529 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transformation / Packet Tricks
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To make Four Cards change from Eights to Twos, from Black to Red, etc. divided cards
1876 Modern Magic 71
Unknown The Transforming Sevens divided cards
1889 Tricks with Cards 137
Unknown Die verwandelten Könige No. 40, four Kings change into four Queens
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 48
Unknown Die Chamäleon-Karten fan of four cards transforms multiple times, divided cards
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 135
Unknown Französische Verwandlungskarte three fives change into aces, kind of wide-spread divided cards
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 136
Adolf Brückmann Die Verwandlungskarten Nine change into Aces, wide-spread gaffs
Jan. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 3
Unknown The Transforming Sevens four cards change several times, gaffed cards taken out of deck at the start
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 108
Unknown Four Sevens and Four Deuces divided cards
1938 Greater Magic 489
Tom Sellers Birds and Cases packet trick with birds and cages on them
1943 Magical Mixture 28
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Poker Hand Routine pair of deuces changes into Royal Flush, backs change as well, partial rough-smooth
1948 Rough & Smooth Possibilities 3
Edward Marlo Quick Sands cards turn over at once, front and backs change
1953 The Cardician 117
William P. Miesel The Lost Ace four cards are shown as the ace of spades, then they transform into the other three aces and the king of spades
Related to 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 3) 8
J. Stewart Smith The Queen was There four red cards and one black card
1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 347) 215
Jochen Zmeck Der abgedankte König King changes into blank card with "I resigned", partial rough-smooth
Related to 1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 5
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Leichte Kartenverwandlung one card from a small packet changes, partial rough-smooth
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil II 5
Arthur Rasper Mehrfache Kartenverwandlung four cards transform on both sides multiple times, partial rough-smooth in three sections
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 6
Arthur Rasper Der Tempel der Venus three cards, some transformations with story presentation, partial rough-smooth in three sections
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 7
Arthur Rasper Der halbe Zauberspruch three Tens of Hearts, one changes to a King, then it changes back half-way (divided card is shown openly), then back to a Ten
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 9
J. W. Sarles, Don Nielson A Problem in five-card packet the cards change in some way
Related to 1967 Epilogue (Issue 1) 6
Piet Forton Color Change Aces Aces appear one by one in packet of blue backed cards, blue backed cards disappear, then Aces change into red backs
1967 Piet Forton Lecture Notes 9
Unknown Kartenverwandlung three cards shown, center card tabled, it changes, partial rough-smooth
1967 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 13
Jochen Zmeck Kartenverwandlung trotz anderer Rückseite three cards shown, center odd-backed card tabled, it changes, partial rough-smooth
Related to 1967 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 13
Arthur Rasper Sittenpolizei packet trick with story presentation, pin-up girl on card as finale, partial rough-smooth
1967 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 14
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Die verwandelte Dame pin-up girl on card as finale, partial rough-smooth
1967 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil III 16
Jochen Zmeck Die Kartenfabel Seven, Eight and Nine of Diamonds change into Aces, then into other cards, then back into original cards, story presentation, partial rough-smooth in three sections
Inspired by
  • "Die unzufriedenen Piks" (MAGIE)
1967 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 20
Jochen Zmeck Irrtum using picture card for children for transformation routine, partial rough-smooth
1967 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 22
Edward Marlo Two Card Monte routine with red and black ace, as climax both are red
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 24
Piet Forton Russische Damen cards appear, disappear and change color of backs, based on Elmsley Count
Also published here 1968 Piet Forton Seminar 18
Roy Walton Restless Colors packet changes back colors multiple times
Inspired by 1969 Epilogue (Issue 5) 40
Robert (Bob) Hess Loser! spectators have to guess the high card in 4 card packet and are always wrong
1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 49
Roy Walton Colour Magic cards with different backs
1969 The Devil's Playthings 51
Jerry K. Hartman Imagin-Ace-tion aces all become AS, then back
1970 Epilogue (Issue 9) 69
Dai Vernon The Changing Cards four cards turn over, change from queens to aces one by one, then their backs
Variations 1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 8
Robert E. Neale Infernal Machine eight cards with different men and women, dating presentation, anti-faros to produce requested cards, binary, see bottom of p. 341 for credit information, p. 420 for envelope suggestion by Cushing Strout
