Something chilling, dark, and mysterious is lurking in Baron Bloodmore and the Crimson Castle by Thunderkick. Judging by the game’s title alone, players should expect a thrilling ride with a few scares along the way like Dracula. Or it’s all about the marketing and packaging of the game, and we end up with another lousy slot to play. Well, this is my primary intention in reviewing this exciting slot from Thunderkick. I am a long-time fan of this small game developer, with most of its slot titles boasting impressive production and themes like Riders of the Storm and Tiger Rush.
In Baron Bloodmore and the Crimson Castle slot, players will find a 5-reel and 25 paylines games with very high volatility. This Thunderkick slot boasts the appealing Vampire Wild, the Massive Mystery Symbol, and the Free Spins Scatter, which serves as your ticket to the bonus and up to 20 free games. There’s also the Crimson Cash bonus with the Pattern Collect, Spawn and Copy features. With a 96.07% RTP and a 25,000x jackpot potential, a scary saga on the reels is about to become lucrative!
This Thunderkick game is set on an interesting and chilly premise. Players are invited to visit and explore the scary rooms and corners of the Crimson castle. As they move around the castle, dark forces make their presence felt. This exciting and novella-like introduction quickly draws players like me in. But is this game worth our real money bets? In this review, I will look at the game’s best features, bonuses, and payouts. But before we proceed, let’s take a look at some of its highlights.
While playing this game, it’s evident that the developer took inspiration from Count Dracula and his colorful lifestyle. This game invites you to step inside Crimson Castle to explore its vast expanse. Here, you will meet Baron Bloodmore, which I hope can bring in bigger payouts. I love the play of words used for the main character. If he’s Bloodmore, can we expect more payouts? Moving on, the castle’s interior is bathed in an eerie purple light with lighted lamps as the backdrop. It seems that the Baron is just waiting for the sun to come down before he can come fully alive again!
Aside from the Baron, you should also watch out for the grand entrance of the Vampire sisters that work as the game’s Wild. Like Wilds, they replace other symbols, and if they appear as a group, they offer payouts similar to what Baron Bloodmore can offer.
In this gothic-themed slot, exploring the eerie corners for a chance at the prizes is made simple. This game is optimized for mobile gameplay and features bets that range from 0.10 credits up to 100.00 credits for every spin. This is a high volatility game with a decent RTP that is set at 96.15%. To place your bet, just click on the ‘Coin’ button that you can find at the bottom-right portion of the screen. After confirming the best, just click the ‘Spin’ button located at the extreme bottom-right part of the screen.
This game comes with 25 fixed paylines and your job is to complete a winning combination of three to five of a kind. Baron Bloodmore and the Crimson Castle slot comes with eight paying symbols with the playing card suits from Jacks to Aces as the low pays. For the game’s high pay, you have the Wolves, Ravens, Gargoyles, and, yes, Baron Bloodmore. If you land these high pays during your random spins, you can win fromyour bet 10x up to 10 30x for five symbols.
At first glance, the game’s list of features is somewhat standard. You have free games, a Hold’& Win, and the intriguing Mystery Symbol. But after a few random spins, I can say that these features are exciting enough, and Thunderkick has added a few touches to make the player’s game session more memorable and lucrative.
One exciting feature in this game is the Massive Mystery symbol. This is 3×3 in size and can transform into other symbols except for the Scatter and Free Spins. But the real treat in this game comes in the form of a Free Spins bonus, which you can play by landing at least three Free Spins Scatters anywhere on the screen. The number of free games that you can collect depends on the number of displayed Scatters. Landing three, four, or five Winged Skull Scatters will award you with 10, 15, or 20 free games. Also, a Massive Mystery symbol will appear in every spin during the bonus round. However, this game does not offer you a chance to retrigger the bonus.
I’m also happy to note that this game offers a bonus- the Crimson Cash Bonus Game. You can play this Thunderkick feature by collecting at least three Cash Scatters in three different reels. Here, the normal reels are taken out to accommodate special symbols with multipliers ranging from 1x up to 50x. Some extras help enhance your game experiences, such as the Collection, the Spawn, and Copy symbols. Among these three modifiers, I like the Spawn as it randomly appears and adds an extra Multiplier on the reels.
Thunderkick tries hard to be different, and it shows in this slot game. If you are a regular slots player, you will find a few refreshing touches on the screen even though the theme is dark and chilling. Baron Bloodmore and the Crimson Castle works based on the standard Hold & Spin feature throws in Massive Mystery Symbol and delivers a decent Free Spins bonus where players can collect up to 20 free games.
My issue with this bonus is that you cannot retrigger the free spins. My only consolation, at least in terms of bonuses, is the presence of Crimson Cash Bonus Game, where there is a potential to win a 50x Multiplier.