188 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transformation / Wild Cards
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Paul LePaul Deceptive Perception five red backed cards and one blue backed card change into five blue backed cards and one red backed cardRelated toVariations The Card Magic of Le Paul 135
Brother John Hamman The Mystic Nine nine black and one red become nine red and one blackVariations The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 40
North Bigbee Joker Pooker The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 385) 368
Larry Jennings The Changing of the Guard three cards are changed to match Ace of SpadesRelated to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 75
Edward Marlo Wild Selections three blank cards change to three selections one by one Expert Card Conjuring 125
Edward Marlo Marlo's Wild Card one red-backed AS, blue-backed blank cards, condition reverses (red-backed blank card and blue aces), two methodsVariations Expert Card Conjuring 120
Edward Marlo The Wild Purist red backed Three of Spades, blue backed blank cards, condition reverses Expert Card Conjuring 126
Bruce Cervon Printout three blank cards are printed to match selection, see also Peter Bailey's idea of combining it with Roy Walton's Three Card Monte Routine (Devil's Playthings) on page 64Related to Epilogue (Issue 7) 54
Aldini Roughly Wild Wild Card Roughingly Yours 11
Edward Marlo Those Wild, Wild Aces one red-backed AS, four blue-backed blank cards, condition reverses (red-backed blank card and all four blue aces), two methodsInspired by Those Wild, Wild Aces 1
Edward Marlo The Wild Deck "Bonus Effect", four aces removed from deck and changed to blank cards, then whole deck becomes blank Those Wild, Wild Aces 5
Stewart Judah Unpublished Wild Card Routine described by John Braun The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 14) 67
Frank Garcia Wild Cards performer's signature multiplies Million Dollar Card Secrets 25
Gerald Kosky Mental Thought Pin-Up Girls blank cards, pin up girls appear Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 91
Derek Dingle Impromptu Wild Card Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 1) 4
Flip Hallema Flip's Wild Card Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 25
Derek Dingle Wild Fire eight blue-backed blank cards, one regular red-backed card, red-backed becomes blank and blue-backed duplicates New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
Father Cyprian Father Cyprian's Wild Card four Jokers into four AcesRelated toVariations Super Subtle Card Miracles 192
Edward Marlo Wild Card Routine "An extended wild card routine to take it out of the ordinary", using standard setAlso published here The Unexpected Card Book 58
Roy Walton Imprint blank cards become duplicates of selection Epilogue (Issue 21) 197
Larry Jennings Impromptu Wild Card Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 2)) 277
Flip Hallema Be-WILD-ering Cards wild card with different presentation Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 8) 89
Karl Fulves No-Gaff Wild Card top few cards of deck change into duplicates, those then into royal flush, wild card changes back color Methods with Cards - Part 1 19
Karl Fulves Hole Wild Card Note C., packet of cards becomes holes, posed as problem Methods with Cards - Part 1 21
Michael Boden Boden's Wild Card Routine eight blank cards become duplicates of selectionAlso published here Cards and Cases 6
Jon Racherbaumer Hand-Out Wild Card sticker on blank card multipliesVariationsAlso published here Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 43
Nick Trost No-sleight Wild Card Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 28
Michael Boden Boden's Wild Card Routine briefAlso published here Second Lecture 14
Frank Garcia The "Basic" Wild Card Routine credit information Wildcard Miracles 7
Frank Garcia Routine #1 four double facers Wildcard Miracles 15
David Lederman Routine #2 four double facers Wildcard Miracles 21
Francis Carlyle "Examine the Card" apparently every card is examined, four double facers Wildcard Miracles 31
John Mueller The Jason Merle Over the Counter Miracle four double facers Wildcard Miracles 35
Frank Garcia Ever So Sleightly Different variant procedure, four double facers Wildcard Miracles 38
