For those of us who harbour secret fantasies about shooting off beyond the stars in a homemade rocket propelled by organic waste, going into space has always been a point of excitement. Imagine if a slot game came along to give you that very chance, just still in your head of course, they’re not magicians: Spinmatic’s new slot Galacnica steps up.
Their offering is bright, colourful and fuels the imagination. Presented over the standard 5 x 3 setup with a modest 10 paylines, the slot if the perfect antidote to many of the tired and predictable games on offer right now. With a cartoon-like background and a host of boldly decorated characters there is definitely a happy vibe going on here.
How it plays and what it pays
A nice quirk within the game allows you to select the amount of winlines as they are not fixed, simply use the plus and minus icons to increase or decrease these. The advantage of this is that you can choose, within the limited wisdom that one has, the lines you perceive to be the more favourable and potentially more profitable.
There is a particularly low minimum bet, at only 0.01 EUR or equivalent, with a max bet of ten coins per line. The value of a bet can be changed. This slot has a single spin jackpot of 250 coins, with a limited range of bonuses and features that can increase both the chances and size of these base wins.
Features and bonuses within this vibrant game
The traditional nature of the game means that bonuses and features are few and far between, but this doesn’t seem to affect the quality of the gameplay all that much. There is a wild feature, where expanding and stacked wilds will appear across the reels. A great boost to potential wins, stacked wilds expand to fill the reel whilst they temporarily stop other reels from spinning for maximum winnings potential..
Getting to this point is relatively simple, players’ luck and an eye for the game can lead you to the jackpot effortlessly, although you may be left wondering how you got there! There are plenty of wilds too, and being a high value card they are welcomed. Three or more wilds across the reels at random will trigger a lucrative free spins feature
Although a basic game, Galacnica definitely entertains. But at this point we struggle to even find the words to describe it fully, let alone tell you about how wonderful it is. To us it seems that its bold, bright colours are there for a more sinister reason, maybe to mask the fact the game is actually quite dull.
But, then you play the game for a longer period of time and realise, it’s not so bad. It pays, the features activate with ease and you come away feeling like you're getting a good deal. And for a slot machine to do that, is almost a miracle.
Words: David Bailey-Lauring