78 entries in Cards / Sleights / Force / Forcing from a Forcing Deck
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Henri Decremps Forcing several forcing cards in a deck, way to force one of the cards, cards with angram words
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 265
Henri Decremps Forcing from a forcing deck, no specific method
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 299
Unknown "Forcing" Packs one-way & three-way
1889 Tricks with Cards 14
Professor Hoffmann To Force three Cards together three cards repeat itself, spectator cuts anywhere
1890 More Magic 13
Unknown Forcing from Three-Way Deck having card selected from top, center and bottom, or cutting deck into three piles instead
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 60
Jack Merlin Mechanical Forcing Packs one way forcing deck, three way forcing deck, svengali pack, Evans Brown Triple-Force Pack
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 23
Theodore Annemann Just the Same Alike two cards selected from two decks are the same, selection process from one deck complicated with four piles and die
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 41
Unknown Forcing Decks
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 25
Laurie Ireland Hints for Amateurs on Forcing Cards third forcing deck
1935 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 2
Unknown Various Methods of Handling the Pack
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 245
Unknown Simple Effects 5. svengali deck as a force
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 247
Unknown Svengali Force a bit complicated, svengali deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 255
Unknown Another Diachylon Force like sticky svengali
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 107
Unknown Forcing Packs Three-Way Forcing Deck plus switch
1938 Greater Magic 450
Ralph W. Hull The Force with Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper deck
1938 Greater Magic 531
Unknown Double Force with Knife using forcing deck with alternating order
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 264
Eddie Joseph Your Thought Read spectator cuts anywhere and remembers face card, which is divined
1942 Greater Card Tricks 18
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Now! attributed to Robert-Houdin, three cards selected, three times stop by spectator to find their cards
Related to Jan. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 8) 34
U. F. Grant Improved Three Way Forcing handling for forcing three cards with a three way forcing deck
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 22
Unknown Double Slate Writing flap slates, forcing deck
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 375
Bill Channel New Use for a Forcing Deck forcing from a three way forcing deck
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 23
Don Alan A Subtle One Way Force Deck with fifteen indifferent cards
1951 Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 7
Eddie Joseph A Discovery and Its Possibilities two cards face-up and face-down alternating after slop shuffle, principle of always cutting to either face-up or face-down card, sorting behind back and applications:
  • A Force
  • A Natural Trick (two-pile location)
  • The Two Cards (two spectators turn over cards in jumbled deck which are divined)
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 23
Laurie Ireland The Ireland Handling for a Jumbo Two Way Forcing Deck three parts, two forcing cards
1954 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954) 25
Edward Marlo Physical and Mental performer places physical selection next to mental selection (one of twenty-six), two phases, half forcing deck, faro fan
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 68
Albert Spackman Voodoo cards with outline of a person and x-marked on different places, spectator choses one of the cards where the person is injured, prediction
Related to 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 167
Ace Gorham Last Call force from rough-smooth / Svengali deck
1969 HEX! 23
Theodore Annemann Psychic Telepathy two-way forcing deck handling
1969 HEX! 51
Edward G. Brown The Use of Special Forcing Packs
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 195
Tony Cole Copy Cat 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
Dec. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 689
Eric Williams Forcing from Mirage Deck counting face-up
Summer 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio) 763
Edward Marlo Forcing from a Bank ten force cards
1976 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 100
Richard Lyn Color-X prediction of a symbol card, forcing deck
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 232) 1159
Paul Rylander Sight Unseen divination of three cards
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 237) 1183
Karl Fulves Forcing from Half-Forcing Deck also from half Monte Cristo
1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 2
John Fedko Tri-Psi as John Fedco, three cards are divined
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 268) 1337
Richard Kaufman Quadruple Fingertip Cards to Pockets duplicates and four-way-forcing deck
1981 Cardworks 140
Juan Tamariz Cartomagia sin Tecnica 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
1981 Magia Potagia — Volume I 35
Fredric Kolb Time Warp card is stopped at, same card is in performer's wallet as prediction
