As fruit machines go, this 9 Masks of Fire mobile slot may be a little simple, but there’s a charm to it that is hard to beat.
With just the flickers of amber on a red background, this 9 Makss of Fire slot may just manage to convince you that it has an exotic theme, rather than what it is: a classic bars and 7 fruit machine theme.
The difference is that the wild is a diamond symbol, the scatter is a golden African Mask, and the free spins is a shield and two spears.
This is vaguely African, in the same way, that a bored Housewife in Malibu might get some zebra prints and call it African themed. In short, it’s a cheat theme, but we don’t mind because the animations are smooth and the graphics are modern.
The main game has wilds and stacked scatters. Scatters, in this case, do exactly as they describe – they pay regardless of where they land on the 5 reels, without needing to be on a payline.
Getting 3 scatters pays out a measly 1x your bet, which isn’t much when you compare it to Book of Bob slot or even the Conan slot review.
But because the scatter come stacked, they pay out more often – getting three isn’t unusual, and getting 6 payouts 40x your bet, which is two reels of stacked scatters.
Get all 5 reels and you’ve won the jackpot – namely 2,000 times your bet.
3 free spin symbols start a simple game where you spin a wheel to get anything from 10 to 30 free spins. Better yet, you are guaranteed to get a 2x multiplier on all wins, and maybe an upgrade to 3x.
It’s a nice little touch, that air of mystery as you spin the wheel, but the free spins don’t come quite often enough to really make a difference.
If the 9 Masks of Fire online slot had come out a decade ago, it would have easily competed against the likes of the Thunderstruck slot or the original Agent Jane Blonde slot.
And if you like those, you may even like this one, though it may be a little old fashioned to the generation used to playing on Megaways slots or Grid slots online.
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|Mobile Slot released||October 2019|
|Slot type||Video Slot|
|Slot reels / paylines||5 Reels / 20 Paylines|
|House edge / RTP||3.76% / 96.24%|
|Min/Max bet||0.20 / 60|
|Max win||2,000 times your bet|
|Free spins||Up to 30 Free Spins / With 3x Multiplier|
|Bonus rounds||Scatters, Free Spins, Multiplier, Wild|
|Slot Themes||Classic & Retro|
Wild: The Diamond is the wild symbol and can be used to substitute all the other symbols except free spins or mask.
Scatter Pay: 3 or more golden scatter symbols pay regardless of where they land on the reels. The more you land the more you get paid.
It's simple and easy to understand.
Free Spin Symbol: A free spin symbol on reels 2, 3 and 4 will trigger the free spin wheel where you can win 10, 12, 15, 20, 25 or 30 free spins, with either a 2x multiplier or 3x multiplier.
You can re-trigger the free spins again with those 3 scatters, you'll re-trigger the same amount again.
Microgaming studios present GameBurger Studios very first game, and overall, we're not disappointed.
The 9 Masks of Fire slot on mobile has 5 reels and 3 rows with wilds, scatters free spins and multipliers.
The difference here is that the scatters doesn't trigger the free spins, but instead, they pay when you get 3 to 9 symbols they pay and the pay big - up to 2,000x your bet.
There's nothing earth breaking here, but with some fun free spins where you don't quite know what you are going to get, this is a solid start. If you came across the Rabbit in the Hat slot, maybe try that first, but 9 Masks of Fire would be a good second choice.
Review by Lucky Mobile Slots, last updated: December 28, 2020 - Rating