Lord of the Rings Pinball Machine by Stern


Condition: Refurbished

Year Released: 2003

Dimensions: 29″ W x 58″ D x 76″ H

Weight: 250 lbs

Lead Time: 8-10 weeks



The Lord of the Rings pinball machine for sale , This is a 2003 game designed by George Gomez and distributed by Stern Pinball. It is based on the The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, which was first released in 2001. It features the highest possible score multiplier in pinball to date: During a combined “Two Towers” and “Gollum” Multiball it is possible to achieve a 84x Jackpot (when scoring seven subsequent combo Jackpot shots, having the 2x scoring Elf gift and the Smeagol phase of Gollum Multiball running at once)!


The main objective of the game is to light and start three multiballs, each of them coupled to one of the movies of the trilogy, and to finally “Destroy the Ring”:

Fellowship of the Ring:

Collect all members of the fellowship (white inserts), then shoot Barad-Dur, Gollum Cave, or The Shire to start the multiball. If enabled by the operator, the mode starts with a Cave Troll that must be defeated, otherwise the player directly starts with the second part: The Balrog. One must alternate between hitting the Balrog and shooting a ramp to make the members of the fellowship escape across the bridge (the last member Gandalf will not pass but rather end the second part and enable victory lap mode).

The Two Towers:

Spell “K-E-E-P” to enable the ball lock on the right ramp. Lock three balls to start multiball. Shoot all lit shots for Jackpots (depending on the number of balls, these can be 1x, 2x or 3x (when stacked with Gollum Multiball)). Combo Shots (subsequent Jackpot shots) increase the second Jackpot multiplier (up to 7x). The Two Towers is considered “complete” after the first scored Super Jackpot, after which a limited amount of additional Super Jackpots may be collected. Once the all Super Jackpots have been collected or time expires, victory lap mode is enabled.

The Return of the King:

Collect 5000 souls on the “Path of the Dead” and shoot Orthanc, Barad-Dur or Gollum Cave to start. Jackpots are scored by the four lit shots, scoring all relights the Jackpots and advances the player to the next level. On the Seventh level, Super Jackpots are awarded instead of the standard jackpots, leading into victory lap mode afterwards.


Multiball features are more difficult to start based on settings and subsequent triggers. For example, Fellowship multiball on Hard may only be triggered via Barad-Dur while on easy all three shots are open to initiate the feature. Another example is during Two Towers, a player may score and stack cumulative sword locks during the initial trigger. During the second trigger, K-E-E-P remain lit until the sword lock has been awarded. During the third trigger, K-E-E-P letters turn on AND off when toggled while trying to lock the third ball.

Another objective are the modes that can be started by shooting the Ring when lit:

  • Escape the Ringwraiths
  • Gandalf vs Saruman
  • Warg Battle
  • War of the Ents
  • Attack of Shelob
  • Kill the Witchking

Completing all modes enables the bonus mode “There and Back Again…” (Elf rings still need to be collected to start the mode). Also, a mode cannot be started when Destroy the Ring is lit. Modes cannot be starting while a multiball is in play either, however, modes can be triggered before a multiball, thus becoming “Stacked”.

The wizard mode (Valinor Multiball) is said to be one of the hardest to reach to date (only being topped by The Simpsons Pinball Party) as it needs all multiballs to be fully completed, reaching and playing “There and Back Again…”, collecting all the “Gifts of the Elves”, and finishing “Destroy the Ring”.

Game Features:

Multiball, Ramp(s), Spinner(s), Voice, Drop Targets, More Than 2 Flippers

Shipping Methods

We have several shipping methods to accommodate your needs. Here is an overview of the various options and pricing for common game room products. For all methods, the delivery address must be accessible to an 18 wheeler freight truck. If you need a smaller truck, please indicate that when you place an order. Always Inspect all delivered Items. Also report any damage to us in the presence of the shipper so that we can handle the situation immediately.

Shipping method definitions:

Curbside Delivery $399 for standard sized item.

The courier will drop off  all Item(s) in the box on a pallet in a driveway or wheel them by pallet jack into a garage (as long as there is no step).

If item is being delivered to a commercial building, it will be dropped in front of the building or brought to a loading dock. Inside Delivery No Stairs (Without Assembly) Weight-based pricing. Item(s) will be brought inside the home or building and brought into the room of choice.

The item(s) will not be unboxed/unwrapped and no assembly will be performed. Inside Delivery With Stairs and Assembly Weight-based pricing. We can also perform Up to 30 minutes of light assembly. For pinball machines, the legs will be installed and the backbox will be hinged up, but the balls will not be installed.

The Lord of the Rings Pinball Machine Delivery Times:

Vintage Hall Games, LLC makes no guarantee, expressed or implied, on the delivery time of any products sold due to several factors which will be listed bellow. In addition, any estimates given are subject to change and are dependent on aspects like time and method of payment, product availability, turnaround times of shipping companies. In general, items can take from a few days to a few weeks to deliver.

Also, we will ship any new item(s) that are in stock right way. We will clean and test all refurbished items before they are ready to ship. For the best estimate of shipping times for a specific item, please call and speak with a representative so that you get the exact estimation for your delivery. Importantly, Expedited delivery may be available.

One Year Limited Warranty

Our One Year Limited Warranty, which includes new and refurbished products, covers telephone diagnosis and repair and replacement of defective parts for up to one year after you receive your machine. Also, our warranty overs labor on the first service call within the first 30 days after you receive your machine.

Our warranty Does Not Cover The Following Products:

We do not cover pinball machines and arcades made prior to 1990.

Warranty excludes any item in a non-residential setting like educational facilities.

We do not cover any item used at a rental property and items noted “as is” in the product description.

All of our refurbished pinball machines go through our extensive refurbishing process.

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Lord of the Rings Pinball Machine by Stern