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Mitsunobu Matsuyama Paradox geometrical puzzle with a playing card that makes a full card face-down, but a piece is left over when assembled face-up
  • The Turnover Tactic
  • Business Card Variation
  • Reference File
Variations 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 18) 1235
Karl Fulves Powerdox rectangle puzzle, two pieces one by one removed but still a rectangle
Inspired by 1980 Curioser 10
Terri Rogers A Jigsaw Puzzle card puzzle as a revelation, Four of Hearts instead of Five of Hearts
Inspired by 1981 Babel (Issue 2) 20
Mitsunobu Matsuyama, Martin Gardner Chronometer Cards cards of one suit are laid out and elimination process is used to arrive at two cards, those coincide with current time
Related to 1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 288
Jon Charles, Mitsunobu Matsuyama Inflation Bite topological puzzle with bill
Inspired by 1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 327
Jim Snapp From Jim Snapp
Inspired by 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 52) 263
Mitsunobu Matsuyama Fortune cards with "He Loves Me", "He Loves Me Not", petal principle
Related toVariations 1993 Rigmarole (Issue 4) 43
Martin Gardner Fortune information on the petal principle force
Related to 1993 Verbatim (Issue 4) 25
Mitsunobu Matsuyama Magic Teaching card selected, down under deal with a packet, last card used to count to selection, every other card Ace through King
1994 Verbatim (Issue 10) 130
Mitsunobu Matsuyama The Knot Scam puzzle
1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 194
Mitsunobu Matsuyama, Martin Gardner Separating Knots two ropes together are knotted, knots separated, with Single Rope Variation, With Silks
Related to 1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 196
George Sands, Mitsunobu Matsuyama "Lucky 13" Force Using a fair dice to force bottom card of seven card packet, by eliminating cards at rolled number repeatedly, independently discovered by Mitsunobu Matsuyama
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 144
Karl Fulves Stebbins Clock clock layout, one card turned over and put in center, counting procedure with the value and last card on count always turned over, remaining card forced
Inspired byRelated to 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 7) 176
David Acer Shot in the Dark (A Professional Presentation)
packet trick with guns on cards, russian roulette presentation, Mitsunobu Matsuyama's Petal Force
Inspired by
  • "Short in the Dark" (Hiroshi Kondo, marketed effect)
1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 193
Mitsunobu Matsuyama, Karl Fulves Petal Force to force a card from Aces and Twos
2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 152
Karl Fulves MM Force more on the working of Mitsunobu Matsuyama's petal force
Related to 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 159
Robin Robertson, Peter Duffie Matsuyama's Mates color, suit and picture/spot are used for down under deal, finding selection and mate
Inspired by 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 88
Mitsunobu Matsuyama Complete Match two piles of five ESP cards and different coins, spectator takes some coins and amount is counted, Ramasee Principle
Also published here
  • "The Magic #42" 1999
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 75
Mitsunobu Matsuyama Cheapest Match two piles of cards are counted depending on coins being heads or tails, variation of Maven idea
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 77
Martin Gardner, Joseph K. Schmidt Riddle Rope knot appears or not
  • The Chefalo Phase
  • Schmidt's Fake Chefalo
Related to 2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 265
John Bannon No card on table is divined with other piles via down-under-deal using Mitsunobu Matsuyama's Petal Principle
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 187
Rajneesh Madhok Down Under the Bar drink predicted via down under deal using Mitsunobu Matsuyama's Petal Principle
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 188
Mitsunobu Matsuyama The Petal Force
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 194
Lewis Jones MatsuNOma Principle Procedure which allows you to perform the petal force by Mitsunobu Matsuyama without a down-under deal.
Related to 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 81