Choice (Gimmicks and Online Instructions) by Jerome Sauloup and Magic Dream
"I love the fact this has variations but my personal favourite is the final method taught. This could easily find it’s way in to any act - from sit-down close-up to strolling magic. Yes you have to carry two decks with you just for this effect alone, however the pay off is definitely worth it. I can see why this has fooled many top magicians and will easily fool any audience." -Paul Romhany, *Reviews Vanish Magazine
In 2009, Jérôme Sauloup developed a trick called "Automatic Open Prediction," and fooled many magicians with it: Gaetan Bloom, Dirk Losander... After a few evolutions, he came up with a 2-deck presentation even more impossible because the spectators were doing all the work. Shawn Farquar and Eric Jones had the chance to witness this routine and were blown away.
After 10 years in development, Choice is now available! The idea is very simple. You show 2 decks, a red one and a blue one. You hand them out to 2 spectators; they will deal down as many cards as they want and stop whenever they want. Then, they exchange the cards they stopped on. When the two cards are revealed, they are the same! And as a kicker ending, all the other cards are completely blank.
This trick is dead easy to do, and the magician never touches the cards! The spectators are activating the gimmick by themselves. Includes a bonus effect with a borrowed deck of cards.
- Decks and gimmick provided
- The magician never touches the cards
- Completely hands off and self-working
- Quick reset
- Easy enough for the beginner and strong enough for the pro
- 2 variations explained: in the hands (for strolling magic) or on the table
"Choice is clean and efficient. So well that you might think it's technical. Well, no, it's easy too!"
- Bernard Bilis
"Your best Choice is Jérôme Sauloup, a fantastic performer and a Machiavellian creator."
- Jean-Jacques Sanvert
"The mechanics of this trick make it completely self-working." -Payne, M-U-M Magazine
"This adds some simple gimmickry that puts it well within the grasp of the novice..." -Bob Gill, The Magic Circular Magazine
"Strong effect with a kicker finish." -Paul Preager, MagicSeen Magazine