Playtech is the provider of Shields of Rome – a suspenseful and dramatic slot. It takes you into the battlefield with the Roman empire. There is an extra feature that turns certain positions on the reels wild. Players have 4 options of free spins to choose from. The warrior is an expanding symbol that helps you get better and more wins. Have a rewarding and victorious play spinning the reels of Shields of Rome!
Take part in the historical battle with the ancient mighty soldiers of Rome through the latest slot from Playtech. This is an epic game that will merge into the atmosphere and thrill of a real battle. An extra feature with wild transformations and an expanding soldier will keep you winning!
Shields of Rome is a 40-pay line slot with 5 reels and 4 rows. It has a distinct Roman Empire glory theme and special shield symbols. Every 10th spin is a Wild Fire spin that makes any position where shield symbols have landed wilds. The bonus round gives you a choice to pick from 4 different free spin modes with extra wild combinations.
The Buy Bonus lets you get the Great War Free Games feature for 80 times your stake. You can place bets from 10p to £500 per spin and play on mobile and desktop devices. The max payout of this low volatility game is 320 times your stake or £160,000 at the most. The latter happens when you fill the reels with wilds.
The game has an epic design, theme and soundtrack. In the background, you will see massed ranks of soldiers from the Roman legions. They are preparing to attack the city. There are also weapons, fluttering Roman flags and fire everywhere.
On the reels in purple, you will see blood-soaked swords, helmets, chest plates, maps. Other symbols that can land are wine goblets and soldiers. The latter that appear expanded several symbols high filling the reel on which it has landed. There are also the cards from J to A. The scene is spectacular and dramatic. The stunning orchestral score contributes to the creation of the atmosphere in the slot. You will listen to it playing throughout the rounds.
The symbols include the low-value cards 10, J, Q, K and A. The premium ones are the map, sword, wine goblet, helmet and body armour. There is a Roman soldier as well and it has the most lucrative payout. Land 2, 3, 4 or 5 of it to win 0.12, 1.25, 2.5 or 6.25 times your stake. The Roman soldier lands stacked which boosts your chances for wins even more.
The wilds don’t land on standard spins in the base game. Every time a red shield lands, its position gets marked in a fire. On each 10th spin, all marked in fire positions get filled with wild symbols. A new calculation of the winnings is made. This is the Wild Fire Spin feature. The Wilds pay up to 8 times your stake for 5 symbols on a line. After the spin with wilds ends all reel positions reset. Wilds can land only during this feature and in free spins.
Keep an eye for the bonus symbol as 3 of it landed on the 3 middle reels (reels 2, 3 and) trigger the Great War Free Games. There are 4 options of the feature to choose from:
Mystery Shield – you will be awarded a random number of 5, 10 or 15 free spins. These you will play with a random number of 5, 7 or 10 wilds per free spin.
The game has a Buy feature that lets you get instant access to the Great War Free Games feature. If you decide to use it you have to pay 80 times your stake price. If you prefer you can take advantage of it by clicking on the blue button to see what the bonus rounds have in store for you.
Thanks to the expanding Roman soldier symbol, players can score better payouts. The wild feature every 10 spins is thrilling and makes the gameplay more intriguing. The highest wins players can score during the free spins where there are more wilds.
The jackpot of 320 times your stake in the game may not be enough for many players as a motivation to choose the game. Another slot with better payouts and a similar theme that we would recommend is again by Playtech – Gladiator Road to Rome. If you like the theme and features of Shields of Rome try it through the free demo or play for real after its release.