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The most popular tricks are card tricks. Take a pack of cards and perform a miracle. Some of the masters whoes work you will find here are Dai Vernon, Tony Slydini, Roberto Giobbi and many many more. A pack of cards with its 52 pasteboards allows a shear infinite number of combinations and variations of card tricks. A philosophical question to ask would be if there are a finite number of card tricks possible or an infinite number. Looking at the amount of published card tricks it appears to be for all practical purposes infinite. Nevertheless the classic themes remain extremely popular and effective. It is hard to top a good ambitious card routine, card warp, oil and water, card to wallet (or other impossible locations), or torn and resored card etc. But occasionally we are blessed with the grace of a genius who gives us the gift of a completely new trick, concept or principle.

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Peter Pellikaan

Follow the Hole by Peter Pellikaan

You show four double backer cards, one of which has a big black spot painted on it. You again show the cards and suddenly the card has actually a big black hole and the remaining three cards are double backers as before.

1st edition 2021, video 2 min.

2021 / 4 / 16
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Oscar Weigle

Color Scheme by Oscar Weigle

A wonderful self-working version of "Out of this world" with several variations.

A spectator forms a pattern of face-up and face-down cards which unaccountably separates the colors. This happens despite the spectator shuffling the cards repeatedly. An astounding color-divination effect, done in the spectator's own hands with unprepared cards. Nothing extra required. Complete with "in depth" notes and several variations in effect and presentation by Weigle himself, Martin Gardner and Clayton Rawson.

  • Quick. A packet of about twenty cards is used.
  • The spectator can freely cut a bunch of...
2021 / 4 / 16
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Peter Pellikaan

Dr. Hole 4 by Peter Pellikaan

You start with three cards one of which has a big hole. Mixing them up a bit and suddenly the card with the hole has two holes. One moment later it has three holes. Another mixing and everything is back to where it started, one card with a hole, the other two regular cards.

1st edition 2021, video 3 min 42 s.

2021 / 4 / 12
$15.00

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Satish B

Couples CAAN by Satish B

ACAAN (Any card at any number) is regarded as the holy grail of card magic. Every magician out there has a version or two of his own. Couples CAAN is my addition to the plethora of work already existing on the subject. This trick is best done for a couple on any special occasion such as their anniversary or birthday. John chooses a card from the deck and Nancy thinks of a number. The chosen card is shuffled back into the deck and lost. The cards are dealt one by one. John’s chosen card is found at the number Nancy is thinking of. The magician congratulates the couple on being well connected. ...

2021 / 4 / 11
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Ali Foroutan

MindCAAN by Ali Foroutan

A hands-off card prediction at any number.

"No other method can achieve what your method achieves." - Dan Harlan

"To be honest, I would have more than one method to achieve the same effect, but - and this is a big BUT - Ali doesn't use any of them! So, it is indeed very clean and very fooling." - Jan Forster

Do we really need another 'Card At Any Number?!' We already have so many! So why would you be interested in this? It is a completely hands-off card at any number.

The deck of cards is in the spectator's hands. At no point do you touch the cards. You ask the spectator to think of any number between...

2021 / 4 / 4
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Unknown Mentalist

Thot Card Xchange by Unknown Mentalist

This is an intro price and will go up to $9 from April 26, 2021.

The effect as seen by the audience: The performer displays a red-backed deck and a blue-backed deck. Two participants each choose a deck freely. Then both participants mentally think of a different playing card each. They need not announce which card they are thinking of. Surprisingly, when each participant deals down their respective deck, they find their thought of card missing from that deck. As a kicker twist, each participant's thought of card is found in the other participant's deck.

Another effect as seen by the audience:...

2021 / 4 / 3
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David Jonathan

Threesum by David Jonathan

From a borrowed and shuffled deck a spectator finds his own selection by summing three randomly selected cards.

David Jonathan has completely restructured and reworked an old math principle to make it very deceptive. He removed most of the spectator card counting sequences and thus turned a counting and procedure-heavy trick into a stunningly effective and hard-hitting card routine.

