Jewels of the Orient Online Video Slot
Jewels of the Orient is a colourful online video slot game powered by Microgaming. The game itself has an Asian/oriental theme and includes images oriental and Asian woman dressed in traditional clothing set against a brightly coloured background. The backdrop to the game is a picturesque view of a morning sunrise with a few traditional Pagodas silhouetted against the orange and yellow sky. The graphics and animation are pretty good and combined with the traditional oriental background music, creates a pleasant slot experience for all players.
5 Reel Oriental Themed Slot
As one of Microgaming’s smaller games, the slot setup in Jewels of the Orient takes a step back with just 5 spinning reels and 9 paylines in which players can form winning combinations. The reel symbols in this game are all oriental themed with the highest paying symbols being the traditionally dressed woman. Each Asian/oriental woman represents a colour and a country. The highest paying of these is the red Chinese woman, followed by the yellow Thai woman, the green Korean woman, the blue Indian woman and the pink Japanese woman.
High Paying Symbols
In the Jewels of the Orient slot game, there are only two symbols that round up the lower paying symbols of the game. These are the treasure chest and the green vase. In addition to the standard slot game, this slot also includes a number of bonus features in the form of a wild symbol, scatter symbols and a free spin bonus round. The wild symbol in this game is the game logo itself. The wild symbol can be used to substitute for any of the other game symbols in order to form a winning combination on an active payline with the exception of the pagoda scatter symbol.
Jackpot Wild Symbol
The wild symbol in Jewels of the Orient is also the highest paying symbol of the game. If players are lucky enough to land all 5 wild symbols across the reels on an active payline they will trigger the slot jackpot of a healthy 2 500 coins on a single bet. The scatter symbol in this game is the palace symbol and is the key to triggering the free spin bonus round. The palace scatter symbol also plays the role of a bet multiplier and can pay out in any position on the reels.
Free Spins with Multipliers and More
To trigger the free spin bonus round in Jewels of the Orient, players must land 3 or more palace scatter symbols anywhere on the reels. The more scatter symbols that trigger the bonus round, the more free spins are awarded. Once the bonus round has been triggered, players will be taken to a second screen. Here players must pick a box to determine the number of free spins, the spin multiplier and the total bet multiplier. 3 scatters awards 10-15 free spins with 1x-5x multiplier and a 5x-25x bet multiplier. 4 scatters awards 15-20 free spins plus a 1-5x multiplier plus a 20-100x bet multiplier. Finally all 5 scatters will award 20-40 free spins plus a 1-5x multiplier plus 50-120x bet multiplier.