Rich Wilde and the Shield of Athena

The Indiana Jones of slot play is back on our screens in the brand-new ‘Rich Wilde and the Shield of Athena’. From Play N’ Go, this latest release is the third in the series of the Rich Wilde adventures, following the mega popular Rich Wilde and the Book of Dead and the more recent Rich Wilde and the Tome of Madness. Rich’s brand-new Greek-mythology-inspired adventures take place in Atlantis where he is joined by his lovely daughter, Cat Wilde in their search for the Shield of Athena. It must be said, there sure are some good genes in that family tree.

Rich Wilde and the Shield of Athena: Theme

Rich Wilde’s adventures always take place in a different archaeological time or tale. Rich Wilde and the Book of Dead was set in Ancient Egypt, Rich Wilde and the Tome of Madness was based on the fictional literary universe of H.P Lovecraft and Rich Wilde and Riche Wilde and the Shield of Athena is set around Ancient Greek mythology in the city of Atlantis. The game itself is set in a temple which is surrounded by serene waterfalls. The reels are decorated with the likes of Golden Owls, Rings of Wisdom and other ancient artifacts. Medusa herself is on the legendary shield we’re all after, so if you’re into Greek mythology, this game is the one for you.

Rich Wilde and the Shield of Athena: Bonus Features

Medusa Re-Spin feature: this can trigger randomly in the base game by the Shield of Athena wild symbol landing on the reels. You’ll get 1x re-spin and this and the wild are held in place while the other reels keep spinning. During all this spinning, if you happen to get more Shield of Athena symbols or winning combos, these will all lock into place Shield of Athena symbols or winning combos. Good, innit? For the icing on the cake, all wilds and scatter symbols will then change into Wild Shield of Athena symbols. Yep, this is the kind of expedition we can get on board with.

Medusa’s Gaze Free Spins feature: 3, 4 or 5 Cat Wide scatter symbols will trigger this feature and where you can win unlimited free spins. Yes my friends, unlimited free spins! You’ll start off with 11, 12 or 15 free spins and you can re-trigger the feature by landing 3 or more Cat Wild scatters during any free spin. Even bigger wins come from free re-spins that you can pick up from the Medusa Re-Spin feature, which is triggered when the Shield of Athena symbol lands.

Rich Wilde and the Shield of Athena: Payouts

The highest paying symbols in Rich Wilde and the Shield of Athena include the Pendant of Courage, the Golden Owl, the Ring of Wisdom and the Helm of Athena. Then there’s Rich Wilde himself and he is unsurprisingly most valuable symbol. Land 3, 4 or 5 together for payouts of 5, 100 or 500 x your stake. As the Wild symbol, the Shield of Athena is also one to look out for – I mean, that’s what Rich and Cat are on the search for after all. 3, 4 or 5 of these wild symbols will pay 10, 200 or a massive 1,000 x your total stake.

You’re in for a Wilde ride with Rich and Cat – plus there’s nothing like a bit of family dynamic to add some spice to the reels. Ready for the next Wilde adventure? Atlantis, here we come baby!


Aviva is the Content Manager at PlayOJO and writes blogs, copy and all things OJOey. A copy/content marketer for over 7 years, she gets her creative juices flowing by singing, dancing (around her living room), and belly laughing regularly.

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