Wild Nords follows a story that we’ve seen told many times before in slot machines, yet it can still be a lot of fun if it is done right. Red Tiger Gaming went with their own version of the old Viking warrior theme, and they’ve done an excellent job at giving the player a great design and an interesting gameplay.
As a player in Wild Nords, you can count on having 20 active lines on 5 reels, combinations being formed by starting from either side of the reels. You appear to have a target of up to $7,500 when you’re forming those combos. The list of features includes three different wild symbols, as well as respins and various others that are associated with the three main characters or with wild animals.
Betting and Prizes
The game gives you 20 lines where combinations can form from the left or the right. There are 20 coins in the wager at each start of the round, and you will have to pick only the amount that will be used on all of them. There is a full range that is between $0.20 and $500, with the amount selected for one line being $0.01 to $25.
The game promises to pay up to 1,000x, which with the highest wager in place could mean $25,000 cash for the player. Regular winning combinations only offer up to 300x though, which means $7,500. It’s an OK game RTP wise, being at 96.01%.
Wild Nords Slot Features
Each of the three main characters is shown in one of the three wild symbols that are available. The Wild Nords include a warrior with white hair that has a red bear for his animal, a blonde male with the blue wolf and a blonde maiden that’s using a green eagle. Each of these three wilds will form combinations on their own, paying the same amount, between 30x and 300x, for 3 to 5 matching symbols. Because they are wilds, they can also be replacements for other types of symbols, assisting them in forming their combinations if the conditions are right.
Bjorn will trigger a feature where he turns Bear symbols into wilds, and this happens whenever he lands on the reels. The wild symbols are locked and the other positions respin for free.
From Rolf, you can expect him to turn the Wolf symbols into wilds when he appears. He will lock those symbols and once again you get respins for the others.
Finally, Astrid will do the same for the Eagle symbols, transforming them into wilds and then giving you a respin.
The final feature is called Nord Animals, which involves the animal symbols. These summon high paying symbols to the reels, of their own kind, plus they can give you a respin as well.
Theme & Design
As you will find out yourself, the theme and the story that’s being told is not that different from the one you see in other slot machines. It’s just another Viking warrior themed slot machine, but one of the pros is that it’s very well designed. It’s something that Red Tiger Gaming excels at, and you see it in the game’s graphics. You get images of Bjorn, Rolf and Astrid, of the three animals that they represent (bear, wolf and eagle) and poker cards.
Wild Nords gives the player a great design, an RTP that’s decent and a list of features that doesn’t vary as much as it feels like at first. Overall, it’s a decent new release.