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Theodore Annemann The New Nightmare Effect selected card vanishes and turns out to be card previously removed
Inspired byRelated toVariations Apr. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 7)
27
Karl Germain The Flash Card Change in glass while covored with handkerchief
Related toVariations 1945/27 116
Dai Vernon Explanation of False Shuffle Triumph Shuffle
  • 1. To Maintain the Order of the Reds and Blacks
  • 2. To Maintain the Order of the Entire Pack
Variations 1946
Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 1)
24
Harvey P. Graham Idea for Cards Across with torn card
Related toVariations Mar. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 121)
488
George G. Kaplan Giant Trio-Flight three selected jumbo cards across with envelopes
VariationsAlso published here 1948 113
Juan Tamariz El Valor de un Soplo Magico card at small number, performer counts once and fails, then spectator repeats it and card is found, re-count
Related toVariations 1973 41
Mark Weston Splitz double backer is put in the center of the deck, the cards next to it are removed and the double backer split in two normal cards, the cards match the other two cards
Related toVariations July 1977
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 11)
433
John Carney Bullet Train four Aces up the Sleeve
Related toVariations 1991 168
Verne Chesbro, Vicente Canuto Viaje Insospechado
Inspired byVariations 1993 267
Darwin Ortiz The Psychotronic Card combo
Variations 1995 14
Aldo Colombini Packed Bags chosen card is predicted reversed in deck (optional gag prediction "You will not choose the Queen of Hearts", all other cards are Queens of Hearts)
Related to 1995 65
René Lavand A Few Red Cards, A Few Black Cards (A Follow the Leader)
Related to 1998 62
Barrie Richardson Any Card at Any Number faced deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Club 71, Winter 1990
1999 257
Barrie Richardson The Thirteen-deck Solution
  • The Fifty-two-deck Solution
  • The Twenty-six Deck Solution
  • The Thirteen-deck Solution
  • The Master Chart
Variations 1999 262
Pit Hartling Triple Countdown three cards at three numbers, smith's myth
Related toVariations 2003 68
David Ben Everybody's Card, III
Inspired byVariations 2003 128
Roberto Mansilla Platos en una alcantarilla - Parte I on the importance of words in connection with images
2010
El Manuscrito (Vol. 3 No. 12)
318
Lance Pierce The General Cards with essay on the plot
Variations 2010 3
Roberto Mansilla Sobre la Magia Ficcional on Gabi Parera's concept of Fictional Magic
  • A) Una cuestión de énfasis
  • B) Dualidad Verdad-Mentira
  • C) Mayor expresividad
  • D) Etc...etc...etc...
Related to 2011
El Manuscrito (Vol. 4 No. 15)
444
Roberto Mansilla Amaneciendo divination of thought of cards, each spectator selects one among a group
2011
El Manuscrito (Vol. 4 No. 18)
540
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Outstanding by Roberto Mansilla Mar. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 3)
83
Néstor Frenkel, Roberto Mansilla "Lo ves, y es unda película" interview about the movie on René Lavand "El Gran Simulador"
2013
El Manuscrito (Vol. 6 No. 25)
826
Roberto Mansilla René Lavand - La Imagen del Artista on René Lavand, being an artist
  • Lo primero, alejarse del mago
  • Lo segundo, acercarse a las artes y artistas establecidos
  • Entonces, la originalidad
  • Y por lo tanto, un estilo
  • A pesar del esfuerzo y el tormento
  • Siempre conociendo el por que
  • Hasta consolidarse como maestro
  • Pero antes que nada, hay que serlo
  • Postata
2013
El Manuscrito (Vol. 6 No. 25)
832
Roberto Mansilla Cartomagia de Salón on card magic in a parlour / stand up setting
  • Un intento de definición
  • La cartomagia antigua
  • Para estudiar
  • Una definición
  • El principal problema
  • Participación directa y cercana de alguien. del público
  • Inclinación del plano
  • Ay, Ay, Cuánta belleza
2014
El Manuscrito (Vol. 7 No. 27)
896
Roberto Mansilla Cartomagia de Salón - Karl Germain y el principio de la copa on The Flash Card Change by Karl Germain
  • El efecto
  • El secreto
  • Sobre las virtudes
  • Sobre las versiones
Related to 2014
El Manuscrito (Vol. 7 No. 28)
936
Roberto Mansilla, John Carney Cartomagia de Salón - Cartas a través de la manga four Aces up the Sleeve, miniature card as climax
Inspired by 2014
