Free Queen of the Nile Slots
Queen of the Nile is one of the most famous live slots in the history of casino gaming and it was certainly no surprise when Queen of the Nile 2 made its way into online casinos. Such was the success of this version, that Aristocrat made the decision to offer the original game online too.
The Queen of the Nile is Cleopatra and she acts as the wild symbol on the reels, while this game was also a trailblazer in offering a 3x multiplier during a free spins bonus round. Joining the Egyptian Queen at the slot are symbols including a golden scarab beetle, a Tutankhamun style mask and the Eye of Ra.
How to Win on the Queen of the Nile Slot
During the base game you’ll win when landing consecutive symbols from left to right on a win line. The one symbol you’ll want to land above all others is the Queen of the Nile herself. She will substitute for any other symbol on the reels apart from the scatter, adding a great number of additional wins. This is also by far the highest paying symbol at the slot, with 9,000 coins coming your way if you can manage to hit 5 in a row. The mask and a golden ring come next on the pay table, these joining the wild as the only symbols where you’ll win a prize for landing just 2 in a row, with all of the others needing at least 3 in a row. The scarab beetle, the eye of Ra and a thistle are joined by the playing card characters from 9 to Ace in completing the standard symbols.
Every time you achieve a win you can make use of the gamble option. You can double your money by correctly predicting the color of a face down playing card, while correctly predicting the suit of the card will see your prize multiply by four. Of course, if you gamble and get it wrong, you’ll lose your win amount entirely.
The scatter symbol shows the golden pyramids and you’ll win an immediate payout based upon your total stake when hitting 2 or more across any of the reels. However, when landing 3 or more, you’ll also activate the feature. This sees you being given 15 free spins and every win during the feature will be subject to a very welcome 3x multiplier – this would make for a great time to hit those 5 wilds in a row. As an added bonus, the free spins can be re-triggered during the feature.
How the Queen of the Nile Slot Works
Queen of the Nile follows the very popular 5×3 configuration found at the majority of online slots. This particular game has a maximum of 20 pay lines (these are set as the default amount) but you do have the option of playing 1, 5, 10 or 15 lines with just one click of the mouse. You’ll also choose the coin value per line and this starts at just 1c, making for a game that is more than suitable for players of all levels.
The auto start option is one of the most straightforward you’ll find online and it’s actually a wonder why more slots don’t follow the same lead. Simply hit auto play to set the slot in motion and then hit it again to stop it.
The game is set against the backdrop of a stone wall featuring ancient hieroglyphics. The reels sit atop the backdrop in a sand design, with the symbols bringing much color to the reels – the color of the playing card symbols and the pay line indicators really bringing the slot to life. Yes, the slot does look a little outdated at times, but this is a classic slot reproduction, so you’d expect a slightly old fashioned look. The accompanying sound isn’t perfect either, where a generic track could have quite easily been replaced by something along the Egyptian theme, but once again, I’m not going to argue about the soundtrack of a slot that has proved to be both long lasting and highly successful.
Queen of the Nile Slot Conclusion
The modern slot player might take one look at Queen of the Nile and think that it really doesn’t match up to some of the slots played today. However, the game has proved to be popular for a great number of people, so the game clearly has a certain something that you just can’t put your finger on. Having said that, any slot which offers 15 free spins and a 3x multiplier is going to have its fans, so for some good retro action, Queen of the Nile is ideal.