32 entries in Dice (small) / Gaffed Dice
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Hocus Pocus Junior Conveyance of Cards and Dice mentioning card tricks and principles without details
  • divided cards
  • advantage dice by cutting off a strip
  • "nipping" (punch?), corner crimp, dots
1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 51
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradis Zauberwürfel die with only three different numbers, to force an object in a row of four
Aug. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 8) 127
A. J. Eine geheimnisvolle Flucht Jacks, Queens, Kings and Aces put into four packets on the table, packet chosen with dice and a suit chosen as well, that card becomes a blank card and the selection is in previously empty envelope, quartet gaff
May 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 5) 69
Al Baker Cooperative Conjuring with (forcing) dice, between ten and thirty
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 211
Edward Marlo They're Loaded rolling five aces
1943 Shoot the Works 24
Edward Marlo Crooked Dice Set No. 1. Tops and Bottoms
Set No. 2. Shapes or Buffed Dice
Set No. 3. Trip Dice
Set No. 4. Filler or Loaded Dice
Set No. 5. Tapping Dice
Set No. 6. Paint Work
Set No. 7. Capped Transparent Dice
Set No. 8. Magnetic Dice
1943 Shoot the Works 35
Edward Marlo Rules for Detecting Crooked Dice
1943 Shoot the Works 39
R. M. Jamison That Screwy Die Again mis-spotted die routine, with actual mis-spotted die
Aug. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 3) 143
U. F. Grant Lady Luck multiple prediction, coins heads and tales, sum of thrown dice and selected card, tossed out deck
Related to 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 181) 723
Bruce Elliott Fate male and female names are selected, one by sliding a paperclip on a list, second by rolling the dice, the names match and represent a famous pair from history
Related toVariations 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 177) 708
Jack Avis Demented Dice
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 275) 1101
Tony Corinda A Lesson in Mentalism total of six dice leads to a card, value is used for page number, line and word
1959 Book Tests 209
Edward Victor, Frank Butler Perfected Prophecy six cards in row, backs numbered, spectator rolls die, this card predicted, step-gaff and die with missing number, see also p. 415
Related to
  • Edward Victor (Magic of 1936)
  • Frank Butler ("Mental Magic Compendium", Magic Wand, March 1947)
Feb. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4) 404
Edward G. Brown A Card Chosen by the Throw of a Die or Other Implement of Apparent Chance
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 193
Amedeo Vacca Matchbox-Prediction dice shaken in box, total predicted
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 46
Bob Ostin Corner to Corner Dice Stack dice stacking sequence, one die balanced on corner
1976 ca. Sleightly Surprising 11
Roy Miller Die-A-Bolic! number, color of a die and a card are predicted in bulldog clip
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 177) 883
Robert Cassidy The 35mm Die Can Test die in film can, number is divined / forced, two methods
1977 Pseudo-Mentally Yours 9
Father Cyprian Rubik Con suggestions without details:
  • Colorvision with mini Rubik's Cube
  • Colorvision with jumbled cube, a duplicate of configuration is drawn
  • mini cube is solved under dice cup, suggestion of (partial) shell
  • to force a color, either with counting procedure or loaded
  • pop-up cube for production
  • stage size cube that twists and person is produced
  • coding information
Related to 1981 Octet 24
Stephen Tucker Imagine spectator imagines poker chip, die and coins in hand and removes one, choice predicted by content of hand
Inspired by
  • Subir Kumar Dhar effect in Magigram
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 16) 305
Roy Baker Knock Out Reading Mind reading (name of card, chosen design, dice throw, chosen color, reading on health, wealth, love, luck, occupation, birthdate, answer any question in mind)
1983 Baker's Capers 24
Bob Farmer Loaded Dice bets with loaded and mis-spotted dice
  • 7-11 Dice - Load and Fire
  • Another Game of 31
  • Bone Try
  • Pair of Dice by the Dashboard Light
1994 Beat 'em, Cheat 'em, Leave 'em Bleedin' 30
Steve Dusheck Dice Force using die with same number on all sides, shaken in cup
Related to 1994 Dusheck's Close-Up Magic 109
Philip T. Goldstein Just Chintz just chance with paper bags, five bags contain rubbish and one gold, selected by throwing a die
Also published here 1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
Nick Trost The Eliminator Uses gaffed dice (mispotted) to locate card in one of six piles, credit info for plot given to publication in Nouvelles Recreations, Physiques et Mathematiques (Gilles-Edme Guyot, 1740)
Inspired by 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 142
Bob King Cube Route two different-colored cubes behind screen, they transpose, then change to different color
2000 Great Britain 2001 15
Philip T. Goldstein Just Chintz just chance with paper bags, five bags contain rubbish and one gold, selected by throwing a die
Also published here 2001 San Jose Notes 3
Philip T. Goldstein Just Chintz just chance with paper bags, five bags contain rubbish and one gold, selected by throwing a die
2003 Saint Louis Notes 4
Tom Stone Dice Force simple gaffed die to force a number
Related to 2011 Maelstrom 4
Max Maven Just Chintz just chance with paper bags, five bags contain rubbish and one gold, selected by throwing a die
Also published here 2012 Return to Saint Vincent 3
Hiroshi Sawa ダイス爆弾 (Dice Bomb) Dice Bomb gimmick, big dice inside clear glass shaken and splits into many small dice
2013 Magic of Dr. Sawa (澤浩の奇術) 46
Colin McLeod Diced Thoughts die is rolled in a cup, each number stands for a feeling and people think of a memory, memory is divined, using Craig Filicetti's Real Dice
Related to 2014 Divine 130