405 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transformation / Packet Tricks
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Unknown To make Four Cards change from Eights to Twos, from Black to Red, etc. divided cards Modern Magic 71
Unknown The Transforming Sevens divided cards Tricks with Cards 137
Unknown Die verwandelten Könige No. 40, four Kings change into four Queens Der Kartenkünstler 48
Unknown Die Chamäleon-Karten fan of four cards transforms multiple times, divided cards Der moderne Kartenkünstler 135
Unknown Französische Verwandlungskarte three fives change into aces, kind of wide-spread divided cards Der moderne Kartenkünstler 136
Unknown Four Sevens and Four Deuces divided cards Greater Magic 489
Tom Sellers Birds and Cases packet trick with birds and cages on them 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 Rough & Smooth Possibilities 3
Edward Marlo Quick Sands cards turn over at once, front and backs change 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 spadesRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 3) 8
J. Stewart Smith The Queen was There four red cards and one black card The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 347) 215
Jochen Zmeck Der abgedankte König King changes into blank card with "I resigned", partial rough-smoothRelated to Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 5
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Leichte Kartenverwandlung one card from a small packet changes, partial rough-smooth 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 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 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 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 9
J. W. Sarles, Don Nielson A Problem in five-card packet the cards change in some wayRelated to 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 Piet Forton Lecture Notes 9
Unknown Kartenverwandlung three cards shown, center card tabled, it changes, partial rough-smooth 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-smoothRelated to 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 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 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 sectionsInspired by
  • "Die unzufriedenen Piks" (MAGIE)
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 20
Jochen Zmeck Irrtum using picture card for children for transformation routine, partial rough-smooth Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 22
Edward Marlo Two Card Monte routine with red and black ace, as climax both are red Expert Card Conjuring 24
Roy Walton Restless Colors packet changes back colors multiple timesInspired by Epilogue (Issue 5) 40
Robert (Bob) Hess Loser! spectators have to guess the high card in 4 card packet and are always wrong Epilogue (Issue 7) 49
Roy Walton Colour Magic cards with different backs The Devil's Playthings 51
Jerry K. Hartman Imagin-Ace-tion aces all become AS, then back Epilogue (Issue 9) 69
Dai Vernon The Changing Cards four cards turn over, change from queens to aces one by one, then their backs 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 StroutVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 8) 339
Harry Lorayne Four in One packet changes multiple times, inspired by a routine by Magic Christian Reputation-Makers 272
Sam Leo Horowitz Master Card Routine routine of packet tricks, see following items 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. 486Inspired by
  • "Look An Illusion" (Larry Jennings, Genii Magazine)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 12) 464
Larry West Black and Blue weird packet trick with letters Card Cavalcade 66
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Suprising Jokers four jokers change backs, then deck Card Cavalcade 68
Howard Flint Marked Cards packed trickRelated to Card Cavalcade 64
David Bornstein El Blanco four blank cards get faces Epilogue (Issue 16) 143
Roy Walton Pocket Power five blank cards change to royal flushRelated to Epilogue (Issue 14) 116
Gene Castillon Ladies sing the Blues three card twisting routine with color changing back kicker Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 18
Gene Castillon Jackpot monte type routine with transformation and money card travels to elsewhere as climax Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 19
Karl Fulves Equilibrium two reds and two blacks face-up/face-down, the blacks become red one by one Mexican Monte 13
Karl Fulves Mexican Monte monte/twist combo with unexpected/funny cards appearingRelated toVariations Mexican Monte 8
