die magischen würfel\n"by h. sch., dresden", three dice thrown, calculations with top and bottom numbers, a sum is divined\n unknown
1896
der zauberspiegel
Unknown

Die magischen Würfel

"by H. Sch., Dresden", three dice thrown, calculations with top and bottom numbers, a sum is divined

die geheimnisvollen würfel\nthree dice placed on top of each other, some calculations, result divined, two versions\n unknown
1897
die zauberwelt
Unknown

Die geheimnisvollen Würfel

three dice placed on top of each other, some calculations, result divined, two versions

drei würfel werden auf den tisch geworfen und in eine reihe gelegt, worauf man die augen eines jeden derselben errät\nthree dice thrown, spectator does calculations with the top numbers, then performer can divine them, see also p. 48 for version with two dice\n unknown
1898
die zauberwelt
Unknown

Drei Würfel werden auf den Tisch geworfen und in eine Reihe gelegt, worauf man die Augen eines jeden derselben errät

three dice thrown, spectator does calculations with the top numbers, then performer can divine them, see also p. 48 for version with two dice

the double steal\nnumber "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches\nfrank n. dodd\na divination with matches\nfred demuth\ncleromantic chicanery\ne.e. hammill\nfrank n. dodd\njohn scarne\nfrank dodd's prediction\nfrank n. dodd
1937
the jinx 1-50 Frank N. Dodd

The Double Steal

number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches

the devil's die secret\ntop number of die under cup correctly announced, two methods (one with simple cut-out in paper cup)\npaul rosini\n unknown
1940
the jinx 101-151 Paul Rosini, Unknown

The Devil's Die Secret

top number of die under cup correctly announced, two methods (one with simple cut-out in paper cup)

simple dice routine\n- bar bet with four dice (snatching paper away from stack of dice)
- number divination (7-principle) with three dice
- magnetic dice with two dice
- number divination with two dice
- paddle routine with one die
- color changing die\nedward marlo
1943
ireland's yearbooks Edward Marlo

Simple Dice Routine

- bar bet with four dice (snatching paper away from stack of dice)
- number divination (7-principle) with three dice
- magnetic dice with two dice
- number divination with two dice
- paddle routine with one die
- color changing die

dice production and tricks\n1. production of a dice (with a handkerchief)
2. a mind reading trick (with a handkerchief)
3. dipping into the future (prediction on a business card, by herbert hood)\njean hugard\nherbert hood
1944
hugard's magic monthly — volumes i, ii, iii and iv Jean Hugard, Herbert Hood

Dice Production and Tricks

1. Production of a dice (with a handkerchief)
2. A mind reading trick (with a handkerchief)
3. Dipping into the future (prediction on a business card, by Herbert Hood)

devil's die\nspectator thinks of a number between one and six, a die is put under performer's hand and without looking at it the performer shows three sides of the die several times and asks if the selected number is visible, number is eventually divined\njack yates\nhummer's die mystery\nbob hummer\nthe moon die mystery\nbob hummer
1954
minds in close-up Jack Yates

Devil's Die

spectator thinks of a number between one and six, a die is put under performer's hand and without looking at it the performer shows three sides of the die several times and asks if the selected number is visible, number is eventually divined

die and watch mystery\ndie is used to start counting clockwise and anticlockwise on a clock, count to thought-of number, the two hours are added together and magician can divine the number on the die\nmartin gardner
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Martin Gardner

Die and Watch Mystery

Die is used to start counting clockwise and anticlockwise on a clock, count to thought-of number, the two hours are added together and magician can divine the number on the die

frank dodd's prediction\nnumber "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches\nfrank n. dodd\nthe double steal\nfrank n. dodd
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Frank N. Dodd

