The game background involves an idyllic sunset spread across an American plain, that of which is commonplace in old westerns. Shaman’s Dream slots is a play on the subconscious dream state of Shamanism, it is a highly entertaining game where you spin the reels and match symbols to win prizes. The relaxing background Shaman’s dream music helps to set the scene and works perfectly alongside the animations, along with sound effects that take place during spins such as the howling of the wolf when a line is made.
The game is based on a standard five-reel slot with three rows and up to twenty-five pay lines with any luck, you can claim. The reels are designed to look like lengths of wood latched together whilst white feathers adorn each side of the screen. All of the symbols involved in the game go along with the theme of Shamanism and include the Shaman, an eagle, a wolf, a girl, a dagger, a tee-pee, jewellery and a totem pole. The wild symbol is no different represented by the white wolf, it works as a substitute for anything except the scatter. If you get the white wolf, it is an instant bonus that will double any base wins.
The symbols help to form winning combinations that can see you receive anything from 4X to 38X your original stake, this can be anything from $/€/£0.01 to $/€/£12.50. Any winning combination is shown by a different coloured line from one side of the screen to the other. The jackpot maximum win is achieved by filling all reels with white wolf wild symbols and reward you with a whopping 9,500X bonus. If this occurred on the free spins feature you will get an extra 3X boost leading to a mammoth 28,500X bonus which with the highest possible stake could see you win $/€/£356,250 off a single spin.
It is fully compatible across multiple devices so you can play it on your desktop, computer, laptop, tablet and mobile devices. This means no matter where you are you can log in and play Shaman’s dream any time of the day. It is easy to pick up and has a good reward level. There are also different language settings available to allow players form across the world to fully enjoy the game in its entirety.
The RTP (Return to Player) is 95.4%, slightly below average and the variance is medium, this means that the pay-outs are not overly regular however with the right multiplier can return a lot. The auto-play feature available on Shaman’s dream means you don’t even have to press the spin, this can all be done automatically until you manually tell it to stop, or you can choose the number to automatically spin 10, 20, 50 or 100 times. If a winning combination appears during automatic spins it will wait until the winnings have been counted and put in your account before resuming the spins.
When three or more dreamcatcher symbols come into view you activate the main bonus feature which gives you a 3X multiplier for any wins you land. If you get the wild symbol of the white wolf. You will have an extra doubling of your winnings and you can also re-trigger more spins by landing three or more scatter symbols. With each win, you can choose to gamble or collect your winnings for extra chances to win more – but be warned you might lose it all!
There are two versions of both Shaman’s Dream and its sequel, one with the progressive jackpot and the other without. The progressive returns three different jackpots: The Mini with a limit of $/€/£50, The Maxi with a limit of $/€/£500 and The Mega jackpot that must be won before it hits $/€/£15,000.
The progressive jackpot also comes with a gamble feature for risk-takers, when this appears it offers the chance to double or lose your winnings. This is done by choosing a card high/low, you can continue gambling until you lose or get five consecutive wins to receive over $/€/£32,000.