Based on Norse mythology, Riches of Midgard: Land and Expand is a 3-reel, 9-payline slot machine coming from the NetEnt creative kitchen. The 2020 title uses an innovative mechanics that expands the reels to offer up to 29 paylines in the free spins feature. It is a medium to high volatility slot paying up to 435x the bet in a single spin.
Cartoonish graphics and a cinematic soundtrack are what you will notice as soon as you load the game. It may take time to figure out how the Land and Expand feature functions. Yet, once you do, you will enjoy the gameplay and multiple opportunities to win. Besides free spins, the game also offers respins where triggering symbols pay even when scattered.
Play Riches of Midgard: Land and Expand
Take a trip to Midgard and enjoy the serene scenery in the backdrop of the reels looking as if they were made of wood. They are part of a Viking catapult and house high-paying icons depicted as Norse deities Odin, Thor and Freya. Mid-value symbols are represented as horns and meat joint while playing card royals make up the lower ends of the paytable. In the base game, the only special symbol appearing on the reels is Thor’s Hammer Scatter.
How to Play
Initially, the game is played on a 3x3 layout with 9 paylines. To start winning, you need to wager 10 coins, with total wagers varying from $0.10 up to $200 per spin.
The Autoplay feature is included, allowing you to activate up to 1,000 automatic spins.
Land at least 2 high-value or 3 low-value symbols on the reels left to right and you will win a prize.
Strategy & Tips
On either side of the reels, you will notice the so-called Hot Spot Reels that spin with the regular reels but do not pay prizes. However, when you land two matching symbols on them and two regular reels, you will unlock the Land and Expand feature that awards a respin with triggering symbols expanding to cover entire reels and remain in their positions for a respin. These symbols pay when scattered.
Keep an eye on Thor’s Hammer Scatter as 3 of these award 8 free spins. Whenever Scatter hits the reel 3 within the feature, you are granted 2 extra freebies and extra rows above or below the regular reels will be unlocked. This can lead to up to 29 paylines. Besides, you can benefit from Wild appearing on the left Hot Spot Reel and the land and Expand feature.
Set off on a wild adventure with Norse gods from the comfort of your home or on the go, as the game is fully optimised for mobile play. Whether you play it on your desktop or handheld device, you can hit up to 435x the bet in a single spin.