208 entries in Cards / Principles / Stacked Deck Stuff / Other Stacks
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Queens digging for Diamonds hotel trick with eight cards each and story presentation
Also published here 1889 Tricks with Cards 82
Unknown Das Vorherbestimmen mehrerer gewählten Karten deck dealt into four piles, one chosen, all cards in this pile are predicted
May. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 76
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Prädestinationsgabe two decks, spectator remembers one and its position in one deck, then he counts down in second deck from position to previously predicted number, selection is there
Related toAlso published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 111
Unknown Das Umzählen on the reverse counting of decks and packets
Variations 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 124
Unknown Die Unzertrennlichen deck shown mixed and taken under a handkerchief, performer brings out all fours-of-a-kind one after the other, two methods (stacked stripper deck, deck switch)
Feb. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 6) 83
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Prädestinationsgabe two decks, spectator remembers one and its position in one deck, then he counts down in second deck from position to previously predicted number, selection is there
Also published here July 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11) 161
Unknown Predestination two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection
Related toAlso published here 1897 New Era Card Tricks 192
Mr. Blak Das Ordnen der Karten deck shown mixed, down-under deal performed to sort deck in new deck order
Variations Sep. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 133
L'Homme Masqué Kinetoscopic Force cards riffled in front of spectator and King of Spades among Club cards is mistaken for King of Clubs, spectator holds deck as it is riffled, non-index cards used here
Also published here Sep. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 43
Hugo Schrader Neues mathematisches Kartenkunststück one of thirty-two cards thought of, eight packets of four cards each given to spectator who should remove some cards that match his value or suit, card found
Apr. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10) 157
Arthur Toskana Das Riesengedächtnis order of shuffled deck read to performer who can repeat it, deck switched for "memorized" deck with easy system
Related toVariations Sep. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 9) 131
Emil Clauß Das Riesengedächtnis rhyme to remember value sequence of all eight values
Inspired by Nov. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11) 165
Eduard W. Lufa Die Lieblingsfarbe three or four pairs of cards chosen, placed on small table, suit chosen, all cards change into that suit
Mar. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 3) 35
Unknown Die magische Einwirkung two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection, translation by John Willmann
Also published here Apr. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 4) 51
A. J. Ueber künstliches Mischen slow shuffling method that re-organizes the cards, working backwards, with tables for different numbers of cards that show how the cards change positions with each shuffle, see p. 166
Related to Nov. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 164
L'Homme Masqué Kinetoscopic Force cards riffled in front of spectator and King of Spades among Club cards is mistaken for King of Clubs
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1909 The Art of Magic 77
Sam Leo Horowitz A Psychological Discovery two-pile-stop trick with Eight/Nine alternating set-up
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1938 Greater Magic 549
Martin Gardner Never-Miss Stop Effect two-pile-stop trick with Tens/Jacks alternating set-up
Related to 1940 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 12
Eddie Joseph Staggered - Prime Presentation two decks, one card is selected and both decks dealt until same card is found in other deck, card found at same position as mate of selection is named and its mate is not found in other deck but in envelope, repeated with written prediction inside card case
Related toVariations 1949 Staggered 1
Eddie Joseph Staggered - Presentation Two prediction printed in newspaper
1949 Staggered 3
Eddie Joseph Staggered - Presentation Three cards sent in advance to spectator as prediction
1949 Staggered 3
Eddie Joseph Staggered - Presentation Four two decks, two cards are selected by two spectators and mates are found
1949 Staggered 3
Eddie Joseph Staggered - Presentation Five two decks, two cards are selected by two spectators and mates are found, one deck dealt face up and one face down
1949 Staggered 4
Eddie Joseph Staggered - Presentation Six two decks, two cards are selected by dealing to a chosen number, mates are found at same position, with variation
1949 Staggered 4
Eddie Joseph Staggered - Presentation Seven two decks are cut and placed under hats, 51 cards are dealt and last two cards match
1949 Staggered 5
Eddie Joseph Staggered - Presentation Eight two decks and one is cut by spectator, performer removes same card from other deck
1949 Staggered 5
Eddie Joseph Staggered - Presentation Nine two decks, mate of selection is found in pocket
1949 Staggered 5
Eddie Joseph Staggered - Presentation Ten two decks, same card is found
1949 Staggered 5
Eddie Joseph Applying Staggered Principle for Two-Person Mental Act Staggered - Prime Presentation done with medium
1949 Staggered 11
Eddie Joseph The Invisible Influence deck is divided in halves and performer knows matching pairs when cards are dealt, six phases
  • The Patter
  • The Influence in Operation
  • The Principle Explained
  • Details of Working
  • Additional Information
Variations 1951 The Invisible Influence 2
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Snibbets Rusduck's system for Si Stebbins, speller
Related to 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 4) 10
Roy Walton Demi Demon mates are found
Variations 1971 Cardboard Charades 24
Gene Finnell The Down/Under Exchange Surprise selection placed aside, packet cut and down/under deal performed until four cards remain, top of those is selection and previously tabled card matches other three cards
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 55
Roy Walton, Charles T. Jordan Colour Me Jordan two decks, mentally selected cards appear in other halves of the deck which are in spectators pockets
Also published here 1973 Card Script 35
Roy Walton Gefärbter Jordan two decks, mentally selected cards appear in other halves of the deck which are in spectators pockets
Also published here Nov. 1975 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 1&2) 12
Burling Hull The Two Fold Miracle spectator shuffles deck and cuts to any card, its value used to count down in second deck, same card found there
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 49
Jerry K. Hartman More Than One Way "There's More Than One Way To Spin A Cut."
