57 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Sympathetic Effects / Sympathetic Thirteen & Variations
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Nate Leipzig The Sympathetic Clubs double facers
1938 Greater Magic 562
Herbert Milton Sympathetic Clubs twelve double facers
1939 The Jinx (Issue 53) 380
Herbert Milton Sympathetic Clubs two decks, reprint from The Jinx
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 218) 870
Dr. Jacob Daley Thoughts on Sympathetic Clubs
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 218) 872
Orville Wayne Meyer Clubbed
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 224) 895
Edward Marlo Impromptu Liepzig Leipzig
1953 The Cardician 95
Ronald B. Edwards Weird Control two suits are shuffled match in order
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 278) 1112
Nick Trost Simultaneous deck is riffle shuffled, one suit is placed in spectator pocket and all others suits shuffled again, one suit matches order from cards in spectator's pocket
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 32
Charlie Miller Imitative Cards
1961 An Evening with Charlie Miller 26
Nate Leipzig Sympathetic 13
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 176
North Bigbee Bigbee's Simplified Sympathetic Cards
1972 Magick (Issue 46) 229
Karl Fulves Carbon Copy two packets with ace to four are sympathetic
Related to 1973 Notes From Underground 11
Herb Zarrow Swindle Mates matching order of two suits, swindle switch
1974 Epilogue (Issue 21) 196
Paul Curry A Swindle Of Sorts see also Bruce Bernstein's "Eat at Joe's"
Related toVariations 1974 Paul Curry Presents 7
Karl Fulves In Sync mini version, four and four cards
1976 Epilogue (Issue Special No 5) 300
Paul Curry, Terry Morgan Future Shock two sets of ESP cards match, swindle switch
Related to 1977 Special Effects 90
Ken Krenzel The Impromptu Sympathetic Ten ungaffed
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 109
Kevin Davie Copy-Cat two decks, ungaffed
Apr. 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 8) 554
Derek Dingle The Sympathetic Cards double facers
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 150
Edward Marlo Leipzig Would have Loved This! ungaffed, odd-backed, using Curry's Swindle Switch
VariationsAlso published here 1983 Marlo without Tears 95
Jerry K. Hartman Suit-De-Suit different method without bluff-switch
Inspired byAlso published here 1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 169
Larry Jennings L.J. On Leipzig's Sympathetic Cards ungaffed
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 201
Edward Marlo Liepzig Would Really Have Loved This Leipzig, double index cards
Variations 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 255
Sam Schwartz Four Square with two packets of four cards
1989 And a Packet of Cards 59
Alex Elmsley Mini-Milton five cards
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 54
Alex Elmsley Mixed Marriages two royal flushes from two decks, they magically arrange in same order and one selected value transposes
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 58
Christoph Borer, Thomas Otto Die Wahrsagerin
Related toAlso published here 1991 Magie 17
Jerry K. Hartman Suit-de-Suits different method without bluff-switch
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 Card Craft 470
Alex Elmsley, Charles Sanders Peirce Through Darkest Peirce cards are dealt out multiple times to mix them, yet they are mated, relation to Sympathetic Cards
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 401
Philip T. Goldstein Dupacetic four cards of each suit
Inspired by 1994 Thabbatical 69
Robert Parrish Sympathetic Magic with comments about the effect by Charlie Miller, for stand-up
1995 Great Tricks Revisited 49
Simon Aronson Suit Yourself one deck mixed face-up/face-down, other deck shuffled twice and named suit removed, in first deck this suit is reversed in same order
Inspired by 1995 Simply Simon 144
Jeff Busby History and Background on the Germain Flash Card Change and Sympathetic Cards
Related to 1996 Auto-Twist & Isolated Aces 9
Nick Trost Swindle Suits based on "The Tarot Speaks" marketed by Arthur Emerson
Related to 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 43
Jörg Alexander Weber The Sympathetic Ten card piles in glasses
Also published here 1998 The Book 92
James Swain, Herbert Milton, Nate Leipzig Sympathetic Thirteen specially arranged decks of ungaffed cards
1999 21st Century Card Magic 131
Jörg Alexander Weber Die Sympathetischen Zehn
Also published here 2000 ZauberKunstStücke — Band 1 53
Paul Curry A Swindle of Sorts see Bruce Bernstein's "Eat at Joe's"
Related to 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 245
Christoph Borer Die Intuition des Spielers
Also published here 2002 Anam Cara auf Zirkeltour 2002 19
Christoph Borer Die Intuition des Spielers
Also published here 2003 Bisingen 03 18
Wesley James Follow That Card II "alpha"
  • Phase I: Ace through Four of Clubs & Spades are sympathetic, with additional red cards in play
  • Phase II: repeat variation
  • Phase III: follow the leader with the two four-card packets
  • Phase IV: four spades put in different pockets, clubs vanish and reappear with spades as pairs in pocket
Inspired by
  • "Follow That Card" (Bro. John Hamman, marketed item)
2004 Enchantments 208
Wesley James Sympathetic Blacks "beta", credit information on the plot
2004 Enchantments 240
Dave Campbell Mix 'n' Match
Inspired byRelated to 2004 The Dave Campbell Legacy 83
Jon Racherbaumer Select Bibliography on "The Sympathetic Cards" with comments on the effect
May 2005 Antinomy (Vol. 1 No. 2) 9
Edward Marlo Parallexis using Spades suits from two decks
Inspired by May 2005 Antinomy (Vol. 1 No. 2) 9
Christoph Borer Gambler - Die Intuition des Spielers
Related toAlso published here 2006 Compilation 65
Nick Trost Sympathetic Suits
2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 50
Edward Marlo Leipzig Would Have Loved This! ungaffed, odd-backed, using Curry's Swindle Switch
Also published here Sep. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 9) 30
Howard Hamburg, Paul Curry Taste of Curry
Inspired by 2009 The "D" Notes 23
Helder Guimarães Deepest Sympathy
2011 Ontology Project 8
Karl Fulves Milton "In Order"
combination of palindrome and sympathetic plots with five cards
Related to 2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 572
Tomas Blomberg Marlo Might Have Liked This Sympathetic Cards version, part of the effect occurs during the revelation, odd-backed
Inspired by 2014 Blomberg Laboratories 178
Jim Steinmeyer Deepest Sympathy seven cards arranged by spectator match prediction, hands-off, dealflipdropcut
Related to 2015 Devilish Impuzzibilities 12
Paul Vigil Sympathy (for the Devil) Cards "or Cartas con Simpatia Diabolica"
two packets end up in the same order, despite mixing procedures, one packet mixed again and its order typed into phone, performer's phone rings
  • Part 1: My Condolences
  • Part 2: Can You Hear Me Now?
Inspired by 2017 The Doors of Deception 227
Bob Farmer Macau Casino Shuffle #1 Ace to King of Hearts and Spades are each shuffled, performer deal-mixes them, one is sorted, then both are in same mixed order, then spectator cuts one of the suits and the order matches prediction
Related to 2017 The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 12
Bob Farmer Macau Casino Shuffle #2 version with thirteen duplicates
Related to 2017 The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 18
Jon Racherbaumer A Miltonian Mash Up
  • Exhumations
using the Swindle Switch and DealFlipDropCut
July 2021 Genii (Vol. 84 No. 7) 50