John Hunter and the Tomb of the Scarab Queen video slot is based on action-adventure theme. Movies, books and video games about Egyptian tombs are always popular. Especially the series of Tomb Raider movies. Pragmatic Play did an excellent job which integrated a pretty features into the gameplay. They put in their own spin on the concept and it can give players some really big jackpot prizes if hit the right collect symbol at the right time.
Betting and Layout
This slot game set up and its betting set up are really easy to understand.
- This slot uses 5 reels with three horizontal rows of symbols across the grid.
- It has 25 paylines and the game is always set to the maximum number of payline.
- The smallest coin size of 01 give you a minimum bet size of RM0.25 per spin.
- The maximum bet size is RM125.00
Features and Gameplay
The features in a slot game drive main value to the players. Therefore it is important to understand how it works before you start betting. Especially the feature of this game is not very common in many video slots.
Wild Symbol – Cleopatra
Cleopatra symbol is Wild and substitutes for all symbols except for Scatter, Money Symbol and Collect. It only appears on reels 2, 3, 4, and 5. You cannot get winning combinations that consist only of wilds.
Scattered Symbol for Free Spins – Pyramids
This Pyramid symbol is scatter and appears on reels 2, 3 and 4 only. The payout is 1x of your total bet size if you get three scatters on the reels at once. Then it trigger 8 free spins. During free spin feature, every money symbols that show up get accumulated and added to a growing pot.
After finishing free spins, the value of the bonus pot returned to the reels in the form of a giant money symbol on reels 1 – 4. Then will trigger one final re-spin. If Collect is hit on reel 5 then the value of the bonus pot is paid. Free spin can be re-triggered with unlimited times during free spin feature.
Money Collect Feature
There are six symbols in this feature that possibly appear during the regular game mode and free spins. Below features bring a lot of value but it also a bit complicated.
- Money Symbol – It appears on reels 1, 2, 3 and 4 and has takes a random value from predefined set. If one or more money symbols hit on the screen and collect symbol hits on reel 5. Then one of the Collect feature is awarded.
- Collect – The values of all money symbols added together and paid.
- Extra Credit Collect – This symbol give you added bonus to all money symbols before collecting them.
- Multiplier Collect – The value of money symbols on same screen multiplied by the value of this feature then added and paid.
- Expanding Collect – All reels that contain money symbol expand to fill the whole reel with money symbols (after regular payout). The money symbols added take a new random value before payout.
- Re-spin Collect – When this symbol hits, all money symbols remain in place and all remaining cells re-spin to reveal a new result. Then all paid together.
How to Win John Hunter and the Tomb of the Scarab Queen Slot
This game has medium volatility pay out steadily and the range of pays varies from low to very high. The theoretical RTP of this slot is 96.5%. Therefore, one of the strategy is to drop the bet size by a third or so. Set the game to use turbo spins in order to get more spins. Where you will bet the same total amount during your play. However, you will smooth out the volatility and give yourself better chances to hit the money collect features and free spins.
Overall, it’s clear that they made this game about big wins through the features. The collected pot during the free spins mode also gives a tremendous opportunity for a big payout. That is a style of play that appeals to most players.
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