Lord of the Ocean
An Atlantean slot adventure in true Novomatic style, with godlike wins.
Depending on your culture, the ‘lord of the ocean’ may be Poseidon, Neptune or a host of others. But in Lord of the Ocean™, by Novomatic, it seems to be referring clearly to Poseidon, as the background features imagery of what can only be presumed to be the legendary lost city of Atlantis – as described by Plato, in his dialogues Timaeus and Critias. There is something highly intriguing about anything to do with long lost civilizations, and Lord of the Ocean™, captures this mystery and romance beautifully, so it is no surprise that it has been a popular game at EnergyCasino since it was launched.
In terms of gameplay and mechanics, Lord of the Ocean™ borrows heavily from that other Novomatic land-based classic, Book of Ra™. It is a 5-reel, 40-payline slot, with a coin size ranging from 2 to 1000. The game menu lets you set your coins and lines easy enough, and there’s a ‘Max Bet’ option too. If you are particularly busy, but just want to win, you can select ‘autoplay’, sit back, relax, and let the game play itself. Lord of the Ocean™ features a black or red card game, which allows you to increase your wins in an ‘all or nothing’ gamble.
Your chance to win treasure from the antediluvian world.
Poseidon himself functions as the Wild symbol, substituting all other symbols except for the Scatter – if you get five Wilds on an active payline you can win ten thousand coins. The Scatter symbol - which is some kind of gold and emerald encrusted artefact from the lost Atlantean world – will start the Free Spins feature if you land three or more, anywhere on the reels. You can look forward to ten Free games, and also a randomly chosen special expanding symbol.
As with many Novomatic games, when you win, you will have the option to gamble again, in an ‘all or nothing’ red or black card game, giving you the chance to substantially increase your winnings, but only if you are brave enough to risk losing it all.
The graphics in Lord of the Ocean™ are very polished and intricate, with the reels adorned by patterned gold trim, and green/bluish hues everywhere to give that undersea atmosphere. Other symbols include a beautiful blue-haired woman, a treasure chest overflowing with gold coins, and a classical statue holding a spear. There are also card-referencing letters and numbers: ‘A’, ‘K’, ‘Q’, ‘J’ and ‘10’. All of this is set against a background that shows a classical-style city deep beneath the ocean, and a shipwreck.
When you get a winning combination, the higher winning symbols are animated – for example, the treasure chest lid opens and closes, and the gold coins reflect brightly in the light penetrating to the seafloor from the surface, and Poseidon’s face is animated.
Traditional land-based slot audio lends a retro feel.
Interestingly, Novomatic has chosen to keep the sounds very simple in the main game, and when the reels spin you will enjoy a traditional fruit machine sound, that will take you back to playing real land-based machines in a casino or bar. Occasionally though, there will be a siren scream that could be imagined to be from a mermaid.
All-in-all, Lord of the Ocean™, is a thoroughly playable slot, with a rich, enticing visual atmosphere, quick gameplay, and a nice simple layout with a traditional land-based casino feel. With the potential for very impressive wins, and a solid feel, it is clear why Lord of the Ocean™ has long been one of EnergyCasino’s most popular slot games. So, if ancient history, mystery and aquatics are your thing, then you are going to love diving to the depths of the seas with Lord of the Ocean™ at EnergyCasino.