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Big Fat Dragon

Gaming Arts

Big Fat Dragon

This new game centered around a comical rotund dragon character brings fun animation to Gaming Arts’ new large-format cabinet, the 49-inch portrait VertX Grand.

The base game is a five-reel, 243-ways-to-win video slot, with the dragon character hosting several “Village Features” in the primary game. Villager and Animal symbols on reels 2-5 trigger bonuses based on the type of villager or animal. Villagers wearing a hat, helmet or crown reveal a credit prize awarded to the player. Villagers without hat are attacked by the Big Fat Dragon, who chases them around the reels adding wild symbols.

A “Gheep” symbol—it’s a combination of a goat and a sheep—on the reels awards a multiplier applied to any win. A Villager and Gheep will ride around the reels adding multiplying wild symbols that increase any win.

Three or more scatter symbols trigger the “Feeding Frenzy Free Spins.” The reels will move to the upper part of the screen. For each spin, a blank reel position will display either food or armor. Armor locks in place, and the food is eaten by the Big Fat Dragon, revealing cash-on-reels symbols, or one of three progressive jackpots, resetting at $5 times the denomination (Mini), $100 (Major) and $500 (Mega). The player continues the free-spin feature until all 15 positions are filled with armor.

Manufacturer: Gaming Arts
Platform: VertX Grand
Format: Five-reel, 10-line, 15-line or 30-line video slot
Max Bet: 25, 50, 100, 250, 500, 1,000
Denomination: .01, .02, .05, .10,. .25, .50. 1.00, 5.00, 10.00, 25.00, 50.00
Top Award: Progressive; resets at 500 times denomination
Hit Frequency: Approximately 30%
Theoretical Hold: 4%-15%