Play’N GO Unleashes The Shimmering Woods Slot GamePublished April 6, 2021 by Brett C
Rare gemstones lie in wait in a faraway land known as The Shimmering Woods. These glittering diamonds have been imbued with a unique ability to replicate. Now, slots players can pile on the winnings with beautiful diamonds in The Shimmering Woods!
Legendary game maker, Play’N GO has unearthed a rare gem in the form of ‘The Shimmering Woods’ slot game. This slot features a 5 x 3 reel grid format, with 243 win lines. However, once the pathways expand, winning opportunities abound with 7,776 ways to win.
The Shimmering Woods slot game is filled with fanfare, such as the Shimmer Feature. When this is in effect, Scatter symbols will split, and players will be awarded Free Spins. The Purple Diamond serves as the Scatter symbol. When 3 + Scatter symbols appear, Free Spins are triggered.
The Brilliant White Diamond is the Wild symbol. It substitutes for all other symbols, except for Scatter symbols to form winning combinations. Players can also win their share of win multipliers. These range in size from X1, X2, X3, X4, and X5, and are linked to the cascade feature of the symbols.
The Emeralds are the Splitting Symbols. When these symbols randomly appear on the reels, and they match with the randomly selected symbol, they will split in half. The Shimmer Feature kicks in with the Purple Diamonds.
Scatter symbols only appear on reels 1-3-5, but when they're all present, The Shimmer Feature begins. When players land at least 3+ Scatter symbols, it is possible that up to 3 Purple Diamond Scatters will split in half and increase player payouts.
- 3 X Purple Diamond Scatters = 10 Free Spins + 1 Splitting Symbol
- 4 X Purple Diamond Scatters = 13 Free Spins + 2 Splitting Symbols
- 5 X Purple Diamond Scatters = 16 Free Spins + 3 Splitting Symbols
- 6 X Purple Diamond Scatters = 19 Free Spins + 4 Splitting Symbols
Free Spins are readily available too, and players can activate up to 10 Splitting Symbols with wins up to X 25,000 the bet. There are 243 default pay lines, but up to 7,776 pay lines can be activated for Splitting Symbols.
The Shimmering Woods High-Paying Symbols and Low-Paying Symbols
The high paying symbols in the game include: The Brilliant White Diamond, the Emerald, the Blue Diamond, and the Red Diamond. The low-paying symbols in the game include: 10-Jack-Queen-King-Ace.
The Shimmering Woods features Autospin functionality, where players can automatically select a preset number of spins anywhere from 10-100 at their leisure. The spins autoplay at the triggering bet of the base game, with parameters available to disable autoplay at your leisure.
The minimum bet is 0.20 currency units, and the maximum bet is 100 currency units for The Shimmering Woods. The minimum coin value is 0.01, with 20 fixed coins in play at all times. The maximum coin value is 5.00.
The Shimmering Woods has a theoretical Return to Player (RTP) of 96.20%. This represents the long-term average RTP over at least 1 million spins.