two decks in reverse order
Inspired byRelated to 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1184
Ron Ferris, Allan Ackerman Blackjack Player's Delight four ten-values are on table, four selections turn out to be the four Aces to make four blackjacks
Variations 1978 Here's My Card 94
Eddie Joseph Ultimate Match No. 58, one card cut to in one deck, matches position in second deck, inverse stacks
Variations 1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 96
Michael Skinner Atom Poker Mal Zwei two phases, set-up, first in Talisman
Related to 1979 Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft (Issue Das Mike Skinner Seminarheft) 16
Steve Beam Mating Season II dealing through the halves and spectator stops, mates, different method as in Mating Season I
Related to 1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 35
Stephen Minch The Minch Ken two cards from ESP deck, spectators think of a number and count to card
Also published here 1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 255) 1271
Howard A. Adams Mindevelopmental divination of color, suit, value and complete name of card, using a slate and playing cards
Also published here
  • "Mentalist" 1962
1980 OICUFESP (Issue 5 - the SON of esp card & mental miracles) 17
Gerald Kosky Picture Perfect divination of selected postcard, abc stack
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 278) 1389
Peter Kane Cards as Calculators
1982 Kane 48
Ken De Courcy Down Under Down Under deal four times to produce four Aces
Related to 1983 Four Ace Intro's 22
Ken De Courcy Australian Poker Down under deal five times to give spectator a poker hand, but you win with Straight Flush
Related to 1983 Four Ace Intro's 23
Juan Tamariz Coincidencia Total different method than in Sonata, with deck switch
Related to 1984 Magia Potagia — Volume III 79
Stewart Judah Die allgegenwärtige Paare several mates show up in deck
July 1985 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 3&4) 127
Jerry Sadowitz Elimination comedy location, all cards eliminated in stages with patter lines except selection
Inspired by 1987 Inspirations 73
Karl Fulves Even Further credit information, with shuffling strategy
1987 Secret Session — Part One 2
Karl Fulves Point of Conversion Ace of Diamonds put in center, it comes to top with the Two of Diamonds underneath which is tabled, repeated and Ace brings Three to Five to top as well, then Ace of Spades is on top and the tabled Diamonds change to Royal Flush cards
1987 Secret Session — Part Two 31
Peter Kane The Psychic's Game Show five keys, one selected with Kane's Variant procedure and it's the only one that opens the lock to a prize
  • The Stacked Deck Extra (apparently random cards chosen for selection procedure)
1988 ca. Kane's Variant 7
Karl Fulves Hidden Diamonds Diamonds, Jacks and Queens found with story presentation
1989 Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 46
Juan Tamariz Total Coincidence first single cards from two decks match, then both decks are in exactly the same order
Related toVariations 1989/91 Sonata 224
Simon Aronson Simon-Eyes two cards thought of with counting procedure, both cards divined with "No No's Fishing"
  • Reality
  • The Problem
  • No No's Fishing
  • The Simon-Eyes Arrangement
  • The Selection Procedure
  • Fishing in the Simon-Eyes Pack
  • Fishing for the Values
  • Fishing for the Suits
  • The Faro Restacking Simon-Eyes Pack
Related toVariations 1990 The Aronson Approach 123
Paul Hallas Not So Remote Viewing! card is named and performer names its position in the deck
Inspired by 1990 Mental Mix 2
Jon Racherbaumer A Case for Hofzinser Ace travels into card case at the end
1990 Cardfixes 50
Michael Powers Whether Forecast spectator deals into two piles and stops anywhere, sum of top cards predicted, each pile dealt into two piles, top cards are Aces, Aces change into Royal Flush, re-deal principle
1990 Top Secret Stuff 21
Roy Walton School Daze two cards chosen, sum and difference of those values, number of cards as prediction
Inspired by
  • Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"
