Empire Shields

About this Game

  •  The objective of the game is to spin the reels so the symbols land in different combinations.
  •  Winning combinations are highlighted on the reels and a payout is awarded.
  •  This is a 5 reel 3 row video slot game. The rest is for decoration purposes only.

Way Rules

  •  This game includes 243 ways.
  •  A way is a pattern of adjacent symbol positions that runs across the reels.
  •  A win is awarded when matching symbols land adjacent to each other in this pattern.
  •  Way wins run from left to right, starting from the first slot reel.

Bet Rules

  •  Each spin played costs a bet amount.
  •  The initial bet is the current total bet pided by the way cost of 20.
  •  The total bet is based on the initial bet placed, multiplied by the cost of the ways played.

Payout Rules

  •  Way win payouts are based on the initial bet placed.
  •  The payout value is based on the winning combination formed.
  •  The total payout is the sum of all way wins and Scatter wins resulting from a spin.
  •  If multiple winning combinations land on a single way, only the highest win is awarded.
  •  Only the highest winning combination is awarded per symbol combination.
  •  The Paytable displays the payout for each symbol combination based on the current bet.
  •  The Paytable displays the payouts in a player's currency.
  •  The win up to value displayed is rounded down, and is approximately the highest possible win achievable on a single spin.

Wild Symbols

  • Wild symbols can substitute for all symbols except Scatters.
  • 5 consecutive Wild symbols have a payout.

Scatter Symbols

  • Scatters can create their own winning combination when landing anywhere on the reels.
  • Scatter wins are multiplied by the total bet.


  •  The Topper appears above the reels.
  •  A feature shield appears in each of the 5 spaces on the Topper.
  •  The features are Double Reel, Multiplier, Wild and Expanding Wild.
  •  Energies charge each feature on the Topper according to a predefined probability.
  •  On each spin, feature shields on the Topper shift 1 space to the left.
  •  A new feature shield appears on the right of the Topper with 0 level of energy.
  •  The energy levels are held as the shields shift to the left.
  •  Each feature has a different energy level threshold to activate.
  •  The payment of the spin is evaluated after all active features are applied to the corresponding reels.

Double Reel Feature

  •  The Double Reel feature charges with 4 energies.
  •  When the Double Reel feature shield is activated, the height of the reel below it is increased to 6 symbols.
  •  The number of ways increase up to 7776.

Multiplier Feature

  •  The Multiplier feature charges with 5 energies.
  •  The Multiplier feature shields can display x2, x3, x5, x8 or x10 multipliers.
  •  The Multiplier feature awards with the sum of all the active multipliers displayed.
  •  When a Multiplier feature shield shifts on the Topper a new multiplier will display.

Wild Feature

  •  The Wild feature charges with 6 energies.
  •  When the Wild feature shield is activated a Wild is randomly placed on the reel below it.

Expanding Wild Feature

  •  The Expanding Wild feature charges with 7 energies.
  •  When the Expanding Wild feature is activated all positions on the reel below it become Wild.


  •  3, 4 or 5 Scatter symbols anywhere on the reels trigger this feature.
  •  20 shields are presented on screen.
  •  Each shield reveals Double Reel Feature, Multiplier Feature, Wild Feature or Expanding Wild Feature.
  •  When a shield is chosen, it fills a Topper position with the revealed feature.
  •  When all 5 positions on the Topper are filled, the Free Spins start.
  •  This feature can trigger in base game only.

Free Spins

  •  10 Free Spins are awarded.
  •  The features on the Topper charge with the same level of energies as in the base game.
  •  When a feature is charged, it is active during the whole Free Spins session.
  •  On the 10th spin, all features are activated.
  •  During the feature 3, 4 or 5 Scatter symbols reward additional 10 Free Spins.
  •  Additional Free Spins use the same features presented on the Topper.
  •  Free Spins can be retriggered infinitely.

Game Controls

  •  Spin button: Starts a reel spin.
  •  Autoplay stop button: Ends the current Autoplay session.
  •  Mute button: Disables game sounds and music.
  •  Unmute button: Enables game sounds and music.
  •  Help button: Displays help and additional information.
  •  Banking button: Displays the cashier.
  •  Home button: Exits the game.
  •  Bet: Displays the current total bet.
  •  Win: Displays the most recent win.
  •  Balance: Displays the current balances.
  •  Menu button: Displays additional game options.
  •  Bet Increase button: Increases the current bet.
  •  Bet Decrease button: Decreases the current bet.
  •  Turbo Mode button: Enables Turbo Mode to resolve spins faster. This does not influence the results of the spin.
  •  Autoplay button: Displays Autoplay options.


  •  This feature is available in base game only.
  •  Autoplay allows a selected number of spins to play out automatically.
  •  Spins are played at the current selected bet.
  •  The number of spins remaining in the Autoplay session is displayed in the game.
  •  Total Spins: Sets the number of spins for the Autoplay session. Autoplay ends when these spins have played out.
  •  Loss Limit: Sets a loss limit for the Autoplay session. Autoplay ends if the balance decreases by this amount.
  •  Win Feature: Select this option to end Autoplay session when trigger feature.
  •  Single Win: Sets a win limit for the Autoplay session. Autoplay ends if a single win reaches this amount.

Game Menu

  •  Bet button: Displays options to change the current bet.
  •  Paytable button: Displays payout tables and game rules.
  •  Help button: Displays help and additional information.
  •  Payout button: Displays payout of the last spin.
  •  History button: Displays the history of spins' result.
  •  Notification button: Displays notifications.
  •  Settings button: Displays the game settings.
  •  Close button: Closes the game menu.

Additional Information

  •  Some settings and features may not be available in this game.
  •  Malfunction voids all pays and plays.
  •  In the event of a disconnection, the final game state is displayed on return to the game.
  •  The results of the last game played are displayed.
  •  The balance is updated with the amount won or lost.
  •  If a request does not reach the server before disconnection, the results of the previous game played are displayed.
  •  Any features in progress that require interaction or selection can be continued.
  •  Any changes to game rules will be conducted in accordance with regulatory requirements.

Return to Player

  •  The Return to Player (RTP) is the theoretical statistical percentage of the total money bet in a game that is paid out as winnings over time.
  •  This value is fixed and does not change.
  •  This game has an RTP of 96.19%.

Last modification date: 5/6/2022