3d Slots and the History of Slots
What is 3D Online slots?
3D Slots is today's new generation of online slots. With 3D you get amazing 3d gameplay, the effects visually are breathtaking and the storyline is more paced and live with amazing features.
How is 3D different from your regular classic slot games?
The graphics are a lot better, the graphics also have more of a vivid feature than oppose to the classic slots. The sound effects in general is a lot more better, each game has its unique own soundtrack that goes with the gameplay. 3D Animation gameplay is far more better than classic, gives the game more of an action packed adventure game with smooth storylines. 3D Slots in general offer more of free spins, mini bonus games like click me feature or instant bonus rewards and random jackpots. The basic game controls are the same though, the bet per lines, paylines and auto spin or spin are the normal functions in both 3d slots and normal slots.
The History of Video Slot Machines
Today's age with slot machines it's so simple to play, or you need to do is place your bet and hit spin or if you feel lazy you can hit the auto spin and the reels will spin away for you. However this was not the case back in the 80’s. Back in the 80’s you had to physically pull the level in order to active the reels and back then they only had 3 reels and not 5 reels which we have today. In 1887 Charles Fey invented a machine with 3 spinning reels and this first slot machine had 5 symbols which were diamonds, hearts, horseshoes, spades and the Liberty Bell, this is where the slot machine got its name from. .The 1st slot machine with the level you had to pull to activate the reels was invited back in 1894 by Bavarian-born American inventor Charles August Fey, who was a mechanic back then.
The Timeline of Slot Events
1891 - The Precursor
Sittman and Pitt in New York invited and appeared the first slot machine which was mainly used across bars. It had 5 drums which acted as the reels, the level to active the reels(drums) and 50 card symbols. Sittman and Pitt called their 1st invention slot machine the “ One Armed Bandit” They got is name for the fact that the slot machine had th level you had to use which acted as the arm.
1895 - The First Slot
This was the remarkable year when the first real true slot machine was invented by Charles Fey in California. It had 3 reels and 5 real symbols and it could give out automatic payouts. The biggest win was 10 nickels on the machine which they named Liberty Bell.
1907 – Fruit Symbols
This was the year when competition started to arise between the famous Liberty Bell and the new Operator Bell which was invented by Herbert Mills. The Operator Bell had the first reels with fruit symbols on. The demand was big for the Liberty Bell and Fey unfortunately could not keep up with the demands and produce more on time. Fey refused to sell the Liberty Bell rights so hence the competition started to arise for the better machines.
1963 – Goodbye to the Lever
Bally Manufacturing managed to develop the first electronic slot machine that could do payout of up to 500 coins automatically. This machine became so popular that the level that you had to use to activate the reels started to wear out . They named the machine Money Honey.
1976 – The First Video Slot
The 70s was the year that the video slot world saw its birth to the first true video slots which made appearance in California. They had a display mounted on the slot machine cabinet and that year the Nevada State Gaming Commission approved it. The Technology for this video slot was bought by IGT later that year in 1978.
1990s – Online Casinos
Microgaming made its appearance this year in 1994. Microgaming came with a mission to offer the first online casino with video slots.
1996 – The First Second Screen Bonuses
Bonuses and bonuses !! This made its appearance finally in 1996, as before then slot players had no real perks like bonuses or free spins and the video slots were more of marginalised. Second screen bonus video slot machines helped the casinos maintain a bigger and larger profit than before with the help of the second screen bonuses.
2012 – The Profits
In the year 2012 according to the Gaming statistics (for Britain only),the British clearly loved playing their video lot games, land based and online. The British that year spent almost 5 billion pounds playing their favourite video slot games.