War Themed Online Slots

Published on: August 11, 2012 

War is a popular genre in films and novels and online gaming software providers have picked up this theme as well. The best are the online slots games that depict wars actually fought because they acquaint players with history while entertaining them and giving them an opportunity to make some money as well.

One of the oldest wars is the Trojan War which was fought when Prince Paris eloped with Helen. WagerWorks has developed an online slot game based on this war titled Treasures of Troy. The slot game justifies the epic nature of this war. Players can wager on 40 paylines and also on 1024 ways using two different payout tables. All the heroes of the war like Hector, Achilles and Helen appear as symbols on the reels. The treasures of Troy that were taken by the Greeks are shown in the high value card symbols. The Trojan Horse that was used by the Greeks to gain entry into the city played a critical role in the war. In the slots game the Trojan Horse symbol is used to trigger the free spins bonus round.

Another very famous Greek war was fought between the Persians and the Spartans at Thermopylae. The Spartans were betrayed and all 300 of them were cornered and killed. NextGen Gaming has developed a slots machine titled 300 Shields, which is available at a number of popular online casinos like Virgin Casino. The Spartan warrior and the Persian archer are key symbols. When they both appear in the same winning combination a battle is fought on the reels. The other symbols include shield, warship, daggers and arrows. The Spartan shield symbol triggers a four-tier free spins bonus. At each level if players accumulate the required number of shields they move to the next level that has a larger multiplier. The multiplier in the fourth level is 300.

Wars were fought on sea as well and one of the most famous naval wars is the Battle of Trafalgar fought in 1805 between the British and French navies. The software provider Realtime Gaming has developed a slot game titled Victory based on this war. HMS Victory is the wild symbol the British flag is the scatter symbol. Admiral Nelson, who commanded the British Navy and who was martyred in the battle offers the largest line payout of 10,000 coins. The other thematic symbols are sailor, cannon and bell of the HMS Victory. Players can win up to 50 free spins in this slot game. All payouts are doubled and payouts for combinations including the wild symbol are multiplied four times. Victory can be played at Realtime Gaming online casinos like Club World, Rushmore and Slots Jungle.

Closer to our times the most talked about war is World War II in which the air forces played a pivotal role for the first time. The Microgaming online slot titled Flight Zone brings on the reels the awesome air power that is used in modern wars. A variety of aircraft are on display as symbols on the reels. The animations in the winning combinations depict wartime actions like bombing and paratroopers. Associated symbols include aircraft carrier, bomb and flight control tower. In one bonus round 10 free spins are offered with doubled payouts. Flight Zone can be played at popular Microgaming online casinos like All Slots, River Belle and Platinum Play.

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