Second Time Luckier!
Quickspin serves up a band of outlaws who are back for another slot adventure called Sticky Bandits Wild Return. Played using a 5 reel, 40 pay lines, the Wild West themed adventure combines top-notch design with lots of extras and special features. Look out for the awesome colossal symbols, and spins on the Quick Slot Machine can pay out up to 500x your triggering bet as well as free spins rounds with sticky wilds. You can play on all devices and betting ranges from 20p to £100 a spin.
Design and theme
As usual for Quickspin, lots of effort has been put into the overall design of Sticky Bandits Wild Return slots, and with a saloon bar set in the background, you can see symbols like the high value playing cards, A to J, as well as boxes of expensive cigars, glasses of whiskey and the 3 bandits symbols. The best of the lot is the cigar-chomping cowgirl who gives you 0.75x, 1.5x or 10x your bet if you get 3, 4 or 5 on the pay lines. The three bandit icons can appear as single or in colossal symbols from 2×2 to 3×3 the standard reel size, which is called the Massive Symbols feature.
Payouts, gameplay and special symbols
The same payouts are on available for the wild symbol, which can replace all the standard game symbols. There are two more bonus features on offer. The Quick Slot Bonus feature, and if you get the one-armed bandit icon on reel 5 you trigger the round. You then receive 1, 2 or 3 free spins on a unique set of mini-reels. They offer payouts of between 4 and 500 times your bet per spin if you land 3 matching symbols. Lucky Shot Free Spins Bonus feature – to activate this round, you’ll need to land 3 scatters on the same spin. Your reward is 7 free spins. Every time a bandit symbols lands during the free spins, a shot is fired on the reels. If it hits a standard game symbol, it will turn into a wild, and if it hits a standard wild, it will turn into a sticky wild and locks into position for the rest of the round. The sequel is very nicely done, and the visuals have a really classy look to them. The features really impress too, and the Quick Slot Bonus feature is an excellent addition. The free spins round offer dependable potential thanks to the colossal symbols and sticky wilds add more action. Put all of that together and the game becomes a very enjoyable take on the classic western theme, where you can win up to 1,145 times your stake. The slot background is a cowboy saloon, where you can see all the characters. This game has excellent and intricate detail of artwork and visuals, which all ties in with the theme well. There are 3 main game characters which are the 3 premium paying symbols. These characters originate from the original release, and the slot setup uses 5 reels, 4 rows, and 40 fixed pay lines. Sticky Bandits Wild Return has a low to medium volatility, and the max win is capped at 1,145x your stake. The RTP is set at 96.22%.
Paytable and Bonus Features
The slot uses 12 symbols in total, including 4 low paying ones represented by J, Q, K, And A. Each symbol uses a different coloured font with no background, and there are 5 premium symbols represented by boxes of cigars, whiskey bottles and 4 gold-bordered bandits. The 3 bandits may appear as expanded symbols, covering 2×2 or 3×3 the size of the standard reels. There is a wild symbol which can appear sticky or normal, and a skull scatter symbol and quick slot symbol. The first feature is the quick slot bonus, and landing a quick symbol on reel 5 during the base game will award you 1 to 3 spins on the quick slot machine. You can win up to 500x your stake during the feature. The free spins feature is activated whenever you land 3 bonus scatter symbols on any reels. That will award you seven free spins, during these spins anytime a bandit character appears on the reels a lucky shot is fired. This lucky shot transforms a random symbol, bandit symbols will turn into a sticky wild. Other symbols will transform into regular wilds.