216 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Prediction / Brainwave type Effects
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Theodore Annemann Wanted - A Card Routine Without Cards! invisible deck presentation for any named card to pocket, no method The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 60
Theodore Annemann Remote Control odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face, red-blue sticky double backerRelated toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Remote Control" (The Sphinx, July 1929)
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
Unknown Magnetic Mental Control odd-backed card placed in deck is found by spectator from faces, rough-smooth Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 287
Unknown Diachylon Thought Control named card has different back, rough smooth Greater Magic 497
Unknown With Prearranged Pack - a. Memorized Deck card reversed in deck turns out to be any named card, ungaffed, stacked deck Greater Magic 339
Ralph W. Hull The Magnetic Mental Control using 2 decks, spectator names odd-backed card, using red-blue backed rough-smooth deck Greater Magic 533
Dai Vernon Brain Wave Deck brainwave The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 49) 341
The Great Merlini Red-Vibro spectator puts any card in envelope, performer spreads second deck, it has one odd-backed card - the same as in the envelope The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 395
James G. Thompson Jr. Red and Blue Futurama free selection in predicted on odd-backed card and changes back color The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 61) 437
Al Baker A Super-Superprediction person names card which magician has transfered to another deck, roughed The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 216
Arthur Punnar Prevision Proved named card is odd-backed, sticky odd-backed card Prepared Cards and Accessories 13
Tom Sellers Blue Sympathy named card reverses itself in second deck Magical Mixture 5
Nelson Hahne The Blue Intruder My Best 94
George G. Kaplan Coincidence? No. Prevision? Yes three decks, two shuffled and dealt face up, at one point same card appears at same position, this card is reversed in the third deckVariations My Best 94
Don A. Hans One Card in 52 named card has different back color Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 8
J. B. Bobo The Invisible Deck classic Invisible Deck Watch This One! 51
Paul Curry Mindreading? red backed card is put into blue deck, this card is selectedRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 141) 568
George G. Kaplan, Dai Vernon The New Brain-Wave Deck ordinary deck, using hindu forceVariations The Fine Art of Magic 165
Al Baker Unconscious Clairvoyance normal cards The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 341
Ken Krenzel, Don Costello Another Miracle ungaffed method The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 171) 686
Jack McMillen, Charles Nyquist Pimpernel The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 195) 779
Hubert Lambert No Brainwave Brainwave gag version, ungaffed The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 295) 1181
Don Tanner Mental Opener brainwave deck with number cards, thought number is reversed The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 291) 1164
Edward Marlo X-Deck named card has an X on backRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 296) 1182
Milbourne Christopher Postcard Prophesy chosen postcard is predicted, X on the back More One Man Mental Magic 12
Edward Marlo X-Deck named card has an X on backAlso published here The Best in Magic 120
Don Tanner Attendance Prediction prediction of amount of people in room, Brain Wave Deck with Numbers The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 344) 200
Tony Corinda (2) Quadruplication one card is selected from a face up deck and signed, card is predicted with several ways, only odd back, written in an envelope and another odd card duplicate in performer's pocket. Routine includes the No-Gag (Maurice Fogel) Predictions 103
Dr. Stanley Jaks One Is Face Up spectator reverses a card in the deck and seals it, another spectator divines it, clever pre-show wordingRelated to More Miracles in Mentalism 8
Lewis Ganson Brainwave by Telephone performing idea for the brainwave deck Magic of the Mind 50
James Steranko Suspension of Thought "Brainwave with an Ordinary Deck", named card is reversed in deck Steranko on Cards 56
Robert A. Nelson Brain Waves Deluxe "I knew you would select this card" written on back of named card Still More Miracles in Mentalism 15
Harry Lorayne Sympathetic Decks spectator find odd card from second deck (Lorayne Force), in second deck is found the mate Close-up Card Magic 172
Edward Marlo Never Miss Prediction free selection is reversed in second pack, faro hide-out Faro Controlled Miracles 63
