Tumble Dwarf is a 2011 fairyland-inspired video slot; Cayetano Gaming developed it, whereas Red Tiger Gaming is its distributor. Dwarfism, mysticism, crystal-gazing, playing card values, enchantment, wizardly, and shape shifting are among the Tumble Dwarf’s themes. Thematically relatable games from Cayetano Gaming include Fantasia, Forest Rush, Gypsy Luck, Paddy Power Gold, Magic Fairies, Paddy Power Fan-atics, and Magic Money. Rival games include Dwarfs Gone Wild (June 2018) from Quickspin, Dwarf Mine (March 2019) from Yggdrasil Gaming, and Battle Dwarf (July 2019) from JTG.
The name Tumble Dwarf describes the features somersaulting fairy. The three free spins-triggering symbols require two combinations; while eleven symbols require three, four, or five winning combinations.
Tumble Dwarf Game Characteristics
Tumble Dwarf has a white 5X3 grid that is embedded on a wall, fourteen symbols, twenty fixed pay lines, two Wilds, two substitutes, win multipliers, and two types of random bonuses. The fixed odds-based regular payouts range from X4 to X1000.
Tumble Dwarf has five special symbols and nine ordinary symbols. The special symbols: a red-and-golden “FREE SPINS”, a blue-and-golden “TUMBLING WINS”, a purple-and-golden “POTION CABINET”; a reel-size “WILD” (substitute) crystal ball; and a cell-size “WILD” (substitute) crystal ball.
The ordinary symbols: gray potful of gold; purple-and-golden spell book with a red bookmark; jade-encased ring; potion bottle with pink liquid; red A; golden K; purple Q; blue J; and green 10.
After loading, its starting page shows the Tumble Dwarf’s best features: three crystal ball bonuses, two-way free spins, and owl instant wins.
The Tumble Dwarf bet sizes: $0.20 (minimum), $0.40, $0.60, $0.80, $1.00, $2.00, $3.00, $4.00, $6.00, $8.00, $10.00, $20.00, $40.00, $60.00, $80.00, and $100.00 (maximum).
The Tumble Dwarf payouts for three, four, and five winning combinations: either of the two “WILD” crystal balls pay X200, X500, and X1000; potful of gold has X24, X70, and X300; spell book offers X20, X50, and X200; ring gives X14, X40, and X180; potion bottle has X12, X36, and X150; A pays X10, X30, and X130; K pays X8, X24, and X100; Q pays X8, X20, and X70; J pays X6, X16, and X60; and 10 pays X4, X10, and X50.
Only two “FREE SPINS”, or “TUMBLING WINS”, or “POTION CABINET” symbols are required to activate either of the two free spins rounds–tumbling wins-based free spins (a maximum of 20), or potion cabinet-based free spins.
The first type of bonus rounds, called Crystal ball bonus, consists of three bonuses: offering three crystal balls-based wins; five wins-guaranteeing crystal balls; and a maximum of six self-cloning crystal balls. The second type of bonus rounds, called dwarf random bonuses, consists of three bonuses: a fairy shapeshifts into an owl to offer bet multipliers; the last reel re-spins to offer another possibly winning second chance; and X2 win multiplier.
Tumble Dwarf’s highest multiplier is set at X1500; thus, the non-progressive jackpot is $100.00 X1500, which is $150000.00.
The user-friendly Tumble Dwarf software has buttons along the bottom and top; paytable and help are in the drop-down list at top right, bet sizes at bottom left, and spin alongside autoplay (maximum of 100 spins; or a $20000.00 loss limit) at bottom right. There are magical sound effects, alongside the dwarf’s sarcastic laugh. The developer shows a magical touch in the animated 3D graphics, especially: the vanishing and materializing acrobatic dwarf who is dressed in purple and standing atop a fly agaric mushroom; the rotating owl and glowing crystal balls; and the fairyland with its brick-roofed contemporary story.
Luck in Tumble Dwarf
The RTP rate of Tumble Dwarf, a game of chance, is 94.49% and the house edge is 5.51%.