Variations
1991 Profile (Issue 5) 1
Dany Ray Un Billon de Probabilidades en Contra two decks, two cards at same position, two methods, very similar to Curry's Power of Thought
Related toAlso published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 108
Richard James A Problem Solved? deck faced and spread on table, face-up and face-down card pushed out of spread, they are mates
Inspired by 1992 Profile (Issue 11) 11
Arturo de Ascanio ¿Juega Usted al Mus? gambling routine for the spanish game "Mus", with a deck of forty cards
Also published here
  • "Circular Mensual del S.E.I." N° 4, 1954.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 7
Philip T. Goldstein Some Indifference two cards chosen, sum and difference of those values, number of cards as prediction, Henry Christ's "The Difference and the Sum"
Inspired byVariations 1992 Profile (Issue 8) 7
Rudolf Braunmüller Si Stebbins à la Rusduck Stebbins variation
Related to Nov. 1993 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 2) 64
Stephen Tucker The Penultimate Truth
Inspired by 1993 Profile (Issue 12) 6
Peter Duffie Card Count-Down card thought-of from twelve-card packet, suit spelled, pairs dealt, value counted down in rest of the deck to find mate
1993 Profile (Issue 16) 6
Peter Duffie Triplicants card chosen from three-card packet twice, repeated three times, three value pairs, values predicted as well
Inspired by
  • "Triple Coincidence" (Robert Harbin, Abracadabra & Harbincadabra)
1993 Card Selection 5
Jackie McClements Pushthru Eliminator card chosen, incomplete faro pushed through a few times to get clues about the color and suit of card, wrong card is determined, still right card shows up reversed in deck
Also published here
  • The Crimp, p. 212
1994 Shock Treatment 4
Steven Hamilton Thinking Out Loud card built from two consecutive cards in the deck by taking suit of one and value of the other, that card turns over, then Triumph with four cards reversed at finale, the constructed card and its mates
Also published here 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 210
Chuck Smith Imaginary 21 Card Trick in effect a card is chosen under table and named by magician
VariationsAlso published here 1994 What If? 12
Roger Crosthwaite Variation Three: Retention-of-Vision
Inspired by 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 52
Peter Duffie The Ultimate Truth
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here
  • Imagine
1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 84
Scott Robinson Chance by Choice four cards are cut to, sum is predicted in envelope
Related to 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 89
Doug Canning Card Counters
Inspired byRelated to 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 153
R. Paul Wilson Blackjack Players Blight four ten-values are on table, four selections turn out to be the four Aces to make four blackjacks
Inspired by 1995 Chaos Theories 8
R. Paul Wilson Sticky Residue spectator deals out any number of poker hands, cut one hand and remembers top card, all assembled, performer divined number of hands and card
Inspired byRelated to 1995 Chaos Theories 46
Bob King Direct Mental spectator removes cards to represent hour and then thinks of a card of the same value which is divined
1995 Opening Night Magic 39
Curtis Kam Hard Boiled Detective
1996 Professional Close-up of Curtis Kam 71
Peter Duffie Amalga-Mate card pocketed, then a card chosen for value and suit each, it matches prediction in pocket, Mexican Prediction
Inspired by
  • "Ten Mate" (Joe Rindfleisch, Precursor, Jan. 1996)
1996 Method in Effect 4
Peter Duffie Imogenetic three cards chosen and face up on table, another card made with suit and value of two of those cards, that card found via spelling and other cards from that value as well
Inspired by
  • "Genimo" (Alan Francis, Abacus, Vol. 4 No. 7)
1996 Method in Effect 11
Doug Conn Another Invisible 21-Card Trick spectator pockets card, it is named
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 8) 9
Simon Lovell Who Killed Lilly Longlegs?
