Were you also enchanted by the adventures of Little Red Riding Hood and this all-time classic fairytale when you were a child? Then take your basket, put some food in it and help all grown-up Red Riding Hood find the way through the Ravenmire forest. Her only ally in this quest is the brave Hunter with a torch, which might come handy in the dark wood. The Big Bad Wolf is howling at the full moon, getting ready to hunt down his next meal.
Wicked Tales: Dark Red is a 5-reel, 25-payline video slot developed by Triple Edge Studios exclusively for Microgaming-powered casinos. The orchestra playing in the back fits the atmosphere perfectly, as the sound of violins emphasizes the scary surroundings. The graphics are quite original, the courtesy of Triple Edge Studios in cooperation with Microgaming.
Play Wicked Tales: Dark Red
The game designers have included 6 low paying symbols and another 4 high paying icons. The high paying category includes medallions, wolves, the hunter and Red Riding Hood, who is considered the most valuable icon, awarding a 20x win for a combination of 5 across a full pay line. Money bags, the candle, and playing cards icons are the low-value symbols. The Wild icon is presented as the Dark Red logo, while Scatter is depicted as the Full Moon symbol.
How to Play
Wicked Tales: Dark Red is a 5-reel, 3-row and 25-payline slot with the Wandering Reels mechanics expanding the reel set on every spin.
The Spin button is centrally placed, with the Autoplay and Maximum Bet options on either side.
Advanced audio settings, paytable and the help section are located under the main menu. To enter it, find the three dots button at the bottom.
Strategy & Tips
Winning combinations pay left to right, starting from the leftmost reel.
The Wandering Reels carry Jumbo Blocks – a 3x4 high-paying symbol clutter. If you are lucky enough, you can win 1,000x your stake with a full screen of matching icons.
Three Full Moon Scatters unlock the Wolf's Wheel Bonus. The feature guarantees a cash win or triggering the Forest of Fortunes Pick Bonus where it's possible to win a 20x multiplier by revealing all 10 cash prizes.
The Bonus Wheel stopping on one of the high paying symbols triggers the Free Spins game. The triggering symbol then replaces all high paying symbols within free spins and increases your chances to land a full screen of the high paying symbol. There is a total of 9 Free Spins. Reels and lines played are determined by the Wandering Reel.
The Dark Red icon replaces all symbols except Scatters.
Microgaming made the game ready for desktop and mobile play. The only objection could be that the buttons are too small, even on the desktop version, so you might find them a bit unclear. Light up a candle and help Red Riding Hood find her way to the granny's cottage.