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The Trilogy

Our definitive collection containing over 6 hours of card tricks, card flourishes and everything else we have dreamt up with a deck of cards. It is a body of work that spans over ten years of study and practice.


"Anyone looking to elevate their card magic should check this out."

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$84.95
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The Trilogy

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Dan and Dave have been at the forefront of their craft since they were only fourteen years old. They have helped mold a new genre of card magic, a style visually rich and direct. Their style and originality has received acclaim from such megastars as David Blaine and David Copperfield. When they were only 17 years old they performed alongside Guy Hollingworh, Paul Gertner, Chad Long and Bill Malone at the first MAGIC Live convention in Las Vegas, and were the only performers to receive a standing ovation. They were among the first to start a movement with card flourishes, also known as XCM (Extreme Card Manipulation) and cardistry with the release of The Dan and Dave System in 2004.

This collection contains a vast array of magical effects, flourishes and everything else their minds have conjured up. From beginner to professional, these DVD's contain something for everyone. Every effect is broken down step by step for a seamless learning experience.

Over 6 hours of material explained in detail with multiple angles, on screen text, and slow motion replays.

Reviews (21)

By Thorbjørn B. 11:13 AM 4/28/14
5/5
I believe The trilogy was created with a purpose. Their way of teaching is absolutely flawless, even with more difficult flourishes such as pandora, the teaching is clear and manageable. The fact that the DVD is split into section makes it easier to navigate through the project and go exactly where you want to go. If you want to review a particular trick or sleight this is easily accomplished and thus the DVD was revolutionary to the community.
If "The Trilogy's" purpose was to let magicians take their cardistry, magic or what ever you want to call it, to the next level, they have defiantly accomplished that in this wonderful DVD collection! Hats off to Dan and Dave!
By Jin 10:46 PM 4/1/14
5/5
I bought these videos seeking to improve my magic and flourishing. When I received the videos I was immediately blown away. The videos helped me a lot and I improved greatly. Every feature is detailed so that even beginners will not get lost in the intricate movements. I would highly recommend this to anyone no matter what kind of skills you have. With this you can impress your friends and have fun at the same time! Overall these are great and worth every penny.
By Benjamin 2:13 PM 8/26/13
5/5
Many of us are enthralled by the abilities of real magicians. We aspire to do with a deck of cards what they do. We want to do it beautifully and with finesse. It is possible, but not without hours and hours of practice. I bought the Trilogy years ago, and have practice the handling and sleights therein whenever I had a few moments during medical school––on christmas break, status post a hard exam, after a 30 hour shift while sipping a hard drink, etc. What have I mastered? I probably can't say I've mastered anything, but I have expanded my understanding and repertoire of card flourishes and tricks more than I thought possible.

What brings me back again and again to a deck of cards? The challenge of course, but more importantly it's that I believe in "real" magic when I see it. In those rare instances, it provides a lasting, unforgettable memory. That is what the Trilogy is.

I'm not one for gimmicks. The Buck twins present nothing that could remotely resemble something gimmicky. They perform real sleight of hand, impromptu effects and flourishes you could do with any deck in any setting. That is real magic, whether it is a trick or a flourish. And it requires real work. It is something that when you have put in the time and effort, you can be proud of, because you have done something that makes other people feel more than a fleeting moment of interest. You have given an experience that other people will remember for years to come.

I love what is on the DVD set. Each effect, flourish, and utility is taught from several angles with detailed explanation. However, I would think of it more as a reference text in video form than a list of tricks you will learn over several months. You need to study it and keep coming back to it. Likely you will have much more time to invest than I do, and you will become a master of a trick or two in weeks to months. But I guarantee you will not master even the material on 1 DVD in a year. Which begs the question: how can you get years worth of material to become an advanced card mechanic for so fair a price?

