Pirate slot games are definitely not a new feature in the online and land-based casino slot arena, that being said their popularity always allows for another similar themed game to make its debut. The Goldbeard online slot game is a 5 reel and 20 payline game that have a wild and a scatter symbol, a chance to win up to 24 free spins, as well as a random progressive jackpot.
A Pirate-themed Look and Feel
The reels are set on the sandy beaches of a deserted island in the middle of nowhere, there are few palm trees sticking out along the side of the reels as well as the bright blue sky peeking over the top. The colours are bright and cheerful and somewhat follow through throughout the game.
The symbols are comical and the higher paying symbols include the ship, the parrot, the cannon and the treasure chest. The lower paying symbols are quite written in a true pirate-ey font and include the likes of a 9, 10, Jack, Queen, King and Ace.
The sound effects are the general reel spin is typical to the old-style hand lever slot sounds the only sound effects that the game lets off is of a typical pirate-styled jingle that will ring in the background as you land on winning combinations.
How to Play Goldbeard
Goldbeard was created by Real Time Gaming (RTG) software developers and across the board with all of their games you can expect a well laid out simple slot. To get started you will need to select your betting size as well as how many paylines you would like to play on for each spin. The more paylines you bet on will increase your betting size but will also increase your chances of winning as the playing field increases with every payline you select.
To win you will need to land with 2 or more of the higher paying symbols to cash out a win, and at least 3 or more of the lower symbols. The ship is the highest paying symbol and can pay out a maximum of 2 500 coins, the parrot is the 2nd highest and can payout a maximum of 1 000 coins, and the cannon and the treasure chest can payout a maximum of 500 coins. The lower paying cards, 9, 10, Jack, Queen, King and Ace, payout a maximum between 100 and 200 coins.
If you click on the ‘help’ button it will display the paytable first hand so you can double check on the winning combinations you need to play for.
The wild symbol in Goldbeard is Goldbeard himself. This symbol will replace any symbol other than the scatter symbol to try and help complete winning combinations. If player’s winning combination includes a Goldbeard symbol then their payout will be doubled. It can also appear as a stacked wild.
The scatter symbol is the gold coin symbol. If online casino India players get 2 or more scatter symbols they will be rewarded with a payout that is multiplied by their total bet.
The Goldbeard wild symbol can also activate 24 free spins when they appear on reels 1 and 5 simultaneously. All wins derived from the free spins will be tripled.
The jackpot of around 5 000 coins is activated at random throughout the game.