forcing \n several forcing cards in a deck, way to force one of the cards, cards with angram words \n henri decremps
1785
supplément a la magie blanche dévoillée
Henri Decremps

Forcing

1785

Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée

265



forcing \n from a forcing deck, no specific method \n henri decremps
1785
supplément a la magie blanche dévoillée
Henri Decremps

Forcing

1785

Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée

299



"forcing" packs \n oneway & threeway \n unknown
1889
tricks with cards
Unknown

"Forcing" Packs

1889

Tricks with Cards

14



to force three cards together \n three cards repeat itself, spectator cuts anywhere \n professor hoffmann
1890
more magic
Professor Hoffmann

To Force three Cards together

1890

More Magic

13



forcing from threeway deck \n having card selected from top, center and bottom, or cutting deck into three piles instead \n unknown
1900
der amateurzauberer
Unknown

Forcing from ThreeWay Deck

1900

Der Amateurzauberer

60



mechanical forcing packs \n one way forcing deck, three way forcing deck, svengali pack, evans brown tripleforce pack \n jack merlin
1927/28
merlin's master manipulations
Jack Merlin

Mechanical Forcing Packs

1927/28

Merlin's Master Manipulations

23



card at number \n card at small number is forced card, cards dealt face up \n eric f. impey
1928
original card mysteries
Eric F. Impey

Card at Number

1928

Original Card Mysteries

1



just the same alike \n two cards selected from two decks are the same, selection process from one deck complicated with four piles and die \n theodore annemann \n dust the same alike \n theodore annemann
1935
the jinx 150
Theodore Annemann

Just the Same Alike

Also published here

1935

The Jinx 150
(Issue Summer Extra 1935)

41



forcing decks \n \n unknown
1935
mental magic with cards
Unknown

Forcing Decks

1935

Mental Magic with Cards

25



hints for amateurs on forcing cards \n third forcing deck \n laurie ireland
1935
ireland's yearbooks
Laurie Ireland

Hints for Amateurs on Forcing Cards

1935

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation")

2



another diachylon force \n like sticky svengali \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Unknown

Another Diachylon Force

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

107



various methods of handling the pack \n \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Unknown

Various Methods of Handling the Pack

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

245



simple effects 5. \n svengali deck as a force \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Unknown

Simple Effects 5.

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

247



svengali force \n a bit complicated, svengali deck \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Unknown

Svengali Force

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

255



forcing packs \n threeway forcing deck plus switch \n unknown
1938
greater magic
Unknown

Forcing Packs

1938

Greater Magic

450



the force \n with popeyed eyepopper deck \n ralph w. hull
1938
greater magic
Ralph W. Hull

The Force

1938

Greater Magic

531



everywhere yet nowhere \n three cards are placed in card stand and one selected it matches selection from second deck \n eddie joseph
1940 ca.
original tricks
Eddie Joseph

Everywhere Yet Nowhere

1940 ca.

Original Tricks

3



double force with knife \n using forcing deck with alternating order \n unknown
1941/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 1
Unknown

Double Force with Knife

1941/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1

264



your thought read \n spectator cuts anywhere and remembers face card, which is divined \n eddie joseph
1942
greater card tricks
Eddie Joseph

Your Thought Read

1942

Greater Card Tricks

18



now! \n attributed to roberthoudin, three cards selected, three times stop by spectator to find their cards \n jeaneugène roberthoudin \n "say when!" \n al baker \n mentalex? \n theodore annemann
1944
hugard's magic monthly — volumes i, ii, iii and iv
JeanEugène RobertHoudin

Now!

