Crocodopolis is a comic slots game with some very unique features that takes you back to ancient Egypt where crocodiles have become the Pharaohs and rule the country. There are crocodile Pharaohs together with precious manuscripts, pyramids and many other Egyptian symbols that cover the screens of this slot together with letters and numbers that have been decorated in a very authentic Egyptian style. This slots game is made up of five reels and twenty five paylines.
What makes Crocodopolis unique is the patented slide a wild feature introduced from Microgaming. This gives players the chance to choose on which reel they would like the wild symbol (which is a crocodile Pharaoh) to appear. On reel 1, the sliding wild will award a double multiplier. On reel 2, the sliding wild crocodile awards a triple multiplier. On reel 3 the sliding wild expands to cover the whole reel and reel 4 offers an expanding wild with a triple multiplier. If players choose reel 5 the wild symbol appears at every position and offers a triple multiplier. Playing this slots game for fun definitely provides an opportunity to understand this fantastic new feature where players can switch the position of the wild symbol after every spin.
In addition to the ingenious slide a wild feature Crocodopolis slots also offers a scatter symbol which is a golden picture of the pyramids. These pyramids only appear on reels 2, 3 and 4, an important point to remember when choosing where to put the wild symbol. The wild symbol cannot substitute for the scatter symbol. Three of the pyramids on the screen award a 5x multiplier in addition to 12 free spins. When the pyramids land on the screen whether one, two or three, they light up and spin around giving you a taste of the famous Pyramids sound and light show. During the free spins all winnings are doubled.
There are some very nice touches to this slots game including the great animation. Periodically players will see a scarab or a scorpion crawling in the background of the screen. Each spin is accompanied by riveting music that speeds up as the reels come to stop. A big payout is rewarded with a trumpet sound and falling stones as if they wads of cash are falling down. Crocodopolis can be played at casinos that need to be downloaded or at flash casinos .Both options offer the play for fun mode offering players a chance to get acquainted with the game before placing real money bets. There is also an auto play option where players can set the number of spins that they want the game to run for consecutively and they can sit back and watch the action but this means that the slide a wild feature cannot be changed between spins. This slots game is part of the new generation of slots offering a new and unique feature to enhance the gaming experience, and it definitely works in this case.