259 entries in Cards / Gaffed Cards & Decks / Deck / Marked deck
  
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Unknown Marked Cards - To distinguish the Suit of each Card suit-only marking
Tricks with Cards 52
Unknown Various Systems of Card-marking
Tricks with Cards 53
Charlier The Charlier System punch marked deck
Tricks with Cards 55
Unknown "Reading" the Cards multiple cards divined with wand, punch marked deck
Tricks with Cards 58
Charlier Artificial Spiritualism removed cards divined, pile cut off by spectator and number of cards as well as number of pips divined, stacked and punch marked
Tricks with Cards 63
Unknown To distinguis the Suit of any given Card by Weight cards with glazed back, marked with water marks
More Magic 50
Charlier The Charlier System of Card-Marking punch marked deck
More Magic 66
Charlier Reading the Cards
More Magic 68
Unknown Card Naming when stack has been shuffled, punch deck
More Magic 81
Professor Hoffmann The Mysterious Pairs several spectators remove two cards each and place them face to face, performer receives one card and names the other, then the pairs come together again in the deck
More Magic 84
Unknown To name the Bottom Card of each of Three Heaps of Cards performer divines bottom cards of three piles by making up mathematical rules with other drawn cards
More Magic 88
Unknown Dasselbe Kunststück in anderer Ausführung No. 30, selection found by weighing each card
Der Kartenkünstler 35
Unknown Grande clairvoyance mysterieuse No. 37, spectator choses card from one deck, then magician from another, they match, both decks marked
Related to Der Kartenkünstler 44
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 1. Methode - 1. Experiment mit Karten medium on chair divines selected cards, marked and coded by performer in way he holds the card
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 39
Unknown Marked Deck Method marking method for back by Wüst
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 39
Unknown Grande clairvoyance mystèrieuse two decks, two chosen cards match, decks marked, one in new deck order, second method with Mexican Turnover, third method in which one card is secretly transferred to the other deck at the beginning
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 60
Unknown Das gezeichnete Kartenspiel
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 129
Unknown Marked Wüstsches Deck
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 6) 84
Carl Willmann Zum Geheimnis der Falschspieler about naturally marked cards
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 6) 93
Carl Willmann Zum Geheimnis der Falschspieler ending of article
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 7) 103
Unknown Ne Plus Ultra - First Method pile of cards removed, noted and placed on pack, after some dealing procedure, the performer divines the cards in face-down layout, also alternative with marked deck or stripper, "quadrating" (p. 50)
Also published here New Era Card Tricks 48
Unknown Marvelous Coincidence two selections from two decks match, double facer deck
Related toAlso published here New Era Card Tricks 158
Unknown Grande Clairvoyance Mysterieuse two cards chosen from two decks match, three methods
Related to New Era Card Tricks 167
Hugo Schrader Das gezeichnete Kartenspiel "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
fully edge-marked deck
Related toVariations Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 10) 145
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, Soltau Das gezeichnete Kartenspiel "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
new method to mark the backs of the Wüst backs
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 11) 161
Eduard W. Lufa Zur Markierung der Karten marking method, marks for suit and value closer together for quicker reading
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 3) 37
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Applications for Edge-Marked Deck also "Magisches Kartenspiel"
locating named card in squared deck and bringing it to top or bottom, identifying removed card
Inspired by Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 1) 16
Unknown Das magische Kartenspiel fully edge-marked deck, divining missing card or reversed card
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 6) 87
Unknown Die verschwundene Karte und das dreifache Couvert No. 15, free selection vanishes from deck under handkerchief cover, reappears in nest of envelopes, envelope index in coat pockets
Related to Der Amateurzauberer 94
Unknown Das non plus ultra-Kunststück part two of translation, with marked and stripper deck variants
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 6) 83
S. W. Erdnase Prepared Cards information and opinion
Related to The Expert at the Card Table 15
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der Gedanke two decks on table, spectator removes thought-of card from other deck
Also published here Kartenkünste 53
Charles T. Jordan The Premo No. 3, card located after three riffle shuffles, interlocking chains, optional with marked deck or blindfolded
Thirty Card Mysteries 17
Charles T. Jordan Change Your Mind? No. 27, one of two cards thought-of, replaced, found
Thirty Card Mysteries 72
Ralph W. Hull Single Card Wonder Prediction spectator shuffles deck, names number and card at that position is predicted, re-deal force
"Eye-Openers" 17
Ralph W. Hull Bicycle Marking System
Variations "Eye-Openers" 17
