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The relatively young Novoline Slot Columbus is enjoying more and more popularity – and that not without reason: the combination of free games as well as the possibility to double your winnings in the risk game gives this game a very special charm.
As a player you conquer the world oceans with the aim to make as many lucrative discoveries as possible. Besides the well-known symbols of 10 to ace, there are special symbols here, which provide for good winnings making the bankrolls grow immensely depending on the combination.
The video slot machine Columbus has more than 5 rollers and nine pay line available players can activate according to their wishes.
Like with is big idol Book of Ra, also Columbus offers a free game-feature. It is triggered with a combination of three or more ‘Columbus’ ships, the so-called Scatter Symbol.
The free game feature contains at least 10 free rounds where you can attain additional winnings without risking another cent!
Golden ships act as wild symbols during the free games and substitute all other symbols.
The special thing about Columbus: Altogether the free game feature is more often triggered than at Book of Ra; in addition the free games are more frequently prolonged and prolonged …and prolonged. Therefore, winnings within the free games are not as high as in case of its bigger brother.
Another thrill at Columbus is the Gamble Mode. As soon as you reach a winning combination of at least 2 symbols lying next to each other, the “Gamble” button appears. Now you have the choice: you can collect the profit so far or double it at one stroke - double or nothing! So, press the “gamble” button and off you go: two cards appear and now you have to bet on the right colour – chance: fifty/fifty. This game can played as long as it becomes too risky. Then you can pocket the profits won so far by clicking on “Take” and have it credited to your player account.
This combination from stake amount and activated pay lines as well as the free games and the risk game make up the special charm of Columbus.
In contrast to Book of Ra, the player comes into bonus rounds more frequently which, however, are considerably smaller. For that reason, Columbus guarantees action – without longer wait.
All in all, Columbus constitutes the best alternative to the Novoline Bestseller Book of Ra.