Wilds of Fortune Slot Review
So I learned something new today. In a desperate attempt to find something new to write about fruit slots, I gave them a quick Google while trying to find out about their history.
You see, the humble slot machine actually has a much older origin than I expected. According to legend (yes, legend), the first ever slot machine was invented by Charles Fey in 1894. That’s more than 120 years ago – wowza.
Known as the Liberty Bell, the OG slot featured a pretty similar design to what we’ve come to know and love – three reels, one payline, and a totally automated payout system.
Yeah, put some respect on the fruit slot’s name – it’s older than your grandad by a mile.
Anyway, let’s move on to Wilds of Fortune slot from Betsoft Gaming.
Wilds of Fortune slot pays homage to the days of the brick-and-mortar casino in pretty much every way possible. From the graphics to the sound effects, and even the gameplay, this slot is about as classic as you can get.
For starters the reels are designed to look like an old school fruit slot machine, complete with an animated arm that moves when the reels spin. The background is decked out in traditional casino style, with more slot machines behind the reels.
It looks great on a mobile phone – particularly in portrait mode! Check it out if you’re in the mood to bet on the go.
Wilds of Fortune slot has a 96.33% RTP and a low-medium volatility rate (not the best, but it’ll do). Betting starts at €0.10 and goes up to €100, and landing the 500x multiplier will result in a max win of €50,000.
Overall, the stats are underwhelming – however, this is a very simple game.
The Diamond Wild symbol will land on the second, third and fourth reels and expand vertically to cover the entire reel until the spinning comes to a halt. The Wild reel will substitute for all symbols except the Scatter.
One or more Expanded Wild reels will trigger the Free Re-spins feature. They’ll continue until you trigger a win, and new Expanded Wilds can also land during this round.
The Scatter symbol can land anywhere on the reels, except during Free Re-spins when it is not active. Landing 3, 4, or 5 Scatters will trigger a payout based on your bet.
Wilds of Fortune slot was smooth sailing from start to finish. It worked, without glitching or buffering, on my mobile and desktop devices, using both Chrome and Safari – pretty sweet.
Unfortunately for the high rollers out there, Wilds of Fortune slot only offers a €50,000 maximum win. That’s low, and probably won’t do it for most players these days.
I’m never the biggest fan of classic fruit slots, because I like my games with a bit more going on. Wilds of Fortune slot is alright, in that it performs well and has a couple of features to it.
However, the features it has are very basic and the maximum win is a bit of a joke. So if you’re hoping to get a kick out of your next spin, I’d look elsewhere.
Software: Betsoft Gaming Game Type: Video Slots Paylines: 10 Reels: 5 RTP: 96.33% Bonus Round: No Progressive: No Free Rounds: Free Re-spins Maximum Win: €50,000 Published by: BitStarz, award-winning Bitcoin Casino