Jean Hugard The Marked Card Principle
Mental Magic with Cards 26
Unknown A Card Prediction card at named number predicted
Mental Magic with Cards 26
Unknown Coincidence two decks, one in spectator's pocket one in performers, two selections, repeated (spectator plunges in pocket and takes out first card he can get), one marked, card index in pocket
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 78
Unknown Like Thoughts stripper deck and marked deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 276
Michael F. Zens Zens' Card Miracle with marked cards and two decks set-up
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 296
Purvis W. Miller Double Prediction predictions with blue and red pencil match cards selected from blue-backed and red-backed deck, one forcing deck, other one stacked or marked
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 30
Unknown Card Marking Crimp marking system
Expert Card Technique 92
Unknown Gambler's Card Marking System with crimps
Expert Card Technique 131
Bob Hummer Lite-Ning Addition spectator removes an ace or a two face down, then a three or a four and so on, total of added values is divined
Also published here Half-A-Dozen Hummers 5
Herbert Hood The Psychic Slates unseen selection is duplicated on slate, marked & stacked
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 775
Herbert Hood A Thought Out-Thought free selection divined, marked & stacked
Variations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 776
Herbert Hood You and Yours - Me and Mine
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 776
George W. Lord, M. D. Overholser A Peculiar Happenstance two cards in two piles appear at the same position, stacked & marked
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 777
Frederick Mosteller Bravo! five decks, multiple phase mental speller, suits spelled and values counted (count-spell), see Back Room reference for corrections
Related toVariations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 49) 200
John Booth Egyptian X-Ray Scope cards with symbols, card is revealed with the aid of a mysterious tube, juiced deck
My Best 221
Roger Barkann, Unknown Magicana
  • Air Holes (wax pellets to seal air holes)
  • best pencil for marking card
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 2) 138
George B. Anderson Playing Card Mindreading spectator removes cards which helps performer to categorize his question
It Must Be Mindreading 10
Al Baker Long-Distance Telepathy marked
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 406
Al Baker Mental Discernment marked
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 405
Al Baker The Clairvoyant Spectator marked
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 406
Al Baker The Lie Detector marked
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 406
Al Baker The Baker "Readers" Angel-Back brand
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 404
Laurie Ireland The Magnetic Ball rubber ball rolls alone to find selection
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954) 14
Tony Corinda (4) Psychic Sorting Ghost Deck, performer divides deck in to red and black by touch, then sorts the red into hearts and diamonds and odd and even
Related to Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 45
Tony Corinda (5) Colour Conscious with the Ghost Deck, selected card is found at position performer names
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 47
Tony Corinda (6) Another Version of the Princess Card Trick Ghost Deck, with handkerchief
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 48
Edward Marlo Marked Matcho two decks
Marlo Meets His Match 27
Edward Marlo Mental Reselection spectator thinks of an ESP symbol, then he choses one and it matches
  • Method 1
  • Second Method
ESP Handbook and Workshop Kit 21
Edward Marlo The Marlo Peek Deck marked deck, memorized deck
Faro Controlled Miracles 41
E. Leslie May Revelation cards on table are turned over, one is covered and card is divined
Inspired by The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 399) 423
Mike Rogers Seclusion solution
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 56
Al Koran Double Thought spectator finds performer's card and the other way around, marked deck
Related toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 89
Al Koran Card Prediction marked deck, prediction with nail writer
Al Koran's Professional Presentations 95
Edward Marlo Marlo Edge Reader - Putting in the Work edge marking system for Bee back, handling and locating in riffle shuffle position
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Edge Reader) 1
Edward Marlo Quadruple Match selection is matched with three mates, edgemarked deck
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 6
Edward Marlo The Named Four cutting to any four of a kind called for, edgemarked
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 9
John Ackerman Dichotomy Follow-Up performer names spade card which spectator put in his pocket, marked faces
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 104
Bruce Cervon Readers performer locates card while wearing suspicious glasses, when spectator wears glasses he sees the marks, but all card are marked with same value
Related to
  • p. 108 for forcing deck idea by Lu Brent
Also published here
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 106
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge On Edge edgemarked deck
Between Two Minds 23
