Question NOVOMATIC question

Monnii

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Hello all, i didnt find a thread suitable to asking this but here it goes:

The chicago slot from novomatic, had 17 deposits (all being 100x stake) played at 0.20-1.00€ for 100 spins on auto. Not once have the wins from the 100 first spins been enough for even 50 more. Ive had one feature. In all those deposits which paid 15x.
So, is the chicago slot the highest variance slot ever or is it how i feel, broken or something? The amount of times ive had scatters on reels 1,2 and then nothing is crazy. Not a single 5 oak of picture symbols. There has to be something wrong with it? I mean, ATLEAST 2500 spins now and one feature? Come on.
 
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trancemonkey

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Hello all, i didnt find a thread suitable to asking this but here it goes:

The chicago slot from novomatic, had 17 deposits (all being 100x stake) played at 0.20-1.00€ for 100 spins on auto. Not once have the wins from the 100 first spins been enough for even 50 more. Ive had one feature. In all those deposits which paid 15x.
So, is the chicago slot the highest variance slot ever or is it how i feel, broken or something? The amount of times ive had scatters on reels 1,2 and then nothing is crazy. Not a single 5 oak of picture symbols. There has to be something wrong with it? I mean, ATLEAST 2500 spins now and one feature? Come on.

A lot of novomatic games have infrequent Free Spins rounds... so it is plausible that you could go 2500 games and only have one feature. The features are also very volatile...
I'd say you've been very unlucky so far....
 

Monnii

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A lot of novomatic games have infrequent Free Spins rounds... so it is plausible that you could go 2500 games and only have one feature. The features are also very volatile...
I'd say you've been very unlucky so far....

Yeah, they sure are. But on the other ones ive atleast had a chance as the freespins have dropped in sooner or later. On chicago though it just feels impossible. It's bad when you continue playing just to see the feature and it doesnt drop in. Not worth it so probably best to just let it.
 

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Yeah, they sure are. But on the other ones ive atleast had a chance as the freespins have dropped in sooner or later. On chicago though it just feels impossible. It's bad when you continue playing just to see the feature and it doesnt drop in. Not worth it so probably best to just let it.

Very HV slot like Fairy Queen the FS round can take 100s of spins to trigger its not broken just very volatile. Hit it at the wrong time and it will devour your bank balance.
 

Monnii

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Yeah, but 17 deposits. All put on autoplay on said slot until balance has been drained. And 1 bonusround.

But yeah, i know, it's high volatility :D
 

BlaCGaming

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Novos are just painful.

I tend to make small deposits of max. 20€ and I can´t believe how fast it gets eaten by them. Any other provider usually lasts atleast 10-30 mins, without too many wins either, but novos just eat it within the first minute.

I like their slots a lot, but I just can´t bust my whole gambling budget on it, which is why I stopped playing them at all
 

Monnii

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What site are you playing it on?

Im playing it on rizk.

Update: 120€ more gone @20p and 40p spins (50€ on 40p and 70 on 20p) so a good 600-1000 spins more. The amount of 2 scatters ive had is ridiculous. Biggest win for the last 50 was 5 oak of A's for 2,50€

They must have noticed how popular bonanza became and thought it was because of the far apart bonuses and decided to remove them completely! :D
 

Lemon

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There won't be anything wrong with the game. You're just having really bad luck. I've gone 2000+ spins numerous times on Lucky Lady's Charm without triggering free games. It hurts, especially at £1.00 a spin :eek2:

But I've also had some great times on Novomatic slots, so it's all swings and roundabouts. Sadly those good times are usually on lower stakes :p

I hope your luck changes soon :)
 

aceking123

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going through same on book of ra ( old version ) 9 lines at rizk , ive spent four sessions on it now losses somewhat £500 low stakes just the odd 30-40 spins at 2.70 mainly 45p-90p.

Had two features today one just over 10x bet & another at 4x bet , this is novos all over your not the only one , but again someone said fairy slot , i hit a bonus on this within 20 spins & it paid a 200x, i cant play as many as you due to being restricted , just try something else , like a mug i played some other game & had some small wins then went back with last £60 quid it was a bad move that went very quickly/
 

lotusch

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Novo slots are amongst the most volatile slots out there.
So I feel ya pain but it is not uncommon.
Most Novomatic players on this forum have been there including myself.
3000 spins on Rumpel Wildspins once. :D
But the session after I got the FS like 5 times in about 100 spins.
And one of them paid me well over 1000x stake.

So one day your luck turns and it is capable of some very nice wins. :thumbsup:
 

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Just avoid them, people have this delusion that they pay massively and are the best slot for big wins but they really are not. Even streamers act like it to but honestly they just dont pay that well. I see videos titled like SUPER BIG WIN, and it will never be more than about 1000x and usually far less, You see videos from slots like Pharaohs tomb and after a player manages to fill the screen with a top paying symbol for a few spins, they end up with something like 900x. Any of the games where the free spins have expanding symbols, they are worth playing, avoid the others. Even then those ones will eat you alive.

