Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland stories have provided a rich seam of inspiration for slots developers. The latest to have a crack is WMS Gaming which has created The Cheshire Cat which is now live at LeoVegas Casino.
The original story certainly had a surreal side and that’s evident in this 5 reel, 40 payline slot version. The cast of characters on show here include the March Hare, the Caterpillar, Alice and the ever-grinning Cheshire Cat. You’ll also see bottles of potion and slices of cake spinning around the reels.
The base game action is also a little unusual – before each spin, 1 symbol will be randomly selected. More of the chosen symbol will appear on the reels, offering the chance to land some potentially large stacked combinations.
The main extra on offer in The Cheshire Cat is the Free Spins Bonus feature – land 3 scatters and you’ll get the minimum 5 free spins. Hit 4 and the number of free spins increases to 10. You’ll also pocket an award equal to 10 times your total stake. Best of all is if you find a full 5 scatters on the triggering spin. In that happy circumstance, you’ll get a 50 times stake bonus and 20 free spins. There’s nothing particularly surreal about that.
Where things get a little weird is when the giant wheel descends onto the reels. Depending on where the pointer lands, it will determine how many reel sets the free spins will play on – this can range from 1 to 4. A second spin then decides how many sticky wilds will be on offer on each reel set.
A bit like Lewis Carroll’s famous stories, The Cheshire Cat looks pretty ordinary at first glance. Look beyond the simple visuals and there’s some crazy action on offer as far as gameplay goes. Get lucky with those free spins and you could be grinning like the infamous cat – read The Cheshire Cat slot review.
New players can join Alice and chums at LeoVegas Casino with a very tidy welcome package – you’ll begin with 20 no deposit free spins on Barcrest’s Rainbow Riches. Then there’s 4 deposit bonus offers with 25 Rainbow Riches free spins each time you deposit – there’s a total of £1,600 free and 120 free spins overall to be had.