TAKE A WALK THROUGH LAS VEGAS IN YOUR SPECTATORS MIND..
An AMAZING Las Vegas themed Mentalism routine using a custom designed travel planner and postcards.
Myself Martin Peirce and Gary Sumpter love to create unique magical miracles exclusively for Ace Magic Studio.
We strive hard to produce original, entertaining and great magic effects for our fellow magicians but have never created a magical effect as a team before. Until now.
Say hello to Vegas Choice.
WHAT IS IT?
This is truly a wonderful piece of mentalism that will amaze and entertain your audiences.
We noticed a gap in the market for a good workable diary trick. Nothing in this category we considered exciting or magically strong.
We wanted to create a diary effect that contained the following criteria;
- A diary that didn't use playing cards on dates.
- Having visually colourful and exciting looking props in play that could be fully examined at anytime during a performance.
- A plausible storyline for using the diary with a built in and entertaining interactive routine.
- Creating an incredible hard hitting finish with the spotlight on the spectator.
- Ensuring the amazing final predictions that match up at the end could have totally different outcomes
We have achieved all these goals and more with Vegas Choice.
- It's easy to do
- Fun to perform
- No reset needed
- No switching necessary
- No fishing required
- The spectator will genuinely make every single choice on each occasion
- Finally 100% accuracy is guaranteed with every single performance of Vegas Choice.
Gary has developed a major love for Las Vegas over the years and his graphic designer skills rate second to none.
He always finds an ingenious way of putting something a bit extra into a magic effect to make it that bit more special. We have combined this with my random outside the box thinking and methodology to create this wonderful effect.
We are proud to bring Vegas Choice to the magic community.
A travel planner is introduced and freely examined by a spectator.
The planner lists recommendations on how to achieve the most amazing experiences when visiting the city of Las Vegas.
The best places to stay, the most exciting things to do, the finest restaurants to dine in, and the greatest shows to see. The spectator verifies that there the planner contains completely different events available on completely different dates throughout the year.
You explain that you are lucky enough to be in Las Vegas for a while next year and will be taking in the wonderful suggestions that are listed in the planner whilst you are there.
You are really excited about it. There is though one day in particular that you are most looking forward to and it truly promises to be your most exciting 24 hours of all time.
The reason for this is because all your favourite Las Vegas experiences will be happening on this date.
You now announce that it's time to play a game and test the intuition of a spectator.
An envelope is placed on a table, the contents of this envelope are removed and displayed to your audience. They contain beautiful Last Vegas postcards depicting the following;
- 2 hotels: The Bellagio/Caesars Palace
- 2 day adventures: helicopter ride over the Las Vegas strip/Grand Canyon visit
- 2 restaurants: Gordon Ramsay/In-N-Out Burger
- And finally 2 shows: Criss Angel Mindfreak/David Copperfield Illusion Show
The idea of the game is to see whether a spectator can use their intuition and match up all of the favourite things that you are looking forward to experiencing so much on your perfect Las Vegas day.
Starting with the hotel postcards you ask them which one of the two hotels they think that you would like to stay in the most. They then place this hotel postcard in the envelope.
Ask that all predictions that this spectator is making to be kept secret from you for the time being but can be freely shown to anyone else.
Next the exciting daytime adventure postcards are shown and once again your chosen helper selects which activity they think you would enjoy the most. The appropriate postcard is also placed in this envelope.
Time for a restaurant to be picked now, do they think you are a fine dining burger person or a greasy chip one. A third postcard of the spectator's choice is duly added to the envelope.
Lastly an evening show has to be chosen that would complete your perfect day. On this occasion the spectator is instructed to hold the 2 postcards face down underneath the table and mix them up.
They are going to use their intuition and select one without them even knowing. This unknown selection is now placed in the envelope.
The spectator has completed their part of the game and placed four choices in the envelope. Remember the last choice was made without anyone knowing so the identity of the four postcards in the envelope would be a complete mystery to even the spectator. Now it's time to see how well they judged you.
You announce the date that you are so looking forward to in the travel planner, the 8th of August for example. This will be the day that you will be experiencing all of your favourite things in Las Vegas.
The travel planner is now opened on this date by any audience member. This person then reads aloud the information, the hotel to stay in on this date, along with the daytime adventure planned, the restaurant to dine in and finally the show to see.
The spectator who made all the choices then opens the envelope up and the four postcards are revealed. Incredibly the four experiences just announced and the four postcards are four perfect matches.
This is truly amazing mentalism!!!!
Ask your spectator how they did it and thank them for participating in the game.
Whilst receiving your plaudits pop all the postcards in the envelope and retrieve the travel planner. You are instantly reset to entertain and blow some more minds with Vegas Choice.
The book is A5 size (148 x 210 mm) and the Postcards are A6 (105 x 148 mm).
Firstly, the book and postcards look spectacular. They can both be thoroughly examined and nothing will ever be found. The instruction book is also nicely produced. There are no video instructions and no video performances. So it will require sitting down, reading and playing around with the props. The add states “no memory work” which is mainly true; but there is some. Its very minor in remembering how the numbers work. But one quick read before performing should jog the memory. Its nothing to be worried about. Overall I love this effect; four choices are freely made and you know exactly what date in the diary matches them, and there is genuinely only one date in the diary that matches. Its genius!
This book is quality printed throughout, the design of the covers look authentic and describe exactly what the book is and what it does to the spectator, at the beginning there is a 'history of Vegas' section as well as added sections for notes and contacts which gives you the option to write inside to make it look more personal or even used, these sections are a brilliant touch to add to its authenticity. The postcards provided are also top quality along with an nice eye catching gold envelope. The supplied instructional booklet is simple to understand and includes the routine to perform. The method is ingenious and is 100% accurate everytime with multiple reveals, It is a strong, effective and entertaining piece of mentalism that i would highly recommend for anyone to buy from beginners to the professionals you will be pleased with this product. It is easy to learn and great to perform
Thank you Jay! :)
This is a lovely piece of mentalism that comes complete and ready to perform. The props are of the highest quality and the methodology clever & simple to remember.The price represents superb value especially with free postage + a quality free gift (at present). Highly recommended !! Well done guys !!
Amazing review, thank you Steve!
Gary & Martin have produced a stunningly beautiful piece of entertaining mentalism that packs small and plays big! The quality of the products are second to none and the instructions are just as beautifully produced that makes it simple to learn and fun to perform! This comes highly recommended! Mozique
Thank you Moz :)
Great! The design of the props and the packaging is fantastic. I really like the method you can really concentrate on the presentation and create a really nice story moment and get a huge reaction to the 4 reveals. For me this would fit me more for close up and with that I would have preferred the guide to be a little bit more pocket sized but that’s just a small thing. Look forward to taking this out and getting great reactions
Great review, thanks Dean!