. I WANT MORE!!! PLEASE!!!
Jackie • USA • 04/07/13
Spidey did a great job creating an amazing effect that will astound audiences. Without giving to much away, I can say that the "move" itself isn't very hard at all, and from there on the trick is very easy and powerful. 5/5.
Daniel Lenton • United Kingdom • 04/05/13
Amazing. Absolutely incredible method, well thought out and easy to execute. The teaching is clear and concise - and the production quality is sky high. Couldn't have asked for more for such a low price.
Daryl • Singapore • 03/27/13
Really great effect. An amazing concept. You will surely perform this effect and it's fun to perform as well.
Mathias • Denmark • 03/22/13
Very nice effect. BUY IT!
Tom • Scotland • 03/22/13
This is a clever and great effect, you will get great reactions because it seems utterly impossible. The only downside I found to this is that you have to make one of your decks a 'psycho deck' with writing on the backs of all the cards which means you can't really use the cards for other effects. So if you want to perform this trick often, you will have to take a whole other deck to perform it, then not use it again in your whole routine. Otherwise this is a fantastic effect and I would highly recommend it if you are sure you want to add it to your routine.
Jean-François • Canada • 03/17/13
It's an amazing concept, an outstanding effect and method!!! Spidey, you're a great mentalist and magic creator! I recommend this effect to everyone. Buy it NOW!
Anthony • Canada • 03/08/13
I don't know why this trick isn't put as "easy". any "moves" are invisble and don't make the spectators suspicious. This trick is very clever, and I give 5 stars to Spidey for another wonderful effect!
Jake • Oklahoma • 03/07/13
An amazing concept! I wasn't sure what to think after seeing only bits and pieces of the trick in the trailer, but I am super glad I purchased this!
Sheng Lun Huang • Taiwan • 03/06/13
This is the first time I bought a download and it is just as great as it looks in the video!
What you see in the trailer is what your audience will see when you perform it!
The subtle psychology behind this is awesome. I'm completely fooled even though mentalism is my main area in magic!
Just too incredible to say anymore.
IT IS WORTH SO MUCH MORE THAN THIS PRICE.
Edgar • San Diego, CA • 03/05/13
Amazing. For only 7 bucks this is a complete steal. Very, very nice method. Very impossible. Thank you theory11 for the great quality as well.
Chase • New Jersey • 03/05/13
I'm here just to say that I was very skeptical about this trick. Yes, it is not exactly what you think, but it is very convincing. It uses a technique you know then takes it to the next level.
Xabi • Donostia • 03/01/13
This is not the trick you'll do all the time. This is the trick you'll perform occasionally. Yet, it will make a reputation for you.
So impossible I thought the method would disappoint me. I was wrong. Awesome, Spidey!
Rick • USA • 02/26/13
Great effect BUT, you will need two decks of cards which is nothing big otherwise, GREAT TRICK.
Anthony • Canada • 02/25/13
This effect is so brilliant in the way it was created! Spidey, another job well done.
Mathew Kaminski • Montreal • 02/22/13
Amazing effect created by an amazing magician. I can't say one bad thing about this effect. The fact that such a good effect only costs $6.00 still surprises me after watching the video and performing it for so many people. This trick is a "MUST GET."
AK • Japan • 02/21/13
Very great effect and method. The method itself is pretty small, but the effect happens in the mind of the spectator, so it can be very impressive. It depends on how you play.
And also, the price is pretty inexpensive. It's worth what you gain. If you are looking for something seemingly impossible and a brand new mental effect, this is it.
Dylan • Canada • 02/21/13
Just bought it yesterday. Super strong effect! Will make people think they can do something impossible. The effect is so strong and is worth buying. $6.95 - that's AMAZING.
I would have happily paid $20 for this trick. Brilliant idea. This effect will have people amazed and in awe for the rest of their life! Great job, Spidey!
Victor • Miami • 02/21/13
Simply THE best mentalism effect I have ever seen. I thought this was good when I bought it, but I didn't realize just HOW good until I did it for people.
Their mind literally freezes, and they truly believe they, themselves, did something impossible. I never leave home without it. Thanks Spidey, for creating what I can easily say is my favorite effect!
Scyne • Fort Myers, Florida • 02/20/13
Spidey has done it again with this effect. The secret to the effect is so simple and you only need basic card skills to pull it off. The price is just amazing. You can have the video and supplies needed for under $10. Seriously, stop reading these reviews and buy this now!
