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

"Will you challenge the Black Knight again?"

Relevant Marketplace items linked to this game

Wanted
Machine - Wanted
Magnolia, TX
$ 50.00
2,000 (OBO)
Machine - For Sale
Magnolia, TX
2,100
Machine - For Sale
Buckner, MO
Wanted
Machine - Wanted
Jackson, WI

Pinside rating

This game has received 261 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 7.539 out of 10.

7.539

Top 100 ranking

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


Rating comments

There are 126 rating comments for this game.

Owners / Wishlisters / Places to play

577 Pinsiders have this game in their collections.

347 Pinsiders have this game on their wishlist.

69 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.

3,700 (OBO)
Sale Pending!
Li, NY
2,000 (OBO)
Machine - For Sale
Magnolia, TX
2,100
Machine - For Sale
Buckner, MO

Price estimate

We have seen this game for sale in the Pinside Market 55 times. The median asking price is $1,700

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Recent Pinsider scores

The most recently logged high scores by Pinsiders.

Magneto8472
on Black Knight
110,820
germanhomer
on Black Knight
284,470
Solublegilles
on Black Knight
181,540
kyriel
on Black Knight
4,359,000
MultiBallMike
on Black Knight
3,461,610
chaskett
on Black Knight
3,600,210
Mattsky
on Black Knight
9,999,999
Navyfp
on Black Knight
3,125,000


Instructions card

Card courtesy of Peter “Inkochnito” Koch


On the forum

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