Fred Kaps I am in Debt Ace to Four, then cards are removed, always add up to tenRelated to 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 orangeAlso published here 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, repeatedRelated toVariations 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 referenceRelated to Packet Switches (Part One) 22
Karl Fulves Impromptu Universal five cards with Joker, which changes to four aces one at a time and vanishesRelated to Packet Switches (Part Two) 104
Bill Logan Re-Confused Inspired by
  • "Confused" (Verne Chesbro & Larry West, Tricks You Can Count On)
Epilogue (Issue 19) 173
Karl Fulves Progressive Trap five cards move around and a back changesRelated toVariations Notes From Underground 8
Joe DeStefano Chinatown Poker story packet trick New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1, No. 4) 1
Karl Fulves On Packet Tricks credit information 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 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 backsAlso published here The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 87) 432
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon, Harry Blackstone Royal Monte Royal Flush to Four Tens to Royal Flush, ungaffedInspired by 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 The Unexpected Card Book 175
Mike Boden Marked packed trick with color changing deckRelated to Card Cavalcade II 5
Mike Boden, Ed Smeal Marked! - Alternate Handling with lapping deck switch by Ed SmealInspired by Card Cavalcade II 10
Jim Lee Aces and Threes packet trick with hole in ace - climax Card Cavalcade II 143
Gray Leese Uprising order of four cards changes Epilogue (Issue 20) 187
Karl Fulves Drawback jokers change to royal flush Epilogue (Issue 21) 199
Sid Lorraine 4 Girls & a Janitor patter for Walton's "Chameleon Cards"Inspired by 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 Epilogue (Issue 23) 220
Jerry K. Hartman Bachanal four cards transform, combination with "Back to Back", see also Fulves' notes on page 243Inspired byVariations Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 239
Jerry K. Hartman Bachanal - Alternate Ending Inspired by Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 243
Larry Jennings Ala Elmsley Inspired byRelated to Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 2)) 280
David A. Wright Elmsley Out-Sexed with pickup presentationInspired by Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 10) 113
Trevor Lewis High Jacked story trick, about a plane which was about to get hijacked Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 10) 116
Phil Wye Blank Faces messages appear on blank cards 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 againVariations 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 Methods with Cards - Part 1 25
Karl Fulves Three In The Hand two card monte, third card appears, double facer openly shown as finale Methods with Cards - Part 1 42
Karl Fulves Tunnel Space tunnel turnover between two other cards, color changing back kickerInspired by
  • "The Vanishing Lady" (Harry Franke, Hugard's Magic Monthly)
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 climaxInspired by Methods with Cards - Part 3 171
Karl Fulves Kannibal Kards - Phase One four Jacks alternate, joker placed in middle, colors separate Kannibal Kards 1
Roy Walton Montmartre cards in a packet reverses the same as in a leader packet, color changing back kicker 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. 856Inspired by
  • "The Bashful Queen" (Joe Berg)
Related to
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 The First California Lecture 1
Roy Walton A/Poker Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 289
Karl Fulves Tunnel Vision gaffed cards change into ungaffed cards (magicians' magic) Epilogue (Issue Special No 5) 305
Karl Fulves Royal Blue in red-backed packet four Aces appear one by one, they have different backsInspired by Epilogue (Issue Special No 5) 308
Arturo de Ascanio Serpentine Aces "Aces Culebreates", various changes in 4-card packet The Ascanio Spread 7
Peter Kane The Blushing Jokers four blue-backed jokers, turn red one by one, then blue againVariations Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 6) 72
Gene Castillon Monte Madness - Ladies sing the Blues Inspired by The Ascanio Spread 32
Gene Castillon Jackpot The Ascanio Spread 33
Bernard Bilis Ladies and Gentlemen Four Jokers and a Queen change to Four Queens and a Joker. Backs change color Close Up, French Style 39
Bernard Bilis Joking Illusion Jokers change back color, transpositions and then change back to original color Close Up, French Style 5
Roy Walton Horse Sense ungaffed version, four cardsInspired by 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 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 Packet Switches (Part Five) 294