Related to

Jan. 1944

Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV
(Vol. 1 No. 8)

34



improved three way forcing \n handling for forcing three cards with a three way forcing deck \n u. f. grant
1945
miracles in mentalism and psychic experimentation
U. F. Grant

Improved Three Way Forcing

1945

Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation

22



double slate writing \n flap slates, forcing deck \n unknown
1945/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 4
Unknown

Double Slate Writing

1945/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4

375



new use for a forcing deck \n forcing from a three way forcing deck \n bill channel
1950
ireland's yearbooks
Bill Channel

New Use for a Forcing Deck

1950

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1950)

23



"how right you are!" \n routine with mirage deck, with roughing fluid formula
 the "rough and smooth" pack
 to show the cards all different
 to shuffle the cards (overhand)
 the force
 to take two cards as one
 the routine (see following items) \n lewis ganson
1950
routined manipulation — part one
Lewis Ganson

"How Right You Are!"

1950

Routined Manipulation — Part One

29



a subtle one way force deck \n with fifteen indifferent cards \n don alan
1951
closeup time wit don alan
Don Alan

A Subtle One Way Force Deck

1951

CloseUp Time wit Don Alan

7



a discovery and its possibilities \n two cards faceup and facedown alternating after slop shuffle, principle of always cutting to either faceup or facedown card, sorting behind back and applications:
 a force
 a natural trick (twopile location)
 the two cards (two spectators turn over cards in jumbled deck which are divined) \n eddie joseph
1951
more dumbfounders with cards
Eddie Joseph

A Discovery and Its Possibilities

1951

More Dumbfounders with Cards

23



the ireland handling for a jumbo two way forcing deck \n three parts, two forcing cards \n laurie ireland
1954
ireland's yearbooks
Laurie Ireland

The Ireland Handling for a Jumbo Two Way Forcing Deck

1954

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1954)

25



dust the same alike \n two cards selected from two decks are the same, selection process from one deck complicated with four piles and die \n theodore annemann \n just the same alike \n theodore annemann
1957
hokus pokus
Theodore Annemann

Dust the same alike

Also published here

1957

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 18 No. 4)

522



physical and mental \n performer places physical selection next to mental selection (one of twentysix), two phases, half forcing deck, faro fan \n edward marlo
1964
faro controlled miracles
Edward Marlo

Physical and Mental

1964

Faro Controlled Miracles

68



voodoo \n cards with outline of a person and xmarked on different places, spectator choses one of the cards where the person is injured, prediction \n albert spackman \n forcing from a forcing deck \n albert spackman
1967
the art of closeup magic — volume 1
Albert Spackman

Voodoo

Related to

1967

The Art of CloseUp Magic — Volume 1

167



last call \n force from roughsmooth / svengali deck \n ace gorham
1969
hex!
Ace Gorham

Last Call

1969

HEX!

23



psychic telepathy \n twoway forcing deck handling \n theodore annemann
1969
hex!
Theodore Annemann

Psychic Telepathy

1969

HEX!

51



predictafors \n card at named number is predicted, 101 mirage deck \n roy johnson
1970
the roy johnson lecture notes
Roy Johnson

Predictafors

1970

The Roy Johnson Lecture Notes

21



the use of special forcing packs \n \n edward g. brown
1973
the card magic of edward g. brown
Edward G. Brown

The Use of Special Forcing Packs

1973

The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown

195



copy cat \n two decks, performer puts one of his in the spectator's and vice versa, they both are placed next to their mates, see also p. 830 for comment by roy walton \n tony cole
1973
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Tony Cole

Copy Cat

Dec. 1973

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 2)

689



forcing from mirage deck \n counting faceup \n eric williams
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Eric Williams

Forcing from Mirage Deck

Summer 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio)

763



forcing from a bank \n ten force cards \n edward marlo
1976
early marlo
Edward Marlo

Forcing from a Bank

1976

Early Marlo
(Issue Oddity & Other Miracles)

100



forcing from a forcing deck \n comments \n will dexter
1978
intermagic
Will Dexter

Forcing from a Forcing Deck

July 1978

Intermagic
(Vol. 5 No. 2)

61



forcing from halfforcing deck \n also from half monte cristo \n karl fulves
1979
riffle shuffle control
Karl Fulves

Forcing from HalfForcing Deck

1979

Riffle Shuffle Control

2



colorx \n prediction of a symbol card, forcing deck \n richard lyn
1979
the compleat magick — volume iii
Richard Lyn

