The Fruity Background
When you enter the game, you will enjoy the atmosphere of games arcade with the retro appeal of fruit symbols on the reels. The icons here include an orange lucky seven, golden bell, green bar sign, black bar sign, plum, orange, watermelon, grapes, lemon and cherries. Electronic sound effects also increase the excitement in the game and on every win a jingle plays. The background to the slot is a bright pinky purple colour to give it a colourful and bold feel.
The red ruby is the wild symbol here, which means it can stand in for the other icons in the game to give some extra potential wins. Unlike most slot games, this wild symbol can substitute for all the other symbols in the game so it is the most powerful icon.
This slot machine has 5 reels which are set out in the traditional rows of 3 symbols. You can choose to play 10, 20 or 30 payines for good flexibility. It is easy to alter your bet too by clicking the up and down buttons to move between coin sizes. You can bet from 50 credits per spin up to 1,000 credits per spin in total, which gives a good betting range to suit all players. The options to personalise your gameplay include a purple bet max button which automatically selects the highest stake at the touch of a button. You can also choose to play auto spins by pressing the ‘auto’ button – to return to manual play, just press the button again.
The rewards in Wild Rubies are quite good with the highest paying symbol being the red ruby of the game title, which pays up to 2,000,000 credits if you manage to hit 5 symbols on an active payline while playing max bet. The next symbol to aim for is the orange lucky seven and the black bar sign, which both pay up to 500,000 credits for 5 matching symbols.
The gold bell and green bar sign pay up to 250,000 and the waterlemon and grapes pay up to 200,000 credits. The lowest paying symbols are the other fruits which all pay 100,000 credits for 5 matches.
Although this game is lacking in features such as bonus games and free spins, what it does have plenty of are gamble opportunities. After any winning spin you can choose to accept your winnings or gamble them on the chance of an improvement.
You can pick one of two gamble games each time – the card game or the rewards ladder. In the card game, you have to pick a card colour form red and black – of you choose correctly you double your winnings, but a wrong choice means you lose the cash. The ladder game asks you to click on one of 2 ladder rungs representing a cash prize, keep clicking to try to climb to the top of the ladder but if you click at the wrong moment you could end up at the bottom and lose the money.
A Simple Retro-Style Slot Ideal for Risk-Takers
This simple slot from Bally Wulff is definitely one for fans of retro games. There are no special features here, although the basic payouts are good and if you keep hitting the red rubies you could end up with healthy bank balance. The graphics are simple but attractive with bright colours and the rubies give the game a luxury feel. The biggest draw in this slot comes from the gamble options which appear at the end of any winning spin. People who like to gamble and take risks will love the ability to chance their cash each spin and if you get lucky a few times in a row this could be highly lucrative.