El Manuscrito (Vol. 7 No. 29)
980
Roberto Mansilla Cartomagia de Salón - El Triple Vuelo
  • Artifices
three selected jumbo cards across with envelopes
Inspired byAlso published here 2014
El Manuscrito (Vol. 7 No. 30)
1020
Roberto Mansilla Rene Lavand: The Image of an Artist
Related to Winter 2015
Quarterly (Issue 1)
35
Roberto Mansilla Fictional Magic Gabi Pareras' theory
  • "Realistic" Magic
  • Fictional Magic
  • A Revision
  • About the Trick
  • Lies vs Fiction
  • Proof vs Evidence
  • Greater Expressiveness
  • The Endless Game
Related to Spring 2015
Quarterly (Issue 2)
5
Roberto Mansilla In Praise of Artifice more on "Fictional Magic", Gabi Pareras and René Lavand
Related to Summer 2016
Quarterly (Issue 4)
13
Roberto Mansilla Ases al Stop deck is shuffled and cards dealt, spectator stops performer and position is marked by a glass placed on top, next four cards are Aces
2016
El Manuscrito (Vol. 8 No. 31)
1089
Roberto Mansilla Agradecimientos
2017 11
Roberto Mansilla Introducción
2017 19
Roberto Mansilla Eureka! deck divided and packets shuffled, with three variations
Inspired byVariations 2017 23
Roberto Mansilla Invertir la baraja turnover of faced deck, with subtlety
2017 30
Roberto Mansilla, Adrian Guerra Pocket Index
2017 33
Roberto Mansilla Outstanding stand up OOTW, cards placed in front of reversed glasses
Variations 2017 35
Roberto Mansilla La Carta al Sobre
2017 45
Roberto Mansilla Dos y Medio two and a half card travel from one packet to another, with handkerchief
Inspired byAlso published here 2017 69
Roberto Mansilla La Carta General treatise on the General Card plot, bibliography
2017 81
Roberto Mansilla La Carta de Todos joker changes into three selections
Inspired by 2017 99
Roberto Mansilla Thanks to Diaconis
Inspired by 2017 111
Roberto Mansilla Top Change of multiple cards three with four cards
2017 116
Roberto Mansilla ¿Cómo luce el olvido? selections turn blank and face appear on blank cards in glass, covered with handkerchief
Also published here 2017 125
Roberto Mansilla Sobre Karl Germain y el principio de la copa on The Flash Card Change by Karl Germain
Related to 2017 137
Roberto Mansilla Appearing Cards deck in glass, two selection appear on top of deck, with handkerchief
2017 138
Roberto Mansilla Hi Germain deck in glass with joker on top, two selections appear in front of joker, one by one, with handkerchief
2017 147
Roberto Mansilla Amaneciendo several spectator get several cards and remember one, divination of all selections
2017 155
Roberto Mansilla Sobre la Cartomagia de Salón on card magic in a parlour / stand up setting
2017 163
Áriston, Roberto Mansilla Triple Adivinación (bolsa de plástico transparente) divination of three cards, using plastic bag
2017 129
Áriston Fuera De Este Mundo using glasses and a plastic bag
Inspired by 2017 165
Ignacio López La Carta en el Pañuelo - El Juego Que lo Haría a Roberto Mansilla a handkerchief, glass and deck appear, then selection appears on handkerchief
Also published here 2018 61
Roberto Mansilla Harmony
  • Artifices
triple stop trick with bells that the spectators ring
Related to Jan. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 1)
50
Roberto Mansilla René Lavand, Magician
  • Artifices
comments on René Lavand
  • Cards Across
  • Card Index
  • Knives
Related to Mar. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 3)
48
Roberto Mansilla Two & a Half
  • Artifices
two and a half card travel from one packet to another, with handkerchief
Also published here May 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 5)
62
Roberto Mansilla Addition with Handkerchief
May 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 5)
63
David Britland Easy Poker
  • Cardopolis
five-card hand is chosen, spectator removes one card and takes another one, it completes a Royal Flush
Inspired byVariations Aug. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 8)
30
Roberto Mansilla Poetic Ideas
  • Artifices
Aug. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 8)
40
Roberto Mansilla Hero: Where One Card Gives Its Life for Another
  • Artifices
card torn in quarters transposes with another card under a glass
Oct. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 10)
44
Roberto Mansilla The Different Forms of Icarus
  • Artifices
Dec. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 12)
78
