77 entries in Dice (small) / Divination
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To find the Number of Points cast on Three Dice sum divination of three rolled dice
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 49
Unknown To find the Points cast upon Two Dice sum divination of two dice
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 51
Unknown Die magischen Würfel "by H. Sch., Dresden", three dice thrown, calculations with top and bottom numbers, a sum is divined
Sep. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 1) 8
Unknown Die geheimnisvollen Würfel three dice placed on top of each other, some calculations, result divined, two versions
Jan. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1) 13
Unknown Drei Würfel werden auf den Tisch geworfen und in eine Reihe gelegt, worauf man die Augen eines jeden derselben errät three dice thrown, spectator does calculations with the top numbers, then performer can divine them, see also p. 48 for version with two dice
Mar. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 3) 46
Unknown Plate raps Number plate on tray raps according to thrown die number, electro magnet
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 74
Frank N. Dodd The Double Steal number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches
Related toAlso published here 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 36) 244
Unknown The Wooden Block Divination Trick four numbered blocks in box are arranged, performer divines their arrangement
1938 Greater Magic 856
Paul Rosini, Unknown The Devil's Die Secret top number of die under cup correctly announced, two methods (one with simple cut-out in paper cup)
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 105) 632
Eddie Joseph "Hitting the Spots" two dice thrown, thrown total matched with chips in performer's hands after hearing total
1941 How Gamblers Win 17
Eddie Joseph Predicting the Spots die placed in match box and rattled, number predicted
1941 How Gamblers Win 20
Eddie Joseph The Die Trick spectator rolls die and takes as many cards off the top, performer removes card with same value
1942 Greater Card Tricks 26
Syl Reilly The Phantom Die chosen number divined, luminous paint
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 376
Edward Marlo Simple Dice Routine
  • bar bet with four dice (snatching paper away from stack of dice)
  • number divination (7-principle) with three dice
  • magnetic dice with two dice
  • number divination with two dice
  • paddle routine with one die
  • color changing die
1943 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 16
George G. Kaplan 3-2-1 divination of a total of three rolled dice
June 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 1) 55
Jean Hugard, Herbert Hood Dice Production and Tricks 1. Production of a dice (with a handkerchief)
2. A mind reading trick (with a handkerchief)
3. Dipping into the future (prediction on a business card, by Herbert Hood)
Aug. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 3) 64
Bob Hummer The Moon Die Mystery number from one to six is thought of, three sides of a die are shown to spectator and he is asked if he sees his number, repeated three times and number is divined, without performer ever looking at the dice
Also published here 1945 3 Pets 2
Martin Gardner Die-Vination two dice, sum divintion
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 164) 658
Jack Yates Devil's Die spectator thinks of a number between one and six, a die is put under performer's hand and without looking at it the performer shows three sides of the die several times and asks if the selected number is visible, number is eventually divined
Inspired byRelated to 1954 Minds in Close-Up 11
Unknown Guessing the Total Divination of sum of numbers from three dice
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 43
Frank N. Dodd Frank Dodd's Prediction Number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches
Also published here 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 43
Unknown Positional Notation Tricks Divine the faces of three rolled dice after some mathematics
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 44
Bob Hummer Hummer's Die Mystery Magician uses dice to divine number thought of by spectator, principle is similar to 21 card trick / Gergonne's Pile Problem. spectator thinks of a number between one and six, a die is put under performer's hand and without looking at it the performer shows three sides of the die several times and asks if the selected number is visible, number is eventually divined
Inspired byRelated to 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 45
Martin Gardner Die and Watch Mystery Die is used to start counting clockwise and anticlockwise on a clock, count to thought-of number, the two hours are added together and magician can divine the number on the die
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 51
Martin Gardner The Thirteenth Turn die is turned according to some rules, divination of amount of turns (extra turn or not)
Related to 1964 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 387) 375
L. Vosburgh Lyons Mental Block color cube placed in opaque box, performer divines orientation
Aug. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 118
Kuda Bux Two Dice number calculated with throw of two dice divined
Sep. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 124
L. Vosburgh Lyons Future Thot dice with (larger) numbers used for number divination
Inspired by
  • idea of Royal Heath
Also published here
Sep. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 11) 205
Karl Fulves Some Difference values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"
Also published here 1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 23
Martin Gardner Odd And Even Dice three dice are turned according to some rules, then the chosen die is divined
Related to July 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 196
Charles Brent Fate pair of mates revealed by counting down to numbers rolled with dice, in second trick spot cards indicated number on die
Variations Oct. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 12) 290
Unknown A Trick with Dice two numbers on dice are divined, calculation
1969 Entertaining Mental Miracles 6
Karl Fulves Some Difference values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"
Also published here 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 28
Karl Fulves Die Problem rolling die and mentalist knows number, posed as problem, electronics
Mar. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 602
Amedeo Vacca Egyptian Dice Puzzle three dice rolled, certain sum made by spectator, divined
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 42
Robert Van Justus Oracle Z number divination of die, bizzar presentation
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 126) 629
Unknown La Suma Adivinada en los Dados sum of three piled up dice is divined
1975 Magia en el Bar 57
Karl Fulves The 12¢ Solution "Math Trix"
twelve pennies, two dice, pocket watch, dice total divined along with dates on chosen coin and setting on watch
Inspired byRelated to Oct. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 12) 1059