James G. Thompson Jr. Fabric Fantasy three thought of cards are removed and put under a handkerchief, performer divines all three, edgemarked deck
Between Two Minds 24
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Medium Rare edgemarked deck and code
Between Two Minds 26
Ned Rutledge Mr. Know-It-All cards are removed and pushed back in the deck or in spectator's pocket, performer divines amount of moved cards and also the name of the cards, edgemarked
Between Two Minds 28
James G. Thompson Jr. Deck Stabbing stabbing a knife next to a named card, edgemarked
Between Two Minds 30
Edward Marlo Marked Memory marking numerical stack number of memorized deck instead of card value
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 152
Edward Marlo The Marked Deck "how to control it, without obviously running through the pack to find it, is our concern"
- For One Card
- For Two Cards
- For Three Cards
Advanced Fingertip Control 71
Alan Brown Future Ghost cards thought-of and not removed from deck, one-way faces or edge-marks or one-way crimp, see also p. 373 and p. 684
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 357
Karl Fulves Theoretical Readers edge marked stay stack to locate selection and its mate
Related to Epilogue (Issue 13) 104
William Patterson Precognition! prediction of ESP symbol, in a book
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 36) 178
Jules Lenier Dealer's Choice two decks, one card removed face down is reversed in second deck
The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 38) 188
Edward Marlo For the Color Blind card with binary marks chosen from one deck is shuffled to top via faros in stacked second deck, badly explained
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 49
Karl Fulves Marked Miracle naming chosen card without looking at cards
Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part Two 68
Francis J. Baker Alpha Card Act
  • First Trick (spectator choses card from one deck, performer from another, they match)
  • Second Trick (spectator initials card on back, performer the Three of Hearts on face, but later the Nine of Hearts is initialed on face and on back)
  • Third Trick (two cards reversed in two decks match)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 629
James G. Thompson Jr. Another Dimension single card prediction in envelope, partial two-way forcing deck
Inspired by The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 69) 343
Paul Curry Mindmaster spectator always gets two cards and decides whether they are mixed or have the same color
Paul Curry Presents 100
Paul Curry Odds And Evens spectator always gets two cards and decides whether they have an odd or even total
Paul Curry Presents 106
Karl Fulves Prophet #2 deck is divided and to spectator's think of a number, performer predicts cards at the thought of number in each half, half forcing stack
Close-Up Mental Magic 42
James G. Thompson Jr. No Way two spectators decide on a number up to 25, first spectator counts down to that card in half the deck, performer writes down two cards, second spectator counts down, both cards match prediction
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 787
Karl Fulves, Don Nielson Liars Convention magician blindfolded, three spectators choose cards two exchange cards, magicican knows who and the cards, marked stacked deck
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 412
Karl Fulves An Infinity Of Footnotes application of the Stevens Control with crimps (1), edge marks (2), stabbing (3), as a cull (7), and more
Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Two 108
Unknown Marked Cards Plus cutting named card to top, stacked and marked
New and Novel Knowledge 27
Ralph W. Hull, Jerry Mentzer Method of Marking Cards for Bicycle Rider Back
Inspired by New and Novel Knowledge 29
Philip T. Goldstein Dangerous Game russian roulette themed card trick, one of five card is selected and turned over at last
The Blue Book of Mentalism 13
Alan Shaxon Twisted Psychometry three cards change into selections, with a display board
Practical Sorcery 23
Burling Hull "Visual Thought Projection" five unknown cards from jumbo deck put on stand, one chosen, same card is reversed and odd-backed in another deck
The Amazing World of Mentalism 50
Sandy Spillman ... Star Bright! zodiac cards, divination of selection, method to make cards look older
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 176) 877
Unknown Gedankenlesen two decks, selection is found in second deck
Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 118
North Bigbee Viermal Übereinstimmung marked stripper deck, four aces of two decks, performer and spectator put cards in same order
Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 120
Larry Becker Perplexing ESP Plaques marking system for ESP cards, business cards etc., address
World of Super Mentalism 33
Erik Jan Hanussen Brain-Child prediction of ESP card, initialed envelope
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 220) 1098
Jack Yates The Number Force card named, numbers jotted down and summed up, card at that position
  • Plus a Marked Deck (card pushed out of marked deck instead of named)
Jack's Pack 5
Larry Becker Ghost Image deck of blank cards, prediction of amount of cut cards and thought of card
The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 140
Larry Becker Espitome two sets of five cards, matching
Inspired by
  • Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic" and Barry Stevenson's "C.I.D."
