Captain Venture casino slot by Novomatic is a nautical themed slot full of pirates and treasure chests, rather like those that players hope to win. Captain Venture is a five reel slot with just ten paylines, and the simple white reels are placed on a vast open sea. Aqua water reaches into the horizon where there is the faint view of land and a large tall ship off in the distance. Continuing the theme, the symbols are all related to the sea and feature pirate ships, anchors, maps, pirates and of course Captain Venture himself as the most valuable of all the icons on offer. Lower values are simply the playing card values and start from 9 all the way through to the Ace. Captain Venture is in fact the wild and five of him landing on a single payline can pay out a massive ten thousand times the player’s line stake. Later on in the bonus game section, he is worth even more and can pay out as much as eighty thousand times the bet. There is also a scatter represented by a steering wheel and this will activate another of the bonus features.
Venturing out with the Captain onto the high seas offers plentiful bounty but before setting sail players should pay attention to a few of the basics required to make this game more enjoyable. There is a minimum and maximum of just a single coin per line. The minimum coin size is also one but the maximum is a huge one thousand. No progressive jackpot here, but the jackpot on offer is a large one and sits pretty at 80,000 coins. Well worth some seafaring trouble. An RTP of 94.01% rounds off the stats nicely giving players a decent chance of some winnings in this exciting yet high variance game on the sea.
The main feature here is of course the free spins. These are activated when a minimum of three steering wheel scatters land anywhere on the reels. This can award players free spins of 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 or 20. In addition to these free spins there is a four times multiplier on any winnings acquired during the free spins section of the game. As mentioned before, the Captain Venture icon is also very important. Being the wild it can substitute for any of the symbols except for the scatter. It can also double the winning amount. A combination that is won using the wild can actually become a very decent eight times multiplier which can seriously increase those winnings. If this wasn’t enough, if a player can land three scatters during the free spins round it will re-trigger the feature and potentially offer the player a massive forty free spins. A decent overall game, the graphics of Captain Venture are nothing special but with the fast gameplay and the high variance, players will find little time to be picky over those details. Hopefully those wins will come thick and fast.