Before we jump right on in and look at the dynamics of this game, let’s have a little history lesson surrounding Beowulf itself. It is said to be the oldest poem in Old English, about a man named Beowulf who became a hero. During times of trouble for King Hrothgar, when his great halls were under attack, Beowulf stepped up and aided him in striking down the monstrous fiends.
It’s an epic story, and one that goes on to detail how Beowulf became a king himself, before passing away many years later. So many people have fallen in love with the grandness of the tale that it has been adapted into many formats, most recent being a animated film in 2007. And now it’s a slot machine from Pragmatic Play.
When fully stacked Beowulf symbols hit on the first reel, it triggers the Super Respin feature in which only title characters symbols spin. Get wins up to 100,000. When three or more Scatter symbols hit, they trigger the Free Spins round in which you can get up to 20 free spins. Super Respin feature can hit during the Free Spins Round!
There are quite a few slots out there that have taken inspiration from the story, but not many of them capture the elegance and brutal nature of it so perfectly as this brand do - the 5-reels ooze with ancient Scandinavian culture.
Rather fittingly, Beowulf is one of the most important tiles upon the 40 paylines, and not simply because he rewards you with coins, it’s because he can trigger a special feature as well.
The hero can be found in matches of three, four and five, with the firth giving a return of 2,500 credits. This would be more than enough to keep players happy, but Pragmatic Play added another element: he activates the Super Respin Feature. It can only happen on the first reel, and four of his tiles must be stacked on top of one another for it to take effect, but when it does all the other icons fall away. They’re replaced with numerous blank tiles and Beowulf ones, with the aim being that many winning combos are made here; players begin with 3 spins, but extra ones can be added.
To add more fuel to the fire, this feature can be triggered during the scatter free spins feature. For this to happen you’ll need to locate between three and five red shields, with the amount of spins determined by the matches you make. Customers will get a maximum of 20 spins and x25 multiplier if they get all five.
Beowulf, the Wild symbol, pays 2500x the line bet for getting 5 of them, it doesn't double wins with it, but does come stacked on reel 1 in the base game, and stacked on all reels during the Super Respins Feature game. It also substitutes for other symbols except for the Scatter symbol, and pays both ways with winning combinations. If a fully stacked Beowulf Wild symbol appears on reel 1, 3 Respins are awarded, during which, only Beowulf and blank symbols can appear. This Respin ends when no new Beowulf symbol appears anywhere on the reels.
There’s also a wild in among the symbols too, though it pales in comparison to these as it only subs other icons, though keep in mind it does so to create winning lines.
Card suits and several themed tiles make up the rest of the symbols, with the card icons naturally making up the lower end of payments. However, while they are quite small when a match of three are made, if matches of five are completed their values soon increase, up to 200 credits.
Besides Beowulf there are two more character specific symbols, maxing out at 1,500 and 800 credits, with the redheaded warrior being the more generous of the two. Thereafter you have a longboat, horn, and an emerald ring with scattered values of between 500 and 300 coins.
This game is supplied by Pragmatic Play out of Malta and is certified by the UK Gambling Commission as having been independently tested and up to the required standards for players in the UK. As such this game is not regulated by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission and it is outside of their jurisdiction. If you experience any difficulties with this game or any other game you should follow our Complaints procedure and contact us.
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Progressive Jackpot No
Bet per Line From 0.01 to 5
Max Bet 200
Max Payout x2500
Scatter Symbol Yes
Wild Symbol Yes
Further information can be found in-game
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