One of this year’s biggest movie tie-in slots is likely to be Jumanji and NetEnt has given us a sneak peek of what we can expect after releasing a YouTube preview.
Based on the 1995 that starred Robin Williams rather than the recent sequel starring The Rock, the slot version of Jumanji will be released on the 21st of June (2018). It looks to be a little unusual for a NetEnt game as the action takes place on a 3x4x5x4x3 reel set that offers 36 paylines and features the usual lower value playing cards, crocodiles, pelicans, rhinos and lions.
Players can expect plenty of action in Jumanji if the preview is to be believed, starting with 4 base game modifiers that can hit on any spin. Sticky vines can spread across the reels to deliver sticky win respins. The crocodiles can slither up the screen and turn 1 or 2 reels into stacked wilds. A troop of gibbering monkeys can unpick the reels and put them back together in the new winning combination. Finally, a herd of rhinos can stampede across the screen and drop between 4 and 9 wild symbols into play.
The main feature round is a little unusual too. According to NetEnt “The Board Game feature is unique and among the first of its kind as it combines elements of board games and Free Spins features.”
First choose 1 of the tokens which you’ll guide around the Jumanji board game that surrounds the reels. Roll the dice to work your way around the board. Most of the board is filled with coin prizes. Land on a ? and you’ll get a spin of the carousel which awards free spins, an instant win of up to 10 times your stake or extra rolls on the Jumanji board.
In each of the 4 corners of the board you’ll see 2 illuminated spaces. If the counter lands on 1 of these, you’ll trigger the corresponding free spins feature. Those free spins come with 1 of the 4 modifiers extras from the base game active throughout.
The original 1995 film was a classic and I’m glad NetEnt will be releasing a slot based on this film rather than the new one. Judging from the official YouTube trailer, it looks like a cracker – see for yourself below:
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