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 277) 1381
Marvyn Roy Five-Star Psychometry five spectator's select a card each, all are divined with a reading
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 299) 1491
Paul Hallas Forcing a Date with Cards
1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 12) 1146
Pascal Monmoine The Irresistible Force half forcing deck, pressure fan, variations with predictions
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1232
Stephen Tucker The Chase forcing subtlety for forcing deck, removing pencil-dotted indifferent cards from spread
1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 35) 680
Robert Cassidy Shake Up half of the deck is placed inside a paper bag and mixed, half forcing deck
1984 The Art of Mentalism 51
Tom Bowyer Svengali Routine selection made, card divined, then it turns over, then appears at named number and at randomly spelled card, spectator stabs next to it
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 28
Karrell Fox "Elimacard" deck cut in two piles, one half eliminated, rest again cut in two piles, repeated until one card remains, selection
Related to 1988 My Latest Book 100
Aldo Colombini, Davide Costi Alamo
1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 9
Ken Brooke The Ken Brooke Routine with Joe Stuthard's Trilby Deck - Part Two 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
1993 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 5) 12
Barry Stevenson Casual Force half forcing deck
July 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 7) 2673
Guy Hollingworth The Cassandra Quandary card placed in envelope is actual later selection
Related toVariations 1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 264
Barrie Richardson The Du Maurier Force force handling with Svengali deck
1999 Theater of the Mind 219
Simon Lovell Blind Man's Bluff spectator finds cards in deck, rest is secretly blank, cards are predicted
Inspired by 2000 Son of Simon Says! 85
Chuck Smith The Regular Double-Fan force application, also for half forcing deck
2000 Tools Of The Trade 12
Christoph Borer Mery spectator finds selection of other spectator with a pendulum
Also published here 2000 Anam Cara 25
Christoph Borer Das Svengali-Spiel
  • Das Svengali-Spiel (general comments)
  • Das Forcieren einer Karte (forcing a card, spectator shuffles deck)
Also published here 2002 Anam Cara auf Zirkeltour 2002 10
Christoph Borer Giant Count 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
Related toAlso published here 2002 Anam Cara auf Zirkeltour 2002 11
Christoph Borer Svengali
  • Das Svengali-Spiel (general comments)
  • Das Forcieren einer Karte (forcing a card, spectator shuffles deck)
Also published here 2006 Compilation 83
Christoph Borer Pendulum spectator finds selection of other spectator with a pendulum
Also published here 2006 Compilation 145
Stephan Kirschbaum Schoko-Stopp 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
2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 41
Christoph Borer Die Handhabung eines halben Forcierspiels 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)
2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 9
Christoph Borer Die Force einer Karte 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)
2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 11
Christoph Borer Pendulum spectator finds selection of other spectator with a pendulum
Also published here 2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 15
Christoph Borer Double Transposition red and blue deck, two selection interchange in decks
2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 24
Christoph Borer Ein Wunder mit Spielkarten 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
2007 Die Geisterschrift 22
Thomas Otto Spectator Card Stab spectator stabs deck, wrapped in paper, half forcing deck
2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 35
Christoph Borer Pendulum spectator finds selection of other spectator with a pendulum
Also published here 2007 Seminarnotitzen 2007 17
Christoph Borer Svengali Die Svengali Force (spectator shuffles Svengali deck and cuts to force card)
2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 37
Christoph Borer Challenge Peek three cards are divined, half Al Koran deck
2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 37
Trevor Lewis Rising Cards routine for Jumbo rising cards, three cards
2009 Routines Matter 126
Helder Guimarães, Charles Reynolds Force of Nature using group of mis-index cards, two handlings
Inspired by
  • "Force of Thought" deck (Charles Reynolds)
2011 Ontology Project 22
Helder Guimarães Psychological Bank Force as deck is riffled through, bank of forcing cards
2011 Ontology Project 24
Albert Spackman Forcing from a Forcing Deck
Related to 2013 Numbers, Cards... and Time! 87
Doug Edwards Regular and Complete convincer for the use of a one-way forcing deck
2013 Nukes 53
Joaquín Matas La Ranita
Inspired by 2014 A Fuego Lento — Volumen I 169
Christoph Borer Pendulum spectator finds selection of other spectator with a pendulum
Also published here 2016 21 217
Johnny Thompson Brainweave Force Deck faro fan
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 105
Christoph Borer Das Drei-Karten-Wunder prediction of three cards, half forcing deck
2018 Mentale Notizen 175
Lorenz Schär All Bags off-beat prediction written on a bag, 51 cards selected
2019 Cards Against Reality 97