Dead or Alive Graphics and Paytable
Dead or Alive slot is jam jacked with features to keep you playing for hours. The backdrop is set in a dusty western outpost, inclusive of wind and lightning, the graphics are smooth and clear, and the weather effects are constant throughout the main game and give an eerie feel to this slot. They are even accompanied by a background track of wind.
You are alone in this slot, out on a dangerous adventure in the deep west, the danger of the elements and wilderness is tactile, NetEnt have done a great job with the design. Every time you touch something on screen the sound a horsewhip cracks.
You can only alter volume with this slot, not soundtracks or graphics quality, which is a reflection of its 2009 release. The symbols used are all classic to the genre. The Sheriff’s badge is the highest winning at 1000 coins for 5, followed by the Gun Belt at 750 for 5, the Cowboy Hat at 400, the Boots at 300, and the Whiskey Shot at 200. There is also A-10 in very stylized design. See the Pay table for greater detail of winning combinations and symbol worth.
Gold, Gold and More Gold
With 9 fixed Pay lines, and 4 bet levels, coins range from €0.01 up to €0.50. That makes min bets of just €0.09 and max of €18.00. Theoretical RTP for Dead of Alive slot is 96.8%. To play other slots with high RTP click here, if you need to brush up on your slots strategy, read our complete guide here.
Dead or Alive Special Features
The Scatter is elegantly animated and comes to life on the reels by cocking a set of old Smith Western guns; it’s also worth loads!
- 5 Scatter on the reels with reward you with a huge 2500 coins, all though this drops hugely, becoming negligible for any less than 5.
- As usual 3+Scatters triggers Free Spins, of which 12 are rewarded.
During Free Spins the background screen changes and you are sitting at the bar for the reel spins, the music that accompanies this round is the classic, past paced piano style of the era, it is perfect for matching our excitement as we try to collect wanted Wild posters. During Free Spins any wins have an x2 multiplier attached.
Wilds are the wanted posters. They do their job as normal by substituting for all other symbols except Scatter, but don’t be disappointed just yet, there are Sticky Wilds also, and they hold their position on the reels for a whole Free Spin session if you have them. If they appear during a Free Spin, 5 extra Free Spins are triggered. Sticky Wilds triggering new Spins will stay on the reels for the whole of the bonus session.
What We Think of Dead or Alive Slot
Dead of Alive is a charming slot; it’s fun and captivating. The special features are well-designed and fun to play. To be in with any hope of making real cash on this slot you need to be triggering the Sticky Wild bonus features and 2x multiplier from the Scatter symbols, which we only managed once. That aside, Dead or Alive slot is still one of NetEnt casinos most popular slots, and players love it. This slot is defiantly worth a spin so you can understand why so many love it, but we are not sure if it will win you over.