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Playboy was produced by Bally Manufacturing Co. in 1978.

Bally Manufacturing Co. released 867 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1930. Bally Manufacturing Co. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Bally Manufacturing Co. during the time period Playboy was produced include: Evel Knievel, Night Rider, Miss America Deluxe, High Flyer, Kick Off, Bobby Orr Power Play, Evel Knievel (Home Model), Lost World, M/1090-1, and Power Play


Name Playboy
Developer Bally Manufacturing Co. (United States)
Year 1978
Type Pinball
KLOV/MOG # 4681
Sub-Type Solid State
# Maximum Players 4
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard - 222 lbs w/legs

Playboy KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.66 (2 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.70

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 4.50
Fun (Solo) 4.50
Collector Desire 4.50

Technical Rating: 4.63

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 4.50
Originality 4.50
Sound/Music 4.50

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Playboy Census

There are 14,834 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,890 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Common - There are 50 known instances of this machine owned by Playboy collectors who are active members. Of these, 49 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet.

For Sale - There are 4 active VAPS members with a Playboy machines for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Playboy.

This game ranks a 4 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 2 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. Arcade Treasures Kurtz (ISBN 088740619X) Page: 93; Color photo
  2. Encyclopedia of Pinball, Volume 1 Bueschel (ISBN 1889933015) Page: 237; Black and white photo
  3. Pinball, The Lure of the Silver Ball Flower Kurtz (ISBN 1555213227) Page: 79; Color photo Price guide: No
  4. Pinball Art Temple (ISBN 1872532101) Page: 88; Color photo Price guide: No
  5. Pinball Machines Eiden Lukas (ISBN 0764303163) Page: 102; Color photo Price guide: No
  6. Pinball Compendium : 1970-1981 Shalhoub (ISBN 0764320742) Page: 127; Color photo
  7. Pinball Perspectives : Ace High to World Series Rossignoli McGuiness (ISBN 0764326090) Page: 173; Color photo

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