A simple simulated slots game with a progressive jackpot, preserves progress between sessions, and tracks stats over time. The full game includes a Classic slots game and an RPG-lite slots game.

Generic Pico-8 Controls:

  • Toggle Fullscreen: Alt+Enter 
  • Reload/Run/Restart cart: Ctrl+R
  • Mute/Unmute: Ctrl+M
  • Player 1 defaults: Cursors + ZX / NM / CV
  • Player 2 defaults: SDFE + WA
  • Enter or P for pause menu (while running)

Menu Controls:

  • Arrow keys to select option
  • X or V to select option
  • Ctrl+M to turn off sounds

Game Controls:

  • Arrow keys to change number of lines
  • X or V to spin
  • Z or C to cash out
  • Ctrl+M to turn off sounds

Mobile Controls:

  • Very similar except in the virtual handset the O button represents the Z key


  • You can use any game controllers recognized by SDL with PICO-8

Browser Edition:

The free-to-play browser version contains one slots game to play.

Demo Edition:

A downloadable version of the free-to-play browser edition available for Windows, Linux, Mac, and Raspberry Pi.

Premium Edition:

Purchasing the game will grant access to standalone downloads for Linux, Mac, Windows and Raspberry Pi. The download versions unlock two additional slots to play, a "Classic" slots game and an "RPG-lite" slots game. Source code is not included.


Buy Now$1.49 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $1.49 USD. You will get access to the following files:

premium_slots_v1-0-0_windows.zip (windows version) 957 kB
premium_slots_v1-0-0_linux.zip (linux version) 716 kB
premium_slots_v1-0-0_osx.zip (mac version) 3 MB
premium_slots_v1-0-0_raspi.zip (raspberry pi version) 2 MB

Download demo

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