Would you mind a trip down memory lane? Of course you wouldn’t. Remember balloons and how elated you felt playing with them in your toddler days. Nowadays, kids can make all shapes using balloons.
You are old school in the subject of balloons and that is why you should let IGT’s Balloonies regale you with tales from childhood. True to its name, this game presents you with balloons. It is based on children’s games. Nevertheless, it is entertaining if you care to spin its reels.
It is offered with a basic casino slot layout; 5×3 reel layout on which 20 fixed paylines are spread. You will fancy its graphics and its all blue background. Symbols match this game’s theme with different animal shapes formed from balloons. Even the poker card symbols are balloon themed, so nothing is not themed into the action.
Game Play Quick Start Guide Balloonies
Balloonies is a simple and basic casino iPad pokies game. Like other IGT slots, gaming control panel is at screen bottom. To play, all you have to do is set your bet per line and hit spin. You can bet anything between 1 and 100 coins per line. This places minimum bet at 20 and maximum bet at 2000 coins.
This is an awesome range for players of all bank balances and experience. There is something stoking about how reels of this casino slot spin; symbols disappear and then appear from the bottom of your screen. This is a deviation from normal spinning and a good deviation.
You can play up to 50 autospins on this slot machine. Hit + button besides balance cloud and set number of autospins to play.
- You will trigger a payout every time you spin three or more symbols of a kind left to right.
- Blue balloon pays highest at 100x your line bet followed by Pink and Brown balloon at 500x your line bet.
- Jumbo and Giraffe balloons pay up to 400x and 300x your line bet respectively.
- Poker card symbols Ace, King and Queen offer 50x, 40x and 40x your line bet respectively.
- A horned red balloon is wild in this game and substitutes all symbols except star and bonus symbols. Star, bonus and wild symbols cannot create winning combinations on their own.
- The Balloonies slot machine will tickle your fancy on your first bonus game. First off, you are enticed with a floating reels feature where after winning, symbols that form a winning combination disappear and others replace them from the bottom. If these new symbols create a winning combo, they disappear and others replace them. This continues until there are no more winning combos.
- Next is Star Multiplier Feature which is triggered whenever you spin one or more star symbols on reels 1, 2 or 3. Once active, this feature offers 2x, 3x or 5x multipliers on your win amount. If you land two or more star symbols, multiplier amounts are added.
- Finally, you will enjoy free spins every time you spin three bonus symbols on reels 1, 2 and 3. Once active, you will be prompted to pop one among three balloons to reveal number of free spins awarded. Free spins cannot be re-triggered during feature.
The Balloonies iPad pokies offer a cracker payback percentage at select casinos like at Double Down. You should thus expect frequent payouts. It is also interesting and entertaining enabling you to spin for hours without getting too bored so we give it 7 from 10 points in our review.