There was a time when the title ‘chief’ was enough to create fear in anyone of lower ranks in the pecking order of the tribe or community. This is not to say that the title has lost its value but just, it’s no longer as powerful as it used to be among the clan. Once upon a time the title of ‘chief’ was widely used is in American Indian tribes as the symbol of the leader and overall boss. If you like games in this genre you should also take a look at the popular Indian Dreaming free iPad slot game guide.
Golden Chief Free iPad Slot Guide
In this slot game, SG Interactive pays tribute to Native American culture and history with the main focus on the powerful leaders of the time i.e. chiefs. To start one’s adventure in this native American themed slot game, players will have to set in motion the game’s five reels that come with 5 reels and 100 paylines.
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Slot layout 101
The background of this slot game depicts a medieval American village illuminated by the shining rays of the sun. the reels of the game are covered by a light brown colour.
Reel symbols theme
When spinning the reels of Golden Chief, players will find the following symbols on the reels: a Native American man, a Native American woman, a boar, a bridge and traditional card symbols.
Base game symbols and pay tables
- A native American man and the icon written WILD: The highest paying symbols in the game are the Native American man and the icon written wild. For matching five of the same kind the player is awarded a 250x multiplier, for matching four of the same kind the player is awarded a 50x multiplier and for matching three of the same kind the player is awarded a 5x multiplier.
- Native American woman: The second highest paying icon in the slot is represented by the Native American woman. For matching five of these the player is awarded a 40x multiplier, for matching four of these the player is awarded an 8x multiplier and for matching three of these the player is awarded a 4x multiplier.
- A bridge and a boar: The third highest paying icons are the bridge and the boar. For matching five of the same kind the player is awarded a 30x multiplier, for matching four of the same kind the player is awarded a 4x multiplier and for matching three of the same kind the player is awarded a 2x multiplier.
- Traditional Card Symbols: The traditional card symbols pay the least in this slot game. Among these, Ace pays the most fetching a 15x multiplier for five, a 3x multiplier for four and a 1x multiplier for three. Among these, King, Jack, Queen and number 10 pay the least fetching a 10x multiplier for five of a kind, a 2x multiplier for four of a kind and a 1x multiplier for three of a kind.
Bonus games and features
- Wild: This slot game has two wild icons represented by the Native American man and the icon written WILD. These two wild symbols do have the power to substitute for any other symbol with the exception of the scatter.
- Scatter: The scatter is represented by the icon written GOLDEN BONUS.
Expanding Wilds Feature: This is a random feature which sees the Native American man wild expanding and covering all reel positions. When it does, this icon can increase the paylines up to the maximum of 100 paylines depending with the bet amount the player is wagering with.
- Mystery Symbol Upgrade Feature: This is a random feature which will see low-value icons (traditional card symbols) transform into high-value symbols.
- Bonus Trigger: This feature is triggered when the player lands at least three scatters on the reels. Three scatter symbols will award the player the Golden Bonus Wheel (player stands to win five free spins or to trigger either the Totem Riches or Cash Canyon bonus feature). Four scatters will award the player the Super Golden Bonus Wheel (player stands to win 10 free spins or to trigger either the Super Totem Riches or the Super Cash Canyon feature). Five scatters will award the player a cash prize. Free spins can be retriggered if the player lands one or more scatter symbols.
- Totem Riches: This bonus feature is triggered via the Bonus Trigger. The player is presented with a stick and he has to pick his totem. When the player makes his pick, he will reveal a cash multiplier. The player will keep on picking totems hence cash multipliers until the Collect option pops up at which point the player is awarded all the cash multipliers and the bonus ends. In the Super Totem Riches, the player is given one extra life plus the cash multipliers come in higher value.
Cash Canyon Bonus
- This bonus feature is triggered via the Bonus Trigger. A wheel is shown on the screen and the payer is asked to spin it. The number highlighted after the wheel is spun is the number of steps that the player has to make on the canyon.
- The further the player goes on the canyon, the higher the amount he stands to win. In the Super Cash Canyon, there are high-value cash prizes.
Free Spins Gamble
- The player has the option to gamble the free spins he receives via the Golden Bonus Wheel. To stand a chance of winning even more free spins, the player simply has to spin the red Gamble button. The player can win up to an extra 30 free spins.
Big Bet Game Feature
There is a Big Bet game which can be triggered manually by clicking the BB button. In the 20.00 Big Bet game, the player will see the scatter symbol double in size. In the 30.00 Big Bet game, the player will see expanding wilds persist on the reels while an extra life is given during the Totem Riches feature. In the 50.00 Big Bet game, all 100 paylines are activated for some mega sized pay-outs.
Closing thoughts and score
Golden Chief is quite an entertaining slot game that comes with numerous highly lucrative bonus rounds. The RTP of this game range from 94.12 percent to 98.14 percent. This slot game gets a 9 point rating out of 10 points in our iPad slot guides.