Juliette • California • 02/18/13
The effect is pretty small and it's not so impressive.
Chad Spade • South Africa • 02/16/13
I usually find it challanging to rate an effect at a full 5 stars. But with Psycho, it was the exact opposite. Every single time I have performed this effect, reactions from spectators have literally been something like this, "... .."
David • Australia • 02/16/13
This effect is bloody amazing!! I've performed it so many times and I get the best reactions every time. Very powerful, quite simple, and will definitely blow people's minds.
Sachin S. • USA • 02/12/13
Wow, just wow. The epitome of mentalism can be found in this trick if presented correctly. Easy but mind blowing. Your spectator will be an awe and will start to wonder about his magical talents. Hats off to you Spidey and the t11 team for bringing such a mind blowing effect to the site.
Jahid • London • 02/12/13
Psychological effects are always extremely powerful but it is very rare your spectator thinks they have the power. It gives you a special moment that's hard to come by.
Awesome job Spidey.
Sachin S. • New York • 02/10/13
Is it possible to make your spectator believe that they are a great magician? Well, Spidey has helped magicians around the world achieve that goal. I, myself, carry this out as an entertainer and with this effect, I can easily make the spectator feel as though they are magic. From numbers and shapes to names and initials, you can make basically anything appear on the back of the spectators selected card. Well done Spidey. I'll be looking forward for your release in 2018!
Angie • Australia • 02/09/13
Wow! That's what I call a super mentalism effect! I can't wait for the next release.
I think, this is one of the strangest ways to find their chosen card ;) Awesome!
Joshua W-J • USA • 02/09/13
This is without a doubt very worth the 6.95. At first I was skeptical because the trailer just seemed to good to be true, but Spidey uses a genius method. This is definitely one of those magician foolers. BUY IT!
Mike Paldino • Philadelphia, PA • 02/09/13
As good and clean as close-up mentalism gets, only better. Well worth the investment (both in time and money), especially when you take into account the psychological nuances discussed and explained. Well done!
Jordan V. • France • 02/06/13
Wow! Spidey, you're a creative monster!
James • USA • 02/04/13
This is a great trick with a great method. If you have not decided whether to buy it or not, you should just buy it!
Caleb Bowers • USA • 02/04/13
How is this only $6.95? Amazing!
Jason D. • Ohio • 02/04/13
Very clever effect. Not what I suspected at all. Definitely worth the price.
Jo Ehm • Canada • 02/04/13
OMG! This trick is so awesome. Your "mark" will believe that you are Jesus reincarnate! Not the REAL Jesus, but some guy called "hey-seus" from Mexico. THAT awesome.
Ethan • US • 02/03/13
Cool effect! I bought this and used it a few times. No one can figure out the method! It's deceptive and awesome!
Rich • TX • 02/03/13
Having fun with this one. Great download.
Lee • Malaysia • 02/02/13
This is an incredible effect and an interesting approach. Well done Spidey.
TJ Sen • United Kingdom • 02/01/13
This is an awesome trick. At one point during the explanation I thought I would be disappointed by the method but, in fact, Spidey was one step ahead of me, much like when performing this trick. The method is simply brilliant: angle proof, logical to the spectator and very well thought out.
The thing I love most about 'Psycho' is that it isn't just a card trick; it's magic that uses cards. But, of course, to your spectator this isn't even a trick; it's an inexplicable coincidence that seems to be so clean that it must be true.
10/10 even though you might not be able to perform Psycho straight away due to materials you might need to buy.
P.S. This is a steal for $7!!! Get it.
Matt James • United Kingdom • 02/01/13
This is a neat idea that will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression. Perfect for a business setting or one on one. Whilst part of the prediction is child's play, there is a force element which you will need to practice to pull off convincingly. There are many ways this could be achieved other than how Spidey teaches.
Carson • Montreal • 02/01/13
When Spidey told me he was going to release this effect, I couldn't wait for it to come out. Then, when it was released, I bought it right away. Totally worth it and gets the best reactions. I recommend this effect to everyone.
Bill • England • 01/31/13
INSANE! This trick is amazing. It is so easy to understand/learn because he teaches it so well. It really leaves an impression on your spectator.
Carlos Ortiz • Texas • 01/31/13
What can I say, this trick is under-price for what you are getting. This will totally blow people away. Do not hesitate, buy it now!
Seth • California • 01/30/13
Amazing trick. Spidey's explanation is split into many parts, and it is very easy to follow. I highly recommend this trick, and the price is great as well.
