Just in time for Halloween is Charms & Witches, one of two new slots available this week at NJ online casinos. While many of the symbols are expected—a black cat, witches broomstick, pointy hat and shoes—the shape-shifting nature of some of the characters is inventive and there are multiple bonuses available.
If spooky isn’t your thing, then opt to try out Golden Mane, an equine-themed game with a bucolic setting amongst rolling hills. With a gentle soundtrack that is unobtrusive, you can play the horses with the prize being a Golden Run that will bring you riches.
Charms and Witches
Enter the grounds of the rundown estate on a moonlit misty night to reveal a whole host of dark and evil creatures. The reels reveal potions and pumkinheaded scarecrows, ravens and rats, and a cauldron filled with green fluorescent liquid. The graphics and quality of color are amazing, making you feel that you’re actually playing under the moonlight.
There are several unique features to Charms and Witches, the most notable being the shape-shifting symbols. Any win with toads, ravens, or rats allows them to morph into creepy looking men, while the game’s blonde beauty turns into an raven-haired witch.
Also of note is the Spooky Bats Bonus where a swarm of bats will randomly cross your screen, depositing a random Wild (or two during the Bonus Round). In addition to the Scatters, of which three lead to the Free Games feature, there is a Pick Me Bonus, which will earn you some extra cash.
The spooky stats
- 5 reels/25 paylines
- Wilds plus Spooky Bats Wild Bonus
- Free Games Feature with Tripled Wins
- Pick Me Bonus
There are your typical Wilds along with Horseshoe Scatters. In this game, you can earn two free spins with only two Scatters or six free spins with three Scatters. Each of the first five spins comes with additional wilds.
In the first free game all white horses turn Wild, and do so for the remainder of the spins. On the second spin, any black horse is replaced by a Wild and does so for the remainder of the spins. This goes on, so that theoretically, you can have your reels stacked with nothing but Wilds.
It should also be noted that on occasion, there is a Horseshoe Run. During this time, the reels black out while Horseshoes rotate, affording the possibility of more Scatters that lead to the Free Spins round. And you gotta love the whinnying sound of the horse that announces the event!
- 5 reels/10 paylines
- Golden Stallion Wild and Horseshoe Scatter
- Free Spins bonus game with Sticky Wilds
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