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When was the Centaur pinball machine patented?
Two dates marked the path of this pinball: February 3 and October 4, 1981. Under the rearguard of Bally, this pinball came into the world, with the influence of one that already existed, the Balls-A-Poppin of Bally, from 1956, which was the first model to use multi-balls in its field of play. It was designed by Jim Patla and the artwork starred Paul Faris
Regarding the number of units sold, there were about 3,700. Among the public it was a great success, so much so that in 1983 it was decided to relaunch it as version 2.0 of the Centaur pinball machine, although, As the phrase “second parts were never good” says, in this case, the reception was not as sudden as it was with the first model
The main objective of the game was to annihilate Centaur, one of the mythological characters best known to mankind. It had some sound effects, emulating the digital versions of the Centaur and a magnetic playing field. Do you know that there is a third model?
With a hint of digital, it is the digital pinball version of Centaur that The Pinball Arcade offers all gamers. It’s still licensed and you can play now, for free. The nickname that Bally used for his publicity was the following: “Low-class human…”
The 6 Main Features of the Centaur pinball machine
– 2 flippers
– 2 pop type bumpers
– 2 drop targets from 4 banks
– 1 magnet
– 4-in-line drop targets
– Multi-balls up to 5
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Can I buy the Centaur pinball machine in your store online?
NO! Or yes… We are experts in finding opportunities where others do not see it. In checking each one of the stores and if we have to lose out, we lose. “What do you mean?” You may be wondering. Well, if we have to offer stores that directly compete with us when it comes to selling, then it’s done. The most important thing is you, that you have your favorite range of pinball machines at home
We must not hide that we do it because of the demands of the market today, that the user is free to choose, and that above all, the main thing is to nurture him, inform him about the models, their characteristics, its price, which by the way, on ebay.com Centaur pinball machines are sold at 2000-2500 dollars, with shipping to all states of the USA and the possibility of paying in several ways
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