Macarons Slot Review
Romance and celebration are in the air, along with sweet confectionery treats, in Macarons, an online slot machine from Endorphina. The introduction screen is that of an elegant Parisian bakery, and the game screen itself furthers the theme of an evening of glamour and love on the boulevards of the City of Lights.
Macarons Slot Details
Macarons features 3 rows and 5 reels, along with 10 paylines. Coin denominations used are €0.01, €0.10, €0.50, €1.00, €2.00 and €5.00. A player can wager from 1 to 100 coins per line, for a maximum bet per spin of 1000 coins. The jackpot for Macarons slot machine is 500,000 coins when playing at the highest stakes, and can be multiplied by 4x if hit on a free bonus game. At €5.00 per coin we're talking about a jackpot for Macarons of €2,500,000 plus the multiplier.
As you would guess, the main symbols used on this slot machines are macarons. There are 8 varieties of the French baked treat, as well as photographs of a a young couple, both separately and together in the shadow of the Eiffel tower. Upon each payout the winning symbols will undergo a simple animation. Macarons will spin or be drawn with a single frosted letter, and photos embossed with fireworks or french declarations of love. A 3 vertical-symbol bottle of champagne designates the wild symbol, and can fill an entire reel.
Macrons Bonus Features
In addition to the above symbols, Macarons slot machine features gold leaf bonus symbols which can trigger free games. If during any spin 3 bonus squares appear they will win you 20 free games at the current bet. Even better, these bonus spins payout with a 4x multiplier.
An interesting additional feature of Macaron is the risk game. Any time you win a payout, you have a chance to press the 'Take Risk' button and double your winnings with a mini-game featuring 5 playing cards. The first card is turned up, and you have the opportunity to choose from 4 face down cards.
Pick a higher card and your win is doubled, but picking a lower card will wipe out that spin's winnings. The nice thing with this is that you have the opportunity to turn down the risk after seeing the dealer's card, so you can take the odds against a 2 of clubs, or change your mind if you see an ace of spades.
Autoplay options are included in the option menu, with customizable cut-off parameters including time, winning bets, and balance changes.
Macarons is an entertaining slot machine with a strong central theme fed into by its art style, sounds and animations. French accordion music plays in the background, stacks of baked goods frame the reels, and the spinning animated macarons look good enough to eat.
The wide variety of betting options allow for any level of risk, and the option to let your winnings ride on the high-card bonus game adds another level of choice and fun. If you are looking for an evening of chance, romance, and continental elegance, Macarons is definitely a good bet.