The Economics of Pinball

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Tue, Nov 24th, 2009 14:43 by capnasty NEWS

In 1980, pinball went digital, multi-ball, and multi-media starting with the game Black Knight. Black Knight brought pinball to a new level, literally speaking, because it was among the first games with ramps and elevated flippers; but even more importantly, it brought a new challenge that drew in and solidified a pinball crowd. In doing so it also set the pinball market on a path that would eventually lead to its demise.

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