Vikings Winter, released in July 2019, is a Viking-themed Internet casino game made by Booongo. Norse mythology, astronomical season, Viking warfare, and action adventure are among the themes. Viking’s Gods Gold (July 2018) is yet another Viking-inspired slot game from Booongo. The rival Vikings-themed casino games include; Vikings Go Wild (August 2015) from Yggdrasil, Viking Age (July 2016) from Betsoft Gaming, and Viking Quest (September 2014) from Real Time Gaming.
Vikings Winter is modeled on the Vikings’ wintry battlefields. Its time-frame ranges from circa 800 AD to 1100 AD, when historical raiders of Scandinavian origin took their fearless pirating and raiding conquests to the harsh climates of Europe. Eleven symbols (the gateway, male warrior, female warrior, brown bear, gray wolf, common crow, A, K, Q, J, and 10) require three, four, five, or six winning combinations. One symbol (the longship during the regular game) requires three, four, or five winning combinations. One symbol (the longship during the free games) requires two, three, four, or five winning combinations.
Vikings Winter Game Characteristics
Vikings Winter has an irregular grid, twelve symbols, 100 fixed pay lines, self-adjusting regular payouts, twelve bet sizes, and between two free games and 15 free games. Seen from left to right, the main grid design appears as if comprising of smaller 1X1, 2X3, 1X4, and 2X5 grids. The regular payouts range from $0.02 to $300.00.
The two special symbols are: a brown-and-silver gateway with golden “WILD” emblazoned across it; and a brown Viking warship type called longship that has a striped red-and-white mast. The ten ordinary symbols have five high-paying and five low-paying ones. The high-paying symbols: a wild-haired male Viking warrior carrying a weapon on his right shoulder; an armored blonde Viking warrior with a sword on her left shoulder; a brown bear; a gray wolf; and a crow. The low-paying symbols are: a yellow A, a red K, a green Q, a blue J, and a purple 10.
The starting page displays its two special features: flipping reels in free games mode and the double wild reel. The Vikings Winter bet sizes: $0.20 (minimum bet), $0.60, $1.00, $2.00, $3.00, $6.00, $10.00, $15.00, $20.00, $30.00, $40.00, and $60.00 (maximum bet).
Based on the $60.00 maximum bet, these are the Vikings Winter payouts for three, four, five and six winning combinations. The gateway pays $30.00, $90.00, $150.00, and $300.00. The male warrior pays pays $30.00, $75.00, $150.00, and $225.00. The blonde warrior pays $15.00, $45.00, $90.00, and $225.00. The brown bear, or gray wolf, or common crow pays $15.00, $30.00, $75.00, and $150.00. A, or K, or Q, or J pays $6.00, $15.00, $45.00, and $75.00. 10 pays $6.00, $15.00, $30.00, and $60.00.
During the regular games mode; three longships offer five free games, four longships offer ten free games, and five long ships offer 15 free games. During the free games mode; two longships offer two free games, three long ships have five free games, four long ships offer ten free games, and five long ships offer 15 free games.
The Vikings Winter software is good. The sound effects include the caws of the crow, clashing swords, howling wind, and Viking war cry. The 3D animated graphics are awesome, including the stormy seas with lightning bolts that lights up the sky, the falling snow and falling golden coins, and the numerous moored longships moored.
Luck in Vikings Winter
The return to player rate of Vikings Winter is 95.02% and the house edge is 4.98%. Vikings Winter is a game of chance.