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 288 times on the Pinside Marketplace, most recently on 2024-02-17.

This past year, we've seen it listed 51 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 320 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 7.695 out of 10.


Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #141 in the Pinside Pinball Top 100.

Rating comments

There are 176 rating comments for this game.

Owners / Wishlisters / Places to play

784 Pinsiders have this game in their collections.

592 Pinsiders have this game on their wishlist.

72 public locations to play this machine.

Market value

There are currently 3 ads for this game on our Market place.

3,000 (OBO)
Machine - For Sale
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Machine - For Trade
Vista, CA
3,011 (OBO)
Machine - For Sale
Lee's Summit, MO

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