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Swords clang against the shields and helmets with blood-red crests as the fearless Spartan warriors clash with their enemies in battle. Join the legendary army, hear the din that rises above the battlefield, and win an epic reward! This is a review of the “Spartans’ Legacy” video slot by GameArt.
Sparta, a famous city-state of Ancient Greece, was known for its formidable army, discipline, and an uncommon degree of freedom that the Spartan women enjoyed, especially compared to the conservative Athens. Sparta existed from around 900BC to 192BC when it was annexed by the Achaean League, a confederation of city-states.
The boys of Sparta began their military training once they turned 7. They lived together in communal dormitories and were taught fighting and the survival techniques, as well as reading, writing, and dancing. By the age of 20, these young men were accomplished warriors and entered the active military service which lasted for a decade. Traditionally, the wife of a Spartan who was going to war would give him the shield and pronounce a ritual phrase “With this or upon this” meaning there were only two ways in which the mac could come back: either with victory or carried dead upon his shield.
“Spartans’ Legacy” is a 5-reel, 4-line medium-variance video slot with 50 paylines and an RTP of 96,35%.
The lower-level symbols are 9 and 10 that pay from 12x to 75x, and Jack, Queen, King, and Ace that pay 100x maximum. The higher-paying symbols are the two crossed Swords, the Ship, the Helmet (paying from 25x to 1000x your bet), and the portrait of the beautiful and dangerous Queen (awards you a fabulous 2000x prize if you manage to get five of these symbols in a row). A mysterious Persian warrior in a hood (getting Assassin’s Creed vibes here) and a shield are the Scatter symbols. The helmed warrior caught mid-battle cry is the Wild symbol that substitutes any other symbol except for the Scatter.
In Bitcasino, you can play “Spartans’ Legacy” on both mobile and desktop devices, using Bitcoin, ETH, SOC or fiat currency.
The Gamble feature gives you a chance to double your winnings: every time you hit a winning combination you can choose to take the reward or to Gamble. If you click Gamble, you will be taken to a special screen and offered to guess which card, red or white, will appear next. You can go on guessing up to five times.
The Shield Bonus game is triggered when the three round Shields land on reels three, four, and five. You will then be redirected to a special screen, the site of an epic battle, and watch the unfortunate enemy soldiers being pushed into the abyss. You will need to choose among the 10 shields that hide various rewards. You can continue clicking while your luck holds; the “Collect Winnings” symbol ends the game. All the prizes that you have discovered will be multiplied by your total bet.
The Free Spins feature is triggered when three, four, or five hooded Warrior symbols appear on the reels. You then get 10 free spins, and all the wins obtained by you in the Free Spins game are multiplied by 4. You can also hit the right combination of symbols and go on to the Bonus game page.
“Spartans’ Legacy” is a pretty straightforward, rewarding game with solid and simple extra features. Potentially, this slot can pay really well: the maximum win you can gain is 25000 coins. The Free Spins feature may not be easy to trigger, but once you have, it can be retriggered several times and thus fill your pockets with heavy, shiny gold.
This is a game for those that like an uncomplicated spin. The layout is classic and easy to read and navigate, with minimum animation and well-drawn, colorful symbols. Although it does not offer any extra epical effects or interactive options, “Spartans’ Legacy” is worth a spin if you value wins over fireworks.
Words: Jelena Schmidt