Graphics are same old same old, gameplay is a little yawn, but it pays and the jackpot is good, would make a nice auto run slot game
|Name:||Sails Of Gold|
|Software:||Play N Go|
|Game Type:||Classic slot|
|Whats hot:||Whats not so hot:|
|Total jackpot of £100,000||Expect a few dry spins in between wins|
|Up to 20 free spins can be won|
|Low to medium variance|
|Easy to trigger the free spins|
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Play N’ Go is fast becoming the software developer of choice for online slots players. On 15 April 2016 it released Sails of Gold based on the exploits of famous explorer Christopher Columbus. If you don’t know who Columbus was he was an Italian explorer who discovered the ‘New World’. To this day many regard him as a colonizer and navigator. He sailed across the Atlantic ocean to discover the East Indies and America under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain.
Sails of Gold is a 10 payline, 5 reel classic slots that boasts the same game mechanics as Book of Dead and Golden Caravan. It offers a total jackpot payout of 250,000 coins (£100,000), wilds, scatters, a gamble game and free spins bonus mode. A slots machine that features these characteristics is very difficult to ignore.
The average return to the player (RTP) is 96.5% or a house edge of 3.5%. This is where it becomes interesting. It’s a low to medium variance slots that offers regular payouts even during the base game. It’s not as volatile as the other Play N’ Go games. Hopefully this slots will fill your pockets with gold.
The coin range is 0.02 up to 2.00. Bets can be placed from £$0.10 up to $£100 per spin. Don’t just dive and play, make sure your average bet per spin is in line with your bankroll.
You’ll join Columbus on the high seas in his ship the Santa Maria on his search for the East Indies. Instead of heading off to the East Indies he discovers the New World. The wild symbol is Christopher Columbus, it’s also the highest paying icon on the reels. When 5 of them at the maximum bet per line pop up you’ll receive a payout worthy of a king’s ransom (5,000 time your stake).
Free Spins: Once again the free spins bonus mode enjoys top billing. The Free Spins is triggered by 3 or more scatter icons (Columbus’ ship) when they appear on reels 1, 3 and 5. You’ll get 10 free spins. Another 10 free spins can be won (20 in total) if an additional 3 ships appear. While the feature is active, the ship (scatter) acts as an additional wild resulting in more wins-not bad at all. One thing that strikes me about the free spins is that it’s relatively easy to trigger.
Wild: The wild symbol is Christopher Columbus. It substitutes all the other icons on the reels except the scatter. Keep your eye on the graphics during the Wild feature-it’s simply sublime.
Gamble Feature: If you’re up for it you can double or even quadruple all wins. By picking the right colour of a card you’ll double your current win. If you guess the right card suite you’ll quadruple your cash prize. A nifty little feature indeed but a bit too volatile for my liking. I normally steer away from it and prefer to pocket my wins. If you’re up for it why not give it bash.
Sails of Gold is what I call ‘a back to basics’ slots. It’s not over the top and gets down to business immediately by doing the basics right. The game keeps your bankroll ticking over nicely since it’s flushed with stacks of free spins and wilds. The pay out frequency is relatively low so don’t expect wins on every single spin. May the wind be in your sails when you play this slots.