Big Kahuna is created by Microgaming and is an online slot machine which incorporates a 5 reel 9 line interface which offers a grand prize of 8000 coins. The Hawaiian meaning of big kahuna is great sorcerer; one can see the picture on the starting page itself. Adventure, feel of Jungle with screaming sounds of animals and volcanic eruptions with lots of prizes is what makes the game thrilling and exciting.
The symbols represent the Hawaiian theme. The wild symbol is represented by the Big Kahuna symbol and if you want to crack the jackpot you have to turn five such symbols across the line betting the maximum number of coins. The monkey icon is the scatter symbol which multiplies your bet but it depends on your spins. Spin more than one to begin and spin the monkey icon 2, 3, 4 or 5 times to multiply your bet by 3, 10, 25 or 200 times. There are fruit symbols also like Orange, Watermelon, Litchi, Kiwi, Pineapple and Raspberry. The coins have different payouts for example if you collect three symbols of Pineapple, Raspberry and Watermelon you get 10 coins. The pay out of the coins keeps increasing with increase in the number of symbols, maximum being five symbols for all the categories. There are two more symbols namely chief and lizard too.
Playing the Game
The players have the option of playing 5 coins on one line the value of which range from 0.01 to 1.00 credits. There are 5 reels, 15 pay lines and 45 coins. You need to bet the maximum amount in order to receive the maximum payout. The wild symbol is applicable only to the fruit symbols. You can not substitute it in place of a lizard or a chief symbol to get a winning combination.
The real adventure begins with bonus games namely: the Volcano Bonus and the Golden Mask Bonus. If you obtain 3, 4 or 5 Volcano symbols in a line up on an activated pay line. You are taken to a second screen where you will see the flaming Volcano with the Chief and the Lizard standing by. You will see a row of fruits at the top and you need to choose a fruit so as to save the village from the volcano. The fruit you pick will also show the bonus coins won by you. You must get 3, 4 or 5 Mask symbols to play the Mask Bonus game. Here you need to pick a Mask out of ten masks and below each masks, you will find a number of bonus coins. You need to hit a mask which states “Collect” to add the bonus coins.
All in all, Big Kahuna is a game with never ending fun which is rewarding and exhilarating and one is taken in to the virtual world of Tropical Forest land with equally sounds and superb characters.