Let the Tournament of the Century Begin
Dart Heroes is taking place in a sci-fi universe, where darts tournaments have become an intergalactic event. The arena is filled with blue lasers and neon signs, with a cheering crowd in the background and our 4 heroes dressed as superheroes that would fit well in the Marvel or DC franchise – two absolute references in the superhero genre, as we all well know.
Despite being directly inspired by actual people, Dart Heroes is highly original and, to be perfectly honest, a little crazy to look at. If you are into darts and have a sense of humour, the game won’t fail to grab your attention right away. You might even recognise the game’s protagonist, which are very prominent in the world of competitive darts.
Aim for the Centre
Dart Heroes can be controlled easily with the simple command bar under the reels, which allows you to bet from 0.40 to 40 credits per turn. The game contains 5 reels and lets you score winning combinations anywhere, which leaves you with 243 ways to win every time you place a bet. You can use the classic max bet and autospin shortcuts to speed up the tournament even further whenever you feel the need to.
With a 96.06% RTP and a very low volatility, Dart Heroes is filled with low-hanging cash prizes that you will be able to pocket quite frequently as you spin the reels. The paytable contains some metallic-looking card icons plus scoreboards, targets and other useful items in a darts tournament. The 4 competitors are the final symbols here, worth up to 250 times your line bet in the base game.
You were promised some superpowers, and Dart Heroes is going to deliver. Each of the 4 players carries its own bonus symbol, and all you need to do is find 3 matching bonus icons on reels 1, 3 and 5 at the same time to win 20 free spins instantly, and up to 200 times your wager at the same time. Note that the bonus round is the same regardless of which player has triggered it, and that wild symbols will be added onto the reels for the entire duration of the free spin round.
Talking about wilds, each dart player symbol can turn into such a handy joker icon at any time during the base game. Wilds can expand on the reels in different patterns according to which player is involved, so keep an eye out for big chain reactions of wins whenever a wild is revealed. Each pattern is displayed at the start of the game, before you can choose your first bet.
Regular Players Turned into Superheroes
Magic Money by Novoline is a much more down-to-earth slot game that is based on the same settings as Dart Heroes, with 243 ways to win and some free spins to grab. Note that Dart Heroes is still more generous in that department overall, and has a noticeably lower variance. This alone will be a major selling point for new players, looking for a dynamic experience.
When it comes to superheroes, nothing and no one can beat Superman. If you agree, you might want to check out the Cryptologic adaptation of the adventures of your favourite Kryptonian hero. We can guarantee you some impressive visual action, big wins and the quintessential superhero experience if you give it a try.
A Unique Style, a Few Missed Opportunities
Dart Heroes is clearly designed for the fans of darts first and foremost. You might feel a bit left out and find the game a little bizarre if you have no previous knowledge of darts and didn’t know anything about any of the 4 heroes of the game.
If we stick to the technical features of the game, Dart Heroes is a very honest slot with some decent rewards and good graphics. We only wished that each player had a specific bonus feature to trigger, which would have made them more memorable.