VariationsAlso published here June 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 8) 339
Pavel The Spotted Card six colored spots vanish from cards an appear all together on previously blank card
1970ca. Successful Magic 23
Harry Lorayne Four in One packet changes multiple times, inspired by a routine by Magic Christian
1971 Reputation-Makers 272
Sam Leo Horowitz Master Card Routine routine of packet tricks, see following items
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 449
Roy Walton Chameleon Cards color changing backs small packet routine, four blue-backed queens and green joker shown, situation reverses, then queens become red-backed, see also p. 486
Inspired by
  • "Look An Illusion" (Larry Jennings, Genii Magazine)
Variations
Oct. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 12) 464
Howard Flint Marked Cards packed trick
Related to 1972 Card Cavalcade 64
Larry West Black and Blue weird packet trick with letters
1972 Card Cavalcade 66
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Surprising Jokers four jokers change backs, then deck
Variations 1972 Card Cavalcade 68
Roy Walton Pocket Power five blank cards change to royal flush
Related to 1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 116
David Bornstein El Blanco four blank cards get faces
1972 Epilogue (Issue 16) 143
Gene Castillon Ladies sing the Blues three card twisting routine with color changing back kicker
1972 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 18
Gene Castillon Jackpot monte type routine with transformation and money card travels to elsewhere as climax
1972 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 19
Karl Fulves Mexican Monte monte/twist combo with unexpected/funny cards appearing
Related toVariations 1972 Mexican Monte 8
Karl Fulves Equilibrium two reds and two blacks face-up/face-down, the blacks become red one by one
1972 Mexican Monte 13
Fred Kaps I am in Debt Ace to Four, then cards are removed, always add up to ten
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1972 Fred Kaps Lecture 5
Brother John Hamman New Hue two Fives on table, four Queens change to red-backed and all red Queens, then blue-backed and black Queens, then back to green, then orange
Also published here Summer 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio) 539
Karl Fulves Eerie Row four cards, duplicate of one of them is touched to packet and leaves "image" behind, repeated
Related toVariations 1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 111
Karl Fulves The Looking Glass Aces five cards with Joker, which changes to four aces one at a time and vanishes, for credits see reference
Related to 1973 Packet Switches (Part One) 22
Karl Fulves Impromptu Universal five cards with Joker, which changes to four aces one at a time and vanishes
Related to 1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 104
Bill Logan Re-Confused
Inspired by
  • "Confused" (Verne Chesbro & Larry West, Tricks You Can Count On)
1973 Epilogue (Issue 19) 173
Karl Fulves Progressive Trap five cards move around and a back changes
Related toVariations 1973 Notes From Underground 8
Joe DeStefano Chinatown Poker story packet trick
1973 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 1
Karl Fulves On Packet Tricks credit information
1973 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 2
Lin Searles Crossroader five-card poker hand spread face-down, center card is red-backed Queen of Spades, one card exchanged, now all have different colored backs
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 671
Martin Lewis The Card Player's Nightmare Packet of five Aces of Spades change backs to 5 different backs
Also published here 1973 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 87) 432
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon, Harry Blackstone Royal Monte Royal Flush to Four Tens to Royal Flush, ungaffed
Inspired by 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 113
Edward Marlo Call it the -- showing three cards alike three times, then routined with transformation at the end, credit information for All Alike display with diminishing lift
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 175
Michael Boden Marked packed trick with color changing deck
Related to 1974 Card Cavalcade II 5
Mike Boden, Ed Smeal Marked! - Alternate Handling with lapping deck switch by Ed Smeal
Inspired by 1974 Card Cavalcade II 10
Jim Lee Aces and Threes packet trick with hole in ace - climax
1974 Card Cavalcade II 143
Gray Leese Uprising order of four cards changes
1974 Epilogue (Issue 20) 187
Karl Fulves Drawback jokers change to royal flush
1974 Epilogue (Issue 21) 199
Sid Lorraine 4 Girls & a Janitor patter for Walton's "Chameleon Cards"
Inspired by Dec. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 828
Jack Avis The Sport Trick four blank cards, on one a picture of a girl appears and vanishes
Also published here 1975 Epilogue (Issue 23) 220
Jerry K. Hartman Bachanal four cards transform, combination with "Back to Back", see also Fulves' notes on page 243
Inspired byVariations 1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 239
Jerry K. Hartman Bachanal - Alternate Ending
Inspired by 1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 243
Larry Jennings Ala Elmsley
