Dragon and Phoenix is a Betsoft-owned oriental html5 video slot that was released on December 2, 2019. Dragon and Phoenix is the third slot game in the Red Dragon series—its first game: Bamboo Rush (September 2019); second game: Caishen’s Arrival (October 2019); and fourth game: Spring Tails (February 2020).
Themes: imperial China, Chinese mythology and numerology, wisdom, superstition, card values, and Feng Shui philosophy. Betsoft operates other oriental games: Dim Sum Prize (September 2020), Fa Fa Twins (February 2017), Dragon Kings (July 2018), Quest to the West (May 2020), and Great 88 (September 2016). Dragon and Phoenix’s rival games include Dragon Phoenix Prosper (May 2019) from Dream Tech, Four Guardians (September 2014) from GamePlay, Fenghuang (November 2016) from Habanero.
One symbol (bonsai tree) requires three to fifteen winning combinations. Two symbols (dragon and phoenix) require two, three, four, or five winning combinations. Nine symbols (yuanbao ingot, 88, dragon statuette, pagoda, dragon’s pearl, A, K, Q, and J) require three, four, or five winning combinations.
Dragon and Phoenix Game Characteristics
Dragon and Phoenix is set on the entryway of a carpeted Imperial Chinese palace, consisting of a series of three-tiered pagodas. It has a frameless 5X3 grid, with detached parchment yellow reels. There are 20 left-to-right fixed paylines, thirteen symbols, eleven bet sizes, imperial couple that elongates into wild reels, retriggerable free games equivalent to the drawn bonsai trees, side game, and pays from $0.03 to $10000.00.
Dragon and Phoenix has two special symbols and eleven symbols. Special symbol: its brand logo, the substitute is an ornamented “wild” imperial—an emperor in a blue-and-golden robe and an empress in a tiered red gown; and a red-and-golden “scatter” bonsai tree’s sculpture.
Ordinary symbols: teal dragon, with a golden mane; open-mouthed golden phoenix; golden yuanbao ingot; pair of gold-framed blue and red 88; green-and-golden dragon’s statuette; red-framed two-tiered golden pagoda; fiery dragon’s pearl in a blue-and-golden talon; blue A; pink K; green Q; and red J.
The Dragon and Phoenix bet sizes: $0.20 (minimum bet), $0.40, $0.60, $0.80, $1.00, $2.00, $3.00, $4.00, $5.00, $10.00, and $20.00 (maximum bet).
The $20.00 bet offers these Dragon and Phoenix payouts. Three, four, and five dragons or phoenixes pay $10.00, $50.00, $200.00, and $10000.00.
Three, four, and five winning combinations: yuanbao ingot pays $15.00, $80.00, and $500.00; “88” pays $15.00, $60.00, and $400.00; dragon statuette pays $10.00, $50.00, and $200.00; pagoda pays $10.00, $40.00, and $150.00; dragon’s pearl pays $5.00, $20.00, and $80.00; A pays $5.00, $20.00, and $80.00; K, or Q, or J pays $3.00, $15.00, and $50.00.
Bonsai trees have these payouts: three trees offer $10.00; four trees offer $20.00; five trees offer $30.00; six trees offer $50.00; seven trees offer $70.00; eight trees offer $100.00; nine trees offer $150.00; ten trees offer $200.00; eleven trees offer $300.00; twelve trees offer $400.00; thirteen trees offer $500.00; fourteen trees offer $750.00; and fifteen trees offer $1000.00.
A flipping coin determines the predicted heads (bust) or tails (mountain peak) in the payout-doubling or payout-nullifying side game. 3+ bonsai trees also offer free games whose amount is on the basis of a free game per tree. Dragon and Phoenix’s non-progressive jackpot is X8098.2, which (8098.2X20) is $161964.00.
The good Dragon and Phoenix software: fast gameplay, with an ultra-fast mode for the 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 40, 50, and 100 autospins. There is ambient Chinese instrumental music. Sound effects: jingling and chinking. The animated 3D graphics include dolly zoom, falling and gushing coins, glistening, and sunbeam effect.
Luck in Dragon and Phoenix
The RTP rate of Dragon and Phoenix, a game of chance, is 96.01% and the house edge is 3.99%.