1 Arm Bandit is a classic online video slot game from Microgaming that has been released in November 1999. This online video slot machine game has 3 reels and 3 pay lines. The theme of 1 Arm Bandit is inspired by the period (during the 2nd half of the 19th century) known as the Wild West.
Several online slot players love playing this classic slot machine game as it brings out a genuine impression of a real land-based casino slot machine in every way. It may not look very interesting for a lot of players at first glance, but once they got to play with it, they admitted that they have enjoyed playing this classic yet addicting slot game.
Most Microgaming online slot games are available in 2 formats. The first format is the one preferred by most players, which is the download format. The second format is the Flash or browser-based version, which means there is no need to download anything at all. Whether you like to download or not, Microgaming has slot games for all your slot gaming needs. 1 Arm Bandit is a slot game that belongs to the download category, which means you must download first before you are able to play this particular slot game.
Did you know that slots are also known by the name one-armed bandits due to the fact that slot machines were originally operated by a lever on the side (the one arm) instead of a button on the front panel? It’s cool to know about this small bit of info, isn’t it? If you are one of those who enjoy classic online slots games, then for sure you will have “a hog-killin’ time” playing 1 Arm Bandit! The 1 Arm Bandit online slot machine game features 3 reels and 3 pay lines, no fancy stuff to remember, the maximum payout you can get is 4,000 credits, and it even has an Autoplay function to make your game play easier and more exciting!
Graphics & Sound
When it comes to downloadable software from Microgaming, your game play is guaranteed to be fun and exciting as they provide stunning graphics, a wide selection of games, and most of all, it is absolutely user-friendly. If you are familiar with the 1966 Italian epic Spaghetti western film directed by Sergio Leone that starred Clint Eastwood, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly, then for sure you would agree that the 1 Arm Bandit has a similar soundtrack and the same gunslinging badness lingering in its reels! 1 Arm Bandit looks like the traditional slot machine that you typically see in land-based casinos. Since it is essentially a no-frills type of slot game, 1 Arm Bandit has been designed to have a genuine casino ambience with matching sound effects, which makes you more convinced that you are in a real casino playing an old-school slots game. The casing of the reels includes the reels, buttons and the paytable. The icons or symbols used follow the theme of the game as it includes bullets designed into bars, red sevens and the bandit himself. The overall graphic design of 1 Arm Bandit displays colors such as green, red, yellow, blue, orange, black, white and purple.
Since it is a fairly simple slot machine game, 1 Arm Bandit does not have too much sound effects. There is no background sound constantly being played. Whenever you get winning combinations while you are playing 1 Arm Bandit, you will hear a familiar tune that perfectly complements the Wild West theme, and it is from the movie of Clint Eastwood “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” accompanied by some initial bell tolling and a gun being fired.
There are no regular card deck symbols available in the 1 Arm Bandit online video slot game. The regular symbols that you will find in the 1 Arm Bandit slot game are the 3-Bar, 2-Bar, 1-Bar which resemble bullets, the Red Seven, and of course, the Bandit.
There is no Wild Symbol in this slot game.
There is no Scatter Symbol in the 1 Arm Bandit online slot game.
There is no Gamble Feature in this game.
Since 1 Arm Bandit is a traditional, old-school 3-reel slots game, there are no bonus features in this game.
1 Arm Bandit has 3 reels where you may bet on 3 pay lines. The minimum bet is 0.25 and the maximum bet is 5.00 per line. You can wager from 1 up to 3 coins per pay line. Thus, the minimum amount you can bet is 0.25 and the maximum amount you can bet is 15.00 per spin.
Online video slots are much easier and more fun to play when it has an Autoplay function. In Microgaming online slot games, they have 2 game modes – Regular mode and Expert mode. If you would like to play the 1 Arm Bandit online video slot game automatically, all you need to do is access the Autoplay function by clicking on the “Expert” button located at the left corner of the game screen. In it, you will find the Autoplay setting that lets you play a desired number of consecutive spins automatically.
• Spin 5x button – you can play your game automatically with 5 consecutive spins.
• Spin 10x button – 10 consecutive spins will be automatically done for you.
Spins box – displays the number of games that have played according to your Autoplay settings.
To have a more advanced Autoplay settings, click on the Autoplay button itself. Here you will see the:
Spin Settings – number of spins to play (choose from 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 250, 500), and the number of seconds between spins (0, 0.25, 0.50, 0.80, 1.50).
Spin Stop Settings – you can choose to Stop: when all spins are complete, when the highest payout is won, on any win, if credits won on a spin exceed or equal to an amount you specify, or if the total credits increase or decrease by an amount you specify. When you are satisfied with the settings, you can “save and close” or “Start” playing the Autoplay functions straightaway.