Inspired byRelated to 1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 2)) 280
David A. Wright Elmsley Out-Sexed with pickup presentation
Inspired by 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 10) 113
Trevor Lewis High Jacked story trick, about a plane which was about to get hijacked
1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 10) 116
Phil Wye Blank Faces messages appear on blank cards
1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 2) 166
Peter Kane The Slightly Annoyed Card blue-backed Ace to Three, red-backed selection, blue cards change to duplicates of selection, then into red-backed Ace to Three, then normal again
Variations 1975 A Further Card Session with Peter Kane 19
Karl Fulves You Have 3 Chances two red Deuces and black Four, transpositions between a Deuce and Four, then change to two black Fours and red Deuce, then Three black Fours
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 25
Karl Fulves Three In The Hand two card monte, third card appears, double facer openly shown as finale
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 42
Karl Fulves Tunnel Space tunnel turnover between two other cards, color changing back kicker
Inspired by
  • "The Vanishing Lady" (Harry Franke, Hugard's Magic Monthly)
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 2 152
Karl Fulves Progressive Trap II two black Fives and three red cards change position when counted from hand to hand, black Fives transform as climax
Inspired by 1975 Methods with Cards - Part 3 171
Karl Fulves Kannibal Kards - Phase One four Jacks alternate, joker placed in middle, colors separate
1975 Kannibal Kards 1
Roy Walton Montmartre cards in a packet reverses the same as in a leader packet, color changing back kicker
1975 Some Late Extra Card Tricks 21
Stewart Judah Jack's Gone fan of three cards shown, center card turns over, then changes to blank card, see also p. 856
Inspired by
  • "The Bashful Queen" (Joe Berg)
Related to
Winter 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 851
Dai Vernon Variations on the False Count "The Changing Cards", four of a kind turns over, then changes back and front
1976 The First California Lecture 1
Roy Walton A/Poker
1976 Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 289
Karl Fulves Tunnel Vision gaffed cards change into ungaffed cards (magicians' magic)
1976 Epilogue (Issue Special No 5) 305
Karl Fulves Royal Blue in red-backed packet four Aces appear one by one, they have different backs
Inspired by 1976 Epilogue (Issue Special No 5) 308
Peter Kane The Blushing Jokers four blue-backed jokers, turn red one by one, then blue again, red/blue double backer
Variations 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 72
Arturo de Ascanio Serpentine Aces "Aces Culebreates", various changes in 4-card packet
1976 The Ascanio Spread 7
Gene Castillon Monte Madness - Ladies sing the Blues
Inspired by 1976 The Ascanio Spread 32
Gene Castillon Jackpot
1976 The Ascanio Spread 33
Bernard Bilis Joking Illusion Jokers change back color, transpositions and then change back to original color
1976 Close Up, French Style 5
Bernard Bilis Ladies and Gentlemen Four Jokers and a Queen change to Four Queens and a Joker. Backs change color
1976 Close Up, French Style 39
Roy Walton Horse Sense ungaffed version, four cards
Inspired by 1976 Trigger 11
Karl Fulves Omega Aces five cards, four indifferent cards and an Ace, change to all Aces, two put in deck turn over, they change back color, two other Aces as well
1976 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #5) 933
Karl Fulves In Re Hofzinser Aces all transform at the end
1977 Packet Switches (Part Five) 294
Larry Jennings Blank and Blue Five cards, Joker appears and changes backcolor
1977 Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 27
Larry Jennings Look - An Illusion five cards change two times
Variations 1977 Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 31
Martin A. Nash Pinochle Pinnacle see p. 448 for additional crediting
1977 Any Second Now 235
Philip T. Goldstein Very Good Hand five cards shown as Ace of Spades, then royal flush in hearts
Also published here 1977 Card Cavalcade Four 107
John Miller, Jerry Mentzer Turncoat Kings inspired by Roy Walton's "Chameleon Cards"
Also published here 1977 Card Cavalcade Four 125
Jerry Mentzer, Bruce Cervon Dirty Deal Revisited
1977 Card Cavalcade Four 139
Frank Garcia Confusing But Amusing five aces change into royal flush, two double facers
1977 Wildcard Miracles 48
Tom Ogden Quickswitch transformation routine with four cards, three double facers
Variations 1977 Wildcard Miracles 118
Tom Ogden Flip Flash four fives change into jokers one by one, three double facers
1977 Wildcard Miracles 119
Doug Alker One In Four
Inspired by 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8) 390
Philip T. Goldstein Transfourmation aces transform into king, then backs change too
Inspired by
  • Jerry K. Hartman's "Transfourence" in " Card Fare"
Also published here
1977 Scattershot 17
Jeff Busby Back to Back all backs with four cards, to four normal cards to all backs again
Related toVariations 1977 Back to Back 2
Jon Racherbaumer Introduction credit information on packet tricks in general
1977 Good Turns 2
Arturo de Ascanio Ases Culebreantes one Ace changes into Joker, Ace returns and Joker found in pocket, backs of all Aces change colors
