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PAYTABLE FOR 88 FORTUNES MEGAWAYS™ SLOT
PAYTABLE FOR 88 FORTUNES MEGAWAYS™ SLOT
88 Fortune Megaways™ is a 6 reel slot from Bally that makes use of the Megaways™ pay mechanic that is under license from Big Time Gaming. Through the use of this reel modifying engine, 88 Fortunes Megaways™ can offer players up to 117,649 ways to win.
There are a staggering amount of bet sizes to play 88 Fortunes at, and players can choose to start spinning the reels from as little as €0.08, whilst the maximum bet size for any high roller is €88. Part of the reason there are so many options available is because you can choose to upgrade the value of the higher paying symbols, and to do this you simply choose from the gold symbol credits that are located on to the right hand side of the reels. In a nutshell if you choose to play the full 5 gold symbols instead of 1 it will increase the bet size by x11.
88 FORTUNES MEGAWAYS™ CASCADING REELS
WINNING SYMBOLS WILL BE REMOVED AND REPLACED WITH NEW ONES ON 88 FORTUNES MEGAWAYS™
REEL CASCADES WILL TAKE PLACE TO REPLACE WINNING SYMBOLS ON 88 MEGAWAYS™
As a rule of thumb, if a Megaways™ slot contains 117,649 paylines then it will also feature cascading reels, and this is again the case with 88 Fortunes Megaways™. Each time a winning combination is made on the reels, or with the help of the additional lower reel, those symbols will be removed and replaced with new ones. This can give players the chance to hit multiple wins in the base game, and does offer some paying potential if you can hit the maximum amount of ways on one of your spins.
88 fortunes megaways™ free spin feature
4 CONSECUTIVE GONGS FROM LEFT TO RIGHT WILL TRIGGER THE FREE SPIN BONUS ON 88 FORTUNES MEGAWAYS™
8 FREE SPINS AWARDED FOR A 4 SCATTER TRIGGER ON 88 FORTUNES MEGAWAYS™
To trigger the free spin bonus on 88 Fortunes Megaways™ you will need to land 4 or more consecutive gongs from left to right, the first of which must appear on reel 1, otherwise it will not trigger the bonus. The following amount of gongs will award the corresponding amount of free spins.
4 Gongs - 8 Free Spins.
5 Gongs - 10 Free Spins.
6 Gongs - 12 Free Spins.
EACH REEL CASCADE WILL INCREASE YOUR MULTIPLIER BY X1 ON 88 FORTUNES MEGAWAYS™
FREE SPIN MULTIPLIER INCREASING AFTER A WINNING CASCADE ON 88 FORTUNES MEGAWAYS™
As the free spin feature begins it will be a familiar sight to players that have previously played Megaways™ Slots such as Bonanza or Vikings Unleashed by Blueprint Gaming. The main aim is to hit as many consecutive reel cascades as possible, as each time you achieve this your multiplier will increase in value by x1, a good succession of wins building the multiplier can lead to a big win if you can match a premium symbol multiple ways.
Players should note that the feature can be re-triggered, and to do so you will need to land the gong symbol on consecutive reels, with the first of these symbols once again having to start from reel 1. Landing the following amount of gongs in the free spins feature only will award you the corresponding amount of extra spins.
3 Gongs - 8 Extra Spins.
4 Gongs - 10 Extra Spins.
5 Gongs - 12 Extra Spins.
6 Gongs - 15 Extra Spins.
88 FORTUNES MEGAWAYS™ PICKER FEATURE
FU BAT SYMBOL LANDING ON THE REELS AND BEING ADDED TO THE COIN POT ON 88 FORTUNES MEGAWAYS™
ENTER THE PICKER BONUS ON 88 FORTUNES MEGAWAYS™ TO BE REWARDED WITH YOUR FREE SPIN BONUS + ENHANCED MULTIPLIER
When the Fu Bat symbol appears on the reels ( which also acts as the wild symbol ) coins will be added to the pot that is positioned at the top of the reels. After these coins are added there is a random chance that the lid will close on the pot and the picker feature will be awarded.
On the original version of this slot when you entered the picker bonus the prizes were 3 possible jackpots, on the Megaways™ version you have the chance of winning one of the 3 free spin variations below. The bonus will start when you have matched 3 coins that correspond to one these.
10 Free Spins - Start Multiplier x10
12 Free Spins - Start Multiplier x 4
15 Free Spins - Start Multiplier x 2
It is also possible to trigger the picker bonus during the free spins, if this is achieved then alternate prizes are on offer, and these come in the shape of additional free spins, again by matching 3 coins that correspond to one of the amounts on offer.
88 FORTUNES MEGAWAYS™ SLOT REVIEW FINAL THOUGHTS
Some remakes work, and some don't. Unfortunately in our opinion 88 Fortunes Megaways™ falls into the latter category. To really get anything out of the game pay wise, like you can in other Megaways™ Slots, you need to be playing at the maximum amount of gold symbols, and for some players this is just going to be too much in terms of their playing budget.
It was noticeable in the SG Gaming releases that were Rainbow Riches Megaways™, and Raging Rhino Megaways™, that the cascading reels seem to take an age to fall down and calculate the wins, for some players we're sure this won't be an issue, but it was really noticeable on this slot for us and we quickly became bored of it in all honesty.
Fans of the original slot may find this a welcome addition the Megaways™ portfolio, but this isn't one that we will be revisiting anytime soon for some gameplay.
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