Ignacio López The Card in the Silk a handkerchief, glass and deck appear, then selection appears on handkerchief
Also published here 2019 33
Roberto Mansilla Introducción
2019 15
Roberto Mansilla Up the Sleeve card in performer's sleeve transposes with card on table, then one card is held by spectator and while shaking his hand, cards transpose
2019 21
Roberto Mansilla Mago vs. Jugador Puertorriqueño four of a kind is produced, then cards change to another four of a king
2019 31
Roberto Mansilla Matching the Cards transformation to other four of a kind
2019 43
Roberto Mansilla Bolas de Esponja thorough spongeball routine, two balls with different color appear from purse frame, travel from hand to hand and vanish back in frame
  • Aparición de dos bolas
  • Ten Count
  • Sin la Cuenta
  • Interceptada
  • En la Mano del Espectador
  • A Guardar, A Guardar
Related to 2019 53
Roberto Mansilla, Roberto Giobbi, Jim Cellini Spongeball Production from Purse Frame
2019 59
Roberto Mansilla Las Navajas color changing knife routine, transposition under handkerchief, in spectator's hands, dual reality suggestion routine and shrinking knife
2019 75
Roberto Mansilla Cambio Sincero color changing knife move
2019 88
Roberto Mansilla Anexo - René Lavand y Sus Navajas on René Lavand's color changing knife routine
2019 114
Roberto Mansilla Volver al Presente card at named number is signed, vanishes among odd-backed four of a kind and appears back at initial position
Inspired by 2019 119
Roberto Mansilla Back to the World using the colors of the backs, cutting cards as markers
2019 135
Roberto Mansilla Predicción Pesadilla selected card vanishes and turns out to be card previously removed to write prediction on its back
Inspired byVariations 2019 149
Roberto Mansilla Agradecimientos
2019 157
Roberto Mansilla Nightmare Prediction
  • Artifices
selected card vanishes and turns out to be card previously removed to write prediction on its back
Inspired by Feb. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 2)
66
Roberto Mansilla The First Tricks of René Lavand: Memories of a Childhood Friend
  • Artifices
Apr. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 4)
62
Roberto Mansilla Metamorphosis
  • Artifices
extra Kings
June 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 6)
60
Roberto Mansilla The Color-Changing Handkerchief "A Tribute to Matisse"
  • Artifices
Oct. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 10)
70
Roberto Mansilla The Mantle of Invisibility
  • Artifices
"(Annotations on an Essay on Cover)"
Dec. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 12)
74
Roberto Mansilla The Color Changing Handkerchief
  • Artifices
"(The Pocket as a Topit)", breast pocket ditch
Feb. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 2)
70
Roberto Mansilla Grains of Coffee
  • Artifices
Apr. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 4)
47
Roberto Mansilla Giant Trio Flight II
  • Artifices
three selected jumbo cards across with envelopes
Also published here June 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 6)
54
Roberto Mansilla The Proust Questionnaire - René Lavand
  • Artifices
Aug. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 8)
54
Roberto Mansilla Chatting with Britland
  • Artifices
five-card hand is chosen, spectator removes one card and takes another one, it completes a Royal Flush
Inspired byVariations Oct. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 10)
60
Gabi Pareras, Roberto Mansilla Chatting with Gabi
  • Artifices
five-card hand is chosen, spectator removes one card and takes another one, it completes an Ace to Five straight
Inspired by Dec. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 12)
50
Roberto Mansilla, Mark Weston Splitz
  • Artifices
double backer is put in the center of the deck, the cards next to it are removed and the double backer split in two normal cards, the cards match the other two cards
Inspired by Feb. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 2)
52
Roberto Mansilla Speed Apparition
  • Artifice
Ace production, locating full suit with last Ace, then new deck order
Apr. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 4)
46
Roberto Mansilla A False Demonstration
  • Artifices
gambling routine
  • First Phase (Ed Marlo's "Lessinout")
  • Second Phase ("Marlo-Gardner Poker Deal")
June 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 6)
66
Roberto Mansilla What Does Oblivion Look Like?
