Turn your eyes to Egypt with Vault of Anubis, the online slot from Red Tiger Gaming. Travel back in time to pledge allegiance to the jackal-headed Anubis with this Egyptian-themed slot. An explosion of colour and an opulent tribute to the Egyptian gods is the perfect setting to play for cash prizes, where up to x5469 can be won.
Egypt is one of the most popular themes for slot studios, and most players will have taken a trip there before. Red Tiger Gaming are perhaps best known for their enormous catalogue of eastern-themed slots, but they often venture into other genres. Some of their previous Egyptian-themed slot machines include Riddle of the Sphinx, Cobra Queen and Wings of Ra.
Vault of Anubis is a slot that's set on a 7x6 grid but you won't find any of the usual paylines. Instead, this game is based on cluster pays; you'll need to land a group of five or more symbols to win. These can be touching either vertically or horizontally to form a cluster. The betting works in just the same way with a min bet of 0.20 and a max bet of 100.00. Volatility is high, so you'll need to have the budget to keep on playing till the big wins appear.
striking example of their work. Two hooded guardian carvings with jackal heads stand over the reels in what appears to be a dim and moody chamber. The golden opulence of the reels stands out, taking players instantly to the wealth and riches of ancient Egypt.
Unusually for a slot, the low pays are as ornate as the premiums symbols with the playing card suits and a bowl displayed on a series of extravagant pieces of golden jewellery. The high pays include a scarab, eye of Horus, crook and flail, plus Anubis himself. Land a full cluster of 30 and you could receive up to x750.
As well as the regular pays, there’s also a wild to help you connect the symbols to make a cluster.
Every time a cluster lands, it will immediately disappear from the board, and new symbols will fall down into the spaces. This provides the opportunities for more wins without having to respin the reels. This cycle will keep on repeating until no more clusters can be seen.
In addition to the regular symbols and the wild, there is also a scatter. If you land four or more scatters anywhere on the board, you'll trigger the free spins round. This can be hard to land on any initial spin, but the cascades can place extra scatters on the reels and help you to gain access.
You'll receive ten free spins at the start, together with a multiplier. This increases by +1 with every winning cluster and doesn't reset with each spin. This provides excellent potential for big wins, especially if you extend the bonus by landing more scatters.
In both the base game and free spins, Super Symbols can appear at any time. These land in either 2x2 or 3x3 configurations and make it much easier to form a cluster.
Another valuable feature to look out for is Generous Gods. The two immobile statues next to the reels suddenly come alive and sprinkle a stream of wilds onto the reels.
The final feature is the gamble. If you're feeling adventurous, you can opt to gamble the prize from any win. This is entirely optional; you can just collect it as usual if you prefer. The gamble involves stopping the pointer on the gamble wheel, so it lands in the green, not the red. This will move you up the prize ladder. Gamble as many times as you want, or stop and collect your winnings - the choice is yours!
Vault of Anubis by Red Tiger Gaming is an Egyptian-themed slot which offers rich gameplay. There are not a lot of features packed in, but cluster play always offers opportunities, and with the free spins, multipliers and super-sized symbols, there are many opportunities to bump up your winnings. Well worth a trip to the Egyptian world!