Gonzo’s Quest is one of the most popular slot machines on many online casinos, surely you have heard of it. Otherwise, you will get to know Gonzo very well now. Some games becomes successes immediately and Gonzo’s Quest is one of them. Today it is one of the top slots in Net Entertainments portfolio of games. This game is a bit different from others, it has a Avalanche feature where symbols falls down into the reels instead of a traditional spin. The game starts out with the true story of Gonzalo Pizarro and his quest for gold, he is looking for Eldorado. Eldorado is known for the lost city of gold and is supposed to be located somewhere I South America. Gonzo went looking for it in the jungle with only a map in his hands.
How to play
Gonzo’s Quest consists of five reels and twenty fixed pay-lines. With fixed pay-lines it means that you automatically are playing on each and everyone of them. The symbols falls down to their place and a winning line starts an Avalanche, it means that the symbols in the winning pay-line explodes and new symbols falls down. With every winning avalanche the win gets higher. Next to the slot there is a multiplier, it starts at x1 and moves up x5 during a main game. In free spins the multiplier can go up to x15, which means that several avalanches in a row can really make you score really high. When you lose the value goes down to x1 again and starts over.
What you win also depends on what settings you have on your bet level and coin value. The lowest coin value is to play €0,01 on one pay-line in bet level 1, which is the minimum bet. The highest bet is €0,5 on twenty pay-lines in bet level 5, which then of course is the maximum bet in one spin or fall. To win in Gonzo’s Quest your symbols has to be in a winning line from left to right. It is the highest win per pay-line that gets paid, but every win on each pay-line is also paid.
Free spins, bonus games and wilds
There are two symbols in this slot who can help you increase your win. One scatter symbol and one wild symbol. The scatter symbols are called Free fall symbols in this game, and they substitute for all symbols in the slot. If you get three free fall symbols from the reel furthest to the left you will be rewarded with ten Free falls. A winning line during a Free fall works exactly like in the main game, and starts an avalanche. In the Free falls the multiplier raises for each avalanche and you can win even more Free falls during a Free fall. The wild symbol substitute for all symbols, and takes the place of a symbol if there is a chance to win on the pay-lines that it is connected to.
The symbols in this slot is shaped as stone carvings which is reminiscent of ancient South American cultures. They all have different values and are in different colors, from lowest to highest value; light blue, red, orange, purple, brown, green and blue. The wild symbol is a grey stone with a question mark on it. The Free fall symbol is a golden stone. On all stones there are a masks or animals that derive from the Inca population. There is a combination of old and new with all the historical theme that meets the more moderns animations and 3D effects.
When the game begins Net Entertainment has as usual made an introduction with a video to let you know how Gonzo ended up in the jungle. There is fantastic graphics and Gonzo is a nice little fella. He is wearing a helmet, pants with stripes and knee high boots and stands next to the slot all the time. Sometimes he’s checking his map or collecting coins in his helmet when you get a big win. The soundtrack to the slot increase the feeling of real rocks falling down and getting smashed. There is also a feature where Gonzo celebrates if you win, by doing a little dance for you.
Suitable for high rollers
This slot is suitable for high rollers just because you can choose yourself how much you want to play on each spin. The maximum bet is €100 in one spin, which can make this slot specially interesting for high rollers. This game is probably a favorite one for the player in 2013 who managed to beat all the former records on the slots avalanche function and won €152 055. We mentioned the multiplier before and the winner had the amazing x15 when the last avalanche was down.
Game developer & mobile
The slot is created by Net Entertainment and is therefore available for mobile devices also. The game has a repayment percentage of 96%, which makes it one of NetEnts slots with the highest repayment for the players. With this repayment percentage you often get small payouts. One of the reasons this slot has become so popular is the fact that it is simple to play, with the avalanches who was a new kind of feature when it came, of course the graphics when it is a NetEnt product and at last your constantly getting payouts.
This is a game that will keep players entertained for a while but there is also commonly known that it takes a while to get a big win at this slot. To get a chance for extra win you should check out some of the online casinos tournaments. Gonzo’s Quest is often a part of the companies slots tournaments, which gives you a chance for some extra wins. If you feel like trying out this slot you often get free spins on this game when you become a member at a site.