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Viking Runecraft Slot Review

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With 10 different bonus games and 10,000 levels to conquer, this Viking Runecraft slot is unusual, but brilliant.

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  • Min Bet: 0.10
  • Reels: 7 Reels
  • Paylines: All Ways Pay
  • Free Games: Yes

Fans of more conventional slot machines should probably move on elsewhere. Maybe go play on Book Of Dead, equally by Play’n GO.

Because this casino game is as unconventional as it comes, and in fact, we’d say plays better as Viking Runecraft mobile slot rather than online slot machine.

Set on a 7×7 grid, wins are created when 5 or more symbols touch each other either horizontally or vertically. These then disappear and more come tumbling down from above.

Go up levels and get the gods on your side

You go up levels by creating wins over the patterns you see on screen.

You’ll start as a journeyman and each step will lead you closer to Valhalla. But much like any good Viking Warrior, your good fortune will be dependent on the gods.

Leveling up doesn’t actually lead to much, to be honest. Mostly it’s a title, and one the side of the reels, the gods will change.

That matters because each god will randomly give you a special feature:

  • God of Thunder: Lightning will strikes creating an extra 5 to 9 wilds
  • God of Wisdom: You’ll get 4 wilds, created in groups of 2, guaranteeing a win
  • Goddess of Beauty: She creates wild symbols in four clusters until you get at least one win
  • God of Guarding: One wild symbol is created on each of the 5 rows

The good news is that if you know nothing else about this Play’n GO slot game, this should be enough to get you started.

Mainly because just one of these features can help clear the board and give you a 5,000 times your bet win.

That’s easier if you trigger the charge of destruction

When you manage to get a 20 symbol win, whether in a row or all at once, you’ll charge the wheel of destruction on the left hand side.

You’ll then randomly trigger one of the four following features:

  • Fury of Fenrir: Four diagonal lines of symbols are picked, and whilst two are removed, the other two are transformed into one symbol.
  • Judgement of Jörmungandr: A chain of symbols on the grid are chosen, and whilst most are destroyed, some will then be transformed into one symbol.
  • Scorching of Surtr: Three different symbols are selected and duplicated across the reels, whilst any that aren’t the chosen three are destroyed.
  • Lure of Loki: Two different symbols are picked, with one destroyed and the other transformed to the same symbol.

Which is the best? Well, much like the gods, as these are random, it doesn’t matter because you don’t get to choose.

Just be happy that after a big 20 symbol win, you get another chance at an even bigger win with extra symbols in play.

Although if we had to pick, we’d have to admit to being big Loki and Surtr fans, as that’s when we’ve gotten the bigger wins.

Game Stats & Details

  • No Reels: 7 Reels
  • Paylines: All Ways Pay
  • Min Bet: 0.10
  • Max Bet: 100
  • Free Spins: Yes
  • Wilds: 3
  • Volatility: medium/high
  • Software: Play'n GO
  • Slot Type: Video
  • Theoretical RTP: 96.7
  • Mobile: Yes
  • Online: Yes

But this Viking Runecraft slot still holds even more surprises…

So far we’ve gone through 8 of the 10 possible in game bonus features available.

The other two are a little more traditional, but no less effective. In fact, they are how you get your biggest wins, though hard to trigger.

The first is the Ragnarok free spins which start after you’ve created a 40 symbol win.

What’s really exciting is that this bonus game triggers all four charge of destruction features. In fact one is triggered each time you don’t get a win on this Play’n GO casino slot.

Once you’ve triggered all four, and collected the bounty, the free spins will end and you’ll get a random multiplier on your wins of 2x to 15x.

The last bonus slot feature is one that builds up over time – each time you get a win you collect those symbols. When you level up, those symbols pay out a mini-jackpot.

Each level this goes higher and higher, so you imagine that it pays to stay loyal to these Norse gods.

Perfect for mobile casinos

If you are thinking that this is starting to sound like more of a mobile game than an online video slot, then you’d only be half right.

There’s something about the 7×7 grids and all those exploding symbols and bonuses that keeps the action constant and makes you forget you are playing a great slot.

But don’t forget, all these symbols being destroyed is cold hard cash in your pocket – though granted, it’s not until you get the Charge of Destruction going that your wallet sees a real money top up.

So give a little prayer to the gods and get playing on this Viking Runecraft game. You won’t regret it.

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By TrueNorthSlots | Updated: Oct 10th 2018 | Rating 5.0
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