In March 2022, the NetGame developer introduced a novelty about the adventures of Columbus. Thematic symbols in this slot are similar to the pictures of the old Columbus slot from Novomatic. But the Explorer’s Gold: Cash Blast model from NetGame is distinguished by an abundance of bonus options and a jackpot draw.
|Game type||Video slot|
|Max. possible win||x294 (base game), x1343 (with bonus)|
Playing field 5×3. The interface is classic for NetGame slots: the control buttons are located on the right vertically and below. The sums of the jackpots of the machine are indicated in the upper part. On the left is the indicator. It is activated only during bonus spins.
What features are provided:
- Autospin from 10 to 100 spins. If the bonus drops, the continuous scrolls will stop.
- Loss and win limits. They are set for autospin if you do not want to monitor the balance spending on your own.
- Turn on / off the sound, adjust its level. There is no musical accompaniment, only melodies when scrolling the reels.
- Turbo mode. Without animation.
- Space start. Activation of the reels with a long button on the keyboard.
Explorer’s Gold: Cash Blast slot supports Windows, Linux, iOS, Android operating systems. When testing on a smartphone, it loads quickly and works without errors.
With medium volatility, bonuses and prizes drop out often, but you should not expect a quick drawing of the main jackpot. The RTP is also at an average level of 96.04%. There are 25 lines, there is no possibility to regulate their number.
Game Symbols and Odds
The slot has 5 standard symbols, 4 thematic and 4 special symbols. The least profitable combinations with the denominations of playing cards. With a bet of $0.20 per symbol from ten to king, you receive a maximum of $0.60. An Ace is worth $0.80 for 5 symbols in a row.
- compass and sextant: $0.04, $0.20, $1.20;
- necklace: $0.04, $0.32, $1.60;
- queen Isabella: $0.02, $0.08, $0.40, $3.
Combinations are formed from left to right. The most valuable chain on the line is paid out. The portrait of Queen Isabella is the only symbol that can form combinations of 2 symbols.
Bonuses in Explorer’s Gold: Cash Blast
Special symbols do not pay like regular symbols, but trigger additional rounds.
The following options have been added:
- Cash Blast. The function is activated by 6 caravel symbols. Three basic respins are given. During the bonus round, the spheres are fixed in their places. This increases the chance of hitting the jackpot or multiplier. Bonus Ship, appearing on the field, restarts respins. The game goes on until the ship symbols fall or the Grand Jackpot is won.
- Cash Sphere. The golden ball indicates the size of the multiplier or the Mini or Minor jackpot. Drops only when playing Cash Blast.
- Scatter. Three images of the Explorer’s Gold card trigger a series of free spins. During bonus spins, all winnings are doubled.
- Wild. The portrait of Columbus replaces any standard and thematic picture on the field. It appears on all reels except the first one. The scatter does not replace.
When testing in the demo, the free spins were knocked out the first time. Failed to activate Cash Blast.
The slot has 3 prize pools:
- Mini – x10 bet;
- Minor – x 25 bets;
- Grand – x100 bet.
With a maximum stake of $20, the main jackpot is $20,000. To get it, you need to fill the entire playing field with spheres with the Cash Blast function active.