Charms of the Sea
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Charms of the Sea Slot Machine
Charms of the Sea is a 5-reel, 20 pay line slot from the gaming developers at Playtech that can be played on any device from just 20p per spin. The slot is set amidst the seaweed and coral in an underwater world where the highly valuable oysters open to reveal the gems that are hidden within and sets the tone perfectly for this truly beautiful game. There is a lot for players to uncover and they can expect to come across some wildlife and some gemstone wilds that are the perfect way to create winning combinations. It has to be said though that the real stars of this slot are the mermaids which can expand across the reels during some of the special features and provide some really big wins.
The reels are set amidst a shimmering background with shoals of fish that swim past and the seaweed sways against the current. One of the design features that adds to the overall glamour is the bubbles that can be seen rising from the bottom of the sea and divide the translucent reels and unlike many slots the attention to detail continues with the controls which are represented by the sunken wood effect buttons and complete the overall ocean theme. Players can expect to come across some totally stunning symbols which are very well crafted with the lower value symbols represented by a range of oysters which consist of delicate colours and pay out when they land from left to right. The higher paying symbols add not only cash to your balance but also some real splashes of colour. These include a green seahorse, bright yellow fish, strong red crab and a deep purple octopus.
The octopus is the most valuable creature in the game and rewards players with x20, x150 and x750 when players land three, four or five on their reels in one pay line respectively. The real jewel in the ocean is saved for the superb red ruby, not only will the ruby pay x40, x750 or a colossal x10,000 the players stake when it lands on an active pay line. However, the ruby is also the games wild and as so it can substitute for other symbols to create winning combinations and there are a number of bonus features that make this even easier for the player. There is no doubt that mermaids are truly magical creatures, and, in this slot, they have truly magical powers.
The mermaids are initially worth x15, x40 and x100 of the players bet for landing 3, 4 or 5 respectively, however, any wins created by the mermaids are multiplied also by the amount of times they make an appearance. During the unique mermaid expansion feature each of the mermaid’s morph into a larger symbol and players have the potential to fill all of the reels and rows with a giant single mermaid which awards a win of x250 of the players total bet. It is quite difficult for players to figure out how the potential win combinations are made but can be summed up as follows.
Landing a mermaid encased in a silver frame as part of a combination with two or three other mermaids and all of the mermaids expand to cover two reels and provide higher pay outs. Landing three or four mermaids in a winning combination where one of the mermaids is encased within a gold frame and they all expand to 2x2 symbols even if they overlap one another. The gigantic 5x3 mermaid will appear if there are two or more mermaids encased within gold in the win. It is definitely worth taking a good look at the pay table before you start spinning the reels in Charms on the Sea as you will then see what the different mermaid combinations are worth.