Edward Marlo Marlo's Brainwave one of ten thought of, this is reversed and odd-backed, faro fan Faro Controlled Miracles 63
Edward Marlo Odd Thought spectator thinks of only odd-backed card in deck, no rough smooth, faro fan Faro Controlled Miracles 65
Alex Elmsley Elmsley's Ultra Mental ungaffedRelated to Faro Controlled Miracles 52
Edward Marlo Marlo's Handling Variation BrainweaveRelated to Faro Controlled Miracles 53
Edward Marlo Marlo's Favorite BrainweaveInspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 58
Edward Marlo Easy Logical Procedure Inspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 69
Edward Marlo Ultra Repeat with repeat phase and face-up/face-down challenge location as clean-up, retaining divided deck (odd/even)Inspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 69
Edward Marlo The Ultra Equivoce Brainweave, any card can be thought ofInspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 71
Fred G. Taylor Mr Oog's Wowser touched card has different back color The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 390) 388
William Terry Culpepper A Magical Reverse card selected in one deck becomes reversed in second deck, for force Psychomatic Deck is suggested The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 2) 6
Don Nielson, Karl Fulves Nightmare In Black freely selected and signed card, duplicate turns over in other deck, disappearing ink and "same deck" approach, see also p. 679 for referenceRelated to
  • p. 159 for reference to use of gaffed case by Roy Walton (A Scarf called Moebius)
  • p. 160 for handling variation by Bruce Cervon
  • Seven Circles (May 1931)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1) 131
Harry Riser Supreme Ultra Mental ungaffed, stacked Expert Card Conjuring 65
Alan Brown Speak of the Devil initialed blue backed card wrapped in paper, card chosen from red deck turns out to be same blue-backed card The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 10) 199
Karl Fulves Noel Babel column, Xmas edition, brainwave history The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2) 228
John Howie Brainwave Bet odd-backed unkown card inserted in deck, spectator names correct card, clean-up anti-climax follows, red-blue double backer Epilogue (Issue 6) 41
Tony Kardyro Turnabout Supreme any card turned over, predicted in second deck, "secretly same deck" HEX! 90
Karl Fulves Brainwave Principle credit information The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 5) 246
Ben Christopher Blue Phantom two cards found blindfolded, one of them has different colored backInspired by
  • "Divination of two Mentally Selected Cards" (E. G. Brown)
Related to
  • suggestion by Greg Moore on p. 314
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 12) 287
Edward Marlo The Original R or B Phantom cut-off packet counted in rest, faro placement, penelopeRelated to Hierophant (Issue 4) 204
Roy Walton Blue Phantom II two cards found, one of them has different colored backInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 4) 321
Allan Ackerman Ultra Mental (Minimal Gaffus) The Esoterist 18
Edward Marlo Marlo's Brainwave Suggestion suggestion to Ackerman's "Ultra Mental" The Esoterist 20
Eddie Fechter You Brain Me glimpse of reversed selection in deck Expert Card Chicanery 49
Charles Hudson Variation and Feat cut-off packet counted in rest, faro placement, penelopeInspired by Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 272
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks suggestion brainwave with impression device preshow The Esoterist 19
Mel Brown Brain-Stack free selection, duplicate reversed in other deck Expert Card Chicanery 51
Roy Johnson The Duplicator Button witch two decks, card selected by throwing dice Second Time Around 15
Robert (Bob) Hess Joker Mental odd-backed joker placed next to mate of named card, joker transforms into named cardVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 6) 416
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz Mental Control red-backed card cut into blue deck, spectator names correct one, originally marketed in the 1930s, see also p. 504 for further information (Ed Marlo's Phantom Deck) The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 5th Folio) 449
Francis Haxton Joker, Jr. ungaffed method, odd-backed joker placed next to mate of named card, joker transforms into named cardInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 12) 462
Frank Garcia Eight Card Brain-Wave Million Dollar Card Secrets 38
Tony Binarelli Abracadabra three odd-backed cards are inserted in deck, spectator chooses just those cards face-up Card Cavalcade 119
Karl Fulves Applications - 3. of Side-Steal Placement, odd-backed card in deck turns out to be freely peeked at card Epilogue (Issue 15 (Part 2)) 135
