The effect has 3 stages and those pile of cards were probably from the first stage. You can use them but you also can not. Also, the only hard stuff is when you do the part with the 12 cards. Everything else is easy. If anything is hard, Rick shows you easier ways on how to do the sleights.
Answered at 03:37pm on January 1st, 2014 by Skelson654 (5 karma)