If you’re a millennial, it isn’t too likely that you know of the film Platoon. Charlie Sheen plays the main character of this war movie, released in 1986. Now, iSoftBet has released a slot with this movie as its theme and even if you’re not familiar with the moving picture, you might still very much like this slot. Namely, it has a simple and standard layout of five reels and three rows making it easy to play.
How to play Platoon?
Platoon is a well-structured slot with five reels and three rows. It also has pay lines and you decide whether to play with 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30 active pay lines. At the bottom of the slot, you can alter the coin value and the number of coins per pay line. Standard symbols play a big role in this slot and iSoftBet has clearly chosen to give this slot a clear overview. The soldiers are very visible, but still hard to spot when the reels are still spinning.
On the other hand, it is very easy to spot the wild symbol. This tank can substitute for any other symbol except the helicopter, which is the bonus symbol. The wild actually also has a special feature. Namely, it will slide one position to the left after every spin until it falls off the grid. When there is a wild present on the grid, all spins get a free re-spin and all wins involving a wild will be multiplied by 3x. All of this leads to great wins!
Free spins on Platoon
Platoon comes even more to life during its free spins. When the helicopter lands on your reels in three-fold, you get eight free spins. When you get four helicopters you receive ten free spins, and for five choppers, you get 12 spins. These numbers might be relatively low, but do bear in mind that you can still win extra free spins during free spins.
Additional to all this, the wild feature remains active during free spins, which significantly increases your chances of winning extra free spins. Even though this is already pretty good, we haven’t even discussed the best part yet. Namely, during free spins, the pay lines don’t just move from left to right, they also go in the other direction. This means literally that your chances of winning during free spins are twice as large as during regular spins. One could argue that two-directional pay lines are even more fun than multipliers.
Pay lines on Platoon
iSoftBet has taken quite a risk to base a slot on a 1986 movie. However, luckily for them, the execution has been good enough to make this game a relative success. The slot has 30 pay lines and you can determine how many of them you want active. During free spins, this slot really comes to life. This can particularly be seen from the fact that during free spins, the pay lines suddenly work both ways -both from the left to the right and vice versa. Platoon also has a, rather limited, autoplay function which you can only turn on and off.