The Wizard of Oz is a high quality online video slot game powered by Williams Interactive. The game is based on the classic 1939 film and brings to life all the lovable characters including Dorothy, the scarecrow, the lion and the Tin Man. The game has a simple backdrop of a clear blue sky with the brightly coloured reels taking up most of the screen. The high quality graphics are accompanied by basic animation and a classic WMS casino sound effects.
A 5-Reel Slot Based on the Classic Film
The slot machine setup in The Wizard of Oz is based on the classic setup of 5 spinning reels with three rows and a total of 30 paylines. In this game, players can set the number of coins using a slider at the bottom of the screen. The coin denomination can be set from 0.30 coins all the way up to 150 coins per payline. The game also includes a number of casino bonuses features in the form of Wild symbols, Scatter symbols, free spins and a pick me bonus round.
Dorothy, the Tin Man, The Lion and the Scarecrow
On the reels, players will find all the classic characters from The Wizard of Oz film. The highest paying symbol of the game is the jackpot symbol of which five across will trigger the biggest payout of 400 coins on the minimum bet of 0.30 coins per payline. The second highest paying symbol is the game logo symbol followed by a smiling Dorothy, and then the three colourful travellers. The ruby slippers, wicked witch and Toto all pay out the same as does the hot air balloon, Dorothy’s house and the tornado.
Glenda and the Expanding Wild Symbol
The Wild symbol in The Wizard of Oz is the game logo. This symbol can be used to replace other game symbols to create a winning combination. The game also features a special expanding Wild. At any time during the base game, Glenda the good witch can float onto the screen in her pink bubble. She can then turn entire reels Wild creating more winning combinations.
Emerald City Bonus Feature
The emerald city symbol in The Wizard of Oz is the feature symbol. This is the key to activating the Oz pick-me bonus feature. To trigger the bonus, players must land 3 emerald city symbols on reels 1, 3 and 5 at the same time. Once triggered, players must choose one of the three symbols that are on the reels. Each symbol will trigger a separate bonus. One of symbols triggered the Winged Monkey feature which is the free spins bonus round. This is a standard free spins round with a randomly awarded number of spins.
The second bonus feature that can be chosen is the Road to the Emerald City. This is a standard bonus type feature where players must make their way to the Emerald city in order to win a large coin payout. The third bonus that can be chosen is a random coin prize. When this is chosen, the game will simply award the number of coins in the bonus and revert back to the base game round.