Larry Jennings Blank and Blue Five cards, Joker appears and changes backcolor Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 27
Larry Jennings Look - An Illusion five cards change two timesVariations Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 31
Martin A. Nash Pinochle Pinnacle see p. 448 for additional crediting Any Second Now 235
Jerry Mentzer, Bruce Cervon Dirty Deal Revisited Card Cavalcade Four 139
Philip T. Goldstein Very Good Hand five cards shown as Ace of Spades, then royal flush in heartsAlso published here Card Cavalcade Four 107
John Miller, Jerry Mentzer Turncoat Kings inspired by Roy Walton's "Chameleon Cards"Also published here Card Cavalcade Four 125
Frank Garcia Confusing But Amusing five aces change into royal flush, two double facers Wildcard Miracles 48
Tom Ogden Quickswitch transformation routine with four cards, three double facersVariations Wildcard Miracles 118
Tom Ogden Flip Flash four fives change into jokers one by one, three double facers Wildcard Miracles 119
Doug Alker One In Four Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 7&8) 390
Philip T. Goldstein Transfourmation aces transform into king, then backs change tooInspired by
  • Jerry K. Hartman's "Transfourence" in " Card Fare"
Scattershot 17
Jeff Busby Back to Back all backs with four cards, to four normal cards to all backs againRelated toVariations Back to Back 2
Jon Racherbaumer Introduction credit information on packet tricks in general 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 colorsAlso published here La Magia de Ascanio - Vol. 1 62
Eric Mason Beau Ideal cards turn over and change back color Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 12) 606
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 Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 10) 585
Philip T. Goldstein Sidewinder three cards change front and back, with a sidewinder card The Phil Goldstein Convention Lecture 9
Philip T. Goldstein Sidewinder three cards change front and back A Transatlantic Lecture 8
Philip T. Goldstein Very Good Hand card rises several time, all alike, royal flush as a kickerAlso published here Notions 3
Karl Fulves A word about small packet tricks Transpo Trix 43
Karl Fulves Funny Cards four jokers, two turn over, then all change to Aces Interlocutor (Issue 16) 60
David Britland Supersonic Joker two red-backed blank cards, one blue-backed Joker, situation reverses Trick Card Trickery 8
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
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 The Chronicles (Issue 3) 1089
Sam Schwartz The Lazy Gambler pokerhand gets better multiple times, changes into Royal Flush as finaleRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 4) 1097
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"
Trick Card Trickery 4
David Britland An Oddity! three blank cards and a Joker, twisting and then all become Jokers 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 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" Loose Ends 21
Jerry K. Hartman Back to Backanal Four blank cards become all backs, then become four Aces 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 SpadesInspired by Loose Ends 26
Jerry K. Hartman Lost Face Four Jokers turn blank one by oneInspired by
  • "5 Card Polka" (Phil Goldstein, marketed)
Loose Ends 29
Jerry K. Hartman Bold Over Four Jokers, two change backs, two become blankInspired by Loose Ends 63
Jerry K. Hartman Second Blush Blue jokers change to red, then change backInspired by Loose Ends 72
Larry Becker Improved Haunted House story trick, five letter cards, different words with different letters are spelled World of Super Mentalism 69
Ron Frost Follow Along two effects: instant twisting of four cards, color change front and back of four cards 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 CardMagic 15
Dai Vernon, Jack Avis, Brother John Hamman, Jay Malbrough The Pinochle Caper four cards change several times Pabular (Vol. 5, No. 6) 693
Gordon Bruce, Roy Walton Packet Poker five Jokers change to royal flushRelated to Pabular (Vol. 5, No. 5) 681
Philip T. Goldstein Newts four kings change into tens and aces and backs turn from red to blue to green Goldstein's Gallery 1
Philip T. Goldstein Contagion II Contagion I with different colored backs Goldstein's Gallery 10
Philip T. Goldstein Contagion III faces vanish Goldstein's Gallery 11
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 Goldstein's Gallery 10
Karl Fulves The Faro Box Effect with card changing back color 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 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?
