Girls with Guns : Frozen Dawn Slots
Girls with Guns 2 – Frozen Dawn sees the sextet of gun toting ladies move from one extreme to another, as the heat of the jungle is replaced by the freezing conditions of the Arctic. Once again, Katherine, the leader of the gang is joined by Maria, Kira, Zoe, Jess and the wonderful Alex. In her younger days Katherine would graduate top of her year in a research program and defeat a character called Saskia in the final elimination challenge. Saskia didn’t react well, killing many staff members and being taken to a high security psychiatric facility. She had never been seen again – until now! All seven of the ladies appear on the reels bedecked in winter outfits (I must say Alex looks particularly fine) alongside an assassin character almost certainly hired by Saskia.
The background to the slot is a snow capped mountainous terrain with the occasional tree peeking through. The reels are framed in metal with small stalactites hanging down across the front, while the background to each symbol is a frozen white. Each of the symbols is drawn in the style of an animated cartoon, while of each of the ladies expands when forming part of a win line, showing much attitude while holding their weapons. The enemy, Saskia, looks much like Cruella Deville from the film 101 Dalmatians, with a long white streak in her dark hair. The accompanying sound is much like that of a movie soundtrack, the atmospheric score adding a nice amount of tension to the slot.
Playing Girls with Guns 2
This MicroGaming designed slot has 5 reels and 243 ways to win. This means that instead of the more usual win lines; here you’ll gain a win when hitting three or more symbols on adjacent reels from left to right, irrespective of the position on the reels. The leader Katherine is worth 400 coins when landing five adjacent symbols and is the highest paying standard symbol, while the rest of the girls pay between 300 and 150 coins (Alex pays 200 coins, but in my mind is worth much, much more). The reels are completed by the playing card symbols from 10 to Ace.
The ‘Girls with Guns’ title symbol is the wild at the slot and will substitute for any other symbol apart from the scatter. This is the highest paying of all at the slot, paying 600 coins when appearing on all five reels. You’ll also find an additional wild symbol featuring the silhouette of the six girls which appears on reel 3, which will turn the entire reel wild when making an appearance.
A randomly awarded feature is always welcome at a slot and this slot features a ‘shootout bonus’. One of the girls will appear (let it be Alex, let it be Alex…!) and shoot at one of the playing card symbols which you’ll select. You’ll be awarded a cash prize.
A satellite dish is the final symbol on the reels and represents the scatter. Should this appear twice or more across any of the reels, you’ll win an immediate cash prize based upon your total bet size, with 3 or more scatters also activating the free spins rounds. You’ll have 12 free spins and be randomly allocated one of the two following rounds:
Frozen Wilds – Any wild symbols will be frozen in place for the following 3 spins before melting away. If the wilds should form a whole reel stack, this will remain wild for the rest of the feature.
Magnetic Wilds – The magnetic wilds will appear on reel 5 only and when appearing they will be pulled to the left most reel, where they will stay until the end of the feature. If a wild symbol already occupies reel one, the symbol will move to the next adjacent reel. If the wilds should form a full reel stack they will explode on the next spin.
There is always a danger when creating a sequel that it won’t match up to the original, but this is certainly not the case here. The base game is both entertaining and action packed, with the randomly awarded feature and the 243 ways to win keeping your interest levels high throughout. However, it’s the free spins features that make the game, both playing very differently but both very enjoyable in their own way. All in all, this makes for a slot that you’ll want to come back to again and again.