Can you tackle the stampede of buffalos in the open rocky mountains on the slot from Blueprint Gaming? The majestic animals are all but extinct in present times after mass hunting in the 19th century led to a sharp decline in the numbers. They play a significant role on Buffalo Rising Megaways, a slot with cascading reels, reactive wins, mystery symbols, a feature buy option and a free spin round with unlimited multipliers that can lead to wins of up to 10,000 times your stake.
Buffalo Rising Megaways is a video slot with six reels and up to seven rows as well as 324 to 117,649 ways to win. You can encounter the buffalos on desktop, mobile and tablet from 0.10 to 10 credits per spin. Being within the medium to high variance category this slot comes with an RTP of 96.50%.
The number of ways is randomly determined for every spin with the game engine selecting between two and seven pay symbols for reels one and six as well as two to six pay symbols for reels two to five. Additionally, the game has an extra reel at the top of the game window with four positions, extending from reel two to five, where more symbols appear on every spin.
Wins are paid for adjacent symbols from left to right only. The symbols from a winning combination will then explode to make room for new symbols to drop into place. This continues as long as a new winning combination occurs after a reaction.
Buffalo Rising Megaways has a cleanly designed artwork with the background being set in the open plains with the rocky mountains in the distance and fluffs of clouds passing over the blue sky. The reels are populated by animals you might encounter in the west including wolves, bears and of course buffalos. A native tune with flute sounds is complemented by the usual reels and win count noises.
The game has 10 regular pay symbols, starting with the card royals 9 through to A at the low end. Pays range from 1x to 1.5x your bet. They are followed by deers, wolves, bears and buffalos. Hit six across to reels to win 2x to 50x your stake. The maximum win is limited by the provider at 10,000 times your bet.
A tile with a golden buffalo is the wild symbol appearing on the extra reel only and substituting for all symbols bar the scatter. An icon with a scene from the American plateau at sunset is the mystery symbols while the scatter comes in the form of a pink diamond.
Mystery symbols can appear at random on all reels on any spin in the base game and free spins. They will reveal one common symbol once the reels have stopped, including the top paying symbol. However, they cannot turn into scatter symbols.
Yet again Blueprint Gaming opted for the feature buy function as it seems to become more common lately. Maybe because we are increasingly impatient or are experiencing a lack of free time to wait for an organic bonus trigger. For the cost of 100x your stake, you can simply hit the Buffalo Bonus Bet button before a spin starts and the game will give you the same four options as an organic feature trigger.
Hit four scatters on a spin to trigger feature selector. Any extra scatters landing on the triggering spin will award five additional free spins. The game leads to a second screen with four options for the free spins, each with different volatility.
After selecting one option or after revealing the mystery choices, the game will start the bonus round with the selected amount of free spins and multiplier. During the feature, scatters appear in the horizontal reel only. Three or four on a spin will award +5 and +10 free spins respectively. The main attraction though in the free spins is the unlimited multiplier. It will increase by x1 after every winning reaction. Plus, the mystery symbol can also appear on any reel during the free spins.
Did we join the stampede on Buffalo Rising Megaways? We did, even when just in memory of the once huge herds of the majestic buffalos that roamed the vast plains. The game itself proved to be entertaining with plenty of suspenseful moments and chances to hit some monster wins.