"What David has done with THREESUM is nothing short of incredible! Seriously, no smoke blowing here. How he managed to take an old principle in card magic, remove all the procedure and dress the diabolical...
2021 / 4 / 3
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David Jonathan

Precise Premonition by David Jonathan

A twist on the premonition plot with a multiple kicker finale.

Precise Premonition draws inspiration from Eddie Joseph's staple Premonition effect, but packs in many new magical moments that crescendo with an incredible firework finale. Best of all, it's super practical, very easy to perform, and consistently delivers incredible reactions.

The Effect:

A spectator is given a red deck to hold that contains your prediction. A blue deck is now shuffled and used to create both a playing card and a number. Let's say they settle on the number 10 and the Queen of Hearts. The spectator looks through the deck to retrieve...

2021 / 4 / 3
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George Ernest Arrowsmith

Royal Progress by George Ernest Arrowsmith

All the court cards are found in a borrowed deck repeatedly and genuinely shuffled by the spectators. The performer first produces the Kings, then the Jacks, and lastly the Queens.

The deck is shuffled by a member of the audience. The cards are inserted in a trouser pocket. One at a time the Kings are produced. The spectator shuffles again the pack of cards. The performer puts it behind his back and produces the four Jacks. Again, the cards are genuinely shuffled by the spectator. After making the spectator check that his pocket is empty, the performer inserts the cards into it. Despite all...

2021 / 3 / 28
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Biagio Fasano

Virtual Oil and Water by Biagio Fasano

A completely hands-off Oil and Water routine.

This is a classic "Oil and Water" plot, specially designed to be performed at a distance, but not necessarily so. The magic happens directly in the spectator's hands, whether he or she is next to the magician or miles away on a video chat.

What until now could have been considered only a dream becomes reality within the reach of anyone who becomes aware of the secret: granting a spectator the "power" to perform, comfortably seated in his house.

A routine structured in three steps will then be presented: the illusionist performs first an...

2021 / 3 / 25
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Brick Tilley

Card Rise Through Finger by Brick Tilley

A card is selected, returned to the deck, replaced in the box. The performer holds the box facing outward, his fingers positioned so that they encircle it. There seems no possible way for the selected card to escape. Despite this, the selected card is seen to rise up out of the box, right through the performer's index finger. Once the card protrudes from the box it is removed, spun on the finger, taken off the finger, and exhibited with a hole through the card's center.

(This idea was originally developed by Clayton Rawson in the 1930s and published in the Sphinx. Later Pete Biro unearthed it in...

2021 / 3 / 21
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Werner Miller

Sub Rosa 18 by Werner Miller

Small packet tricks, ESP tricks, spelling tricks, magic squares, and more ...

  • Déjà-vu
  • 4 times 4 for 4
  • Bingo!
  • Trinity
  • Converging Point
  • Spellinary I
  • Spellinary II
  • Penta rhei
  • Semana
  • Where's Gandalf?
  • Pick Me!
  • Attracting Butterflies I
  • Attracting Butterflies II
  • Clairvoyance Test
  • Ro-Ma Spiral 1
  • Ro-Ma Spiral 2
  • Tessera
  • Instant 4x4 Magic Square
  • Instant 5x5 Magic Square
  • Instant 7x7 Magic Square

1st edition 2021, 33 pages.

2021 / 3 / 20
$12.00

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Ralf (Fairmagic) Rudolph

Ghost Riser by Ralf (Fairmagic) Rudolph

A selected playing card rises out of a packet that is inside a bottle. The rising takes about 8 seconds. The rising card can be handed out as a souvenir. The bottle can be inspected before the rising takes place.

1st edition 2021, video 40 min.

2021 / 3 / 20
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Peter Pellikaan

Colour by Peter Pellikaan

You start with four cards that are blank on both sides. A magic gesture and they have suddenly backs and faces.

1st edition 2021, video length 3:12s.

2021 / 3 / 20
$15.00

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Wolfgang Riebe

Commercial Card Magic by Wolfgang Riebe

A teach-in video for card magicians who are searching for reputation-building commercial tricks that are fast, visual, and mind-blowing for a lay audience, yet will also blow away fellow magicians. Full performance video followed by a detailed explanation of every trick. 8 tricks in total of which 5 can be performed with a borrowed deck.

