The Microgaming Golden Goose Online Pokies

September 2, 2016


The software provider Microgaming is known for its many series of online pokies. One of the earliest was the Golden Goose series. Microgaming took four independent popular online pokies and reworked them to have an identical set of bonus features. Since these revolve around a goose and golden eggs, the series is subtitled Golden Goose. The four online pokies are Crazy Chameleons, Genies Gems, Winning Wizards and Totem Treasure. Apart from the common bonus feature, each online pokie has its independent theme.

Today there are many online pokies where you wager an extra bet to activate additional features. The Golden Goose series was among the first to include this functionality. You have to click on the Golden Goose Bet button, which not only enables the maximum number of paylines with maximum number of coins per payline, but also places an extra bet of five coins per payline. Then the Golden Goose may appear after any spin and randomly award one of the four bonus games. There is not much point in playing these online pokies without activating the Golden Goose Bet.

In the Golden Reels bonus game, the Golden Goose lays golden eggs on the second screen from which you select and win bonus credits. In the Golden Egg bonus game, the Golden Goose lays a single egg, which cracks open and reveals the bonus credits awarded. The third bonus game titled Money or Egg offers you a choice between a pile of money and a golden egg. The pile of money converts to random bonus credits and the golden egg awards a number of free spins. The Golden Card bonus game displays a number of cards on the second screen for you to choose from. The selected card will reveal a number of free spins and a payout multiplier.

Crazy Chameleons has the popular beach theme with the usual symbols like the sun, surf boards, gulls, beach shorts and sun tan lotion. The chameleon is the wild symbol. Genie's Gems creates a scene straight from Arabian Nights. The symbols include minaret, magic lamp, magic carpet and scimitar. The genie is the wild symbol with a 3x multiplier property. Totem Treasure obviously portrays the American Indian culture. The symbols are squaw, eagle, tepee, pipe and drum. The squaw is the wild symbol with a 2x multiplier property. Winning Wizards takes you to a magical world with symbols like the wizard's staff, spell book, magic potion and ring. The wizard is the wild symbol.