1997 Simon Says! 83
Simon Lovell, Michael Austin Blind Date Bermuda spectator pockets three cards behind his back, performer takes another deck and finds the mates
Inspired by 1997 Simon Says! 129
Dieter Ebel Der Elfenreigen oder auch Elfies Rosenkranz mathematical stack
  • Das wohlgeordnete Chaos
  • Die Grundordnung
  • Das Legen des Elfenreigens
  • Das Errechnen der Position
  • Das Errechnen der Karten
  • Hallo, Nachbarn!
  • Über Ihren Umgang mit dem eigenen Genie (spectators are asked mathematical questions so performer doesn't have to calculate himself)
  • Und manchmal reden sie dabei wirklich unmögliche Dinge
1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 2) 50
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Das Orakel card reading routine with layout which coincides with what the performer says, current time shows up as well
1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 3) 118
Jack Avis Magical Sucuba 4x4 matrix, some number coincidences occur
Related to 1998 Vis à Vis 110
Philip T. Goldstein Chainsaw spectator cuts cards and counts down according to cut-to value, that card predicted, four-way out in Himber Wallet
1998 The Himber Wallet Book 32
Ellis Stanyon Naming Spots on a Card at Any Number in the Pack No. 42, stack for spot cards only, calculation method to know card at any number
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 78
Ellis Stanyon Forty Cards Dealt Faces Down, to Pick Up the One Named No. 44, cards dealt in square on table, any spot card named and performer knows where it is
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 79
Unknown Margery's Arrangement for a Piquet Pack No. 3, rhyme for thirty-two card deck
Also published here
  • "Magic", 1893
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 86
Ellis Stanyon Another Arrangement for a Piquet Pack No. 4, mathematical
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 86
Ellis Stanyon To Discover Two Consecutive Cards No. 3, two consecutive cards chosen, some number of cards added to top, card found
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 100
Ellis Stanyon Fifteen Consecutive Cards Indiscriminately Drawn from One Pack and One Secretly Chosen, to Produce It from Another Pack No. 4, card from packet chosen, found in second deck, both in same order
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 101
Ellis Stanyon Special Arrangement of Whist Pack and Tricks with Same No. 6, similar to Stebbins
(a) To Discover the Top Card
(b) To Discover a Card Removed from Either of Two Portions
(c) To Discover the Bottom Card from Either Half of the Pack
(d) Reading the Whole Pack
(e) To Name Either or All of Four Cards Dealt in a Row
(f) To Discover a Card Freely Selected
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 104
Ellis Stanyon Any Card Noted in One Pack Found at a Given Number in Another No. 9, two decks in same order, number and card chosen, another number predicted, when counting to predicted number starting with named number the card is there
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 108
Ellis Stanyon The Pack Is "Cut" into Four and the Names of the Cards in Either Part Are Found in an Envelope No. 10, four piles made, one chosen, cards in that pile are predicted or divined, multiple out in envelope
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 109
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note deck riffle shuffled, top thirteen cards dealt off and four spectators take the cards of one suit each, alls cards divined, interlocking chain principle
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 120
Doug Conn Impossible 21 Card Trick spectator pockets card, it is named
Inspired byAlso published here 1999 Tricks of my Trade 105
Ellis Stanyon Queens Digging for Diamonds No. 40, hotel trick with eight cards each and story presentation
Also published here 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 52
Ellis Stanyon Rapit Memorization (?) of Half the Pack No. 17, half the deck switched, order known or cue sheet
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 91
Steve Beam Bite Me four spectators cut cards and selections are found
Related to 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 204
Peter Duffie A Stebbish Location two cards chosen with two dice, performer produces one and names the other, variation of Si Stebbins stack
2000 New Inspirations 13
Richard Bartram, Jr. Joker Assisted Triumph ends in new deck order, faros
Inspired by 2000 Card File Two 17
Ali Bongo Unfolding Future folded multi-level prediction as in Simon Aronson's "Shuffle-Bored"
Inspired by
  • Ludow, from Paris
Related toVariations
2000 Off The Books (Issue 2) 11
John Moran Discard Poker cards are shuffled face up into face down, face down cards are dealt for four players, four Royal Flushes
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 38
Steve Beam The Macho Magician Versus Wussy Gambler matching value and suit are spelled of selection, then four Aces are found as a kicker by spelling
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 46