The Topological False Count 15
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle backs of four cards change color, red/blue double backer Cycle! 2
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle Exchange daley's last trick with color changing back kicker Cycle! 3
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle Twist twisting four cards, one by one, with color changing back kicker Cycle! 3
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle Elevator packet elevator with color changing back kicker Cycle! 5
Philip T. Goldstein Choice Print four blank cards change into selection one by one, and eventually back to blankRelated to Snow 6
Derek Dingle Gambler's Dream poker hand changes and twists, two double facers 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 That Certain Something... 6
Edward Marlo The Future Classic Transition four Aces of Spades to Queens Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 288
Peter Duffie "...And the Card Came Back" cards travel and tranform into royal flush Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 3) 822
Walt Lees Four Blank Cards four blank cards are printed on both sides, four KingsRelated to The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees 13
Karl Fulves Small Packet History credit information, E-Y-E count Interlocutor (Issue 41) 164
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 redInspired by The Chronicles (Issue 25) 1308
Karl Fulves Fooled & Fooled Again No. 3, three different-colored cards under handkerchief, two removed, last one transforms, sucker element 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 colorsAlso published here Das Ascanio Seminar - Graz 1980 16
Mike Powers Four Card Monte 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 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 64
Jim Ryan The Twins Related to Jim Ryan Close-Up: Entertaining Card Quickies 10
Karl Fulves Packet Poker no-deck version of "Hocus Poker"Related to Octet 59
Karl Fulves Hokus Poker Jr. AC to 4C 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 problemRelated to 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 acesInspired by 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 Octet 64
Allan Ackerman Panic at the Poker Table Inspired by 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 Magic With Giant Cards 10
Karl Fulves Mexican IV monte/twist combo with four Ace finaleInspired by Mexican IV 1
Philip T. Goldstein Printing History four blank cards, four times one king among three blanks, then four kings Spell-Binder (Vol. 1, No. 6) 105
Edward Marlo Jump-suit Transformation double facers, Daley's last with transformation kicker Card Finesse 161
Francis Pelkey Universal Twist all aces change to selection, double facer 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 to 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) Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 1) 976
Karl Fulves Color Focus "Hocus Poker" in which hole card changes back color Hocus Poker 8
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker - Simple Hocus Poker 14
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker V Hocus Poker 16
Karl Fulves Hocus Notus note on previous trick Hocus Poker 19
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker - Again using step gaff with four indices, including variation "With A Borrowed Deck" Hocus Poker 20
Larry Jennings Uni-Flection four jokers turn into first selection, then back to jokers, into second selection and back to jokers againRelated to 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 cardsRelated to Hocus Poker 3
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker IV Hocus Poker 11
Karl Fulves Reference Notes credit information on previous trick Las Vegas Straight 2
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 Las Vegas Straight 1
Karl Fulves Atlantic City Stud handling variationInspired by Las Vegas Straight 4
Stephen Tucker Rubic Cube Mystery cards with printed sides of shuffled rubik's cube, change to sides of solved cube Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. 20) 390
Mike Schwartz Fast Four poker hand of two pairs instantly changes into four Tens Fast Four 1
Ray Mertz Mirror Twist backs of four fours change colors, then faces change into mirrors Fork Full of Appetizers 27
Philip T. Goldstein On the Beach transformation of backs of four cards, one by one Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 45
Stephen Tucker Free! blank card climax Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 49
Stephen Tucker Simplex four-card packet, a card (Four of Diamonds) changes back and one corner so it predicts the Three of Diamonds 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 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. 19) 364
Philip T. Goldstein Very Good Hand Ace of Spades rises several time, all alike, royal flush as a kickerAlso published here Packet Tricks 8
John Miller, Jerry Mentzer Turncoat Kings Also published here Packet Tricks 54
