Slot designers have so many different themes they can consider using for the games we know and love. Whether it’s a trip to Egypt, a game based on animals or a film or a bit of love is in the air, they are never going to be short of a theme to produce a game about. Well here, it’s all about the four earthly elements of wind (no, not that kind), fire, earth, and ice. With six reels, this takes a bit of getting used to but it’s an entertaining game that can provide its players with many a winning combination.
Do you believe in fate? Well whether you do or not it’s a subject that has fascinated people for centuries. Could your fate actually be written in those four earthly elements, well more importantly what do the six reels in this slot game have in store for you? Yes, six reels which is a bit of an oddity because we’re used to either having three or five. Novomatic have produced some four reel games but this time they go the whole hog and give us half a dozen reels to try and get wins on.
As you will read, the sixth reel plays a key role in this game, it’s not just there to look pretty. There’s a total of 25 pay-lines in this slot and that’s a fixed amount. You can adjust how much you want to wager on each spin of the reels. The minimum cost of playing this game is 0.50 and the maximum 100. Ensure you choose a stake that you can afford to lose.
The symbols in this game are a bit of a mixed bunch. There’s the mythical Greek hunter Orion, a sharp spearhead, a warrior, a green shield, a cauldron, and a winged helmet. We also get the ten to Ace playing card symbols in pink, blue, green, red, and yellow respectively. There are two wild symbols in this game starting off with the beautiful looking Fate showing females have always tried to tell people what to do in the future. The other wild is the game logo and both can substitute for other symbols (not the scatter symbol) to get you winning combinations. Six of the game logo symbols on a pay-line wins you 1000x your line bet. Fate is on double duty though as she can also activate the game’s progressive jackpot feature when making an appearance on the sixth reel. Just how high the progressive jackpot is can be seen above the reels.
What about those four natural elements? Earth, Wind, Fire, and Ice (so nearly a good name for a group) make appearances on the sixth reel and can award different bonus features during the base game. There’s Earth Fury which causes the Ten, Jack and Queen symbols to turn into higher paying icons and hopefully get you a big win. Wind Fury blows away at the symbols and rearranges them into a new formation with any wins awarded.
Look out for the flames caused by the Fire Fury and random reel positions will be turned into those logo wilds. Finally, there’s the Ice Fury that freezes wild icons in position as well as Orion and then gives you two free spins in which hopefully some good wins will arrive.
The scatter symbol is the whirling portal and this appears on the fourth, fifth and sixth reels. If three of them end up on those reels at the end of a spin then you receive seven free spins. Those Fury elements are in play again and will award random bonuses.
This game also has a gamble feature which can see you double your win. You don’t have to play this and it’s only advisable to do so with small wins. Your task is to correctly guess the colour of the next playing card. Get it right to double your win but get it wrong and fate deals you a savage blow as you lose your win. With so many features in this game, you need to look through the paytable and even more importantly, have some free games to see everything in action.
This is quite a unique game to play but there are some other releases out there that have similar features. If the idea of playing slot games that have six reels appeals to you, try out the Microgaming slot, ‘Germinator’ which can get you some great wins via its cascading reels. There’s also ‘Future Fortunes’ from Rival which has a similar theme but only five reels but has several bonus features that can give your account balance a boost.
A strange looking game with its six reels but one that can get you some good wins. The bonus features come thick and fast and it’s hard to keep up sometimes. Definitely a recommended game but make sure you do some research before playing it.