38 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Growing & Shrinking / Micro Macro
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Walter Rollins The Time Machine time machine themed routine
  • small deck changes into large one (Micro Macro)
  • red and blacks separate
  • burnt matches
  • torn and restored bills
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960)
Jerry Mentzer Inflation Cards small playtime cards grow to normal sized cards
1975 37
Patrick Cook, Wesley James Micro - Macro Handling
Related to 1976
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 5)
Nick Trost Expanding Cards Fan of mini cards grow into large cards
Also published here 1976 29
Ron Wilson A Routine for Micro-Macro seated
Also published here 1978 12
Steve Skomp The Shrinking Deck credit correction on page 612, additional credit and sources to Sheldon Waldman and Walt Rollins
Related to Sep. 1981
Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 9)
Edward Marlo Fourth Effect miniature deck becomes normal deck
1981 6
Edward Marlo Fifth Effect enlarging miniature deck which reappears in its small case
1981 7
Paul Harris Torn and Restored Deck using Hamman's "Micro Macro" method
Also published here 1981 169
Edward Marlo Why Didn't I Think Of That shrinking deck
1982 84
Peter Kane The Growing Deck small deck stretched to regular size
1982 75
Bob King Shrinker see page 111 for additional tip
Related to Mar. 1983 57
Jon Racherbaumer Small Fry
Summer 1983
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. Summer Extra)
Michael Powers Mike's Dwarf
Related toVariations 1983 37
Paul Harris Shrunken Twilight using mirror
Variations 1983 87
Paul Harris Extra Special Close-Up Kinda Guy Bonus Effect combination of "Shrunken Twilight" and "Mike's Dwarf"
Inspired by 1983 88
John Kennedy Shrinking Cards card case shrinks, then deck, then deck normal again, visual growing last card
1983 18
Terri Rogers Smaller'n That deck becomes smaller twice, bottom of close-up pad shown as giant selection
Also published here 1986 44
David Regal Small Thinker shrinking deck
1987 102
Ron Wilson Miracle Micro-Macro seated, see also Don Alan for credits
Related toAlso published here 1987 50
Brother John Hamman Micro-Macro (With Gimmicked Cards) queens visibly shrink to miniature cards, mini deck grows to full size except selection
Inspired by 1989 141
Brother John Hamman Micro-Macro (With Regular Cards)
1989 145
Terri Rogers Noch Kleiner? deck becomes smaller twice, bottom of close-up pad shown as giant selection
Also published here Apr. 1989
Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 3)
Jon Racherbaumer Prologue - To Wesley James letter to Wesley James, about first Swipe issue
  • Micro-Macro handling
  • Cannibal credit information
  • Ace Assembly bibliography
Related to Sep. 1991 18
Paul Harris Torn and Restored Deck using Hamman's "Micro Macro" method
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Fantasies Finale)
Don England Micro-Macro Finale miniature Joker placed separately on table, it also grows along with rest of deck
Oct. 1996
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 2)
Nick Trost Nick's Expanding Cards Mini poker hand grows in size to poker-size, gimmick could have inspired Micro Macro
Inspired by
  • "Lohrey's Enlarging Cards" (Carl Lohrey, marketed in The Linking Ring, 1950s)
VariationsAlso published here
1997 220
Wesley James Micro-Macro Handling
  • Making My Micro-Macro & Switch Box Gimmicks
  • Single Micro-Macro Card
  • The Switch Box
1997 33
Wesley James Micro-Macro & The Mat Move Plus visual growing on mat, with Hung Card gimmick
1997 35
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note variation in which the whole deck changes into a half-sized miniature deck
Inspired by 1999 175
Don Alan, Brother John Hamman Micro-Macro Intro
2000 59
Barry Price Price's Protean Pack whole deck shrinks to miniature deck (with rise-rise-rise) as ending of a torn/restored routine, hollowed-out solid deck of cards
2000 46
Don England A Micro-Macro for Jokers nice Joker Bit
2001 57
Don England The Shrink Joker shrinks and grows, than the deck shrinks
2001 70
Don England A Shrink to Pocket Card to Pocket with shrinking Deck Climax
2001 75
John Cornelius The F.I.S.M. Act or Every Card Trick in the World in Ten Minutes among other things: shrinking card case, multiple selection, four-of-a-kind production, shrinking deck, card to credit card, jumbo card in wallet as prediction for named card after some byplay
2001 157
Tom Stone Micro-Macro WOW card to miniature card in Masuda's WOW prop, as part of Micro Macro
2009 6
Johnny Thompson Micro-Macro
2018 279