A 5 reel, 20 payline machine, this Action Bank slot steers away from the norm, losing symbols along the way and keeping a very minimalist slot theme.
Open up this Barcrest game and you’ll find yourself presented with huge symbols that take up the entire screen across a 5×3 grid. Then, you’ll notice a limited set of on screen slot symbols.
With only 6 symbols in total, you would think that you have an increased chance at actually getting some decent wins across the base game and the free spins, but unfortunately that’s not quite how this works.
The 7, Bar and X symbols, as well as the creepy looking joker wild symbol, are the ones you’ll be on the lookout for here to create a winning combination. Not quite the happy animations you’d be use to with other Barcrest games like the Wild Times slot.
Unfortunately, there are also losing ‘O’ symbols splattered across the five reels, which most of the time interfere with your wins making it harder than it might at first seem to get a combination.
The wild symbol, however, shows up often enough to help out a little with the base game wins, thanks to the fact that it substitutes for all the other Action Bank game symbols apart from the golden vault bonus symbol.
One redeeming factor of those losing O symbols is the fact that on any spin each reel that contains an O symbol can turn one of those O’s into a golden vault bonus symbol, which is needed to trigger the free spins bonus games.
Most of the time it will tease you with a 3 or 5 showing up, but when they do you’ll be happy to start spinning your free spins as that’s where the big wins hide.
5 Golden Vault symbols across the five reels triggers the free spin games. How many you get is a random pick of luck as you get to choose one of the five symbols to reveal 5, 10, 15, 20 , 25 or 30 free spins.
If you pick lower than 30 you’ll then get the chance to gamble for five above or below what you got, but our advice is to generally go with what you are given.
During the free spins you get special double symbols on reel 1. These double X, double Bar and double 7 symbols will double your wins when their involved in a winning combination.
We’ve managed to get around 66x our total bet from 25 free spins, which isn’t too bad, and there’s even more available.
Especially as you can more easily re-trigger the free games with 5 additional vault symbols.
During the free spins you can trigger this Action Bank slot game feature randomly. Here you will be taken to a screen full of shiny bank vaults.
You get to pick the vaults to reveal sapphires, diamonds or rubies hiding behind them. You keep picking until you get three of the same type of gem and win the corresponding multiplier value shown at the top.
This is an extra chance for you to win up to 500x your total bet, but it’s hard to find, much like you can in the Happy Fruits slot.
The theme and graphics are poor, and the bonus games are hard to crack in order to get any decent wins.
On the plus side, the betting range varies from 0.20 up to 400 per spin allowing all you safe-crackers out there, with patience and sheer determination, to have a go.
The return to player rate is a decent 95.16%, but the wins don’t feel that big or as regular as they should for a medium variance machine.
Overall, it’s up to you to go take a spin on this Action Bank slot machine, however we’d prefer to play on NetEnt’s crime caper filled action thriller The Reel Steal game.Play Now at Vera&John »
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