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Totem Island slot review

Added by Evoplay Entertainment. Information last updated: 28/05/2020

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Tester rating:

3.5 (1)

Game information

Game supplier:Evoplay Entertainment

Release date:04/2015

RTP:93%

Volatility:Medium

Max. win:bet x 1299

Mobile version:Support all devices

Highlights

Bonus game or special game

Stacked wilds

Wilds

Freespins

Re-spins

Themes

Fairy tales & fantasy

Horror

Travel

Halloween

3D

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Screenshots

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RTP (Return to player):
93%
Volatility:
Medium
Max. win:
bet x 1299

Bojoko score (compared to other slots on Bojoko)
39
Evoplay Entertainment score (compared to other slots of supplier)
25
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Slot tester's review: Trystan Michielsen

Slot tested

Totem Island shows us a macabre island filled with skulls and grizzly totems as the reels spin. With multipliers, Wilds and a Free Spins mode it might be worth adventuring to this island to see what it has to offer.

This slot was developed by Evoplay Entertainment and released in 2015. Even though that makes it quite old by video slot standards it still looks great. The background shows a dark, grim-looking tropical island while the 5-reel, 3-row playing field is flanked by different masks and skulls as well as an animated inhabitant of the island.

There is a lot of movement while the game plays, with the inhabitant randomly scratching his foot or jumping through a portal. When one of the 20 paylines hit a win, he gets showered by gold as the symbols themselves spin. The rest of the game is unfortunately not as animated but I think that’s more common.

The symbols used in the slot are all designed to fit the theme even though they also use card letters. Still, everything is made to look like it was either found or crafted on the island and I appreciate the effort.

Totem Island has some decent sound design to go with the animations. The jingles for when you win are rather standard but triggering the free spins mode or just playing the game will play a song that captures the rather dark but tropical setting of the game.

Symbols

The game features a wide collection of symbols but the slot hovers around Medium Volatility. I found this to fit my experience as well, not granting wins all the time but them being reasonably big when they did occur. Players can choose a bet between £0.20 and £400 per spin to balance out the reward a little.

The symbols are:

  • Bonus: Get 3 or more Bonus symbols to activate the Free Spins mode.
  • Scatter: Get 3 or more Scatter Symbols to receive 20 free spins. If Scatter and Wild appear at the same time then Scatter stays in place during the Respin. Max 5x your bet with five-of-a-kind on the screen.
  • Wild: Wilds substitute all other symbols except Bonus and Scatter. Wilds will automatically trigger a Respin.
  • Blue Mask: Max. 20x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a winning bet line.
  • Red Mask: Max. 10x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a winning bet line.
  • Green Mask: Max. 5x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a winning bet line.
  • Ace: Max. 3x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a winning bet line.
  • King: Max. 1.5x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a winning bet line.
  • Queen: Max. 1x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a winning bet line.
  • Jack: Max. 0.75x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a winning bet line.
  • 10: Max. 0.5x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a winning bet line.

The game often grants more than one win at a time which is why the payouts are rather low, even for the five-of-a-kind wins. In general, I found my funds to go up but this is obviously not a guarantee.

Features

Totem Island doesn’t make use of the most original features but the ones that are there do offer some interesting change to the basic gameplay. Players that enjoy a classic slot with some variation will probably be enjoying these the most.

  • Stacked Wilds: Wilds substitute all regular symbols in the game. Wilds only appear on reel 3 and become Stacked. Getting a Stacked Wild will immediately grant the player 1 Respin.
  • Respins: Respins make the Stacked Wild sticky and spin the rest of the reels again. Getting a win will trigger another respin.
  • Free Spins: Getting 3 or more Scatter Symbols on the screen will activate the Free Spins mode with 20 free spins. It’s possible to get additional free spins during this mode.
  • Multiplier: After your free spins finish, players get the opportunity to pick a 2x or 3x multiplier to all their wins.
  • Bonus Game: With 3 Bonus Symbols on the screen the Bonus Game activates. Choose element stones until you get 3 stones of the same element to receive a coin win.