Steve Beam The Of-Age Card Trick 21 card trick without dealing the cards multiple times
Also published here 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 56
Steve Beam Turning 21 imitating the 21 card trick
  • 2-Selection Version
  • Infusion
Also published here 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 60
Marty Kane V.D. valentines day patter, card is found by dealing and spelling, she loves me / loves me not for down-under deal
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 73
Steve Beam Prime Location cards reveal selection and amount of cut cards
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 77
Steve Beam Bulletproof card is cut to and divined
Related toVariations 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 80
Stewart James, Steve Beam Applause Card two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers, at total is a card with a message
Inspired by
  • Stewart James' "Were You Fooled?" in "Stewart James in Print - The First Fifty Years"
Related to
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 152
Marty Kane Hallmark Inventory
Related to 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 185
Peter Duffie Found by Coincidence spectator uses some cards of sixteen-card packet to find his selection with down-under deal, then reverse faros until down to one brings mate of the top card of another packet
Inspired by 2000 New Inspirations 6
Steve Beam Parallelogram different presentation for Bulletproof, with two cards
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 82
Peter Duffie K.I.A. "Kane is Able"
twenty-card packet, after some dealing a value and a suit are used to form a card, it is the card that a spectator earlier stopped dealing
Inspired by
  • Marty Kane trick
2001 Cards By All Means 5
Peter Duffie The Universal Base Ace of Spades put on bottom of deck, it changes into the mates of three selections, other Aces show up as climax, bottom deals
2001 Cards By All Means 7
Tino Call Think of a Card Spectator looks at any card in the deck and at it's mate, card can be named
Related to 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 97
Wayne Dobson An Englishman in New York
2002 Dobson's Choice 4
Lewis Jones Dual control two thought-of cards divined (each one out of five)
Inspired by
  • "Radar Deck" (Richard Osterlind)
2002 Ahead of the Pack 146
Jack Avis, Lewis Jones Twins collide five cards put on table and one chosen, its mate found from rest of deck
2002 Ahead of the Pack 160
Marty Kane Divide and Conjure! after several full-deck reverse faros, only three cards remain, one settled upon, it is the selection
  • Full Deck Handling
  • Further Notions on Divide and Conjure! (2)
  • External Thoughts (Robin Robertson, Jerry K. Hartman, Peter Duffie)
  • The Trouble with Seven
  • Partial Deck Handlings
  • Full Deck Prearranged Handling (named card)
Inspired by
  • "The Devil and His Disciple" (Robert Neale, Life Death, and Other Card Tricks)
Related toVariations
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 49
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson The Paranormalist spectator riffle shuffles once and turns up pairs without the performer seeing them, when a color-matching pair is found the performer names the higher value
Inspired byRelated to 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 95
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson The Power of Love
Inspired by 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 97
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Gilbreath Plays Dominoes after a riffle shuffle domino chain made with cards, end and beginning predicted
Inspired by 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 66
Iain Girdwood Unicycle Stack values recycle after one shuffle
  • The 16 Card Unicycle Stack
  • The 30 Card Unicycle Stack
Inspired by 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 68
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Domino Effect domino chain made with cards, end and beginning predicted
Variations 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 64
Jackie McClements Pushthru Eliminator card chosen, incomplete faro pushed through a few times to get clues about the color and suit of card, wrong card is determined, still right card shows up reversed in deck
Also published here
  • The Crimp, p. 212
2004 A Lecture 14
Dave Campbell Dave's Premonition card not named but built from two consecutive cards in the deck by taking suit of one and value of the other
Inspired by
  • "Thinking Out Loud" (Steven Hamilton, The Crimp #10)
Variations
2004 The Dave Campbell Legacy 47
Steve Beam Mating Season V first two cards match, then entire deck
  • The Really False Count
Related to 2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 212
Steve Beam GPS Stack mathematical stack, knowing amount of cut cards
  • Weighing the Cards
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 229
Phil Ogden RAM Deck - Random Access Memory Deck expansion of Lewis Jones Memory Deck, with logical system
Inspired by
  • Lewis Jones' "Memory Deck" in "Cardiograms"