ColorX

1979

The Compleat Magick — Volume III
(Issue 232)

1159



sight unseen \n divination of three cards \n paul rylander
1979
the compleat magick — volume iii
Paul Rylander

Sight Unseen

1979

The Compleat Magick — Volume III
(Issue 237)

1183



tripsi \n as john fedco, three cards are divined \n john fedko
1980
the compleat magick — volume iii
John Fedko

TriPsi

1980

The Compleat Magick — Volume III
(Issue 268)

1337



quadruple fingertip cards to pockets \n duplicates and fourwayforcing deck \n richard kaufman
1981
cardworks
Richard Kaufman

Quadruple Fingertip Cards to Pockets

1981

Cardworks

140



time warp \n card is stopped at, same card is in performer's wallet as prediction \n fredric kolb
1981
the compleat magick — volume iii
Fredric Kolb

Time Warp

1981

The Compleat Magick — Volume III
(Issue 277)

1381



fivestar psychometry \n five spectator's select a card each, all are divined with a reading \n marvyn roy
1981
the compleat magick — volume iii
Marvyn Roy

FiveStar Psychometry

1981

The Compleat Magick — Volume III
(Issue 299)

1491



cartomagia sin tecnica \n routine with svengali deck, starts and ends with a normal deck, first one cards is located then two, similar strategy as in neither blind nor silly \n juan tamariz
1981
magia potagia — volume i
Juan Tamariz

Cartomagia sin Tecnica

1981

Magia Potagia — Volume I

35



forcing a date with cards \n \n paul hallas
1983
pabular
Paul Hallas

Forcing a Date with Cards

Sep. 1983

Pabular
(Vol. 7 No. 12)

1146



the irresistible force \n half forcing deck, pressure fan, variations with predictions \n pascal monmoine
1984
pabular
Pascal Monmoine

The Irresistible Force

May 1984

Pabular
(Vol. 8 No. 6)

1232



the chase \n forcing subtlety for forcing deck, removing pencildotted indifferent cards from spread \n stephen tucker
1984
spellbinder
Stephen Tucker

The Chase

1984

SpellBinder
(Vol. 3 No. 35)

680



shake up \n half of the deck is placed inside a paper bag and mixed, half forcing deck \n robert cassidy
1984
the art of mentalism
Robert Cassidy

Shake Up

1984

The Art of Mentalism

51



svengali routine \n selection made, card divined, then it turns over, then appears at named number and at randomly spelled card, spectator stabs next to it \n tom bowyer
1985
the fred braue notebooks
Tom Bowyer

Svengali Routine

1985

The Fred Braue Notebooks
(Issue 4)

28



"elimacard" \n deck cut in two piles, one half eliminated, rest again cut in two piles, repeated until one card remains, selection \n karrell fox \n the cassandra quandary \n guy hollingworth
1988
my latest book
Karrell Fox

"Elimacard"

Related to

1988

My Latest Book

100



take three \n forcing three cards with three way forcing deck \n roy johnson \n nehmen sie 3 karten! \n roy johnson
1989
silver special
Roy Johnson

Take Three

Also published here

1989

Silver Special

12



alamo \n \n aldo colombini \n davide costi
1991
avantgarde magic
Aldo Colombini, Davide Costi

Alamo

1991

Avantgarde Magic
(Vol. 1 No. 4)

9



nehmen sie 3 karten! \n forcing three cards with three way forcing deck \n roy johnson \n take three \n roy johnson
1992
intermagic
Roy Johnson

Nehmen Sie 3 Karten!

