Dragon Lines by Ainsworth is about the Chinese Dragon of all the festivals and celebrations that take place in that country. It becomes animated when it is involved in a win, and this adds a dash of fun to the game.
The symbols in Dragon Lines by Ainsworth are bright and colourful, and are all related to Asia. They include firecrackers and a golden Urn, a gold Coin and a Chinese lantern. There is also the traditional drum, and the playing cards from nine through to the Ace, that represent the lowest paying symbols in the game. The playing cards are also decorated with small Oriental emblems. The sounds in the game are the usual reel stop sounds, with a drum beat and Chinese flutes as a backing soundtrack to the free spins bonus round.
Chinese Carnival Symbols
The symbol that is the most valuable is the golden Urn, and this will give you a prize of one hundred coins if you find four on a pay line, but a great payout of one thousand coins for five Urns appearing on a pay line. The next in value is the gold Coin, which will give you three hundred coins for finding five, followed by the Drum, and the Lantern and firecrackers, worth two hundred coins if five of these symbols appear. The lowest number of the playing cards, the nine, will give you a prize for finding two of them, but all the others require you to find three or more identical symbols from the left hand reel, in order to give you a payout.
The Dragon is the Wild in Dragon Lines by Ainsworth, and this will be able to substitute any other symbol to be able to complete a winning combination of bingo for money, apart from the Scatter symbol. The Wilds can be stacked, sometimes covering all three positions on the reels. This will give you the chance to make up multiple wins.
Wins with Stacked Wilds and Scatters
Scatters in Dragon Lines by Ainsworth are the richly adorned Yin Yang symbols. Three or more of these appearing will trigger the free spins bonus round, and you are awarded ten free spins. The Scatters also offer prizes on their own. Three of the Scatters appearing on the reels gives you a multiplier of two on your initial wager, and four appearing gives you a multiplier of ten. If you find five of the Scatters on the reels you will win a large multiplier of one hundred times your original stake.
The free spins bonus round totals your wins from the ten free spins that you are given in the right hand corner of the screen. There is also a background track that continues spinning, with stacked dragons on the middle three reels. This can help you increase your wins. If you land three or more of the Scatters at any time while you are playing the free spins round, you will be given five additional free spins. Once the free spins round is over in Dragon Lines by Ainsworth, you will see a pop up box appear, showing your total winnings. Clicking on the OK button will return you to the base game.
Dragon Lines by Ainsworth is a fived reel game with fifty pay lines. It is possible to play a reduced number of pay lines, but playing all fifty will give you the best use of the stacked Wilds and the best chance for forming winning combinations.