Dreams of Fortune, released in September 2016, is a dreaming shepherd-themed video slot developed by 2 BY 2 Gaming, and provided by Microgaming. Dreams of Fortune is the third game in the Fortune four-game series. The first is Mandarin Fortune (November 2013), the second game is Pinocchio’s Fortune (September 2014), and Fire N’ Fortune (August 2017). The rival games include Big Fortune from Gwin Games, Fortunes of the Dead by Spin City Studios, and Ruby Fortune from Mega Fortune Dreams from NetEnt.
Two symbols (the “Dreams of Fortune” logo and the shepherd) require two, three, four, and five winning combinations. The other eleven symbols require three, four, or five winning combinations.
Dreams of Fortune Game Characteristics
Dreams of Fortune has: a 5X3 grid that changes into a 5X4 grid during a bonus round, 30 fixed pay lines that change into 40 fixed pay lines during the Toss N Turn bonus round, the 30 pay lines transform into 243 winning ways during the Wild Dream bonus, two jackpots, self-adjusting payouts, up to 20 free games, two Wilds, two substitutes, fourteen symbols, and two bonus rounds. The regular payouts are between $0.02 and $2500.00.
The three special symbols are: the first Wild and first substitute is a golden “Dreams of Fortune” brand logo beside golden coins; the free spins-offering scatter is a white-and-blue “ZZZ” dreamland that cannot be substituted; and the second Wild and second substitute is a Dreaming Shepherd.
The eleven ordinary symbols are: a smiling Shepherd in a red cravat and brown hat; a white sheep in a wooden sheep pen; a three-story red-and-yellow farmhouse; a purple gunny bag beside golden coins; a wooden bed with blue beddings; a glittering shepherd’s crook; a yellow A; a red K; a purple Q; a blue J; and a green 10.
The eight bet per line options are: $0.01, $0.02, $0.05, $0.10, $0.20, $0.25, $0.50, and $1.00. Based on 30 fixed pay lines, the total bets options are: $0.30 (minimum bet), $0.60, $1.50, $3.00, $6.00, $7.50, $15.00, and $30.00 (maximum bet).
Payouts depend with the total bet. For instance, staking the $30.00 maximum bet offers these payouts. Two, three, four, and five winning combinations: the “Dreams of Fortune” logo offers $4.00, $50.00, $250.00, and $2500.00; and the shepherd pays $2.00, $40.00, $100.00, and $500.00.
Three, four, and five winning combinations: the “ZZZ” dreamland pays $30.00, $60.00, and $150.00; the sheep pays $25.00, $60.00, and $250.00; the farmhouse pays $20.00, $50.00, and $200.00; the gunny bag pays $15.00, $40.00, and $150.00; either the bed, or the shepherd’s crook pays $10.00, $30.00, and $120.00; either A, or K pays $10.00, $20.00, and $60.00; and either Q, or J, or 10 pays $5.00, $15.00, and $30.00.
Wilds do not substitute during the free games. The two bonus rounds are: Wild Dream bonus and Toss N Turn bonus. During the Wild Dream bonus round; three, four, and five “ZZZ” dreamlands offer 7, 11, and 15 free games, respectively. Associated with the 5X4 grid and 40 pay lines, the Toss N Turn bonus’ free games: three, four, and five “ZZZ” dreamlands offer 10, 15, and 20 free games.
Dreams of Fortune has two non-progressive jackpots. The Toss N Turn bonus’ jackpot is 78,040 coins, while the Wild Dream bonus’ jackpot is 121,500 coins.
The good Dreams of Fortune software has a simple uncluttered and prompting interface. The ambient sounds are magical; the sound effects include an alarm clock ringing, coins dropping, and snoring shepherd. The animated 3D graphics are entertaining, including the glittering symbols, lush highland pastures, clock hitting the shepherd and the alarm jolting him awake, the white dreamland, and the shepherd in a lucid dream.
Luck in Dreams of Fortune
The RTP rate of Dreams of Fortune, a game of chance, is 96.02% and the house edge is 3.98%.