The style of art presented in Blankety Blank Slot is a cartoon style which utilises a combination of pastel colours to take the player back to the famous British game show of the same name. Blankety Blank, which later became known as Lily Savage’s Blankety Blank, was a comedy game show in Britain that was roughly based on the Australian game show that ran from nineteen seventy seven to nineteen seventy nine called Blankety Blanks. The Australian show was actually based on the American game show called the Match Game.
The British version, which this slot machine is based on, rang from nineteen seventy nine to nineteen ninety on the popular British television channel known as BBC One. It was hosted by two different people including Terry Wogan and Les Dawson. Notable members of the celebrity panel that made regular appearances on the show included Lorraine Chase, Gareth Hunt, Kenny Everett, Cheryl Baker and Gary Davies.
In the game, two people would compete to match their answer to a question to the way the six celebrities would answer. The contestant got a point for each matching answer they got correct.
Blankety Blank Slot is IGT’s take on this popular game show and incorporates many elements. The background of this slot is the studio where the show was originally shot. The player can see elements of the stage as well as the bright purple curtains in the background. To the left and the right of the slot, the player can see the various paylines numbering from one to twenty five. Above the reels, the player can see the name of the slot.
Below the reels, the player is presented with information about the slot as well as betting options. This includes an info button, how much the player has been paid and the player’s total bet. The player’s bet per line and number of lines bet can be adjusted via to up and down arrows.
Blankety Blank Slot Symbols
Slot symbols for Blankety Blank Slot include a gift basket, a pink circle on top of a blue triangle, and a check book and pen. Some traditional symbols are also included liked sevens and bars. The game’s logo serves as the wild.
The letters B, L, A, N and K serve as the scatter symbols in the game and are used to kick off the bonus feature.
The bonus feature on this game is activated by landing B, L, A, N, and K on the same spin. Even if there is only one of the letters missing in the initial spin, the bonus feature will not activate.
The player will then choose a word from the card presented in front of them. The celebrities will then all show the word written on their card. For each word the player matches, they will be awarded a free spin.
There is a maximum of thirty free spins awarded. Then the Supermatch game kicks off and again the player is trying to match for a multiplier of two times, three times or five times.