Charlie Chance and the Curse of Cleopatra
Holy cow, we have something special for you today. It’s a slot that takes multiple popular ingredients and brings them all together to create an eye-catching and memorable slot. It’s like pizza, chips, and chocolate fudge cake all on the same plate, only it won’t make you vomit.
We have Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt and everyone’s favourite slot protagonist; Win Multipliers that go as high as 10x; Bonus Spins with additional modifiers attached, and Mega Symbols. That’s just the start.
Welcome to the Charlie Chance and the Curse of Cleopatra slot.
What is the Charlie Chance and the Curse of Cleopatra Slot?
Charlie Chance and the Curse of Cleopatra is a very busy slot, one that crams a lot of features and gaming mechanics into its Egyptian-inspired reels. It even has space for a few animations, including scuttling scarab beetles, people hiding in chests, and a dancing Cleopatra.
It was created by Play’n GO, a developer known for its explorations of Ancient Egypt, as well as innovative features. Speaking of features, you’ll find all of the following here:
- Cascading Wins
- Cleo’s Columns
- Mega Symbols
- Serpent’s Trail
- Flying Wilds
- Bonus Spins
Charlie Chance and the Curse of Cleopatra Features
You can wager between £0.20 and £100 on this slot and it is possible to win as much as 5,500x. The reels are stacked and the graphics are great, but it’s the features that make this game truly stand out:
This slot uses small tile-based symbols. It makes sense—the game is already very busy so this is a smart aesthetic choice. The tiles are spread over a 6x6 game screen and wins are triggered when connections of at least five matching symbols are made.
There are no traditional paylines, the symbols just need to be touching.
When wins are created, all winning symbols explode, leaving gaps that are filled by the symbols above. New symbols will then fall from above the reels.
Every win increases the Multiplier, which climbs to 2x and then 3x.
The Cleo’s Columns feature chooses two adjacent reels and then synchronises all symbols that appear in these reels, increasing the chances of a payout. Look out for the green border that appears while the reels are turning, as this indicates that Cleo is doing her thing and choosing which reels to combine.
A Mega Symbol, as the name suggests, is a huge Wild symbol that covers multiple spaces. It can only land in Cleo’s Column spaces and it will become sticky if wins are triggered and symbols begin exploding and dropping.
Once all of the wins have been paid, any low-paying symbols that are still touching the Mega Symbol will explode.
Flying Scarab Wilds
If you’re not a big fan of beetles, you might be a little creeped out by these flying bugs. But don’t worry, as they’re on your side.
The Flying Scarab Wild feature can activate during any spin. Between five and eight of these Wilds will fly onto the reels and land in random spaces. Once there, they substitute for all symbols except the Scatter.
How many of you remember Snake, the black-and-white mobile game that we all thought was so great back in the day but looks terrible now? Well, the Serpent’s Trail feature will no doubt get those nostalgia neurons firing.
On any non-winning spin, this feature can activate. A serpent will move across the reels, destroying all symbols it sources and turning others into matching symbols.
Three Scatters triggers the Bonus Spins feature, with 8 spins offered. Every additional Scatter awards an extra four spins.
Cascading Wins is still active during the feature, but the Multiplier gets even better and can go as high as 10x. As with the base game, you need three wins in a row to trigger this max Multiplier.
Summary of Charlie Chance and the Curse of Cleopatra Slot
Cascading Wins? Check. Random Wilds and Mega Symbols? Check. Dancing Egyptian queens wearing a snake for a hat? Double check.
There is never a dull moment in the Charlie Chance and the Curse of Cleopatra slot machine. It’s one of the most action-packed and feature-rich titles in the Play’n GO catalogue, and from a developer that regularly tops “best of” lists, that’s saying something.