Arthur Chiu • Hong Kong • 01/29/13
Awesome mentalism. Spidey never disappoints. Beside the setup which takes like 5 minutes, you are good to go.
Roy • Utah • 01/29/13
There are the tricks that are for cameras, and tricks for stages. But this trick is for your spectator! If you want to leave a lasting impression - this will do it.
Jimmy • America • 01/28/13
Amazing trick. The method is genius. If you are thinking about buying it, buy it now!
Benny • United Kingdom • 01/28/13
Wow. Just wow. This is an absolutely amazing effect that is powerful and beautiful. This is definitely worth the money. BUY IT NOW!
Christoffer Koborg • Denmark • 01/28/13
This is one AMAZING trick! Buy it now!
Jody • Montreal • 01/28/13
Seriously awesome. Spidey has captured Satan in a bottle, and then unleashed it for all to see. Epic.
Jason • New Jersey • 01/28/13
Buy it! This effect is very simple to do, but also extremely powerful. I would spend more than twice the money for it.
Mark • Virginia • 01/28/13
Best mentalist effect I ever bought. I only bought it cause it was seven dollars, but it is so easy and simple.
Dee Christopher • UK • 01/27/13
I've just watched Psycho, like the Hitchcock movie of the same title, Spidey's effect is powerful, beautifully thought out and perfectly executed.
You're taught not only the physical methodology of the routine, but also the psychology and nuances that Spidey has developed through his performances.
For such a low price, this is an incredible effect. Grab this now before JB realizes his error and ups the price!
Markus Heiskanen • Norway • 01/27/13
Bought this trick today. The best word to describe this trick is AWESOME.
Dan Ebery • UK • 01/27/13
This is well worth the money, the method is simple but clever, there's more than one variation to the trick.
Spidey goes into deep detail to make sure he puts the method and principles across! Great work!
Benji Taylor • UK • 01/27/13
Wow. I'm speechless. He's done it again! There's a reason this has 27 five-star reviews: it's amazing. Buy it now.
Bryan C. • Sydney • 01/27/13
This is such a brilliant effect for the price. I love how well Spidey had thought this out. Definitely going to use this!
Xabi • DSS • 01/27/13
I can just say WOW. The method amazed me as much as the performance did. The effect looks exactly like in the trailer! This will fool magicians, I'm sure. Great trick Spidey, can't wait to see more of your work!
George • UK • 01/27/13
This is awesome! Totally worth the money. I could see myself buying this for $20! It's a really nice concept that can be adapted to suit your style too. Good job, Spidey!
Josh Clarke • Prescott, AZ • 01/27/13
Holy $#!+! How can something this inexpensive be so amazing and hard hitting? Spectators are going to be blown away!
I'm getting a headache just trying to wrap my head around all the different ways I could present this idea. Congratulations, Spidey! I nominate this for illusion of the year... and it's only January!
Homan Lee • Hong Kong • 01/27/13
It is a great trick. With only 20 minutes of practice, I performed a miracle to my friends. You can see how great this trick is from the above review. Never disappointed with Spidey.
Charlie • USA • 01/27/13
I NEVER write reviews for anything because I never feel the absolute need to. But this product is incredible.
I was a little skeptical simply from the trailer, but I decided I may as well buy it cause there has got to be SOMETHING useful in it. Needless to say, it was one of the best magic-related decisions of my life.
For only 7 dollars, you CAN'T go wrong. Even if you aren't specifically a mentalist (I'm not), there are still some very useful ideas that can be utilized in many other types of effects. Buy it. You won't regret it.
Mark • USA • 01/27/13
I love this trick! And the concept behind it is GREAT. I love doing this for people - I started using it right away. Well worth the price. Get it!
Zach • Canada • 01/26/13
I was a little apprehensive about this, but I ended up extremely impressed. Definitely worth the price.
Sorin • Romania • 01/26/13
The trick is very good, and it looks best with the Artisan deck...
Phil • Bordeaux, France • 01/26/13
It's a fantastic and amazing effect. A beautiful method. A masterpiece. Thank you, Spidey!
Suhas • India • 01/26/13
Effect is awesome, and it looks exactly like the trailer. Absolutely loved it. Waiting for more from Spidey and theory11!
Suren Vardanyan • Armenia, Yerevan • 01/26/13
Psycho is proof of Spidey's brilliance. It is an ingenious routine based around subconscious patterns. Trust me, even if you are not a mentalist, you should get this. For mentalists, I believe it is without question. You will find an interesting principle, and some nice ideas.