The games can throw 200-300x wins at you at a decent rate, but also 2-3x, and the vast majority of their slots you sometimes wont hit a feature with 1000 spins, you will lose your money playing novos unless you hit a full screen on any of their expanding symbols slots, 5 of a premium symbol pays 3000x, thats basically the max win on any novo. And you will almost never hit it, whilst I have had 3000x+ hits on several slots on more than one occasion, on novos its basically the jackpot and its as rare as fuck.
 

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the main difference is you arent used to playing them is the rtp's of the base game play, without any calculation i would say they seem to play at around 50%, so you super dependant on the bonus rounds, factor in these too can be horrible and you have a horrible session, the flip side is when the bonuses do come and they generally pay out well.

I would expect 50x stake to be acceptable, 100x to be expected on slots like lucky lady's , and any more is a bonus, and normally dependant on extra re-triggers which again are way more frequent than other slots - you just need to hit the bonuses to start with :)
 

Monnii

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Three bonuses after spending 1500€ euro at 2€ bet, all under 20€ and with the trigger being 10€ im so f***** furious right now. What.the.f
 

BlaCGaming

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Three bonuses after spending 1500€ euro at 2€ bet, all under 20€ and with the trigger being 10€ im so f***** furious right now. What.the.f

I think you are cursed by the gods of volatility :eek:

You should consider playing less volatile games, just so it doesn´t hurt as much :D
 

Monnii

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I think you are cursed by the gods of volatility :eek:

You should consider playing less volatile games, just so it doesn´t hurt as much :D

Now ive finally confirmed that im cursed,
Lost 1100 today playing (jungle spirit) and novomatic slots,
4 features on lucky lady charm, all paid under 30x
Then lost 700€ without getting a single feature no matter what i did.
After that 3 features in pharaos thomb (after first losing ~300€ there, and to confirm the curse, all three features paid 6€. @1,50€ bet, in one of the features i had the best symbol "unlocked" for 7 spins but hit 0.
 

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going through same on book of ra ( old version ) 9 lines at rizk , ive spent four sessions on it now losses somewhat £500 low stakes just the odd 30-40 spins at 2.70 mainly 45p-90p.

Had two features today one just over 10x bet & another at 4x bet , this is novos all over your not the only one , but again someone said fairy slot , i hit a bonus on this within 20 spins & it paid a 200x, i cant play as many as you due to being restricted , just try something else , like a mug i played some other game & had some small wins then went back with last £60 quid it was a bad move that went very quickly/

Got a £10 bonus off the captain a few days ago, got a 400x base game hit on old book of ra, sadly went onto ladies lucky charm of death and busted out hunting for a bonus, I'm a fan of novo's but they are utterly brutal beasts.
 

jjezebel37

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Hello all, i didnt find a thread suitable to asking this but here it goes:

The chicago slot from novomatic, had 17 deposits (all being 100x stake) played at 0.20-1.00€ for 100 spins on auto. Not once have the wins from the 100 first spins been enough for even 50 more. Ive had one feature. In all those deposits which paid 15x.
So, is the chicago slot the highest variance slot ever or is it how i feel, broken or something? The amount of times ive had scatters on reels 1,2 and then nothing is crazy. Not a single 5 oak of picture symbols. There has to be something wrong with it? I mean, ATLEAST 2500 spins now and one feature? Come on.
I've been slaughtered by some of these, especially The Ra series. However I've had huge wins and most cane from a 20p bet. 3000 xtimes stake.
 

Jono777

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Update or another foil hat moment...

Just wondering whether anyone has noticed a change in the background music / soundtrack on Lucky Lady's Charm at Guts?

Quite likely its all Novo's and at other casinos too but simply made me wonder???

First thoughts were "Have they been HTML5'ed" if so they done a bloody amazing job but the more I think about it not so sure that is the reason??

Any ideas please?

Edit: Ignore me, don't think its anything, just asked as that's the first slot I played and had just started the session. More likely to be someone arsing with my PC settings whilst out lol!
 
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Lemon

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I've noticed that there are one or two different versions out there in terms of graphics and sounds. The Sky Vegas one has a different button area for example. There's also a version where the feature music is shortened (plays the intro, first few bars and then loops back to the very start), and another where the symbol reveal during free spins is slightly different - it reveals one reel at a time rather than the old 'diagonal' style. Just small variations in presentation, mainly to do with HTML5/mobile conversions and the like most probably.

Although I did notice that when the mobile version was launched on Rank sites (Mecca and Grosvenor) and Sky Vegas, the RTP% went down from 97.10% to 95 something. Used to love playing it on SV at 97 :(
 
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