A Tale of Elves online slot by Microgaming transports you to Santa's magical North Pole workshop where elves toil tirelessly to make gifts for deserving children. The reels are styled like frost-glazed window panes, and you can get a peek into the inner workings of the workshop if you activate the bonus game. Four colourful elves and the jolly saint Nick appear as game symbols, and the bonus features include free spins, wilds, and multipliers.
If 3 scatter symbols appear on the reels you will trigger free spins. You will be able to choose from 4 free spins modes, represented by the 4 elves.
The blue elf gives you 18 free spins with a 2x multiplier and the blue elf will appear as a 6-symbol stack.
The green elf gives you 14 free spins with a 3x multiplier and the green will appear as a 5-symbols high stack.
The orange elf gives you 10 free spins with a 4x multiplier and the orange elf will appear as a 4-symbol high stack.
The yellow elf gives you 8 free spins with a 5x multiplier, and the yellow elf will appear as a 3-symbol high stack.
You can retrigger the feature by landing 3 more scatters.
When 2 scatter symbols appear on the reels, you will receive a prize up to 50x your wager.
A Tale of Elves slot captures the magic of the holidays and with enchanting gameplay and some substantial gifts. The end of the year always brings a flurry of Christmas-themed slots and Microgaming has poured some real effort into this title, creating a delightful experience that appeals to your sense of childlike wonder with cute, cartoon graphics and animations.
The Random Cash Prize feature livens up the base game while you wait to activate free spins which dials up the action with multipliers and symbol stacks and, if you're lucky enough to fill the screen with wilds and high-value yellow elf symbols you could land the maximum prize of $240 000. The only glaring drawback to this slot is the RTP that sits at about a percent below the industry average.
With great gameplay and a heart-warming holiday theme, A Tale of Elves is sure to pull a wide audience looking to celebrate the closing of the year.