Derek Dingle Double Stranger two decks, performer and spectator chose a card, they turn out to be the only odd-backed, for credits see page 142 Epilogue (Issue 15 (Part 1)) 119
Unknown Face-up Classic Force any touched card is odd-backed Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 44
Edward Marlo Marlo's Phantom Deck red-blue rough-smooth deck
- First Effect: spectator stops at only odd-backed card, Open Prediction with backs
- Second Effect: thought of card has odd back
- Third Effect: touched card has odd back
Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 43
Edward Marlo Double Out named card is either missing or odd-backed Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 45
Fred Kaps "Red" in Blue Deck Fred Kaps Lecture 7
Jay Weiler Brainwave Gag The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 5) 504
Karl Fulves One Shot Brainwave riffle shuffling unroughed card next to named card, posed as a problem Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part One 18
Jon Racherbaumer Humming with Hummer card at thought-of number signed on face, later it is the only odd-backed card with the thought-of number on its back Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 7) 55
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
Edward Marlo In Case of a Miss spectator chooses odd-backed card via face-up spread force, based on different coatings The Unexpected Card Book 149
Karl Fulves Mind Wave cards are shuffled, rough and smooth ultra-mental deck Close-Up Mental Magic 53
Rick Johnsson, Jerry Mentzer Total Involvement from several cards spectator thinks of odd-backed card Card Cavalcade 3 143
Edward Marlo In Case of a Miss might not work, then location Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 51
Jon Racherbaumer Racherbaumer Note selection is only odd-backed cardInspired by Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 16
Roger Smith The Out of Sight Card Miracle "invisible deck" trick with verbal force of selection and ungaffed deck Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 3
Philip T. Goldstein Tephramantic Brainwave card written on a piece of paper and burnt, ashes rubbed on an envelope and the name of the card appears, inside the envelope is a deck with the chosen card reversed, wax swami The Blue Book of Mentalism 8
Alan Shaxon The Nudist Brainwave Deck named card is the only card in the deck with a face Practical Sorcery 7
Nick Trost The Odd-colored Back Six face-up cards shown, spectator always picks the card with an odd colored backAlso published here Subtle Card Magic: Part One 3
Karl Fulves Straight-Deck Brainwave named card has different back color, different approaches:
- Optica deck
- 104 thin cards in roughed pairs
- chemical backs
- gaffed mat
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 8) 29
Karl Fulves (4) Ships That Pass spectator mails a card to you and you on the same day a card to him, when envelopes are opened, the cards have transposed
- Variation A: cards are the same card
- Variation B: full decks are mailed with one reversed card
- Variation C: spectator mails a card to himself and it changes to another or has now performers signature
posed as problems
Interlocutor (Issue 13) 49
Eric Mason Brainwave brainwave, triumph and deck transposes with an other deck as a kickerRelated to Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 1) 463
Karl Fulves A Child's Garden Of Problems twelve card problems in connection with sleeving Impromptu Holdouts 48
Allan Ackerman Double Ultra Mental two decks, spectator and performer each think of a card Here's My Card 50
Allan Ackerman A Closer Approach impromptu, variation on "Impromptu Ultra Mental" Here's My Card 49
Allan Ackerman, Bruce Cervon Impromptu Ultra Mental half pass version, see "Author's Note" for credit informationRelated toVariations Here's My Card 47
Ross Bertram The "Brain-Wave" Deck double ended card case for extraction both ways Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 161
Paul Harris Invisible Rising Card ungaffed method for Invisible Deck Las Vegas Close-Up 58
Edward Marlo The Covered Thought thought of card has differend back color Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 115
Ted Biet, Alex Elmsley Pres"sure" Location inferior handlingInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 4) 181
Karl Fulves Notes ungaffed brainwave type approach Card Under Glass 84
Karl Fulves Clipping named seven turns over in cased deck Card Under Glass 93
Jerry K. Hartman Brainwave Dectet ten-card brainwave, "embellished Hamman Count"Related to The Chronicles (Issue 22) 1284
Karl Fulves Brainstorm III effect with full deck outlined, no method givenRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 31) 122
Edward Marlo Double Odd Thought two deck brainwave, thought of card is odd backed Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 276
