Get ready for a medieval adventure in a castle. There will be suspenseful battles between heroes against villains, which bring a lot of wins. Fortress Charge is unique, untraditional and plays like a video game. Your aim is reaching to the fortress on the rightmost part of the row and defeat all villains.
Microgaming’s partner Crazy Tooth Studio offers an impressive slot. It uses the developer’s in- house Reel Quest feature. There are no free spins, wild or scatters, and a completely different ways of playing the rounds. If you want to try a different and one of a kind slot game, spin Fortress Charge! It is available for you to try in the free demo.
The game consists of 6 reels, 3 symbol rows, and 3 active pay-lines. The bet can be multiplied by x2 up to 4 times. Fortress Charge includes 5 hero symbols that can fight with 5 different villains. There are 5 accessory symbols to help you defeat them. You can get to a Chest with cash rewards, 1 Fortress symbols, 2x Multipliers, and 2 Empty Platform Symbols. Once you land a hero symbol, which all appear on the leftmost reels, you trigger a Reel Quest.
Its aim is advancing to the rightmost 5th reel, where a top reward of a fortress awaits you. Until you reach it you can win from multipliers and the other modifiers. Play with wagers from 10p to £15 per spin. The game has high volatility and in order to keep winning, you better choose a higher bet size. The RTP of Fortress Charge is 96.45% and its hit frequency is 12.32%.
You will win cash rewards for each successful battle and can add accessories that you can use to kill villains. There are multipliers that can reach to x16 (4 of x2) and wins from one of the fortresses can be up to 1,000 times your stake. If you have accumulated 4 multipliers of x2, you can win up to 16,000 times your stake. Not to mention all the other cash rewards you will have won until you have reached the fortress on the 5th reel.
The game is set on a fortress that represents the 6 reels with a 3-row grid. It plays in a series of Reel Quests that trigger with the landing of any of the 5 heroes on the leftmost reels. These are the Beast, Dragon, Elf, Dwarf, and Knight. The hero can encounter and will fight against 5 different villains. These can be the Ogre, Scorpion, Snake (that looks like Medusa), Spikes, and the Boulder.
It is determined in advance who can defeat who so, you will rely on luck. There are 2 empty platforms, chests, and x2 multipliers that all advance the hero to the right. The fortresses give you cash rewards and are at the end of the reel as a final reward for the successful battle. You can also use 5 different accessories to help you kill the enemies. These are the magic wand, fire potion, spear, wooden and shiny shields.
The slot looks and plays like a real video game with battles, accessories, and villains to kill. It is epic, enticing, and unique. The images are nice although the graphics could have been made to appear a bit better. The rounds are unpredictable and exciting. Keep in mind that in order to keep winning you better use higher stakes as this is a high volatility slot. The soundtrack is adventurous, electronic, and epic. It mixed with the sounds of battles and reels.
The gameplay is very similar to video games. There will be fighting with enemies, collecting accessories and etc. It includes 5 hero symbols and they are:
The 5 villain symbols are:
There are also 5 different accessory symbols that can be used against the enemies and
There is also 1 Chest symbol that awards a credit prize of between 3 and 10 times your stake. The 3 different Fortress symbols give you 3 different cash rewards. They are all at the rightmost 5th reel. The simplest of them with the yellow flag can give you from 10 to 14.50 times your bet. The fortress with the purple flowers and flags has rewards of from 15 to 75 times your bet. The fortress with the red flowers and flags awards 100 to 1,000 times your stake. The 2x Multiplier symbol doubles your wins. There are 2 Empty Platform Symbols and they don’t pay but simply let you advance through the row.
Landing a hero on the first reels triggers a Reel Quest. He advances to the rightmost reels with each battle that ends with a victory. Along the way, he will be adding accessories and cash rewards. Along advancing through the row, the hero can encounter villains, chests, accessories, multipliers. There are also empty platforms and a fortress at the end of the row.
When a hero encounters a villain, he will either defeat him and advance to the right of the grid on the row. Or he will be killed and be stopped by him. This depends on the type of villain and hero that meet and is according to the rule described above. Each successful battle brings you monetary wins as explained below. The payout for defeating each villain is boosted with multipliers. They have values of x2, x3, and x4 when they appear and the villains are killed on reels 3, 4, and 5 respectively.
When the hero encounters any of the 2 empty platforms, he advanced through them. Meeting a chest also advances the hero and gives you the respective cash prize it holds. Reaching to any of the 3 kinds of fortresses gives you the displayed on them money reward as shown above. This is the final aim of the rounds and results in massive wins. If the hero gets a 2x multiplier, any following wins he achieves will be doubled. Each hero can accumulate up to 4 of these x2 multipliers. So a total of x16 multiplier boost can be achieved per Reel Quest.
When the hero reaches an accessory, he gets it and can use it for future battles with a villain. The Reel Quest starts when a hero lands on the first reels and ends when it is defeated. Defeating the 5 different villains gives you the relevant cash wins. The latter is increased by x2, x3, or x4 when the villains are on reels 3, 4, and 5. The payouts of defeating the 5 villains before they are boosted with the multipliers are:
Fortress Charge is full of extra features and ways to win. It will entertain you while you are beating enemies and collecting accessories to help you. The outcomes of the battles are decided in advance so you will rely on weapons and luck to get to the end of the row.
The inspiration for Fortress Charge is probably taken from Big Time Gaming’s Holy Diver. The game is epic, thrilling, and unique. It plays and looks like a real video game. The graphics are cartoonish, the soundtrack is great and the theme is Medieval. You can win up to 16,000 times your stake per spin from this high volatility roller coaster. Another slot with similar gameplay is Dungeon Immortal Evil by Evoplay Entertainment. But this one has a different theme.