Books of Tao is an oriental html5 video slot that DreamTech Gaming released on July 23, 2020. Based on Taoism originator Lao Tzu’s ideology; other themes are dualism, classical elements, magic, Chinese mythology and philosophy, Feng shui, and meditation.
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Books of Tao’s rival games include Tao (December 2018) from KA Gaming, Eight Immortals (May 2016) from Toptrend Gaming, and Si Xiang (July 2015) from Playtech. One symbol (Lao Tzu) requires two, three, four, or five winning combinations. Nine symbols (yin and yang, wu lou gourd, jade carving, fly-whisk, sword, bonsai tree, water element, fire element, and earth element) require three, four, or five winning combinations.
Books of Tao Game Characteristics
Books of Tao’s partitioned 5X3 grid is set on the front wall of a predominantly red-and-turquoise pagoda in a cyan realm, with a darter bird perched on either side. It has ten left-to-right fixed paylines, ten symbols, ten coin values, X20 factor, ten total bets, free games’ repopulating reels, no bonus game, no side game, and regular payouts from X1 to X5000.
Books of Tao has one special symbol among its nine ordinary symbols. The special symbol, a free games-triggering scatter, is an octagonal gold-framed yin and yang. Ordinary symbols: wildly, white-haired philosopher Lao Tzu in a floral brown robe; floral wu lou gourd; jade carving; off-white fly-whisk; golden sword; green bonsai tree; blue water element; fire element; and earth element.
Books of Tao’s coin values: $0.01, $0.02, $0.05, $0.10, $0.20, $0.50, $1.00, $2.00, $3.00, and $5.00. Subjecting the aforementioned coin values to the X20 factor yields these total bets: $0.20 (minimum bet), $0.40, $1.00, $2.00, $4.00, $10.00, $20.00, $40.00, $60.00, and $100.00 (maximum bet).
Betting $100.00 yields these the Books of Tao payouts. Two, three, four, and five philosophers pay X10, X100, X1000, and X5000. Three, four, and five winning combinations: yin and yang pays X1, X5, and X100; gourd pays X80, X500, and X4000; jade carving pays X50, X200, and X2000; fly-whisk pays X40, X100, and X1000; sword pays X20, X50, and X300; bonsai tree pays X20, X40, and X250; water element, or fire element pays X10, X25, and X100; and earth element pays X10, X20, and X100.
Also, 3+ scattered yin and yang offer ten free games; a winning combination resulting from one of the three spinning symbols displayed on the cornice (near the roof) prompts the reels containing the said symbol to repopulate. Books of Tao’s non-progressive jackpot is $250000.00.
The good Books of Tao software: high volatility; mobile and desktop versions; supports the major browsers; Finnish, English, Dutch, Chinese, Italian, Norwegian, Russian, Swedish, and Thai languages; playing history; X10, X20, X50, and X100 bet win/loss limits; and 25, 50, 100, 250, 500, and 1000 autospins.
Sounds: ambient oriental instrumental; jingling, ringing, and whoosh sound effects. The animated 3D graphics: spinning yin and yang, dolly zoom, shaking fly-whisk, glitter effect, glow, golden lightning bolts, and flying darters.
Luck in Books of Tao
A game of chance, Books of Tao’s RTP rate is 96.51% and its house edge is 3.49%.