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 230
Peter Duffie Pure Devilry
  • Phase One - Fortuity
  • Phase Two - A Date to Remember
Inspired by 2004 Subtle Miracles 120
Cushing Strout The Left-Handed Clock Cards dealt into clock formation, card is located using a spinning physics toy as the clock hand
Inspired by 2005 On the Other Side of the Mirror 24
Barrie Richardson Out of My Sight, But in My Mind with two spectators, one thought of and one peeked
2005 Act Two 234
Dany Ray One in a Billion two decks, two cards at same position, two methods, very similar to Curry's Power of Thought
Related toAlso published here 2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 132
Jack Avis The Mystery of X (Ten) a Ten spot and cards that add up to ten show up, number ten is predicted
2006 Rara Avis 101
Steve Beam Sleepwalker
Inspired byRelated to 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 101
Steve Beam His Card different method for Sleepwalker
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 102
Steve Beam The Spoiler selection in the deck, several hands dealt, selection will complete good hand
Inspired byRelated to 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 127
Steve Beam Take this Card and Shove It selection in the deck, several hands dealt, selection will complete good hand, with smaller set-up
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 130
Stewart James The Robot Deck Stack that allows you to do seven routines in a row

Mental Spell, Straight Poker, Stud Poker, Blackjack, Bridge, Scrambled Spelling Bee, Prophetic Card Discovery
2007 The Essential Stewart James 53
Stewart James The Prophet's Choice Card at a number predicted by magician, two decks used, two cards
Also published here
  • Typewritten instructions, Oct 6, 1946
2007 The Essential Stewart James 64
Stewart James The Clincher Spelling to thought of cards with a poker theme
Also published here
  • typewritten instructions, Aug 1947
2007 The Essential Stewart James 71
Stewart James Ten Nights In A Cardroom Multiple phase routine with ten tricks

1. Shuffled deck, you deal and win a game of draw poker
2. Four spectators name a number each, the cards at those positions have the same value
3. You are able to name every card in a hand of poker as it is being dealt
4. Card to pocket, card is lost in the deck by spectator, then card appears in your previously empty pocket. Effect is repeated.
5. Challenge card location
6. Prediction trick
7. You deal yourself good cards for poker
8. You can predict what cards you will receive for poker
9. Blackjack deal, spectator can name any number of hands and you will always win with a blackjack
10. Shuffled deck, you blindfold yourself, you deal for poker and win once again
Also published here
  • Marketed by SJ, 1948
2007 The Essential Stewart James 84
Stewart James Pocket of Persistence Deck is placed in pocket unseen, magician can be blindfolded, but is able to extract winning poker hands, and even the mate to a previously selected card
Also published here
  • Typewritten instructions, Apr 1949 and Aug 1958
2007 The Essential Stewart James 105
Stewart James Micawber Card is freely named, deck is removed from box and to show one card is reversed in the deck. This reversed card is used to locate the named card.
Also published here
  • Linking Ring Oct 1952
2007 The Essential Stewart James 116
David Solomon Very Dicey selection in deck, two pairs of dice thrown, both numbers counted to, the cards there match the total, both numbers added, packet of that size produced with selection as last card
Inspired by
  • version on "Solomon's Mind" DVD
Related to
2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 16
Steve Beam Turning 21
  • Two Selection Version
  • Infusion
Also published here 2007 7-7-7 86
Steve Beam The Of-Age Card Trick
Also published here 2007 7-7-7 95
Jack Parker Discarded 21
2007 7-7-7 123
Chuck Smith Imaginary 21 Card Trick in effect a card is chosen under table and named by magician
Also published here 2007 7-7-7 130
Doug Conn Impossible 21 Card Trick spectator pockets card, it is named
Also published here 2007 7-7-7 133
Lennart Green Rainman "Except the Seven of Clubs"
Variations 2008 The Green Northern Lights Magic 17
Lennart Green XO-Rainman different shuffle sequence
2008 The Green Northern Lights Magic 19
Lennart Green The 4 Card Bet shuffled deck dealt in four piles, bet on whether the top cards have one of each suit, four-category Gilbreath
2008 The Green Northern Lights Magic 33
Lennart Green The Remote Control II version with all four suits
Inspired by 2008 The Green Northern Lights Magic 35
Aldo Colombini Direct Aces spectator cuts off pile, next to values added, counted down, Aces found finally
2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 219
Nick Trost A "Staggered" Routine two cards removed from two halves, when both halves are turned up in unison, the mates of those cards show up at the same time, three more phases until all pairs match
Inspired by 2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 318
Nick Trost Psychic Ability with Gilbreath
