|Min Bet Per Line||0.01|
|Bet Range||0.40 - 120|
|Game Features||Wild Symbol, Free Spins|
Legacy of the Wild is your typical fantasy online slot game in that it presents you with the most common imagery of the genre. You will find wizards, ogres, amulets, and magic in all shapes and sizes. The backdrop, however, offers more of a subdued setting than you tend see in this genre. As you will notice, it takes you to a dark study, with a large desk in the middle. There’s a candle lit and stacks of books all about. We should point out that although the graphics aren’t 3D, Legacy of the Wild still boasts some pretty great quality visuals – and this is, after all, a Playtech title, so it’s only fitting that they be up to standard.
Now as for the game’s layout, you will find that it’s atypical. It features your common 5 reels, but instead of the more conventional 3 rows there are 4. In addition to that there are 40 active paylines for you to bet on, but these are not subject to adjustment as they are fixed. This also affects the betting range accordingly, making it somewhat steep. The minimum bet will set you back some 40p per single spin and the maximum amount you will be able to wager is £120 per spin.
Legacy of the Wild boasts a Collapsing Reels feature, which is essential to the whole setup. As part of it, when you land winning combinations, the symbols forming them will disappear. Then, other symbols will fall into their place, and thus you can potentially benefit from even more wins from that same spin. This can continue indefinitely until there are no more winning sequences to form.
Book of Wilds
The Wild symbol is the most lucrative on these reels. In addition, it will also be able to land in any position, anywhere on the screen, and as is custom, the Wild will substitute for any of the other symbols in the game – no exceptions. Thus, it will be able to form winning combinations.
There’s another very interesting quality that the Wild symbol possesses in this particular online slot game. When initially appearing on the reels, it will take up one position and will look like a closed book. However, if you landed a winning combo on that spin, then the Wild will open a page of its book and will then take up 2 positions. Every consecutive win on that spin will cause a new page to open, and if it continues like this, by the 5th consecutive win (called waves here) you will have a cross-shaped Wild.
Notice that right beside the reels, there is a pillar of crystal balls. Since there are no Scatter or Bonus symbols in this title, this will be your way of triggering the Freespins Feature. These crystal balls are the Wave-o-Meter, and their purpose is to light up a new ball every time you land a win or wave on the same spin. Once you have lit up at least 5 of these crystal balls the Freespins Feature will commence.
The minimum of 5 waves will award you an initial 8 freespins, but if you manage to trigger the bonus with more than that you can obviously benefit from more freespins. So, 6, 7, 8, and 9 waves will provide you with 10, 15, 20, and 30 freespins, respectively. If you’re lucky enough to activate the feature with 10 or more waves, you can enjoy a whopping 50 freespins.
Legacy of the Wild is perfect from pretty much any angle you look at it. It boasts great visuals, a unique and engaging setup and a potentially lucrative feature. In addition, the variance is in the medium to high range, so the bigger wins won’t be that easy to come by but they’ll sure be worth the wait.