The Mega Fortune Dreams slot machine is the follow up to the far more famous NetEnt Mega Fortune, which holds the Guinness Book of Records spot for the largest win in online slot history.
So, of course, comparisons are going to be made. How could they not, when version 2 dares to call itself ‘dreams’?
We are gamblers, we are hard-wired to dream big. Can you beat the multi-million daydreams that the original Mega Fortune slot achieved?
The short answer is no. The long answer is, a bit, yes.
Unlike the original, Mega Fortune Dreams slot is only in a few mobile and online casinos around the world.
It means that, by default, you will have a smaller progressive jackpot to win. Fewer casinos online having the game means less money going into the pot, but more importantly, it also means less competition for the top jackpot prize.
And if you win 1 or 2 million instead of 5 million, are you really going to complain?
It still has three slot jackpots, and one still reaches the millions at some point. It just does it a little slower.
For one, the jackpot click me wheel game seems to appear more often. Which always brings that flutter of a jackpot hope and excitement.
They have also increased the maximum amount you can win, with the original having a top amount of 100,000 in cash at max bet, Mega Fortune Dreams slot online doubles that to a max amount of 200,000.
There’s a bigger multiplier on the free spins. You still get 10 free spins to start with, but in Mega Fortune Dreams the multiplier starts at x3 rather than x2.
Making the free spins rounds truly worth catching. Especially as every time you get a scatter on screen you’ll either get an additional multiplier or an additional free spin.
We’ve hit as many as 29 free spins and 5x multiplier, which made us forget we were playing a jackpot slot and just in it for the big wins in the game.
They don’t come with a multiplier, but they do show up more often. More than that, if you get 3 anywhere on screen, they will remain sticky and give you one free re-spin.
Not easy to trigger mind you, but when it does come, usually it’s fairly helpful in keeping your budget topped up.
Though the theme is similar, we prefer the class of the french riviera than the Caribbean yacht.
Even if the style wasn’t the problem, we have to admit that actually getting the jackpot bonus game so often dampens the excitement as you come to expect to barely make it past the first of the four wheels.
On the bright side, if you do manage to get to the jackpot (the fourth and centre of the wheel), it might take you a few minutes for your brain to register that you managed to get further along the game.
So that’s… good? We guess?
Plus, needless to say, we missed the multiplier on the wild symbol. The sticky wild re-spins simply do not show up enough to bring true thrills to the base game.
If it sounds like we are nit-picking, that’s because we are. Put other slot machines next to the original Mega Fortune and they will be hard pressed to compare.
So no, it’s not as good as it’s big brother, but this version of the Mega Fortune Dreams video slot is still head above shoulders of most other casino games out there.
Add that it works just as beautifully on Android and iOS casinos, and we’ll admit that, when the prize pots gets high enough, it’s hard not to be tempted to be swept away to a beautiful champagne filled sunset.
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