Druid’s Dream Slot Review – Netent
NetEnt has already released multiple games per month so far in 2020. The studio recently secured a deal with Blueprint Gaming, which allows their games to be played in the UK across pubs and betting offices. There was also the recent release of ‘Secret Of The Stones MAX‘ which is a huge success in the casino community. Next from the studio is something exclusive to one casino. This slot is titled ‘Druid’s Dream‘, which is available exclusively to Leo Vegas.
Druid’s Dream is set in a magical forest. With trees in the slot background and glittery animated effects in the sunlight. The background is very simple with the reel set central on a cracked stone. There are carvings at each corner for little details. The visuals are very simple and boring for a Netent release, I did expect more especially for an exclusive.
This game has a setup of 5 reels by 4 rows, this includes 40 set pay lines. Druid’s Dream is a low variance game due to the max win capped at 200x per spin and set RTP of 96%. You can bet from £0.10 – £400.
Druid’s Dream Symbols & Paytable
Druids’s Dream has 10 symbols in total, this includes 4 low paying symbols. These are represented by blue, green, yellow and red carved stones. There are also 4 premium symbols, these are represented by orange carved rocks, printed drums, owls and wolves. In addition to these regular symbols is a wild symbol and scatter symbol. The highest paying symbol is the wolf / wild symbols, both pay 5x for 5 across a pay line. Wild substitute for all symbols except the scatter symbols.
Wild symbols can appear as single wild symbols on reels 1,3 and 4 in the base game. On reel 3 in the re-spins and reels, 1 and 5 in the free spins feature. Wilds can appear stacked on reels 2 and 4 in the base game / re-spins and reel 3 in the free spins feature.
Scatter symbols can appear at the bottom of wild stacks on reel 2 or at the top of wild symbol stacks on reel 4 in the base game / re-spins. Also in the middle of wild symbol stacks on reel 3 in the free spins feature. Scatters have two different designs, either a male or female character can appear on the symbol.
Druid’s Dream Features
There are 3 features in Druid’s Dream, the first is ‘Wild Charge & Re-Spin‘. Wild symbols landing as a stack on reel 2 or 4 with one scatter become charged and activate the re-spins. Each charged wild will award a re-spin. All symbols which activated the re-spins remain while other reels re-spin.
The second feature is ‘Nudge Feature‘. In re-spins a stack of wilds landing on reels 2 or 4 without a scatter attached will trigger this feature on the next re-spin. In the base game, this is activated if one stack of wilds land with a scatter symbol and the second stack of wild symbols land on reels without a scatter symbol. This feature ends when the second scatter lands or when re-spins end.
The last feature is the ‘Free Spins‘. This is activated when 2 scatters land on reels 2 and 4 or during re-spins. This will award 6 free spins, each charged wild symbol on reels 2 and 4 awards one additional spin. All scatter and wild symbols which activated free spins are transformed into wild symbols and remain on reels until the end of spins. A stack of wild symbols with a scatter attached can appear on reel 3, this will award 3 additional spins if it lands.
Overall, I think this game can be very confusing with the mini- features when first playing, it is not simplified which can be off-putting for some players. The game is lacking in variance with a 200x max win per spin and I feel Netent could have done better. Be sure to try the game for yourself and check out our exclusive casino offers.