Black Knight (Williams, 1980)

Black Knight

Black Knight

Black Knight is a pinball machine from November 1980, manufactured by Williams Electronic Games, Inc.

The Black Knight is a milestone in the evolution of pinball. It introduced many of new designs to pinball. It was the first game with the patented "Magna-Save" feature. It was the first with a two-level playing field, and faceted inserts in the playfield.

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Design team

Concept: Steve Ritchie
Game Design: Steve Ritchie
Mechanics: Steve Ritchie
Software: Larry DeMar
Electronics: Larry DeMar
Artwork: Tony Ramunni



Game details

51
November 1980
Solid state
Williams System 7
13,075 produced
$1570 - $1830
Normal
Digital
4
4
3
3
#310
Unknown


Black Knight (base game)Black Knight Limited Edition

Flyers


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Game quote

"I cannot fight you, you win."

Relevant Marketplace items linked to this game

$ 66.95
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3,500 (OBO)
Machine - For Sale
Denver, CO
$ 117.00
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€ 3.95
Flipper Parts
Multigame
From: $ 9.00
$ 66.95
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Pinside rating

This game has received 248 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 7.482 out of 10.

7.482

Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #150 in the Pinside Pinball Top 100.


Rating comments

There are 114 rating comments for this game.

Owners / Wishlisters / Places to play

481 Pinsiders have this game in their collections.
250 Pinsiders have this game on their wishlist.
53 public locations known where you can play this machine.


On the market

There is currently 1 ad (related to this game) on the Pinside Market place.
We have spotted 3 items (related to this game) on Ebay.

3,500 (OBO)
Machine - For Sale
Denver, CO
$ 450.00
Ebay - Machines
Cincinnati, OH
$ 2,500.00

Price estimate

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Recent Pinsider scores

The most recently logged high scores by Pinsiders.

pinheadpurdy
on Black Knight
391,720
Joe_Schmoe
on Black Knight
2,316,640
Joe_Schmoe
on Black Knight
1,927,200
UltraPeepi
on Black Knight
926,150
Rasputin55
on Black Knight
1,984,500
Majdi
on Black Knight
127,530


Instructions card

Card courtesy of Peter “Inkochnito” Koch


On the forum

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