The legend about King Arthur is a topic used in slot games more and more widely. The latest release of Microgaming’s partner Gold Coin Studios includes double premiums. There are sticky wild symbols, respins and free spins.
Arthur’s Gold offers 10 of a kind combinations of premiums symbols. You can win up to 4,000 times your stake per free spins and lot on offer. The game is superb in terms of features but needs improvement concerning graphics.
Arthur’s Gold is a 5-reeled video slot with 3 rows and 20 pay-lines. They form on adjacent positions and must appear left to right to pay except for scatters. There are double premium characters symbols and Free Spins with Expanding Wilds Re-Spins. You can use wagers in the range of 0.20 to 50 to play this epic game that is themed after a historical figure. The volatility is high and the RTP – 96.20%.
In Arthur’s Gold, there are 2 different wilds, all symbols pay and 2 extra features. You can Double Up your wins with the gamble option. The Free Spins include expanding wild symbols that stick on their places for one respin. The jackpot win per spin during free spins is 4,000 times your stake. All premium symbols can appear as single and double symbols and count as 2. They can create larger and more massive up to 10 of a kind wins. Also, wilds that take part in a win with premiums count as 2 symbols.
The game is set on a background of gold coins scattered everywhere. The reels are dark blue and on them, you can see 4 card symbols and 5 characters. The latter are all involved in the story about King Arthur. Vivian, Lancelot, Guinevere, Merlin and King Arthur can appear as single and double symbols. They can count for 1 or 2 symbols. They are the premiums. There are 2 wild symbols and a treasure chest scatter.
Wins are highlighted in glowing blue light. The soundtrack is moving, epic and very suitable for the theme and game. The images aren’t very impressive or detailed. The spirit of the story is felt during the rounds, but the graphics could have been much better.
The symbols can appear as single and double ones, which is true for the premiums and wilds. This makes it possible for you to score 10 of a kind combination in the base case. There are 4 low-value card symbols, 5 premiums of the 5 main characters, 2 wilds and a scatter. You need to match 3, 4 or 5 symbols or 2 to 5 of the wilds on any of the 20 pay-lines from left to right to get a win. Scatters pay in any position as long as you get 3 of them.
The low-value symbols include a J and Q cards with the same payout. It is 0.25, 0.75 and 1.25 times your stake for 3, 4 and 5 symbols on a pay-line. The K and A cards pay 0.25, 1.25 and 2 times your stake for 3, 4 and 5 symbols of a kind on a pay-line from left to right. The card symbols appear as single symbols only.
The high-value symbols are of Vivian, Lancelot, Guinevere, Merlin and King Arthur. These can appear as single and double symbols. Thus, these can count either as 1 or 2 symbols and form winning combinations of between 3 and 10 symbols of a kind.
Viviane pays 0.75, 1.25, 2.50, 4.50, 7.50, 20, 30 and 50 times your stake for 3 to 10 symbols on a pay-line. Lancelot has a higher value and 3 to 10 of it pay 0.75 to 60 times your stake. Guinevere grants wins of 0.75, 1.25, 2.50, 5, 10, 25, 40 and 75 times your stake for 3 to 10 symbols on a pay-line.
The magician Merlin is the second in value symbol of the regular ones. Hitting 3 to 10 of it in single or double symbols pays 0.75 to 100 times your stake. King Arthur, of course, is the most rewarding of the premiums. It pays 0.75, 1.25, 2.50, 5, 10, 25, 60 and 125 times your stake for 3 to 10 symbols.
Arthur’s Gold has single and double symbols. Double symbols count as 2 of the same type and can award up to 10 of a kind winning combinations per pay-line.
There are 2 wild symbols – Normal and Special Wilds, both of which appear in the base game on all reels. You can land the Special Wild on reels 1 and 5 only during Arthur’s Gold Free Spins. It triggers a special feature. Both wilds substitute for other symbols except for scatters. They help you form more and larger wins.
Wilds can create their own winning combinations as well. Landing 2, 3, 4 or 5 wilds on a pay-line reward 2.25, 6, 30 and 500 times your stake respectively. When a wild takes part of a win with premium symbols, it counts as 2 wild symbols.
Scatters pay in any position and 3, 4 or 5 of them landed in a spin trigger the Free Spins. You can see them in the base game only.
The Double Up feature becomes available after any base game win and after the end of the Free Spins. You can take part in a gamble by guessing the outcome of a coin spin by betting on heads or tails. If you have guessed, your won amount will be doubled. The maximal sum that you can win from this feature is €10,000. The Double Up feature is also not available for wins that exceed €5,000. This option is possible once for each win and is not available during AutoPlay.
Landing 3, 4 or 5 scatter treasure chests anywhere on the reels in a spin triggers 10 Free Spins. You will also get the respective payout as follows:
3 scatters trigger = 10 Free Spins + 2x bet win;
4 scatters trigger = 10 Free Spins + 5x bet win;
5 scatters trigger = 10 Free Spins + 10x bet win;
During these rounds, The Special Wild symbols, which are the red wilds, landed on reels 2, 3 or 4 pay you. Each of these symbols also triggers 1 Expanding Wild Re-Spin. The wild expands to cover its reel fully, locks and triggers 1 Re-Spin. If you are lucky and get another Special Wild, the same process repeats. The wild covers its reel fully, locks and triggers another Re-Spin.
Through this feature, you can trigger up to 3 consecutive Re-Spins. They increase the number of your free rounds since you have free spins too. You cannot retrigger the Free Spins since the scatters don’t appear during free spins.
Arthur’s Gold is a highly volatile video slot with amusing boosters and gameplay. The double symbols give you chances to score larger sums and the Double Up and Free Spins help a lot too. If you like the legend about King Arthur, try this new release by Gold Coin Studios. Other video slots that you might also like are Legendary Excalibur, The Sword and the Grail and King Arthur.