Maritime Maidens Slot by Microgaming
Maritime Maidens is a slot themed to mermaids that features 5 reels and 25 paylines developed by Microgaming. This slot comes with the Wild symbol that replaces other symbols and doubles your win, also the Scatter, free spins and a bonus game in which you will get your prize by opening the shells. The NeonSlots website features a free demo game that you can play for fun with no download.
Maritime Maidens Bonuses and Free Spins
If 3 Scatter symbols drop in any fields on the reels, you will be given a chance to play a bonus game. Before you start, you have to choose:
- Either earn 5 free spins (the Free Spins Feature button)
- Or take part in the Oyster Picks bonus round (Oyster Picks Feature)
Click Spin to trigger Free Spins and the game will be played with your previous bet. During every spin of this bonus game a random number of symbols will turn into the Wilds and increase your chances of forming a winning combo. After free spins have been completed, all the payouts will be added up and deposited into your account. If during the free spins session 3 or more Scatters reappear, you will earn 5 extra spins. They will be added up to the number of free spins left.
In the Oyster Picks bonus game you will see 20 shells on the sand. You should open them randomly to earn winnings. Apart from the prizes you can also find pearls in the shells. The bonus round will end after you reveal 4 shells with pearls inside them. As soon as the bonus game has been completed, all the payouts will be saved. If during this game you have opened all the shells, you will earn a bonus payout of 3,000 coins.
Symbols and multipliers in Maritime Maidens
The slot themed to ocean features the Wild, Scatter and regular symbols. The Wild symbol is the picture of shells on the sand that replaces any symbol except for the Scatter. Besides, when the Wild becomes a part of a winning combination, it will earn you a win by increasing your line bet. The multiplier depends on the number of the Wilds that were dropped previously: 2 Wilds - х2, 3 - х100, 4 - х750 and 5 - х1,000.
A logo of the game is the Scatter symbol. If 3 Scatters land in any field of the game screen, the total bet will be multiplied by 5, if 4 of them - by 10 and 5 - 50. Also, when 3 or more Scatters appear, you will be given a chance to choose either free spins or a bonus game in which you should open the oysters to get your win.
Regular symbols are playing cards and mermaids of different colours. The winning combinations of regular symbols are formed from left to right on the reels. If they appear on active paylines, then:
- 10 - awards you a win if it lands from 2 to 5 times on a payline
- J, Q, K and A - from 3 to 5 times on a payline
Your bet per line will be multiplied by the following multipliers:
- 10 - х2, х5, х25 and х100
- J - х10, х25 and х100
- Q - х10, х50 or х150
- K - х15, х50 and х150
- A - x15, x75 or x150
The mermaids of different colours also create winning combinations along the paylines, if 3 to 5 of them show up:
- A yellow mermaid - х15, х75 and х250
- A purple mermaid - х20, х100 or х500
- A red mermaid - х20, х250 and х750
- A blue mermaid - х20, х250 or х750
- A green mermaid - х50, х500 and х1,000
Click View Pays at the bottom of the screen to learn the information about all the winning combinations, rules and the conditions of bonus rounds.
How to Play the Maritime Maidens Slot
You can learn more about the features of Maritime Maidens by Microgaming if you play the free version of this slot. You will have 2,000 credits for making your bets. Before starting the game you will have to set the coin value in credits, choose the number of paylines and the bet size per line:
- The coin value in credits is set by using the +/- buttons. It may cost 0.01, 0.02, 0.05, 0.1 or 0.2 credits
- You can view your balance both in credits and coins. If you click Demo Coins/Demo Credits, the amount and values in Bet and Win will be shown in credits or coins respectively. The number of coins will be calculated automatically according to the preset coin denomination
- Click Lines to adjust the number of paylines. You can activate from 1 to 25 paylines in this slot. Hit the button and that line with a future winning combo will light up. Also, you can set the number of paylines by using the heart-shaped buttons that are found on both sides of the game screen
- You can bet from 1 to 20 coins on each payline. Click Coins to change the bet size. The total bet size on all paylines is shown in the Bet section
You can find the Regular/Expert buttons which allow you to choose the game mode at the bottom of the screen:
- If you choose the Expert mode, then you can start the game with the current bet by clicking Spin. If you want to play with the maximum bet and activate more paylines, click Bet Max and the auto spins will be launched. When you use this button, your preset coin value in credits will not change
- Click 5x and 10x in the Regular mode to start 5 or 10 spins with the current bet. Hit the Autoplay button to open a menu that allows you to set the number of spins ranging from 5 to 500 and conditions for stopping them
This is when the auto spins will be stopped:
- After your set number of spins has been completed
- Once you have received your win according to the amount staked
You can terminate the auto spins at any time by hitting Stop. Also you can see the Stats button at the bottom of the screen. It will open the statistics window which shows you the number of previous spins, total time of the game session, number of spins launched in an hour and also three biggest wins.
Maritime Maidens is an online slot machine with a simple gameplay, and thanks to the free spins and a bonus round, you will have good chances of winning.