  • Artifices
selections turn blank and face appear on blank cards in glass, covered with handkerchief
Also published here Aug. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 8)
50
Tom Frame (reviewer) Naypes by Roberto Mansilla Sep. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 9)
74
Roberto Mansilla Two Sandwiches
  • Artifices
card appears in sandwich in deck, then cleanly under the hand of the spectator
Oct. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 10)
58
Roberto Mansilla A Finale for Multiple Location
  • Artifices
the eight selections make up the serial number of a bill that is used as a bet
  • With a Borrowed Bill
Dec. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 12)
46
Roberto Mansilla A Thoughtful Journey: Gabi Pareras on Ascanio translated by Pipo Villanueva
Jan. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 1)
23
Roberto Mansilla Gabi Pareras and Fictional Magic
  • "Realistic Magic"
  • Fictional Magic
  • A Revision
  • About the Trick
  • Lie vs. Fiction
  • Proof vs. Evidence
  • Greater Expressiveness
  • The Endless Game
  • More About Gabi Pareras
  • Notes
Jan. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 1)
26
Roberto Mansilla "You Won't Choose"
  • Artifices
card chosen with dealing procedure, gag prediction "You will not choose the Queen of Hearts", all other cards are Queens of Hearts
Inspired by
  • routine in John Born's "Meant to Be"
Related to
Feb. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 2)
56
Roberto Mansilla In Plain Sight
  • Artifices
thirteen different decks are in a glass bowl, card, number and deck chosen
Inspired by Apr. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 4)
48
Roberto Mansilla René Lavand's "Follow the Leader"
  • Artifices
comments
Related to June 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 6)
54
Roberto Mansilla, Dai Vernon The Triumph of the False Shuffle
  • Artifices
one-shuffle solution for Triumph Shuffle as false shuffle
Inspired by Aug. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 8)
52
Roberto Mansilla Spongeball Finale
  • Artifices
two sponge balls vanish in purse frame
Related to Nov. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 10-11)
106
Roberto Mansilla De frente y de dorso - La historia (oficial) de la técnica que creó un género y una imagen research of the history of the back and front palm, Thurston, Downs, Dr. Elliott, Otto Maurer, LeRoy, Houdini
  • Bibliografia
  • Revistas
  • Correspondencia
  • Sitios
2022
Maese Coral (Issue 3)
53
Ben Daggers Hands Off ACAAN deck shuffled and placed in glass
Inspired by 2022 67
Roberto Mansilla South American Notes
  • Artifices
Jan. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 1)
56
Roberto Mansilla South American Notes - Destination: Brazil
  • Artifices
Mar. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 3)
58
Roberto Mansilla Ninty-One
  • Artifices
performer blindfolded, spectator cuts and takes a bunch of cards, performer divines all of them and their sum
Inspired by
  • "Card Calling" (Richard Osterlind, Breakthrough Card System - 20th Anniversary Edition, 2003)
May 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 5)
58
Roberto Mansilla Stop Trick
  • Artifices
three spectators select cards, stop trick with a bell and the three cards, three-way deck
Inspired by
  • "Now!" (Jean-Eugene Robert-Houdin, Secrets of Conjuring and Magic)
July 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 7)
64
Roberto Mansilla Push Thru Failure: Two Movements
  • Artifices
introduction
Sep. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 9)
72
Roberto Mansilla Like an Archer card ends up between sandwich cards in Push-Though Failure
Sep. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 9)
73
Roberto Mansilla A More Magical Phase card chosen and lost, deck cut in half, one half dealt through to show that card is not in it, then Push-Through Failure
Sep. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 9)
74
Roberto Mansilla The Magical Impact
  • Artifices
Nov. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 11)
66
Roberto Mansilla Haikus
  • Artifices
comments on re-count method (first attempt fails) for card at any number
Related to Jan. 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 1)
72
Roberto Mansilla Spanish (Magic) Words
  • Artifices
Ace of Spades is lost, then spelled out in three piles, bottom of other piles has the other Aces, faro
Mar. 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 3)
64
Roberto Mansilla The Unexpected Journey
  • Artifices
Inspired by May 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 5)
66
Roberto Mansilla, Luis Olmedo Luis Olmedo: A Coin in the Fountain
June 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 6)
18
Roberto Mansilla Parlor Card Magic
  • Artifices
on stand-up card magic
  • The Conditions
  • The Techniques
July 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 7)
68
Roberto Mansilla To Change a Card With One Hand for stand-up use
Inspired by
  • "To Change a Card With One Hand" (Robert-Houdin, The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic)
July 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 7)
68
Roberto Mansilla Criss Cross Force for stand-up use
July 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 7)
69
Roberto Mansilla The Trick four packets dealt, four spectators choose a card from their packets each, all found, four key cards start on top
Inspired by
  • "Four Keys" (Frank Garcia & George Schindler, Magic with Cards, 1975)
July 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 7)
69