wild catch overview and features
The Wild Catch video slot is a Microgaming product that has as its theme deep sea fishing. The theme is developed using the ocean as the background to the reels, symbols related to the theme and appropriate audio effects. In this slot game Microgaming does not incorporate a bonus game on the second screen, but uses two different free spins rounds. Players who do not want to manually activate the reels for every spin can employ the auto play feature provided.
Wild Catch features the 243 ways to win game configuration. This is extremely popular because winning combinations appear more frequently. Players can wager up to 10 coins on each payline with the maximum coin denomination being 0.50. As is the practice in Microgaming 243 ways to win slot games, a multiplier of 30 is used to convert the line bet to the total bet. This bet range accommodates players with bankrolls of all sizes.
symbols and graphics
Wild Catch has the marlin symbol as the wild which substitutes for all other symbols except for the scatter. It appears only on reels 2, 3 and 4. The fisherman symbol is the scatter and it awards scatter payouts.
The symbol that awards the largest line payouts is the trophy for catching the largest fish. The other symbols are the fishing trawler, the lure and the scale used to weigh the fish. The standard Microgaming high value card symbols are also used.
playing the bonus round
The Wild Feature is triggered when three marlin symbols appear on the reels. Players are awarded 5 free spins with a 3x multiplier. For every wild win during this feature an additional free spin is awarded. The Wild Feature can be re-triggered.
When three, four or five scatter symbols appear on the reels the player is awarded 10, 15 or 20 free spins respectively. During the Scatter Feature multipliers are applied to only the wild wins. The first wild win has a multiplier of 1x. Then the multiplier increases by 1x every time till it reaches the maximum of 10x. The Scatter Feature can be re-triggered.
Virtual deep sea fishing can be extremely rewarding with the Wild Catch video slot.
|Number of Reels||5|
|Coin Denomination||0.01, 0.02, 0.05, 0.10, 0.20, 0.25, 0.50|
|Maximum Jackpot||Normal game 10,000 coins, Wild Feature 30,000 coins, Scatter Feature 100,000 coins|
|Bonus Features||1. Wild Feature: 5 free spins with 3x multiplier
2. Scatter Feature: up to 20 free spins with up to 10x wild wins multiplier