The Magician Online

The Magician Online is a live, interactive, online experience - in the comfort of your own home. Starring Dan White. As seen by Ashton Kutcher, Ariana Grande, Chris Rock, James Corden, Jessica Alba, and President Clinton.

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The.Machine Review!

Jul 18, 2009
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Overall I was suprised with the quality and obvious effort that went into this.

Here's my review!


HOSTAGE
Esentially this is a sandwich effect in which a spectator manages to throw a card between two others.

This is a good, but not great effect, definately usable but not amazing.
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BLINK
A snap change set up and clean up.

Fun, flourishy, useful. One of my favorite things in the PDF
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BCV
You screw the cap off of a water bottle and it cleanly vanishes

I fooled a lot of people with this effect. An ingenious effect. A few people might catch on to the method, but when done as "spur of the moment magic" this plays HUGE!
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FSF
A variation of a well known force.

Frankly, this is bad. It is very akward and unnatural looking. The worst item on the PDF.
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ROYAL GLITCH
A collectors effect.

We've all seen the video. I like the effect, but the method is... messy. Cool idea but not the best execution of it.
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FLICKER CHANGE
A utility switch of one card for another in the action of handing it to a spectator.

This is cool. It is a little angly, but if you are performing for one or two people this is a nice move to have. It does take a little work to get it to look smooth and natural, but when it does it is very useful.
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Overall, these were easy to understand, well written notes. The photos were of a low quality but almost all of the things described show promise. Not bad for a homecooked PDF.
 

wZEnigma

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Jun 17, 2009
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NE Ohio.
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Wow, thanks very much for the review! I'm glad to see it. These are just seeds of ideas that I'm working on developing.

nIvan: You can get it through me, shoot a PM and we'll work it out.

Thanks again!! This is greatly, greatly appreciated.

Ian
 
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