David Tropeano Universal Chameleons cards' backs change, mirror back Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 2) 737
Jon Racherbaumer Any-Floor Elevator small packet ambitious routine with change to kings kickerInspired by The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 76
Bob Jardine Serendipity kings and queens are layed out, little transposition effect, kings change to aces, ungaffed Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 2) 741
Philip T. Goldstein High Protean fronts and backs change Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 8) 814
Brother John Hamman The Pinochle Trick ungaffed, Gemini CountRelated toVariations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 14) 130
Philip T. Goldstein Avanturn four jokers turn into aces Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 2) 1172
Philip T. Goldstein Avanturn II Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 2) 1172
Philip T. Goldstein Avanturn III Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 2) 1173
Philip T. Goldstein Avanturn IV 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 Ace Machine 6
Jon Racherbaumer An Apparitional Bit of Nonsense five cards change two timesInspired by Facsimile (Issue 1) 37
Geoffrey Latta Four What? four Aces change into selection one by one, then into Kings 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 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. 23) 446
David Britland Roundabout elongated and with story presentationInspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. 24) 470
Stephen Tucker Diskus circle dots on card vanish and appearInspired by
  • Paul Brignall's "A Load of..." in Spell-Binder Special Issue #3
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 26) 502
Paul Brignall Knocknock! story trick, transformation of cards ends with four nude backsInspired by
  • David Britland's "Spectrum"
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 27) 529
Alex East Vario: 6 four cardsInspired by
  • Stephen Tucker's "Freebie V1" in Tucker's "Four Your Eye's Only"
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 27) 530
Bill Worsley We 3 Queens? Jokers turn into Queens, also backs change Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 32) 622
Stephen Tucker Suspicion cards turn blank Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. Special #3) 48
Stephen Tucker Sleeve Kings? four Sixes change into Kings, Sleeve Aces presentationInspired byVariations Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 25) 491
Bill Worsley Straight to the Heart printing of four blank cards Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 28) 547
Stephen Tucker The Inner Limits queens transposition, then named queen vanishes and other queens change into a card with a star on it Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. Special #3) 16
Paul Brignall A Load Of..... blank cards with stickersInspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. Special #3) 23
Stephen Tucker So These Must Be... Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. Special #3) 41
David Britland Poker Face Inspired by
  • Roy Walton's "Cascade"
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. Special #3) 49
Jeff Altman Change All four cards change back color Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 5) 920
Mike Maxwell Jokers All doube-faced jokers become backs which change Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 6) 931
Ted Biet For Four Backs four cards, backs change color all at once Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 7) 945
Walt Maddison Twist and Show five double backed cards get faces and then become blank Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 11) 990
Philip T. Goldstein Quintemonte gaffed The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 20) 191
Hans E. Trixer H.E.T. - Highly Erratic Twisting ace to 4 turn over and fronts and backs change Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 299
Stephen Tucker Think with selection and blank cards Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 3) 1193
Gentleman Jack Ladies and Gentleman story trick with three cards, male and female toilet signs printed on Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 3) 1195
Henrik Specht The Kangaroo Spots Ace to Four, spots vanish and appear on a blank card as a Ten spot Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 4) 1202
Gay Ljungberg Christmas Cards on blank cards, christmas related things appearRelated to Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 3) 1189
Philip T. Goldstein Short Circuit four blank cards transform into selectionRelated to Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 4) 1201
Alex East The Magician's Name oil and queens, with colored cards, as a kicker the a name appears 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 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 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 The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 37
Stephen Tucker King Klone The Best of Close-Up Magic 174
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
