The Heinous Collection - Volume 1 (Download)

Magic download (video) by Karl Hein
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The Heinous Collection - Volume 1 (Download)

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Magic download (video) by Karl Hein ($21.00 - normally $42.00)

This download contains the wickedly deceptive false shuffles and cuts that Karl Hein uses throughout his professional performances. V1 includes 10 false shuffles & cuts, varying in degree of difficulty from beginner to advanced. All video has detailed and easy to follow instructions with close-up multi-angle views of the moves and finger positions. All of these false shuffles and cuts can be done in the hands without the need of a table. You will learn how to do false dovetail shuffles with a bridge, overhand shuffles, one-handed shuffles and flourish cuts.

Heinous Shuffle - Simulates a dovetail shuffle with a bridge that is ideal for strolling environments.

Heinstein Shuffle - Considered by many top card magicians to be the best and only in the hands false shuffle that you need.

Truffle Shuffle 2.0 - Karl's variation of Derek Delgaudio's Truffle Shuffle that utilizes a deceptive new technique.

False Overhand- A relatively easy version of a shuffle commonly used in home card games.

Lavand2 Shuffle - Simultaneous one-handed false bridge shuffles inspired by Rene Lavand.

Transformer Cut - A five packet flourish cut that has many applications and really looks like it mixes up the packets.

Swing Kids Cut & Production - A fast flourish cut with a flashy production and spin out.

Equilateral Cut & Production - A unique flourish cut with a design and an instant flash production of a selected card.

Doublemint Cut - Combines two easy one-handed cuts in a very deceptive way.

Charlier Shuffle - A sloppy version of a classic way of falsely mixing cards in a very casual but extremely convincing way.

"The natural appearance of your Heinstein Shuffle is breathtaking!"Richard Kaufman

"In Karl's hands, this is the most deceptive in-hands false riffle I have witnessed in the 30 years I've been involved in card magic."Paul Cummins

Running time: 35 minutes


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Look, the first 3 shuffles on this video are quite good, but what is unforgivable is the teaching method. The entire video is one of those slow motion freeze frame, text based, no verbal instruction tutorials like youtube cardistry videos circa 2010. The same music runs through the whole video. Its insufferable.



If I'd wanted to read how to do these moves, I would have bought a book. If I'd wanted a video without commentary, I would have turned the sound down. This download is extremely disappointing and I will think twice about others now. I'm certainly glad I only bought the first part, but wish I'd read the other review first.



I should have bought the Truffle Shuffle 2.0 video instead.

I have no issue with the kind of teaching that is used here (pausing the video and displaying instruction text). It serves its purpose, even if it's not what you'd be expecting.

My issue is with the content of the video: the Heinous Shuffle and the Heinstein Shuffle in this collection end up serving mostly historical and progression purposes, as you're bound to adopt only the Truffle Shuffle.

After that is taught, nothing really stands out: the False Overhand sequence isn't better than the others out there, things like Lavand2, Equilateral Cut and Doublemint Cut end up being too flourishy for someone who is looking to fake a standard in-the-hands riffle shuffle, and I don't understand how the Charlier Shuffle made its way into this collection (pretty sure this thing is common knowledge by now).

By having bought Truffle Shuffle 2.0 instead, I would have gotten the part of this download that was really useful to me at a fraction of the price.