The Sand Princess, released in February 2018, is an Arabia-inspired Internet casino game made by 2 BY 2 Gaming; its provider is Microgaming. The Arabian Desert and Arabian royals are among the themes. Relatable games from 2 BY 2 Gaming are: Celtic Goddess (August 2018), Festival Queens, and Snow Queen Riches (2018). Rival games include Koi Princess (November 2015) from NetEnt, Golden Princess from Microgaming, and Phoenix Princess from GameART.
Apart from the “bonus” hourglass that requires three combinations, the other eleven symbols require three, four, or five winning combinations.
The Sand Princess Game Characteristics
The Sand Princess has a 5X3 grid, twelve symbols, self-adjusting payouts, three multipliers, one batch of free games, stacked princesses, self-adjusting jackpots, and 30 fixed pay lines. The regular payout is between $0.05 and $500.00.
The two special symbols: the “Wild” and substitute is a sexily dressed Arabian princess (the brand logo) in a golden ornamental crown and a cyan-and-golden clothes, and holding a blue-and-golden scepter; and the scatter is a golden “Bonus” hourglass that offers the free games.
The ten Sand Princess ordinary symbols are: an Arabian prince in a red turban and red robe; a white Arabian horse; a golden falcon; am Arabian castle; a green potion jar; a brown treasure chest; a gold-lined green A; a gold-lined purple K; a gold-lined red Q; and a gold-lined blue J.
On loading, The Sand Princess software prompts players to play with or without sound. Then it displays the major features: random wilds [free games], wild reels [free games], up to X4 win multipliers, royal rewards, and selectable free games. Players click “play” to start spinning.
The bet per line options are: $0.01, $0.02, $0.05, $0.10, $0.20, $0.25, $0.50, and $1.00. The minimum bet is $0.30, while the maximum bet is $30.00; the other possible total bets are: $0.06, $1.50, $3.00, $6.00, $7.50, and $15.00.
Based on the $30.00 maximum bet, these are The Sand Princess payouts. Three “bonus” hourglasses pay $30.00 that is included to the regular winnings. Three, four, and five winning combinations: the Sand Princesses pay $40.00, $100.00, and $500.00; the Arabian princes pay $40.00, $100.00, and $500.00; the horses pay $30.00, $75.00, and $300.00; the falcons pay $20.00, $50.00, and $150.00; the castles pay $20.00, $50.00, and $150.00; either the potion jar, or the treasure chest pay $15.00, $30.00, and $100.00; either the A, or K pays $10.00, $25.00, and $50.00; and either the Q, or J pays $5.00, $10.00, and $40.00.
Randomly triggered by the sand princess, the three win multipliers are X2, X3, and X4. Three hourglasses offer ten free games. During the free games, winnings resulting from the Wild reel can reach 15,000 coins. Also during the free games, winnings resulting from the random multiplier can reach 60,000 coins.
The Sand Princess software is good, with neatly arranged menus and a prompt that shows the winning lines and their respective winnings. The ambient sounds are partly magical and partly Arabian music. The animated 3D graphics are all about opulence, including the kingdom superimposed on a golden desert sky.
Luck in The Sand Princess
The RTP rate of The Sand Princess, a game of chance, is 96.05% and the house edge is 3.95%.