Book of Duat Review
Mechanics: 5-reels • 3-lines • 10-Game
Features: expanding symbols
Return to Player (RTP): 94% (96% with Pick & Click) *can vary between casino sites
Rating: 7.5/10 Stars.
Comment: Great first Book of… from the brilliant adventures of Anna the Explorer.
Anna the Explorer from Ark of Mystery and Dinosaur Rage is back and better than ever in the Book of Duat. This might be the first Book of… series that QuickSpin has done, but this continuation of a popular queen of the nail-biting quests is brilliant.
The theme of this game will be familiar to fans of Anna the explorer, which is a clever introduction to the Book of… fans. Gone (almost) are the T-Rex beasts, only to be replaced by re-animated Pharaohs, Anubis, the God of Death, and the croc-a-saurus Sobek, the God of Crocodiles.
This is a game that will keep you engaged and entertained, especially if you have been following Anna the Explorers exploits in the other games. There is a familiarity to this game that is welcomed and fun.
The safer gambling element is missing in this game, and the auto-play is limited. You can’t control your losses, but you can work out how much you could be done at the end of the run. It’s not a good way of keeping track of what you spend in a game.
Quickspin is owned by the genius that is Playtech, which means that everything that they do, they do well. Their first Book of… series is no exception. Quickspin has achieved something that is rare in the iGaming world, Equality! All the bigger and better-funded slot producers take a lifetime to perfect their craft, something that this Swedish game studio has managed in record time. Look no further than the brilliant Northern Sky for proof.
The Book of Duat is built around the classic scatter symbols that you’d normally get with any Book of… slot. Three triggers the Bonus spins and you are then taken to the actual Book of Duat which reveals your Bonus symbol, and the spins begin. You start with 10 free spins.
Prizes in this game are not the biggest we’ve come across, but they are generous, including the bonus rounds. That said, it took us a long time to trigger the free spins through the Book scatter symbols, but the wait was worth it.
Buy Bonus Feature
You can buy the Bonus Buy feature, which allows you to pick (at a cost) 3, 4, or 5 Wilds. If you opt for this, you start with 4 spins and 1 expanding symbol. As is always the case with Buy Bonuses, they don’t always pay out more than you buy for. Obviously, they are totally random (100 Billion to be exact), and might not be always worth it.
The Bonus feature or “Pick and Click” option are what make this Book of… game stand out, but it comes at a cost and most importantly, variable RTP percentages.
There is no gamble feature in this game, but there is a pick and click “Booster” feature that offers a shot at a Bonus feature. The rest is just good old-fashioned reels and spins with good graphics and an OK soundtrack.
Responsible Play – Adults Only Game
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18+ only. Welcome Bonuses refer to New players only. Wagering requirements always apply unless specified. Bonuses, RTP %, Providers, Casinos, Games and Wagering requirements may change depending on where you play. Free games and promotions are for funded players unless specified. Withdrawing funds requires proof of an ID. Always read full T&C’s before playing.
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