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Theatre of Magic

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A pinball game by Bally.

Theatre of Magic was produced by Bally in 1995.

Bally released 32 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1860. Bally was based in United States.

Other machines made by Bally during the time period Theatre of Magic was produced include: Doctor Who, Black Rose, Party Zone, Radical, Rapid Fire, Indianapolis 500, and Crocodile Hunter Outback Adventure


Name Theatre of Magic
Developer Bally (United States)
Year 1995
Type Pinball
KLOV/MOG # 11550
Sub-Type Solid State
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 4
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Theatre of Magic KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.35 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.20

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 4.50

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 4.00

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 Theatre of Magic Census

There are 14,908 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,187 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 66 known instances of this machine owned by Theatre of Magic collectors who are active members. Of these, 66 of them are original dedicated machines.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Theatre of Magic machine for sale.

Wanted - Popular - There are 11 active VAPS members currently looking for Theatre of Magic.

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 17 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 Memories : Forty Years of Fun Rossignoli (ISBN 0764316877) Page: 199; Color photo
  2. Pinball Compendium : 1982 to Present Shalhoub (ISBN 0764323008) Page: 206; Color photo

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2015 2 5,146.25 5,146.25
2016 1 5,980.00 5,980.00
2017 2 3,119.38 3,119.38
2018 2 6,625.50 6,625.50
All Years 7 5,546.00 5,108.89


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