1975
Written by Roger Smith
Work of Roger Smith
16 pages (Spiralbound), published by Necromancer Press
Illustrated with photographs
Language: English
20 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Roger Smith The Faro Sorcery trilogy #1 with list of faro related publications
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Roger Smith The Card That Went Poof and Was Gone card peeked in IF condition, later selection has vanished
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Roger Smith The IF Cover Up Control #1 key card placed in break in originally lower half of IF peek, faro brings it next to selection
Inspired byRelated to 2
Roger Smith The IF Cover Up Control #2 key card placed in break in originally lower half of IF peek, faro brings it next to selection
  • Handling A
  • Handling B
  • Handling B - A Variation (two selections)
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Roger Smith Anyone For a Pile Trick? two cards peeked at in IF condition
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Roger Smith IF Cover Up Control #3 same with corner short key
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Roger Smith The IF Cover Up Control #4 with a block instead of single key card, using a block version of cover up cut
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Roger Smith Simplified handling to Faro Ace Plunger effect itself not described, Aces seem to appear face-up around selection
Inspired by
  • "Faro Ace Plunger" (Roger Smith, Necromancer Vol. 2 No. 3)
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Roger Smith The IF Drop Control key card placed one faro away from selection with running cut procedure after IF peek
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Roger Smith The Card That Didn't Go Poof - But Oddly So freely chosen card in IF condition turns out to be only odd-backed card, then odd-backed card changes to another selection, featuring unsticking a sticky card with a faro shuffle
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Roger Smith Offset Faro Controls and Techniques IF controls in which the halves are not equal but there is a block left on top of lower half
  • Offset Faro Control #1
  • Offset Faro Control #2
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Roger Smith The Card That Went Poof - Again card peeked in IF condition, later selection is shown to have vanished and then it reappears
Variations 11
Roger Smith The Simple IF Double Control two cards peeked, faroed section pulled from center
12
Roger Smith Two Cards That Went Poof two cards peeked in IF condition are shown to have vanished
Inspired by 12
Roger Smith Faro Shuffling With a Short Card
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Roger Smith The Short Card Faro Force peek force in IF condition, faking IF control
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Roger Smith Paper Clip Surprise card peeked in IF condition, paper clip appears clipped to selection
Inspired by
  • "Fast Clip" (Roger Smith, Linking Ring, May 1975, Vol. 55 No. 3)
Variations
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Roger Smith Open Paper Clip Surprise card openly paper clipped, card chosen in IF condition turns out to be clipped card
Inspired by 14
Roger Smith Improved Fabulous Faro Finders card peeked at in IF condition, chosen card sticks out a bit after stripping the top half out
Inspired by
  • "Fabulous Faro Finders" (Roger Smith, Necromancer, Vol. 2 No. 2)
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Roger Smith The Faro Drop Out and Notes card peeked at in IF condition, faroed deck held horizontally, selection pivots out towards bottom
Inspired by
  • "The Faro Flip Out" (Roger Smith, Necromancer, Vol. 2 No. 3)
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Data entered by Denis Behr.