Dazzling Thunder: Deep Violet

Dazzling Thunder: Deep Violet

This new game on Aruze’s Cube X Innovator Deluxe cabinet uses all the real estate of the cabinet’s tall cabinet for a variety of bonuses, including a top wheel, a multiplier wheel and special reels for the free-game bonus, all on the vertical video monitor above the five spinning reels of the base stepper game.

The base game is a five-reel, 30-line stepper featuring four progressive jackpot levels. The base mechanical reels include “Spin” and “Bonus” symbols in addition to the standard reel symbols. Spin symbols on the first, third and fifth reels award one spin on the Dazzling Thunder Wheel, which contains nine credit amounts ranging from 200 to 3,000, which are multiplied by the line bet, and four progressives—a Mini resetting at $20, a Minor resetting at $50, a Major resetting at $500, and the Grand, for which the operator chooses a reset amount of $2,500, $5,000 or $10,000.

If the wheel lands on one of the jackpot amounts, it re-spins once to award an additional credit amount.

Scattered Bonus symbols on the three middle reels trigger the Violet Free Games feature. The player is awarded 12 free games on a special set of video reels. Any time one or more diamond symbols land on a free spin, it activates the multiplier wheel displayed on the top monitor. That wheel spins to a multiplier of 2X, 3X, 5X, 8X or 10X. That multiplier remains in effect for the rest of the free spins, or until one or more diamonds land again, which spins the multiplier wheel a second time.

The multiplier also applies to any spin of the Dazzling Thunder Wheel triggered on a free spin. When that happens, the credit amounts on the wheel slices change to indicate the multiplied amounts before the wheel spin occurs. (Multipliers do not apply to jackpots.)

Three Bonus symbols on a free spin trigger eight additional free games once, plus a bonus of 500 credits times the line bet.

Manufacturer: Aruze Gaming America
Platform: Cube X Innovator Deluxe
Format: Five-reel, 30-line stepper slot
Denomination: .01
Max Bet: 50, 100, 150, 200, 250, 300, 400, 500, 750, 1,000
Top Award: Progressive; $2,500, $5,000 or $10,000 reset
Hit Frequency: Approximately 50%
Theoretical Hold: 5.41%-16.41%