Fruits and gemstones have been gracing the reels of slots since before online slots even existed, when ‘slot machine’ literally meant a machine with a slot in it. The only question facing developers seeking a timelessly popular, reliable theme for their latest creation has been whether they should fill those reels with succulent fruits or glittering gemstones. With 81 Frutas Grandas, Slovakia-based online slots developers Tom Horn Gaming answer that question with a hearty “Why not both?” This four-reel, 81 payline slot continues Tom Horn Gaming’s current trend of producing simple, polished slots with classic looks and gameplay.
Pros & Cons
- Attractive, colourful graphics
- Streamlined gameplay
- Wide range of stake options up to £100
- No free spins games
- A little simplistic
- Gamble feature is a little hard to spot
How to Play
81 Frutas Grandes has a four reel layout with three symbols per reel. Click the minus and plus symbols beneath the game board to increase or decrease your stake, from as little as 10p right up to £100 per spin. Once you’re happy with your wager, you can either push the yellow circle button to spin once, or set up to 100 automatic spins running by pressing the Autoplay button.
Wins are earned by matching symbols left to right across the game’s 810 paylines. Keep an eye out for the Gamble button which appears beneath the board when you hit a win – this feature lets you double up your winnings by guessing the colour of the next card dealt from a deck.
Most of 81 Frutas Grandes’ symbols are combinations of fruits and gemstones. Similar to Tom Horn Gaming’s last offering, Sweet Crush, the symbols here are illustrated in a vibrant, semi-realistic style that really makes them pop against the game’s green checkerboard backdrop. Red Cherries are the game’s lowest paying symbols and landing three of these along a payline will earn you your stake back, while landing four will double your money. Above the Cherries are Lemons, Oranges, Plums and Grapes, all of which earn you your stake back for three-in-a-row, or 4x your stake for four.
There’s a big step up to the game’s three highest paying symbols, the Seven, Bells, and Melon symbols. Respectively, these pay 16x, 6x, or 4x your stake for three-in-a-row, but ten times as much for four! And things get really interesting with the 81 Wild symbol. This symbol substitutes for all other symbols to complete matches, and also doubles any win it’s involved in. Completing a match with multiple Wilds continues to double up the multiplier, up to a massive 8x for three Wilds.
81 Frutas Grandes doesn’t have any free spins or similar bonus features, preferring to keep the gameplay smooth and streamlined.