It is shot in full HD, T11 standards. I like that he teaches the 100% safe and foolproof method as well as the killer method which can be 100% - but will take just a little more practice (which is the version he demos in the performance AND I've seen him do live).
I am more than happy for having bought this product. Also, I must say that the price is really down to earth, and I am not afraid to say that it should have been more expensive. So do not miss your chance to learn a new astounding routine for few dollars.
Nicholas Siegel • Louisville, KY • 01/26/13
Awesome. I'll definitely use this.
Lloyd Lindee • Australia • 01/26/13
Wow. I wasn't too sure what to expect, and I'll be honest: I started watching the download and thought it was going to be disappointing. BUT I was so wrong.
This is a real worker trick - it's useful and easy and the best part: powerful! I love this trick. Thanks, Spidey.
Gabo Torres • Puerto Rico • 01/26/13
Control the future! GET THIS! Awesome piece of ART! Awesome price! Really, really powerful!
Colin • Victoria, BC, Canada • 01/26/13
Wonderful effect with clear, detailed instructions and a killer ending!
Joe • UK • 01/26/13
Fantastic value for your money. Method has all the characteristics of genius. Simple yet so, so effective. And devious! Sublime. Definitely recommend this to all skill levels.
Donavan Pham • Ottawa, Canada • 01/26/13
This is as powerful as mentalism and psychological magic will get. Nearly completely impromptu, the method and routine are GENIUS. If you are wondering if this effect works all the time, it really does 100%. The method is simple enough that it could be taught in a couple minutes, but Spidey gives you all the details, nuances, and variations - with great instruction. This could (and will) easily become one of your best tricks in your arsenal, leaving your spectators bewildered - and they feel like THEY did it.
I am usually skeptical about tricks after only seeing a trailer, but trust me, what you see in this trailer is exactly what your spectators will see. Everything you do is justified and logical to your audience; the routine is very natural, and it adds to the impossibility of the coincidence. For $6.95, it's an absolute steal. Do not even think twice before buying it! Spidey's originality is incredible.
Nico Scholl • Germany • 01/26/13
This is so good! It's WAY to cheap! Please raise the price or stop selling it because I don't want anyone to know this awesome method! Great great idea Spidey!
John Spade • Chicago, IL • 01/26/13
After watching the trailer, I knew that it would surely take a genius method to make such an effect possible. I was correct. Very clever, but easy to do, and incredibly hard-hitting. I give it a solid 5/5.
Benny Brown • Wirral, UK • 01/26/13
Wow... Wow... Wow... that's extremely good, very powerful, and simple to do! Very sneaky method and I must say this is an excellent purchase! Thank you for releasing this - it's perfect for my routine! 5/5.
Bao Hoang • Canada • 01/26/13
I've seen Spidey perform many times, and I am always amazed by the originality of his presentation and effects.
After seeing this effect, I am sure that I will not be disappointed after purchasing Psycho. I can't wait to see how this works!
Eric Matthis • Chicago, IL • 01/26/13
I watched the preview and thought "it can't be that good." I was wrong. Brilliant. Outstanding effect and method, Spidey. More mentalism, please!
Tim Robinson • United Kingdom • 01/25/13
Many of the downloads I've bought before really are over hyped and I was nervous adding this to my cart. I doubted it could deliver as strongly as advertised. After watching my new download, I am as "pumped" about this as I was watching the advert. Well done, I really can't wait to start performing this!
Toby • Belgrade, Serbia • 01/25/13
Very original effect! I was blown away! Absolute worker! 5/5.
Element • Earth • 01/25/13
This is a very cool trick, very clever and great teaching by Spidey. 4/5 stars definitely.
Shin Lim • Boston, MA • 01/25/13
Spidey! Great job, dude.
Christian • SA • 01/25/13
I watch the preview video, and I actually thought of the Jack of Spades! Already blew my frikken mind.
Fred Leznik • New Jersey • 01/25/13
WOW! Just... wow!
Teddy • Boston, MA • 01/25/13
This effect is amazing, it has 2 strong physiological experiments that work 100% of the time. This can be done impromptu and will allow you to create your own versions of this effect. You will not be disappointed with this piece.
Dan • Montreal • 01/25/13
Really original! Totally awesome!
Crow • Woodbury Estates • 01/25/13
This is a very interesting piece that will prove to be extremely handy. Spidey has certainly proven he is on the map with magic. Good job gentleman.