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.

This title is part of group: "Black Knight"

Design team

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

Game details

November 1980
Solid state
Williams System 7
13,075 produced
$2770 - $3230


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Price history

Price estimate

This game has been listed a total number of 240 times on the Pinside Marketplace, most recently on 2023-03-27.

This past year, we've seen it listed 32 times. The median asking price (trimmed median) was $3,000

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Game quote

"The Black Knight will slay you!"

Pinside rating

This game has received 317 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 7.733 out of 10.


Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #132 in the Pinside Pinball Top 100.

Rating comments

There are 173 rating comments for this game.

Owners / Wishlisters / Places to play

765 Pinsiders have this game in their collections.

545 Pinsiders have this game on their wishlist.

71 public locations to play this machine.

Market value

There is currently 1 ad (related to this game) on the Pinside Market place.

3,500 (Firm)
Machine - For Sale
Vista, CA

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