Microgaming invites all of its fans to enjoy an extra-terrestrial gaming experience as they enjoy the company of aliens. These are not your regular green aliens, but they are in fact scary looking aliens that are very friendly and kind. These aliens come from a planet far far away and when they come to our planet, all hell breaks loose. So get ready for one heck of a ride alongside this bunch of crazy monsters and aliens through this video slot machine. The entertaining theme of the game promises players a fun and an exciting game that comes packed with a great set of guaranteed payouts.
Play as you place bets on up to twenty-five winning lines on this glamorous and high quality 5-reeled video slot machine. These reels are formed by the 3 rows of 3D symbols of the game. These symbols can turn into animated ones whenever they participate in the creation of a winning combo or when a special bonus round is activated.
These symbols include the orange monster, the small orange round fluffy monsters, the one-eyed alien, the euro symbol, a purple monster, a green monster and fluffy poker card symbols. These reels are found on a white platform in the middle of the screen. On the left side of the reels, players will see the fluffy orange monster holding his small babies in his hand as players enjoy the game.
The game has plenty of generous line payouts, a gamble game that allows players to double up on their winnings, a free spins round, scatter pays and wild pays. All of this guarantees players a fun-filled gaming experience like no other on the internet, an experience that will make their time worthwhile as they rack up on the great awards that the game has in store.
How to play Scary Friends
There is a big yellow button in the middle of the control panel under the reels, this is what players will click on to jump start the game so the reels and the symbols on them will start spinning so combos can start forming.
Before players can start it, they will place a bet. Placing the bets is made simple with the clear and simple wagering options that Microgaming offers. These options are the coin value and the number of lines, players will choose the value and the lines by clicking on the arrows surrounding the betting options. The minimum bet is equal 0.01, when players choose a coin value of 0.01 and activate 1 line. The maximum bet is equal to 50 credits when players choose a coin value of 2 and activate all 25 bet lines. That maximum wager can be placed much easier by clicking on the “Max Bet” button at the control panel under the reels. The amount of the bet is found in the Total Bet cell on the left side of the spin button.
Payouts are earned when players form combos of matching symbols on the paylines of the game from the left to the right on adjacent reels. The amount that they will earn for matching symbols can be viewed at the paytable of the game. It will also let players in on the bonus rounds and unique symbols that players should keep an eye on while spinning the reels.
Any winnings players succeed in earning will be shown at the Win cell which is found on the right side of the spin button.
Free Spins for Scary Friends
The Red Monster Free Spins symbol can trigger the free spins. Players will earn from 5 up to 14 spins if they get at least three of these Free Spins symbols.
The Wild Monster Symbol
The game’s wild is also a monster, the biggest and the friendliest one of them all, the orange monster. To show how kind he is, he will replace any other symbols on the winning lines and the reels of the game to help players achieve a payable combo of symbols. Only the highest line payout is paid when that happens. The wild monster will not be able to substitute for the Free Spins or the bonus symbols.
The Monster Training Bonus
Scary Friends has an interactive and a rewarding bonus round. This bonus round is activated by the bonus monster table symbol. Three of these bonus symbols will trigger the monster training round. Players will see the top 4 monsters seated at a round table. Players will choose one of the four to be the winner. The scientist monster will start spinning the table at high speed and one by one, the monsters will give up and fly away from the table. Players will then be rewarded according to their monster’s place (from 1st to 3th). If the monster they chose is the first to jump out of the table, players will not earn any awards.
Advanced Autoplay Options
The game does not come with an Auto Play feature as the game has the gamble feature, so after each win, players can get to gamble with their wins, which kills the entire purpose of auto play. So the only way to play the game is to place bets and click on the yellow spin button each round.
Game Settings Options
The game settings are found on the top left in the form of gears. The available options allow players to control the game play by adjusting the following:
The sound level (from 1 to 5)
Turning off/on the sounds of the game
Switching off/on the win animations
Quickspin to make the reels move much faster
Turning off/on furball animations
Allow for shortcuts
The theoretical return to player (RTP) for Scary Friends is 95.47%.
Additional Information About Scary Friends
The game comes with a gamble feature. This feature is available for player whenever they have earned any kind of payout, whether through the bonus round or the normal game play. When they do, the gamble button at the control panel will be click-able. Players will find a card that has the logo of the game on, they will pick red or black, if they choose right, they double up, if they choose wrong, they will lose.