Ron Frost Wild Card Outdone double change, with a plastic wallet switch Wildcard Miracles 43
Larry Jennings The Magician's Magicians' Routine eight aces of spades change into face cards, ungaffed Wildcard Miracles 52
Michael Skinner, Ricky Jay, Dai Vernon Quick-Way Wild Card four double facers, for rebuttal of Ricky Jay claim see Pabular referenceRelated to Wildcard Miracles 59
Frank Garcia Anyone for Crazy Poker? nine ace of spades, transformed into to royal flushs in spades Wildcard Miracles 66
Bob Baxter "Patter Lines" Wildcard Miracles 68
John Fedko Sleightless Version of the Wild Card four double facers Wildcard Miracles 74
Frank Garcia Factory Rejects blank cards are printed Wildcard Miracles 71
Flip Hallema Dutch Treat four double facers, unusual routine Wildcard Miracles 80
Frank Garcia Bring Them Back Routine special kicker Wildcard Miracles 83
Frank Garcia, Fred Kaps Something Special wild card with signatures on blank cards Wildcard Miracles 87
Frank Garcia Routine for the Experts four double facers and four glued pairs with a short card (peek force cards) Wildcard Miracles 92
Harry G. Franke Surprise Wild Card last card changes to business card Wildcard Miracles 97
Frank Garcia The Mindreader's Wild Card cards with different presidents changes into selected name Lincoln Wildcard Miracles 102
Slydini The Slydini Version of Wild Card Wildcard Miracles 105
Shigeo Takagi Japanese Wild Card Wildcard Miracles 109
Gary Alexander Himber Wallet Wildcard wallet at the end contains missing cards as climax Wildcard Miracles 121
Frank Garcia Coup de Grace front and back changes Wildcard Miracles 124
Bob Baxter Bobby Baxter's Wild Card with himber wallet switch Wildcard Miracles 113
Tom Ogden Quickswitch transformation routine with four cards, three double facersVariations Wildcard Miracles 118
Tom Ogden Flip Flash four fives change into jokers one by one, three double facers Wildcard Miracles 119
Unknown The Postage Stamp Mystery with stamps stuck to the faces Wildcard Miracles 127
Unknown Wild Card Goes Round with round cards Wildcard Miracles 127
Frank Garcia, Peter Kane 7 Card Monte Gypsy Curse handling Wildcard Miracles 128
Tommy Wonder The Pinnacle Routine Gypsy Curse handling detail Wildcard Miracles 138
Frank Garcia The Maximus Routine for the Experts Wild Card routine with big holes in all cards with ribbon penetration climax Wildcard Miracles 141
Jerry K. Hartman Back to Backanal Four blank cards become all backs, then become four Aces Loose Ends 23
Martin A. Nash Priming the Pump Hamman Count Sleight Unseen 373
Ron Frost Follow Along two effects: instant twisting of four cards, color change front and back of four cards Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 176
Slydini Slydini's Wild Card The Magical World of Slydini 25
Bernard Bilis Wild Card Combination gaffed but performed from a normal deck French Pasteboards 36
Al Leech Platform Wild Card Al Leech's Legacy 21
Gene Maze, Richard Kaufman To Be Wild, Or Not to Be Wild... front and back The Gene Maze Card Book 55
Gene Maze Wldness of the Wildest Kind blank then, small cards The Gene Maze Card Book 74
Philip T. Goldstein Simple Oscar Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 12) 954
Philip T. Goldstein Simple Thornton back changes as a kicker Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 12) 958
Derek Dingle The Wild Move The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 37
Derek Dingle Delightfully Deceptive backs change color The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 38
Derek Dingle DD on LJ's Wild Card impromptu The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 40
Derek Dingle Impromptu Wild Card The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 42
Derek Dingle The Gypsy Curse using larger cardsVariations The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 46
Jonathan Townsend Impromptu Wild Card four cards transform Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 595
Edward Marlo A Commercial Tip wild card with business cards Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 18
Edward Marlo Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card unforgettable, ungaffed cardsVariations Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 1
