Blueprint Gaming is a privately held business that has been in operation for almost 19 years after its establishment in 2001. The company was founded by Darren Breese in January 2001. Before establishing Blueprint Gaming, Darren Breese worked as an Operations Manager of Gaming & Amusement Machines at Six Continents Hotel, Georgia for 5 years. After 5 years at Six Continents Hotel, Breese left in December 2000 and founded Blueprint the following month. He worked as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from January 2001 till January 2019. He is currently a shareholder with Storm Gaming Technology.
The Managing Director of Blueprint Gaming, Matt Cole, is a Graduate of Economics from the University of Leeds and has been the Managing Director since January 2009. Chris Smalley, Head of Design at Blueprint Gaming, has been with the company since June 2009. He worked as a Game Designer till December 2013 after which he became Product Manager. In September 2019, he became Head of Design at Blueprint Gaming. In October 2010, Jo Purvis joined Blueprint Gaming as Head of Sales & Online Marketing after which she became Director of Marketing and Relationships in April 2019.
Blueprint Gaming currently operates in the United Kingdom and Malta and they currently have at least 100,000 land terminals across Europe (Italy, Germany and the United Kingdom. The team consists of professionals in different spheres. Some of these professionals include Software Engineers, Financial Analysts, Marketing Managers, Designers, Network System Operators, and Finance Managers.
On 14 January 2019, Blueprint announced its partnership with Iforium. The partnership came as a way for the company to fulfill its goal of increasing its global reach. The deal saw the hosting of some of Blueprint’s games on Iforium’s Gameflex platform. Some of the games that were added on the Gameflex platform at the start of the partnership include Inspector Gadget, TED and Diamond Mine Megaways.
Within the days that followed the announcement of Blueprint’s partnership with Iforium, they announced the release of Rome: Rise of an Empire. The game is 5 reel, 3 rows game themed on ancient Rome and Gladiators. This game featured 5 bonus rounds that are activated when the players get at least 3 colosseum bonus symbols.
A week after the release of Rome: Rise of an Empire, it was announced that they would be releasing Mischievous TED. Mischievous TED was a sequel to an earlier game titled TED. TED which was based on a Hollywood movie with the same title was designed with a teddy bear that swings beers and this game was a huge success. The sequel to the TED game was made in the pub fruit machine form and it came with 5 reels and 3 rows. The reels and rows were designed with the features of an Amusement with Prize machine (AWP) and it also featured 16 bonus games.
On 7 February 2019, Blueprint Gaming bought Project Coin Limited. This deal was according to Blueprint’s goal to expand its global reach. Before the acquisition, Project Coin Machine Limited was a company that created machines for video games. Project Coin Limited was established in 1979 with its sales covering many countries of the world. On concluding the merger, games such a Mega Bars and Find the Lady Poker from Project Coin Limited were transferred to Blueprint’s Server. The companies resolved to keep growing their relationship as they intended to make even more unique games together.
On the 13th of February, Sean Doyle, a chef, had a lot of reasons to smile when he won over 4 million pounds while playing Blueprint’s Mars Attacks. This win came about a year following the update of the game to make players win more.
Valentine’s Day came in 2019 with Blueprint unveiling Lightning Strike Megaways. Lightning Strike Megaways was another game from Blueprint that had the Big Time Gaming licensed Megaways mechanic. The theme of the game was based on Asgard – a realm of powerful gods from Norse mythology. The game featured the god of thunder Thor, his hammer Mjolnir and some of the other Asgardian gods.
February 22, 2019, Blueprint revealed its partnership with SBTech. SBTech is an award-winning online sports betting company providing online betting solutions to over 50 clients in 20 countries around the world. This partnership saw the inclusion of certain Blueprint games on the SBTech platform. Some of the games that were made available at the time of the announcement include King Kong Cash, Fishin’ Frenzy and a number of games from their Megaways collection. This move was made in furtherance of the company’s goal of reaching a larger audience.
There were more partnerships in 2019: Blueprint became partners with EveryMatrix and Svenska Spel Sport & Casino in March, they became partners with iGaming in June, in July they became partners with Groove Gaming, in October with Lindar Media and in November, they bought Livewire gaming.
Blueprint had a lot more to unveil in February 2019 when they released Temple of Treasure Megaways, a new addition to their Megaways collection. Temple of Treasure featured over 117,000 pay lines and was themed on the Aztecs.
The releases did not end here, there were other game releases all through the year. Some of these other games released include Tiki Treasure Megaways, Mystery Spin Deluxe Megaways, Return of Kong Megaways, Super Lucky Charms, Gods of Olympus Megaways, The Goonies, Dragon Fall and Beavis & Butt-Head.
Blueprint Gaming currently creates most of its slots on the HTML5 platform to enhance usability on different platforms. They currently have about 170 slots most of which cannot be downloaded of casino clients platforms.
Blueprint Gaming focuses on creating interactive slots with user interfaces that are easy to navigate. They end product is usually tailored for the players’ ease. Their games currently support 18 languages and 30 currencies with a Roadmap that offers about 20 titles each year.
Blueprint Gaming is a top game studio with headquarters in the United Kingdom and an office in Malta. They create interactive, innovative and easy-to-use slot games on the HTML5 platform. The use of the HTML5 platform allows that their slots be accessed on various platforms while maintaining quality display and performance. Having been in existence for almost 2 decades, Blueprint and its partners have created many successful slot games and have contributed immensely to the online gaming industry. The following are some of their best slots over the years:
King Kong Cash also has 5 reels and 20 pay lines. It is themed on a monkey (King Kong) in the jungle. The slot has really great graphics and it also comes with various free spins and bonus rounds.
The low-return symbols are the card symbols A to J with crocodiles, tigers, parrots, and rhinoceros making up the standard symbols. With 5 King Kong Cash logo – the top symbol – you will earn 500 coins. The wild symbol – the barrel – also earns you 500 coins.
In this slot, you can bet between 0.20 pounds and 500 pounds for each spin with the possibility of winning as much as 1000 times the amount you bet.
Diamond Mine is a video slot with 6 reels, 117649 pay lines and an RTP of 96.43%. It is one of the Megaways collection of Blueprints Gaming and is themed on the American Wild West. It features free spins, multipliers, cascading reels but no bonus rounds. The graphics may not be spectacular but it is certainly okay.
The Diamond symbol gives the highest value followed by the Miner, the Lamp and the Pick Axe & Shovel. The card symbols (A, J, K, Q, 9 and 10) have the lowest returns. The scatter symbol is a Trolley filled with Gold and the wild symbol is a bunch of dynamite. The game also features a mystery symbol which is a Barrel of TNT.