Dogs and foxes don't really mix, even if we're sort of cousins, as things can get a bit heated and, well, the less said, the better.
But we've nothing to fear from this pack of pups me Foxy friends. The gang from Pragmatic Play's 2019 release, The Dog House, is back. And their new home is a 6-reel Megaways grid that can feature up to 117,649 possible ways to win!
The canines that make up the premium symbols are a google-eyed sausage dog, a pugnacious pug, a beribboned Shih Tzu, and a very strange rottweiler as the highest paying symbol, awarding a possible top prize of 7.5 x the stake for a combination of 6.
Of course, these pampered animals need their accessories and treats, so there's also a dog collar and a chewy bone symbol that bridge the gap between the premiums and the low-paying card ranks 10 to Ace.
The Dog House symbol is Wild. When it lands only on reels 2 to 5, it can help form winning combinations by standing in for regular symbols. And if it does contribute to a win, the prize will be increased by a randomly chosen multiplier of either 2 x or 3 x. If a lucky fox lands a win involving two or more Wilds, the multipliers are added together for some serious win potential.
The Dog House Megaways slot can land up to 7 symbols on each of the 6 reels, for a total of up to 117,649 ways to win.
The rules of the game and the paytable can be found by clicking the info button on the bottom left of the screen.
Once you’ve read them and are ready to start spinning the reels, you can set the bet level anywhere from 0.20 to 100, which is a pretty generous range for a Megaways slot. Then just press spin to let the dogs out.
All me Free Spin-lovin’ foxy friends are in for a treat here. Keep your peepers peeled for the paw print Scatter. A combination of 3, 4, 5, or 6, will award the lucky fox who lands them with free spins. But before the freebies kick-off, the player has a choice to make; Sticky Wilds Free Spins or the Raining Wilds Free Spins?
The number of triggering puppy pawprints pattering across the screen decides how many Free Spins the player gets;
During the Sticky Wilds Free Spins, wins involving a Wild are multiplied by 1 x, 2 x, or 3 x. And just like in the base game, all Wilds involved in a win have their multipliers added together before the prize is calculated. Any Wilds that land will also stick for the rest of the Free Spins.
Foxes who choose to play in the rain will get the following, depending on how many pawprint Scatters triggered the round:
And what exactly are Raining Wilds? Up to 6 wilds of any size with a multiplier of 1x, 2x, or 3x will land on the reels randomly on each spin. Simple, but effective.
Pragmatic Play has done a great job of revamping an old favourite. My Foxy friends have nothing to fear from these playful pooches except the volatility of the game. Pragmatic Play has done itself proud. The treats can come raining down in either of the Free Spins rounds, but it can take a while to trigger them, so always set yourself a sensible loss limit for any online slot session, and don’t gamble with money you can’t afford to lose. Good Luck!