Lady Earth Slot Review
It’s part of a collection of exclusive slot machines, that Crazy Tooth Studio is offering Microgaming’s casinos network, and it’s called Lady Earth. The game looks like an ambitious project for this developer, at least in terms of graphics, features and setup, though for the most part I’d say that it’s not a game that serious gamblers will take into account.
Lady Earth has 5x5 reels, so it’s a big game area that you’re getting here, and it has a total of 51 paylines. Among its features, the game relies on the Respins Insanity, on a bonus game, scatters, and that’s about it. With all that in mind, and with a Medium volatility, the slot will pay at most 450x the stake in a single spin, which is disappointing, even though the RTP is set to 96.80%.
Lady Earth Betting and Prizes
You are able to pick the wager here, and the range for it is high, so you can go very low and spend just $0.20 per spin, or go a lot higher, reaching a maximum of $300. This appears to give us a line bet of up to $15.
The slot has a potential that allows for wins of up to 450x the stake in a single round, which means only $135,000, in the case of a very high wager. It’s not a slot machine that pays often or a lot, as its best combinations offer 2.75x the stake, with a hit rate of about 1 winning round in 7. There are the Respins there, to improve the potential considerably, and it’s that feature which is ultimately responsible in part of the game’s high RTP, of 96.80%.
Still, for a game which is supposed to have Medium volatility, a 450x payout is too low, even though the RTP is high.
Respin Insanity is the main feature of this game, and it’s available for all winning rounds. It triggers following a round which has a win (about 1 in 7 rounds has a winning combo form). It will respin the symbols which are part of the combo(s), potentially for several rounds, depending on what symbols appear. If they match those outside of the respin positions, then they are going to become part of the regular area, while the others keep respinning. Once there are no new symbols to be added to the zone, the respins end.
There is a bonus game as well, one which requires that you get special scatter symbols to appear, a minimum of three times. In this feature, you have 5 levels, for which you have picks to make. Among your rewards, there will be cash prizes, tokens, 2x level multipliers and skulls. If you get tokens, you collect them, and once you have 4 there is the possibility to reach another level. Up to 4x multipliers are applied to the wins of each level. Get three Skulls, and the feature ends.
Theme & Design
Lady Earth and the elements which are included in the game’s design, these manage to turn this slot into something interesting. You get the connection to nature, and a bit of fantasy perhaps, but it works well here. It’s darker than in other nature slots, so the fantasy aspect is certainly stronger. You see several element related icons (water, fire, green nature, icy winds), among the symbols of high value. The lower ones get images of rabbits, scorpions, fish and lizards.
Lady Earth has a design that looks good, a higher than average RTP, along with several unique features that should get quite a few players interested. What will be annoying though, is the 450x top payouts, which don’t seem to match the risk involved with a slot that has medium volatility.