OUT OF THIS WORLD - OUTDONE! The ultimate impromptu version of this classic using a borrowed deck, and it fools magicians too.

UNIQUE ACE APPEARANCES: Are you searching for a truly original and unique 4 ace appearance? Then this is for you.

CARD TO...

2021 / 3 / 14
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Peter Pellikaan

Bizarre Hole by Peter Pellikaan

You present three blank cards and a Joker. The Joker has a big hole located close to a corner. The hole magically moves to the center, then vanishes entirely, and then the four cards change into the four Jacks with no holes showing anywhere.

1st edition 2021, video length 3:15s.

2021 / 3 / 13
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Peter Pellikaan

All Backs by Peter Pellikaan

You show four cards which have red backs on both sides. They change to blue backs, then to four queens with different colored backs, none of them having a red back.

1st edition 2021, video length 6:54s.

2021 / 3 / 11
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Tommaso Guglielmi

Mind Influence by Tommaso Guglielmi

Two semi-automatic ACAANs.

In the main effect, the spectator mentally moves an imagined card into the deck in an imagined position only. All this happens without the mentalist touching the cards and without knowing which card and what number the spectator has thought of.

In the second ACAAN, the spectator generates a random card and number then counts to the generated position and will find the card. All this happens without the mentalist ever touching the cards.

The two effects are very easy to perform and do not require any sleight-of-hand.

1st edition 2021, PDF 8 pages.

2021 / 3 / 11
$23.00

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Brick Tilley

Fine Art of Palming Cards by Brick Tilley

Palming cards, and getting away with it, is one of the most difficult skills in the magician's toolbox. If you've ever wanted to master this sleight here is your chance. This concise tutorial will get you started, or improve your current technique, in order to raise your confidence level. This lesson covers the one-hand top palm.

1st edition 2021, PDF + video (length: 16 s)

2021 / 3 / 7
$10.00

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Adam Hudson

Sum It Up & Out Dated by Adam Hudson

A brand new approach to the ACAAN plot and an exciting way to reveal any spectator's birthday.

Sum It Up

A packet of playing cards is mixed and a spectator freely names any card from within. Next, a small whiteboard or notepad is introduced and the performer writes down sixteen consecutive numbers, inviting the spectator to select four. The four chosen numbers are added together, creating a final total. This generated total is counted to in the packet, locating the one card that occupies that position. The card arrived at proves to be the very one named by the spectator at the beginning...

2021 / 3 / 6
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Aldo Colombini

Strange Pairs by Aldo Colombini

An incredible series of effects of nine pairs of cards (with drawings of animals). Three tricks that you can concatenate together into a long, incredible, magic sequence. Plus an amazing effect performed during the 2007 lecture tour by Aldo Colombini and Rachel Wild.

The effects are:

  • Parallel
  • Paradise
  • Glass Palace
  • Surprise

Complete with card templates and detailed explanations, easy to do.

1st edition 2001, PDF 7 pages;

2021 / 3 / 4
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Werner Miller

Sub Rosa 17 by Werner Miller

Werner Miller is in particular known for his ESP tricks, to which he has dedicated a lot of thought and effort over the years. For example, the late Aldo Colombini was a big fan of Werner's ESP tricks. This ebook is almost exclusively dedicated to ESP tricks.

  • To Aldo
  • Auto-Psi
  • Drill Formation
  • quini
  • kif-kif 1
  • kif-kif 2
  • kif-kif 3
  • Scorta
  • 2 x 5, Australian Style
  • Invocation
  • V for Five
  • Stripped Down
  • The Nonconformist
  • Milky Way I
  • Milky Way II
  • Nada
  • Metamorphoses 1
  • Metamorphoses 2
  • Parade of the Parrots I
  • Parade of the Parrots II

1st edition 2021, 29 pages.

2021 / 3 / 1
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Aldo Colombini

Triple Decker by Aldo Colombini

20 routines with two (or three) decks of cards.

From the Introduction:

Don't be misled by the title of the book; these are not routines using three decks of cards, but the title refers to the third book in this series.

