Midas Gold has been just announced by Red Tiger Gaming and it appears to be a slot machine with a theme that is inspired by Midas, the famous king that could turn anything into gold, just by touching it. The story goes that he couldn’t feed himself because of this ability, and so he died of hunger.
The game that we get to play here will feature 243 ways to win, the layout being easy to guess, with 5x3 reels. You can get paid up to 8x by a single combo, which should mean up to $4,000 cash. When it comes to the features which were included, the game has the Midas Touch feature, along with respins.
Betting and Prizes
Betting wise, if you’ve seen one Red Tiger Gaming slot, you’ve seen them all. You have wagers that are placed on 243 ways to win, and yet they follow the same range of $0.20 to $500, which is also available in regular slots with pay lines.
If you want to figure out how much you can get from a combination, you have to check out the paytable, and then multiply the number shown next to each symbol, with the total bet. The Queen’s image is the one that pays best, with an 8x reward offered for 5 matching symbols. Given the wagers involved in this game, you could win $4,000 this way. The game can pay a lot more since it has 243 ways to win, and in fact the promise is that you could get up to 2,000x from a single round.
Midas Gold Slot Features
The Midas Touch is the only real feature that the developer has implemented, and from this one everything else falls into place. The symbol with King Midas is responsible for triggering Midas Touch, when it appears somewhere on the reels. King Midas starts by choosing one random type of symbol, and then all instances of that type will be transformed into golden versions. Next, you will find that the golden symbols will be locked in their present positions, after which you will start getting respins for as long as there are no new golden symbols that appear on the reels. You might get a single respin, or they could continue until you fill the entire screen with such icons.
Theme & Design
The theme in Midas Gold is going to show us a bit of what the home of Midas looks like, a king from Phrygia, and mentioned in the mythology of Ancient Greece for the ability to transform regular objects into gold. The ability came to him as a result of a prayer, but it backfired, since he couldn’t feed himself any longer. He died eventually, because of starvation.
Getting back to the slot machine that we have in front of us, the graphics are spectacular, which is what it is always like when Red Tiger Gaming puts out a game. The images shown as symbols might start off with several playing cards that have a Greek design, but then they move on to bowls with fruits, gold objects, the king’s throne, his queen and the image of Midas himself. Looking beyond the five reels, at the background, you see a view from his palace, of a beautiful golf.
Midas Gold will be a very enjoyable new slot machine for a lot of players, the graphics doing most of the heavy lifting. The features are also interesting, but you’re not getting any of the usual wilds, scatters or free spins that might be available in typical slots.