Great stuff! I have already added TSA to my show. And the production quality is superb! Well done!
Great product. You can literally do this show as-is and kill! So much great material. I have already put TSA into my show. Thanks for another fantastic product!
I think this is a very good piece. The tricks are good and BBB is not that difficult with the Keepers, it is a lot more difficult with a set of Bicycles. The downside of this is I think the case can be slightly better in the form of quality and I wish there was space for another deck of cards so that, like others have said, we can lengthen the time of the show and push it out closer to an hour. Over all it is a very good piece and I will recommend it to anyone that is learning and looking to earn money as a magician. It is a fantastic idea that has been executed well.
WOW! The attention to detail that went into this is top notch. One effect went into my show immediately as my OPENER! The routines are well thought out, practical and up to date with today?s modern culture.
Although I will probably never perform the contents as an ?act? (It?s Adam?s act, that?s why), I will perform each of these pieces in various styles of shows I perform.
I believe that possibly the most important thing one can get from a release like this is that it will spark your own CREATIVITY! Causing you to take this material, work with it and make it your own.
If I had the choice between learning a trick or learning why it was done the way it was, I?d choose the latter, and this kit delivers that 10 fold!
Kudos for putting this together!
Ok to so for an honest review
Good and bad
Firstly value - it is worth every pennie ! The Himber wallet itself will set you back 60 so it?s 100% worth the cost even at the 200$ price mark now
Case is good quality not amazing (handle is plastic which is a bit meh) but this is literally a show in a case and that to me has never been done before in this format
The show itself is great I haven?t used it yet but it works well AND IS MODULAR I hate people sayig it?s just copying someone else
Act 1 is a great opener
Act 2 is completely up to you (personally I won?t do the mind reading card effect I will add something else)
Act 3 I love triumph and always plays well
Act 4 anniversary Waltz great version and will keep
Act 5 wallet watch phone modern and class
Act 6 prediction effect funny and actually brilliant
Act 7 I will add in something here to beef out time
Act 8 Boston ball buster (people are moaning about faro shuffling being difficult it really isn?t and you need to do three and making a mistake and redoing it is easily built in to show how difficult this is which adds to the theme)
Act 9 kids prediction I love it brilliant end
This is THE best on the market and I can?t wait for a ?close up show to go ;)?
5 star for the effects ! 5 star for the props and the case is beautiful! I want to buy 1 extra case please haha! But seriously I made 300 already the first week I got this :) haha Although I didn't perform Boston Ball Buster yet because I need to perfect my Faro. So I put in my killer ACR with a card to wallet ending :) The show it self flows beautifully and nicely! There's lots of wiggle room where you can add lots more tricks to make it more than 1 hour. I recommend learning the tricks and watch it once and make it your own! ADAM this is a product that can go very far and I see lots of potential! Tricks are very easy if you already know how to perform. If I, a noobie in magic (5months), am making more than 2k already I'm sure you guys can!
Well, to start, I give a 4.5 star because my case came damaged and some gimmicks needed to be replaced. I didn't reflect this on the star rating system, because Ellusonist sent me a shipping label to correct the problem real fast.
Regarding the props - I do feel that the watches are a bit flimsy, but they have so far served the purpose. Everything else in the kit feels great. The phones are great, The TSA bag is also great. The wallet is something I've wanted for a while and am glad it was included. It is also of a really great quality. The close up mat leaves something to be desired, but is adequate and serves its purpose.
It's good to see this kit receiving great reviews. I feel this a a superb kit for the money. I had read some comments about this being an "instant magician kit." That it is not. This is a great structured show in a box. I do have a gripe with the ad copy saying it is an hour. It is 45 min at best. That part should be changed. However, I feel this kit is best suited for intermediate to advanced magicians looking for new material for a close up/parlor/stage show.
I was familiar with some of the effects, but Adam Wilber has done a great job with his routines. The flow is nice and works well. I have substituted some effects for my own as a few effects require intermediate/advanced sleights which I need to practice to be at the desired skill level. With that being said, one could add more routines to easily make this an hour. I see this as a great show set with great tried and true routines. Remember, you don't have to (and shouldn't) use Adam's script word for word.
The instruction is great and also teaches a few variations. The sleights taught are all top notch and can be used as great utilities for other routines.
All in all this a great kit completely worth the price. Having it all in one small case is truly ideal. I am a worker and a few of these routines are already in my parlor show getting great reactions. Great job Adam Wilber! Thank you for sharing this with the magic community.
I wanted to add a brief correction to one thing I said in my review. I said I would have liked to have seen a discussion of the video projection Adam used in one of the show videos. Adam actually does talk about that some at the end of the instructional video for the "I Paint Dreams" routine. The first time I watched that video, that section did not play. I suspect it was a problem with my internet, and I didn't notice that the video did not play until the end. So, I wanted to clarify that Adam does discuss that aspect of doing the show in a stage situation.
As many have mentioned, the Ad copy is misleading in the fact that it says it?s a 60 minute show in a box and how ?easy? things are to do.
I did like how everything is neatly packed and presented in the box. I?m still trying to decide if this was worth it. Love the TSA trick and prediction, don?t like how everything else feels dependent on a table. I was hoping for more of a stand up show. Not something that would need a projector... this seemed to be sold as a show that could play for any size crowd for 60 minutes, just add personality or whatever.
You be the judge.
Cool effects, structured routines. Where this really shines is if you don?t already have a parlor or stage show. It helps you learn proper structure and if you already have some tricks/routines that work for stage, you can swap around your tricks, and the ones taught in any way you see fit. The quality of the mental photography was a bit disappointing, I ended up having to put some rough and smooth product on it. Also I had this for not even a day and one of the watch bands came apart, I put it back together but they are quite flimsy. Overall though it?s pretty good. I got mine for $169 though, so I?m not really sure if it?s worth $199.
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