This is a set of material worth working on, and it will reap benefits in so many ways. From the fulfillment of practicing in front of the mirror, the thought process of your sleights with your patter, to that moment you enchant a room full of your friends who bring up your tricks again and again to you like you weren't there, you will know you made the right decision to invest in the Trilogy by Dan and Dave Buck.
By Benjamin 11:00 PM 8/13/13
5/5
Many of us are enthralled by the abilities of real magicians. We aspire to do with a deck of cards what they do. We want to do it beautifully and with finesse. It is possible, but not without hours and hours of practice. I bought the Trilogy years ago, and have practiced the handling and sleights therein whenever I had a few moments during medical school––on christmas break, status post a hard exam, after a 30 hour shift while sipping a hard drink, etc. What have I mastered? I probably can't say I've mastered anything, but I have expanded my understanding and repertoire of card flourishes and tricks more than I thought possible.

What brings me back again and again to a deck of cards? The challenge of course, but more importantly it's that I believe in "real" magic when I see it. In those rare instances, it provides a lasting, unforgettable memory. That is what the Trilogy is.

I'm not one for gimmicks. The Buck twins present nothing that could remotely resemble something gimmicky. They perform real sleight of hand, impromptu effects and flourishes you could do with any deck in any setting. That is real magic, whether it is a trick or a flourish. And it requires real work. It is something that when you have put in the time and effort, you can be proud of, because you have done something that makes other people feel more than a fleeting moment of interest. You have given an experience that other people will remember for years to come.

I love what is on the DVD set. Each effect, flourish, and utility is taught from several angles with detailed explanation. However, I would think of it more as a reference text in video form than a list of tricks you will learn over several months. You need to study it and keep coming back to it. Likely you will have much more time to invest than I do, and you will become a master of a trick or two in weeks to months. But I guarantee you will not master even the material on 1 DVD in a year. Which begs the question: how can you get years worth of material to become an advanced card mechanic for so fair a price?

This is a set of material worth working on, and it will reap benefits in so many ways. From the fulfillment of practicing in front of the mirror, the thought process of your sleights with your patter, to that moment you enchant a room full of your friends who bring up your tricks again and again to you like you weren't there, you will know you made the right decision to invest in the Trilogy by Dan and Dave Buck.
By Philip Alexander 12:17 PM 3/13/13
5/5
These 3 DVD's are essential to anyone who wants to learn hardcore and visual card magic and flourishes. Everything on this is taught extremely well from multiple angles and is very easy to follow along. Whether you're interested in card magic or flourishes, everyone will find something to use and to practice. Something everyone should have in their library. GET IT!
By Sage N. 2:36 PM 12/17/12
5/5
I honestly could not wait for this package to come. I bought the whole Trilogy and once it came I was glued, *CORRECTION, I *AM glued. I've learned every trick inside and out... Being new to flourishing, I've worked everyday. I practice the finger exercises ALL the time. This purchase has made me a better everything, in relation to cards. The Trilogy is a definite must have.
By Jonathan 4:05 PM 11/28/12
5/5
$85 is very fair price considering the amount of material in these DVDs. In my opinion, a few of the tricks are a little fishy looking, and would seem strange to spectators, but any issues could easily be fixed with a replacement slight. The "everythingelse" DVD was excellent, and I loved everything taught on that.
By Nicolas 11:02 AM 7/18/12
5/5
This was one of the SMARTEST purchases in magic I have made so far. I love this DVD! iI got it three days ago but it is sooooo awesome. It is totally worth it. You will NOT be disappointed!
By Joseph 12:22 PM 4/4/12
5/5
The trilogy is the best purchase in magic that i have made so far. The tricks are so visually stunning and are all completely impromptu, the flourishes are absolutely incredible and the teaching for them covers everything, everything else is my favorite place to go for a bit of inspiration and flourishes 101 is a great basis for the beginner and will garentee the expert something they haven't seen before. I cannot give these dvds enough praise, incredible.
By Tony C. 11:38 PM 12/31/11
5/5
Visual, unlike ANYTHING anyone has ever seen. It's MODERN card magic at its best. Did I mention IMPROMPTU?? These DVDs, any of the 3.... will take your game to an unseen level. I use these everyday and the work speaks for itself. The instructions are straight to the point and the over the shoulder portions help. I've been doing D&D's sleights since the D&D System in 2001. And quite frankly their sleights and effects are the most complimented ever. I'd suggest you buy it now!

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