90 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Prediction / B'Wave & Variations
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Bob Still And Then There Were None small-packet Brainwave posed as a problem, face-up three card monteInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 69
Roy Walton Four Card Brainwave Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio) 142
Jochen Zmeck Vorherbestimmt oder vorausgesagt? four Queens in envelope, one is named, it is odd-backed and reversed, repeated with Kings, partial rough-smooth Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 7
Edward Marlo Thought Reversal from small packet thought of card turns over, Acrobatic Cards On the Acrobatic Cards 62
Alan Alan, Corvello You Read My Mind Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 44
Brother John Hamman A Four-tunate Choice four Fours, two are freely chosen, they are odd-backed and the other Fours change to QueensVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio) 542
Karl Fulves Carbon Copy two packets with ace to four are sympatheticRelated to Notes From Underground 11
Gene Nielsen Mindwave Two with four cards with letters on it, see also p. 460 for suggestion by Robert SchwartzInspired byVariations The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 75) 373
E. Leslie May Mindwave Two... and a Half! with four cards with letters on it, variation of handlingInspired by The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 86) 428
Trevor Lewis Simplicity five cards, Elmsley Count Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 47
Roger Smith Mental Reverse Five five cards, spectator thinks of one, it is predicted on cardboard and has odd backRelated to Revolutionary Card Compositions 2 5
Ray Cox Odd Cards Out four cards in a envelope, suit is chosen and card turns blank, gag The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 109) 543
Edward Marlo Tabled Think Ace ungaffed Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 29
Jon Racherbaumer Spread Think Ace named deck is face up in deck Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 30
Edward Marlo Cased-In Technicolor Thought gaffed Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 38
Edward Marlo More Technicolor Thought named ace in Ace Packet is reversed and odd-backed
- R-B Double-Backed Think Ace
- Swindle Technicolor Thought
- Four-Card Technicolor Thought No. 1
- Four-Card Technicolor Thought No. 2
Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 11) 145
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Choice ten cards, card with odd colored sticker is selected The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 159) 792
Dai Vernon Four-Card Brainwave - The First Method four aces, named ace turns out to be reversed and odd-backed, for credit information see referenceRelated toAlso published here Four-Card Brainwave 3
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz The Second Method red/blue double backerAlso published here Four-Card Brainwave 4
Sam Leo Horowitz The Third Method double backer Four-Card Brainwave 6
Sam Schwartz The Fourth Method double backer Four-Card Brainwave 7
Sam Leo Horowitz The Sixth Method named ace reversed in packet, multiple out strategy Four-Card Brainwave 11
Karl Fulves Historic Note ...on the Four-Card Brainwave effect Four-Card Brainwave 13
Sam Leo Horowitz The Fifth Method no extra card, double index aces, double backers Four-Card Brainwave 8
Dai Vernon Odd Backed Ace named ace has different colored back Four-Card Brainwave 13
Unknown Four-Card Brainwave Four-Card Brainwave 13
Sam Leo Horowitz Five-Card Brainwave two poker hands dealt, one card chosen, when re-dealt, this card reverses itself, two phases, double backers and rough-smoothRelated to Four-Card Brainwave 14
Karl Fulves, Father Cyprian, Sam Schwartz Brainstorm essentially B'Wave effect, ungaffed methodRelated toVariations Four-Card Brainwave 17
Karl Fulves Cross Fire Ace to Four of Hearts and Spades, performer reverses a card in each pile, odd and even values named and they match Transpo Trix 47
Karl Fulves Blanker Blue other cards shown blank Transpo Trix 49
Karl Fulves Kaleidoscope Ace through Four of Hearts removed from two different decks, performer reverses a card in each pile, they're named values and have transposed backs, optional transformation kicker Transpo Trix 50
Karl Fulves Snark Hunt Aces and Jacks removed, named ones turn over and transpose, posed as problem, see reference for method clueRelated toVariations Transpo Trix 80
Karl Fulves 4-Card Brainwave credit informationRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 23) 89
Karl Fulves Quartet Gaff comment on Ace with four indices on one sideRelated to Four-Card Brainwave 10
Philip T. Goldstein Brevis odd back and three other cards have different values Goldstein's Gallery 11
Karl Fulves Red Blues ungaffed B'Wave method, "Brainstorm II"Inspired by The Chronicles (Issue 13) 1194
Jerry K. Hartman Brainwave Dectet ten-card brainwave, "embellished Hamman Count"Related to The Chronicles (Issue 22) 1284
Karl Fulves Snark Hunt clue to the methodRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 35) 137
David Britland, Trevor Lewis Ace Wave four Aces in envelope, named is reversed and has different back, with message on back for extra kicker The Talon (Issue 5) 67
Gene Maze The Guaranteed Greatest Envelope Prediction with four envelopes and different front and back color kicker The Gene Maze Card Book 44
Jerry K. Hartman Sixtet with packet and false count, card is not reversed, only odd-backedRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 27) 1333
Philip T. Goldstein New Wave spectator reverses one of five ESP cards, same is reversed in packet in envelopeVariations shuffled lecture 3
Philip T. Goldstein New Wave spectator reverses one of five ESP cards, same is reversed in packet in envelope 12/12 1
Karl Fulves On Four-Card Brainwave credit information A History of the Brainwave Principle 92
Dai Vernon Four Card Brainwave 1955Also published here A History of the Brainwave Principle 92
Dai Vernon 4-as-4 Brainwave using 4-as-4 count, method guess A History of the Brainwave Principle 94
Karl Fulves Janewave spectator mixes four-card packet behind back and choses a card, mate is also reversed, "Brainrave" Worknotes On Brainwave 115
