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David's Midnight Magic is a simple pinball game designed for 1-4 players. The game was modeled on the popular Black Knight pinball table released by Williams. Unlike Black Knight, however, David's Midnight Magic contains a mixture of bright colors. Featuring dual flipper controls, upper and lower playing fields, tilt mechanism, multiple ball play, electromagnetic deflectors, and many special effects, the game represents the first generation of home computer pinball simulations available with relatively realistic pinball features.


David's Midnight Magic Commodore 64 10 Bonus Points
David's Midnight Magic Commodore 64 Ball launched
David's Midnight Magic Commodore 64 Startup
David's Midnight Magic Commodore 64 Hit the fruit target

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Alternate Titles

  • "Midnight Magic" -- Atari 2600 title

User Reviews

One of the earliest pinball games available for home computers Katakis | カタキス (41060) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars

Critic Reviews

Pixel Jan, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Tilt Jul, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67
64'er Apr, 1984 Unscored Unscored


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Cover art

In 1982 when Marc Ericksen was commissioned by the Carlston family to illustrate the David's Midnight Magic package art cover, the original concept sketch he drew showed that player's face reflected in the foreground on the floating chrome pinball. This was accepted, and that's how the game art was painted. When the game was adopted for Atari, they directed that the face be removed, on the grounds that it might have restricted a broader buying audience. Marc was paid to retouch out the face on the painting. All other iterations of the packaging followed suit, leaving the original Commodore 64 box as the only one showing the reflected face scene.
Katakis | カタキス (41060) added David's Midnight Magic (Commodore 64) on Sep 09, 2005
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