Here’s a tiny titbit of info for all the history buffs. Hades is known as the god of the underworld in Greek mythology. As such, people of ancient Greece were afraid to utter his name for fear of an early death? Instead, they used the name Plouton, derived from the Greek word for wealth because of the precious metals that could be mined from the earth.

Hot as Hades from Microgaming is a 5 reel 20 payline game featuring the god of underworld as the main protagonist. Almost with a comical presentation, Hades makes the task of getting the Crystal Helm seems like a piece of cakewalk. Fiery red hot background serves the perfect picture for Hades as he stomps across the screen in this 5 reel 20 payline game.

Don’t be fooled by his grinning face, for he will travel across the five levels to land you big riches. The game symbols include the flame haired Hades himself along with Zeus, Cerberus, Medusa and Poseidon while the card symbols from10, J, Q, K and A are the low paying symbols.

How to play Hot as Hades

One thing about Hot as Hades slot game is that you have to play all the fixed 20 paylines. You can only adjust the coin size from a tiny 0.02 to 50.0 for all the 20 fixed paylines. This makes it ideal for all levels of players. The chance to win up to 5,000 coins is up for grabs in the base game. Displayed prominently on the screen is the tempting up to 10,000 coins which you can win during the game play.

Game Features of Hot as Hades

Wild substitution: The Hot as Hades game logo is the wild symbol which will replace the rest of the symbols except for the scatter symbol. All the wins are doubled and you can win 5,000 coins when 5 of the symbols are seen on the reels.

Scatter Wins and Free Spins: Speaking of scatter wins, the translucent crystal helm is the scatter which will also trigger the four levelled Quest for Crystal Helm bonus games of Hot as Hades. You can begin your journey from the underworld to the hidden place where the Crystal Helm will restore back all of Hades riches and glory. Of course, you can also help yourself to the gold coins that waiting to be picked.

All you require is to find 3 or more of the scatter symbol on the reels to trigger the bonus game. It’s basically a pick and win game where you have to work your way through the multi level Quest for the Crystal Helm.

Each successful pick awards cash prizes but if you find the ‘Block’ object the round is over. Keep travelling and make it through to the final round beyond Zeus and that’s where the big prizes are you. If you succeed in finding the crystal helm, you will win all available prizes. The four rounds are Pillars of Awesomeness, Medusa’s Maze, Poseidon’s Ocean and Zeus’ Stairway. Finally the Chamber of the Crystal Skull is where you can win up to 10,000 coins.

The randomly triggered Super Mode bonus feature is where you win 5 free spins. Three extra wilds are added to the reels for these spins which are frozen in place until they end. You can even win additionally one extra wild, if you’re lucky.

Rules of the game

Bets can be placed on all the paylines for a single spin. The bet max option allows you to place maximum bet on all 20 paylines. The small betting range of 0.02 to 50.0 per spin, makes it suitable for all level of players.

The symbols must line up from left to right to create a successful payline. They are payable as per the paytable. In case of multiple wins; only the highest win is paid out.

In case there is a malfunction or technical issue; it will invalidate all your wins and the game is void.

The Autoplay option allows continues gameplay for a particular number of spins and the final spin total is added to your bankroll.

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