House of Fun is a gothic August 2011 html5 video slot developed by Betsoft. Other themes: road trip disaster, horror, and medieval architecture. House of Fun’s plot features three characters—youthful driver Paul, his female companion Jane, and their dog called Chip—whose blue car breaks down in a remote forested stretch of road during a nightly road trip. Opting to walk instead, they find themselves seeking help in a scary medieval manor.
Relatable Betsoft-owned games: Good Girl Bad Girl (February 2014), Blood Eternal (September 2017), Christmas Carol (December 2015), Ghouls Gold (August 2011), and The Ghouls (August 2011). House of Fun’s rival games include Hauntsworth House (June 2015) from Incredible Technologies, La Mansion Encantada (December 2019) from MGA, and Haunted House (March 2014) from Habanero.
One symbol (trick box) requires three winning combinations. Three symbols (plump host, shaved house manager, and cat) require two, require three, four, or five winning combinations. Seven symbols (mustached gateman, bat, candle holder, portrait, mirror, butler, and door knocker) require three, four, or five winning combinations.
House of Fun Game Characteristics
House of Fun’s partitioned gray 5X3 grid is embedded on a medieval gateway. There are 30 left-to-right adjustable paylines, eleven symbols, eleven coin sizes, five bet levels, 935 total bets, two scatters, bonus game, click-and-reveal game, wild reel, free games, no side game, and usually pays from $5.00 to $750.00.
House of Fun has three special symbols and eight ordinary symbols. Special symbols: the free games-triggering scatter is a teal-and-golden trick box that reveals a substituting wild—a reel-long human-bodied door knocker in black and white; the click-and-reveal game-unlocking feature is a smirking butler in purple and white; and the bonus game-triggering scatter is a smirking ram-headed brass door knocker.
Ordinary symbols: greedy plump host; clean shaven house manager with tufts of hair; impassive mustached gateman; striped cyan-eyed gray cat; perched vampire bat; gothic ruby-encased candle holder; fancy-framed brown portrait; and fancy golden handheld mirror.
The House of Fun bet sizes: $0.01, $0.02, $0.03, $0.04, $0.05, $0.10, $0.15, $0.20, $0.25, $0.50, and $1.00. The optional paylines: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 29, or 30. Minimum bet: $0.01. Maximum bet: $150.00.
The $150.00 bet offers these House of Fun payouts. Two, three, four, and five: host, or house manager pays $50.00, $250.00, $500.00, and $750.00; and cat pays $25.00, $100.00, $200.00, and $300.00.
Three, four, or five: butler pays $200.00, $400.00, and $600.00; gateman pays $150.00, $300.00, and $450.00; bat, or candle holder pays $75.00, $150.00, and $250.00; and portrait, or mirror pays $50.00, $100.00, and $150.00.
Three scattered trick boxes on the inner reels prompt free games—after an up to $300.00 payout—wherein the third wild reel is locked throughout. 3+ neighboring butlers on the first three paylines prompt the click-and-reveal game, where players press the (“collect”) credits-revealing purple “click me” symbols.
3+ scattered door knockers prompt the bonus game, where the visiting characters attempt to flee through one of the five golden doors that the player clicks, resulting in a credit-offering dummy. House of Fun’s non-progressive jackpot is $63220.00.
The good House of Fun software features: stone-embedded buttons; desktop and mobile versions; quick spin; 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 40, 50, and 100 autospins. Sounds: rattling trick box, creaking door, jingling, screaming visitors, purring, sarcastic laugh, and residents proclaiming “ain’t compare” and “oh, we have guests”.
The animated 3D graphics comprise of cinematic clips of freaked guests, dramatic residents, smiling cat, lively portrait, shattering mirror, lively door knocker, fire-eyed bat, giggling butler, swaying door knocker, and fish-gulping host.
Luck in House of Fun
A game of chance, House of Fun’s RTP rate of is 94.96% and the house edge is 5.04%.