The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 180
Paul Swinford Magnetic Coincidence selection by spectator and performer are found next to each other by stop procedure, marked and half forcing deck, gilbreath
Arcane (Issue 2) 15
Neil Somerville In Anticipation
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 6) 864
Bob Hummer Lite-Ning Addition spectator removes an ace or a two face down, then a three or a four and so on, total of added values is divined (1940)
Also published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 10
David Britland Zennerism five ESP cards (or Ace through Five), one is pocketed by spectator and the rest are put down in pairs alternating with performer, all match, marked or impromptu
  • Effect
  • Preparation
  • Performance
  • Notes
Zennerism 1
Thomas Alan Waters No. 4: Card Reading card prediction, with tarot or playing cards, in context of a reading
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 183
Gene "Phantini" Grant Estimation "A Matter of Debit and Credit" with blank cards, Larry Becker's "Ghost Image" Deck
Inspired by Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 40
Gene "Phantini" Grant It Is an Incredible Coincidence some blank cards are cut and put in pocket, several billets with numbers, spectator choses one and it matches the amount of cut cards, with Larry Becker's "Ghost Image" Deck
Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 43
Stephen Tucker Mark same as Sandwich Box, with marked cards as convincer
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 1) 3
Leslie Anderson Liar... spectator selects group of cards and lies at one card
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 275) 1373
Alexander One Ahead combining a stacked deck with marked cards
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 278) 1388
Unknown The Juice Deck
Card Finesse 192
Karroll Priest Edge Marks edgemarked deck
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 300) 1499
Roy Baker Knock Out Reading Mind reading (name of card, chosen design, dice throw, chosen color, reading on health, wealth, love, luck, occupation, birthdate, answer any question in mind)
Baker's Capers 24
Edward Marlo Scratch Marked Deck scratch that can be felt, one mark for two values
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 9
Edward Marlo The Sight Marked Deck one mark for two values
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 10
Edward Marlo Scratched Deck as a Reader card counting application
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 12
Thomas Alan Waters Twindow two decks, one is cut and card turned over, both deck are dealt until face up cards, same card on same position in other deck, position is predictet
Inspired by
  • Eddie Joseph's "Staggered"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 621
Stephen Tucker The Brail Deck Marking system by making indentations (similar to punching cards)
The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 50
Jan Torell Mein Computer-Deck edgemarked deck
Rund um den Zaubertisch 17
Dr. Stanley Jaks Visual Thought Projection card from jumbo deck is selected, same card is found revered in regular deck, stage version for "The Mystery of the Scarab"
Also published here The Incredible Dr. Stanley Jaks 9
Robert Cassidy, Darryl Harris The New Thought Card using a one-way marked deck, impromptu version (Darryl Harris)
Inspired by The Art of Mentalism 44
Robert Cassidy The Pendulum spectator holds pendulum and performer asks questions, card is divined, then sealed selection is divined using the pendulum by the performer
The Art of Mentalism 47
Unknown Marked Cards combination of marked cards and stack
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 29
Thomas Alan Waters Trumpery variation of Gypsee
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 787
Thomas Alan Waters Marked Decks for tarot cards
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 800
Dai Vernon Punched in the Face peeked at card instantly named, punch marked deck
The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 158
Bruce Cervon Readers cards are apparently marked, but all the same
Also published here The Cervon File 223
Edward Marlo Treasure Chest Mentalism two reversed cards in two decks match, stack and marked cards, two methods
Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 164
Edward Marlo Marked Control marked deck, key card
Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 168
