60 entries in Numbers / Magic Square
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Theodore Annemann The Improved Magic Square Presentation The Book Without A Name 42
Royal Vale Heath The Lucky Number Magic Square 3x3 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 16) 79
Royal Vale Heath Magic Squares chapter on Magic Squares, discussing
- The Three Square
- The Five Square
- Odd and Even Cell Squares
- The Eight Square
- The Six Square
Greater Magic 911
Unknown Fun with Magic Squares Greater Magic 915
Unknown Transposing Magic Squares Greater Magic 916
Unknown The Birthday Magic Square Trick Greater Magic 920
Unknown An Historical Magic Square Greater Magic 921
Unknown Segregation of the Odd and Even Numbers Routine Greater Magic 922
Unknown A Mathematical Magic Square Greater Magic 923
Unknown An Intersting Curiosity Greater Magic 924
Theodore Annemann Contest Corner mathematical problem with 3x3 magic square, see page 396 for solution The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 392
Don Costello, Dai Vernon, Martin Gardner The Tit-Tat-Toe Trick Packet of nine cards used to play tic-tac-toe with a spectator (face up and down cards). Finale is revealed that the result is a magic square, each row/column/diagonal adds up to fifteenRelated toVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 28
Mel Stover Stover's Prediction Four by four square drawn on calendar, four circles drawn (draw circle and cross out row and column each time), magician divines the sum Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 49
Max Katz Magic Squares with Playing Cards 72 fundamental solutions to the card square with formula 26 Originals 21
Bert Allerton Simplified Magic Square The Close-Up Magician 20
Tony Corinda The Magic Square 5x5Related to Mnemonics and Mental Systems 65
Harry Lorayne The Fantastic Card Square magic square routine with cards, then a named number Personal Secrets 39
Chan Canasta Oops 3: Matches and loose change Grid of sixteen cards, spectator chooses cards one by one while eliminating all the cards in the same row/column as the card. Then add up values of the cards, and total is predicted Book of Oopses 8
Harry Lorayne The Memory Magic Square combination of magic square and memorizing list of random objects Reputation-Makers 193
Harry Lorayne Instant Magic Square Reputation-Makers 206
Robert E. Neale Fold, Cut, and Fail pre-folded paper square with sixteen digits in two colors, folded and cut, all digits of one color except chosen one is in one pile
- Part One
- Part Two
- Part Three
- Final Notes
Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 4) 595
Wilbur T. Kattner Tarot Trick Nasick magic square with sixteen tarot cardsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 11) 785
Terry LaGerould "No Memory" Magic Square Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 195
Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic square, see also Mel Stover's "Days Of Force" in Phoenix #77 and "The Irrisistible Force“ in New Phoenix #340Inspired byRelated toVariations The Violet Book of Mentalism 8
Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic squareInspired byRelated to shuffled lecture 4
Stephen Tucker Magic Square spectator mixes numbers in a plastic sliding numbers sorting puzzle, magic square Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. 20) 391
Karl Fulves Introduction about the Magic Square effect and some sources Instant Magic Square 1
H. Adrian Smith H. Adrian Smith's Instant Magic Square commentaryRelated to Instant Magic Square 2
H. Adrian Smith The Magic Square reprinted from referenceRelated to
  • "Master Mysteries of 1933", H. Adrian Smith
Instant Magic Square 2
Karl Fulves Comments on the Instant Magic Square Instant Magic Square 4
H. Adrian Smith Discussion with Royal Heath Instant Magic Square 4
Royal Vale Heath A Mathemagical Magic Square reprinted from referenceRelated to
  • The Sphinx, August 1936
Instant Magic Square 4
Karl Fulves Further Comments on the Magic Square 4&4 and 5&5 Instant Magic Square 5
Karl Fulves Magic Squares introduction Self-Working Number Magic 59
