By Irv Furman
Trying to find a bit magic on your existence? Presto! Here's impressive Irv's instruction manual of daily Magic--a hip, how-to advisor to creating magic with daily gadgets in daily situations!
With the professional suggestions of fantastic Irv, you'll study all of the tips of the conjuring alternate. utilizing not anything greater than your individual palms and the typical goods round you--cell telephones, saltshakers, airsickness baggage, television distant controls, and others--you'll be mystifying kin, neighbors, coworkers, and fellow commuters very quickly flat.
greater than forty five brilliant tricks--complete with step by step directions and special illustrations--are inside those pages, divided into sections on magic at domestic, at paintings, at the move, and in town. research to:
• Magically Feed a Parking Meter
• Pull a Banana Out of skinny Air
• Use Your Calculator to foretell the Future
• Make a Shot Glass Vanish
• Make Time Stand nonetheless, and more!
manage to create magic each time, wherever with this exciting ebook for magicians of every age.
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In one chapter the relationship between narrative and spectacle in films and adventure games is compared. For King (2002), narrative is less prominent in games than in films, and while spectacle is an important way of selling a game, its contemplation is undermined by the need for interactivity within the game. Indeed, he argues that games may extend our understanding of the ‘impact-aesthetic’ (2002b: 61) whereby new interfaces like the dual-shock controller can translate the visual into a physical sensation.
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