If the game’s title didn’t give it away, we’re about to by telling you that Arrr! 10K Ways is a video slot with a pirate theme. The game, which ReelPlay has developed, is a six-reel slot with a huge 10,000 ways to win possible, which most people will also have gathered from the title.
Alongside there is a massive number of ways to win, which is always a big plus where slots are concerned. There’s a 20,000x top prize up for grabs, which is excellent, and the low variance of the game means that there should be more wins more often, albeit likely lower than what is seen when spinning the reels of high variance alternatives.
Playable from €0.20 to €12.00 per spin, Arrr! 10K Ways is a slot that really delivers on the pirate theme, as you will expect. It’s a premise that you could say is easy to get right when you include a tropical paradise as the backdrop, a pirate ship, and symbols on the reels such as parrots, pirates and treasure chests.
Five bonus features and functions are included in this ReelPlay release, with cascading reels being the first to explore. When combinations form, the icons involved will be replaced by new ones, meaning multiple wins can occur in the same round. This process continues until no new winning combos are found.
On spins when no wins occur, it’s possible for the Cannon Wild feature to fire into action. Up to three icons on the reels can turn wild, and they will also have multipliers worth up to 5x attached.
The bonus respins feature is probably the pick of the bunch and what every player aims to trigger. Four treasure chest icons are needed to collect three respins, and the following prize symbols can come into play:
- Treasure Chest – can reveal random prizes worth anywhere between 1x and 1,000x
- Captain – will collect any and all prizes present on the reels
- Kraken – will collect any and all prizes located adjacently.
When any of the three prize symbols mentioned above appear, the respins counter will reset to three, and the prize symbol will also lock in place, which is a bonus. If players happen to fill all reel positions with prize symbols, or if the respin counter hits zero, a prize worth the equivalent of the multiplier values attached to the prize symbols present will be awarded.
It’s also possible to gamble any winnings for a return worth up to 5x the total win, and if players don’t want to wait around until they land the four treasure chest icons in view, they can pay 100x the stake to make them appear.
- Great top prize of 20,000x the bet up for grabs
- Low volatility means potentially more wins more often
- Huge multipliers worth up to 1,000x available
- Max stake limited to 12.00 per spin
- Can only utilise some features outside of the UK
- Some elements of the design don’t fit with the theme
The hit frequency registers at 29.5%, which means close to a third of spins should result in wins.
Players can enjoy Arrr! 10K Ways on mobile, tablet and desktop devices.
The RTP is 96.10%, which is around the average offering.
It costs 100x the stake to buy the feature and to get four treasure chest icons in view.