Jon Racherbaumer The Blue Intruder Strikes Again! spectator choses only blue card in red back, using brainwave deck Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 56
Roger Crosthwaite Partial Brainwave invisible dice, partial gaffed Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 10) 929
Andrew Galloway A Regular Brainwave Diverting Card Magic 41
Ken De Courcy Brainwave short routining suggestion Super Spell 8
Jerry K. Hartman Sixtet with packet and false count, card is not reversed, only odd-backedRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 27) 1333
Karl Fulves Mind Control handling variation of gaffed deck Side Steal 17
Richard Kaufman Impromptu Blankwave blank deck contains only named card, inspired by Jon Racherbaumer's "Blankwave" (Kabbala) Cardworks 21
Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles Fan Optics from a fanned deck, thought of card has different back color Fourcast 9
Karl Fulves Alter Ego same gaffed case as in "Nightmare in Black" Milennium Aces 39
Karl Fulves Cull Substitute cutting action, ungaffed Milennium Aces 45
Karl Fulves Gaffless Brainwave sorted red/black stackRelated to Milennium Aces 44
Edward Marlo Cased-in Brain-wave lap index Card Finesse 164
Russell T. Barnhart Anytime Ultra-Mental The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 91
Juan Tamariz, Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Mental Blockbuster Prediction two packs, magician reverses card in one, then spectator in other deck, they match, repeat, Brainwave & Multeffect Cards Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 3) 1006
Thomas Alan Waters Twinkey named card is shuffled face up in the deck, same card is reversed in second pack and the card above the reversed card is the same as well as in the shuffled pack Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 216
Harry Lorayne, Ken Krenzel Tidal Wave impromptu brainwave, one deck used as two decks, 4 applications, see credit corrections on pages 834, 864, 1092Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 5) 769
Edward Marlo Ungaffed Ultra Mental using "Sans Index" principleRelated to Marlo's Plus Package 62
Thomas Alan Waters Namewave Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 487
Thomas Alan Waters Windecks card is selected and number written on it, in a second deck the card is found reversed and the number is written on it Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 499
Allan Slaight Third Wave two phase routine, Menetekel Deck, Ultra Mental DeckRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 12) 1002
Jon Racherbaumer, Lee Freed Brain Waived signed card travels in second odd-backed deck, interesting method, see credit correction on page lxixInspired by The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. Summer Extra) 221
Jerry Sadowitz Sparrows Tears spectator touches four cards: kings, 4 other selections turn out to have red backs, back color switches places then Cards Hit 37
Pascal Monmoine Brainwave Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 6) 1233
Mike Bornstein Miniature Mindreading Miracle though of card, wrong card changes into miniature brainwave deck Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 1060
Thomas Alan Waters Longwave ten cards, selected one is different to the otherInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr) 649
Greg Eanes Siliwave spectator turns one card over behind back and places it in the center of the deck, it's the only red backed card The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 11) 179
Philip T. Goldstein Drop Contrast only red-backed card in blue-backed deck is found by spectator, red/blue double backer FISM Madrid 1985 1
Unknown Have You Thought of a Card? thought-of card has different back, with details to psychological stop force The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 6
Jay Sankey, Peter Cork Invisible Companion two decks openly used Sankey Panky 46
Edward Marlo Not All Psychological spectator stops at odd backed card Thirty Five Years Later 42
Ben Harris Singular Brainwave Named card shown to have odd back Killer Klose-Up 28
Philip T. Goldstein Drop Contrast only red-backed card in blue-backed deck is found by spectator, red/blue double backer Mix '86 3
David Regal Self Evident Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 151
Karl Fulves Little Red Encore Brainwave deck is assembled with faro in front of audience Riffle Shuffle Methods 37
Karl Fulves Blue is the Color named card is predicted with odd-backed card Riffle Shuffle Methods 39
John C. Wagner Non-Gaffed Ultra Mental as an out for estimation effects The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 105
Thomas Alan Waters, Dr. Stanley Jaks Trumpwave brainwave deck with tarot cards Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 788
Darwin Ortiz Do as I Did two packsRelated to Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 140
