Free 50 Dragons Slots
The 50 Dragons slot is one of several Asian themed games from Aristocrat, and has better graphics than many of the earlier titles. Symbols include tigers, fish, golden ingots, peacocks and the most valuable of all is the Dragon from the title. The highlight of the slot is the free spins round where you’ll find many additional wilds scattering the reels. You will also find the dragon symbol is stacked – which can lead to multiple wins.
This slot is set against a burgundy backdrop which under close inspection shows a dark terrain, the same burgundy colour being the backing for every symbol. There are six playing card symbols from 9 to Ace and these are all in bright bold colours, although these are not the symbols that stand out most. This title is awarded to the Oriental symbols, these all being golden silhouettes representing a tiger, a peacock, a fish and most impressive of all, the dragon, which comes to life when gaining a win. The dragon symbol is the only stacked symbol on the reels, which explains the title of the slot. The sound at the slot is little generic, when more of a nod to the Oriental theme might have been better – a big win is met by a soundtrack that might be more relevant to visiting the circus from the regular Aristocrat slots sound library.
Playing 50 Dragons
Aside from the eye catching look of the symbols, you’ll also notice that each of the reels contains four symbols as opposed to the more standard three, and this accounts for the fact that there are 50 win lines. You can play all 50 win lines, although you’ll be able to play fewer in multiples of 5, as well as playing just a single line. You’ll also choose your bet per line from 1c and up – and then you’ll be ready to spin (auto spin allows you to run for up 100 spins automatically).
Standard wins come when landing consecutive symbols from left to right on a win line, the dragon, the peacock and the tiger paying for just 2 in a row, while all of the others require at least three in a row. The stacked dragon symbol pays out 1,000 coins for landing five in a row, which is double the amount of any other symbol at the game – perhaps even more valuable due to this symbol being stacked, meaning wins will potentially come in clusters.
A white pearl is the wild symbol and this will substitute for any other (apart from the scatter symbol) to give additional wins. In the standard game, the wild acts like any other, but it does gain greater prominence during the feature round of the slot. The pearl wild will only appear on reels 2, 3, 4 and 5.
The scatter symbol is the golden ingot, which you’ll need to land on each on the first three reels – acting slightly differently to a more standard scatter which can appear on any reels. You’ll receive ten free spins initially, although it is possible to add another five if the free spins are re-triggered. Each free spin will see a wild pearl symbol added to reels 2, 3, 4 or 5 which will make for more chance of landing them, the wild symbol being stacked in the feature. This will obviously make for a round that will become more profitable as you come to the latter stages of the feature.
There are a number of slots with an Oriental theme – in fact you could probably head to any online casino and find at several. Because of this, a slot with the same theme has to be particularly good to get itself noticed and unfortunately this slot by Aristocrat doesn’t quite do enough. It looks good and has a nice free spins round, but that is the extent of it and there are much better slots with bigger features in the genre. On the plus side the above average graphics and extra wilds during the free spins feature do make it worth taking for a quick spin.