Hercules 10K Ways
Welcome to HERCULES 10K Ways™ Video Slot.
ABOUT THE GAME
HERCULES 10K Ways™ is a 10K Ways™ slot game with up to 10,000 ways to win.
HOW TO PLAY
- Pick your bet amount and push spin button.
- Spin Button - Places a bet then spins the reels.
- Menu Button - Opens a window where the player can view info pages; go to lobby; change bets; configure autoplay (if available) and adjust game settings. It defaults to info pages.
- Balance Meter - Display the player's current balance.
- Total Bet Meter - Display the total wager staked.
- Win Meter - Display the current win amount.
- Info Button - Display info pages.
- Return to Game Button - Go back to Base Game.
- Home Button - Go to Lobby. Configurable per operator.
- Autoplay Button (if available) - Opens Autoplay configuration window where the player can select the desired number of autoplay and start autoplay.
- Stop Autoplay Button (if available) - Stops autoplay. Number of autoplays remaining will be shown over the button.
- Bet Settings Button - Opens Bet configuration window, where player can select the desired bet amount.
- Game Settings Button - Open Game settings configuration window, where the player can adjust the following: turn sounds On or Off; Turn background music On or Off; Turn full screen mode On or Off (if available); Turn left hand mode On or Off (if available).
- Sound Buttons - turn sound On or Off respectively.
- Space bar - Pressing the space bar will initiate Spin.
- Bonus Meters - Shows Bonus amounts.
- Hercules' Life Meter - Display's Hercules' remaining Life Points
- Opponent's Life Meter - Display's Opponent's remaining Life Points
- HERCULES substitutes for all symbols except GOLDEN APPLE.
- During the base game, HERCULES only appears on the top reel.
- 5 or more GOLDEN APPLES trigger the Hercules Battle Spins Feature.
GOLDEN APPLE BONUSES
- Each GOLDEN APPLE awards a prize or bonus in the Hercules Battle Spins Feature.
HERCULES BATTLE SPINS FEATURE
- Hercules Battle Spins Feature is triggered when 5 or more GOLDEN APPLE appear.
- The prize on each GOLDEN APPLE is paid.
- Each GOLDEN APPLE awards Hercules 1 Life point up to a maximum of 10.
- The first OPPONENT is revealed and his Life points are displayed.
- Order of OPPONENTS is BOAR, HYDRA, CERBERUS then LION.
- BOAR, HYDRA, CERBERUS and LION start with 3, 4, 5 and 6 Life points respectively.
- MONSTER symbols are BOAR, HYDRA, CERBERUS and LION.
- Only the MONSTER symbol that matches the current OPPONENT appears in any Hercules Battle Spins Feature spin.
- A Battle Round is triggered.
- In each Battle Round, 3 spins are awarded.
- The reel display is cleared at the start of each Battle Round.
- All positions are spun and will display either a HERCULES, MONSTER or BLANK symbol.
- HERCULES symbols will display a prize value.
- If a HERCULES or MONSTER symbol appears in a position then that position is locked and doesn't spin for the remainder of the Battle Round.
- When all spins are complete, or all symbol positions on the reel display are filled, the Battle Round ends.
- After the Battle Round ends, the reel display is processed from left-to-right and top-to-bottom.
- When a MONSTER symbol is processed it reduces Hercules' LIFE points by 1.
- When a HERCULES symbol is processed, it reduces the OPPONENT's LIFE points by 1 and awards the prize on the symbol.
- If HERCULES' LIFE reaches 0 before all symbols are processed then symbol processing stops.
- If HERCULES' LIFE reaches 0 then the feature is concluded.
- If the OPPONENT's LIFE reaches 0 before all symbols are processed, any remaining unprocessed HERCULES symbols change to GOLDEN APPLEs.
- When a GOLDEN APPLE is processed, it raises Hercules' LIFE by 1 point up to a maximum of 10, and awards the prize on the symbol.
- If the OPPONENT's life reaches 0 then the next opponent is revealed and its LIFE points are displayed.
- If HERCULES' life is greater than 0 then a new Battle Round is triggered.
- If the LION OPPONENT's life reaches 0, then a Victory Prize is paid and the feature ends.
- The Victory Prize is guaranteed to be a Grand, Major, Minor or Mini bonus.
- GOLDEN APPLEs and HERCULES (during Hercules Battle Spins Feature) display a Grand, Major, Minor or Mini Bonus, or a Non-Bonus Prize.
- Grand bonus prize is 2000 x total bet.
- Major bonus prize is 250 x total bet.
- Minor bonus prize is 50 x total bet.
- Mini bonus prize is 10 x total bet.
- Non-bonus prizes range from 1 to 100 x total bet.
- Bonus prizes are not progressive.
- Hercules Battle Spins Feature is played at the bet of the triggering spin.
- Symbol pays shown in the paytable are not awarded during Hercules Battle Spins Feature.
- Player selects a Total Bet size to play 10,000 ways.
- Payouts are made according to the paytable.
- All wins are multiplied by total bet.
- Non-bonus prizes displayed over GOLDEN APPLE symbols have already been multiplied by total bet amount.
- Highest win paid per winning combination.
- Coinciding wins are added.
- Only positions containing the winning symbol are used in determining the win for that symbol.
- All wins begin with leftmost reel and pay left to right only on adjacent reels.
- HERCULES is wild and substitutes for all symbols except GOLDEN APPLE.
- HERCULES appears on the top reel only during base game.
- The top reel adds a symbol to the reel it is above for reels 2, 3, 4 and 5.
- Every winning symbol (except GOLDEN APPLE) explodes and is replaced by symbols coming from above on the reels and from the right in the top reel.
- Malfunction voids all pays and plays.
RETURN TO PLAYER
- The overall theoretical return to player is 94%
- The expected payback reflects the theoretical return across a very large number of spins by numerous players over an extended period of time and cannot be affected by the player's strategy.
- Pressing the Space bar will initiate Spin.
- If your game is interrupted during play, you may replay the game round after restarting the game within 24 hour/hours after interruption. After that time, any winnings from an interrupted game will be added to your account. If you choose to skip the replay, your win will be added to your balance immediately.
- In any situation where the replay functionality is not sufficient, please contact the support team of your gaming website.
- In the event of malfunction of the gaming hardware/software, all affected games, bets and payouts are rendered void and all affected bets are refunded.
Last modification date: 9/13/2023