One of the first pokies to be based on a trilogy, Lord of The Rings is Microgaming eye-catching new release. Built on the following that the hit movie gathered back in the early 2000’s, The Fellowship of the Ring has an abundance of bonus rounds and features to get stuck into, making the pokie much more than just a themed replica. The pokie is part of Microgaming’s infamous 243 ways to win range and this is all squeezed into a standard five reel setup.. As a result, each spin has a huge chance to pick up a win, even from the smaller sized symbols. Let’s not forget the whopping top prize of offer also, with The Lord of The Rings boasting a top pay-out of a humongous 1,900,000 coins, all accessible in a brilliant bonus round. The developers have decided to incorporate the very best animations and graphics within the game, featuring an array of moving video backdrops and authentic sound effects, something that allows the pokie to become more than just a simple, featureless pokie. Authentic clips taken straight from the movie are played out from the alongside some recognizable characters appearing as symbols on each of the five reels. Fans of the movie will love the array of characters within the reels, including; Bilbo Baggins, Arwen and Frodo.
Bonus Rounds and Features
Wilds and scatters both appear in abundance within the Lord of the Rings, and it is the title of the pokie that acts as a wild, connecting winning lines from either side that otherwise wouldn’t have been utilised. The 243 ways to win layout really comes in hands here, giving players a much better chance as really making the smaller wins count. If that wasn’t enough the ‘Eye of Sauron’ acts as an expanding wild symbol, stretching across the entire reel, tripling the chance of connecting a winning line with this substituting for any icon.
The scatter symbol within the game is represented by the infamous ring and with two or more present in a single spin, players are rewarded with decent sized cash prizes. Players lucky enough to spin 3 or more rings at any one time will activate the free spins round, giving players the chance to bag up to the stated 1,900,000 coins in a single round. Before the free spins commence one reel is chosen a random to become the expanded wild reel, which again increases the chance to snatch more winning lines.
Movie themed pokies don’t come better than this, and Microgaming has made every effort in making it as authentic as possible. The huge potential pay-out coupled with awesome gameplay makes this pokie one to watch out for.