The Golden Ark slot is a 10-payline online video slot developed by the Novomatic software platform. Inspired by the Ancient Egyptian theme, the game has five transparent reels that are set against the mysterious hieroglyphics background. This slot has astounding visual elements, as well as ear-pleasing sounds and music effects.
Progressive Jackpot: No
Ancient Egypt has provided game developers and players alike with a lot of online slots and here we have another addition in Golden Ark — a game produced by Novomatic that combines some traditional sound effects, high-quality graphics and a bolstered free spins round, which we will get into more further down below.
Golden Ark is a five-reel slot that has three rows and up to ten paylines. Those reels spin inside some ornate golden frames while the backdrop is composed of a view of the pyramids under the dark night sky between two gigantic columns.
However, before you can join the expedition, you must first regulate your bets. Use "Three Bars" button to access the pay-table. There are up to 10 Lines players can bet on. By clicking on the “Bet/Line” you will set the number of coins to wager, ranging from 2 to 1000. “Autospin” enables reels to spin without interruption, whereas “Spin” starts the game.
It’s time for you to switch into hero mode as a young sexy researcher has gone missing in Egypt and it is your job to make the trek over there and find her, and possibly get richly rewarded for doing so.
There are a lot of priceless ancient artifacts to collect along the way as well including mysterious Hieroglyphics and some golden icons that have oddly and worryingly risen from the pyramids. Attain success in your rescue mission and you'll also receive bonuses including Ancient Book Wilds, Free games, Expanding Symbols and a Gamble Feature.
Despite the exotic locale upon which this adventure is based on, Golden Ark doesn’t ask much of you to partake on this journey and there are 110 different ways to stake each spin, including ways to suit your style whether you like small stakes or a spot of high-rolling.
Golden Ark is a nice addition to the extensive cache of Egyptian-themed slots with its apt sound effects and appealing gameplay. The free spins round is lucrative and the game has an RTP of 95.10%.
The high-value symbols include the intrepid female explorer and three symbols of various gods — Ra, Anubis and the like. The standard playing card symbols of 10, J, Q, K and A make up the lower values. The wild is represented by a large book, possibly the Book of the Dead and it would take the place of all others to form winning combos except the Eye of Horus scatter.
This is activated by landing three of the Eye of Horus scatter symbols anywhere in view for which you would receive 10 free spins. Before the spins start, one of the standard symbols is picked at random and when it appears in a winning combo, it would expand to occupy all positions on that reel, hopefully leading to more wins. More spins can be won during this round by landing three more scatter symbols.
Each win can be gambled by clicking the “Gamble” button on the left-hand side. This enables a 50/50 card picking game in which you try and double your winnings or lose it all.