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

"Will you challenge the Black Knight again?"

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Pinside rating

This game has received 249 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 7.533 out of 10.

7.533

Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #137 in the Pinside Pinball Top 100.


Rating comments

There are 119 rating comments for this game.

Owners / Wishlisters / Places to play

521 Pinsiders have this game in their collections.

297 Pinsiders have this game on their wishlist.

63 public locations known where you can play this machine.



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Recent Pinsider scores

The most recently logged high scores by Pinsiders.

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
Drickey86
on Black Knight
3,255,500


Instructions card

Card courtesy of Peter “Inkochnito” Koch


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