ALL ABOUT BRONCO SPIRIT SLOT
Pragmatic Play are delivering slots in all shapes and sizes right now. Having attempted to take on one of NetEnt’s all-time greats with a Dead or Alive-style high variance Western with Wild West Gold, and re-visited John Hunter in Book of Tut, they then dropped the frills to hit us hard with the no-nonsense high-risk Fruit Rainbow. And now we return to another familiar hunting ground with the American-prairie themed Bronco Spirit Slot game. If you’ve ever played Mustang Gold or Buffalo King then you’ll know what we’re talking about and you’ll recognise the style when you load up. It’s not a bad game, if a little simple and lacking any of the astronomic potential most slots fans now crave in their high risk games, with a top payout of just 2,5000x.
Let’s dive in to find out more.
GAME SET-UP, SYMBOLS AND GRAPHICS
Bronco Spirit, as the name suggests, is a slot game set way out in the American west, with deep rocky canyons in the background bathed in a deep red and orange light. It’s all backed by an atmospheric soundtrack to set the scene. The reel set is a 5×4 set on a deep blue tapestry. There are no less than 75 fixed paylines in play at all times.
The low value symbols are the card suits, spades, clubs, hearts and diamonds. The premium symbols are made up of camp fires, tomahawks, smoking pipes, drums, teepees, feather head dresses, a female native Indian, and the Bronco logo. The last is the highest paying symbol of the lot at 10x for five on a payline. The wild is also a high value symbol delivering 10x for five on a line as well as subbing in for all other symbols to create wins. However, note that the wild ONLY appears on the 10thspin in the base game, whilst it has a big role in the bonus round where it roams across the reels to spice up the action.
BRONCO SPIRIT SLOT RTP, VARIANCE AND PAYOUTS
Bronco Spirt is a medium-high variance slot so not on the top end of the scale unlike some of Pragmatic’s other recent releases. The wins will therefore come fairly regularly and can vary from small to around 2,000x + at the top end. It plays at a fairly average RTP of 96.51% and spins start at 25p per play. Wins are created by landing three or more identical symbols from left to right across the 75 paylines.
GAMEPLAY AND FEATURES
Gold Bronco Coin
During the base game whenever a Bronco Coin symbol lands on the reels it will add one more to the meter above the reels. After 9 spins the total number of coins displayed in the meter is returned to the reels as Wild symbols to produce extra wins on the 10thspin. Up to 20 wilds can be added to the reels in this way.
There is also a free spins round in Bronco Spirit, triggered by landing the Sunset Scatter symbol. You’ll need three or more to trigger the bonus round, with a choice of two formats to play with:
3 scatters: 15 free spins and 4 wilds OR 5 free spins with 7 wilds
4 scatters: 20 free spins with 4 wilds OR 10 free spins with 7 wilds
5 scatters: 45 free spins with 4 wilds OR 15 free spins with 7 wilds
The wilds in the bonus round are roaming and they will move between wilds before each spin. It is also possible to re-trigger the bonus round by landing more scatters at which point you will need to choose how many wilds to play with again. You can re-trigger an unlimited number of times.
Bronco Coin will appeal to a range of slots players though the payout potential is not high enough to please the very hard core, high risk fans. The action is fairly consistent and decent wins can be accrued in the base game through the Bronco Coin feature, though it’s really the bonus round and the roaming wilds that can deliver the big stuff. Nice graphics, simple gameplay and a decent little slot from Pragmatic. Have fun and gamble responsibly.