A lease only game, never for sale to the casinos.
The Mermaid's Treasure idea was conceived by Steve Ritchie, but Ritchie left the project before the game was really started.
That's why it's so hard to get the dollar bill validator to work on an IGT S machine (I do more repairs related to dollar bill acceptors on IGT machines than any other problem).No limit to the number of bonus round spins, goes until a "loser" is hit.Later games like Winning Streak, Big Bang Piggy Bankin, Jackpot Party, Jackpot Stampede Dlx, Jackpot Limbo, Mermaid's Gold, Shopping Spree, Perfect Match, Money to Burn, Stroke of Luck, Monopoly, etc, have some sort of interesting bonus game.The reel strips were more cramped, bonus arms but this compromise helped keep Wms in the game and popular amoung players.Also available in Jackpot Beach Party 75b) and Jackpot Country Party 75c).Would also love to get the ROM software files for it too.For example, Winning Streak, Piggy Bankin, Big Bang Piggy Bankin, and Magic Lamp seem to be the easiest to find, and are very popular.But they are also easily changed out to a single inexpensive ATX computer power supply (for both upper and lower power making Williams slot machines pretty bullet-proof.
The picture to the right is the only evidence I have seen of the game.Williams Big Bang Piggy Bankin dotmation slot machine (game #70) by "Scott the Dot" Slomiany: Updated version of Piggy Bankin.Player gets "frequent shopper points" as the game is played.5V /-188.8.131.52 Volts.Instead of 11 symbols, they went to 12 symbols (Jackpot Stampede and then 18 symbols (Money to Burn, Jackpot Party).He encourages the player to "Choose tiles until you match three identical symbols." The player hits "spin" to select tiles.Williams High Speed Slot Machine (game #?).
Williams Mermaid's Gold dotmation (game #68) dotmation slot machines.