The Cervon Monte 17
John F. C. McLachlan A Test of Flirtatiousness four blue-backed jokers, turn red one by one, then blue againInspired by Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 36
Paul Brignall Too Hot to Handle Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 33) 637
Reinhard Müller Kings 2 Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 33) 646
Reinhard Müller To Make Four Cards Change from Eights to Twos, from Black to Red Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 34) 664
Stephen Tucker Spades four cardsInspired by
  • Bob Moore's "You'll Need a Spade" in "The Moore the Merrier"
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, SBSInspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 35) 690
Richard Vollmer Double Chameleon three cards change front and back and back again Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 3) 1042
Walt Maddison Not Marked! four cards Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 4) 1047
Dick Christian Transequential printing and pip moving Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 11) 1137
Conrad C. Bush Pinochle Plus Inspired by Epoptica (Issue 7) 429
Max Maven Psychic Twins based on Steranko's "Voodoo Card" and Fulves' "Computer Cards" The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 31, 32 & 33) 314
Brother John Hamman The Magic Cards four cards change to three selections one after another, gemini counts (general cards with packet)Related toVariations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 28, 29 & 30) 289
James Swain Card Factory several transformations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 34, 35 & 36) 381
Brother John Hamman Flash Poker pair of deuces changes into two jacks, then three deuces, then full house, then royal flush, ungaffed The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 28, 29 & 30) 290
Daryl Martinez Kissing to be Clever general cards with packetInspired by The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 34, 35 & 36) 373
Peter Marshall Off-Color Monte four cards Best of Friends - Volume II 58
Louis Falanga Jo-King four jokers to kings Best of Friends - Volume II 66
Bob Farmer Ambiguous Snake Of A Thousand Laughs three cards transform multiple times, ungaffed Best of Friends - Volume II 423
Louis Falanga Odd Man Out four cards transform into jokers Lake Tahoe Card Magic 38
Randy Wakeman, Philip T. Goldstein Ascension Transposition Oil/Queens with transformation kickerInspired by Formula One Close-Up 4
Philip T. Goldstein Greetings ideasInspired by Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 9) 1275
Martin Lewis After Tenkai Four Jokers and one King changes into four Kings and one JokerInspired by
  • (Tenkai, Genii, July 1965)
Martin's Miracles 30
Martin Lewis Queenie: The Amazing Dancing Girl Martin's Miracles 77
Martin Lewis Wrong Again Watson! A Mystery from Old London Martin's Miracles 84
Martin Lewis Rabbit Test Rabbits appear on blank cards Martin's Miracles 90
Martin Lewis The Card Player's Nightmare Packet of five Aces of Spades change backs to 5 different backsAlso published here Martin's Miracles 82
Martin Lewis The Very Odd Card Various transformations with packet of cards, end with "odd" card with messed up pipsInspired by 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 twistingInspired by
  • "Super Optical Illusion" (George Sands, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 4 No. 7, Dec. 1946, p. 275)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 11
Larry Jennings The Maestro's Poker Demonstration with five cards, transformation kicker The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 64
Larry Jennings Uni-flection four aces change to first selection, second selection, jokersRelated to The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 184
Walt Maddison The Outsider 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 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 7) 1230
Edward Marlo Gag Packet Transformation Aces to Kings, sucker flushtration count gag Thirty Five Years Later 1
Edward Marlo Not So Obvious three blank cards change into Kings, then Aces Thirty Five Years Later 51
David Regal Freshly Painted series of color changes Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 140
Marvin Steiner Twenty Points Less pinochle themedVariations Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10) 1415
John C. Wagner, Peter Kane Factory Misprints four blank cards are printedInspired by
  • Peter Kane's "Blank Amazement"
The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 113
Steve Beam Chameleon Kings kings transform into four aces The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 17) 286
John Carney, Brother John Hamman Capricious Cards four cards change to three selections one after another, gemini counts (general cards with packet)Inspired by Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 16
Hippie Torrales Snap Spread Routine two Aces become all backs, then Kings Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11, No. 8) 1530
