Eye for Detail
Kudos to Stake Logic Game because Spartus looks exactly how it should. The theme of this slot machine is superb and takes you back in time to 703 BC where arenas would be filled with warrior slaves battling each other to become victorious. The reels are carved between golden pillars and the various symbols are placed in stone.
Look beyond the reels and you get a scene of a battle field with thunder and lightning adding to the already tense atmosphere featured. Right and left of the reels are soldiers dressed in various body armours wielding shields, spears and arrows.
Symbols on the reels include; a golden rhino, metal rhino, haunted face, warrior with a golden helmet (Spartus), warrior wearing a tiger helmet and 5 different coloured gem stones.
As you spin the reels, the warrior to the left will come alive with various messages of battle to actions.
How to Play
Spartus features 5 reels and 25 paylines, allowing you to play from as little as 0.25 to as much as 100.00. Use the buttons to the lower of the reels to select your desired bet. From left to right are options allowing you to alter your bet, view the paytable, see your current bet, win and balance as well as an auto play feature.
Spartus will award the non-progressive jackpot of 20,000 coins for 5 of a kind on your reels.
Slot Game Features
There are three features to Spartus slot machine and each offers the potential to win some big cash. Firstly, you have the expanding wild reels feature. When a wild lands on any of the reels, it will expand to cover the entire reel. These will substitute for all symbols found on the reels, except the bonus symbols.
The 360* feature is a complicated feature but one that awards unique and varying bonuses. There are three bonus symbol that can trigger this feature and they are situated to the top of the reels; the metal rhino, warrior bearing the tiger headdress and the haunted face.
To trigger these bonus features you will need to spin in three of the haunted face symbols, four of the warrior bearing the tiger headdress or five of the metal rhino. As soon as you spin in the stated amount of symbols, you will be awarded with a random amount of coins. The game screen will change to a battle ground when this is triggered.
Wheel of Fortune Mystery is the bonus game and when Spartus lands on reel 1 and/or reel 5, this feature is triggered. A three-tiered wheel will emerge on your screen – the first wheel awards a mystery bonus amount of coins whilst it spins. Should the wheel land on an arrow, the second wheel will spin to award a higher amount of coins. Trigger the third wheel by landing on another arrow to be awarded an even higher amount of coins and more free spins on the first wheel.
What We Think
Spartus is a superb slot machine with exciting features, although they may seem a little complicated at first, they are simple to grasp. Try the slot game in demo mode first, to get used to the various features on offer and how the game is played.
We found it to be a medium variance slot machine which took a while to trigger any sort of bonus. The big wins will come from the 360* feature because it offers guaranteed wins – big wins come when you trigger the haunted faces, because you are guaranteed a win between 2,000 and 16,000 coins during this bonus round. The warrior bearing the tiger headdress offers a guaranteed win between 1,000 and 4,000 whilst the metal rhino offers a win between 2.00 and 2,000.
Spartus has a return to player (RTP) percentage of 96.61% – which is among the highest RTP with Stake Logic Games.