Frank Dodd's Prediction

Number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches

hummer's die mystery\nmagician uses dice to divine number thought of by spectator, principle is similar to 21 card trick / gergonne's pile problem. spectator thinks of a number between one and six, a die is put under performer's hand and without looking at it the performer shows three sides of the die several times and asks if the selected number is visible, number is eventually divined\nbob hummer\ndevil's die\njack yates\nfrom gergonne to gargantua\njoseph diez gergonne
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Bob Hummer

Hummer's Die Mystery

Magician uses dice to divine number thought of by spectator, principle is similar to 21 card trick / Gergonne's Pile Problem. spectator thinks of a number between one and six, a die is put under performer's hand and without looking at it the performer shows three sides of the die several times and asks if the selected number is visible, number is eventually divined

the thirteenth turn\ndie is turned according to some rules, divination of amount of turns (extra turn or not)\nmartin gardner\nodd and even dice\nmartin gardner
1964
the new phoenix 351-400 Martin Gardner

The Thirteenth Turn

die is turned according to some rules, divination of amount of turns (extra turn or not)

some difference\nvalues of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in henry christ's "sum & difference"\nkarl fulves\nsome difference\nkarl fulves
1968
epilogue Karl Fulves

Some Difference

values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"

odd and even dice\nthree dice are turned according to some rules, then the chosen die is divined\nmartin gardner\nthe thirteenth turn\nmartin gardner
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 Martin Gardner

Odd And Even Dice

three dice are turned according to some rules, then the chosen die is divined

future thot\ndice with (larger) numbers used for number divination\nl. vosburgh lyons\nidea of royal heath\nfuture thought\nl. vosburgh lyons
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 L. Vosburgh Lyons

Future Thot

dice with (larger) numbers used for number divination

fate\npair of mates revealed by counting down to numbers rolled with dice, in second trick spot cards indicated number on die\ncharles brent\ndicycles\nsteve beam\ndouble dicycles\nsteve beam\ndoug canning
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 Charles Brent

Fate

pair of mates revealed by counting down to numbers rolled with dice, in second trick spot cards indicated number on die

some difference\nvalues of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in henry christ's "sum & difference"\nkarl fulves\nsome difference\nkarl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle set-ups Karl Fulves

Some Difference

values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"

the 12¢ solution\n"math trix"
twelve pennies, two dice, pocket watch, dice total divined along with dates on chosen coin and setting on watch\nkarl fulves\nmurder, inc.\nkarl fulves\nit's murder\nbob hummer\nmillion-dollar mystery\nbob hummer\n unknown
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Karl Fulves

The 12¢ Solution

"Math Trix"
twelve pennies, two dice, pocket watch, dice total divined along with dates on chosen coin and setting on watch

dice and card revelation\ncard found at number rolled on dice, then performer pulls out pair of cards that match the numbers on the dice\nnick trost
1976
subtle card magic: part two Nick Trost

Dice and Card Revelation

Card found at number rolled on dice, then performer pulls out pair of cards that match the numbers on the dice

blind dice #1\nno. 43, two dice are rolled and turned over to some rules and the numbers added and card at this position remembered, performer finds it\nkuda bux\nkarl fulves\nblind dice #2\nkarl fulves\nmaking the point\nkarl fulves
1976
self-working card tricks Kuda Bux, Karl Fulves

Blind Dice #1

No. 43, two dice are rolled and turned over to some rules and the numbers added and card at this position remembered, performer finds it

blind dice #2\nno. 44, three dice are rolled and turned over to some rules and the numbers added and card at this position remembered, performer finds it\nkarl fulves\nblind dice #1\nkuda bux\nkarl fulves
1976
self-working card tricks Karl Fulves

Blind Dice #2

No. 44, three dice are rolled and turned over to some rules and the numbers added and card at this position remembered, performer finds it

astro dice\nusing zodiac cards and pair of dice, one die is hidden and number divined, instructions with zodiac cards\nlarry becker
1978
world of super mentalism Larry Becker

