The horrors of the night will keep you wide awake in the Creatures from the Black Lagoon slot machine game by NetEnt. Creatures from the Black Lagoon is a 5-reel and 20 fixed payline slot game that features Wild Substitutions, Sticky Wilds, Spreading Wilds, Free Spins and Re-Spins.
Creatures from the Black Lagoon is a horror themed slot game inspired from the 1954 horror movie, the creature from the dark lagoon. This video slot will evoke the right about of fear and terror. The reels are made of brown paper and they set against a lagoon background with trees in the distance. The music played get your adrenaline pumping, the 1950’s adventure themed music is mixed with frog, insects and bird soundtracks.
The four characters in the movie are the high paying symbols, they include Kay, David, Carl and Lucas. You definitely want to be Kay in this game as she is the highest paying symbol and offers 1,500x your bet for a five of a kind. The binoculars, a scuba diving air tank, a twin lens reflex camera and a hunting knife are the low paying symbols. All wins pay from left to right and only the bet from the highest win per bet line is paid. The theoretical return of a player in this video slot is 96.46%. Try to stay in the game and not get killed off like mark and the water creature.
The Wild symbols appear at random on the reels and they substitute for all other symbols except for the Free Spin symbol and the Target symbol. There are three kinds of Wild symbols in this game, Spreading Wild 1, Spreading Wild 2, and the Wild symbol.
Spreading Wild 1: The Wild symbols on the reels spread horizontally 1 position to the left. The Wild symbols remain sticky on the reels for 1 Re-spin.
Spreading Wild 2: The Wild symbols on the reels spread horizontally 1 position to the left and the right. The Wild symbols remain sticky on the reels for 1 Re-spin.
In the Free Spins mode or in the main game, the Wild symbols appear sticky and remain on the reels when there is a re-spin. During the Re-spin, all Wild symbols already on the reels and Wild symbols that land during the re-spin hold their positions. The Re-spin ends when no new Wild symbol lands on the reels. In the Free Spins mode only, during the health meter activity, the Wild symbols appear at random on specific reels.
Level 1: Wilds appear on reels 1 - 4 only.
Level 2 - 4: Wilds appear on reels 2, 3 and 4 only.
The Wild symbol substitutes for the highest possible winning combination on a bet line.
The Target symbol appears at random on reel 5 only, during the Free Spins feature. The Target symbols make the creature of the dark lagoon appear on the reels. The Target symbol appears on the reels along with the creature symbol, who appears on the right side of the screen and gets shot. As the health of the creature deteriorates with more hits, the health meter at the bottom right corner of the screen reaches a new level. The levels are as follows.
All Wilds that appear on the reels during the additional Free Spins will spread horizontally by 1 position on the reels, to the left and the right. If a Wild symbol on reel 4 spreads 1 position onto a Target symbol on reel 5, both symbols will act Wilds and Targets only. The Wilds in level 1 that unlocks levels 2 and 3 will not act as 1st and 2nd spreading Wild. No Target symbol can be collected after level 4.
The Free Spins feature is triggered in the main game only and it is activated when 3 or more Free Spins symbols land at random on the reels. The number of Free Spins awarded depends on the number of Free Spin symbols on the reels.
At the end of the Free Spins mode, the game is reverted back the to the round that activated the Free Spins.