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Black Knight - Sword of Rage Club - Honourable Knights Only

By NeilMcRae

2 years ago

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“Black Knight - Sword of Rage Club - Honourable Knights Only”

  • Pro 83 votes
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  • LE 86 votes

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Post #3 Black Knight Feature matrix. Posted by NeilMcRae (2 years ago)

Post #27 Rules card. Posted by NeilMcRae (2 years ago)

Post #539 remove upper Playfield Posted by Captainhook (2 years ago)

Post #4057 Link to Upper Playfield removal video. Posted by PeterG (1 day ago)

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#37 2 years ago

Have you guys made a deposit or paid for the machines yet or are they just reservations?

1 month later
#224 2 years ago

LE owners please post your machine # when you receive it.

#226 2 years ago
Quoted from John_I:

My LE comes tomorrow. Does anyone sell clear plastic protectors yet? How about Cliffy protectors? Anyone adding mylar or other protection want to share?

Who did you buy it from?

#234 2 years ago
Quoted from Wmsfan:

Why do you want to know the number?

Just think itd be fun to see who got what #.

Quoted from cjmjmm2006:

Black Knight LE #11 is in the house at Helicon Brewing in Oakdale PA! Can't wait to shoot it tonight!
[quoted image][quoted image]

Now thats a good #

#250 2 years ago

Is the upper lock only a lock or does it open up to be used as a shot/ramp that lets the ball go thru it without it locking...

#309 2 years ago

Still waiting for an LE. Anyone else still waiting for an LE?

#356 2 years ago

What is a "shooter groove tune?"@

#362 2 years ago
Quoted from taz:

I don't know, more of a bug fix than anything else. I love the game, but I don't expect any improvements at this point, though I wish I was wrong.

What a pessimist. In spite of getting 2 huge updates in a matter of 2 weeks you think it wont advance much beyond this?? Wheres your logic?

#364 2 years ago

Just got word my LE will arrive tomorrow!

#380 2 years ago

Im in with #453! Unreal game it is Steve Ritchies Magna Carta.

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#391 2 years ago

My sound is scratchy as well but i installed code .94 without playing the code it came with.
I adjusted the music attenuation to -15 and the speech attenuation to 3. It amps up the music and cuts the vocals diwn a bit.

As far as the new modes rules. Id rather have to re acquire the mode then to start it from where i left off at the last ball. It feels weird to just start a ball in the middle of a mode.

#425 2 years ago

Dear Tim Sexton,
Please turn the music vocals up in the next update.
Your biggest fan.

Also just to constructively critique.
1. More confirmation when modes are completed.
2.Clearification of progress to defeating modes.
3.More to do with the power features, like Iron Maiden.
4.Incorporate lower orbit gates open more.
5.Upper lock when not locking balls, leave open so as to act like a scoop shot back to the upper flipper and incorporate that into the game.
6. Combos & combo champ
7. More to do with power sword.

#428 2 years ago

Ive got the music attenuation to -10 and the speech to 3. But the vocals in the music need to be turned up. "You got the power, you got the might" part needs to be louder.

#433 2 years ago

"This is the biggest lizard I could find!"

#435 2 years ago
Quoted from chuckwurt:

Yeah good point. That would be a great addition to all the modes to have the enemies show damage as you complete them.

Even just a health bar or percentage... i feel like the additional graphics for cutting off hydra heads and hell hand fingers might be asking too much.

#437 2 years ago
Quoted from mthirkell:

That would be a low end solution, but one that I would accept. Actual damage would be badass.

Id be happy if it just let me know when they were defeated. And id rather the mode end when the ball drains. Not end in completion but end and need to be re-acquired to complete

#448 2 years ago
Quoted from pinupgirl1975:

Thank you mathazar ! That was very nice of you to do for me! Should I post the design in here? Or no?


#460 2 years ago

I toned down the shaker in mine. It was shaking my house.
I turned one of weights on the shaker 90 degrees.

#470 2 years ago
Quoted from Mando:

How did you get the screw loose? I am having a heck of a time on mine want to do the 90 degree as well.

Its T-10 hex screw on the top of either weight on the shaker motor. Youll take the hex screw all the way out, rotate 90 degrees, and put the hex screw in the other hole.

#532 2 years ago

I imagine they have been on premiums for about a week.

1 week later
#579 2 years ago

Straight from the Kings mouth.

I hope someone will post the following onto the BKSOR thread. Thanks.

Hey Guys, I have some fixes for a couple problems you guys have mentioned on Pinside:

For JeffsPinballPalace:

Your Minion/Monster modes are set on difficult, and that's why you are frustrated! Go to game features adjustments. Adjustment #'s 21, 22, 23. 24, and 25 adjust the Worm, Hydra, Hell Hand, Magma Beast, and Lich Lords. Set them to Easy or Medium. I am not a good player and just completed 4 of them on Medium. There are not 3 levels to the modes. The modes are simple to achieve when set to factory Medium. Now we can calm down and enjoy some pinball!