Edward Marlo Elimiracle card chosen in one deck matches to reversed card in second deck Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 145
Philip T. Goldstein Drop Contrast only red-backed card in blue-backed deck is found by spectator, red/blue double backer Das Phil Goldstein Seminar 6
Eugene Burger The Devil´s Deck both sides of deck are freely shown The Experience of Magic 125
Karl Fulves, Don Nielsen Discerned Data odd-backed Mental Discernment, OOSOOM, one of nine, posed as problem Prototype 23
Ken Krenzel, Jerry Andrus Naturalized Brainwave ungaffed, method inspired by Jerry Andrus' "Surprise Reverse" (Andrus Deals You In) Close-up Impact! 85
Philip T. Goldstein Drop Contrast only red-backed card in blue-backed deck is found by spectator, red/blue double backer NYCANOTES 5
Philip T. Goldstein B'Wave four cards, only named queen is reversed others are blank Music City Conclave 1992 Notes 3
Pino Pan, Christoph Borer Die einsame Rote one of twelve cards is selected, it's the only red card, with dice force Risque 23
Christoph Borer Plastic Thought named card is found to be the only card with different colored back, deck in plastic bagAlso published here Magie 3
Edward Marlo Ungaffed Ultra Mental memorized deck, edge marks Card Finesse II 265
Edward Marlo Not All Psychological spectator stops at odd backed card Card Finesse II 245
Edward Marlo Any Deck Brain-Wave pocket index The Olram File (Issue 11) 2
Edward Marlo Invisible Deck ungaffed deck, pocket index The Olram File (Issue 11) 2
Bob King Ultra Mental Gag fair force, using Ultra Mental handling with normal deck The Breather 11
Edward Marlo Not All Psychological spectator stops at odd backed cardRelated to Simplicity at Your Fingertips 4
Steve Beam, Scott Robinson Color Wave with different colored back The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 47) 845
Scott Robinson Riding the Wave mentally selected card is found reversed in the deck, three different handlingsRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 47) 842
Dan Garrett The Brainwave Connection routine and presentation for Brainwave Deck The Minotaur (Vol. 5, No. 2) 5
Allan Ackerman 25 Year Old Brainwave ungaffed Las Vegas Kardma 120
Allan Ackerman, Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Brainwave Update ungaffed Las Vegas Kardma 71
Harold Cataquet But Wait! card is cut to face up, predicited, different back, rest blank Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 2) 2321
Alex Elmsley Brainweave Ackerman's Opener Las Vegas Kardma 100
Alex Elmsley Brainweave ungaffed handling of BrainwaveVariationsAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 338
Philip T. Goldstein Twoltra two cards chosen from face-up/face-down shuffled deck, predicted in second deck Thabbatical 90
Karl Fulves Sacked Notes multiple cards variation of "Sacked", problem of having named card in paper back with odd backRelated to Crooked Tales 12
Gene Maze MindBreaker spectator choses card in blue-backed deck, rest changes to red cards, inverted Brainwave Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 76
Peter Duffie Two Decks But With a Single Thought two prepared decks Duffie's Card Compulsions 209
David Regal Your really can change your Mind! using two regular decks Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18, No. 1) 2458
Robert Parrish The Brain Wave ungaffed, Hindu forcing odd-backed cardInspired by Great Tricks Revisited 58
John Riggs The Double Cross four cards on table, selected one is reversed The Magic of John Riggs 45
Gene Maze Hello Stranger named card has different back, ungaffed Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 3) 2625
Jeff Sheridan Six Wave presentation for the Invisible Deck The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 55
Paul Harris Invisible Rising Card ungaffed method for Invisible Deck The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up) 207
Paul Harris Membrane spectator selects card with mark on back, mark on back is transfered onto card case The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 41
Michael Close, Edward Marlo Red Blue Mama Fooler sticky tape Workers Number 5 88
Michael Close Memorized Mama Fooler method with memorized deck and sticky card Workers Number 5 91
Michael Close, Allan Ackerman The Invisible Deck ungaffed, memorized deckRelated toVariations Workers Number 5 138
John Scarne Block Release free selection, odd-backed duplicate is in deck, riffle shuffle method Blocking Off 73
Karl Fulves Naming The Stranger spectator cuts behind his back and turns pile over, first card is odd-backed and named one 13 Prophets 58
Karl Fulves Remotely Possible spectator thinks of odd-backed card, ungaffed, psychological forceInspired by Blocking Off 10
Karl Fulves The Block Trap card named, it appears between two red aces on deck and has odd back Blocking Off 100
Karl Fulves Universal Stranger known odd-backed card placed in deck, open prediction procedure, other card found, odd-backed changed into this one, faro placement 13 Prophets 37
Karl Fulves Department of Corrections red-backed card in blue-backed deck, spectator deals face-up and turns one card face-dwon, it's blue, rest changes to redInspired by
  • "Remote Control" (Annemann)
13 Prophets 42
Karl Fulves Naming The Stranger Inspired by 13 Prophets 47
Steve Bedwell Shake, Shuffle, and Twist invisible deck / Triumph comboAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 61) 1174
James Swain, Alex Elmsley Brainweave follow up with Play It Straight type effectInspired by Miracles with Cards 84
Larry Jennings The Wrong Place at the Right Time named card is odd-backed, three versions Jennings '67 124
Nick Trost Duo Brainwave no rough/smoothInspired by
  • "Ultra Brainwave Deck" (Patrick Page, Abracadabra, May 1982)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 180
Nick Trost Eight-Card Brainwave First published as "The Odd-Colored Back" (The New Tops)Related toAlso published here The Card Magic of Nick Trost 199
Alex Elmsley Brainweave ungaffed handling of Brainwave, updated handlingAlso published here Alex Is At It Again 20
Steve Bedwell Shake Shuffle and Twist invisible deck / Triumph comboAlso published here Flexing and Twisting 3
Eugene Burger Brain-Waved both sides of the deck can be displayed Mastering the Art of Magic 72
Eugene Burger Brain-Waved Again another version Mastering the Art of Magic 75
Christoph Borer Cosmos named card is found to be the only card with different colored back, deck in plastic bagAlso published here Anam Cara 19
Paul Curry Mind Reading? red backed card is put into blue deck, this card is selectedRelated to Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 284
Paul Cummins Beating the Heat half pass version, two decks FASDIU II 28
David Regal An Odd Decision named card is odd-backed Constant Fooling 2 79
Christoph Borer Die Kartenlegerin chosen card has pentagram on backAlso published here Anam Cara auf Zirkeltour 2002 14
Nicholas Einhorn Brainwaved ungaffed World Tour Lecture Notes - Set 1 6
Karl Fulves Seven Sees spectator removes seven cards and signs one, they're inserted in rubber banded deck, selection pops out and has odd back Under Tension 25
Edward Marlo, Allan Ackerman Old Marlo - New Handle named card has an X on back, see Marlo's X-Deck (The Best in Magic, p. 120)Inspired by Ackerman 2004 21
Christoph Borer Cosmos named card is found to be the only card with different colored back, deck in plastic bagAlso published here Compilation 110
Christoph Borer Kartenlegerin chosen card has pentagram on backAlso published here Compilation 141
Asi Wind Out of the Blue (or red) cased deck on table, card named, it's only odd-backed card in the deck, ungaffed deck Chapter One 14
Bill Abbott, Dr. Stanley Jaks The Princess and the Pea stand-up story presentation Cabaret Card Magic 10
Bill Abbott Invisible Origins Revealed credit information on the "Invisible Deck" presentation by Eddie FieldsRelated to Cocktail Card Magic 21
Bill Abbott, Joe Berg Ultra-Mental Mingling three presentations for cocktail reception environments
- The Joe Berg Original
- The Cocktail Psychic Presentation
- Cellular Telepathy
Cocktail Card Magic 26
Tyler Wilson Jiscemah named triumph, with finesse, memorized deckInspired by Reinventing the Real 146
John Guastaferro Truth in Advertising spectator selects only printed card in blank deck, then back of selection changes and blank-printed-situation reverses One Degree 3
Christoph Borer Cosmos named card is found to be the only card with different colored back, deck in plastic bagRelated toAlso published here Aspekte der psychologischen Force 21
Roberto Giobbi The Imaginary Deck card selected from invisible deck is found, or found reversed, ... The Art of Switching Decks 42
Roberto Giobbi Behind-the-Back Switch with presentational ploys
- Here's Your Card!
- The Visible Invisible Deck
- Demonstration
VariationsAlso published here The Art of Switching Decks 33
R. Paul Wilson Eight BW Plus Two Variation on Nick Trost's Eight Card Brainwave effect.Variations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 126
Roberto Giobbi, Theodore Annemann The Three Roses red-backed card put in blue-backed deck, deck in glass, card named in three stages, it's odd-backed cardInspired by Standup Card Magic 166
Andy (The Jerx) Dream Weavers Brainwave effect dressed up as magician meeting spectator in their dreams - red card found reversed in blue deck sealed in envelope, and vice versa The Jerx 109
Brian O'Neill Trick Play Spectator's thought of card is found reversed in deck. Deck is shuffled face up/down, end with Triumph endingInspired by A New Angle 113
Paul Vigil Ultra-Mental Deck (a.k.a Invisible Deck) combination with Octopus Deck The Doors of Deception 222