Dragon Ship Slot Review

Dragon Ship was developed by Play n’ Go and is a simple video slot with 5 reels and 15 paylines. The theme revolves around Vikings, and it is beautifully made with great graphics and sounds. The best parts of the game are the Free Spins feature where you will get 15 free turns on the reels, as well as the Bonus Game, which is called Pick a Prize, and helps you hit the jackpot of 250x your stake.

Highlights

  • Slot type: Video Slot
  • Reels: 5
  • Scatter: Yes
  • Theme: Fantasy
  • Lines: 15
  • Bonus Game: yes
  • Free Spins: Yes
  • Software: Bally Wulff

How to Play

As this video slot only has 15 paylines, it’s pretty simple to follow, making it a fantastic choice for beginners to slot games. You simply spin the reels (Autoplay is also an option) for between 15p and £18.75 per turn, and you will win different amounts depending on which matching symbols you find, and what paylines they appear on. The highest paying symbol is the viking, and the lower placed symbols look like playing cards.

Play n’ Go have developed this game, and made it possible to play on the go, with mobile or tablet devices, as well as at home on desktop.

Important symbols in

  • Wild: Prow of a longship
  • Scatter: Treasure Chest
  • High value symbols: Horn, Shield, Battle-axe and Viking

Jackpots

This game does not come with a progressive jackpot, so the top prize is fixed. It does however come with an awesome Gamble feature which isn’t seen on all slot games. After every win in the game, you can try to double or quadruple your win, by guessing the next card suit or colour from a random pile. If you guess it correctly, you get an automatic double or quadruple your winnings, making it tempting for any person who likes a risk!

The other ways to win it big are to land five Viking symbols, which will give you 166 times your bet for 5 on a payline, or to find the treasure chest symbols on reels 1,3 and 5 to uncover the pick a prize game, or the dragon masthead for the free spins round. The RTP of this game is 94%, it’s a medium variance game.

Special Features and Bonuses:

The special features for Dragon Ship are really straightforward, but come with the chance for big wins.

  • Free Spins: The prow of the boat is a fiery dragon head, and this symbol is the one which unlocks the free spins round. It’s a stacked wild, so two or more on a reel, and will double the payout of any win it is a part of. If you land on three of these, you will get 15 free spins. While these free spins can’t be retriggered, you will enjoy sticky wilds on reels one and five.
  • Bonus Game: If you trigger three treasure chest scatter symbols on reels 1, 3 and 5, you can uncover the Pick a Prize Bonus Game. it’s exactly how it sounds, choose one of the treasure chests to see what prize you’ll be awarded.

Graphics and Sounds

If you like fantasy video slots, then this is the right choice for you. The game is well designed, and you can see right through the transparent reels to the sea beneath, which helps you feel like you’re really sailing on a Viking ship. In the background you can hear the sound of the boat creaking and the oars splashing as you move through the water and enjoy the game. The ship is accurately designed, and many Viking boats did have the head of a dragon coming from the end of the vessel.

The symbols are either playing cards, for the lower value symbols, and then the higher value ones are all uniquely themed to the game, such as a treasure chest, a viking, the dragon, a battle axe, a horn, and an ornate shield.

Conclusion

There are a few nice touches here for this video slot, including great background sounds and graphics which really draw you into the game. Also nice, is the simple bonus game and the fun free spins which helps you gain some extra prizes. The gamble feature should be played with caution, because it can be tempting to take a chance on your winnings every single time, but if you like the occasional risk it can add an exciting element to the slots fun. If you’re a Viking fan, or you enjoy fantasy slot games, this game from Play n’ Go is well worth a try.