300 Shields is a Spartan themed video slot and one which tells the tale of the mighty 300 warriors, led by King Leonidas in his defence of Greece against the Persians and Xerxes.
300 Shields is a very generic release for NextGen Gaming, and this popular game is commonly found across the internet wherever this developer’s slot games are offered.
Look and feel
The graphics in the 300 Shields slot are a bit off the mark when compared to other, modern video slots, but they certainly don’t hinder the gaming experience you can have playing the game. There is enough action elsewhere to make this slot stand out.
Upon the reels of the game are Greek triremes, arrows, short swords, archers, Greek hoplites, Spartan shields, and quite obviously, the standard high playing card symbols most players are used to seeing in slots, albeit designed in an Ancient Greek fashion.
Like most slot machines from NextGen Gaming, there are 25 paylines spread across the 5 reels of the 300 Shields slot.
These can all be adjusted via the “lines” button. Players can also alter their line bets in the slot, from a floor of 1p up to a ceiling of 50p per spin.
The 300 Shields slot is not going to cost players a packet to play either, with wagers stemming from a base minimum of 1p per line per spin, up to a capped maximum bet of £12.50 per spin.
Wild symbols appear as hoplites, and these symbols not only substitute for all other symbols in the slot (barring shields), they also double up as the best paying symbols in the slot machine. Expect wild symbols to offer you wins worth as much as 1,000 coins when 5 appear on a line.
Scattered wilds can also reward players with wins. Landing 2, 3, 4 or 5 of these in any position on the reels during a spin will see wins of 2x, 5x, 12x or 100x the total stake paid out to the player.
Scatters can trigger a bonus feature in this slot, much like they can in most other slots. Expect scatters to trigger a Battle Feature Free Games bonus when 3 or more appear on the screen. In this feature, players can acquire shields on the reels to bag additional free games and higher multipliers to bolster their wins.