Edward Marlo Four Told four card prediction with marked deck
Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 169
Christoph Borer Die Macht der Psychologie
Also published here Seminarheft 3
Christoph Borer Thought Rise thought of card ends up on top of the deck
Also published here Seminarheft 4
Karl Fulves Faxfiction three cards on fax machine, two exchanged, image sent, performer on other end names position of unchanged card
Inspired by Quick Card Tricks 22
Edward Marlo Marked Memory marking with stack numbers instead of card value
The Olram File (Issue 4) 6
Martin A. Nash Juice-Work "Chater's Code", dashes and dots
Cardfixes 159
Steve Dusheck Card Prediction jumbo card with 52-on-1, card marked on it, matches selection
Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 37
Al Koran Miracle Wallet Five Star Prediction, edited reprint of "Ken Brooke's instructions" from 1982
  • Another Handling (sixteen cards distributed on table, one chosen, predicted in wallet)
New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 3) 18
Unknown The Devil's Deck edge marked deck, freely removed cards are named
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 140
Steve Beam Marked Phenomena two versions
Inspired byRelated toVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 90
Richard Bartram, Jr. Point of Thought spectator thinks of a card and removes this with two others from a deck, performer removes card with arrow from second deck, it points to thought-of card and matches it
VariationsAlso published here
  • Mystification
Card File 200
Harlow Hoyt The Princess' Scarab five cards, one half of deck is scratch marked on back
More Greater Magic 1228
Karl Fulves Pendax one of five cards selected is divined, marks for long distance reading, three marking methods
Crooked Tales 87
Bob Farmer Marked Cards general comments
Beat 'em, Cheat 'em, Leave 'em Bleedin' 14
Oscar Weigle Gordon's Divination - Marked Version
Great Tricks Revisited 87
Edward Marlo Two Memory Bits - Bit One marking a deck with its stack number
Facsimile (Issue 3) 43
Simon Aronson The Open Index
  • The Open Index
  • Estimate, Glimpse and Cut
A. Glimpse First, then Cut
B. Cut First, then Glimpse
  • Knowing Where You Are
A. Marks
B. Key Cards
C. One Way Backs (see also p. 237)
  • Determining the Desired Card
A. The Target Card is Directly Designated by the Spectator
B. The Target Card is Indirectly Designated, and is Not Known to the Spectator
C. A Target "Position" is Designated
Simply Simon 222
Edward Marlo Mental Reselection spectator thinks of one of five cards, then choses one of them face-down, it's his mental selection, four methods (marked or stacked)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, May 1979
M.I.N.T. — Volume II 402
Karl Fulves Reflex Action reading exercise
Blocking Off 15
Karl Fulves The Edge edge marked cards and riffle culling
Blocking Off 132
Harry Riser Marked Cards and Dealer's School chapter intro
The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 138
Harry Riser Harry's Marking System for Bicycle rider backs, blockout work
The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 138
Harry Riser Reading the Cards ploy to study the back
The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 142
Harry Riser Nail Writer Prediction routine for a direct prediction
The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 143
Harry Riser Dealer's School
  • Phase One (red black separation by feel)
  • Phase Two (shuffle control demo)
  • Phase Three (dealing some hands, performer ends up with Aces)
The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 144
John Morgan The "Birthday" Book birthday book, shuffled deck one card freely selected
L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 83
Mark Garetz, Al Koran Persistence of Thought with camera flash unit
Inspired by Virtual Foolery 12
Karl Fulves He Has Followers No. 1, spectator riffle shuffles once and then deals into two piles part of the deck, follow the leader type presentation for color separation, colors marked on backs
Command Colors 2
Karl Fulves Follow Me No. 3, spectator follows dealing pattern of performer, backs marked for color
Related to Command Colors 7
Unknown Card Marking Systems substances "Pet Eye", "Red Out", "Spot Pen", magnetic markings
The Fine Print (Issue 7) 167
Unknown Marvelous Coincidence two selections from two decks match, double facer deck
Also published here The Fine Print (Issue 8) 226
