Microgaming created Starscape, a slot machine which has a very interesting science fiction theme. There are space ships among the symbols, but most of them will simply show you images of views from space, with the Sun, with planets, comets and moons. There will also be wild symbols in there, capable of doubling payouts, and you will be able to access bonus features with the help of scatters. It’s a game which has 25 win lines, the typical 5 columns of symbols, while the big prizes can reach $70,000.
Betting and Prizes
Scarscape slot can get expensive quickly, but luckily that only happens when you wish it to be so. The minimum bet in Starscape is at only $0.01, while the maximum one can reach $250. To get to that kind of bet, you would have to keep all 25 lines active, and to use up to 10 coins of $1 for each one. You can modify every aspect of that bet though, to get to the amount you’re comfortable using.
The biggest rewards will come from the wild, and they will be at 7,000x, or 70,000 coins. Given the maximum denomination possible for one coin, the jackpot can reach $70,000.
Starscape Slot Features
First of all, I would like to mention the Scarscape Logo, which is the wild of the game, same as in plenty of other slot machines. You shall be able to use this symbol as a replacement for another icon, as long as you get it to appear where it is needed. Doubling the value of the win is something else that the wild does for such a regular combo. It doesn’t do it for its own combinations, obviously, and it already pays very well even without that option.
The scatter is the one to have the most interesting image of all the symbols. It shows off some kind of space ship, which looks good enough to be taken from some kind of animation movie. You’re going to use these scatters to get payouts out of the slot, 2 to 100 times the bet offered through them, and you will also get access to the Starscape Bonus if there are a minimum of three such symbols in place. The bonus game appears to come with some multipliers as well, which can boost the prizes you can take home, if you find them.
Theme & Design
Mostly, it is a relatively interesting game, a science fiction theme being chosen for it, but it is not very visible. You just see the one ship from which you presumably can see all the planets, moons and stars which are visible in other icons, and that’s it. Pretty awful looking poker cards are picked to be used for low paying icons, a choice that Microgaming has made in other slots as well, and the result was just as bad then.
Starscape gets to deliver a very interesting design and theme, plus some cool features, but it appears to have a somewhat dated look, and I’m not a fan of some of its symbol choices.