The WowPot part of the title might seem familiar, as this isn’t the only game featuring this style of jackpot. However, what can the Book of Atem slot game offer? Are there any appealing reasons to play this game?
There are, and we’ll get them all into this game review for you. The first image of the game, seen on the title screen, gives you a circular disc with wedges in many colors. But what lies beyond that disc? We are about to find out.
Developer details for this game
This one comes from Microgaming. You may have heard of them, yes? We guessed you may have done – they’re behind hundreds of successful slots. They released the game, but it was created by All41 Studios, so it is a bit of a joint venture, this one.
Can you play a practice version to see what you think?
You can, and that’s the case with most games from Microgaming. It’s ideal to check out the demo before attempting to spin the reels with a proper cash wager in place.
What’s the theme?
You may have figured it out from the title, although it’s not the most obvious one we’ve seen for a slot set in ancient Egypt. The titular Atem character was one of the Pharaohs, so that makes sense. Once you know that, you won’t be surprised to see him appear on the reels.
The game is beautifully designed
It sure is, giving you a stunning Egyptian background complete with a pool, ancient buildings, and palm trees. You can see the game reels over the top of that setting. There are many colors here, but none are overpowering. It’s a superb contrast to many other vibrant games set in these times. We far prefer the look achieved here.
Let’s get to grips with some facts about Book of Atem WowPot slots
Right – let’s get that WowPot bit out of the way first. We’re sure you’re curious about it. This is the biggest jackpot in the game. it’s a progressive, as are the other three smaller jackpots below this. They’re labeled more plainly as the Mini, Minor, and Major pots.
There are five reels with three symbols per reel making up the game screen itself. You’ll see a book appearing on those reels, and as you might have figured out, this is the wild symbol. It replaces everything too – and it pulls double duty here as the scatter.
How many paylines does the game have?
There are 10 fixed lines in this game, so that makes it a superb choice for those who like to cover all the lines and yet still have an affordable game to play.
Are you ready to place your bets?
The Book of Atem WowPot slot game has plenty of variety in the coin values. The cheapest spin wager is just 10 cents, but you can go higher than that to reach $25 per spin if you wish.
Have you read the paytable?
You should do this before you begin playing the game. It’s handy to read even before trying the demo. Everything the game can offer is in there.
Watch for a chance to play the jackpot bonus
Yes, this is the WowPot Jackpot event. You need the combined wild-scatter icon to unlock the bonus, but the game randomly triggers it. You won’t always see it when you land a wild book anywhere. This is not going to be the easiest of rounds to unlock either, because anyone who reaches it is going to walk away one of the four progressive jackpots.
The wheel you saw in the game logo is the wheel appearing in this round. Every other segment on the wheel is blue, and this lands the mini jackpot. There are six green segments, any one of which would land you the minor jackpot. If the wheel stopped on one of the three red segments, the major jackpot would be yours. And as you might have worked out, the solo yellow segment is the key to scooping the WowPot. The starting value of this is £2 million British pounds, so this really is a life changer.
You can look out for some free spins too
As you might guess, three or more of the scattered books turning up in the same spin are going to bring you 10 free games to play. As with many other book-themed slots, this one allocates a random symbol to act as an expanding icon throughout these spins. This is done at random. It is also possible to trigger another set of spins before you finish the first set. If you manage to do this, you’ll simply have another 10 spins added to your remaining amount.
RTP is lower than for a standard slot
You may have noticed that the return to player percentage is typically lower for progressive slots, especially where the multiple progressive games are concerned. The value for this game is confirmed as 93.5%.
Our rating for Book of Atem WowPot
This is a superb slot that looks far superior to many other book-themed slots we have seen. The multiple jackpot feature – even though few players are going to reach that bonus round – is a thrill to have, and the other features mean this deserves 8/10.
We’ve heard of the first WowPot winner…
Yes, one fortunate player in the UK managed to scoop the WowPot in the middle of April 2021. They won over £15.1 million! That is around $20.9 million in US dollars.
Play the demo to experience a slice of ancient Egypt
You could happily try the demo version of the game and enjoy that for what it is, even without playing for the jackpots. It’s an appealing game for sure.
Play for real for a shot at a jackpot…
At just 10 cents per play, you could be one of the fortunate players to claim one of those jackpots. Few will ever get their hands on the WowPot itself, but even the other jackpots make this a memorable game.
Playing the game on mobile platforms
This is easy to do as the game works on HTML5 technology. You don’t need to know how it works – only that it does, and it looks superb no matter how you access it.