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The Lord of the RingsThe greatest adventure of all time is now STERN Pinballs epic pinball machine for all ages. THE LORD OF THE RINGS pinball machine features exciting elements from New Line Cinemas box office hits, THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING and THE TWO TOWERS, as well as the most anticipated installment yet, THE RETURN OF THE KING, which opens worldwide on December 17th. The goal of THE LORD OF THE RINGS pinball machine is to collect the Elf Rings, the Dwarf Rings, and the mortal men rings, thereby forming The One Ring. Then destroy The One Ring through collecting all three movies. THE LORD OF THE RINGS pinball machine offers nonstop action at its best in the form of the following mechanismsA Balrog toy that pivots when hit by the ball, revealing the jump ramp that leads to The One RingA magnet in the center of The One Ring which pulls the ball in and then feeds another ramp shaped in the form of Aragorns legendary Narsil sword Four multiball modes, including one for each movie, as well as for Gollum The Orthanc and Baraddur Towers. Players can knock down Baraddur, which also features the eye of Sauron A small playfield in the upper left hand corner represents that of The Paths of the Dead Twelve action figures from Play Along toys interspersed throughout the playfield. The pinball features original speech from Elijah Wood Frodo, as well as John RhysDavies Gimli the Dwarf. Backglass and cabinet artwork for THE LORD OF THE RINGS was created by artist Jerry Vanderstelt, while playfield art was designed by Kevin OConnor. Sounds and special effects were produced by Chris Granner. Rules are by Keith Johnson on his first outing since The SimpsonsPinball Party.Players of all levels will love THE LORD OF THE RINGS, Gary STERN said. And for those truly familiar with the movies and books, the pinball machine follows the story perfectly. All those involved in the design of the pinball machine are true fans of THE LORD OF THE RINGS, with intimate knowledge of it. That is why this game is so great the designers were into this title. THE LORD OF THE RINGS movie trilogy is produced and directed by Peter Jackson.

Lord of The Rings was produced by Stern Pinball, Inc. in 2003.

Stern Pinball, Inc. released 125 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1999. Stern Pinball, Inc. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Stern Pinball, Inc. during the time period Lord of The Rings was produced include: Playboy, RollerCoaster Tycoon, Harley-Davidson (2nd Edition), High Roller Casino, Austin Powers, Monopoly, Simpsons Pinball Party, The, Simpsons Pinball Party, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, and Ripley's Believe It or Not!


Name Lord of The Rings
Developer Stern Pinball, Inc. (United States)
Year 2003
Type Pinball
KLOV/MOG # 13606
Sub-Type Solid State
# Maximum Players 4
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Lord of The Rings Census

There are 14,958 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,547 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,359 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 73 known instances of this machine owned by Lord of The Rings collectors who are active members. Of these, 73 of them are original dedicated machines.

Wanted - There are 9 active VAPS members currently looking for Lord of The Rings.

This game ranks a 8 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 15 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. Pinball Compendium : 1982 to Present Shalhoub (ISBN 0764323008) Page: 247; Color photo

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2015 1 4,255.00 4,255.00
2016 4 4,226.25 4,154.38
2018 2 5,192.00 5,192.00
All Years 7 4,255.00 4,465.21


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