Included in this ebook are 20 more routines using two (or three) decks of cards. The ebook follows the previous two called Double Decker and Double Decker Two (twenty routines each) and I feel confident that I gave you in these three efforts the largest collection of routines ever using more than one deck. Let me say, that I am very proud of my research and I am greatly thankful to all the contributors...

2021 / 2 / 23
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Ian Baxter

Delightful by Ian Baxter

The ingenious Paul Curry, creator of 'Out Of This World' was also responsible for a number of other timely favourites - 'Open Prediction' being a standout and attracting variations a-plenty from card experts everywhere.

Ian Baxter has fashioned a particularly appealing version of this classic, written in his inimitable style and now available in an easy-to-read manuscript - totally impromptu, simple to perform, no fakes, stranger cards, or hidden accessories. Skills need are minimal. A delight indeed!

1st edition 2021, PDF 4 pages.

2021 / 2 / 14
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Eric Mason

Legacy by Eric Mason

The passing of a freely chosen suit of cards in numerical sequence up the sleeve, using a borrowed pack.

Profusely illustrated with more than 70 photos.

From the introduction:

As Dr. Jacob Daley remarks in his classic 'cards up the sleeve,' this effect has always been considered the acid test of the skilled performer with cards. Since the whole purpose of the creative act in magic is to further the arts involved ... I offer my own much cherished routine for this wonderful trick dedicated to the memory of Dr. Daley's devotion to a pack of cards and the numerous imaginative effects he developed with...

2021 / 2 / 14
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Robert Nedbalski

Ned's Ultimate Poker Stack by Robert Nedbalski

An incredible stack that was worked out by hand at a time when computers were not available. The experts were impressed:

"In actual play, that would get the money." - Dai Vernon

"... the best stack since Rusduck's. - Ross Bertram

"... interesting and has possibilities at the gaming table." - Faucett Ross

"... Ned, you've come across a real gem, don't tip it." - Orville Meyer

"Vernon should see this." - Francis Carlyle

Effect:

The spectator takes a shuffled deck. The spectator makes a choice of the type of poker to be played:

  • Straight Poker
  • Stud Poker ( 5 – 6 – or 7 card)
  • Blackjack
  • Draw Poker
The...
2021 / 2 / 13
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John Mendoza

Throwing the Switch by John Mendoza

The purpose of the switch is to secretly exchange two packets of four cards. For example, to show four aces and then turn them face down and deal them onto the table for an assembly effect. The cards dealt onto the table, of course, are not the aces after the switch has been done.

  • Introduction
  • The Basic Switch
  • Four for Five
  • Just a Touch More
  • Throwing a Pass
  • In the Middle
  • Changing Five
  • Changing Five the Easy Way
  • Triple Throw
  • Just One More
  • In Conclusion
1st edition 1982, 29 pages; PDF 25 pages.
2021 / 2 / 13
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Aldo Colombini

Without Safety Net by Aldo Colombini

This is a lovely self-working small packet trick Aldo Colombini created from a trick published by Richard Vollmer.

Effect:

You show the spectator two face-up packs with four cards each, and a prediction - in the form of a face-down card - is placed on the table. The cards are the same in each pile, but their order is different. From a regular deck of cards, the spectator selects three cards. The values of these cards determine how many cards have to be moved from the top to the bottom in either of the piles. The spectator is even allowed to split the work between the piles. Say 5 cards...

2021 / 2 / 1
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Gaetan Bloom & Chris Wasshuber

Bloom Miracle Poker Machine by Gaetan Bloom & Chris Wasshuber

This is a completely new and improved implementation of the famous Al Stanger Miracle Poker Machine. It is based on Gaetan Bloom's superior routine for this miracle. The first phase of the Bloom routine is now customizable and requires zero mental work - an improvement to an already astonishingly clean and clever and easy to perform routine.

Here is a brief outline of the effect: A spectator selects 5 cards from a regular deck of cards. (The deck is not gimmicked in any way and can be a borrowed one.) Four of these cards are entered by the spectator into the Miracle Poker Machine. A fifth...