Also published here 1977 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 62
Punx Abenteuer im Irrenhaus faces and backs of four cards change, story presentation, buckle count
1977 Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 48
Eric Mason, Dominique Duvivier The Problem Is... four cards change places, look all alike, change color three times, losing their backs and are finally for different cards
1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 10) 585
Eric Mason Beau Ideal cards turn over and change back color
1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 12) 606
Philip T. Goldstein Very Good Hand card rises several time, all alike, royal flush as a kicker
Also published here 1978 Notions 3
Philip T. Goldstein Sidewinder three cards change front and back, with a sidewinder card
Also published here 1978 The Phil Goldstein Convention Lecture 9
Philip T. Goldstein Sidewinder three cards change front and back
1978 A Transatlantic Lecture 8
Karl Fulves A word about small packet tricks
1978 Transpo Trix 43
Karl Fulves Factor Four "Still Counting"
card turns over in four-card packet, then changes into Jacks, then other cards change to Jacks, then card changes back to original selection, ungaffed
1978 The Chronicles (Issue 3) 1088
Karl Fulves Identi-Kit "Still Counting"
six red cards, after a lot of counting a named value changes to black
Related to 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 3) 1089
Sam Schwartz The Lazy Gambler pokerhand gets better multiple times, changes into Royal Flush as finale
Related to 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 4) 1097
Karl Fulves Funny Cards four jokers, two turn over, then all change to Aces
1978 Interlocutor (Issue 16) 60
David Britland Instant Printing four blank cards printed, different versions
1. Two by Two
2. All together
3. A Spanner in the Works (face pips are accidentally printed on back)
Inspired by
  • Peter Kane's "Blank Amazement"
1978 Trick Card Trickery 4
David Britland Supersonic Joker two red-backed blank cards, one blue-backed Joker, situation reverses
1978 Trick Card Trickery 8
David Britland An Oddity! three blank cards and a Joker, twisting and then all become Jokers
1978 Trick Card Trickery 10
David Britland Turncoat twisting with four Jacks of Diamonds, one red and three blue backed, back situation reverses, red/blue double backer
1978 Trick Card Trickery 12
Jerry K. Hartman Wild Forces Packet of four cards shown to be four Kings of Hearts, then four Kings of Spades, then four Jokers, "Quick 4 way"
1978 Loose Ends 21
Jerry K. Hartman Back to Backanal Four blank cards become all backs, then become four Aces
1978 Loose Ends 23
Jerry K. Hartman Wile Card Four Jokers change to Ten, Jack, Queen, King of Spades to form a Royal Flush with a tabled Ace of Spades
Inspired by 1978 Loose Ends 26
Jerry K. Hartman Lost Face Four Jokers turn blank one by one
Inspired by
  • "5 Card Polka" (Phil Goldstein, marketed)
1978 Loose Ends 29
Jerry K. Hartman Bold Over Four Jokers, two change backs, two become blank
Inspired by 1978 Loose Ends 63
Jerry K. Hartman Second Blush Blue jokers change to red, then change back
Inspired by 1978 Loose Ends 72
Larry Becker Improved Haunted House story trick, five letter cards, different words with different letters are spelled
1978 World of Super Mentalism 69
Frank Garcia My Uncle's Card Trick homing card, four Kings and an Ace, four Aces and one King as a kicker
1978 Lecture Notes — No. 2 3
Fred Kaps Schulden Ace to Four, then cards are removed, always add up to ten
Also published here 1978 Fred Kaps Lecture 6
Roy Walton Universal Aces three Aces and Joker in packet, Joker changes into each of the Jokers so two of each are seen with each count, then Joker changes into fourth Ace
Inspired by 1978 The Spread Half-Pass 17
Ron Frost Follow Along two effects: instant twisting of four cards, color change front and back of four cards
Mar. 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 176
Gene Maze A Maze ing four aces change to blank cards, another blank card has now all four Ace indices
1979 CardMagic 15
Gordon Bruce, Roy Walton Packet Poker five Jokers change to royal flush
Related to 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 5) 681
Dai Vernon, Jack Avis, Brother John Hamman, Jay Malbrough The Pinochle Caper four cards change several times
Inspired byAlso published here 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 6) 693
Philip T. Goldstein Newts four kings change into tens and aces and backs turn from red to blue to green
1979 Goldstein's Gallery 1
Philip T. Goldstein Contagion I five black cards and one red card, when red card touches black card, they turn over and turn into red cards
1979 Goldstein's Gallery 10
Philip T. Goldstein Contagion II Contagion I with different colored backs
1979 Goldstein's Gallery 10
Philip T. Goldstein Contagion III faces vanish
1979 Goldstein's Gallery 11
Karl Fulves The Faro Box Effect with card changing back color
1979 The Topological False Count 7
Karl Fulves Scam On Rye two black card between two reds, after a count it is two reds between two blacks, using extra card with cut-out section
1979 The Topological False Count 8
Karl Fulves The Hole Card Routine small packet blackjack sequence, at one point spectator gets "hole card" with actual hole
  • The Cheat Phase
  • The Finish
  • You Want Footnotes?
