Barn Festival Overview
Ever since Relax Gaming released their Money Train and Money Train 2 slot games, we’ve seen a lot of clones with the same type of bonuses. And I understand, because the bonuses on those games are amazing and can award huge wins.
So no wonder Pragmatic Play also released a game with this type of bonus called Barn Festival. But the game is very different in terms of theme and gameplay.
Barn Festival comes with a very colorful theme of different vegetables and fruits against a barn background.
The game is played on a grid of 6×5 symbols. Symbols pay when you get 8 or more of the same, no matter where on the reels.
There are no wild symbols, but you will find a special Money symbol on all reels with a random value of between x1 and x500 times your bet.
Barn Festival Features
When a winning combination appears, all winning symbols are removed and new symbols fall on top to give the option for another win. This will continue until no new winning combination appears.
Money Symbols as Win Multiplier
When exactly 3 money symbols appear, the multipliers on them are collected and the total win after all tumbles is multiplied by collected multiplier.
Money Respin Feature
4 or more money symbols will trigger the respin feature.
The respins are played on a grid of 4×5 symbols and all money symbols will be held in place and 3 respins start. Every new symbol that lands will reset the respins to 3. During respins only money symbols appear and special modifier symbols. These modifiers are:
- Bronze watering can – adds a random value to all money symbols on the screen, then transforms into a money symbol
- Cup with diamonds – multipliers 2 to 5 money symbols by x2, x3, x4, or x5, then transforms into a money symbol
- Shovel – collects the values of all money symbols in view
- Axe – adds one of the two locked reels to the grid, increasing the number of spots, then transforms into a money symbol
- Golden watering can – adds values to money symbols on the current and all future respins
- Cup with gems – multiplies between 2 and 5 money symbols by x2, x3, x4, or x5 on the current and all future respins
- Golden shovel – collects the value of all money symbols in view on the current and all future respins
The bonus ends when you run out of respins or when you fill the entire grid with symbols. When you manage to fill all spots, you will also get an added bonus of 500 times your bet.
Some casinos will have the option to buy the respins feature for 100 times your bet.
I think Pragmatic Play managed to create a great new game with Barn Festival, even though the features aren’t new.
The base game is a lot of fun and because of the tumbles and the Money Symbols Multiplier, can even award some great wins. But of course the respins are the best feature.
It uses everything players loved about the Money Train 2 slot. Persistent symbols that add more values after each respin. And this can add up really fast.
I think I like the base game of Barn Festival more than the base game from Money Train 2. Money Train 2 can award up to 50.000 times bet, Barn Festival can go up to 20.000 times bet. But to be honest, how often can you expect a maximum win?
Barn Festival is a great addition to the already amazing library of Pragmatic Play slots. And it’s even one of the better ones.