Darwin Ortiz Jumping Gemini using only four cardsVariations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 141
Shinichi Arai Triangle-Circle-Square blank cards, wild card with geometrical shapes New Magic Of Japan 77
Larry Jennings Here and There three cards shown as Queen of Hearts, then Ace of Hearts, then four Aces The Cardwright 179
Larry Jennings The Changeling four deuces change to other four of a kind multiple times when one card is exchangedVariations 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 The Chronicles (Issue 34) 1399
Brother John Hamman The Pinochle Trick Related to The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 97
Brother John Hamman Haldeucination red jacks change to black jacks, then into 4 deuces The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 218
Brother John Hamman The Twins Related toVariations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 93
Brother John Hamman The Magic Cards four cards change to three selections one after another, gemini counts (general cards with packet)Related to The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 99
Brother John Hamman The Jacks Come Back 2&2, oil water with four jacks, transformation into aces The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 101
Brother John Hamman Eight-Ball Queens four card monte routine, to pocket climax 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 orangeAlso published here 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 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 129
Brother John Hamman The Faked Deck how to organize packet tricks The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 216
Brother John Hamman The Amorphous Ace four cards, one of which an ace, two double facers, four phases:
- The Ace Reverese Itself
- The Ace Rises to the Top
- The Ace Changes Color
- All Four Card Become Aces
Related to The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 220
Brother John Hamman Wild All the Way four cards, heavily gaffed, four phases including:
- Ace-Sational
- Fantabulous
Related to The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 222
Brother John Hamman Five Kings Royal five kings of diamond change into royal flush of spades, double facer The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 243
Karl Fulves Sneak Preview presentational idea for packet trick And a Packet of Cards 9
Karl Fulves Fourmula One four Fours, suddenly all red, then two change into queens And a Packet of Cards 35
Karl Fulves Card Revelation in Packet Kaleidoscope 41
Harry Baron The Vanishing Moustache Shave the moustache off the Jack of Clubs Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 75
Simon Lovell, Father Cyprian Really Wild Packet of four Jokers change into four Kings one by one Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 77
Karl Fulves K-2 four Kings change to four Queens And a Packet of Cards 12
Karl Fulves The Starting Four Ace to Three of Hearts and Joker removed from two decks, Three placed in other packet leaves three images, the Two two images, finally Joker vanishesInspired by And a Packet of Cards 30
Karl Fulves Black Cat four cards, two Jacks turn up and the other two are Aces, "lazy gambler" theme And a Packet of Cards 36
Karl Fulves Standard Test four Jacks change into two Jacks and a double backer which is split into two Aces Quick Card Tricks 32
Karl Fulves Cast of Characters four jokers, small packet ambitious, change into kings Quick Card Tricks 34
Bruce Cervon Amazing Jokers four Queens, Joker reversed in center, the change into Aces one by one, Queens and Joker no longer there The Black & White Trick 55
Philip T. Goldstein Spectacle two holes appear in card a climax (image of glasses), red/blue double backer, optional twisting phase A Phil Goldstein Collection 35
Harry Lorayne, Edward Marlo Four Faces Best Quick Three-Way with four cards: all alike, all backs, kings Trend Setters 93
Jose Carroll Mir...ages reflection of chosen cards appears on four mirrors 52 Lovers - Volume II 102
Alex Elmsley The Four-Card Trick back and face of a card changesRelated toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 23
John Bannon Ton-Toid royal flush ending, ungaffed close-up handling for Ton Onosaka's "Tonte" Smoke and Mirrors 133
Edward Marlo Backing the Royal Family small packet all backs with transformation into royal flush The Olram File (Issue 10) 13
Sveroni Ein simples Problem backs of six card change into blue and back to red Sveroni Original 27
Jon Racherbaumer A Purist Plays With Pinocle Inspired by Card Finesse II 247
James Swain Tampa Opener four kings turn face up, face down and then each take on appearance of selection. Cards change back to kingsVariations Don't Blink 3
James Swain The Capitulating Queens packet trick where four queens change to different colored backs (Based on Gardner's "All the Conformists")Variations Don't Blink 49
Darwin Ortiz The Capitulating Queens - Handling Variation Inspired by Don't Blink 52
James Swain Seven Jokers three jokers placed reversed between four others turn into selections before reverting back into jokers Don't Blink 103