What’s The Deal?
The Scarab Kingdom slot from Just For The Win and Microgaming takes us on a jaunt to Egypt – so nothing new about that so far. We’ve just been spinning the Ghost of Dead slot – that’s another good ‘un from the Middle East.
However, the word on the street is that there’s a cool jackpot bonus game – and all you need to do to trigger it off is collect some ruddy scarabs! Bonza!
Theme & Graphics
The background to your game play is not the sandy dunes of Giza, but a green verdant setting with a Sphinx to the left and a stream in the foreground. This makes a refreshing change so well done to JFTW
Your reel symbols are made up of the J, Q, K & A playing card royals, plus 3x Egyptian hieroglyph icons, a Pharoah and Queen Cleopatra. Cleo and her fella can both land as stacked up to 4x rows high.
The wild is the gold symbol spelling out ‘wild’, while the other icons to look out for are the blue scarab bonus symbol and the red scarab scatter, both of which will set off a bonus feature.
Scarab Kingdom Game Play
Scarab Kingdom slot has 5 reels, 4 rows and 30 pay-lines with a min bet of 0.20 and up to a max wager 25.00 coins – so it is suitable for low-rollers and more casual players amongst you. More traditional, in other words, than games like the Eternal Phoenix Megaways slot with its 6 reels.
Well there are plenty of features to get your teeth into, we’d put this game right up there with the like of the Loki’s Fortune slot and other feature rich games. Let’s take a look.
Above each reel you will find a meter. Whenever a blue scarab scatter lands, it will get added to the meter for that reel. Collect 3x scarab scatters and you’ll trigger off the Wild Scrolls. That reel will now become fully wild and the stacks move down a position on each spin before dropping off the grid.
Pharaoh’s Free Spins
Hit 3x free spins symbols on reels 2, 3 and 4 during the base game and it’s
You will start your unlimited spins with a 1x multiplier that will increase on every go, plus the Wild Scrolls feature will also be active on each spin, too.
The bonus round will end when there are no more wild scrolls on the grid.
Cleo’s Jackpot Bonus
If you manage to collect 100 blue scarab scatters in the bonus meter you’ll set off Cleo’s Bonus Pick’em Game.
Next, you must pick from 12 gold coins. There are 4 jackpot prizes up for grabs, and if you match up 3 hieroglyph symbols from the pick’em game the jackpot is yours – either 15x, 40x, 200x or 5,000x times your bet.
Jam-packed with bonuses, Scarab Kingdom slot manages to be different enough from your bog standard Ancient-Egyptian themed game.
The Wild Scrolls are very cool indeed and hit often to make the base game profitable, while the Free Spins and Jackpot bonus are understandably more elusive.
Still, get a crack at one of them – and you’ll be very happy indeed.
Wombat score: 4.5/5
Scarab Kingdom FAQs
- What is the Wild Scrolls feature? These are stacked wilds that area awarded when you collect scarab beetle scatters. Fill the meter with x3, and them the wilds will drop down a row at a time, on each spin, until they drop off the screen.