Kuda Bux, Karl Fulves Blind Dice #1 No. 43, two dice are rolled and turned over to some rules and the numbers added and card at this position remembered, performer finds it
Related toVariations 1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 66
Karl Fulves Blind Dice #2 No. 44, three dice are rolled and turned over to some rules and the numbers added and card at this position remembered, performer finds it
Inspired by 1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 67
Nick Trost Dice and Card Revelation Card found at number rolled on dice, then performer pulls out pair of cards that match the numbers on the dice
1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 10
Robert Cassidy The 35mm Die Can Test die in film can, number is divined / forced, two methods
1977 Pseudo-Mentally Yours 9
Henry Christ Tele-Dice dice trick over telephone
1978 The Chronicles (Issue Close-up Folio No. 11) 11
Larry Becker Astro Dice using zodiac cards and pair of dice, one die is hidden and number divined, instructions with zodiac cards
1978 World of Super Mentalism 25
Karl Fulves Logic Dice die is turned around some times according to simple rules, end result is predicted
Related to 1979 Faro Possibilities 33
Karl Fulves Digital Dice die is turned around some times according to simple rules, top numbers are noted, this number sequence is predicted or foreseen
1979 Faro Possibilities 34
Unknown Squaring the Cycle No. 5, die moved on square layout, starting position divined
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 6
Bob Hummer The Moon Die Mystery number from one to six is thought of, three sides of a die are shown to spectator and he is asked if he sees his number, repeated three times and number is divined, without performer ever looking at the dice
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 15
Gene "Phantini" Grant The Great Die Mystery two numbers of a die are predicted, with a paddle move as humorous moment
1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 16
Martin Gardner The Thirteenth Turn No. 24, parity principle, spectator can give die twelve or thirteen quarter turns, performer divines amount of turns
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 28
Martin Gardner Spell-A-Die No. 25, using the parity principle, instead of counting a number a name is spelled (Lincoln or Washington), name is divined
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 29
Bob Hummer Mental Die No. 28, die under hat, divination of number
Also published here 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 32
Karl Fulves Logic Dice No. 29, divining chosen number, quarter turn instructions
Related to 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 34
Al Mann The Dice Test No. 3, steel bucket on head, dice are thrown on bucket and sum divined
1983 101 Psychic Tests 2
Piet Forton Zaubern mit Würfeln various easy tricks with dice
  • divination of number
  • forcing a number, with matchbox
  • easy bank night routine with dice
1983 Je geschickter desto Zauberer 5
L. Vosburgh Lyons Future Thought No. 33, dice with (larger) numbers used for number divination
Also published here 1983 Self-Working Number Magic 53
Unknown Decepta Die No. 27, folded paper, some corners cut off, spectator rolls die, when paper is opened the holes mirror rolled number
1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 52
Flip Hallema Tube or not Tube...That's the Question; - Die - is the Answer tube and die appear, chosen side of die is divined (dealer's item), props vanish
1987 Epoptica (Issue 8) 467
Joseph K. Schmidt Simulated Vision die behind paper screen as prediction, secretly pivoted as required
Inspired by
  • "Divination with a Die" (George Blake, Magigram, March 1977)
Related to
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 5) 51
Joseph K. Schmidt Simulated Vision further details on the trick
Related to 1993 Verbatim (Issue 5) 39
Unknown Iced Dice No. 11, three dice stacked under paper bag, calculation with top and bottom numbers, result predicted or divined
1995 Easy Magic 14
Karl Fulves Decoder Dice dealing of packet according to die throw twice, top card matches prediction and thrown number divined
2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 129
Reinhard Müller Taxi Dice die thrown and turned according to rules, final number predicted, presentation for the effect
Inspired by 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 131
Karl Fulves Mystery Sight No. 57, four dice thrown and covered with cups, cards used to divine die values
2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 129
Karl Fulves Dial-A-Die riffle shuffle, twelve cards dealt on table, number of cards according to rolled die transferred, down-under-deal done, ... eventually number on die revealed
Related to 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 56
Karl Fulves Stop Order variation of "Dial-A-Die"
Related to 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 57
Pepe Medina, Manuel Montes Dados Enigmáticos picture with dice and arrows, real die is placed and moved, number is divined, with additional idea by Manuel Montes
2007 El Manuscrito (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
Karl Fulves Dice and Dates three named four-of-a-kinds laid out, spectator choses one with two dice, card and rolled number divined
2007 Word Play 36
Karl Fulves Slow-Motion Roll spectator turns die according to rules, performer duplicates final orientation
2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 150
Ken De Courcy Jubilee Dice three different-colored dice, calculations, a number from a die is divined
Inspired by
  • item in "Numberplay" (Gyles Brandreth)
2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 220
Karl Fulves Total Test six dice with all numbers from one to six on table, spectator covers two groups of three each, performer moves dice under either object around so both totals match, with variations involving prediction or divinations
  • The Over-Under
  • Workout
  • Cube Count
  • The Fix Is In
2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 221
Karl Fulves Secret Spots "Unexplained"
stack of dice, top covered, problem of easily working out top value on each, posed as a problem
Variations 2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 253
Karl Fulves Flip Dice three dice on table, turned over according to instructions, sum on top divined
Inspired by 2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 283
Karl Fulves Retrograde Dice "capturing the past"
three different-colored dice thrown by spectator, numbers added, dice turned according to instructions and numbers added, end sum predicted, number on hidden die divined
2008 Xtra Credit (Issue 2) 5
Bob Ostin Stack 'Em Up stack of dice, top covered, method of easily working out top value on each
Inspired by 2009 Xtra Credit (Issue 3) 9
Steve Beam Deep Down Dicey Location Four Dice are rolled to arrive at a random number where a selected card can be found in the deck.
Related to 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 63
Andy (The Jerx) The Baby Who Knows Friend's unborn baby is clairvoyant, can divine what number is inside the box by kicking the mom
2016 The Jerx 307