How to Play 9 Masks of Fire
9 Masks of Fire is more modern than most free online pokies with a fruit machine style, which makes the game easy and pleasing to many Kiwi players. You’ll be reminded of African tribes by the soundtrack and the two symbols on the reels: the Shield Scatter which triggers free spins, and the Mask Scatter which gives players instant wins.
The game layout includes:
- Reels: 5
- Rows: 3
- Paylines: 20
- Wild Symbol: Diamond
- Scatter Symbol: Gold Mask
- Min bet: $0.20
- Max bet: $60
- Number of coins: 20
The rules of the game are easy to understand. Its five reels, three rows, and 20 fixed paylines pay left to right, beginning from the leftmost reel. The minimum landing payouts are three of a kind. The sound of the African drums speeds up to form a dramatic rhythm whenever a player wins across the reels.
Scatter Symbols: Gold Masks
When players land on three or more mask symbols on the reels, they trigger different amounts of bonuses. The more masks you get, the more you can win. If you get nine scatter symbols, you stand to win up to 2000x your bet.
Wild Symbol: Diamond
The wild symbol comes with an additional role. It substitutes for other symbols to help players complete their paylines.
Graphics and Sounds
The team at Microgaming in New Zealand did a phenomenal job with the graphics for Masks of Fire exceptional. Players can enjoy a combination of fruity symbols, fire, and African tribal theme. The reels come in a classic curved look with a golden frame engulfed by bright flames.
The background is dark red with fire sparks flying around and red flames emanating from behind the reels. The symbols are dazzling, impressive, and red and gold in colour.
The game comes to life with sound when a player wins and the African drums form a rhythm in the background, giving an authentic tribal feel.
The 9 Masks of Fire special feature is the free spin. Players can spin the free spin wheel, which contains a multiplier. You stand a chance to win between 10 and 30 free spins with a multiplier of 2x or 3x.
Players can retrigger this feature to get up to 60 free spins with the first multiplier. But that’s not all, the feature can be retriggered for more free spins infinitely.
Another special feature is the ability of the 7s gain, to pay scattered too, not only in winning combinations.