1979 The Topological False Count 15
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle backs of four cards change color, red/blue double backer
1979 Cycle! 2
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle Exchange daley's last trick with color changing back kicker
1979 Cycle! 3
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle Twist twisting four cards, one by one, with color changing back kicker
1979 Cycle! 3
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle Elevator packet elevator with color changing back kicker
1979 Cycle! 5
Philip T. Goldstein Choice Print four blank cards change into selection one by one, and eventually back to blank
Related to 1979 Snow 6
Derek Dingle Gambler's Dream poker hand changes and twists, two double facers
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 24) 1295
Roy Walton Dagwood's Eats packet trick with story about sandwich, cards which symbolize meet end up in center, transformation of faces and backs as kicker
1979 That Certain Something... 6
Piet Forton Russische Damen cards appear, disappear and change color of backs, based on Elmsley Count
Also published here 1979 Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft (Issue Das Piet Forton Seminar) 21
Steve Beam Change-Up faces and backs of four cards change
Related to 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 42
Edward Marlo The Future Classic Transition four Aces of Spades to Queens
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 288
Peter Duffie "...And the Card Came Back" cards travel and tranform into royal flush
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 3) 822
Walt Lees Four Blank Cards four blank cards are printed on both sides, four Kings
Related to 1980 The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees 13
Sam Schwartz All Red 2&2, two reds and two blacks mixed, they all change to black, repeated with another set of red and black cards, then all eight cards change to red
Inspired byVariations 1980 The Chronicles (Issue 25) 1308
Karl Fulves Small Packet History credit information, E-Y-E count
1980 Interlocutor (Issue 41) 164
Karl Fulves Fooled & Fooled Again No. 3, three different-colored cards under handkerchief, two removed, last one transforms, sucker element
1980 The Children's Magic Kit 3
Arturo de Ascanio Ases Culebreantes - Die "Schlange"-Asse one Ace changes into Joker, Ace returns and Joker found in pocket, backs of all Aces change colors
Also published here 1980 Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 16
David A. Wright The Six Maniac blank cards change into selection, with nude picture cards
1980 The Talon (Issue 6) 85
Michael Powers Four Card Monte
Variations Nov. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 557
Jon Racherbaumer Spirit Production and Transposition four blue-backed jokers, two red-backed selections, then confusing packet trick magic
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 64
Jim Ryan The Twins
Related to 1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Entertaining Card Quickies 10
Karl Fulves Packet Poker no-deck version of "Hocus Poker"
Related to 1981 Octet 59
Karl Fulves Hokus Poker Jr. Ace to four of Clubs shown with fifth face-down card, spectator names one of the Clubs and when packet is turned over the face-down card is the named one, it changes back color and the other cards to Aces, posed as problem
Related to 1981 Octet 61
Jack Avis Impromptu Mexican monte/twist combo with black aces and black five, then all change to red aces and red five, then all four aces
Inspired by 1981 Octet 62
Karl Fulves Pentacle Poker
  • Poker Problem #7
stud poker situation and hole card changes several times and then vanishes, rest changes into Aces
Related to 1981 Octet 64
Allan Ackerman Panic at the Poker Table
Inspired by 1981 Close-up Fantasies Finalé 29
Magic Ronnay, Fred Castle The Sympathetic Cards Packets of cards turn face up/down when cards are swapped around, then they change to Jokers, and then shown to have all different backs
1981 Magic With Giant Cards 10
Karl Fulves Mexican IV monte/twist combo with four Ace finale
Inspired by 1981 Mexican IV 1
Philip T. Goldstein Printing History four blank cards, four times one king among three blanks, then four kings
Also published here 1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 6) 105
Walt Lees Five of a Kind four Jacks counted as five identical Jacks
1981 The Complete Cannibal Act 21
Juan Tamariz La Mitologica Leyenda de los Centauros del Desierto Fascinados por los Cantos de las Sirenas de la Mar Oceano packet trick, four cards with centaurs and mermaids appear
1981 Magia Potagia — Volume I 29
Edward Marlo Jump-suit Transformation double facers, Daley's last with transformation kicker
1982 Card Finesse 161
Francis Pelkey Universal Twist all aces change to selection, double facer
Aug. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 8) 663
Philip T. Goldstein Ascension transformation kicker, inspired by of Roy Walton's "Oil and Queens"
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1982 Best of Friends 473
John Fells, Ramon Varela Three Into One Won't Go three Ace of Clubs shown, faces and backs change (using a three-on-one gag card), adapted from Ramon Varela (Misdirection magazine, 1964)
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 1) 976
Larry Jennings Uni-Flection four jokers turn into first selection, then back to jokers, into second selection and back to jokers again
Related to 1982 A Visit With Larry Jennings 1
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker four fours with face-down card in middle shown, packet turned over to show "hole card" which is also a four, then other four cards change to aces, using diagonally divided cards
