If you are familiar with the epic poem Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner, you will understand the eerie atmosphere that pervades Ghost Ship video slot from the software provider Realtime Gaming. It is a pirate themed slot game, but there are no cannons, parrots or bloodthirsty buccaneers. The haunted pirate ship is bereft of any crew and slotjoker sails the ocean like a specter.
The main symbols in this fantastic video slot are the ghost captain and the ghost ship, which bring the reels to life. You would probably not have seen such win animations in other Realtime Gaming online slots. The high paying symbols are parts of the sunken ship like bell, treasure chest, cannon and figurehead. The low paying symbols are the usual playing card icons draped in seaweed.
The ghost captain is the wild symbol and it also awards the highest line payout. When the ghost captain or the ghost ship land on any reel in the base game, the captain may fill up the remaining places on the reel leading to more potential wins. The ghost ship is the scatter symbol that awards payouts multiplied by the total bet. Three or more scattered ghost ships also trigger the free spins feature. You will be awarded 2 free spins for each ghost captain and ghost ship symbol that appears on the reels in the triggering spin. There are payout multipliers as well. The multiplier will be 2x for four scatter symbols and 10x for five scatter symbols. In the free spins, when the ghost captain or the ghost ship land on any reel, the captain will definitely fill up the remaining places on the reel. Ghost Ship includes the two Realtime Gaming independent progressive jackpots that can be randomly awarded after any spin.
Ghost Ship is a 25 selectable paylines video slot game. It is standard slots strategy is to play with all lines enabled. The line bet can be varied from $0.01 to $0.25. This gives you a maximum total bet of $6.25. High roller players at Realtime Gaming online casinos may stay away after the initial visual attraction wears off. The top line payout is 2500 coins. You have the usual slot game functionalities for customising the sound options and game speed. There is the Auto Play feature available as well. You can play Ghost Ship at all Realtime Gaming online casinos. Club World, Manhattan Slots and Silver Oak are highly recommended.