243 Crystal Fruits is no ordinary fruit machine because traditional symbols fuse with modern gameplay. With a stunning and distinguishing design, this is one casino slot that will instantly command a player’s attention.
The visual in 243 Crystal Fruits have been kept deliberately simple with a background that is only just one dull colour in contrast to the multi-faceted glimmer from the crystals on the reels. 243 Crystal Fruits is not a massive game, only having five paylines.
The simple graphics of the slot are carried on to the reels with gameplay that’s fun yet not particularly complex. Gamblers typically look for a game’s unique features as this is where good money can be won; however, there is a real absence of bonuses here - no progressive jackpots, no free spins or a secondary bonus round.
The wild icon contains an extra advantage as using wilds in any win opens the unique 243 Respin Feature. During this thrilling feature, the five paylines transform into 243 ways to win, so there are more opportunities to form winning paylines. Rather than having to remember any multiple paylines, players only need to line up the icons from the left on continuous reels.
However, the most significant benefit of the 243 Respin Feature is the inclusion of cascading reels, meaning those included in the win disappear from the board, leaving gaps behind that must be filed. Newer icons drop down from above, and the whole set of symbols cascades down to fill the empty spaces, thus creating more winning lines.
If a new win appears the process is continually repeated until there are no more wins. Every time there is a cascade win, a multiplier is added that increases by x1 up to a maximum of x5. When the current streak of cascade wins finishes, the multiplier is reset to its original value.
243 Crystal Fruits offers a stand-out yet straightforward design. The gameplay is flawless yet not overly complicated, as although there are some features the slot isn’t bogged down with extras that complicated the gameplay. 243 Crystal Fruits is ideal for those who are relatively new to playing video slot games as they will not feel overwhelmed by the composition of this game and thus should find it very easy to grasp.
Words: David Bailey-Lauring