100 Pandas is a five-reel and 100-paylines online video slot created by IGT. This slot is — you guessed it right — is all about pandas with a Chinese touch to it. The reels are set against a backdrop of a bamboo forest. The soundtrack that accompanies the gameplay is decidedly Oriental that lends even more authenticity to the experience.
Progressive Jackpot: No
100 Pandas is an online video slot that is produced by IGT that is set against a backdrop of a bamboo forest and of course, there’s an Oriental feel to the proceedings that also includes the soundtrack. There are five reels and 100 possible paylines that essentially much means that so long as you have matching symbols in adjacent reels, you can be a winner!
Before you go and hang out with these adorable creatures, you must first set your bets. By clicking on "Lines +/-," you will set the number of lines, and by clicking on "Line Bet +/-," you can set the coins size which goes from 1 to 30. "Spin" button will get the reels turning and "Auto Spin" will turn the reels without any pauses for a pre-selected number of times.
This game is set deep in the Chinese jungle where wild pandas reside. Game symbols include the Green Panda (with a green background), the Purple Panda (with a purple background), the Wild (a group of pandas), the Yin Yang scatter, Bamboo, Flower, and 5 other various Chinese symbols.
The background of the game depicts the green grass jungle bursting with plenty of panda’s preferred sustenance — the bamboo. The background music is apt and it features a soothing Chinese-style melody, combined with various sounds of the jungle.
100 Pandas will appeal to anyone who enjoys traveling and searching for different cultures, especially that of the Chinese and its related creatures. Animal lovers will definitely come to appreciate the well-rendered graphic representation of pandas in this online spot as well, which are supplemented by calming jungle sounds in the background and the Zen-style Chinese music.
This is a highly entertaining game that definitely does not lack opportunities to win money for a wide range of budgets, especially during the free spins bonus
If you ignore the similarity of this online slot to another one created by a different developer, this game has its own merits and it’s certainly an amusing and worthwhile online slot. Graphics-wise, it looks good and the background sounds just add another layer to the oriental gaming experience.
The low-value playing card symbols all have a Kanji-type feel to them while the high-value symbols include bamboo, a lotus flower, pandas on green and purple backgrounds and a panda family, which is the wild symbol. The bonus symbol is a Yin and Yang and this changes colors depending on whether you are in the bonus round or not.
Landing three of the Yin and Yang bonus symbols on reels two, three and four will give you access to the 100 Pandas bonus game which rewards you with 10 free spins and a 2x multiplier.
While you are in the bonus round all the symbols change color. For example, the Yin and Yang symbol’s outer edge goes from yellow to red and the background to the wild symbol changes from blue to purple (the panda family also face right rather than left). While in the bonus game, landing three more Yin and Yangs on the center three reels wins 10 more spins with a 2x multiplier.