The Archer video slot was developed by Playtech. It is devoted to historical and adventure themes. 5 reels with 3 icons vertically are used in the game. The winning combinations can be collected in 243 directions. In the slot, there is a wild symbol and a scatter that triggers 7 free spins.
Archer Free Play
The Wild symbol substitutes for all symbols except the Scatter symbol and appears on reels two, three and four.
Three or more Scatter symbols anywhere on the reels trigger a Free Spin bonus in which the player starts with seven free spins. They also pay out twice the player’s bet per spin for three Scatters, and ten and fifty times the player’s bet for four and five Scatters respectively.
During the free spins, the Expand and Split feature is triggered for all symbols with an arrow border if they are part of a winning combination. This is different from the base game, where the Expand and Split feature is triggered only when a Scatter is also present.
Free Spins can be retriggered with no upper limit to the total number of Free Spins.
Demo version of the Archer slot, the user receives 2,000 credits without registration. Their actual number is displayed in the Balance column. To place bets, credits are converted into coins. For this, a parameter is provided, which is called the value of the coins. It is adjustable under the first drum.
This is where the Click to change button is located. Clicking on it opens the list. There are eight coin denominations available for selection: from 0.01 to 0.5. This parameter is important because it affects the size of the total interest rate in loans. It is displayed in the Total Bet section.
This value also depends on the coin rate. It, in turn, is obtained by multiplying two parameters:
- minimum rate;
- Multiplier coefficient.
The minimum bet is 25 coins. The coefficient is set with the Bet Multiplier button. It can be any integer from one to ten. Thus, the maximum bet in coins is 250.
In the Win window, after each spin, the gambler’s winnings are displayed. It is shown in credits. The winning combination in the Archer slot is the sequence in which the symbols are placed on adjacent reels. In addition, such a combination must start on the leftmost reel.
There are several buttons for starting the spins. The standard spin starts after pressing the Spin key. In the process of scrolling, it is replaced by the Stop button. This happens at the moment when the first reel has finished its rotation. Clicking on the Stop button immediately stops all reels.
The Bet Max button also triggers one spin. However, at the same time, it sets the maximum bet in coins.
The Auto Start key is designed to start a series of spins. Above this button, you can set the number of automatic spins using the “+” and “-” buttons. The minimum number of auto spins is 9, the maximum is 99. To disable the automatic spins mode, press the Stop button.
Symbols and odds in the Archer slot
There are 12 images in Archer slot. Two of them are special. The Wild symbol appears only on the second, third and fourth reels. It is made in the form of a heap of gold coins. Wild replaces the main images, which leads to the creation of more prize combinations.
The scatter symbol of the slot is made in the form of two arrows. This image can appear on all reels. Firstly, scatter brings payouts in coins. They make 2, 10 and 50 total bets for three, four and five symbols with arrows, respectively. Secondly, the triple scatter symbols trigger seven free spins. Thirdly, without at least one image with arrows, the Expand & Split bonus is impossible. Bonus and free spins are described in detail in a separate paragraph.
Unlike the scatter symbol, regular symbols must be on adjacent reels to create a winning combination. Payouts for them depend on the coefficient, which is indicated in the Multiplier section. It is multiplied with one more coefficient, which is different for each combination. The total is paid to the gambler.
The sequences of card symbols have the smallest coefficients:
- for nine it is 5, 25 and 100;
- ten have 10, 25 and 100;
- odds of queens and jacks – 10, 50 and 100;
- kings multipliers – 15, 75 and 150;
- the coefficients of combinations of aces are 15, 75 and 250.
For the sequence of thematic images, the prizes are higher. These symbols depict people, characters of the slot. The coefficients of the warrior on the purple background are 15, 100 and 500. The man in the green frame has multipliers of 20, 250 and 750.
The prize for the combination of girls is received by multiplying the number of minimum bets by 50, 500 or 1,000. The archer’s odds are the highest – 50, 750 and 1,500.