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BattleStar Galactica is an online slot from MicroGaming, but it is first and foremost a blockbuster tv show from 2004. Though the succes did not spread to any country, it sure had a significant fanbase that will simultaneously want to play this version. But don’t worry, even if you never ever watched a single episode of BattleStar Galactica, there is still plenty to enjoy from this slot. The Battlestar Galactica slot has no less than three random triggering features in the base game alone: the Ion Storm that creates Wild Reels, The Run Mode that ‘pays both ways’ and the Fight Mode that gives extra Wilds. And then we haven’t even mentioned the bonus game with the potential of earning 4.860x your bet.
Battlestar Galactica Slot Mechanics
Like many MicroGaming slots, Battlestar Galactica is a 243-ways-to-win slot. The minimum bet of this slot is €0,30, which is average, while the maximum bet per spin is a considerably low €15. The eight main characters from the television series are the best paying symbols. Starbuck and Apollo are both good for a maximum of 13,33 x your bet, Baltar and Six are netting you 10x your bet, Held and Coltigh 6,67 and finally Ellen and Tyrol 3,33x. And like always, there are card symbols that pay a fraction of the main symbols. The Wild symbol serves as a joker and also pays well itself, 20x your bet for five of them. Wilds are ‘stacked’ on the reels, meaning you will get a better chance of spinning multiple winning combinations.
Bonus Star Galactica
Ion Storm will cause up to five reels to go “Wild”. Five “Wild Reels” will give you (243 x 20 =) 4,860 times your stake. With the maximum bet, that is € 72,900.00. The Run Mode ensures that combinations pay out on two sides: from left to right, but also from right to left. When the time bomb lands on the middle reel, each playing card turns into a “Mystery symbol”. Fight Mode can be triggered during “Run Mode”. Random symbols become Wild at random times during Fight Mode. Wilds can also split into two separate Wilds symbols. At least three “Battleship Galactica” symbols will give you 5 extra spins in Fight Mode.
Should you pick a fight in space?
First and foremost: The Battlestar Galactica Slot’s gameplay will not get boring. That doesn’t really matter though when the RTP is low, but it isn’t. 96,6% is more than decent and the max payout of 4860 your bet is nothing to sneeze at! All in all, we think this slot is one of the hits of MicroGaming that is not always getting the attention it deserves. It certainly deserves a try if you are looking for a new slot to play!