Theme of The Game
Jolly’s Gifts has been designed by Side City Studios and it is a game that’s aimed at the Christmas market. The reels of the game are filled with various cute toys that a small child might expect Santa to bring him. The atmosphere is visible in the background, with large snowflake like forms moving around slowly, on a blue wallpaper.
The reels get some card suits, with stars, snowflakes and other shapes used on them. They also get a lot more symbols, including reindeer, drummers, toy trains, gingerbread men, gift boxes, a small kitten and a blonde girl, called Jolly.
I think that you will agree with me on the quality of the game’s design, in that it is a pretty good effort on the developer’s part.
Side City Studios is an older developer, being around since 1999, but they started out as creators of content for land based casinos, so chances are that you haven’t heard of them.
They got their start in the online world in the last couple of years, being acquired by NYX Gaming Group in 2015. They only have about 9 slot machines released for the online market at this point, but there are new games prepared to be launched as we speak.
How To Play It
Go to the small button with the Coins, which is in the bottom right corner, and if you click on it there will be a new screen opening up, with total bet values that range between $0.30 and $150. The game will have 40 active lines each round, but only 30 coins are needed. The line bet varies between $0.01 and $5.
This is a slot machine with 5×4 reels and 40 active pay lines. For the most part, it’s a regular game, with a mobile friendly interface and with features that aren’t out of the ordinary.
Jolly is the name of a blonde girl, drawn in a style that reminds me of the Japanese Anime. She will appear in the symbol that has the ability of the wild, which means that it can be used in any regular combination, if she appears in the right position to help out as a substitute. Wild symbols may form combinations among themselves if there are enough of them and arranged on a line. They pay up to 750x.
A cute kitten is shown in another feature symbol, one that acts as a scatter and which triggers 12 free spins when it appears three times on the reels 1, 3 and 5. Wild symbols take the place of Gift symbols on the reels. You can retrigger the free spins as well.
At the end of any spin where you didn’t get a scatter win, the Jolly’s Wild Re-Spins may trigger. One of the last three reels becomes wild, while the other reels re-spin. The wild reel moves one position to the left during each re-spin, until it leaves the screen. 1 to 3 Floating Wilds appear on the reel that was wild during the previous re-spin.
There is also something called Jolly’s Mystery Gifts. Gift Boxes may appear among the symbols during paid spins, in stacked form. Once the spin is over, the Gifts will be replaced by one random symbol.
You can get 750 coins from a combination of five Jolly Wilds, which means that your prize can reach $3,750 on one line.
Jolly’s Gifts is a decent mobile slot machine to play, with several interesting features and a theme that works well for the winter holidays.