Peter Marshall Really Wild Jokers Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 8) 805
Brother John Hamman Wild All The Way four cards, four phases, gaffed The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 14) 131
Edward Marlo All Blank Wild Card regular cards are made to change blank on both sides, examinable Marlo's Plus Package 1
Edward Marlo Second Routine regular cards change to blank and back to regular Marlo's Plus Package 14
Edward Marlo Simplex All Blanks several cards change to blank Marlo's Plus Package 19
Edward Marlo The Zerox Card Marlo's Plus Package 28
Louis Falanga Lake Tahoe Wild Cards Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 3) 894
Bob Farmer Wild Card Monte wild card routine with monte presentation Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 316
William P. Miesel Stand-Up Wild Card two methods Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 317
Daryl Martinez, Jon Racherbaumer Two-Bit Wild Card coin stickers multiply on blank cards, real coins appear leaving holes in cards, see credit correction on page 192 and page lxixVariations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 19) 179
Willie Schneider Flash Surprise aces and one blank change to blanks and one ace Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1024
Shigeo Takagi Wilder Cards seven cards, double facers Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 1096
Jean-Jacques Sanvert Wild Jokers Transposed four jokers change into aces one by one Best of Friends - Volume II 453
Martin Lewis Snowbird Three blank cards print to match randomly chosen card, then all change into a four of a kind Martin's Miracles 49
Paul LePaul Deceptive Perception different presentation for reference, five red backed cards and one blue backed card change into five blue backed cards and one red backed cardRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 17
Larry Jennings Impromptu Wildcard The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 168
Millard Longman Impromptu Wild Card Variation Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 1175
Randy Wakeman The Mystic Card with sucker gag kickerInspired by Special Effects 8
John C. Wagner Gypsy Curse Variation adding phases from Emerson&West's Color Monte and Martin Lewis' Sidewalk Shuffle The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 116
John C. Wagner Royally Wild seven jokers change into mates of selection, then into royal flush, ungaffedInspired by The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 129
Peter Duffie Born to Be Wild ungaffed Inspirations 90
David Britland Alchemy four red cards change one by one to black cards, always one red card placed between two black cardsInspired by The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 75
Bruce Cervon Print Out three blank cards are printed to match selection The Cervon File 215
Bernard Bilis Wild to the 2nd Power four Aces change to selections Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 12) 1577
Bruce Cervon Really Wild ungaffed The Cervon File 105
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Wild Card Variations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 123
José Carroll The Unwary Cheater or The Nine Card Monte, ungaffedVariations 52 Lovers 47
Shinichi Arai Triangle-Circle-Square blank cards, wild card with geometrical shapes New Magic Of Japan 77
Brother John Hamman The Mystic Nine nine black and one red become nine red and one black The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 213
Brother John Hamman Wild All the Way four cards, heavily gaffed, four phases including:
- Ace-Sational
- Fantabulous
Related to The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 222
Bruce Cervon Take Me to Your Printer two selections, four blank cards, they change into duplicates of one selection when it is added to packet, then selection changes to second selection
- Variation
The Black & White Trick 143
Paul Cummins The Workingman's Wild Card Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 11) 1855
John Bannon Wild in the Straights Monte Routine with five cards (4 jokers & selection), transform to royal flush as climax Impossibilia 33
Philip T. Goldstein Inside Out marketed in 1977 Focus 28
