Jeff & Scully Slot Review 2024

In the world of slots, where themes range from ancient civilizations to mythical creatures, and the timeless Wild West theme, there emerges a unique and enigmatic duo – Jeff and Scully. These two characters are the stars of an electrifying slot game created by ELK Studios. But, unlike the typical themes you might encounter, their world is shrouded in mystery and intrigue.

In Jeff & Scully, we seem to be unwittingly pulled into a world of conspiracy theories. The rabbit hole goes deep, and we’re along for the ride.

Our first impressions of Jeff & Scully were mixed. It’s quite an odd world crafted by ELK Studios, and unlike many of their instalments, it doesn’t quite tie into what they’ve made before. An original release is always welcome, but will we warm to the weird world of Jeff & Scully? Let’s find out.

Jeff & Scully Base Game

Jeff & Scully Base Game and Features

Jeff & Scully is a 7×7 Video Slot with Area Wins in play. Winning combinations are formed when 4 or more of the same symbols form an area of rectangles or squares, triggering a win for the number of cells in 3×3, 3×5, 4×7, ect.

The minimum bet available here is £.€0.20 per spin and the maximum bet available is £.€100 per spin, with plenty of other options in between the two. Jeff & Scully has a theoretical RTP of 94% and a max win cap of 10,000x.

In terms of symbols, the highest paying regular symbol here is Jeff, followed by Scully, the Astronaut, and JFK symbol. Low-paying symbols fall to Pyramids, Aliens, Cows, and Planes.

Wilds substitute for all High and Low-paying symbols from the paytable. A rectangle with only Wild symbols in the corners will not pay or trigger a feature.

Each time an Area Win forms, a Redrop will be awarded. When this happens, all Multipliers, Instant Pay Coins, Scatters, and Wilds will remain on the grid at this time.

Game Provider Elk Studios
Maximum Bet 100
Maximum Win 10,000x
Paylines Area Wins
Release Date 24/10/2023
RTP 94.00%
Mechanics Video Slot
Volatility Mid - High
Reels 7x7
Minimum Bet 0.20

Feature Symbols

Multiplier symbols in a winning area will Multiply the total win amount. If more than one Multiplier is used as part of the same area win, both their multiplier values will be added together then applied.

If an Instant Pay Coin is inside a win area, it will pay out their own seperate payout. Area Wins of 24 symbols or more will cause Multipliers and Instant Pay Coins to increase in value.

Triggering a Jeff area win triggers a special Jeff Feature that pays an area win for each symbol in the area, excluding Jeff and Scully symbols. Scully area wins trigger the special Scully Feature which swaps up to 3 pairs of symbols to award additional area wins. Also present are Blocker symbols which are non-winning symbols that cannot create a winning area.

Jeff & Scully Bonus Game

Bonus Game

Collecting 3 Diamond Scatters from winning areas in the base game triggers the Bonus Game, awarding 10 Free Spins/Drops.

The Bonus Game will begin with a new symbol set, except for Multipliers and Instant Pay Coins which will remain the same. During this round, both the Multipliers and Instant Pay Coins will remain sticky for the duration of the round.

Collecting 3 or 4 Diamond Scatters during this time will award an additional +10 Free Spins/Drops. A regular Bonus Game can be upgraded to the Super Bonus, but the Super Bonus cannot be upgraded or downgraded at any point.

Super Bonus Game

Collecting 4 Diamond Scatters from winning areas triggers the Super Bonus Game, awarding 10 Free Spins/Drops.

During the Super Bonus, Multiplier and Instant Pay Coin values are counted up with their initial value for every new Drop, capped at 666. Please note, the Max Win Pay Coin cannot increase its value.

Collecting 3 or 4 Diamond Scatters during this time will award an additional +10 Free Spins/Drops.

Jeff & Scully Super Bonus Game

Jeff & Scully X-iter

Those outside the UK will have access to ELK Studios’ X-iter Feature. Players will be able to access 5 Bonus Buy options as follows.

  • Bonus Hunt – Purchase a game round with a Diamond Scatter already collected, with a higher chance of triggering a Free Spins round for 3x your bet.
  • Max Grid – Play with a full grid of symbols (excluding Blockers) for 10x your bet.
  • Jeff or Scully – Guaranteed trigger of Jeff or Scully Feature, and any Bonus Game will trigger either of these features in each Drop for 25x your bet.
  • Bonus Game – Triggers the Bonus Game for 100x your bet.
  • Super Bonus Game – Triggers the Super Bonus Game for 500x your bet.

Jeff & Scully: Our Verdict

Jeff and Scully delivers an unexpected twist making it a worthwhile adventure for players seeking a unique gaming experience. While it may take a little time to fully appreciate, this game presents an intriguing blend of features that sets it apart.

ELK Studios are one of the few studios that likes to tamper with the idea of traditional gameplay, which is an admiral quality indeed. Too many are content with reskins, or ‘original’ releases with famliar mechanics, but not ELK. Innovation risks failure, and even if Jeff & Scully seems too different for some to appreciate, they go for it anyway. It took us a while to warm to Jeff & Scully, but it’s playble, entertaining and capable.

The 10,000x win potential puts it in line with their other games, neither overshadowing them or underperforming. X-iter features gives players a different way to experience the game, but of course, this is off limits for UK players.

Overall, Jeff & Scully certainly took us by surprise, but in a good way.