New Slot: Alchymedes (Yggdrasil)
Alchymedes is the latest game from Yggdrasil Gaming. The Swedish slot provider had a stellar previous year, with a number of very successful titles. Alchymedes keeps the typical Yggdrasil design, superb graphics and combines them with new and original features. As of now the slot is available on LeoVegas, Cherry Casino, as well as most other online casinos.
Alchymedes is a 5 reels and 4 rows slot which can be played on desktop and most mobile devices. Winning combinations can be made both ways. There are 30 lines from left to right, and 30 lines from right to left. As a result a total of 60 paylines are available. The game’s theme revolves around the art of alchemy and focuses on the famous ancient scientist Archimedes. The background shows an alchemist's chamber full of books and experiment tools. Two intricate chemistry flasks stand on each side of the screen.
The high value symbols on the reels are all theme related and feature jars, each with different colored essences in them. The low value symbols are coins with game card suits engraved on top. The wild symbol is a golden pot with a green goo inside. The wild can substitute for all other symbols. There are no scatter symbols on this slot.
Levels and Wild Patterns
Alchymedes has no scatters and bonus features, instead it relays on levels. Every time a symbol is part of a winning combo the frame the symbol sits upon will be highlighted. When all frames have been highlighted a new level will start. On each new level a different wild pattern will appear. The patters can be seen inside the flask on the left hand corner of the screen. Every wild landed during that same level will spread according to the pattern. A bigger pattern will mean more symbols turning into wilds and bigger wins.
Level Completion Multiplier Feature
Each level has a 1x multiplier on every win. However the red liquid flask on the right hand corner of the screen is a multiplier bar. Random multipliers, will appear on the bar during the level. This multipliers will not contribute to the wins during the level. The multiplier will only apply to the win that completes the level. This means that the last win in each level can be subject to a random multiplier of more than 8x.
Before every new level the Alchemist’s scale will appear. The player can choose between adding more green wild potions or red multiplier potions to the concoction presented. More wild portion means better patterns turning more symbols wild. More red multiplier portion means a potential higher multiplier during the last spin of the next level.
A random bonus can be triggered at the start of each level. The bonus can award one of the features mentioned below:
- Between 100- 2000 coins for completing a level.
- A 2x or 3x starting multiplier
- 1 or 2 extra pattern positions
- Rapid multiplier growth which can take the multiplier up to 100x.
Alchymedes is a relatively low volatility slot with an RTP of 96.2%. The maximum win on a spin can reach 300000 coins. The game has more than 15000 different wild patterns and up to 200 levels. The theme is interesting, and the unique features and gaming style make for an enjoyable experience.
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