Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure is a Microgaming online slot based on the cult 1989 film starring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter. This game like the movie won’t necessarily be to everyone’s taste with so much happening on the screen, but it will undoubtedly find devotees who love its irreverence and eclecticism – again much like the film.
Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure is a 3-reel 5 payline video slot with a coin size that ranges from $0.10 – $2.00. Only 1x coin can be played per payline, and all paylines are in play on every spin, making the cost per spin between $0.50 – $10.00. All wins pay left to right (except the scatter, which pays anywhere on the reels) and are multiples of the total bet size.
Game Symbols and Paylines
The way this slot looks, plays, and sounds reflects the character and tone of the movie. Throughout a throbbing rock guitar dominates the soundtrack which is punctuated by an ear-splitting riff on a win. Bill and Ted quotes from the film abound, as do figures such as Napoleon, Genghis Khan and Abraham Lincoln. Overall, this is an ambitious game that won’t be to everyone’s liking, but it is one of the most comprehensive and true-to-source pokie adaptations of a hit film available.
The biggest jackpot available on Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure is 2000x total bet size, which can be up to $20,000. This is won when 3x Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure jackpot symbols appear on any payline. The next largest is 1000x total bet value, up to $10,000, won when 3x wild symbols appear on any payline.
Bill and Ted’s offers two interesting bonus games:
The Circuits of Time: This bonus feature is triggered when 3x, 4, or 5x phonebox scatter symbols appear anywhere on the reels. During this bonus feature players are taken to a separate screen where they’re required to fly through space and shoot planets.
The aim is to win as many Winspins as possible, which are free spins the player receives at the end of the bonus feature. During these free spins the prizes are multipliers of between 10x – 1000x the total bet size.
The Guitar Bonus feature: This game is randomly triggered by any spin or cascade. Players are taken to a separate screen, with a close up of a guitar. The aim is to to stop the lightning bolt on the sweet spot of the guitar strings, and this can be done manually or by allowing the Rufus character to choose for you.
The prize, as determined by the spot selected, is a number of Winspins, during which the prizes are multipliers of between 8x – 500x the total bet size.
Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure also offers stacked and cascading symbols – advanced game features. Winning symbols explode, with the ones above cascading down allowing further winning combinations, whilst stacked symbols mean that a symbol can appear in all three places on a reel simultaneously.