Romanov Riches is a video slot based on a quite peculiar story of the famous Russian dynasty and their royal jewels. Play the game well and you could walk away with undreamed treasures. Released by a well-known software developer Microgaming, Romanov Riches offers Mystery Stacks, Respins and 3 Wheel Bonus Features with a Bonus Multiplier which could boost your wins up to 1,000x your bet. Stunning graphics with vivid colors, smooth animations and a mysterious soundtrack add to an already exciting playing experience.
Romanov Riches is a 5-reel, 3-row slot with 15 fixed paylines across which you can wager a maximum of 200 coins. With bets ranging between $0.20 and $100.00, you can adjust the values so that they best suit your bankroll. Choose the coin size on a scale from $0.01 to $0.50 and the number of coins per line from 1 to 10, and you will be ready to start the game by pressing Spin. Once the reels come to a stop with symbols landing on adjacent positions, on a payline from left to right, you will be awarded payouts. Enable Autoplay where up to 1,000 automatic spins awaits you for a gameplay without interruption.
Four Gems of different shapes and colors stand for high-value icons awarding payouts of 8x your bet when 5 green or blue symbols appear and a prize of 1.25x when 5 purple or red stones land on a payline. Low-win icons are represented by playing card symbols 10 through Ace. Wild is depicted as a snowflake substituting for all symbols but Bonus and awarding 50x the bet when 5 appear on a payline.
The best feature of the game are most certainly Mystery Stacks which appear on all reels and once they do, become replaced with one symbol and award a Respin that could bring you hefty sums as stacks lock in place, while other reels respin. If all 5 reels are covered by the same symbol you will be granted with up to 750x the bet. In the Wheel Bonus Feature coin prizes and multipliers combine to award up to 1,000x the wager. In order to deliver prizes, full stacks of icons must appear on adjacent reels from the leftmost position. Landing new adjacent matching full stacks will award you with a new respin. If Bonus symbols appear on the reels in stacks, the Wheel Bonus Feature will be activated. 3, 4 or 5 Stacks trigger 1, 2 and 3 Bonus Wheels respectively. While Wheels 1 and 2 bring cash prizes, Wheel 3 additionally delivers a multiplier applied on outcomes of Wheels 1 and 2.
A significant drawback of the game is the lack of Scatter and Free Spins, which the developer tried to compensate with Bonus Wheels. And, though payouts are alluring, the gameplay is somewhat monotonous. However, Mystery stacks land frequently, so you can enjoy Respins and benefit from them significantly. Play long enough so that you could retrieve 96.08% of your bet, as this is the value of the theoretical Return to Player.