Hot Nudge is a July 2018 retrofuturism-inspired video slot from Nolimit City. Themes: speculative fiction, dieselpunk, steampunk, and playing card suits. Hot Nudge is the first slot game in the two-game Hot series, where the second video slot is Hot 4 Cash (August 2019). Another technology-based Nolimit City-owned video slot is Tesla (March 2018).
The slot name is named after J, K, and Q (collectively called hot symbols) that are associated with nudges. Hot Nudge’s rival video slots include Steampunk Nation (May 2016) from 888 Gaming, Steampunk Queen (October 2019) from SlotVision, and Steampunk Big City (February 2017) from BF Games. Seven symbols (King of Steam, Queen of Steam, Jack of Punk, hearts suit, spades suit, diamonds suit, and clubs suit) require three, four, or five winning combinations.
Hot Nudge Game Characteristics
Hot Nudge has a partitioned cream 5X4 grid that is set on a big black steampunk machine; 40 fixed paylines, nine symbols, 15 total bets, nudging wilds, nine progressively increasing win multipliers, free spins, additional free spins, fixed odds, and regularly pays from X3 to X100.
Hot Nudge has two special symbols and seven ordinary symbols. Special symbols: the wild-and-substitute is a blazing and pipe wrench-holding sexy female “hot wild” mechanic in an orange jacket and hot pants; and the free spins-triggering feature is a yellow-and-black “hot scatter” warning sign.
The ordinary symbols comprise of three high-paying symbols and four low-paying symbols. High-paying symbols: a helmeted blue-and-black “King of Diesel” in a steampunk mask; a black-and-lime youthful “Queen of Steam” officer; and a bespectacled orange-and-red “Jack of Punk” steampunk-era engineer. Low-paying symbols: a hearts suit-shaped cog; spades suit-shaped machine component; diamonds suit-shaped component; and clubs suit-shaped machine component.
The Hot Nudge total bets are: $0.20 (minimum bet), $0.40, $0.60, $0.80, $1.00, $2.00, $4.00, $6.00, $8.00, $10.00, $20.00, $40.00, $60.00, $80.00, and $100.00 (maximum bet).
The following are the Hot Nudge payouts for three, four, and five winning combinations. King of Steam pays X8, X25, and X100. Queen of Steam pays X7, X20, and X75. Jack of Punk pays X6, X15, and X50. Hearts suit, or spades suit pays X4, X10, and X25. Diamonds suit, or clubs suit pays X3, X8, and X20.
Four stacked “hot wild” girls prompt the wild to start nudging, wherein they progressively increase from X2, X3, X4, X5, X6, X7, X8, X9, and X100. Three “hot scatter” signs unlock seven free spins, where more scatters offer extra free spins.
Two-of-a-kind of J, K, or Q are the gateway to the nudges; the unlocking symbol and its lookalike everywhere are nudged fully across the grid. Hot Nudge’s non-progressive jackpot is associated $250000.00. On the contrary, Nolimit’s webpage claims the max payout is X2413, which ($100X2413) is theoretically $241300.00.
The Hot Nudge software is good. The features include: game history; keypad guide; all-inclusive game rules; 10, 25, 50, 100, 250, or 1000 autoplay rounds with personalized limits; and on/off sounds (effects), show clock, fast mode, and spacebar to spin. The sounds include clanging machine components, clinking, hissing exhaust steam, and steampunk white noise. The interesting 3D graphics include golden light flares on the winning symbols, blazing symbols, billowing exhaust steam, machinery vibration, and rotating shafts.
Luck in Hot Nudge
The RTP rate is 96.29% and the house edge is 3.71%. Hot Nudge is a game of chance whose volatility index is 9 and has a 25% hit frequency.