2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 455
Nick Trost Coincidental Cut spectator cuts off packet, then selects card in rest, card on either side add up to number of cut-off pile
Inspired by
  • "How Many Card Did You Cut?" (Henry Bosworth, Linking Ring, Dec. 1970)
2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 314
Nick Trost Mental Fingertips spectator cuts off pile and pockets it, then pockets a card as well, performer finds two cards in his pocket that match the number of cut-off pile, then mate
Also published here
  • marketed in 1964
2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 345
Nick Trost The Eleven Routine nine tabled pairs, spectator drops prediction on one of them, only that pair adds up to predicted number eleven, two more phases
Inspired byRelated to 2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 445
Román García Una Partida Entre Tahúres Triumph, Kings are found after each shuffle, deck ends up in new deck order, faros
Related to 2010 Nanomagias 35
Karl Fulves Triptych two cards chosen, two piles dealt and performer reads out loud all the cards, spectators name the piles with their selections, performer divines cards, they transpose into other pile and are only odd-backed ones
Inspired byRelated to 2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 603
Pit Hartling, Brother John Hamman Bolsillos Opuestos card stopped at and card thought-of in relation to the thought-of card, both removed, performer divines both
Inspired byAlso published here 2011 El Manuscrito (Vol. 4 No. 15) 424
Karl Fulves Trap Shoot deck cut, value of top and suit of bottom card used to make up composite card, that is caught with other two cards
Inspired byRelated to 2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 694
Steve Beam Predicting the Past magician predicts a card to be freely chosen by a member of the audience
Related toAlso published here 2012 Gourmet Card Magic 11
Steven Hamilton Thinking Out Loud card built from two consecutive cards in the deck by taking suit of one and value of the other, that card turns over, then Triumph with four cards reversed at finale, the constructed card and its mates
Also published here 2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 22
Michael Murray, Stephen Shaw Once Removed deck is divided into three piles, spectator removes a card and its mate, two cards are divined, two different stacks explained
2014 A Piece Of My Mind 242
Simon Aronson Total Recall Spectator cuts off some cards, number of cards matches the sum of values of three random chosen cards, MCS Stack
Related toVariations 2014 Art Decko 149
Simon Aronson The Total Package Three phases:

1. Total Recall
2. Prediction of card at number
3. Selection found at number
Inspired byVariations 2014 Art Decko 161
Simon Aronson Total Surrender Total Recall combined with Totally Fooling
Inspired byVariations 2014 Art Decko 161
Pepe Lirrojo The Strange Coincidence Using a mixed deck of cards (red and blue backs), one spectator freely cuts off a number of cards from the top of the deck. Two cards are freely selected from the remainder which ultimately reveal the number of cards cut, the number of reds and blacks, and the colors of the backs of the cards that were cut.
Related to
  • 8th Unsolved Card Problem (Hofzinser, Kartenkunste, 1910)
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 102
Steve Beam Nuclear Force Range Force where spectator makes all the choices to arrive at force card.
Related to 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 211
Gordon Bean One Out of Three Combination of concepts used to force a card.
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 45
Lewis Jones Second Thoughts Magician devines a thought-of card while spectator holds the deck.
Related to 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 74
Steve Beam Ranger School Several versions of a range force where spectator makes all the choices to arrive at force card.
  • The Deepest Cut
  • Short Cut
  • Split Forces
  • It's Manure Time
  • Retreating Force
  • Opposing Force
  • Centrifugal Force
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 213
Steve Beam Predicting the Past Routine where the magician predicts a card to be freely chosen by a member of the audience.
Also published here 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 217
G Calling Prediction (神谕者) Magician can divine cards held by spectator, last card appears as a bruise on magician's body
2016 Emotion 77
Benjamin Earl Roleplayer (With a Named Four-of-a-Kind) named card located with the matching three-of-a-kind by spectator
1) Full Deck Setup
2) No Setup
2018 Roleplayer 9
David Solomon Free-Cut Thought Kings cut into deck, Kings come together and Aces appear reversed in deck as well, faro
  • A Cool Discovery (variations with Queens)
Inspired by
  • "Free Cut Marriages" (Nick Trost, Subtle Card Creations - Volume 4)
2018 Solomon's Secrets 96
Steve Beam Quadruple Stack stack to be able to produce four of a kind quickly
Inspired by
  • Martin Gardner's "Five Nine King" in "Scarne on Card Tricks" 1950.
