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Santa vs Rudolf
The Christmas slot Santa vs Rudolf from NetEnt offers a funny take on the story of Santa and the famous reindeer. Rudolf stole Santa's hat, and he's going to try to get it back from him. The cheeky reindeer and confused Santa Claus make up the story of this Christmas-themed online slot. The game may feel familiar to some experienced players, as it is a clone of The Invisible Man slot and uses the same features and game engine.
The slot is drawn in a comic style, and you can find Santa and Rudolf the reindeer standing opposite each other next to a hut that is filled with different items, including snow globes, wish lists and reindeer collars. The game is accompanied by supporting Christmas music with a lighter and funnier theme. Special features of this slot include wins both ways, walking wilds, free spins and two types of bonus games.
The volatility of the slot is medium, and it can be worth it to wait for the free spins bonus game to start. The theoretical return to player is 96.35%, and you can also play Santa vs Rudolf mobile, as the HTML5 developed game is compatible with many iOS and Android devices.
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Walking Wilds with Re-Spins, Free Spins and Bonus Games
The game has two wild symbols that can stand in for other game symbols to create paying combinations and they start re-spins. The Santa Wild can appear on reel 5 and it moves one step to the right with each re-spin. The Rudolf Wild can appear on reel 1 and it moves to the left.
These re-spins can be very rewarding, especially when more wilds appear on the reels and the re-spins continue. If you're lucky and the two wilds meet on the screen the free spins will start. You start with an initial 10 free spins, but if there are more symbol collisions you can win up to 30 free spins.
During the free spins feature you'll see two meters above the reels, which will be filled with Santa and Rudolf symbols respectively each time you get one of those symbols on the screen. Once a meter is filled the corresponding feature will be activated at the end of the free spins.
Rudolf Spins: You'll get three free spins with five wild symbols scattered at random positions on the reels in every spin.
Santa's Gifts: In this pick and click bonus game you'll move through three stages collecting gifts along the way. You can collect coin wins and multipliers. You can pick prizes until you open the End of Stage gift. The collected coins are then multiplied with the collected multiplier, which can be a maximum of x4.
Also, winning combinations are counted from left to right and right to left, which means that you can win both ways.
|Pay-lines:||20 (fixed), both ways|
|Maximum line win:||500 coins|
|Maximum coins jackpot:||270,000|
|Coin value:||0.01 - 20 €/£/$|
|Bet size:||0.20 - 400 €/£/$|
How to play
The Santa vs Rudolf slot can be played with stakes of €0.20 up to €200 per spin. The 5-reel game has 20 fixed paylines and you can also select advanced automatic play options.