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
$1480 - $1720
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

1,500 (OBO)
Sale Pending!
San Diego, CA
$ 75.95
Cabinet - Shooter Rods
Super Skill Shot Shop
From: $ 9.00
2,300 (OBO)
Machine - For Sale
King, NC
$ 76.95
Cabinet - Shooter Rods
Super Skill Shot Shop
$ 20.00

Pinside rating

This game has received 249 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 7.547 out of 10.

7.547

Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #134 in the Pinside Pinball Top 100.


Rating comments

There are 119 rating comments for this game.

Owners / Wishlisters / Places to play

534 Pinsiders have this game in their collections.

302 Pinsiders have this game on their wishlist.

62 public locations known where you can play this machine.



On the market

There are currently 3 ads (related to this game) on the Pinside Market place.

1,800 (OBO)
Machine - For Sale
Bolingbrook, IL
1,500 (OBO)
Sale Pending!
San Diego, CA
2,300 (OBO)
Machine - For Sale
King, NC

Price estimate

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Recent Pinsider scores

The most recently logged high scores by Pinsiders.

Navyfp
on Black Knight
3,125,000
kgriffiths501
on Black Knight
2,898,920
gtown
on Black Knight
571,040
MrSerious
on Black Knight
1,170,240
B60WizWorld
on Black Knight
1,504,830
Tatooinesky
on Black Knight
959,760
dpapclare
on Black Knight
2,313,740
MukiJames
on Black Knight
69,740


Instructions card

Card courtesy of Peter “Inkochnito” Koch


On the forum

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