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz The Vernon-Horowitz Method red/blue double backerAlso published here A History of the Brainwave Principle 93
Karl Fulves The Multiple Shift credit information and application to four-card brainwave Worknotes On Brainwave 110
Edward Marlo Impact-Collision-Crash four Queens in four envelopes with holes, chosen Queen turns over twice, chosen Queen vanishes, then reappears in an envelope with odd backInspired byAlso published here
  • MUM, Jan. 1978
At The Table 114
Max Maven Psychic Twins based on Steranko's "Voodoo Card" and Fulves' "Computer Cards" The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33) 314
David Britland Consumer Control chosen ESP card is reversed in packet in envelope, partial rough-smoothInspired by Psychomancy 25
David Britland Royal Decree spectator finds out of which King the performer is thinking Psychomancy 40
Karl Fulves 4-Card Brainwave aces in handkerchief folded to bag, named one is turned over, posed as problem Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part Two 54
Karl Fulves Non-Working Trix #1 B'Wave version in which cards are set-up in a box in a configuration so they can be made to fall into correct face-up/face-down state Interlocutor (Issue 47) 198
Edward Marlo The Mental Four one of four cards thought of, performer reverses one, it's the right one, repeatedRelated to
  • The Linking Ring, Sep. 1963, p. 65
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 227
Edward Marlo Observations B'Wave type effect with three double backers and quartet gaff M.I.N.T. — Volume I 230
Brother John Hamman Four-Tunate Choice four Fours, two are freely chosen, they are odd-backed and the other Fours change to QueensVariationsAlso published here The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 216
Karl Fulves Tenvelopes ten cards in ten envelopes, performer and spectator each chose a card from those, envelopes shuffled and dealt, performer wins and the two previous selections are odd-backed
- Tenotes (Envelopoker)
Related toVariations Prototype 49
Joel Kahn I was so sure! Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 2) 1745
Ken Krenzel Tubemogrification four queens pushed through deck ala tunnel effect, named one turned over, changed back color, rest changes to aces Close-up Impact! 148
Philip T. Goldstein Blunk six cards and a die, other cards are blank The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 4) 6
Stephen Tucker The Amazing Four Aces Trick.. Abridged.. Vol: 1 (on separate sheet), b'wave with four cards and a bookInspired by
  • Mark Leveridge's "Cards on Parade"
New Close-Up Lecture 11
Edward Marlo Roughed Think Ace named ace is reversed and odd-backed, double-enders, rough-smooth The Olram File (Issue 13) 13
Aldo Colombini Aldo's "Clean" Parade of the Kings one of four court cards thought of, it's odd-backed and other cards blankInspired by
  • Mark Leveridge handling
Card File 91
Dominique Duvivier Nervous Breakdown B'wave type of routine, spectator can freely choose any King without Equivoque Magie Duvivier 40
James Swain Boxed B'Wave Twisting phases with Queens, named Queen then travels to case, finally turns over and changes back color Miracles with Cards 32
Karl Fulves Silent Knight proposed effect for four-card brainwaveRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 4) 87
Karl Fulves Loves Diamonds, Seeks Romance version of the four-card brainwave, Queen selected, other cards are Jacks and other Queens in caseRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 4) 78
Karl Fulves 4-Card Brainwave Handling The Vampire Chronicles 90
Ron Aldrich Invitation to Imagination presentation for B'Wave with envelope L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 118
Nick Trost Eight-Card Brainwave VariationsAlso published here The Card Magic of Nick Trost 199
Karl Fulves House No. 5 four deuces, one named, it's the only one face-down, it's placed in case, then four cards removed from case - they're the jacksRelated to The Vampire Chronicles 71
Karl Fulves Blue Blood no-force version of "House No. 5", using two-compartment wallet or envelopeRelated to The Vampire Chronicles 85
Karl Fulves Silent Knight four queens, one placed in case, suit named, other three queens shown and named one is missing, in case are only the four Jacks, version of "House No. 5"Related to The Vampire Chronicles 88
Karl Fulves Think of a Vampire spectator think of either a jack or king (his choice), in four-card-packet his card is the only reversed one, the other three are Sixes, quartet type gimmick The Vampire Papers 102
Karl Fulves Skeleton Crew four kings in one case, four jacks in another, king thought of, performer transfers one in jacks case, it's thought-of one and gets a big hole in the middle The Vampire Papers 105
Karl Fulves Over Exposed four queens in envelope, two card selected, those turn over and become blank Lost Vampire Secrets 212
Karl Fulves Double Brainwave "Problems"
five-card brainwave version with transformation element, posed as a problem
Related to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 78
Karl Fulves, Norman Houghton Do You Have ESP? No. 17, spectator selects only odd-backed card from packet New Self-Working Card Tricks 27
Sam Schwartz Twister four Aces, backs change, then named Ace is only odd-backed one, presentation by Karl FulvesRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 151
R. Paul Wilson 8cardBW+2 Inspired byAlso published here Omerta 7
David Regal Lonely are the B'Wave Constant Fooling 1 94
Michel Huot I Really Knew It four Aces, one chosen, "I knew it" written on other three and "I really knew it" on chosen one Seven By Michel Huot 5
Sveroni Verdrehte Voraussage B'Wave variation with jumbo cards Variationen 13
Rene Clement B'wave It Goodbuy Best of Friends - Volume III 194
Karl Fulves Dr. Jackyl four Aces shown, vampire card dropped on top, named Ace vanishesRelated to Prolix (Issue 6) 418
R. Paul Wilson Eight BW Plus Two Variation on Nick Trost's Eight Card Brainwave effect.Inspired byAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 126
Jon Racherbaumer B'Wave Notes Facsimile (Issue 6) 66
Harapan Ong Twisted Choices Kings and Aces, twisting effect with one packet, chosen suit transposes between packets Principia 238