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Legend of the Golden Monkey
Satisfy the adventurer within and visit the jungle for an audience with the Monkey King in the fantastic slot Legend of the Golden Monkey from the developer Yggdrasil. The slot machine has a majestic feel that starts with the music that greets you when you start the game. There is a lot to do and see, it is a real pleasure to play this game that is packed with special features. The game is set in China and the reels are placed in a jungle temple that is decorated with Chinese lanterns.
The symbols include the poker suits for a lower paying combinations and historic items for more valuable winning combinations. The music is tranquil but gets a lot more lively when you play the game and get winning combinations. The animations with the monkey are beautifully designed and very entertaining. The game features a multitude of different wild symbols, such as Sticky and Count Down wilds, the Monkey King feature, free spins with three different modes and scatter wins.
The variance of the game is medium, which means that you should win smaller amounts regularly, and higher amounts every now and then. The special features of the game trigger regularly, especially the Sticky and Count Down wilds appear relatively often, but it can take a little bit of time to trigger the free spins. However, once they start, you can win a lot of money, as they are usually filled with many wild symbols. This is a game that you should probably play for a while, and with a lower stake, as it may take a while for the free spins to trigger. The theoretical return to player is 96%, which is average for an online slot, and not very generous.
If you like to play casino games on the go, you can also play Legend of the Golden Monkey mobile version that is optimised for iOS, Android and other HTML5 compatible devices. As all other games from the developer Yggdrasil, the game is fully compatible with touch screen devices and supported on many different mobile devices.
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Sticky and Count Down wild symbols and the random Monkey King
Wild symbols are the main focus of the Legend of the Golden Monkey slot, and there are two different types doing the normal game rounds. The Sticky wild can appear on reels 2 and 4, and it will stay in its position for the next spins, as long as you are winning. The other wild symbol is the Count Down wild that can appear on reel 3 and it stays on the screen for the next three spins.
The Monkey King can randomly jump in front of the reels and he will change a symbol into another symbol that will help you get a better paying combination.
Free spins with three different wild symbol modes
The game also has a scatter symbol with a treasure chest that can award up to 1000 coins and trigger free spins. The symbol can only appear on reel 5. The free spins can also be triggered by the free spins symbol, and you will also get up to 5000 coins, depending on how many free spins symbols you display on the screen.
Before the free spins start you can choose from three different modes, each giving you a different set of wild symbols that are applied during the free spins and a varying number of free spins.
Incremental wilds: you get 6 free spins with in which reels 2 and 4 are being filled with Sticky wilds, one more in each spin until the reels are full.
Stacked wilds: you get 8 free spins in which there are Sticky wilds on reels 2 and 4 and a non-sticky wild reel can appear on reel 3.
Starting wild: you get 10 free spins with a Sticky wild in the middle of reel 3. Additional Sticky wilds can appear on reels 2 and 4.
|Pay-lines:||Win all ways|
|Maximum line win:||250 coins|
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|Coin value:||0.01 - 5 €/£/$|
|Bet size:||0.25 - 125 €/£/$|
How to play
The Legend of the Golden Monkey slot from Yggdrasil has 5 reels with 243 ways to win. Paying combinations are created without pay-lines, instead the same symbols need to appear on adjacent reels, regardless of their position on the reels. The game can be played with many different bet sizes, you can choose coin values from 0.01 up to 5 €/£/$. All way-wins are played with 25 coins. The minimum bet in one spin a 0.25 €/£/$, and the maximum you can bet is 125 €/£/$. You can also select automatic play and watch the game as it progresses.