Wizard!

Wizard!

Wizard!, released in May 1975, was Bally's highest production flipper game to that date with over 10,000 units produced. The game comes at the tail end of Bally's electromechanical production schedule, and sets the stage for the company's solid state success in the years to follow. Widely regarded as one of the first proper licensed games in pinball history, Wizard! features the likenesses of Ann Margret and Roger Daltrey, stars of the 1976 Ken Russell film Tommy (a screen adaptation of the Who's rock opera of the same name). Other than its classic theme, Wizard! is notable as being the first game to showcase playfield “flip flags”, a feature used on only a handful of other Bally games.

The machine exists in 3 slightly different versions-

#Sample-games, as seen on the flyer, had the short-lived "upside-down-frame" on the backbox and cabinet-colors were black and red instead of blue and red.

#the last production-run had the new-styled apron-artwork featuring the big BALLY-logo.

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Design team

Game Design: Greg Kmiec



Game details

2126
Bally Manufacturing Co.
May 1975
(Electro) Mechanical
10,005 produced
$1480 - $1720
Normal
Mechanical Reels
4
2
0
0
#2803
Unknown


Flyers


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Marketing slogan

"Your senses will never be the same!"

Pinside rating

This game has received 66 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 7.708 out of 10.

7.708

Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #143 in the Pinside EM Top 100.


Rating comments

There are 36 rating comments for this game.

Owners / Wishlisters / Places to play

307 Pinsiders have this game in their collections.

101 Pinsiders have this game on their wishlist.

50 public locations known where you can play this machine.



On the market

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2,500 (Firm)
Machine - For Sale
Indianapolis, IN

Price estimate

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Recent Pinsider scores

The most recently logged high scores by Pinsiders.

kst8cat
on Wizard!
48,260
e3thomas
on Wizard!
225,120
Timballwizard
on Wizard!
30,590
TempleTheBard
on Wizard!
121,970
thezacman
on Wizard!
282,440
flipbill
on Wizard!
93,800
balt
on Wizard!
39,500
JRC6000
on Wizard!
131,830


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