Magic Ball

A 80-year-old Coin-op Misc. Game by Bally Mfg.

Not emulated in MAME


Magic Ball © 1938 Bally.

When coin is deposited, a featherweight ping-pong ball drops to bottom of the vertical playfield... and a specially designed wind-turbine goes into action. By means of the volume-control dial, player regulatesthe force of the air-stream, thus raising or lowering the ball... while the direction-control lever enables player to wave the air-stream back and forth, guiding ball to right or left.

Object of game is to place ball on a 'fork' from which it rolls into one of the 11 pockets, numbered from 10 up to 50. Score registers on same type totalizer used on Bumper... and total score is always visible in gleaming figures of light. Ball returns for 5 plays... and Wind-Turbine shuts off automatically if 5 plays are not taken within the time limit.


Magic Ball the Coin-op Misc. Game
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Released in February 1938.

Machine's picture.
The Coin Machine Journal - January 1940 issue