Related to 1982 Hocus Poker 3
Karl Fulves Color Focus "Hocus Poker" in which hole card changes back color
1982 Hocus Poker 8
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker IV
1982 Hocus Poker 11
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker - Simple
1982 Hocus Poker 14
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker V
1982 Hocus Poker 16
Karl Fulves Hocus Notus note on previous trick
1982 Hocus Poker 19
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker - Again using step gaff with four indices, including variation "With A Borrowed Deck"
1982 Hocus Poker 20
Sam Schwartz Las Vegas Straight hole card Nine of Hearts, other cards almost make it a straight flush in hearts, other cards change to Clubs, then hole card to Ace of Clubs
effect by Fulves, method by Schwartz
Variations 1982 Las Vegas Straight 1
Karl Fulves Reference Notes credit information on previous trick
1982 Las Vegas Straight 2
Karl Fulves Atlantic City Stud handling variation
Inspired by 1982 Las Vegas Straight 4
Mike Schwartz Fast Four poker hand of two pairs instantly changes into four Tens
1982 Fast Four 1
Ray Mertz Mirror Twist backs of four fours change colors, then faces change into mirrors
1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 27
Stephen Tucker Simplex four-card packet, a card (Four of Diamonds) changes back and one corner so it predicts the Three of Diamonds
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 16) 295
Al Smith Twisted Nerve! Jack, Queen, King and Ace, twisting the Aces type, then Ace changes into other cards and all cards are changing into the Ace and back to normal again
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 19) 364
Stephen Tucker Rubic Cube Mystery cards with printed sides of shuffled rubik's cube, change to sides of solved cube
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20) 390
Philip T. Goldstein On the Beach transformation of backs of four cards, one by one
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 45
Stephen Tucker Free! blank card climax
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 49
Philip T. Goldstein Very Good Hand Ace of Spades rises several time, all alike, royal flush as a kicker
Also published here 1982 Packet Tricks 8
John Miller, Jerry Mentzer Turncoat Kings
Also published here 1982 Packet Tricks 54
Peter Kane The Four Flusher poker hand with four Spades and a Heart, changes into four Hearts and a Spade
1982 Kane 64
Peter Kane The Court Jesters four blue-backed Jokers change to red-backed Jokers, red/blue double backer
1982 Kane 145
Jon Racherbaumer Any-Floor Elevator small packet ambitious routine with change to kings kicker
Inspired by 1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 76
David Tropeano Universal Chameleons cards' backs change, mirror back
Feb. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 737
Bob Jardine Serendipity kings and queens are layed out, little transposition effect, kings change to aces, ungaffed
Feb. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 741
Philip T. Goldstein High Protean fronts and backs change
Aug. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 8) 814
Brother John Hamman The Pinochle Trick ungaffed, Gemini Count
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 14) 130
Philip T. Goldstein Avanturn four jokers turn into aces
1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1172
Philip T. Goldstein Avanturn II
1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1172
Philip T. Goldstein Avanturn III
1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1173
Philip T. Goldstein Avanturn IV
1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1173
Karl Fulves Overthrow two kings turn over between jokers, then three Kings, then four Kings, they change to Aces
1983 Ace Machine 6
Jon Racherbaumer An Apparitional Bit of Nonsense five cards change two times
Inspired by 1983 Facsimile (Issue 1) 37
Geoffrey Latta Four What? four Aces change into selection one by one, then into Kings
1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 69
David Britland First Time Ever! red card among black cards reappears in packet several times, then all cards change into the same red card and eventually all cards are black again
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 23) 446
David Britland Roundabout elongated and with story presentation
Inspired by 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 24) 470
Stephen Tucker Sleeve Kings? four Sixes change into Kings, Sleeve Aces presentation
Inspired byVariations 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 25) 491
Stephen Tucker Diskus circle dots on card vanish and appear
Inspired by 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 26) 502
Paul Brignall Knocknock! story trick, transformation of cards ends with four nude backs
Inspired by
  • David Britland's "Spectrum"
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 27) 529
Alex East Vario: 6 four cards
Inspired by
  • Stephen Tucker's "Freebie V1" in Tucker's "Four Your Eye's Only"
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 27) 530
Bill Worsley Straight to the Heart printing of four blank cards
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 28) 547
Bill Worsley We 3 Queens? Jokers turn into Queens, also backs change
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 32) 622
Stephen Tucker The Inner Limits queens transposition, then named queen vanishes and other queens change into a card with a star on it
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 16
Paul Brignall A Load Of..... blank cards with stickers
Inspired byVariations 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 23
Stephen Tucker So These Must Be...
