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Gardner, Martin: A Die of Another Color
©1995 Karl Fulves
Softcover, 40 pages
Die of Another
              Color
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Martin Gardner: A Die of Another Color

Comments: Illustrated by Joseph K. Schmidt. A full treatise on controlling the dice throw, with chapters on dice-cup throws and throws from the hand

Contents:

1 Introduction
1 Introduction: to dice moves and the cup required
3 Basic Tosses
4 Classifying Controls
4 In Closing

6 The Classic Palm
6 The Classic Palm
8 Control 1: number you call is bottom of control dice
10 Rolling Any Number
11 Controlling Two Dice
12 Control 2: approach 2
13 Control 3: approach 3
14 Control 4 Little Finger Palm
15 Control 5: approach 2
17 Control 6: variation of Fechter and Walsh handlings
17 Control 7: another variation
18 Control 8: John Scarne
19 Control 9: Kick-off-shot
20 Addendum: Steve Forte

21 The Basic Grip
21 Basic Grip
22 The Pick Up
23 Control 10: control one die among two
24 Control 11
25 Control 12
25 Control 13: Scarne's favorite of cheats

27 Without the Cup
27 Control 1: sliding die
28 Control 2: another version
29 Control 3: Burton Williams
29 Control 4: whip shot
31 Control 5: inverted whip shot
32 Control 6: Scarne, variation
32 Control 7: Ed Marlo
33 Control 8: an original control
34 Control 9: similar to dump shot control with a cup
35 Control 10: blanket roll
36 Control 11: wall control
37 Control 12: whimsical control
38 Addendum

39 The Finish
39 Surprise Finish: good end to a demonstration

40 Bibliography



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