Book of Santa Slot Review
Book of Ra ring a bell? Well Book of Santa is an exact replica of Book of Ra except instead of exploring Egypt you are by a cosy fire place with Christmas paraphernalia and the book being Santa’s story book. That is literally the only difference, all mechanics and features of the game are the same as Book of Ra. So if you have been living under a rock or you are a first time slot player, then read further.
Book of Santa is a 5x3 reel,10 payline slot powered by Endorphinasoftware. The symbols include Santa, a Bell, a Star and a Sleigh and 5 Royals playing cards. The Book symbol serves as both a wild and scatter symbol the latter triggers the free spins feature when landing 3 or more. More detail will be provided in the features section.
As far as controls go, on the far left hand side you will find the menu icon (circle with horizontal lines) that opens up to Statistics, Autoplay Settings, Language Preference, Sound and Miscellaneous options. Followed by clickable Line, Coin Value and Bet windows to adjust to your preference. Next are the Turbo Spin, Autospin and Spin buttons. Above the reels to the right you will find an Information icon that expands to the Pay Table and Game Rules, Mute Button and Full Screen Mode button.
Book of Santa has a scatter and wild in one being the Book symbol. The wild acts as a replacement symbol and since it only needs to land once in the right position, it helps in the formation of a combo. As a scatter it needs to land land 3 to 5 times with a prize value attached and 10 free spins. A retrigger is possible when landing 3 or more scatters in the free spins game. Once the free spins begin you will notice a familiar set up, the book-style free spins where you get a random special symbol that expands when landed.
There is also a pick card Gamble feature after each win, you will notice that when you land a winning combination that the menu icon at the bottom left of the reels turns red with white cards. If you choose to gamble your win, you click the red icon where you will have to select a card, if your card is higher than the dealer’s card you win. You have the opportunity of winning up to 10x your initial win here, but could also loose it all.
There are absolutely no unique features about Book of Santa.
There is nothing new here to report on as we have seen it numerous times before but Book of Santa can land some pretty decent wins with the regular Santa symbol for pay up to 500x the stake each, so with a screen full of symbols, you could potentially win 5,000x the stake or 500000 when playing all 10 lines and 100 bet. The expanding symbols during the free spins rounds as well as the ability to land more frees spins during the feature can result in decent payouts. RTP is at an expected 96% from Endorphina.
The max coin win is 500000
I’ve never been a fan of a reskin, there is so much opportunity to create awesome features for the festive season that when festive themed games are released providing nothing new, my blood starts to boil. But I’m sure there will be plenty players out there who would appreciate this game. I will remain being the Grinch on this one.