Stephen Clark The Broken Square No. 36, square with two parts missing, still magic square, used for force Self-Working Number Magic 61
Unknown Swindle Square No. 37, six spectators have a slip with a number and multiply it with their position, numbers used for a Magic Square Self-Working Number Magic 62
Karl Fulves Anti-Magic Square No. 38, getting many different totals in a 3x3 square Self-Working Number Magic 63
Unknown Curious Magic No. 39, 4x4 square with total 264 in all directions, all different numbers and can be turned upside down on its head Self-Working Number Magic 64
Unknown The Marrakech Game No. 35, numbers on 3x3 square used for variation of Tic Tac ToeRelated to Self-Working Number Magic 60
Unknown Add and Subtract No. 40, puzzle with number pairs Self-Working Number Magic 64
Unknown The Paradox No. 41, paper with numbers cut up, can be arranged so that center misses Self-Working Number Magic 66
Karl Fulves The Automatic Magic Square No. 42, instantly filling out a 4x4 square for a number between 22 and 100 Self-Working Number Magic 68
Mel Stover Non-Transitivity with a Magic Slant Epoptica (Issue 6) 391
Karl Fulves Square Numbers columns and rows in magic square as nontransitive set with special properties, applied to chips game
- The Basic Squares
- Alien Numbers
- Twofer
- Advantage Player
Swindle & Cheat 25
Karl Fulves Markers ideas related to nontransitive games
- Simple Sets (Dualities, Royal Family)
- Unequal Sets
- A Nontransitive Pyramid
- Flat Dice
- Parity Dice (4 Thru 9 Dice, 2 Thru 10 Dice, 1 Thru 12 Dice, 36 Number Dice)
- House Dice
- High Percentage Games
- 3 Blind Dice
- Little Bingo
- Odds On
Swindle & Cheat 52
John Northern Hilliard Magic Squares Fragmentary Notes by Hilliard More Greater Magic 1145
David Berglas Magic Squares including a birthday in the square
- Constructing Magic Squares
- The Personalised Birthday Square
Related to The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 457
David Berglas Quartered Magic Square with 2x2 squares, that build a 4x4 square and can be rearranged anyway they like, birthday is includedRelated to The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 501
David Ben Abstract Thought performer paints magic square for a thought-of age. Tricks 117
Sam Schwartz On The Square "A Magic Square Routine"
spectator takes any row or column of a 4x4 cards layout, values added, matched number of cut-off cards
Inspired by
  • Ted Lesley Magic Square routine
Related to
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 301
Karl Fulves Diminishing Squares magic square in which four numbers can be removed and a magic square remains, applications
- Paycheck Poker
- The Collins Square
- Square Notes (fragmented magic squares)
Inspired by
  • Judah-Guest "Bi Color Cut"
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 323
Sam Schwartz Simplex Square birthday squareVariations Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 405
Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves Alphabet Square 5x5 square, numbers are converted to letters to spell out namesInspired by Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 409
Robert E. Neale Draw For The Devil nine cards, performer and spectator alternately put them in a 3x3 square à la Tic Tac Toe, a magic square for six resultsInspired by Prolix (Issue 2) 85
Robert E. Neale Fold, Cut and Fail Pre-folded paper square with sixteen digits in two colors, folded and cut, all digits of one color except chosen one is in one pileAlso published here This Is Not a Book 188
Mel Bennett The Force Methods number forces
1. using number cards (Magigram, Amazing Trelba)
2. "Newspaper Prediction" (Martin Gardner, Magic, August 2005, also Ibidem?)
3. 4x4 matrix
4. magic square
Related to Xtra Credit (Issue 10) 69
Max Maven Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic squareRelated to The Black Book of Mentalism 4
Roberto Giobbi Magic Square 3x3, with card Hidden Agenda (Issue Jan 25) 29
Roberto Giobbi Magic Square Idea Related to
  • Guyot, Vol. 3, 1735 edition p. 79
Hidden Agenda (Issue July 27) 215
Christoph Borer Das Magische Quadrat focus on presentation, magic square with birth date 21 118