Game Review: Tally Ho
Game Type: Online Slots
Software Type: Real Time Gaming
Did you know that the expression “Tally Ho” originated in the Second World War, when British pilots used this expression to alarm other colleagues that they have spotted an enemy plane? Well, now that you do, perhaps you already have the bird’s eye view on what Tally Ho Video Slot is all about. Tally Ho is a Real Time Gaming offering that features a wild symbol, scatter symbol, free spins, and multipliers. It is a five-reel, 20-payline progressive video slot that takes pride on its 10,000 maximum coins jackpot. Its betting range starts from $0.01 and can go up to $100 while its coin bet range is from $0.01 up to $5. Its coin per line is 1, and it does not offer bonus games.
Tally Ho, an army-themed online video slot is ironically cheerful and quite fun to play than what most people imagine about army games. Playing the game is like engaging into the military since most if not all symbols present are related to the said armed force. The main symbols found on the reels are air-crafts, Aside from these, there is also an abundance of roundels, medals, military-inspired poker symbols, dashing uniformed ladies, compasses, and a strategic map. The substitute or wild symbol is the pilot while the scatter is the roundel.
The Display and Gaming Appearance
The background display of the game is a cartoon of army air-crafts that are seemingly ready to attack the enemies. A dashing display of the sun and the skies can be seen at the top most area. Meanwhile, the gaming display in itself follows the same configuration used in other Real Time Gaming video slots. At the top of the gaming window are the three display elements: Balance, Bet, and Win. Balance shows the remaining amount available in the virtual account of the player. Bet display the amount wagered, and Win shows the exact winning amount a player has obtained from a certain round. The Random Jackpot is located between the three display elements and the tabular reel gaming area. On both sides of the gaming window are the different pay lines in multi-color display. Finally, the gaming controls are found at the foot of the window. They are: Bet, AutoPlay, Lines, and Spin. A Help button can only be found at the bottom area in line with the gaming controls.
The Gameplay Features
If a player lacks a symbol for him to land a winning combination the substitute or wild symbol could be that alternative. The pilot substitute symbol, like what its designation says can substitute or replace all other gaming symbols except for the scatters. The wild symbols only appear on reels 2, 3, and 4, but once present can replace all other symbols in the said reels to ensure players with a sure-fire win. However, Tally Ho’s wild symbol does not come with multipliers. On the other hand, the scatter symbol can appear on any reel, and once it appears group of three or more can automatically unlock the free spin feature of the game. This free spin feature gives players 25 free spins, in which all prizes incurred are tripled.
Additional Features and Betting Options
Aside from the fact that the scatter symbols are re-trigger-able, players can rejoice whenever they play Tally Ho because of its progressive jackpot. They don’t need to learn how to pilot a plane, all it takes is for them to set the number of lines they are willing to play (the maximum is 20). The coin bet range for the lines start from $0.01 and can go up to $5. Betting amount can be as low as $0.01 or as high as $100 for every spin. No matter what tickles the fancy of players, they are sure to land the random jackpot prize because the game is a progressive video slot. And once they do, they don’t need to shout “Tally Ho” to alarm their colleagues rather scream the said expression to inform others that they have snagged the biggest loot.