Playtech Online Slots Based On Classics


Educationists are complaining that more and more people are giving up on reading. Online casino software providers are doing their bit to promote the reading habit by developing video slot games on the best classics. At least some players will get interested in the novels and give them a read. Playtech is a leading software provider that has several such online slots in its portfolio. They can be played at online casinos like Omni Casino and Mansion Casino.

The online slot game A Christmas Carol is based on Charles Dickens’ novel of the same name. The animated introductory clip gives a recap of the story. One Christmas Eve the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge was visited by the ghost of Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Yet to Come. They left him a changed man. The characters from the story appear as symbols on the reels. The win animations display the nature of the characters. The slot game offers a free spins round in which all payouts are tripled. The other feature is a pick an object type of bonus game on the second screen conducted randomly by one of the three Ghosts of Christmas.

The Riches of Don Quixote is based on the classic novel by Cervantes that describes the misadventures of the man from La Mancha. Don Quixote, Sancho Panza his squire and Dulcinea del Toboso his love interest appear as symbols. The windmill that Quixote attacks is the wild symbol and it also awards the highest line payouts. The book is the scatter symbol and it triggers the La Mancha free spins. You will be awarded 10 free spins with some exciting features like increasing win multipliers and a wild symbol locked in the middle row of the middle reel.

The Three Musketeers and the Queen’s Diamonds is based on Alexander Dumas’ classic. But unlike the novel, the video slot is a comical spoof that will have you in splits. The Wild logo is the stacked wild symbol. The free spins feature awards three free spins for each scatter symbol that appears in the trigger. Then each musketeer offers his own feature awarding re-spins or bonus credits. The highlight of the video slot is the Queen’s Diamond multi-stage bonus game on the second screen. Every time you make a correct pick, you move to the next stage with your accumulated wealth. If you make an incorrect pick then the bonus game may end prematurely.