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 28
Harapan Ong That Escalated Quickly deck cut, Ace on top, cut into two piles, two Twos on top, ends with ten packets with Ace through Ten
2018 Principia 144
John Bannon, David Solomon A Christ Session four Sixes produced, starting with a Christ force
2018 Solomon's Secrets 77
David Solomon Ramón Riobóo's Inverse Compensation some cards removed, spectator choses three red cards of those and a black card, the red cards are added to count down to mate of black card
Inspired by 2018 Solomon's Secrets 79
David Solomon Down the Magic Square Path game presentation, number of cut-off cards is total of one routine in 4x4 square, other twelve cards shown blank
Inspired by 2018 Solomon's Secrets 103
David Solomon Suited Double Deal two spectators cut off a pile, piles dealt into six packets each, all top cards are one suit, prediction is missing card, re-deal force
2018 Solomon's Secrets 107
David Solomon Reading the Tea Leaves sixteen-card packet riffle shuffled and dealt into four piles, top cards used to divine selection and find it by adding total
2018 Solomon's Secrets 125
Steve Beam Single Stack while forcing a card from a bank, controlling mates, with three variations
Inspired by
  • Martin Gardner's "Five Nine King" in "Scarne on Card Tricks" 1950.
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 24
Ramón Riobóo The Executor result of calculation is shown in form of playing cards
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 131
Steve Beam Plumber's Helper shuffled deck in pocket, performer removes a Straight Flush
Inspired by 2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 245
Derrick Chung The Lowdown spectator selects one of four cards, values of other three cards are counted from reminder to find mates
Inspired by
  • Shigeo Futagawa's "Free Choice Coincidence" in "The Lecture Notes of Shigeo Futagawa" 1999
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 285
Derrick Chung The Final Countdown finding mates of selection, variation of The Lowdown
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 286
Matt Baker Triple-Fried Three cards selected by three spectators through a lot of dealing, magician then divines all three selections, can be done with memorized deck or a special stack
Inspired by 2019 The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 204
Allan Ackerman, Jason England The Extended Merlin spectator shuffles deck, sorted into suits, suits shown mixed, they are suddenly ordered, alternate top bottom deals
Inspired by 2019 Card Theater 94
Helder Guimarães The Empty Space "Worth Waiting For"
thought-of card appears between two Jokers in center of deck
Inspired by
  • "The Sculpture" (Helder Guimarães, Red Mirror DVD, 2010)
2019 Secret Language — Volume 1 256
Helder Guimarães Synchronicity "An Act of Pure Luck"
  • First and Second Phase: spectator and performer each select a card from half the deck and find each other's cards, spectator via Tantalizer
  • Third Phase: cards at chosen position in both halves match, then whole deck is mated
Inspired by 2019 Secret Language — Volume 1 432
Ramón Riobóo Mysterious Divination Challenge card location, card chosen from many poker hands
Related to 2019 Second Thoughts 153
Ramón Riobóo I Always Miss, So I Never Miss You divine selection by taking cards out of deck behind the back that always have the opposite characteristic to the selection
Inspired by 2019 Second Thoughts 231
Matt Baker Tilapia Two spectators each think of a card, magician slowly divines each selection without wrong statements, includes versions built into Tamariz and Aronson stack
Inspired by 2019 The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 51
Matt Baker Pile Driver Complicated mathematical version of the twenty one card trick, based on principle by Edmé-Gilles Guyot
Inspired by 2019 The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 217
Joshua Jay, Yves Doumergue The Spectator-Shuffle Control small set-up retained during spectator shuffle
2019 Triptych 7
Helder Guimarães Liar's Truth "The Consequences of Intentions"
card chosen, then spectator lies about it and this liar card is spelled to and shows up, then it changes into original selection
Inspired by 2019 Secret Language — Volume 1 230
Steve Forte Quads Cull named four-of-a-kind produced after two honest riffle shuffles by spectator, impro
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 923
Steve Reynolds Mini Matching Update one deck, two halves made, after a few single matches all cards match
Inspired by 2020 Output (Issue 10) 1
Steve Beam The Charm Aces are inserted into a pile, they form Blackjack with card next to it, repeated and humorous last phase
Inspired byRelated to 2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 62