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Penn & Teller's Smoke and Mirrors

In the tradition of Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time, Penn & Teller's Smoke and Mirrors two-disc set includes a couple of fake videogames (including one in which you can convince friends that they have destroyed your TV set), two mind-reading scams (accomplished by inputting key info, such as your friend's birthday), and a hilarious bus-driving simulation in which absolutely nothing happens. But the replay value is a bit low, and things get weighed down by the ''Smoke and Mirrors'' segment, a magic-themed role-playing game more tedious than clever. B

Originally posted Jun 09, 1995 Published in issue #278 Jun 09, 1995 Order article reprints

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