Play’n GO, a leading Swedish-based iGaming supplier, wanted to put its own spin on Christmas-themed slots with its latest slot release, Naughty Nick’s Book, and create something completely different from the classic Christmas-themed slots.
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True to its title, the main theme of the game is the humorous side of Christmas, where Saint Nick and his friends get into trouble while trying to deliver presents.
To win, players must form matching combinations of five or six matching scatter symbols when they appear from the first reel onwards, from left to right, on adjacent reels on the new, dynamic 6×3 grid. However, the sixth reel is locked until the player activates the Free Spins. Until then, the player plays on 5×3 reels and can choose from 1 to 10 paylines!
The basic low-value symbols are the 10-A cards, while the high-value symbols are Eric Elf, Rupert the Rascal, Rude-Olf, and Naughty Nick. A combination of 5 low-value symbols is worth 10-12.5x a player’s bet, increasing to 50-500x a player’s bet for a combination of 5 high-value symbols. If the player unlocks the sixth reel, six matching symbols are worth 15-20x a player’s bet for low-value ones and 100-750x a player’s bet for high-value ones.
The game’s volatility is in the highest range, with a potential higher than the basic of 7.500x for the book-themed slot and an RTP of 96.28%.
The player’s paid spins can be gambled on for 1 p/c to 100 eur/$ per spin, depending on the level of the paylines and the game can be played on any device.
The Book Symbol feature is the main feature and has a dual role in the game: as a wild and as a scatter. This symbol can be found in place of any symbol except expanding symbols.
As a scatter, hitting at least 3 of them activates the Free Spins bonus round, where the sixth reel is unlocked, and eight free spins are rewarded. The player can reactivate the round by hitting an additional three scatters on any reel – each time this happens, the player will be rewarded with eight more Free Spins!
At the start of the Free Spins, one paying symbol is randomly selected as a special Expanding Symbol and can form winning combinations on adjacent reels.
The gamble feature allows players to gamble winnings earned in the base game. Players must choose the color or suit of the hidden playing card to gamble.
However, players can gamble up to 5 times in a row, which doesn’t affect the RTP!
Charlotte Miliziano, Head of Games at Play’n GO, said: “The holiday season is by far one of our favorite times of the year and this year, we decided to put a real Play’n GO spin on Christmas slots.
“You can find Christmas slots anywhere, but Naughty Nick’s Book brings the fun, humor and mischief by the sleigh-load!”