Falling Versus "Flying"
Here's what the ad says: "The cards are mixed and dropped to the ground by a spectator or magician one at a time landing in a neat little pile, except for one. One card takes off and flies towards the person that thought of a card."
The wording that I take issue with is "takes off and flies towards the person..." This sounds as if the card takes on a life of its own and suddenly propels itself in a different direction. This is hardly the case. The card simply drops as the others did, but its path veers slightly towards the spectator.
The Dropping Zone
Because you have to drop cards onto the floor, this limits where you can perform the effect. Ideal conditions are indoors and on a carpeted floor, where you won't have to deal with wind and can more easily pick up the cards afterwards.
Tile and hardwood floors are doable, but the cards will be harder to pick up later. Perform this one outside only when you have to. A breeze can completely throw off the trick. And dropping your cards onto a sidewalk will make them dirty and gummy.
Because of the nature of the trick, you can probably perform this one for about ten people, maximum, who can circle around you. There are no angle issues to deal with and even with the most elementary card handling skills, you'll be able to learn and perform this one.
-Wayne N. Kawamoto
MSRP: (US) $25
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