Centaur II


Centaur II

Centaur II is a remake from 1983 of the classic 1981 game Bally Centaur. It has exactly the same playfield layout and features that made Centaur unique: 5-ball Multiball, speech with echo and a captive ball that can hit four in-line drop targets.

The only difference between Centaur and Centaur II is in the shape of the game: Centaur II has a different type of backbox and a smaller backglass. This is because Centaur II was made from leftover cabinets from Rapid Fire, a shooting game that didn't sell as well as Bally had anticipated.

Design team

Game Design: Jim Patla
Software: Rehman Merchant
Artwork: Paul Faris

Game details

Bally Manufacturing Co.
June 1983
Solid state
1,550 produced
$3610 - $4190
Custom shape


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Price history

Price estimate

This game has been listed a total number of 38 times on the Pinside Marketplace, most recently on 2024-06-06.

In the past 2 years, we've seen it listed 5 times. The median asking price (trimmed median) was $3,900

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Game quote

"Destroy Centaur"

Pinside rating

This game has received 62 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 7.639 out of 10.


Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #160 in the Pinside Pinball Top 100.

Rating comments

There are 27 rating comments for this game.

Owners / Wishlisters / Places to play

97 Pinsiders have this game in their collections.

173 Pinsiders have this game on their wishlist.

11 public locations to play this machine.

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