Mystery of The Chinese Dice by Magic Wagon(c. 2009) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)
In the 1998 Gary Kurtz produced a limited number of the wonderful Psycho Kinetic Dice. It was a great effect and one of those I wish I’d kept (we all have a few of those!). This new item from Magic Wagon works on basically the same principle but using amazing props and without the need to palm anything or for the magician to touch any of the props at any time.
The props really are beautiful and they work 100% of the time. The basic effect begins with a prediction being placed in full view of the audience and four beautiful teak boxes with brass accents all resting on a tiny tray. The tray is placed in front of the magician and four spectators are each asked to take one of the boxes. They look inside to find a small ivory die. They can examine the box and make sure that the die rolls a different number each time. They can shake it a few times in the box with the lid on to ensure that the number is different each time. Once they are ready they give the box one final good shake and place the closed box back on the tray. Once each spectator has done this one of the spectators is asked to remove each lid and read off the top number of each dice. The number formed is precisely the same number as the prediction that has been in full view from the start.
It doesn’t get any cleaner than this. Their are no electronics and nothing is added or taken away. This is really one of my favorite items from the Magic Wagon Collector line. Highly Recommended!
Effect: A beautiful stand with four wooden boxes is displayed. The performer then tells the story about a very old Chinese dice game and hands out four ancient “ivory” dice to four different spectators. Each spectator is asked to give the die a few rolls to make sure it’s a regular die and then place the dice inside the boxes. The performer hands anyone a sealed prediction and four spectators are each allowed to shake the die a few times. When completed, the spectator holding the prediction is instructed to open it and read it aloud. To everyone’s surprise, the number on top of each dice matches perfectly with the 4-digit prediction!
What’s nice about it is that the effect is self working and happens in the spectator’s hands!
- At no time does the performer touch or even come near the boxes, dice or the stand.
- Nothing is added or taken away.
- The effect can be immediately repeated with different outcomes.
- The effect can be performed completely surrounded.
- There is no secret writing of any kind in the above routine.
Mystery of the Chinese Dice is made entirely of teak and completely hand-crafted with brass accents.
Approx. Price: $239.95 (2010) ***Notice: I am not a dealer and this item is not for sale on this site. It maybe available in the links below or at our sister site: qualitymagicsales.com, but not from here so please do not ask.
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