Dark King: Forbidden Riches
The wombat says: NetEnt head to the dark side in fantasy-themed Dark King Forbidden Riches slot. In fact this Dark King fella looks a lot like Lord Of The Rings’ bad guy Sauron. Shudder. I have just come off Warrior Graveyard xNudge, my nerves were already shot!
Why should you play this game? Well, firstly for the wild multipliers that can reach up to 5x and secondly for the free spins feature that comes with Sticky Wilds and max possible wins of 2,500x your bet.
Grab your trusty sword Wombat fans as we head into the Dark King’s realm. Who knows what we’ll find there. Hobbits? Elves? And hopefully some serious wonga.
Dark King Forbidden Riches slot has 5 reels, 3 rows and 20 pay-lines. That’s the same number that you will find on their Vegas Night Life slot game, but the graphics are another story on this slot.
Your reel icons are made up of 5 high-paying symbols; the Dark King and his 4 mean-looking armour-clad knights. They’re the ones with the glowing red eyes. The low-paying symbols are the standard 10, J, Q, K & A playing card royals. The most lucrative icon on the pay table is the Dark King himself. Land 5x of these and he’ll scoop you 25x your bet.
You’ll also see a glowing blue orb Wild and the ruby red Scatter (unless you’ve got your peepers shut like this wombat. I’m not a big fan of that bloke’s mask). The wild can substitute for any symbol except the scatter and will be added to a Wild Multiplier meter that sits underneath the reels. But more on that later…
Look and Feel
As the game fires up, you’ll be taken to a spooky castle complete with skull thrones, eerie whispers and a wall of highly creepy faces. It’s creepier than spinning for 10 minutes on Rich Wilde and the Tome of Madness Wombat fans!
Your reels are set deep inside this sinister, candle-lit palace while the Dark King stands on the left-hand side of the reels clutching a massive sword and watching over your play. EEEEK.
The graphics here are awesome and the scary soundtrack will keep you entertained as you spin the reels. The designers have gone all out on the details here, and we reckon this slot looks more like a Peter Jackson movie than an online slot!
Well ruddy done NetEnt.
Free Spins and Bonuses
If you land 2x or more wilds, then you’ll get a multiplier win. The number of wilds that have landed will determine how high your multiplier will be. FYI: the wilds don’t need to be part of a winning combo. Look below the reels and you’ll see the multiplier value on the multiplier meter. The maximum value is 5x.
We like this cool base game feature!
Land 3x, 4x or 5x of the ruby scatter symbols and you’ll be given 10x, 12x or 15x free spins respectively.
Now get ready for the hot zone! During this round a cross will take over the centre of the reels. Any wild symbol landing in that area will become sticky for the rest of the bonus, and will award you one extra free spin. Bonza!
The wild multiplier feature is also active during this round.
NetEnt have done a great job with this chiller of a game.
The creepy visuals and haunting soundtrack add dollops of atmosphere to Dark King Forbidden Riches slot. And when it comes to the wins, that base game multiplier hits quite often, so decent pays aren’t too hard to find,
Plus, the hot zone feature will keep you on the edge of your seat as you spin!
We do think for a medium/high variance slot, the max pay out could have been slightly higher – but still, nothing’s perfect. Except for Mrs Wombat of course (she’s probably listening…)
Wombat score: 4.9/5
Dark King: Forbidden Riches FAQS
What is the maximum win available on Dark King: Forbidden Riches?
The biggest pay out you could net in Dark King: Forbidden Riches is 2,500x your bet.
How many bonus features are there?
There are 2 – the Wild Multiplier and the Free Spins. Yes, you can get up to 15 free spins in this slot with wilds that will multiply your wins by up to x5
How volatile is Dark King: Forbidden Riches?
This is a medium variance slot with an RTP of 96.06%.