It's a good starter game because it's very simple to use: there is only one wild symbol, and only a single bonus feature: it's activated when score three gold coins and allows to you delve into a musty tomb and choose from a selection of sarcophagi which contain bonuses ranging from an additional payment to a golden cat, which activates a new bonus round with magnified totals.
The game is set against a backdrop of sand dunes bathed in sunset and overshadowed by the Pyramid tombs of the ancient rulers of Egypt, which really gets you into the atmospheric, antique mood as you spin the reels and rack up wins. All the standard symbols are represented on the board, with the addition of Egypt themed high scorers: the wild symbol is of course the Sphinx: a regular motif in Sphinx Wild Slots online.
Other symbols include the Eye of Horus - an ancient symbol of good health; a dung beetle, which the ancient Egyptians believed rolled the sun across the sky every day; jackals, to represent the jackal headed God of the Dead Anubis and Eagles, which are another symbol of Horus, son of Osiris and God of the Sky, so the Egyptian mythology is really well represented here and you'll have to hope one of the Gods sends you some good luck for your jackpot!
You can play Sphinx Wild slots online through your laptop, or through your phone and tablet, so the game is always accessible when you want another helping of the mythos of the Ancient Egyptians.