Secret of the Stones MAX: Demo
Where to Play Secret of the Stones MAX Slot
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Secret of the Stones MAX Theme/Symbols
The Secret of the Stones MAX slot takes you an era when Stonehenge was revered by ancient druids – set in a stone garden, it has a Norse feel to it. The difference visually from the original Secret of the Stones slot is that it has a red tinge rather than green – it has the same misty forest in the backdrop.
Symbols include low value A, K, Q, J and 10 royals which have a Celtic style. You’ll also see stone carvings of snakes, wolves, bulls, owls and deer – the latter pays 1.6, 16 or 160 times your stake for 3, 4 or 5 in combination. The druid symbol is the wild and replaces all symbols except the scatter.
Free Spins feature
Secret of the Stones MAX focuses on the Free Spins feature – this is entered when you get 3 or more Yggdrasil tree of life scatter symbols anywhere on the reels. Beginning with 10 free spins, you then pick from 20 Celtic stones – 3, 4 or 5 triggering scatters will reward you with 3, 4 or 5 picks respectively. Each pick will reward with the following:
- Extra free spins – win 3, 4, 5, 6 or even 10 additional free spins
- Multipliers – increase the multiplier by 1, 2 or 3
- Wild Reels – reels 2, 3 and/or 4 will become wild reels
- Extra Wild symbols – the deer, bull and/or owl symbols will become additional wilds
Secret of the Stones MAX thoughts
Secret of the Stones MAX plays exactly like the original – however, you’ll benefit from higher value symbols. If you take the deer for example, 5 on a payline will result in 160 x stake as opposed to 50 x stake in the original. The most noticeable difference is in the Free Spins feature where the picks can give you more – here’s what’s better:
|Original Version||Max Version|
|Up to 2 wild reels (reels 2 and 4)||Up to 3 wild reels (reels 2, 3 and 4)|
|Deer and/or owl symbols can become wild||Deer, bull and/or owl symbols can become wild|
|1x or 2x multipliers can be added||1x, 2x or 3x multipliers can be added|
|96.2% RTP||96.81% RTP|
|2,500 x stake max win per free spin||25,000 x stake max win per free spin|
As a result, you could play with 3 wild reels as opposed to 2 – more significantly, you could get bigger multipliers which will result in much bigger payouts combined with the higher value symbols.
In the original version, which was released in 2013, you can win up to 2,500 x stake on each free spin. In the MAX version, you can win up to 25,000 x stake on every free spin. The Secret of the Stones MAX RTP is 96.81% which is very high – the original stands at 96.72% which is slightly lower. The variance is now high as opposed to low in the original.
NetEnt used the MAX function in Victorious MAX where the max win stands at 7,000 x stake vs 1,500 for the original. It can also be found in the volatile Dead or Alive 2 slot which offers wins up to 111,111.11 x stake in 1 of the features.