Also published here

June 1992

Intermagic
(Vol. 17 No. 1)

10



the ken brooke routine with joe stuthard's trilby deck  part two \n edited reprint from brooke's magazine "routine" (1950), triumph with end strippers, two selections (one only thought of) from two piles end up next to each other \n ken brooke
1993
new sorcerer
Ken Brooke

The Ken Brooke Routine with Joe Stuthard's Trilby Deck  Part Two

1993

New Sorcerer
(Vol. 1 No. 5)

12



casual force \n half forcing deck \n barry stevenson
1996
apocalypse vol. 1620
Barry Stevenson

Casual Force

July 1996

Apocalypse Vol. 1620
(Vol. 19 No. 7)

2673



the cassandra quandary \n card placed in envelope is actual later selection \n guy hollingworth \n "elimacard" \n karrell fox \n undoing the future \n karl fulves \n appointment in samarra \n darwin ortiz \n casual cassandra \n joshua jay
1999
drawing room deceptions
Guy Hollingworth

The Cassandra Quandary

Related toVariations

1999

Drawing Room Deceptions

264



the du maurier force \n force handling with svengali deck \n barrie richardson
1999
theater of the mind
Barrie Richardson

The Du Maurier Force

1999

Theater of the Mind

219



the regular doublefan \n force application, also for half forcing deck \n chuck smith
2000
tools of the trade
Chuck Smith

The Regular DoubleFan

2000

Tools Of The Trade

12



mery \n spectator finds selection of other spectator with a pendulum \n christoph borer \n pendulum \n christoph borer \n pendulum \n christoph borer \n pendulum \n christoph borer
2000
anam cara
Christoph Borer

Mery

Also published here

2000

Anam Cara

25



blind man's bluff \n spectator finds cards in deck, rest is secretly blank, cards are predicted \n simon lovell \n cagliostro's spectacles \n shaman
2000
son of simon says!
Simon Lovell

Blind Man's Bluff

Inspired by

2000

Son of Simon Says!

85



das svengalispiel \n  das svengalispiel (general comments)
 das forcieren einer karte (forcing a card, spectator shuffles deck) \n christoph borer \n svengali \n christoph borer
2002
anam cara auf zirkeltour 2002
Christoph Borer

Das SvengaliSpiel

Also published here

2002

Anam Cara auf Zirkeltour 2002

10



giant count \n reinvention of "dr. jaks kartenbluff", selected card is shuffled into the deck and cards put in inside jacket pocket, small number is named and on that position performer produces a jumbo card which has the same value as the selection, with a half forcing deck \n christoph borer \n giant count \n christoph borer \n giant count \n christoph borer \n dr. jaks kartenbluff \n dr. stanley jaks
2002
anam cara auf zirkeltour 2002
Christoph Borer

Giant Count

Related toAlso published here

2002

Anam Cara auf Zirkeltour 2002

11



svengali \n  das svengalispiel (general comments)
 das forcieren einer karte (forcing a card, spectator shuffles deck) \n christoph borer \n das svengalispiel \n christoph borer
2006
compilation
Christoph Borer

Svengali

Also published here

2006

Compilation

83



pendulum \n spectator finds selection of other spectator with a pendulum \n christoph borer \n pendulum in "seminar 1997" \n mery \n christoph borer \n pendulum \n christoph borer \n pendulum \n christoph borer \n pendulum \n christoph borer
2006
compilation
Christoph Borer

Pendulum

Also published here

2006

Compilation

145



die handhabung eines halben forcierspiels \n the handling of a half forcing deck
1. verwendung als normalspiel (using the normal cards)
2. das spiel auffächern (faning the deck)
3. das spiel ausbreiten (spreading the cards)
4. das spiel durchblättern (spreading through the cards)
5. das spiel auf dem tisch ausbreiten (spreading the cards on the table)
6. das spiel vordribbeln (dribbling the cards on the table)
7. das spiel mischen (shuffling the deck) \n christoph borer
2007
der stoff aus dem die wunder sind
Christoph Borer

Die Handhabung eines halben Forcierspiels

2007

Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind

9



die force einer karte \n forcing from a half forcing deck
1. mit dem spiel in den händen (in the hands)
2. das spiel liegt auf dem tisch (on the table)
3. in den händen des zuschauers (in the spectator's hands) \n christoph borer
2007
der stoff aus dem die wunder sind
Christoph Borer

Die Force einer Karte

2007

Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind

11



pendulum \n spectator finds selection of other spectator with a pendulum \n christoph borer \n mery \n christoph borer \n pendulum \n christoph borer \n pendulum \n christoph borer \n pendulum \n christoph borer
2007
der stoff aus dem die wunder sind
Christoph Borer

