The True Sheriff Slot Review
The True Sheriff Slot by BetSoft is one based around the Wild West, featuring such symbols as a sheriff’s badge, a gun and an evil looking bad guy. The large chinned (check out that chin!) sheriff is the main character in the game, and stands beside the slot throughout, this animated character giving the game a humourous feel.
In this review I start off by looking at the options you’ll have when playing and the basic gameplay. I then move on to detail the bonus features you’ll find in the game, including the very impressive showdown feature. I finish by giving an overall summary of the slot.
True Sheriff Slot – The Basics
The True Sheriff slot has 5 reels and 30 pay lines. The number of lines you can play is customisable, with the option of playing as few as just one, although the default setting is the full 30. You’ll choose both the number of credits and the coin size per credit by using a slider which will tell you the total amount you’ll spend on each spin. You’ll also be able to set the game to auto play – with a maximum amount of 100 auto play spins.
To achieve a win on this slot, you’ll need to land consecutive symbols from left to right on a pay line. Every symbol will need to land at least 3 times in a row at this slot, although you’ll obviously win the biggest prizes when you hit 5. The sheriff himself is the top paying symbol, followed by the evil bad guy, an elderly character with a moustache and the female character who works in the saloon. You’ll also find the playing card symbols from 10 to Ace.
True Sheriff Slots – Features
The first feature in the game is activated by landing the gun symbol on the centre reel. This will see the Sheriff pull out his gun and shoot a random number of symbols on the slot – all of these will now become wild and the slot will spin instantly. If 3 or more wild symbols appear on a pay line you’ll also win a prize – a 3,000 coin prize for 5 in a row.
There is also a free spins mode activated by the sheriff’s badge. This is a scatter symbol, although not in the normal way – here you’ll have to land this symbol on at least 3 consecutive reels from left to right and not anywhere on the slot. You’ll receive 10, 12 or 15 free spins (when landing 3, 4 or 5 symbols) as well as an instant prize. During this round you’ll see a meter which will register each sheriff’s badge you receive during the free spins – the more badges you have, the larger prize you’ll win.
After each win you can choose to double up. When choosing this option you’ll go to a card game with the elderly guy and pick whether the next card will be red or black – get it right and you’ve doubled your money.
The final feature sees you enter a showdown. This feature is worth entering just to see the impressive animation, let alone what you can win. This is activated when the gun symbol lands in between the sheriff and the bad guy on an active pay line on reels 1, 2 and 3. During the showdown itself you’ll pick heads or tails – get it wrong twice and the round is over, but the more times you are successful can see the bigger win you’ll receive.
True Sheriff Slot – Overview
This slot is a highly playable one. Firstly it looks great – the animated characters keep you entertained and the slot is extremely smooth. There are enough features to keep you involved and the main bonus feature sees one of the best animations you’ll find online – a truly cinematic bonus round. There are thousands of slots online, but this certainly beats the majority of them – a must play.