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy The Royal Magic ESP Deck sky back, star marking
Entertaining ESP 1
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Sight Unseen performer removes thought of ESP card from pocket
Entertaining ESP 3
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Behind the Back single card divination
Entertaining ESP 4
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy ESP by Elimination single card divination, performer eliminates four
Entertaining ESP 4
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Casting a Spell spelling to an ESP card
Entertaining ESP 6
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Square Speller spelling to an ESP card
Entertaining ESP 7
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Symbolic Age card is selected by using spectator's age, divination
Entertaining ESP 7
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Transmission Experiment two sets of five cards, one thought of card is divined
Entertaining ESP 8
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy ESP for Two two sets of five ESP cards, put down in two rows, they match
Entertaining ESP 8
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy ESP for Two, Sight Unseen two sets of five cards, matching of all cards, one by one placed on table
Entertaining ESP 9
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy CoinCidence two sets of five cards, coins land on cards with same design
Entertaining ESP 9
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Psychic Revelation 25 ESP cards, selected is divined
Entertaining ESP 12
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Revelation a la Mindreading divination of an ESP card
Entertaining ESP 12
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Revelation via Pulse divination of an ESP card by feeling spectator's pulse
Entertaining ESP 12
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy It's a Draw ESP sign duplication
Entertaining ESP 12
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy From the Ashes divination of an ESP sign, burning the drawing
Entertaining ESP 13
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Dual Control spectator and performer select ESP card with same symbol
Entertaining ESP 13
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Australian Spell
Entertaining ESP 13
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Australian Deal, Mate card with same ESP symbol found unsing down-under deal
Entertaining ESP 14
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Eliminator spectator deals cards until he remains with one
Entertaining ESP 15
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Psychic Sign card is found by spelling "Psychic Sign"
Entertaining ESP 15
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy One in Six ESP divination of one card
Entertaining ESP 18
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Three Faces three people cut a packet of an ESP deck, all cards are divined
Entertaining ESP 19
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Fantasy five-way match, same ESP symbol
Entertaining ESP 20
Karl Fulves Spread Peek reversed card in middle, also with marked deck
Related to The Fine Print (Issue 10) 320
Neal Elias Marking Cards tactile marks with razor blade at edge of card, key card or fully marked, marking stack number instead of value
Gambling Notes 4
Bob Kohler The Non-Memorized Deck three spectators cuts to cards and remember bottom cards, cue card, deck marked with stack numbers
Kardz 7
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Thought two decks on table, spectator removes thought-of card from other deck
Also published here Hofzinser's Card Tricks 58
Jack Avis Bent Out of Shape six pairs on the table, one is turned over and card remembered, packed and selection are divined
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 105
Wayne Dobson Think As I Think
Inspired by Dobson's Choice 11
David Goldman Gambler's Ghost story about cheating and gambling, out-of-focus marks
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 308
Karl Fulves Marked For Life comments on edge marks and related work, work keeps for long time in borrowed decks
Off The Books (Issue 5) 77
Tino, Oriol El Juego Sin Sentidos designed as a routine for a duo
La Magia Española del Siglo XX 315
Wayne Dobson Spell Check card chosen from one deck, then spelled to in another deck
Dobson's Choice 3 14
Karl Fulves Line of Sight edge marks on twelve cards combined with card counting