To Anaraf, and anyone else who is having trouble shooting up the Flail lane to the upper playfield:

Power off. Take the glass off the playfield. Get a ball out of the trough. Level the Flail horizontally with your hand and rub the ball along both side walls and the floor *simultaneously* in the flail lane up and down from top to bottom. If you feel a click on the ball passing over one or more of the screws securing the flail lane floor, grab a #2 Phillips screwdriver and tighten them until you don't feel the click anymore. Screws sticking up too high will make it difficult to get the ball up to the upper playfield. The ball will slam into stuff on the the bottom of the upper playfield.

You could be having other problems with the flail lane, since you removed the upper playfield, which is no crime, but perhaps it didn't get fastened down correctly. Get a flashlight and see if you can see any obstruction in the ball's path up to the 180 degree scoop. You may have to take the playfield off again to see if wires or anything else are hanging down in the ball's path. Good luck!

Someone wrote that the Upper Playfield Cables running through the back panel don't all fit in the holes. Not true. If it were true, how did we ever build games and connect the connectors? The biggest connector goes in first, then the smaller cables on the left side. Form the wires coming out of the big connector to lay down parallel with the long edge of the connector a bit before you try this.

BKSOR definitely has flipper and other coil power adjustments! I suggest you use them before you alter your games.

Whip out your manuals and find all the adjustments you can make. There are more in BKSOR than ever before. Our engineers, Mark Guidarelli, Chuck Bleich, Tim Sexton and others have worked their butts off to advance our software and hardware. Put it to good use. Make your game fun for you, eliminate cranky posts, and enjoy your games as you like them.

Most of our games now have interlock switches on the coin door. When you open the door power is disconnected from the playfield. The interlock switch can be defeated for service by pulling it out (towards the coin door) a click. Voila! You can now enter diagnostics and make adjustments. Be careful.

Please read your manuals!

Steve Ritchie

#593 2 years ago
Quoted from newpinbin:

Did you email him?

No he posted that to facebook.

#601 2 years ago

1 more hour!

#621 1 year ago

So when is tim sexton, steve ritchie, or DeadFlip going to inform us where we can get the 2 plastic protectors and "playfield enhancement?" As shown in the livestream.

1 week later
#674 1 year ago
Quoted from NYP:

The screws are tight. Those balls are attached to springs, don't see any way to adjust the distance the balls stick out, my stainless ramp is getting a beating. I can't be the only one having this problem? Best I can figure, if to cut a look off the spring and re-attach, but that looks like a PITA.

Did you post a pic of the damage it caused, id like to see.

3 weeks later
#884 1 year ago

How is everyone liking the new code??

#902 1 year ago
Quoted from TheRudyB:

To paraphrase the Joker “What happened? Did his balls drop off?”
Sorry, but these call outs completely ruin the image of the Black Knight for me. When I want humor with my knights and castles, I’ll play Medieval Madness.
So perhaps another adjustment can be created in the next code release. Call it Black Knight Persona. Options are Evil Badass or Bully Wuss.

To each their own.. i havent installed the new update yet but ill be sure to voice my opinion as well.

#948 1 year ago
Quoted from John_I:

I did have a minor bug tonight. The game awarded me an extra ball and followed that by saying extra ball is lit. I must have hit the extra ball the first instant that it was available and the effects go reversed!

Same thing happened to me a couple times. All having to do with the extra ball. Once it played the extra ball acquired screen twice in a row but i only got one extra ball. Another time it played the acquired extra ball followed by extra ball lit but extra ball was not lit.

#1004 1 year ago

Yes. Stern is an ass for not letting LE owners get the first shot at those albums. I bid up to $140 on the ebay one last night... it sold for $202.
Theres no way I could have gotten one, i live on the other side of the country.

1 month later
#1223 1 year ago

Topper screenshot

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#1230 1 year ago
Quoted from monte_:

I am using the new code. I have an LE. Any other ideas? I will call Stern this week

Mine are always red but his chin/mouth changes color

1 week later
#1301 1 year ago

Just need my BK topper
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#1317 1 year ago

A couple sources said theyre not done with the code.

1 month later
#1499 1 year ago

No mention of anything new coming in the latest stern newsletter. Which is odd because of all the topper talk, maybe next month.

#1505 1 year ago

Havent turned my bksor le on for about a month. I wont sell it but it needs some help on the code. Hopefully Tim Sexton is working on it.

#1514 1 year ago

Steve says it should be updated by Christmas.

2 weeks later
#1645 1 year ago

Ill be up all night waiting for tomorrow mornings big news!!

#1648 1 year ago

Excitwd to see the topper today!

#1650 1 year ago
Quoted from Jesder:

There was a post on the Stern Facebook page today titled "Get Ready Meatbags! Black (Knight) Friday 11/29/19 9AM CST"
So fingers crossed that it's new code and topper info.

Well what is it?

