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Facts checked by Rudra Chowdhury, Videoslot specialist on June 30th of 2022.
Written by Videoslot specialist, Jasmine Thakur and Editorial team.
A land of fantasy with all sorts of magic going on awaits punters in Betsoft’s intriguing release Ogre Empire, introducing a new and innovative Day and Night Mode. Sleep during the day when the gruesome Ogre brings havoc, smashing things around and bringing giant rewards and get lively in the night when the creature is dormant and royalty starts appearing on the reels to grant extra prizes. Not to mention some extraordinary Wild flowers that spread their magic and Doubling Jokers which provide huge wins. The Betsoft game’s RTP is set at an average 95.22%.
There are 25 paylines with 5 reels and 3 rows of symbols set against a backdrop of an enchanted town with the mighty Ogre towering it. Low-value icons include Jack through Ace playing card symbol delivering 50 and 75 coins when 5 matching appear. There are 3 standard symbols, a Mushroom, Mallet and Gold Coins with payouts of 100 and 200 coins, whereas high-paying icons, depicted with Gems, the Ogre and a Diamond award 200, 300 and 400 coins respectively for 5 of a kind. Identical symbols on a payline, from left to right issue payouts.
Day Bloom Wild can be seen only during the Day, spreading to up to three adjacent positions. Once Night falls the Night Bloom Wild arrives to transform up to three other symbols on the grid into Wilds. Another special icon is the Joker, landing in the Night to award a 2x Multiplier. A standard Wild will complete wins by replacing all other symbols except Sun and Moon. But before any magic can take place, players are to configure the size of their bet by adjusting the coin value on a scale between ₹1.00 to ₹100.00. The total stake ranges from ₹25.00 to ₹2.500. Autoplay is the single added feature.
Besides the Sun Bloom Wild which increases chances for wins during the Day, the Ogre could sway its mallet, crushing symbols to make place for new ones that can bring additional prizes. As mentioned, Night ushers along novelty in the form of icons that only appear in this mode. The King and Queen make an entrance and award 750 and 1,000 coins for 5 of a kind. The Joker pops out from behind the Ace on reels 2, 3 and 4 to double payouts. Up to 3 Jokers can land, increasing the Multiplier to 8x. Should you spot something glowing it will be the Night Bloom Flower spreading anywhere on the reels, making up to 3 symbols become Wilds.
The Sun and Moon symbols appear on the 3rd reel to bring on the corresponding mode. The Sun icon landing fully changes the mode to Daytime, while the 3-rows tall Moon triggers the Night mode. During the day, the 4x total bet is applied and the 6x the stake multiplier is present throughout the night. After any winning spin you can enter the Double Up Game and gamble half or all of your gains in efforts to get your hands on bigger sums.
Though there are no standard bonuses to benefit from, you can expect significant prizes arriving from in-game features that are activated frequently enough, making gameplay dynamic. This game showcases a cinematic design, alongside with an intense musical score which increases excitement throughout playing. Despite the fact that the maximum payout doesn’t exceed 25,000 coins, Ogre Empire is certainly worth checking out for it offers a unique and entertaining gaming experience.