Clockwork 38
Christoph Borer Die Macht der Psychologie
Also published here Compilation 73
Christoph Borer Thought Rise thought of card ends up on top of the deck
Also published here Compilation 89
Karl Fulves Ultra Marked Cards comment on microscopic differences in any deck, picked up by high-resolution cameras
Prolix (Issue 1) 64
Karl Fulves Crook's Book three cards taken from shuffled deck and added, word on this page thought-of, performer does the same, spectator divines performer's word and performer the spectator's page number
Prolix (Issue 1) 65
Boris Wild Double Personality a card is reversed in the deck and matches reversed card in second deck
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 188
Michael Powers Subtle Princess performer and spectator each select a card from a five-card packet, performer finds spectator's card and vice versa
Inspired by
  • "People's Princess" (Jon Racherbaumer, GeMiNi online board)
Power Plays 155
Robin Robertson, Steve Dusheck On Your Mark cards openly marked on back, deck is used for mindreading and transposition
Best of Friends - Volume III 182
David Solomon Double Open Open Prediction effect with two cards predicted correctly
The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 101
Karl Fulves Eureka deck separated in colors, unknown black card pocketed by spectator, guessed by spectator, then red card pocketed by performer and guessed by him, both match
Related to Prolix (Issue 3) 173
David Solomon Doubly Open
Inspired by The Wisdom of Solomon 172
Karl Fulves Named Magic Thrust two cards named, two cards pushed in reversed behind back next to them, roughed marked deck
Inspired by Prolix (Issue 4) 235
Fred Robinson Mind Reading at the Marlborough combining stacked and marked deck
The Magic of Fred Robinson 226
Al Koran, Roberto Giobbi One-Deck Do-as-I-Do miscalling
Related to Secret Agenda (Issue July 26) 223
Tony Bartolotta Mexican Mental two cards
Prolix (Issue 8) 536
Karl Fulves Open Marking credit information on marking with actual letters on the back
Related to
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Nov. 1947
Prolix (Issue 8) 556
Karl Fulves Marked Cards "Eureka Moments"
on marked decks and using them
Xtra Credit (Issue 7) 35
Karl Fulves Mark Up "Uses For Paper"
see also following items
  • Rule One
  • A Little Secret
Xtra Credit (Issue 7) 36
Karl Fulves Hands Off Gemini from shuffled deck
Inspired by Xtra Credit (Issue 7) 37
Karl Fulves Mind Scam three digits chosen, deck shuffled and cut into three piles, a chosen value is shown on top or bottom of piles most of the time, proposition bet
Xtra Credit (Issue 7) 38
Karl Fulves Fourbidden
Inspired by Xtra Credit (Issue 7) 39
Karl Fulves Ahead Of The Game values and later suits of six randomly chosen cards divined
Xtra Credit (Issue 7) 40
Max Maven Vegemental six cards with vegetables, two selections made and spelt, then divined
Also published here Maven on Topic: Mentalism 1
Denis Behr Stop It spectator stops dealing at predicted card, repeated twice more
Variations Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 48
Karl Fulves Rider Attached unknown card from blue deck removed, performer puts red-backed duplicate in blue deck, it is found from face by spectator
Prolix (Issue 9) 595
Philip T. Goldstein Spelling the Future think Stop, then card is spelled and leads to a card which performer has predicted
The F.F.F.F. Book 111
Steven Hamilton Knee Jerk spectator names card, optional use of double backer
The Magic of Steven Hamilton 44
Dr. Stanley Jaks I knew that would be Your Card card from jumbo deck is selected, same card is found revered in regular deck, stage version for "The Mystery of the Scarab"
Related toAlso published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 158
Dr. Stanley Jaks Rasputin number and card are written on business card, with other deck number and card is divined
Also published here
  • "Rasputin" in "M.U.M." March, 1974
The Incredible Dr. Jaks 217
Mark Fitzgerald Turnabout Magician uses directions from a cellphone directly to the spectator to locate a selected card.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 36
Lou Hornung Obscured Matrix Five people each think of a card within a group of five, magician divines cards
The Saturday Morning Session 11
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia ESP Reading two sets of five, performer starts putting cards on table, standard method
Inspired by
  • Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic" and a routine by Derren Brown
Also published here
7 Mysteries of Mentalism 47
Max Maven Vegemental six cards with vegetables, two selections made and spelt, then divined
Also published here Session Notes 1
Chris Rawlins Pseudo three phase memory demonstration, first red black, then suits, then naming missing card
Also published here Pseudo 1
Ryan Schlutz Equifinality card composed of chosen suit and value from multiple tabled packets is predicted
Also published here False Anchors — Volume Two 5
Bob Farmer Marked Cards three-way marking system
  • The System
  • Materials for Marking
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 7
Bob Farmer The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox Addendum #1 intro, pen for marking cards
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #1) 1
Bob Farmer Phoenix Marking System
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #5) 9
Bob Farmer Phoenix Marking System #2
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #6) 4
Bob Farmer Svenvoodoo position of freely peeked-at card is named, then chosen card appears at named number, svengali-peek-deck combination, with marking system
Variations The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 101
Ricky Smith Some Applications on using the punch as key card and for various poker deals, punch as pure marking system
Threeve 63
Ondřej Pšenička Hunting the Butterflies History of one-way decks and edge-marked decks, which led to the Butterfly playing cards
The Secret of the Butterflies 6
Ondřej Pšenička What Are Butterfly Playing Cards? Description of how the Butterfly cards should be used

  • The Two-Way Markings
  • The One-Way Markings
  • The One-Way Flower
  • The One-Way Faces
The Secret of the Butterflies 13
Chris Rawlins A Bonus (Pseudo Memory) three phase memory demonstration, first red black, then suits, then naming missing card
Also published here The Event, 2017 63
Johnny Thompson Parrish the Thought spectator stabs performer's signed card, performer spectator's, half the deck signed by performer
Inspired by
  • Robert Parrish trick
Related to
  • "The Incredible Signature" (Barry Stevenson)
  • "Double Pointed Miracle" (Dick Zimmerman, Genii, Vol. 47 No. 11)
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 141
Asi Wind Reverse Engineer spectator names a card and reverses a card below the table, it is the named card
Inspired by
  • Derren Brown effect from "Tricks of the Mind"
Related to
Repertoire 109
Ryan Schlutz Before the Thought eight to ten cards selected from table wash, highest card thought of, predicted in envelope
  • Marking the Deck
  • Reveal Using Wallet
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here False Anchors — Volume Three 17
Dan Fleshman Marked / Invisible Two decks, spectator deals through one deck face up, leaving one card face down. Face down card matches reversed card in the other deck, inspired by trick from Todd Lamanske
Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 80
Tom Gagnon Devilish Transposition thought-of cards from performer and spectator from two decks transpose, using Devilish Switch
Gagnon Unfiltered 411
Steve Forte Chapter 6 - Peeks and Paper
  • Introduction
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 477
Steve Forte Paper general comments
  • paper for cardmen
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 487
Steve Forte Humps blockout work, adding humps with matching ink into white border
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 490
Steve Forte Summary peek and paper with second deal
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 501
Steve Forte gaffed cards some brief comments
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 769
Steve Forte Appendix - Marked Card Summary
  • 1. Foreign Substances
  • 2. Removing Part of the Printed Design
  • 3. Changing the Shape
  • 4. Other Alterations
  • 5. Touch Work
  • 6. Exploiting Manufacturing Variances
  • 7. Invisible Spectrum
  • 8. Asymmetries
  • 9. Defects
  • 10. Esoteric Systems
  • Summary
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1057
Ryan Schlutz Equifinality card composed of chosen suit and value from multiple tabled packets is predicted
Also published here False Anchors 37
Ryan Schlutz Before the Thought eight to ten cards selected from table wash, highest card thought of, predicted in envelope
  • Marking the Deck
  • Reveal Using Wallet
Also published here False Anchors 89