Although most of us drive cars, we don’t truly live life in the fast lane. There are some insane people who, by their own choosing, make a living driving up to 200 mph. Even though they know the potential risks of what they’re doing, they choose to put themselves in danger for our entertainment. They choose to live life in the fast lane.
Arrow’s Edge made Fast Lane Freddie as a tribute to all of the brave people who live their lives in the fast lane. The design has some flaws that are apparent off the bat, but will tons of features be able to rescue Fast Lane Freddie from the swamp of bad slot games?
Fast Lane Freddie is a 5-reel 3-row slot game with 30 paylines. You can toggle the number of active paylines using the lines setting at the bottom of the game. The minimum bet per line is $0.01 and the maximum bet per line is $8.00. All regular payline wins are multiplied by your bet per line. The autoplay setting in Fast Lane Freddie allows you to play as few as 5 and as many as a whopping 500 automatic spins.
Every symbol in this game pays out for matches of 2 or more of a kind. Here are the symbols in ascending order of value: 10, J, Q, K, A, Skylar, Jane, David, and Freddie. The highest reward you can get from these symbols is 500x your bet per line for a maximum prize of $4,000. While this amount may seem a bit small, especially for a 30-line slot game, there are tons of extra features in this game where the big wins really happen.
When the pit symbol is at the top of a reel, it expands to fill the rest of the reel with wilds with 2x multipliers.
When Freddie appears on the 3rd reel, that symbol becomes wild and expands to cover the entire reel.
Land 3 or more bonus symbols and you’ll trigger the race feature; choose to go left or right to pass each car and reveal a prize. Each car you pass will pay a prize.
If you land the correct combination of symbols, you can trigger the drag race bonus. Choose a driver to race with; if your driver wins, you get a prize.
You can click the “Info” button in the bottom-left corner of the game to learn more about the rules and features.
Just like most slot games, especially those by Arrow’s Edge, you can play Fast Lane Freddie online without even having to sign up for anything. Just search for the game on Google and choose an online casino to play at. You will have to register if you want to play for cash.
While there may be some versions of Fast Lane Freddie that aren’t compatible with mobile devices, you can definitely find instant play versions you can play on your smartphone. Some online casinos may even allow you to register and play for cash on your smartphone or tablet.
Unless there’s something wrong on my end, there are definitely some problems with Fast Lane Freddie’s interface. There is supposed to be a cool steel border around the reels, but it’s about a half an inch too far to the right. The bar which displays your total bet and balance (and is usually on the very bottom of the screen) is covering part of the interface for the lines and bet settings.
The best part about this game, though, is its features. Good fun and big wins are the most important parts of any slot game, and Fast Lane Freddie can definitely deliver on both fronts. If you’re lucky enough to trigger one of the bonus games, especially with a large bet, you can get some really nice wins.
But even with all of the features, the design is pretty annoying, and that prevents Fast Lane Freddie from being a top-notch slot game.