Pompeii was a general of ancient Rome who was ultimately defeated by Julius Caesar in a bitter civil war. The reels are set in the background of Pompeii city with Mount Vesuvius looming over. The symbols include amulet, helmet, shield and chariot. Vesuvius is the wild symbol and you can see and hear the volcano erupting in the win animation. It was this volcano that razed the city of Pompeii. The Pompeii gold coin also plays an important role in the slot game.
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Important Symbols and Combinations
Vesuvius is the wild symbol that appears on reels 2 and 4. It also acts as a multiplier during the free spins round. The Pompeii gold coin triggers the free spins. It does not award scatter payouts but regular line payouts. The largest line payout is awarded by the amulet symbol.
Pompeii has the usual 5 x 3 configuration. It has an all pays format which gives you 243 ways to win. Therefore winning combinations accrue much faster. In this slot game you can select both coin denomination and total credits per spin. The total bet per spin is the product of the two. The coin denomination varies from 0.02 to 1.00. The credits per spin vary from 25 to 125. The total bet range therefore varies from 0.50 to 125.00. This will draw both low rollers and high rollers to the slot game. The payout table adjusts automatically for the credits per spin selected.
You can set the game on Auto Play from 5 spins to 100 spins. This allows you freedom to do some other work while the slot game plays.
If you are a fan of bonus games you will be a tad disappointed. There is no bonus game in Pompeii. There is also no gamble game that you find in many other Aristocratic slot machines.
The free spins are triggered by three or more Pompeii gold coin symbols. The symbols have to be on consecutive reels starting from reel 1, but can be on any spot on the reels. Three gold coin symbols award 10 free spins, four gold coins award 15 free spins and five gold coins award 20 free spins. During the free spins if Vesuvius substitutes on reel 2 then the payouts are multiplied by 3. If Vesuvius substitutes on reel 4 then the payouts are multiplied by 5. And if Vesuvius substitutes on reels 2 and 4 then the payouts are multiplied by 15. The free spins can be retriggered.
Top and Secondary Prizes
The top line payout for a bet of 125 credits is 12,500. When evaluating this you have to consider that Pompeii is an all pays slot game and therefore winning combinations will occur more frequently. Some of the secondary prizes are 10,000 for helmet and 6,250 for Pompeii gold coin. There are no scatter payouts.