#1652 1 year ago

Not the surprise i was hoping for. But Stern always does a promoted lackluster reveal immediately before doing a non promoted real reveal.

#1674 1 year ago

Stern goes out of their way to piss off their fans.

#1712 1 year ago

Maybe the stern of the union will address our concerns. Does it come out today?

#1715 1 year ago
Quoted from javagrind888:

Aaaand, nothing on Stern of the Union. :/

Every first tuesday my ass

#1716 1 year ago

Not a peep about Black Knight on the newsletter. On a positive note i still have something to look forward to

#1727 1 year ago
Quoted from GamerRick:

So my distributor took my order for the Black Knight topper today! It is supposed to be released any day.

How much?

#1733 1 year ago

Sterns asleep at the wheel with this one, topper and code.

#1785 1 year ago

Got the new BK album!

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#1788 1 year ago

I want the original baby blue one now. The blue ones were on ebay i should have got it back when i saw it

1 week later
#1811 1 year ago
Quoted from newpinbin:

Where is the new code???

And the topper!

#1833 1 year ago
Quoted from Chalkey:

Here's an odd request... can anybody get me a close-ish photo of the black knight mech with a tiny Santa sat on? Like stolen from the elf on a shelf or something? Need it by noon. Reasons.

Wish i could help. But im sure someone can.

#1859 1 year ago

As far as code, dont get your hopes up and you wont be let down. I was a big advocate for this game but my enthusiasm has died. It is the best looking game stern has put out but the gameplay is lacking. It could be a great game if the code had more to offer. I own an LE and havent played it in atleast a month but i do enjoy looking at it.

#1869 1 year ago

Its got everything but code/depth. Maybe Lyman can help Timmy out like he helped Lonnie.

#1915 1 year ago

Anyone else see the marketplace ads for this game. There are about 8 LE for sale for under 7500. I went to a distributor yesterday hes got one still in the box that he cant sell and people are trading them in for a fraction of what they paid.

Any idea why they made 600 of the BKSORLE but only make 500 LE of all other games?

#1917 1 year ago

I have it on good authority that there will be a code update preview within a couple weeks. It involves more text on screen, gameplay "tweaks" and many bug fixes. And of course major topper integration. Keep an eye on the tilt forums for change notes coming soon.

The topper manufacturer is the reason for the delay.

#1926 1 year ago

This club should be called the "wheres this screw go, wheres the code club"

#1932 1 year ago

From what i understand this is not the official notes. I was told there would be on screen text in the game as well. "Shoot this shoot that"

#1967 1 year ago

This is what I get for laughing at the ghostbusters crowd when they were whining about a code update.

Its sad to see a game with great potential get shafted.

#1984 1 year ago

Theyll be livestreaming the new code on a pro at INDISC 2020 this weekend, maybe tomorrow. On twitch.iepinball

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#2054 1 year ago

Its gone the way of the dodo bird.

#2058 1 year ago

^"the team"^

Im certain there is no team working on anything bksor. One guy maybe and its not Timmy Sexton. He stopped working on the code so long ago that he forgot what he did to it.

#2084 1 year ago

Finally played yesterday. First time in months. Its a good game and i enjoy it

1 week later
#2118 1 year ago

Cant wait for the stern of the union to finally shed some light on all things bksor!

#2124 1 year ago
Quoted from ezatnova:

No mention of the code whatsoever. Gonna be a while. Also love how the link they put for the topper leads to a blank white page. Seems about fitting. Lol

Hilarious i know. Should of just been a link to a pic of a middle finger.

#2135 1 year ago

You hear that Tim Sexton! We need a 2 ball multiball.

#2180 1 year ago

Yes!! What does the require mode for catapult lock mean/do? I always thought itd be great if the catapult would just let the ball come right back out at the flipper without the 1 second lock delay when its not lit.

Hope to update tonight!

#2223 1 year ago
Quoted from newpinbin:

Just found this: Black Knight: Sword of Rage Pinball-Behind the Curtain

This video really gives you a new appreciation for the game

1 week later
#2271 1 year ago

Topper video

#2277 1 year ago
Quoted from Mudflaps:

That’s the nicest topper Stern has done to date. Hopefully no delays or mechanical issues like SW, but this will be an instant purchase for me.

Been delayed for 6 months already

1 week later
#2316 1 year ago

Are toppers available on the stern site? How are you guys getting yours?

#2345 1 year ago

Whats with this topper. Everything elsenstern announces is released within a week but not this topper

2 months later
#2594 1 year ago

Was watching the TMNT reveal and noticed something.

Is the song that starts at 1:50 minutes the same song as the triple knight challenge mode song on the alternate BKSOR soundtrack?

6 months later
#3314 6 months ago

Youd think Timmy would want his first game to be a hit, especially with the history of the black knight. He got a real opportunity to make a name for himself and blew it.
All this down time and he doesnt do a damn thing for this game.
It was definetly not a code update. It was a DJ mixer add on. And he has the balls to make a post saying hes excited for the update. What update? Wheres the content?

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