Spring Tails is an oriental html5 video slot; its developer Betsoft Gaming launched it on February 27, 2020. Featuring a springtime hoarding zodiacal rat, it is a game adaptation the Year of the Rat that is associated with +/-12 years 2008, 2020, and 2032. Themes: season, gems, luck, wealth, Chinese philosophy, lunisolar calendar, and Feng Shui concept.
Other similar games from Betsoft: Caishen’s Arrival (October 2019), Dragon & Phoenix (June 2019), 4 Seasons (February 2020), Bamboo Rush (September 2019), Dragon Kings (July 2018), Fa Fa Twins (February 2017), Quest to the West (May 2020), and Great 88 (September 2016).
Spring Tails’ rival games include Year of the Rat (January 2020) from Spinomenal, Money Mouse (December 2019) from Pragmatic Play, and Fortune Mouse (January 2020) from PG Soft. One symbol (mortise key) requires one, two, or three combinations. Ten symbols (yuanbao ingot, clustered gems, pearl, sack of rice, groundnuts, slice of butter, A, K, Q, and J) require three, four, or five winning combinations.
Spring Tails Game Characteristics
Spring Tails’ 5X3 grid is framed in gold-tipped, green bamboos. The partitioned, cream grid’s lush background features pagodas. It has five left-to-right fixed paylines: 1, 2 and 3 are along the middle, the top, and the bottom, respectively; payline 4 is V-shaped, while payline 5 is an inverted V. There are twelve symbols, eleven total bets, three self-multiplying win multipliers, two bet multipliers, (buyable) free games, no side game, and regularly pays from $0.02 to $25000.00.
Spring Tails has two special symbols and ten ordinary symbols. Special symbols: the substituting wild is a sack-carrying pink-and-cream rat in a red-and-golden costume; and the free games-unlocking scatter is a fancy golden mortise key.
Ordinary symbols: yuanbao wealth ingot; three clustered gems—ruby, emerald and sapphire; gold-tipped pearl; golden sack of rice; three unshelled groundnuts; nibbled butter; green A; blue K; red Q; and orange J.
The Spring Tails bet sizes: $0.05 (minimum bet), $0.10, $0.15, $0.20, $0.25, $0.50, $0.75, $1.00, $1.25, $2.50, and $5.00 (maximum bet).
The $5.00 bet has offers these highest Spring Tails payouts for three, four, and five winning combinations. Yuanbao ingot pays $100.00, $250.00, and $25000.00. Clustered gems pay $50.00, $150.00, and $600.00. Pearl pays $25.00, $75.00, and $300.00. Rice sack pays $10.00, $30.00, and $100.00. Groundnuts pay $8.00, $25.00, and $75.00. Butter pays $6.00, $20.00, and $60.00. A, or K pays $3.00, $12.00, and $40.00. Q, or J pays $2.00, $8.00, and $30.00.
The rat is exclusive to the inner reels. The individual win-multiplying “5X” rat, or “4X” rat, or “3X” rat usually land alone; however, these wild rats may land concurrently (two or three multipliers simultaneously), resulting in between X9 and X60 self-multiplied win multipliers.
One mortise key is an X1 bet multiplier, while two keys are an X3 bet multiplier. Three mortise keys offer twelve free games—displayed on a gnawed scroll—that are played in a pagoda. The buyable free games cost X58 the bet: $2.90, $5.80, $8.70, $11.60, $14.50, $29.00, $43.50, $58.00, $72.50, $145.00, or $290.00. Spring Tails’ non-progressive jackpot is X10680, which (5X10680) is $53400.00.
The good Spring Tails software is suitable for desktops and smartphones, and has a quick spin for its already fast 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 40, 50, and 100 autospins. Ambient background: oriental instrumental music. Sound effects: drumming, jingling, chinking, and ringing. The animated 3D graphics: tail-wagging, blinking, popping up, and dashing rat; glitter effect, glistening, gushing coins, leaf fall, and luminous mortise key.
Luck in Spring Tails
A game of chance, the RTP rate of Spring Tails is 95.90% and the house edge is 4.10%.