Buffalo Spirit – Full Game Details
Every now and then, we come across a slot game and there really is just nothing nice to say about it. But sorry Mum, your rule to not say anything at all just doesn’t apply to the world of online review writing, particularly when it comes to this vaguely western-themed game from developer, Scientific Games. See if you can see what we mean in the free demo of the slot below.
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An Overview of the Rules and Features
Ah, the old west. Full of gorgeous – yet dangerous – creatures roaming the countryside, searching for a patch of shade to rest before the dusty horizon. Just thinking of it brings spectacular imagery to mind, of the ‘cowboys and Indians’ films of yore. That’s exactly the ambience we assume that Scientific Games is going for with this game, but oh no. Way off the mark, lads. Yes, the wild beasts are here and featured, but are frozen in pixel-art that looks like it was created using a Commodore 64. The eagle, snake, lizard, and mighty Buffalo Spirit itself are immortalised as slightly awkward versions of their proper majestic selves, doomed to roll on this five-reel, three-row slot for eternity. Don’t rely on a beautifully ambient soundtrack to win you back either – the only sounds to hear are clanking effects on the click of a spin button, or the tortured moo of the namesake animal should its role as a Wild symbol become apparent. Even the standard playing card symbols aren’t quite right – usually we find the King, Queen and Jack in play, but in this game, they’re instead represented by the card suits. Not that there’s anything wrong with that per se, but it’s just the shrivelled cherry on top of this disaster of a game. Our last hope: are there any bonus games, or free spins to bring this catastrophe of a game back from the brink? Sorry, nope. Nada. Sure, if you’re looking for a slot game to play online and you literally can’t be bothered to find another among the thousands of options out there, this is still a slot game that fulfils its fundamental purpose. Just don’t look for anything more than that, and for the love of God please click the mute button. Trust us.
|Lines Pay||Left to right|
|Bet per Spin||£0.30 - £90|
|Return to Player||95.97%|
|Wild||Yes: Replaces all but feature|
|Maximum Win||Yes: x45,000|
|Special Features||Yes: None|
All Symbols and Payouts
|Symbol||3 Symbols||4 Symbols||5 Symbols|
Take a look at a Demo Video
Conclusion – So Bad it’s Bad
Somehow, all of the negative aspects to the Buffalo Spirit game still don’t add up to the magical “so bad it’s good” description. The awful graphics and terrible sound effects are barely helped with what is honestly a not terrible return to player (RTP) percentage of 95.97% leave a lot to be desired. We had a really difficult time trying to identify a significantly positive selling point about this Scientific Games slot but have come up empty-handed. Is there something you enjoyed? Tell us in the comments below.