Astro Dice

using zodiac cards and pair of dice, one die is hidden and number divined, instructions with zodiac cards

logic dice\ndie is turned around some times according to simple rules, end result is predicted\nkarl fulves\nlogic dice\nkarl fulves
1979
faro possibilities Karl Fulves

Logic Dice

die is turned around some times according to simple rules, end result is predicted

digital dice\ndie is turned around some times according to simple rules, top numbers are noted, this number sequence is predicted or foreseen\nkarl fulves
1979
faro possibilities Karl Fulves

Digital Dice

die is turned around some times according to simple rules, top numbers are noted, this number sequence is predicted or foreseen

the moon die mystery\nnumber from one to six is thought of, three sides of a die are shown to spectator and he is asked if he sees his number, repeated three times and number is divined, without performer ever looking at the dice\nbob hummer\ndevil's die\njack yates\ncolorvision plus math\nkarl fulves\nocto\npaul swinford\nmental die\nbob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets Bob Hummer

The Moon Die Mystery

number from one to six is thought of, three sides of a die are shown to spectator and he is asked if he sees his number, repeated three times and number is divined, without performer ever looking at the dice

the great die mystery\ntwo numbers of a die are predicted, with a paddle move as humorous moment\ngene "phantini" grant
1981
phantini's incredible mental secrets volume two Gene "Phantini" Grant

The Great Die Mystery

two numbers of a die are predicted, with a paddle move as humorous moment

the thirteenth turn\nno. 24, parity principle, spectator can give die twelve or thirteen quarter turns, performer divines amount of turns\nmartin gardner
1981
self-working table magic Martin Gardner

The Thirteenth Turn

No. 24, parity principle, spectator can give die twelve or thirteen quarter turns, performer divines amount of turns

spell-a-die\nno. 25, using the parity principle, instead of counting a number a name is spelled (lincoln or washington), name is divined\nmartin gardner
1981
self-working table magic Martin Gardner

Spell-A-Die

No. 25, using the parity principle, instead of counting a number a name is spelled (Lincoln or Washington), name is divined

future thought\nno. 33, dice with (larger) numbers used for number divination\nl. vosburgh lyons\nfuture thot\nl. vosburgh lyons
1983
self-working number magic L. Vosburgh Lyons

Future Thought

No. 33, dice with (larger) numbers used for number divination

decepta die\nno. 27, folded paper, some corners cut off, spectator rolls die, when paper is opened the holes mirror rolled number\n unknown
1985
self-working paper magic
Unknown

Decepta Die

No. 27, folded paper, some corners cut off, spectator rolls die, when paper is opened the holes mirror rolled number

tube or not tube...that's the question; - die - is the answer\ntube and die appear, chosen side of die is divined (dealer's item), props vanish\nflip hallema
1987
epoptica Flip Hallema

Tube or not Tube...That's the Question; - Die - is the Answer

tube and die appear, chosen side of die is divined (dealer's item), props vanish

simulated vision\ndie behind paper screen as prediction, secretly pivoted as required\njoseph k. schmidt\n"divination with a die" (george blake, magigram, march 1977)\nsimulated vision\njoseph k. schmidt
1993
rigmarole Joseph K. Schmidt

Simulated Vision

die behind paper screen as prediction, secretly pivoted as required

Inspired by

"Divination with a Die" (George Blake, Magigram, March 1977)

iced dice\nno. 11, three dice stacked under paper bag, calculation with top and bottom numbers, result predicted or divined\n unknown
1995
easy magic
Unknown

Iced Dice

No. 11, three dice stacked under paper bag, calculation with top and bottom numbers, result predicted or divined

mystery sight\nno. 57, four dice thrown and covered with cups, cards used to divine die values\nkarl fulves
2001
my best self-working card tricks Karl Fulves

Mystery Sight

No. 57, four dice thrown and covered with cups, cards used to divine die values

decoder dice\ndealing of packet according to die throw twice, top card matches prediction and thrown number divined\nkarl fulves
2001
latter day secrets Karl Fulves

