Video: Man at Arms is at its best when it makes real-life versions of the weapons we see in our favourite movies, TV shows, comic books and video games. Turning something that lived in our dreams into something in real life is always fun. This video has the guys artfully making Arya's Needle sword and nailing every little detail on the tiny, deadly sword.
Making A Real-Life Version Of Arya Stark's Needle From Game Of Thrones
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Let me start by describing one of the first magic tricks I learned to perform when I was a kid. Here is what the audience sees: I reach into my pocket and reveal a jumbo-sized card depicting the four of spades on one side and the ace of spades on the other side. After mumbling some magic words, I turn the card, and to the audience’s astonishment, the four of spades turns into the six of spades. I turn the card again, and now the ace of spades has turned into the three of spades. This is not the most impressive magic in the world, but it is a wonderful demonstration of how certain principles of perception can be exploited to produce magic tricks. So how is it done?