Type: Video Slots
Theme: Medieval, Ancient Rome
Features: Wild Symbols, Scatter Symbol, Bonus Rounds, Configurable Winlines
- Interesting animations and a real storyline
- A really low minimum bet of 0.01 coin
- Innovative scatter and wild symbols
- Low RTP
Slot machine Betsoft – Gladiator Review
Free slot machine Gladiator – 3D video slot with five reels and 30 paylines, created by Betsoft. Combinations on the slot machine are counted from left to right as well as from right to left. The game features two types of “wild” symbols, a scatter, a bonus symbol that triggers a bonus right on the reels. A special combination of symbols on the second, third and fourth reels activates the bonus level with a battle of gladiators.
The most valuable combination is five images of the Colosseum. Such a combination brings 3,750 credits during the game at maximum bet. The theoretical return rate of the slot is 92.67%.
How to play the Gladiator slot machine
Gladiator game on our website is available for free. At the time of launching the demo version of the machine to the balance of 1,000 game units. During the game the virtual amount is recalculated in credits – the currency used to assign rates and given as a reward. Denomination (ratio of game units and credits) sets the user.
Management of the slot is carried out using the control panel located at the bottom of the screen. It also displays the main game indicators:
- Choose Coin Bet – displays the denomination of the slot. The value changes in the range 0.02-1 after clicking on the number displayed in the column.
- Bet per Line – assigns bet per line in the range of 1-5 coins.
- Select Lines – selects the number of active paylines in the range 1-30.
- Max Bet – sets the highest line bet and the maximum number of prize lines, starts one spin.
- Spin – activates a single spin of the reels.
- Bet – displays the rate for the spin (taking into account the assigned line bet and the number of paylines involved in the game).
- Win – shows the winnings for combinations, which have fallen out as a result of rotation. If there are several prize combinations, the total prize is displayed in the window.
- Balance – shows the number of game units on the account of the user.
- Credits – displays the amount on the balance in credits (taking into account the selected denomination).
In addition to the main functional keys, there are additional buttons in the upper part of the screen:
- View Pays – opens the information window with the payout table and description of the bonus symbols work.
- Autoplay – activates a series of 5-100 Autospins. In the pop-up window, the user sets the conditions for spontaneous spins – the stake per line, the number of active paylines, denomination and the number of spins in the series.
- Sound On/Sound Off – switches music on and off.
Auto Spins mode is useful when a player is trying to catch a combination of symbols that trigger the prize game. If the emphasis is on winnings during the main game, and the user prefers to change rates, more suitable main game mode.
Symbols and rewards
Prizes in the game Gladiator are given for the formation of combinations. Prize combinations are sequentially located identical images (three to five), located on one of the active paylines. Sequences are counted both from the leftmost and rightmost reel.
Depending on the type of image and the number of symbols in combination, the value of the combination is determined. Reward even for the simplest combination is greater, the higher the line rate. For the convenience of the player, all prizes in the payout table are listed in credits. Consider the rewards at the highest line bet:
- Gold Cup 25, 50 and 125 credits for three, four and five images;
- purse of gold – 50, 100 and 250;
- flag – 75, 150 and 375;
- horse – 100, 200 and 500;
- tiger – 150, 300 and 750;
- a shield with a morgenstern and a round shield with a sword – 250, 500 and 1,250 each;
- villain and gladiator – 400, 800 and 2,000.
In addition to simple images in the game involving special characters. These images perform additional functions and play by special rules. These include:
- bonus symbol;
The “wild” symbol is the princess. Picture replaces the missing images in combinations. In addition, the symbol doubles the reward for the combination, in which it participates. The image’s prize option is expansion. When the princess appears in the first cell on the second, third or fourth reel, she throws rose petals. Those, reaching the images below, turn them into “wild” symbols with an additional multiplier of x2. The action of the “wild” characters does not apply to scatter, bonus image and is not involved in combinations that trigger the prize game.
Scatter – Colosseum. A feature of this symbol is that it plays without reference to the paylines and reels. Image, falling out in any three, four or five cells on the playing field, brings a reward. During the game at the highest bet – 300, 1,500 and 3,750 credits, respectively. Gate is a bonus symbol. Appearing in three arbitrary positions, the image activates an instant bonus. Clicking on any of the three images, the user receives a reward in credits. The size of the prize depends on the total bet.
Gladiator can also play as a bonus symbol. Dropping on the third reel, he activates the bonus option Gladiator Smash Wild Reel. The entire reel is covered with a marble slab, which the gladiator smashes, revealing three “wild” symbols. These images complete prize combinations, but do not bring an additional multiplier and do not interact with other bonus symbols.
The bonus game on a separate screen is triggered if a special combination of symbols falls on the second, third and fourth reels. Such a combination consists of an image of a gladiator, the Colosseum and the villain. Pictures should be located on the first, second or third payline. Bonus mini-game contains elements of video games in the genre of “turn-based fighting” and consists of several levels. At each stage, the gladiator fights with the enemy, earning points for each strike or evasion of the enemy. After defeating one enemy, the hero moves on to the next level and fights another. The amount of reward in the bonus game depends on the total bet on the spin.
Slot Gladiator (Gladiator) studio Betsoft – machine Roman themes with a number of advantages. The advantages of the game include:
- The ability to collect combinations in two directions
- The probability to double the winnings and collect more prize combinations due to the “wild” characters
- The presence of prize combinations that give instant bonuses
- trivial bonus level.
Among the disadvantages should be noted:
- low rewards
- a relatively small theoretical percentage of return
- The lack of freespins and the risk game.
Special symbols, bonus options and double-sided counting increase the chance of collecting a prize combination on the active paylines. Thus, the user receives prizes quite often, though in small amounts.