Because of the Stacked Wild that showed up quite regularly, getting more than a single win was quite common. The Stacked Wild also triggers a respin, making a win through that more likely as well. The gameplay is quick and simple with the autoplay and quick spin functionality both being easy to turn on and off.

Getting into the Free Spins mode wasn’t difficult and I triggered it regularly. During the free spins mode, the player receives 20 free spins. Wilds can appear but Bonus Symbols can’t. After the free spins are done the game shows us 3 cards, letting the player pick one. The cards hide a 2x multiplier, a 3x multiplier and another 20 free spins. Either of the multipliers is applied to the total win. It’s only possible to get these cards shown once, so you won’t get to chain free spins together forever.

The Bonus Game was a lot harder to get into. Once that happened, the game would show a field of 12 stones, hiding 3 sets of 4 colours. The player gets to pick stones until they have gotten 3 of the same colour and then receive the associated coin win.

I thought the features were simple enough to be quickly understood but offered enough to the gameplay to make it varied and interesting. Players should have no problem picking up on it and if you’re not a complete beginner they’ll point themselves out as you play.

In Conclusion

Totem Island is a good slot with a lot of character. I liked the animated character that flanks the playing field and the design that was put into the game. The sounds aren’t too special but still good and they fit the theme well too. The gameplay is also rather quick and easy, and I think a lot of regular players will have a good time with this slot.

The game has a max. win of 1,299x your bet which might not be the highest number out there but I feel it is a decent enough amount. Coupled with the ability to pick a bet this can make the total win quite big.

During my time playing, I got quite a lot of wins and my funds increased remarkably fast before dropping just as fast. Be aware of this as you play along. The volatility is listed as medium, but it did vary over the course of my time playing.

Overall rating:

3.5

Features

Wins and bets

RTP (Return to Player):93%

Volatility:Medium

Max. win:bet x 1299

Min. bet:£0.2

Max. bet:£400

Progressive jackpot:

Reels & playlines

Reels:5

Rows:3

Non-standard layout:

Max. lines:20

Min. lines:20

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Colossal symbols

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Bonus features

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Wilds

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Re-Spins

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Languages

You can play Totem Island in English, Chinese

Currencies

Totem Island supports GBP, EUR, RUB, USD

Stats

Release date 04/2015
61st newest on Evoplay Entertainment 1,814th newest on Bojoko
RTP 93% 2.86% < average
61st highest on Evoplay Entertainment 2,044th highest on Bojoko
Win up to 1299 x your bet
28th highest on Evoplay Entertainment 1,265th highest on Bojoko
Paylines 20 0% < average
22nd highest on Evoplay Entertainment 990th highest on Bojoko
Min bet £0.2 per spin
61st lowest on Evoplay Entertainment 1,090th lowest on Bojoko
Max bet £400 per spin
46th highest on Evoplay Entertainment 175th highest on Bojoko
Rated 0 by 0 members
3rd most rated on Evoplay Entertainment 39th most rated on Bojoko
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Trystan Michielsen

Trystan Michielsen

Trystan Michielsen is a Dutch native who started his career as a content writer for various small businesses who were interested in creating an online presence.

When the opportunity arose to move to Malta and work in the iGaming sector, Trystan didn't hesitate to make the plunge. Here he worked as a Content and SEO specialist for different companies before moving back home.

Now acting as a freelancer he maintains his connection with the online slot community by playing and reviewing the wide variety of videoslots that are released.

Trystan enjoys playing the slots that offer a full experience, focusing on more than just the technical details but keeping an eye on its presentation. Graphics, music and style can create a game that's more than the sum of its parts.

A writer at heart, putting thoughts to paper is something he's done for as long as he remembers. In his free time, he enjoys writing fiction as well as watching and reviewing movies.

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Game supplier:Evoplay Entertainment

Release date:04/2015

RTP (Return to player):93%

Max. win:bet x 1299

Mobile version:Yes

User rating: 0
Tester rating: 3.5

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