When Bally Wulff released Hero’s Quest in December 2016, it became its first hero branded video slot. The other two suchlike games from the developer are The Land of Heroes (February 2017) and The Land of Heroes Golden Nights. Magic, medieval, Arthurian, and nobility are the themes. Also from Bally Wulff; Great Warrior, Fame and Honor, Roman Legion trilogy, and Shogun’s Secret series are relatable. Examples of rival games are Lucky Hero (2011) from GameScale, Hero’s War from WorldMatch, and Gonzo’s Quest (March 2010) from NetEnt.
knight, tiger, horse, wild pig, shield, sword, A, K, Q, and J require three, four, or five winning combinations; the crystal requires three winning combinations.
Hero Quest Game Characteristics
Hero’s Quest has a brown 5X4 grid, two sets of fixed pay lines, stacked Wild banners, bet-based payouts, up to 100 automated spins, and twelve symbols. Each of the fixed pay lines has its own set of bet sizes, resulting to 28 bet options. Hero’s Quest players have a choice of two pay lines: either 20 fixed pay lines, or 40 fixed pay lines. If using the 20 fixed pay lines, the regular payouts range from $0.05 to $3000.00; when using the 40 fixed pay lines, the regular payouts are between $0.05 and $600.00.
The two Hero’s Quest symbols: a brown banner with a white-and-turquoise “WILD” emblem—it substitutes; and the scatter is a glistening cyan crystal. Hero’s Quest has ten ordinary symbols—six high-paying and four low-paying. High-paying: an armored youthful knight, wearing a red headband and swinging a golden-handled sword; a personified huge tiger; smirking white horse; a white-and-blue shield embossed with a red horse; a brown wild pig; and a green-handled golden sword. Low-paying: red A; orange K; yellow Q; and green J.
The 40 pay lines have twelve optional bet sizes: $0.30, $0.60, 0.90, $1.20, $1.80, $3.00, $6.00, $9.00, $12.00, $18.00, $30.00, and $60.00. The 20 fixed pay lines have the highest and most bet sizes; its sixteen bet sizes are: $0.15 (minimum bet), $0.30, $0.45, $0.60, $0.90, $1.50, $3.00, $4.50, $6.00, $9.00, $15.00, $30.00, $45.00, $60.00, $90.00, and $150.00 (maximum bet).
Listed below are the Hero’s Quest payouts for three, four, and five winning combinations–based on the maximum bet both fixed pay lines. For its highest $60.00 bet, 40 pay lines yield these payouts: the knight pays $40.00, $150.00, and $600.00; the tiger has $30.00, $100.00, and $400.00; the horse, or wild pig, or shield, or sword gives $20.00, $80.00, and $300.00; A, or K, or Q, or J pays $10.00, $40.00, and $150.00.
For the $150.00 maximum bet, the 20 pay lines yield these highly payouts: the knight pays $200.00, $750.00, and $3000.00; the tiger has $150.00, $500.00, and $2000.00; the horse, or wild pig, or shield, or sword gives $100.00, $400.00, and $1500.00; A, or K, or Q, or J pays $50.00, $200.00, and $750.00.
Three crystals offer the ten free games, wherein the “WILD” banners form a stack; moreover, three back-to-back respins result to magic spins whereby the unlocking symbol gets stacked on the first reel.
The Hero’s Quest software is customizable, and has an uncluttered user interface and easily switchable lines. Specifically, its introductory ambient music and fast-paced piano chords sound effect have a medieval touch. The medieval scenery in the background aside; the striking animated 3D graphics include the knight swinging his sword, a jumping pig, and a magic effect shrouding the stacked symbols.
Luck in Hero Quest
Although merely a game of chance, Hero Quest has an attractive RTP rate of 96.09% and a house edge of 3.91%.