49 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transposition / Reset & Variations
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Täusche deinen Nächsten wie dich selbst! four cards chosen, four Queens on table, they transpose one by one, then back
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 118
Unknown Kings and Aces four double facers, backfire
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 133
Paul Harris, Allan Ackerman Re-set Classic Re-set routine
Variations 1977 SuperMagic 77
Earl Nelson Reset, Reset
Inspired by 1979 Variations 1
Ken Simmons Re-Setting Re-Set
1981 Close-Up With Cards 49
Don England Reset Twist combo
1981 Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Spades) 4
David Solomon Pre-set Reset travelers kicker
Variations 1982 Sessions 82
Jeff Poncher Color Reset using blank cards with color dots
Sep. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 677
Jon Racherbaumer Technicolor Reset sets have different backs
1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. Summer Extra) 98
Michael Powers Counter-Intuitive Transpo Matching the Cards meets Reset in a weird effect combination
1983 Powerful Magic 11
James Swain, Geoffrey Latta Preset
1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 7) 62
Henrik Specht The Test Tubec Child
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 5) 1215
Philip T. Goldstein Stand Up and Be Counting four card transpose one by one with four other cards, designed for stand up
1985 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 9) 1273
Danny Korem Signa-Wild Reset Reset in which one four-of-a-kind is signed on back by performer, then signatures transpose on other quartet
1985 Korem without Limits 156
Larry Jennings Well Oiled Reset transformation kicker
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 46
Louis Falanga Perfect Reset Reset
Aug. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 1241
Larry Jennings The Maestro's Poker Demonstration with five cards, transformation kicker
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 64
David Neighbors Face-Up Reset
1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 43
Thomas Hierling Reset vs. Gambler Aces change to Kings, then back and Kings found in pockets
Inspired by 1987 New Wave Close-Up 31
Randy Wakeman Reset at its Best
Apr. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 4) 1624
Michael Close Off-Color Reset odd-backed, credit information
1990 Cardfixes 165
Louis Falanga Color (Re)Set faces the same, backs different, cards on table have green backs as climax
1990 Spectacle 35
Jon Racherbaumer Cabbages & Kings Aces removed, change to Kings one by one, back to Aces and Kings from pocket, then packet elevator, then Open Travellers
Inspired by 1991 Cabbages & Kings 1
Walt Maddison Boomerang Variation in Effect
June 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 6) 1940
Robert Bengel Respun new clean up
Aug. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 8) 1960
Chris Kenner Twister twisting routine with aces-to-kings-and-back kicker
1992 Totally Out Of Control 107
Jack Carpenter Multiplex Reset Reset combined with double Travelers
Related toVariations 1992 Modus Operandi 21
Randy Tanner Reset Finale after Reset routine the packets are put on top of each other and cards are suddenly alternated in pairs
1993 Card File 8
Jon Racherbaumer While Waiting For Godot Aces change to Kings and back, kings to pocket, followed by more routines, see below
Related to 1996 Facsimile (Issue 4) 31
James Swain Boxed Reset with case
1996 Miracles with Cards 80
Paul Harris, Allan Ackerman Re-Set
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 137
Earl Nelson Set-Up for Re-Set getting into effect
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 144
Nick Trost Trost on Reset Easy handling with clean finish
Inspired by
  • "Re-Set" (Paul Harris, Supermagic, 1977)
  • "A/K/A Reset" (John Bannon, Mirage, 1986)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 172
David Regal Call To Colors using odd-backed quartets
Dec. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 12) 2874
Paul Harris, Richard Vollmer, Bernard Bilis Set-Reset Plus
1998 Card College — Volume 3 616
Guy Hollingworth Reset
1999 Quartet 30
Guy Hollingworth Reset Blanks all cards turn blank
1999 Quartet 31
James Swain Metamorphosis one Quartet is in Case
1999 21st Century Card Magic 11
R. Paul Wilson Ricochet - The ultimate Reset gaffed, visual
  • Ricochet One
  • Ricochet Two
  • Alternate Pocket Clean Up
Related to 2001 Ricochet! — The ultimate Reset 2
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Deceive Your Neighbor four cards chosen, four Queens on table, they transpose one by one, then back
Also published here 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 101
Euan Bingham Dead Set
2003 Free From Filler 16
Allan Ackerman, Jack Carpenter, David Solomon, Paul Harris, Brother John Hamman A Double Jack Reset with traveler climax
Inspired by 2005 How to Tame a Moose 29
Kevin Ho Punk'd Quick and direct Reset
2008 Smooth Operations 6
Tom Stone Nullified! stand-up handling
2010 Vortex 117
Steven Hamilton Turn of a Friendly Card Aces change to Royal Flush and back
Variations 2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 90
Tomas Blomberg Multiplex Re+Set Re-set routine, three phases:
  • Phase one- Fives transpose with pocketed Queens one by one
  • Phase two- Queens transpose with pocketed Fives all at once
  • Phase three- Fives vanish and appear in four different pockets
Inspired byRelated to 2014 Blomberg Laboratories 195
Yves Carbonnier Re-Set Ultime with a glass
Also published here 2016 Notes de Causerie 19
Yves Carbonnier Reset Ultime with a glass
Also published here 2019 Grand Livre de Cartomagie 204
Steve Reynolds Tech-Less Multiplex Reset Interchange effect, then both quartets brought together, one vanishes and is back in pockets
Inspired by 2020 Output (Issue 8) 8