Theme and graphics
The legend of the Argonauts’ quest for the Golden Fleece, led by the fearless Jason, is one of the most famous in Greek mythology. Let us briefly recap what it is all about. The mentioned in the story was a golden ram’s skin sent by the gods, a symbol of prosperity of the people living in Colchis. It hung in a grove guarded by a fierce dragon.
Jason had been tasked by his uncle Pelias to steal the golden fleece. Equally brave warriors from all parts of Greece volunteered to help the famous Greek hero. They set out on a dangerous voyage on a ship called the Argo (after the name of its builder), so they were nicknamed the Argonauts.
Jason and his companions had many fantastic adventures during their voyage. They visited the island of Lemnos where women ruled, tamed bulls that spewed flame, fought warriors who grew from dragon teeth sown, and passed many other tests, returning to Greece with the coveted trophy.
The main events of this myth are reflected in the new Jason and the Golden Fleece video slot, which Microgaming has delighted us all with.
You should also pay tribute to the stunning soundtrack that will accompany you on this journey. Thanks to its excellent optimization, the game loads in seconds and doesn’t lag one bit. No third-party software installation is required, all you need is a browser. If you’re looking for an interesting slot with an ancient Greek theme, Jason and the Golden Fleece is your choice. It has medium variance and will suit beginners as well as players with experience in the world of casino games.
Gameplay and Paylines
The high paying symbols in Jason and the Golden Fleece are Jason himself, Medea, Chiron, the Argonauts and the ship. Combinations that can be made from these icons will get you between 30 and 2000 coins. The low paying symbols include the different places that Jason has to visit: Colchis, the Sirens Islands, Crete, the Simplegades, Mysia and Jolk. Payouts for lines with these icons can range from 8 to 150 coins. Before proceeding directly to the game, you will first need to select the bet. This can be changed using the buttons at the bottom of the screen. You can change the number of coins per line, from 1 to 10, and the coin value, from 0.01 to 0.50.
In Jason and the Golden Fleece there are 25 active winning lines, giving you plenty of opportunities to make winning combinations on each spin. You have to catch at least 3 symbols in one of the lines to get your payout.
Pay special attention to the main character, Jason, who is the best symbol in Jason and the Golden Fleece. For a line of 5 such icons you can win 2000 coins.
Aside from the basic gameplay, Jason and the Golden Fleece come packed with extra features. Firstly, there’s the Wild which substitutes for all other symbols in the game except the Scatter. On top of that, any combination that contains a Wild symbol will also double your payout. Catching 3 or more Scatter symbols anywhere on the reels will take you and Jason on a journey. Each time you trigger this feature, you will move to the next location. Thus, you will need to activate this bonus multiple times to reach the end of the adventure. You will be able to visit a total of 6 different locations. The journey begins on Yolk. In this feature, you will have to choose 6 of the 12 shields. In total, you will be able to win up to 15,000 coins. You will then travel to Misia. There you’ll need to collect 4 of the same items and the winnings can be up to 12,500 coins. The next stop is Simplegades. There, a Shipwreck bonus game awaits you, which can also win up to 12,500 coins. After that, you and Jason will head to Crete. In this feature, you will spin the bonus wheel. You will have up to 5 tries at your disposal. No matter where the wheel stops, you’ll win a prize either way. Next, you’ll be faced with the Siren Islands and the card bonus. You’ll be guessing whether the next card is older or younger than the previous one. Making 4 correct choices will win you a bonus prize. Finally, you will reach Colchis. There you and Jason will brew a potion to put the dragon to sleep. The stronger the dragon sleeps, the more riches you will take with you.