Decoder Dice

dealing of packet according to die throw twice, top card matches prediction and thrown number divined

taxi dice\ndie thrown and turned according to rules, final number predicted, presentation for the effect\nreinhard müller\nlogic dice\nkarl fulves
2001
latter day secrets Reinhard Müller

Taxi Dice

die thrown and turned according to rules, final number predicted, presentation for the effect

dial-a-die\nriffle shuffle, twelve cards dealt on table, number of cards according to rolled die transferred, down-under-deal done, ... eventually number on die revealed\nkarl fulves\nstop order\nkarl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker Karl Fulves

Dial-A-Die

riffle shuffle, twelve cards dealt on table, number of cards according to rolled die transferred, down-under-deal done, ... eventually number on die revealed

dice and dates\nthree named four-of-a-kinds laid out, spectator choses one with two dice, card and rolled number divined\nkarl fulves
2007
word play Karl Fulves

Dice and Dates

three named four-of-a-kinds laid out, spectator choses one with two dice, card and rolled number divined

jubilee dice\nthree different-colored dice, calculations, a number from a die is divined\nken de courcy\nitem in "numberplay" (gyles brandreth)
2008
prolix Ken De Courcy

Jubilee Dice

three different-colored dice, calculations, a number from a die is divined

total test\nsix dice with all numbers from one to six on table, spectator covers two groups of three each, performer moves dice under either object around so both totals match, with variations involving prediction or divinations
- the over-under
- workout
- cube count
- the fix is in\nkarl fulves
2008
prolix Karl Fulves

Total Test

six dice with all numbers from one to six on table, spectator covers two groups of three each, performer moves dice under either object around so both totals match, with variations involving prediction or divinations
- The Over-Under
- Workout
- Cube Count
- The Fix Is In

secret spots\n"unexplained"
stack of dice, top covered, problem of easily working out top value on each, posed as a problem\nkarl fulves\nstack 'em up\nbob ostin
2008
prolix Karl Fulves

Secret Spots

"Unexplained"
stack of dice, top covered, problem of easily working out top value on each, posed as a problem

flip dice\nthree dice on table, turned over according to instructions, sum on top divined\nkarl fulves\nmath glass\nkarl fulves
2008
prolix Karl Fulves

Flip Dice

three dice on table, turned over according to instructions, sum on top divined

retrograde dice\n"capturing the past"
three different-colored dice thrown by spectator, numbers added, dice turned according to instructions and numbers added, end sum predicted, number on hidden die divined\nkarl fulves
2008
xtra credit Karl Fulves

Retrograde Dice

"capturing the past"
three different-colored dice thrown by spectator, numbers added, dice turned according to instructions and numbers added, end sum predicted, number on hidden die divined

stack 'em up\nstack of dice, top covered, method of easily working out top value on each\nbob ostin\nsecret spots\nkarl fulves
2009
xtra credit Bob Ostin

Stack 'Em Up

stack of dice, top covered, method of easily working out top value on each

dicey location\na selected card is found by having a spectator roll a dice to generate three random numbers.\nsteve beam\n"curiouser count" (steve beam, semi-automatic card tricks, vol. v, 2004)
2015
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 10 Steve Beam

Dicey Location

A selected card is found by having a spectator roll a dice to generate three random numbers.

deep down dicey location\nfour dice are rolled to arrive at a random number where a selected card can be found in the deck.\nsteve beam\ndicey location\nsteve beam
2015
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 10 Steve Beam

Deep Down Dicey Location

Four Dice are rolled to arrive at a random number where a selected card can be found in the deck.

the baby who knows\nfriend's unborn baby is clairvoyant, can divine what number is inside the box by kicking the mom\n andy (the jerx)
2016
the jerx Andy (The Jerx)

The Baby Who Knows

Friend's unborn baby is clairvoyant, can divine what number is inside the box by kicking the mom