Valley of the Scarab Slot
Valley of the Scarab is an online video slot developed by Cryptologic and is an Egyptian themed game. The game has 5 reels and up to 100 paylines can be activated. Egyptian music plays as the reels spin and changes when there is a winning combination on the paylines. Valley of the Scarab takes place against the backdrop of a river, possibly the Nile River with pyramids on either side.
All of the symbols have an Egyptian theme with the jewelled scarab beetle offering the highest payout of 750 coins for 5 and acting as the wild symbol. Pharaoh and his queen will each payout 500 coins for 5. The other symbols each have payouts ranging from 250 to 200 coins for 5.
The playing card symbols are featured in Valley of the Scarab and will offer payouts of 125 coins for 5 Aces or Kings and 100 coins for 5 Queens, Jacks or Tens. The Egyptian god Anubis will activate the free spins round.
Players will be rewarded with a times 5 multiplier if 20 scarabs fill all of the positions on the reels.
The Anubis will only appear on reels 1, 3 and 5. 3 or more of these symbols will trigger the free spins and players are rewarded with a multiplier of 2 times the activating bet plus 7 free spins. For every free spin players will receive a multiplier of between times 2 and times 8. If 3 or more of the Anubis symbols appear the free spins round is reactivated and players will receive 7 more free spins up to 98 free spins. When the free spins round is reactivated players will not receive the 2 times entry win.
How to Play
Players can choose to use the autoplay feature of Valley of the Scarab and can select between 1 and 50 autospins. This feature will spin the reels automatically and the stop button will deactivate this option. The advanced button will let players select various autoplay settings.
The clay jar is the paytable and will display the symbols and their payouts, all the possible winning combinations and the rules of the game. Players can select the amount of lines they wish to activate using the lines button and to choose a coin value players must click the bet button. The minimum bet for Valley of the Scarab is 0.01 and the maximum bet is 10.00 making the total maximum bet 1000.00.The spin button spins the reels one spin at a time using the selected paylines and current bet while the max bet will spin the reels using the maximum amount of paylines at the current selected bet.
Rules of the Game
All of the payline wins will be multiplied by the bet per line and all scatter wins are multiplied by the total bet and then added to the payline wins. The feature wins will be added to the scatter and payline wins. All wins will be paid out from left to right and only the highest win will be paid for each selected payline.
Valley of the Scarab will appeal to fans of Egyptian slots. The graphics and animations are well presented and the game play is user friendly and offers opportunities for good wins with free spins and multipliers.