Released November 2019
The Aldo’s Journey slots game is produced by Yggdrasil Gaming. Yggdrasil Gaming take their name from Norse mythology where Yggdrasil is a magical tree where dragons lived and Odin sacrificed himself. Yggdrasil Gaming are one of the smaller slot development companies on the market at the moment – primarily focusing on lottery and scratch card game – and do not offer a full casino platform. They lease their games out to casinos using other platforms as a bolt on package. Yggdrasil Gaming publish the Return to Player/House Edge of their slots games within the game help file. The House Edge of Aldo’s Journey is 3.9%.
Aldo’s Journey is a 5 reel game that is 5 symbols high. The game has traditional paylines, using a total of 65, playing from left to right.
Wild – The Standard Wild symbol is a Gold Coin that will substitute for all symbols other than Free Spins symbols.
Journey Wild – The Journey Wild symbol is Aldo and will move around the reels with each spin, appear on either a different position on the same reel or an adjacent one.
Valuable Symbol – The most valuable symbol in this slot are any of the Gem symbols.
Free Spins – The Free Spins symbol is the “Compass”. 3 or more Free Spins symbols on the reels after a single spin will trigger the feature.
Wild Time – If you land the Journey Wild on the centre symbol position then you will trigger extra Wilds and a multiplier. You can add between 3 and 9 additional Wilds and a and a multiplier of x2 or x4 the bet. During the Free Spins you again have between 3 to 9 additional Wilds added to the reels but the multiplier (x1, x2 or x3) will be added to an existing multiplier and will be applied to every spin.
Free Spins – There are 5 different Free Spins Features for you to trigger, with 7 spins awarded in each of them. This will be determined by Aldo’s position on the reels when the Free Spins are triggered:
Italy Free Spins – With the Italy Free Spins you start with a x2 multiplier and with each spin that will increase by 1.
Mongolia Free Spins – With the Mongolia Free Spins one type of symbol is removed with every spin. If only 1 type of symbol is left you will gain a plus 1 to the multiplier.
Persia Free Spins – With the Persia Free Spins a Wild is thrown on the reels with every spins and it will stick in place for the remainder of the spins.
China Free Spins – With the China Free Spins, when the Wild Time feature is triggered a line of Wilds will form from the central symbol position. The multiplier also begins a x2 the bet.
Journey Free Spins – The Journey Free Spins begins with a x2 multiplier and depending on where Aldo is, that Free Spins mode is activated with each spin.