46 entries in Games / Murder Game
  
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Phil D'Rey Who Done It? detective routine, ventriloquism props, no trick
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 33
Bob Hummer Instruction Sheet for Improved It's Murder with rotatable disk, spectator selects murder and victim while performer's back is turned, both are divined
Related to It's Murder! 1
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley The Crime Doctor several spectators select a crime and write it down, performer divines all
Gems of Mental Magic 69
Clettis V. Musson A Detective's Dream four cards with possible weapons and four cards with suspects
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 3
Gerald Kosky The Plot's the Thing two plots and routine for murder game
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 217) 867
Milbourne Christopher The Mentalist Solves A Murder one of four men, blindfolded
One Man Mental Magic 7
Howard A. Adams Da Da Da Dumm murder games using three spectators
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 307) 27
Jack Yates Murder Must Foul murder game, with instruction cards for spectators
Minds in Close-Up 26
Bobby Bernard Key To the Crime
Inspired by
  • Gen "Phantni" Grant's "Dial X"
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 37
Gerald Kosky Prayer for the Dead several spectators sit in a circle, one selects to be "dead", performer divines him
More Miracles in Mentalism 29
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Murder, INC. murder game, with ten pieces of information and assistant organizing everything while performer is out of the room
Between Two Minds 38
Jules Lenier Psychometric Detective four people, rough smooth edges of torn paper to code
Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 167
Orville Wayne Meyer It's Murder items from murder scene are taken by spectators and performer then knows who has what
HEX! 99
Ben Christopher Mental Detective see also p. 728 for comment by Eric Kaufman
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 677
Cicardi Murder, He Said! cards with different people, prediction, murder theme
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 118) 587
Burling Hull The Who Dunnit Mystery four weapons in row on table, selected weapon, victim and murderer divined
The Amazing World of Mentalism 44
Karl Fulves It's Murder No. 50, word code
Self-Working Mental Magic 80
Karl Fulves Murder, Inc. a red card in a packet is designated as killer and its position remembered, then black card with same value cut at same position, performer divines it all
Inspired byRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 25) 1314
Bob Hummer It's Murder with rotatable disk, spectator selects murder and victim while performer's back is turned, both are divined
Variations Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 40
Karl Fulves Murder in a Matchbox three match boxes, performer's back is turned and a small gun, a bill and a die are put in boxes, performer knows which object is where and what side is on top of the die
Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 69
Howard Lyons It's Murder - No Book no book method, with rotatable disk, spectator selects murder and victim while performer's back is turned, both are divined
Inspired byRelated to Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 96
Peter Donello Sherlock Holmes' Mental Clue' prediction of chosen name, location and weapon, clue plot
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 298) 1487
Mike Caveney A Bloody Prediction murder story, prediction of a stabbing wound, comedy routine
Magicomedy 57
Stephen Tucker Exhibit 'A' four objects in box and also names written on paper, knife is selected and blood is found on blade, murder presentation
Variations Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 14
Thomas Alan Waters Cashseer box with rolls of bills, amount of bills is secretly removed and divined by performer, other variations:
  • Poison (with small liquid bottles)
  • Mr. Ree (murder mystery, clue)
  • Essencery Perception (with five vials of perfume)
  • ReMarkerable (color match)
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 553
Robert Cassidy Clue Outdone using Clue cards and the Jaks Wallet, revealing criminal, weapon and location
The Art of Mentalism 50
Jules Lenier Psychometric Detective No. 19, four people, rough smooth edges of torn paper to code
Also published here Self-Working Paper Magic 38
Gay Ljungberg Murder Game murder story, spectator choose waepon and murderer, prediction written in a book at the end of a detective story
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 10) 1288
Karrell Fox "Getting Away with Murder"
Also published here For My Next Trick... 44
Jack Yates Clue six spectators with cards and pens, one of them writes an X on his card behind performers back, those with red cards must speak truth, black must lie, performer finds different colored disc, murder game
Variations Clue and other Mysteries 51
David Britland Open and Shut Case with liar/truthteller presentation
Inspired by The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 81
Robert E. Neale The Hanging No. 57, one spectator is murderer, chosen with cards, noose tied from rope, it tightens only at guilty spectator
Self-Working Rope Magic 120
Philip T. Goldstein Mix Me Deadly murder, weapon and victim chosen from game cards and divined, using single riffle shuffle
Thavant 30
Karl Fulves Witness six spectators with cards and pens, one of them writes an X on his card behind performers back, those with red cards must speak truth, black must lie, performer finds murderer
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Deceptive Practices 78
Sam Schwartz Partner in Crime version of "Witness" in which criminal has a partner
Inspired byRelated to Deceptive Practices 80
Karl Fulves Murder by Calculation No. 14, using four suspects on paper cards with phone numbers on their back and calculator, name spelled out on upside-down display
Easy Magic 18
Karl Fulves Who Done It? No. 49, murderer divined by assistant
Easy Magic 70
Karl Fulves Crime Does Not Pay No. 51, murderer divined by assistant
Easy Magic 72
Karl Fulves Guilty Party No. 61, using a confederate
Easy Magic 87
Karl Fulves Pack of Lies No. 12, three red and black cards, spectators with red cards tell the truth, performer finds out who hides the Ace of Diamonds
Also published here Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 20
Karrell Fox Getting Away with Murder
Also published here Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 3
Karl Fulves Body of Evidence "Without Words", non-card version with twenty doll-house furnishings, murder mystery presentation
Mutus Nomen 50
Simon Lovell The Murder Mystery four objects in box and also names written on paper, knife is selected and blood is found on blade, murder presentation
Inspired by Son of Simon Says! 31
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Murder Mystery! clock layout, murder presentation
Inspired by
  • "Time and Again" (Robin Robertson, Card Modes, 1983)
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 88
Christoph Borer Mord am runden Tisch prediction in envelope, murder and victim are predicted, various ideas for using the same method in different contexts
Prevedere 20
Jim Steinmeyer Elementary! cards with victim, weapon and murderer, choice predicted
Treacherous Impuzzibilities 35