Added: August 31, 2017
Magical creatures in mystical settings abound in online video pokies. A new one titled Gnome Wood will go live at Australian online casinos powered by Microgaming early next month. Meanwhile here are two similarly themed online pokies that you can play at Royal Vegas, Spin Palace and All Slots.
The first of these is titled Mystique Grove. Its visual appeal is pure magic. The reels are set in the background of an enchanting grove and captivating music plays while the reels spin. The highest paying symbols are the green and red fairies. A little bit of evil adds spice to the story. So you also have the evil queen and her owl. The low paying symbols are the usual playing card icons. The toadstool is the wild symbol. The scatter symbol is the Mystique Grove logo. It awards payouts multiplied by the total bet. Three or more scatter symbols appearing anywhere on the reels trigger the Mystique Grove bonus game on the second screen. You will have to keep selecting from 15 flowers and winning bonuses till you reveal a Collect message. Mystique Grove has 243 ways to win. The maximum line bet is AU$10 and the total bet per spin is 25 times the line bet.
Enchanted Woods is the second online pokie. It features magical creatures like dwarf, toad, fairy, pixie, leprechaun, elf and goblin. The pink fairy is the wild symbol and appears only on reels 2 and 4. The reels structure is unique. This five reels pokie has only one payline that runs horizontally. The symbols in required numbers can appear anywhere on the payline and do not have to appear from left to right on successive reels. The Reel Hold feature gives you two spins for the price of one. If there is any winning combination after the first spin then the relevant reels are automatically held. Otherwise you have the option to put on hold whichever reels that you want. The remaining reels spin again. The winnings, if any, are paid out after the second spin. Three or more bonus toad symbols anywhere on the reels activate the Pick a Toad bonus game. You select toads, the number of which depends on the number of toads in the triggering spin. You will win a bonus amount for each pick. You wager one coin per spin, the size of which varies from AU$0.10 to AU$100.