Inspired by 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 41
Stephen Tucker Suspicion cards turn blank
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 48
David Britland Poker Face
Inspired by
  • Roy Walton's "Cascade"
Variations
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 49
Frank Simon Keep on Cloning
Inspired by 1983 Versatile Card Magic 79
Michael Powers Blank Monte monte with three blank cards and Jack of Hearts, all change to Aces at the end
Inspired by 1983 Powerful Magic 19
Jeff Altman Change All four cards change back color
May 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 920
Mike Maxwell Jokers All doube-faced jokers become backs which change
June 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 6) 931
Ted Biet For Four Backs four cards, backs change color all at once
July 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 7) 945
Walt Maddison Twist and Show five double backed cards get faces and then become blank
Nov. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 11) 990
Hans E. Trixer H.E.T. - Highly Erratic Twisting ace to 4 turn over and fronts and backs change
1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 299
Philip T. Goldstein Quintemonte gaffed
1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 20) 191
Gay Ljungberg Christmas Cards on blank cards, christmas related things appear
Related to 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 3) 1189
Stephen Tucker Think with selection and blank cards
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 3) 1193
Gentleman Jack Ladies and Gentleman story trick with three cards, male and female toilet signs printed on
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 3) 1195
Philip T. Goldstein Short Circuit four blank cards transform into selection
Related to 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1201
Henrik Specht The Kangaroo Spots Ace to Four, spots vanish and appear on a blank card as a Ten spot
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1202
Alex East The Magician's Name oil and queens, with colored cards, as a kicker the a name appears
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 5) 1215
Bill Worsley, Archie Palmer Intrigue: 2 back color change, red-blue double backer, see also “Cycle“ by Phil Goldstein
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1248
Stephen Tucker Tried and twisted Four Aces shown, the Aces corresponding to the suits of two selections change into the selections, and then change back
1984 The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 14
Stephen Tucker Revealed Two Jokers and Ace of Spades: Ace of Spades alternates between pointing at spectator and magician, then Joker also keeps changing orientation, then all three cards change to Ace of Spades
1984 The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 37
Bruce Cervon Cervon Monte, Packet Version three blue-backed and 1 red-backed card
  • Phase I - Court card from center to top
  • Phase II - Court card from center to bottom
  • Phase III - Court card leaves center without a move
  • Phase IV - How the card moves
  • Phase V - Court card moves even when it has a different colored back
1984 The Cervon Monte 17
Stephen Tucker King Klone
1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 174
John F. C. McLachlan A Test of Flirtatiousness four blue-backed jokers, turn red one by one, then blue again
Inspired by 1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 36
Paul Brignall Too Hot to Handle
1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 33) 637
Reinhard Müller Kings 2
Inspired by 1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 33) 646
Reinhard Müller To Make Four Cards Change from Eights to Twos, from Black to Red
1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 34) 664
Stephen Tucker Spades four cards
Inspired by
  • Bob Moore's "You'll Need a Spade" in "The Moore the Merrier"
1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 34) 670
Paul Brignall Flushtronic four Ten of Clubs shown, one by one they turn face down, transformation into Royal Flush at the end, SBS
Inspired by 1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 35) 690
Peter Duffie Deja Vu homing card with Jokers and a red Ace, packet changes into Royal Flush as finale
1984 Close-Up to the Point 7
Peter Duffie Theatre of the Absurd "Overture" variation
Inspired by
  • "Oversight" (Phil Goldstein, Genii, March 1981)
1984 Close-Up to the Point 13
Jerry Sadowitz An Unpacket Trick four cards chosen, they are the four Fours, then they become blank cards, then they become Ace through Four of mixed suits, other three Fours are reversed in deck
1984 Contemporary Card Magic 12
Richard Kaufman Starfish King torn into four pieces, the pieces change to full-sized cards, four duplicates of original King, then they change into different Kings
Inspired by
  • "Regeneration" (Paul Harris & Daryl, Brainstorm in the Bahamas)
1984 Abstract 4
Richard Vollmer Double Chameleon three cards change front and back and back again
Mar. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 3) 1042
Walt Maddison Not Marked! four cards
Apr. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1047
Dick Christian Transequential printing and pip moving
Nov. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 11) 1137
Conrad C. Bush Pinochle Plus
Inspired by 1985 Epoptica (Issue 7) 429
Brother John Hamman The Magic Cards four cards change to three selections one after another, gemini counts (general cards with packet)
Related toVariations 1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30) 289
Brother John Hamman Flash Poker pair of deuces changes into two jacks, then three deuces, then full house, then royal flush, ungaffed
1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30) 290
Max Maven Psychic Twins based on Steranko's "Voodoo Card" and Fulves' "Computer Cards"
1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33) 314
