Wild Rails Slot
Wild Rails is a 5×4 video slot from Play’n GO with 30 paylines. Released in 2019, this is a highly volatile game with an RTP percentage in the range of 84.57 – 96.53 and a maximum win of 5,000x total stake
The inspiration here is, as can be inferred from the title, trains, and to convey the message the developers have opted for a Gilded Age theme with steampunk elements. The standout feature of the slot are the reels that move horizontally instead of vertically to create the illusion of trains moving on tracks.
How to Play
Hop aboard the Wild Rails slot by first selecting a bet value in the range of $0.3 – $90. From the Autoplay menu, you can enable between 10 and 100 auto spins and set win / loss limits. The slot is also available in turbo mode for a more fast-paced gameplay; you can enable it by clicking on the lightning bolt symbol.
The highest payouts come from the Golden Train scatter, which activates the free spins, and the Wild that replaces all other symbols except the scatter. The high-paying symbols are the VIP passengers: two ladies and two gentlemen, while the symbols A – 10 complete the paytable.
There is not a lot of action going on in the base game, except for the wild trains that can appear at random. Each wild train brings up to five wild symbols and with up to four trains appearing on the screen, this means that the entire reels will be covered in wilds, yielding a payout of 900x your stake.
The Wild Rails slot’s bonus round is called Ticket to Free Spins. The feature is triggered by landing at least three, four, or five scatters that award five, seven, or ten free spins, respectively. During the free games, scatters become wild and each free spin begins with a guaranteed wild train. When you get four wild trains, you also get three more free spins and you can continue to collect scatters that unlock additional free spins and wild trains.
Wild Rails has a fresh feeling to it thanks to the horizontal reels and the theme inspired by the turn of the century wealth and tech advancements. However, when it comes to features or payouts, it loses steam in the base game. Essentially, it all comes down to the free spins round where the goal is to keep collecting scatters to power through as many free games as possible and increase your winnings with the wild trains feature.