John Bannon Return of the Magnificent Seven ungaffed Smoke and Mirrors 127
Jon Racherbaumer Why is the Odd Card so Queer? ten blue-backed cards, one red-backed selection, back-condition reverses Card Finesse II 213
Jon Racherbaumer Author's Note The Wild Card Kit
Jon Racherbaumer Introduction credit information on the plot The Wild Card Kit 1
Flip Hallema, Jon Racherbaumer The Presentation Dilemma how to present Wild Card The Wild Card Kit 6
Edward Marlo Marlo's Meta-Phase layout sequence The Wild Card Kit 29
Peter Kane Watch the Ace! Also published here
  • "Watch the Ace!" (Peter Kane, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 19 No. 8)
The Wild Card Kit 2
Slydini Thee-Card Transformations two regular cards and one double facer
- Standard
- Sly Version (Slydini)
- Alternative Handling
The Wild Card Kit 38
Unknown Paint-Brush Change for Wild Card sequence The Wild Card Kit 44
Unknown Finessed Change for Wild Card The Wild Card Kit 47
Flip Hallema Fazes of Flip five phases The Wild Card Kit 50
Corvello, Derek Dingle, Jon Racherbaumer Suddenly Wild! The Wild Card Kit 63
Paul Diamond "All of a Sudden" The Wild Card Kit 64
Robert Walker Wild Walker (by Walker? No credit) The Wild Card Kit 68
Gene Castillon, Mike Dubreuil Taming the Wild Card "Easy Wild Card"
- Introducing the Cards
- First Transformations
- Magical Reversal Phase
- Final Transformations
The Wild Card Kit 53
Edward Marlo Marlo's Climactic Display final display, with Olram Subtlety The Wild Card Kit 57
Jon Racherbaumer Thanks to Corvello! Inspired by
  • "Hexagram" (Corvello, marketed by Ken Brooke)
  • "The Wild Move!" (Derek Dingle, marketed)
The Wild Card Kit 61
Edward Marlo Unexpected Wild Card Also published here The Wild Card Kit 71
Jon Racherbaumer Hand-Out Wild Card sticker on blank card multipliesAlso published here The Wild Card Kit 76
Milton Kort Select Bibliography Wild Card in print The Wild Card Kit 79
Steven Hamilton Professional Routines - Wild Card author unclear Profile (Issue 7) 11
Peter Kane Full Circle full deck version, twenty-six double facersInspired by
  • "Watch the Ace!" (Peter Kane, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 19 No. 8)
Profile (Issue 8) 1
Michael Close We're all B*z*s on this Bus clown faces appear on blank cards Workers Number 3 104
Dean Nicholas Handling of Peter Kane's Gypsy Curse written up by Anthony OwenInspired by New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 4) 18
Andy Maas Professional 9-Card-Monte Related to Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 4) 50
J. W. Sarles Facsimile four Queens change into duplicates of selection, gaff not explained Rigmarole (Issue 4) 43
R. Paul Wilson Wild With The Ladies four Jokers change one by one into chosen card, then into Queens, ungaffedAlso published here Profile (Issue 15) 4
Roberto Giobbi Wild Business nine double blank cards, business sticker put on one multipliesInspired by Persönliche Notizen zum Seminar 5
Gene Maze Wild Card Nos. 1 & 2 No. 1: front and backs change
No. 2: routine with three selections
Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 158
Alexander de Cova Wild Card Exclusiv Inspired by Secrets No. 1 23
Meir Yedid Wildcard #2001 five Tens, sticker on one multiplies, then they change into Royal Flush, trade show presentation Magical Wishes 65
Michael Vincent Michael's Wild Card three selections and Joker change four Jokers and then to four AcesInspired by Roger's Thesaurus 86
R. Paul Wilson Wild With The Ladies ungaffedAlso published here The Little Black Book 10
Steven Hamilton In The Hands Wild Card Also published here The Little Black Book 19
Stephen Tucker The Xerox Effect signature multiplies on blank cardsVariations Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 8) 2683
Paul Cummins The Workingman's Wild Card from a shuffled deck in use... Part One 11
Brother John Hamman, Arturo de Ascanio The Really Wild Nine-Card Trick nine black and one red become nine red and one blackInspired by Card College - Volume 2 321
Miguel Gomez Wild By Twos ungaffed The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 69
Tommy Wonder The Tamed Card using double facers, sticky card, no table requiredVariations The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 183
