Free In Bloom Slots
If you want a slot with a burst of colour, the In Bloom game by IGTshould certainly be considered. The flowers that fill the reels make for a vibrant looking slot, but it’s the highly original gameplay that really brings this game to life. The ‘symbol burst’ feature meaning you could actually have a win line of up to 15 symbols, not something you would usually find at a 5 reel online slot. This is added to by a free spins round where you’ll gain a nice bonus at the end.
This game has a very striking look. The backdrop to the reels features flowers and trees in front of a mountain range, the sky above having a distinct yellow glow. This image appears almost as if it was mounted on a stained glass window, such is the effect. A garland of flowers rises across the title of the game, while the reels sit below. The reels themselves have a crisp feel, each one a perfect square, with the fifteen symbols forming a rectangle. There are four different flower symbols on the reels – the yellow poppy, the red rose, the calla lily and the water lily and these are joined by playing card letters and number from 9 to Ace.
Playing the In Bloom Slot
At first glance this slot appears to be something of a standard one, with the five reels each three symbols high. This standard appearance is added to by the 40 win lines and the added 10 credits for the features which in combination with your chosen coin size sets the total stake for each spin.
However this is where the slot changes completely. If you take a look at the pay table you’ll see that each of the flower symbols shows wins of up to fifteen symbols in a row. This might seem unlikely at a five reel slot, but this is where the ‘symbol burst’ feature comes into play. This feature can turn a symbol featuring a single flower into one that shows up to five flowers, all of these adding to the number of symbols on a win line. The ‘symbol burst’ only happens to symbols on a win line already and will convert them in the following way:
Symbols featuring two flowers can appear on all reels.
Symbols featuring three flowers can appear on reels 2, 3 and 4.
Symbols featuring four or five flowers can appear only on reel 3.
In an instance where you’ll have two flowers on reels one and five, three flowers on reels two and four and five flowers on reel three will give a maximum 15 symbol win.
The red poppy symbol is the highest paying of all and should you land the 15 maximum you’ll have a 1,000 coin win. The top prizes for the rose, the calla lily and the water lily are 500, 300 and 200 coins respectively.
You’ll also gain much smaller wins when landing 4 or 5 of the playing card symbols in a row on a win line.
You’ll find a globe like bonus symbol appearing on reel three and should you land three of these symbols you’ll gain an instant win of 60x your total bet size.
Bonus Game for In Bloom
A butterfly symbol also appears on the reels and when 2 or 3 land in any position, you’ll activate the free spins round. You can choose one of four rounds each based upon the four different flowers, where that flower will be the only one that appears on the reels. You’ll have 5 free spins if choosing the highest paying poppy symbol with up to 12 free spins for the water lily symbol.
It’s a tough ask to produce a truly original slot in the crowded casino industry, but IGT have certainly achieved it here. Although appearing at first glance to be a standard game, the ‘symbol burst’ feature changes things completely, giving the game an edge that you wouldn’t expect a flower based game to have! This is a highly recommended slot that will appeal to all players – if you do have green fingers; you’ll like it that little bit more!