Fortuna Carnival is a traditional video slot. Not exactly the forte of Skillzz Gaming, which is known more for their match-3 and other video game style gambling games, but why shouldn’t they expand their repertoire?
This 5×3 slot has 25 paylines paying from left to right. The various circus act symbols are the highest value, followed by the A, K, Q, J, and T.
There is also a wild, which is a fortune teller lady except all you can see is her eyes. The wilds, which can come stacked during the base game, can substitute for anything except for a bonus or instant win symbol. During the free spins wilds are sticky.
The Ferris wheel bonus symbol lands only on reels 1, 3, or 5. Three bonuses and you trigger free spins. Free spins cannot be retriggered. There is also an instant win feature. Three instant win symbols trigger the instant win feature, which is an instant payout. Instant wins pay based on their position on their row. If they are in the top row they pay 1x, the middle row pays 2x, and the bottom row pays 5x.
The theme of this slot is an old-fashioned carnival or circus. The circus used to be a big deal, back in the day when there weren’t as many forms of modern entertainment. Even today you have circuses like Cirque du Soleil which are very popular.
The circus would have all sorts of crazy stuff, like trapeze acts, bearded ladies, dangerous animals, and clowns. Anyway, even if there is no circus coming to your town any time soon, you can at least play Fortuna Carnival and get a little taste of the circus with this video slot.
Graphics And Gameplay
Fortuna Carnival is decently designed. The muted colour scheme is quite attractive, and the symbols depicting various circus acts are nice also. There are some neat animations when you hit winning combinations, and the classic circus music is a nice touch also.
The gameplay is also quite reasonable. You have the free spins, the instant win feature, and the sticky wilds during the bonus game. It is enough to keep things interesting.
Skillz Gaming may not make a lot of video slots, but they have hit the mark with this one. Fortuna Carnival is a fun video slot to play. It’s a great theme, plus you get all the fun of the circus without any niggling concerns about animal cruelty. Or human cruelty for that matter, you can’t tell us the bearded lady is enjoying her job.
Fortuna has pretty good bonus features and a pleasing design when it comes to the graphics and the musical accompaniment. All in all a pretty decent job.
|Release Date||1st March 2022|