Carnaval is a festive and fun online slot game developed by Microgaming. This title features five reels and nine pay lines. The game’s theme is styled along the Carnaval festival popular in countries that have a catholic history. The festival is attached to the catholic celebration of Lent. Traditionally during Carnaval, all the indulgences people give up during Lent are indulged one last time before the fast. Carnaval the online slot however, is not as indulgent as the Catholic festival.
Ironically, for a game with an Expert mode, Carnaval is a perfect beginner’s slot game. The game features basic bonus symbols and simple game play. You have wild symbols that substitute their value for any symbol required to complete a pay line. The scatter symbols offer a bonus multiplier and a few coins reward.
The Carnaval Slot Symbols
The graphics really suit the Carnaval theme of the game, with clear colourful graphics that are a lot of fun to look at. The game features standard card values that you will find in any mechanical slot game. Aces, Jacks, Queens, Kings and Tens are the lower valued symbols.
These symbols will pay out for three or more matching symbols. These symbols need to land on one of the nine pay lines that you have activated before spinning the slot reels. There are also five high value symbols made up of unique characters that you will spot at any Mardi Gras celebration.
The symbols will pay out for two or more matching symbols on an activated pay line. The symbols are made up of a trumpet, a Carnaval flag and a Carnaval symbol. The two most unique symbols are the clown and the queen of the Mardi Gras symbols. They have a maximum payout of 500 and 600 coins for five matching symbols on an activated pay line.
The scatter symbol in Carnaval online slots is the orange and purple symbol that has scatter written across its front. The scatter symbol will trigger a win if you land three or more symbols anywhere on the reels, regardless if it is part of an activated pay line. The scatter symbols will pay out two coins for three matching symbols, ten coins for four matching symbols and fifty coins for five matching symbols. Additionally, the scatter win will also add an additional bonus multiplier to your score. The multiplier is equal to the amount of coins wagered.
The Carnaval Wilds
The wild symbol in Carnaval is the colourful green symbol with “Wild” written on the front. This symbol will adjust its value to any other symbol. This occurs when the wild symbol is part of a combination on an activated pay line. The wild will take on the value of any symbol required to complete the combination. The wild symbol will not however substitute for the scatter symbol.
The Carnaval Expert Setting
The auto play option that is standard in most online slots here is called Expert Mode in Carnaval. Clicking on this option allows players to select a preset amount of spins are set up; players can simply sit back and see their reels spin and win automatically.