The Cardwarp Tour

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The Cardwarp Tour

Postby Steven Keyl » April 29th, 2013, 7:33 pm

If you’re a fan of Cardwarp or just birthday shopping for someone who is, then look no further than The Cardwarp Tour by Jeff Pierce.

If you've got time for a quick video review head on over to http://www.magicbookreport.com/2013/04/ ... ff-pierce/

And by the way, if you’re looking for a new drinking game–grab a drink anytime I use the word “presentation”. You’ll be drunk before the video is over.
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Re: The Cardwarp Tour

Postby Richard Kaufman » April 29th, 2013, 8:14 pm

It didn't get a very good review in Genii.
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Re: The Cardwarp Tour

Postby Q. Kumber » April 30th, 2013, 3:47 am

I enjoyed Steve's review. He acknowledges the negatives raised in the Genii review, namely the lack of coherence, bad writing and absence of editing.

He then concentrates on what is good about the book and the excellence of some of the handlings and presentations.

Steven, Jeff Pierce did not write the book, he compiled it.

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Re: The Cardwarp Tour

Postby mrgoat » April 30th, 2013, 4:16 am

Not very well, seemingly...

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Re: The Cardwarp Tour

Postby Steven Keyl » April 30th, 2013, 10:16 am

Q. Kumber wrote:Steven, Jeff Pierce did not write the book, he compiled it.


Absolutely true. If I said otherwise it was a mistake and I thank you for the correction.

Richard, I did see the Genii review and while I thought it a bit harsh, I largely agree with the conclusions. Where I disagree is the extent to which the negatives impact the usability and/or enjoyment of the book itself.
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Re: The Cardwarp Tour

Postby Jonathan Townsend » April 30th, 2013, 11:07 am

Funny thing about turning a thing over through an extra dimension.
Has anyone gotten a reversed R/L card out of the warp at the end?
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Re: The Cardwarp Tour

Postby Ian Kendall » April 30th, 2013, 11:29 am

Has anyone gotten a reversed R/L card out of the warp at the end?


I would imagine that the Hypercard Project is as close as you'll get with that, given the limitations of method.

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Re: The Cardwarp Tour

Postby Jonathan Townsend » April 30th, 2013, 11:47 am

Agreed - getting a pack of R/L reversed cards printed seems a hassle - maybe the left handed deck would suffice?

It's a cute trick - been a long time mulling a CSI presentation of The Contortionist - starting with the U,D,U parts in an envelope marked evidence and doing the "here's how it happened" as a tongue in cheek detective - Ie the audience finds out how it was done but leaves the who unknown.

The "warp" in cardwarp remains of interest. As a running gag it might be fun to vanish a few cards that way - fold them push though and nothing comes out the other side.
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Re: The Cardwarp Tour

Postby Chris Aguilar » April 30th, 2013, 12:29 pm

While I'm very fond of Genii and its reviews, in this case I think I learned more about the product from Steven Keyl's take.

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Re: The Cardwarp Tour

Postby Jeff Pierce Magic » April 30th, 2013, 1:12 pm

Jonathan, there was a deck of cards called the Oops Deck release a few years ago that consisted of the R/L reversal. I had a routine using this card and sent it to the deck creator to be used in the instructions, not sure if it ever made it in or not.

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Re: The Cardwarp Tour

Postby Jeff Pierce Magic » April 30th, 2013, 1:15 pm

The "warp" in cardwarp remains of interest. As a running gag it might be fun to vanish a few cards that way - fold them push though and nothing comes out the other side.


This has been played with a number of times. If I remember correctly Martin Cox's routine has a phase where the card is pushed through and does not emerge from the other side. A few others have also played with the idea.

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Re: The Cardwarp Tour

Postby Jeff Pierce Magic » May 8th, 2013, 10:51 am

Here's another review of my last book "The Cardwarp Tour" available directly from my website.

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Re: The Cardwarp Tour

Postby Jeff Pierce Magic » June 24th, 2013, 9:21 am

And here's another review, available directly from my website.

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Re: The Cardwarp Tour

Postby Richard Kaufman » June 24th, 2013, 11:52 am

We've got a great variation of "Card Warp" by Bob Farmer coming up in the August Magicana.
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Re: The Cardwarp Tour

Postby Jeff Pierce Magic » July 12th, 2013, 8:39 am

Richard, Bob's work on Cardwarp is perhaps the best I've seen. Everyone should check it out.

BTW, here's another review for my book "The Cardwarp Tour". As usual you can buy it direct from me at www.thecardwarptour.com or at your local dealers.

http://www.magicreviewed.com/reviews.ph ... roduct=479

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