The Art of Switching Decks by Roberto Giobbi

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The Art of Switching Decks by Roberto Giobbi

Postby Steven Keyl » May 9th, 2013, 9:20 pm

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Whether you’re ringing in a full deck stack or a gimmicked deck, having numerous methods available to get them into (and out of) play is essential. Roberto Giobbi’s book is a delightful read that will have you wanting to come up with more effects that require a deck switch just so you can start using some of them!

One point I neglected to make in the video review is that the switches he covers in the book aren’t just subtle variations on a theme which was my fear when I bought it. Rather, there are radically different methods employed, all of which are fully motivated and natural. Of course, there is similarity in some of the methods but most of the switches he discusses are more dissimilar than not.

The review itself is not as long as it appears. I start off with an unrelated trick just to have something to do for this installment. Hopefully, if you were unaware of this book or were on the fence about buying it you may find the full review helpful in reaching a decision.

Video review:
http://www.magicbookreport.com/2013/05/ ... ing-decks/
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Roger M.
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Re: The Art of Switching Decks by Roberto Giobbi

Postby Roger M. » May 9th, 2013, 11:02 pm

That's a great review!

Confirms that I'll order this, and like it.

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Re: The Art of Switching Decks by Roberto Giobbi

Postby Jim Martin » May 9th, 2013, 11:10 pm

Thanks for the review Steven - I just started working through Giobbi's text/DVD, and it it outstanding.

(The password protected Extra you provided is also very nice.)
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Re: The Art of Switching Decks by Roberto Giobbi

Postby Steven Keyl » May 10th, 2013, 11:26 pm

Thanks, gents! Much appreciated.
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