Wild Gambler 2 Arctic Adventure Online Slot by Playtech
Wild Gambler 2 Arctic Adventure is a video slot themed to animals from the North Pole. The game screen, designed by Playtech, contains 15 fields, 5 reels and 20 fixed lines. In addition to the ordinary symbols you will see the bonus and the Wild symbols as well. When playing with the maximum bet, the highest winnings in the demo version are 10,000 credits but if the multiplier of the Wild symbol is involved, you win 50,000 credits.
How to play Wild Gambler 2 Arctic Adventure
There are two ways to launch the spins and two corresponding total bets per spin. The special format is different from the main one due to the option of setting and keeping the Wild symbols on the slot reels. The ordinary total bet is found in the green Total Bet section, while the total bet in a special format is shown in the red Total Bet section.
The ordinary total bet
Total bet is a number of credits placed on each spin. You get this value by multiplying your bet per line by the number of lines.
Set your bet per line by using "-" and "+" buttons in the Line bet menu. It ranges from 0.001 to 10 credits. The choice of values is wide enough to allow you to set the value of your total bet more accurately.
The number of paylines is fixed at 20, so the minimum bet per spin will be 0.001x20 = 0.02 credits. A low value threshold was designed so that the final amount of your total bet, in the special spin format, would not be too high.
The additional total bet format
The total bet in the special spin format adds two extra options that increase the cost of one spin.
Option one is the numbers and the positions of Wilds, which are set by the player. The more Wild symbols there are on the reels, the higher the bet is. Option two is the multiplier of the Wild symbol. The multiplier can be set on each of the Wilds individually and it will raise the cost of your bet per spin every time the value of the multiplier increases. One icon can have a maximum multiplier of x5.
The info window contains more detailed information about the extra game format, the paytable, game rules and payline patterns. You can open it by clicking on the Info button in the bottom left corner of the screen. The paytable displays the values as multipliers of your line bet. They are not recalculated automatically.
The slot has the Options menu available as well. You can select several options for the Wild's position on the game screen with preset multipliers and displayed amount of credits per spin. It is quite a useful function that allows you to set the optimal bet level in the special game format. The slot can remember the alignment of the Wilds, so you can retrieve them quickly.
Launching the slot game
Click on the Spin button to launch ordinary gameplay. During the spin, the standard total bet is deducted from your account. You can see the bet value in the green Total Bet section.
To activate an additional bet you need to place at least one symbol with the multiplier of x1 on the game screen. You can do this by clicking on any of the icons in the game window. When you click on the preset Wild symbol once again, its multiplier will increase by one unit.
Once you have set the Wild symbol, the Lock & Spin button becomes active. This button launches the game in extra format. The credits from the red Total bet section will be deducted from your account.
When launching the game in the special format, a dialogue box will pop up displaying the cost of the current spin with a request to confirm this action. You can also enable or disable the Auto Lock mode for the Wild symbols. Eventually, you will be able to activate this feature in the settings menu.
Auto Lock function for the Wilds
Auto Lock is the feature that automatically fixes all the Wilds on the game screen in the extra spin mode. Your total bet increases along with each Wild symbol added.
A small padlock on each of the Wild symbols indicates that the feature is active. If it is black, the auto-lock option is active, if it is red, it is inactive. If you move the cursor over the figure, it turns into an "X". Click on this icon to remove the Wild from the game screen.
Symbols and multipliers in Wild Gambler 2 Arctic Adventure
Pictures of playing cards and wild animals from the North Pole are the standard symbols in this slot. To make your calculations easier, we will use one bet per line equal to one credit. The combination of 3, 4 and 5 symbols pays the following amount of credits:
- 10 — 10, 30 and 60
- J — 20, 30 and 70
- Q — 20, 40 and 80
- K — 30, 50 and 100
- A — 30, 60 and 150
- A penguin — 70, 150 and 300
- An Arctic fox — 100, 200 and 400
- A moose — 100, 300 and 500
- A walrus — 150, 400 and 800
The bonus symbol is the picture that says "Free spins". When 3, 4 or 5 bonus scatters land anywhere on the reels, they trigger the bonus round with 7, 12 or 20 free spins respectively.
The Wild symbol is the picture of a polar bear. It can replace almost any symbol on the game screen, except for the bonus one. If the wild symbol lands in a field that already has the preset polar bear, the multiplier of this Wild increases by one unit. 5 icons with the polar bear form a winning combination and award 1,000 credits. While playing with the maximum bet this value is equal to 10,000 credits and is worth 50,000 credits when combined with the highest multiplier.
Bonus round with free spins
Three or more scatters activate this round and triggers a specific number of free spins with the auto-lock feature. All of the Wilds that are on the game screen during the activation of the bonus mode will remain in their positions until the round is over. At the end of the game your winnings are credited to your account.
Wild Gambler 2 Arctic Adventure is a slot game featuring two spin formats, an interesting bonus mode, quality graphics and music playing in the background.