2021 / 1 / 22
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Satish B

Girl Power by Satish B

This is a woman empowered card trick. The spectator (preferably a woman) randomly selects a group of cards from the middle of the deck and deals them into four face-down piles. The top card of each pile is turned over to reveal the four Kings. Suddenly she finds the matching Queens. Sounds familiar, right? But this routine goes one further. When all the cards under the Queens are spread, they are of matching suits. This trick is free of any sleights.

1st edition 2021, PDF 7 pages.

2021 / 1 / 22
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Gene Finnell

Free Cut Principle by Gene Finnell

This was the publication that introduced the "Free Cut Principle" to the world of magic. Many card tricks have been created to make use of it. It does not require any dexterity, nor is it hard to understand once you know how it works. Nevertheless, it is very effective and practical for a range of applications.

  • Free Cut Principle
  • #1 Coincidence?
  • #2 Togetherness
  • #3 Togetherness Repeat
  • #4 Caught Between
  • #5 Caught Between Repeat
  • #6 Whew!
  • #7 Aces At Random
  • #8 Your Number - Your Card
  • #9 Ups And Downs
  • #10 Aces Respelled
1st edition 1967, 25 pages; PDF 18 pages.
2021 / 1 / 22
$10.00

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David Devlin

Flipper by David Devlin

Here is the effect: a spectator has a packet of 5 cards. For argument's sake, let's assume the five cards used are simply numbered 1-5 (the actual make up of the cards is up to your imagination). The spectator goes through a procedure in which cards are turned face up, face down, left as they are, the packet is cut, some-times the spectator decides whether the cards are turned over or not, sometimes the performer decides. But in the end, no matter who made the decisions, or which decisions were made, only the center card is face up and it is the 4. Not only that, but no matter what decisions...

2021 / 1 / 22
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Roberto Giobbi

Card College 1 & 2 Personal Instruction by Roberto Giobbi

These are 8 hours of personal video instructions from Roberto Giobbi. This is almost like taking private lessons from Roberto. It is a one-to-one coaching from one of the world's premier card experts, who is considered by his peers to be one of today's finest and most influential teachers of magic.

"I was extremely impressed. Giobbi is an excellent teacher, he communicates his ideas clearly, and he's passionate about card magic - this is one of the best card magic DVD sets I've come across in recent memory. It contains a tremendous amount of solid material for beginning and even seasoned...
2021 / 1 / 16
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Brick Tilley

Black Jack Hole Card Switch by Brick Tilley

This is an improvement in the handling of the Curry Turnover that makes this move easier to accomplish and more deceptive. A simple get-ready makes the exchange faster and infinitely more rewarding. It was perfected during hundreds of hours behind a Black Jack table without ever once being detected.

It can be used for magical purposes as well. Add this subtle weapon to your card arsenal.

1st edition 2021, PDF 4 pages, video 30 s.

2021 / 1 / 9
$10.00

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George Ernest Arrowsmith

Two Little Gems by George Ernest Arrowsmith

Two surprising card tricks based on a little known principle.

My Lady's Jewels

The performer starts with: "The story goes that a certain queen had some very valuable diamonds, and one day when she opened her jewel casket lo and behold some of them were missing. Summoning the court detective, she commanded him to trace the stolen gems and return them to her, and, being a very able sleuth his quest was soon accomplished. If you will take your own pack of cards and follow my directions, I will show you how he did it."

The cards having been produced (and emphasis is laid upon the fact...

2021 / 1 / 8
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Ian Baxter

Three Good Deals by Ian Baxter

Growing tired of long, arduous Poker Deals that magicians love and audiences can loathe? All too often when a spectator remarks: "I wouldn't like to play cards with you!" the performer unleashes a twenty-minute Poker demonstration, often laced with countless sleights and bloated yarn about a shady Mexican gambler. The entertainment quotient is immediately stifled; it is all just 'too much.'

Looking to jettison these overbearing routines? Author Ian Baxter has put together some practical alternatives - three highly entertaining, well-paced Poker Deals in one exceptional manuscript. Easy, delightful...

2021 / 1 / 2
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Sultan Orazaly

Sky Vanish by Sultan Orazaly

A visual vanish of a playing card which looks like real magic. The gimmick can be made in a few minutes.

1st edition 2021, video 7 min.

2021 / 1 / 2
$9.95

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