Jack and the Beanstalk Touch is the 2014 mobile version of the original online slot that was released in 2011 by NetEnt. This is one of their Touch series mobile titles and is loosely based on the well-known fairy tale of the same name.
There is the standard five reel and three row grid featuring various symbols on the Jack and the Beanstalk Touch reels. The symbols include beanstalk playing card icons 10 to Ace and a variety of themed characters and items such as Jack himself, the two headed giant, a golden harp, a bag of gold coins, an axe and a watering can amongst others.
A maximum of 20 pay lines can be played with bets starting as little as 0.01 and reaching up to 200 coins. The spin icon on the left of the reels can be tapped on to spin the reels but tapping on the plus icon within it will activate the auto play and quick spin features. Tapping on the settings icon will activate the menu where all options are available including betting settings. This is where the betting levels and coin values can be decided upon.
Jack and the Beanstalk Touch has a maximum pay out of 1 000 to 10 000 coins depending on the betting level. It is possible to increase the jackpot up to 30 000 coins with a wild symbol win. The slot has multiple features that include walking wilds, scatter symbols, re-spins, multipliers and free spins.
The Walking Wild Symbol Feature
The Jack and the Beanstalk Touch mobile slot logo is the walking wild symbol that comes with a re-spin feature when it appears on the reels. When a wild symbol lands all other symbols change with the re-spin feature while the wild symbol remains in position.
Each re-spin sees the wild symbol moving one position to left until it reaches the first reel and then ends the feature after the reel one re-spin. Any winning combination the wild symbol is a part of is multiplied with a 3x multiplier.
Free Spins and Bonus Key Symbol
Treasure boxes filled with magic beans are the Jack and the Beanstalk Touch scatter symbols. At least three appearing scattered on the reels will award ten free spins. The walking wild feature is available during this round with its 3x multiplier.
Like bonus symbol in many iPhone pokies NZ, an additional symbol, the key, is a bonus symbol that only appears during the free spins round. Every key symbol that lands is collected and once a particular number of keys are collected a special wild feature comes into play.
When three keys are collected the bag of gold coins becomes an extra wild symbol. Six key symbols collected brings about the golden goose wild symbol which appears stacked, two or three times, in any position on the reels. If nine key symbols are collected the golden harp becomes a guaranteed expanding wild symbol covering all three positions on the respective reel.
The Jack and the Beanstalk Touch special wild symbols all act the same as the regular wild symbol and move one position to the left with every spin.