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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
Make More Immersive and Engaging Magic Systems in Games Game Magic: A Designer?s Guide to Magic Systems in Theory and Practice explains how to construct magic systems and presents a compendium of arcane lore, encompassing the theory, history, and structure of magic systems in games and human belief. The author combines rigorous scholarly analysis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
This exciting collection of David Goldblatt's essays, available for the first time in one volume, uses the metaphor of ventriloquism to help understand a variety of art world phenomena. It examines how the vocal vacillation between ventriloquist and dummy works within the roles of artist, artwork and audience as a conveyance to the audience of the... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 6.99
In this astonishing book, the fourth in her ground-breaking series, Tudorbeth teaches us the traditional secrets of numerology and herbalism, how to read tea leaves and how to invite the gods and goddesses to bring miracles into our everyday lives. This ancient knowledge has never before been offered with such simplicity and clarity. more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2013; US$ 9.99
If you're interested in magic because on your 9th birthday your Mummy and Daddy booked the ruddy-faced Uncle Fiddlesticks who pulled a bunny out of a hat and made sweets appear from his pockets which he forced you to verify empty and you want to know how it was done. This book offers full of tricks to really get people talking. more...
- CABI 2013; US$ 125.00
Volunteer tourism has increased in popularity and prevalence and is no longer considered only a small section of alternative tourism. It is now part of the mainstream tourism industry and tourism experience for many people. Concentrating on the experience of the volunteer tourist and the host community, this new edition builds on the view of volunteer... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
Filled with secrets of conjuration, it demonstrates how anyone can amuse and baffle audiences, large or small, at home or on stage. Over 250 feats of legerdemain are outlined and illustrated, with a springboard of derivations offered for the ambitious entertainer. Each secret is simple ... all good secrets are. Likewise, the greater the illusion,... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
Tracing magic?s fascinating history back to its earliest beginnings, Robert Ralley reveals its influence on religion, science, and society. From charms and curses to rites and spells, spanning the black magic of demons to David Blaine?s endurance tests, Ralley illustrates the changing perceptions of magic, and the dangerous balance between illusion,... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 17.50
Mit diesem Buch werden Sie zu einem Magier. Sie lernen in Kneipen, im Büro oder auf Festen, ein Funkeln in die Augen Ihres Publikums zu hexen. Mit Karten und Münztricks, einigen Kunststücken für Fortgeschrittene, Mentalmagie und Schwebeeinlagen werden Sie Ihre Zuschauer verblüffen. Das ist aber noch nicht alles: Oliver Erens... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 29.95
From risqué cabaret performances to engrossing after-hours shop talk, Trade of the Tricks offers an unprecedented look inside the secretive subculture of modern magicians. Entering the flourishing Paris magic scene as an apprentice, Graham M. Jones gives a firsthand account of how magicians learn to perform their astonishing deceptions. He follows... more...