An ancient English folklore fairy-tale named “Goldilocks and the Wild Bears” is well-known in many other countries in different interpretations. First time this fairy-tale was published by Robert Southey in the first half of nineteenth century and the main heroine was an old lady. In British folklore you can also find version about fox, which got into bears lie. Sometime after that Southey has republished the fairy-tale. In its new version the main character was a small girl. However, we wouldn’t retell the plot of the fairy-tale about Goldilocks here. You are definitely familiar with it from your childhood, while those who have children have likely read it to babies. We have reminded it by the only reason that Quickspin Company has released a new free online slot machine named Goldilocks and the Wild Bears, created after exactly that story. Please read the review of this game, prepared by the team of Casinoz below.
Goldilocks and the Wild Bears is a five reeled video slot, playing which is possible by any quantity of active lines up to twenty five available. The acceptable bet per each of them is in range from one cent to four euro. It means that playing Goldilocks and the Wild Bears slot machine is possible by the maximal bet in amount of one hundred euro.
Goldilocks and the Wild Bears video slot is provided with the special symbols, extra multipliers of payoffs, free spins and other exciting options. The gambling feature is not provided by the rules of this game.
The payoffs are charged by the combinations, consisting of three and more similar symbols (and two for Wild symbols). The symbols have to be situated next to each other at the active line, starting from the first left reel. As usually, only the major combination by each line is considered to be the winning one. An amount of the winning depends on the combination index (up to x1000) and the bet, staked per line. These values are multiplied one by another. All the payoffs, received by the customer during the spin, are summarized and immediately transferred to his account.
The theoretical payback index of Goldilocks and the Wild Bears slot machine is 97,09% (according to the official information, provided by the producer).
The members of bear family (father, mother and a son), a Teddy Bear, as well as signs of the values of playing cards from ten to ace are imaged at the reels of Goldilocks and the Wild Bears video slot. There are also several special symbols in Goldilocks and the Wild Bears slot machine, such as a standard Wild (a bears’ house), Wild with multiplier (a plate with porridge) and Free Spin (the Goldilocks).
The standard Wild makes the combinations by the general rules and can also replace other symbols (except of other Wild and Free Spins).
Wild with multiplier is not able to form the combinations. It only takes place of other symbols (except of Wild and Free Spins), increasing the payoff by extra multiplier. In case of one such Wild at the screen, the extra multiplier is x2, for two symbols it is x3 and x4 for three.
Free Spins symbol trigger ten free spins by the current bet and quantity of active lines. To make it, three such symbols have to appear anywhere at the screen. First the player gets a payoff in amount of three total bets and then the spins would be started.
The images of Goldilocks, which turn into the special Wilds (bears), can appear at the screen during free spins. These symbols hold its places till the end of the round. In some situations they also give additional spins.
A thematic bonus game is not provided by the rules of Goldilocks and the Wild Bears video slot.
All the games, produced by Quickspin, are traditionally provided with a very plain interface, which is easy to study even in unknown language. Just in case, we would shortly describe the functions of the main elements of the control panel. The following tips would be useful for the beginners:
Goldilocks and the Wild Bears video slot is available in a flash mode. The user’s settings of this game allow only deactivating welcome animation and getting new spins started by space button. It is also possible to switch off the background music and activate an accelerated spin in this game. Moreover, the informational section with detailed description of rules is also available here.
Interesting gaming options, colorful and pleasant for eyes graphics, nice theme, frequent combinations, unusual special symbols, extra multipliers of payoffs make the gameplay of Goldilocks and the Wild Bears video slot incredible exciting even in a training mode. The theoretical payback index of this model is also quite high. So, we can recommend it to all the lovers of modern slot machines without any exceptions.
|Type of game||Video slots|
|Min bet||0.25 USD|
|Max bet||50 USD|
|Max payout||1000 : 1|
|Is free test available||Yes|
|Issue date||December 18, 2012|
|Bet line||0.01 - 4|
|Bonus games||Free Spins|