Take a trip back to the days of Caesar in Roman Legion, a 5 reel, 5 payline slot from Bally Wulff. This gladiatorial adventure comes with a bonus feature that offers 10 free spins complete with sticky wilds. Stakes range from between 5p and £10 per spin.

The reels are set against the backdrop of a Legion’s camp and feature plenty of Roman paraphernalia alongside the usual lower value playing cards. Look out for coins, a golden eagle standard and a pair of legion banners. You only need to land 2 of the Roman-themed symbols on a single payline to secure a payout – land 5 legion banners and you’ll pocket an impressive haul of 200 times your total stake.

The shouting Roman soldier is the game’s wild – it substitutes for all other symbols apart from the scatter. Land 2, 3, 4 or 5 of these for a payout of 2, 20, 150 or even 500 times your stake!

The Roman soldier riding the black horse is the scatter – land 3 or more of these and you’ll activate the Free Games feature and with it 10 free spins. Every time the wild lands during the feature round, it will be frozen in place for the remainder of your free spins.

Visually, Roman Legion isn’t the most sophisticated game you’ll come across – it’s all neat enough though. The soundtrack is a generic offering which is something of a shame as it does little to conjure up the ancient theme.

The variance here is in the medium to high range. Boasting only 5 paylines, expect plenty of spells when you’ll miss, miss and miss again. The feature round is pretty tricky to land to. The positive is that thanks to the frozen wilds, it can deliver some tidy hauls of coins when you do trigger it.

With its basic range of features and simple looks, Roman Legion won’t appeal to everyone. Fans of volatile action should find enough to enjoy here though, likewise lovers of the ancient world. However, I do recommend Playtech’s Gladiator Jackpot which is based on the iconic ‘Gladiator’ film – it looks fantastic, has superb bonus features and can reward you with a life-changing progressive jackpot.