Michael Close, Shigeo Takagi You Hue spectator's name is duplicated, using name index, variation on Takagi's "The Wild Blanks" Workers Number 5 16
Dominique Duvivier Printing Wild Card routineVariations Magie Duvivier 27
Tommy Wonder The Creative Process how he developed "The Tamed Card" The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 181
Bob King Domesticated Wild Card one double-facer Five-Star Magic 24
Harry Riser Wild Homing Card four Jokers change into duplicates of selection, then back, selection travels back repeatedly after being discarded The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 194
Pablo Domenèch Wild Card nine card monte, with seven cards La Magia de Pablo Domènech 117
Pablo Domenèch Wild Card Plus nine card monte, with seven cards La Magia de Pablo Domènech 124
Harry Lorayne Real Wild Cards Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 12) 2151
Larry Jennings Seven-Card Monte Gypsy Curse Jennings '67 131
Karl Fulves The Convert four cards all become bite marks The Vampire Chronicles 61
Thomas Alan Waters Gypsy Cursive Virtual Foolery 29
Hiroyuki Sakai Wild Cards Primera blank cards turn into selection, first published in Japanese in 1993 Wild Cards Primera 1
Bruce Cervon Wild Card Hard-Boiled Mysteries 105
Alexander de Cova Perfect 9-Card-Monte with three-card-monte introInspired by Secrets No. 2 33
Ron Bauer Sudden Death Gypsy Curse Sudden Death Gypsy Curse 1
Jim Lee Nine Card Monte with Ace of Diamonds and eight blank cardsRelated to Card File Two 137
Michael Boden Boden's Wild Card Routine eight blank cards become duplicates of selection, new handlingAlso published here Card File Two 144
Stephen Tucker, Aldo Colombini King-Ko's signature multiplies on blank cardsInspired by Standing Room Only 12
David Regal The Color of Science red joker turns blue kings red Constant Fooling 1 83
Darwin Ortiz, Peter Kane, Fred Kaps Beat the Devil ungaffed Gypsy Course handling, tarot cards Scams & Fantasies with Cards 196
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Everywhere And Nowhere #3 an additional nine cards change into selection Hofzinser's Card Tricks 122
Wesley James Watch the Wild Ace "final", double-face & split-faced, indifferent cards change into an ace of each suit, then all into aces of clubsInspired by
  • "Watch the Ace!" (Peter Kane, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 19 No. 8)
Enchantments 461
Dave Campbell Beyond Belief card chosen, five double-blank cards shown, one exchange with selection and the blank cards become duplicates of selection, then blank again The Dave Campbell Legacy 223
Syd Segal T(w)oo Wild Jokers three joker change into kings to match selection Full Metal Jacket 14
Max Maven Blanket Best of Friends - Volume III 407
David Solomon Solomon's Gypsy Curse The Wisdom of Solomon 164
Nick Trost Bigfoot footprints appear on blank cards Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 211
Al Thatcher, Nick Trost Al Thatcher's Version Inspired by Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 216
Tom Hubbard, Nick Trost Tom Hubbard's Version Inspired by Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 218
Arturo de Ascanio The Magical Nine nine black and one red become nine red and one blackInspired by The Magic of Ascanio - More Studies of Card Magic 159
Ken Krenzel Facial selection reverses and comes to top, then small packet printing and unprinting Relaxed Impossibilities 117
Steve Beam Super Vision packet with eight Nines changes to Sixes Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 183
Fred Kaps The Program is Wild idea for wild card plot Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 29) 259
Oliver Meech Changing Expressions Wild Card routine with passport photographs Plot Twists 62
Darwin Ortiz New Darwin's Wild Card updated handlingInspired by Lessons in Card Mastery 261
Steven Hamilton In the Hands Wild Card three double facersAlso published here The Magic of Steven Hamilton 77
Christian Scherer Der Zigeuner am Oktoberfest Gypsy Curse handling, using larger cardsInspired by Schlaglichter 160
Paul Vigil The Unexpected Wild Card fair selection matched by packet of duplicate prediction cards, on repeat the prediction packet changes to match new selection, "trick that cannot be explained"Inspired by The Doors of Deception 159