Daryl Martinez Kissing to be Clever general cards with packet
Inspired by 1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 34, 35 & 36) 373
James Swain Card Factory several transformations
1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 34, 35 & 36) 381
Peter Marshall Off-Color Monte four cards
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 58
Louis Falanga Jo-King four jokers to kings
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 66
Bob Farmer Ambiguous Snake Of A Thousand Laughs three cards transform multiple times, ungaffed
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 423
Louis Falanga Odd Man Out four cards transform into jokers
1985 Lake Tahoe Card Magic 38
Philip T. Goldstein Greetings ideas
Inspired by 1985 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 9) 1275
Martin Lewis After Tenkai Four Jokers and one King changes into four Kings and one Joker
Inspired by
  • (Tenkai, Genii, July 1965)
1985 Martin's Miracles 30
Martin Lewis Queenie: The Amazing Dancing Girl
Variations 1985 Martin's Miracles 77
Martin Lewis The Card Player's Nightmare Packet of five Aces of Spades change backs to 5 different backs
Also published here 1985 Martin's Miracles 82
Martin Lewis Wrong Again Watson! A Mystery from Old London
1985 Martin's Miracles 84
Martin Lewis Rabbit Test Rabbits appear on blank cards
1985 Martin's Miracles 90
Martin Lewis The Very Odd Card Various transformations with packet of cards, end with "odd" card with messed up pips
Inspired by 1985 Martin's Miracles 101
George Sands, Frederick Braue The Super Optical Illusion four red-backed aces change one by one into blue-backed kings with twisting
Inspired by
  • "Super Optical Illusion" (George Sands, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 4 No. 7, Dec. 1946, p. 275)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 11
Larry Jennings The Maestro's Poker Demonstration with five cards, transformation kicker
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 64
Larry Jennings Uni-flection four aces change to first selection, second selection, jokers
Related to 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 184
Walt Maddison The Outsider
Apr. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 4) 1189
John W. McClure Serendipity and Beyond kings and queens are layed out, little transposition effect, kings change to aces, ..., ungaffed
July 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 7) 1230
Edward Marlo Gag Packet Transformation Aces to Kings, sucker flushtration count gag
1986 Thirty Five Years Later 1
Edward Marlo Not So Obvious three blank cards change into Kings, then Aces
1986 Thirty Five Years Later 51
David Regal Freshly Painted series of color changes
1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 140
Marvin Steiner Twenty Points Less pinochle themed
Variations Oct. 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10) 1415
John C. Wagner, Peter Kane Factory Misprints four blank cards are printed
Inspired by
  • Peter Kane's "Blank Amazement"
1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 113
John Carney, Brother John Hamman Capricious Cards four cards change to three selections one after another, gemini counts (general cards with packet)
Inspired by 1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 16
Steve Beam Chameleon Kings kings transform into four aces
1987 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 17) 286
Peter Duffie Bedazzled
Inspired by 1987 Inspirations 116
Karl Fulves Non-Adjustable 10 Ace, Four and Five, then cards are removed, always add up to ten
Related to 1987 Secret Session — Part Three 60
Dave Walker Vision Test four cards, first all Ace of Hearts, then Queens of Clubs, then all blank
1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 11
Hippie Torrales Snap Spread Routine two Aces become all backs, then Kings
Aug. 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 8) 1530
Darwin Ortiz Jumping Gemini using only four cards
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 141
Shinichi Arai Triangle-Circle-Square blank cards, wild card with geometrical shapes
1988 New Magic Of Japan 77
Larry Jennings Here and There three cards shown as Queen of Hearts, then Ace of Hearts, then four Aces
1988 The Cardwright 179
Larry Jennings The Changeling four deuces change to other four of a kind multiple times when one card is exchanged
Variations 1988 The Cardwright 181
Sid Lorraine Prince Charming "Two Tricks"
Jack of Hearts and Queen of Diamonds, Jack turns over, Queen is blushing, Jack is now blank card with frog folded from dollar bill
Inspired by 1988 The Chronicles (Issue 34) 1399
Brother John Hamman The Twins
Related toVariations 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 93
Brother John Hamman The Pinochle Trick
Related toAlso published here 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 97
Brother John Hamman The Magic Cards four cards change to three selections one after another, gemini counts (general cards with packet)
Related to 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 99
Brother John Hamman The Jacks Come Back 2&2, oil water with four Jacks, transformation into Aces
Variations 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 101
Brother John Hamman Eight-Ball Queens four card monte routine, to pocket climax
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 114
Brother John Hamman New Hue two Fives on table, four Queens change to red-backed and all red Queens, then blue-backed and black Queens, then back to green, then orange
Also published here 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 116
Brother John Hamman The Multiplying Kings selection placed with kings, kings become various number of cards and suit combinations, selection face up in deck
Variations 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 129
Brother John Hamman The Faked Deck how to organize packet tricks
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman