How to Play
The reel grid is set profound underground and a Dwarf will keep you company and run the machine as you spin the reels. To discover your way around this NZ online pokie, you will need mining equipment and most of it can be found among the high-value symbols. The game also has four high-value symbols represented by four different gemstones. The drill is the game’s scatter and triggers Free Spins feature and also triggers the Expanding Reels feature.
The low value game symbols are represented by diamonds, clubs, spades and hearts. Helmets, Lanterns, Shovels, and Axes are the premium symbols. The game has no wild symbol.
A breakdown of the game’s layout:
Paylines: 1,024-16,807 ways to win
Max Bet: $125
Coin Range: $0.004-$5
Free Spins: Yes
Bonus Game: No
Max Payout: 3904x your bet
When playing Dwarf Mines, watch out for the Bonus symbol found on reels 1, 3 and, 5. The bonus symbol expands the reels by one row downwards. When you land three bonus symbols consecutively on the same spin, the reels will expand to their max size of seven rows and will award you with 10 free spins. However, one cannot trigger any more regular spins from this round.
Collectible Free Spins Feature
During the main game, blue, green, red and yellow crystal symbols can appear on the expanded reels. Whenever you collect five of the same crystals, the Collection Free Spins feature gets triggered. The progress of the game is tracked by the crystal meters on the left side of the playing filed. It keeps track of how many crystals have been collected. When you collect five similar crystals, you will be awarded with five free spins. In this game, you have 5 reels, 7 rows and 16,807 ways to win. However, the round differs from the regular free spins in that the crystals that were collected to trigger the Collection Free Spins are now functioning as super high symbols.
Sound and Graphics
Like most other Yggdrasil pokies, Dwarf Mine is a visually appealing and has amazing character design and well-designed reels that are made to look like a digging machine. The spin button, Max Bet buttons and Autoplay are part of the machine’s rotating spikes and the dwarf pulls the level to spin the reels. Other controls are made of stone. On the left there is crystal meter that keeps track of how many crystals you have collected.
The game has an intense soundtrack with heavy drums and an adventurous vibe throughout. This gives the game a heroic feel; like you are on a lifetime conquest as you spin the reels. There are other sound effects that enhance the game experience as well.
Dwarf Mine Payouts
During the main game, the four tools are the most paying symbol and earn you 0.4x to 1.4x your stake. The four card suits are the low paying symbols.
During the Collection Free spins game, the highest paying of all the Super High Value symbols is the Red Gem. The symbols pay you by matching two to five symbols, which earns you at least 1x, your bet. The Red Gem will pay you up to 4x your stake, the blue 3.6x, 3.2x for the yellow gem and 2.8x for the green gem. If you feel like the payouts are a bit slower, remember that with the 16,807 ways to win, you can easily get multiple wins on a single spin, which increases the payouts considerably. The maximum possible payout is 3,904x your bet.
The game benefits from the Free Spins feature. The Drill Scatters land on reels 1, 3 and, 5 triggering the Free Spins Feature and giving you 10 freebies. This feature is played on a 5×7 reel grid, which secures you more win.
The other important feature is the Collection Free Spins feature. The feature is triggered by collecting a collection of Collectable Crystals. There are five collections that must be completed and for each, you will be awarded with five free spins with super-high value symbols. A super-high symbol that resembles the triggering crystal is added to the reels and the feature is played on a 5×7 reel grid.