Pendulum

Also published here

2007

Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind

15



double transposition \n red and blue deck, two selection interchange in decks \n christoph borer
2007
der stoff aus dem die wunder sind
Christoph Borer

Double Transposition

2007

Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind

24



spectator card stab \n spectator stabs deck, wrapped in paper, half forcing deck \n thomas otto
2007
der stoff aus dem die wunder sind
Thomas Otto

Spectator Card Stab

2007

Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind

35



svengali \n die svengali force (spectator shuffles svengali deck and cuts to force card) \n christoph borer
2007
der stoff aus dem die wunder sind
Christoph Borer

Svengali

2007

Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind

37



challenge peek \n three cards are divined, half al koran deck \n christoph borer
2007
der stoff aus dem die wunder sind
Christoph Borer

Challenge Peek

2007

Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind

37



schokostopp \n spectator stops at any card, chocolate written back of selection, then repeated and in prediction envelope is a piece of chocolate found with the selection as a miniature card attached \n stephan kirschbaum
2007
der stoff aus dem die wunder sind
Stephan Kirschbaum

SchokoStopp

2007

Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind

41



ein wunder mit spielkarten \n two selection, first is revealed by tearing a paper napkin into shape of card, then napkin is burnt and ashes on arm to reveal second selection \n christoph borer
2007
die geisterschrift
Christoph Borer

Ein Wunder mit Spielkarten

2007

Die Geisterschrift

22



pendulum \n spectator finds selection of other spectator with a pendulum \n christoph borer \n mery \n christoph borer \n pendulum \n christoph borer \n pendulum \n christoph borer \n pendulum \n christoph borer
2007
seminarnotitzen 2007
Christoph Borer

Pendulum

Also published here

2007

Seminarnotitzen 2007

17



rising cards \n routine for jumbo rising cards, three cards \n trevor lewis
2009
routines matter
Trevor Lewis

Rising Cards

2009

Routines Matter

126



force of nature \n using group of misindex cards, two handlings \n helder guimarães \n charles reynolds \n "force of thought" deck (charles reynolds)
2011
ontology project
Helder Guimarães, Charles Reynolds

Force of Nature

Inspired by "Force of Thought" deck (Charles Reynolds)

2011

Ontology Project

22



psychological bank force \n as deck is riffled through, bank of forcing cards \n helder guimarães
2011
ontology project
Helder Guimarães

Psychological Bank Force

2011

Ontology Project

24



regular and complete \n convincer for the use of a oneway forcing deck \n doug edwards
2013
nukes
Doug Edwards

Regular and Complete

2013

Nukes

53



forcing from a forcing deck \n \n albert spackman \n voodoo \n albert spackman
2013
numbers, cards... and time!
Albert Spackman

Forcing from a Forcing Deck

Related to

2013

Numbers, Cards... and Time!

87



la ranita \n \n joaquín matas \n the frog prince \n michael close
2014
a fuego lento — volumen i
Joaquín Matas

La Ranita

Inspired by

2014

A Fuego Lento — Volumen I

169



pendulum \n spectator finds selection of other spectator with a pendulum \n christoph borer \n pendulum \n christoph borer \n pendulum \n christoph borer \n pendulum \n christoph borer
2016
21
Christoph Borer

Pendulum

Also published here

2016

21

217



brainweave force deck \n faro fan \n johnny thompson
2018
the magic of johnny thompson
Johnny Thompson

Brainweave Force Deck

2018

The Magic of Johnny Thompson
(Issue 1)

105



das dreikartenwunder \n prediction of three cards, half forcing deck \n christoph borer
2018
mentale notizen
Christoph Borer

Das DreiKartenWunder

2018

Mentale Notizen

175



all bags \n offbeat prediction written on a bag, 51 cards selected \n lorenz schär
2019
cards against reality
Lorenz Schär

All Bags

2019

Cards Against Reality

97


