Secret of the Stones Video Slot Game Tutorial
Secret of the Stones is a video slot that is built out of 5 separate reels with 3 rows and 25 adjustable bet lines. Both the bet levels and various coin values are also adjustable and winning bet lines are formed from utmost left to the right. The video slot has several special game features, i.e. Wilds, Free Spins and the interactive Free Spin Bonus Collector with which extra bonus features for the Free Spin rounds can be won.
Symbol substituting Wilds
Both during the main game as well as during the Free Spin mode Wild symbols can appear anywhere on all 5 reels. Wild symbols substitute for all other symbols, except for Scatter symbols, to create winning bet lines.
When 3 or more Scatter symbols anywhere on the reels appear the Free Spin mode is activated and by default 10 Free Spins are awarded. Every Scatter awards a pick, with a maximum of 5, for the Free Spins Bonus Collector.
The Free Spins Bonus Collector
As soon the Free Spin mode is activated by 3 or more Scatters on the reels also the Free Spins Bonus Collector is activated. Twenty stones guarded by a druid will appear and 3 up to 5 stones can be picked to reveal their Free Spin Bonus. The amount of picks depends on how many Scatter symbols activated the Free Spin rounds. Every stone represents a bonus that can consist of the following:
Additional Free Spins
This bonus will award you with extra Free spins that are added to the 10 already won. A maximum of 38 Free Spins can be obtained.
x1 and/or x2 Multipliers
The x1 and/or x2 Multiplier bonuses are added to each other and applied on the winnings during Free Spin mode. A maximum of x8 multiplier can be won.
With the Wild Reels bonus de 2-nd and/or 4-th reels are completely covered by a substituting Wild symbol that sticks on the reels during all Free Spin rounds.
The Additional Wilds bonus will turn the The Owl and The Deer symbols into other symbol substituting Wilds during the Free Spin rounds.
Secret Of The Stones MAX Features
You can look forward to max Volatility and max winnings with the MAX version of Secrets of the Stones.
Whether you play in the low variance ‘Classic Mode’ or high variance ‘MAX Mode’ is completely up to you and will certainly have an impact on your winnings and your gameplay.
The game’s RTP also varies, with 96.72% in the Classic Mode and 96.81% in MAX.
Secret of the Stones Video Slot Bet Limits
The Secret of the Stones video slot is played with 10 different bet levels and 5 different coin values from € 0,01 to € 0,50.
The bet level is the number of coins you bet with each spin. The coin value is the amount of money one coin is worth. So the bet level will be multiplied by the amount of betlines you play with and the coin value to determine the total bet amount per spin.
The coin values you can choose from in Secret of the Stones are: € 0.01, € 0.02, € 0.05, € 0. 10, € 0.20 and € 0,50. When you multiply the bet level with the amount of bet lines and with the coin value you can calculate the minimum and maximum bets for the Secret of the Stones video slot.
Minimum bet: bet level 1 x 1 bet line x coin value € 0,01 = € 0,01
Maximum bet: bet level 10 x 25 bet lines x coin value € 0,50 = € 125
Pay Table / Win Plan
To see when you will win something or which symbols are part of a winning combination, you can view the pay table. The pay table exactly shows how many coins you win for which combinations on a win line. As mentioned earlier, a win line always runs from left to right. You can view the pay table by clicking the i – (information)button. This button can be found at the bottom left of the screen. Only the highest winnings on a bet line will be paid. When winnings occur on more than one win line, they will be added up.
Secret of the Stones Game Settings
Just like all other Netent video slots, the Secret of the Stones video slot has a number of game settings that may be adjusted to your liking. These concern the 4 icons at the bottom left of the playing screen. Here you can choose to turn the sound on or off, open the game rules and to turn on the auto play function so you do not have to click the spin button every time. When you click the wrench, you get some additional settings; these are:
- Quick play; to switch on or off the quick play mode
- Intro screen; to switch on or off the introduction animation
- Animations: to turn on or off the animations
- Sound effects; to turn on or off the sound effects of the game
- Ambience sound; to turn on or off the ambience sound effects
- Graphics quality; to adjust the quality of the graphics when your internet connection is slow
- Keyboard shortcut; to make the spacebar the key to spin the reels
- Game history (only available when playing with real money)
Secret of the Stones Video Slot Manual
The Secret of the Stones video slot has the same controls as all other video slots offered at NetEnt Casinos. There are a number of buttons that can be used to control the video slot.
ROUND MIDDLE BUTTON: The round middle button starts a spin with the coin value and bet level you selected.
BET LINES: Sets the amount of bet lines you want to play with.
BET LEVEL: The bet level sets the level of the bets (number of coins per bet line).
AUTOPLAY: The auto play button activates the automatic play function.
MAX BET: This button allows you to automatically bet the highest level of the chosen coin value.
COIN VALUE: This allows you to set the value of the coins.