The Walking Dead slot title

Roll in deadly wins in The Walking Dead video slot from Playtech. Spin in characters wins, 5 free spin modes, Hold & Win, Jackpots, and more.(Images from

The Walking Dead is a 5×3 video slot from Playtech. This title will lift your spirits with its theoretical RTP of 95.73%, and its 50 pay lines.

Based on the hit TV series, head off to Atlanta to spin the reels in the Zombie apocalypse of The Walking Dead. The humans are worth their weight in gold, but look out for the zombies, as they are full of surprises.

Shields will protect you all the way to free spins. But which free spins mode awaits you? Fight your way to The Tower for a chance to take home the 2,198x max win.

The Walking Dead from Playtech is one of a few titles to be based on the zombie TV series. This title sits in Playtech’s portfolio alongside other classics such as The Age of the Gods series, Big Circus, and Plenty O’ Fortune.

Highlights: Playtech’s, The Walking Dead, is a 50 pay line video slot with a 5×3 reel set, a theoretical RTP of 95.73%, a max win of 2198x the stake, high volatility, and a min-max staking range of between 0.10-500. Highlights Include: Bonus Game, Bonus Symbols, Scatters, Free Spins, Additional Spins, Link & Win, Wild, Expanded Wild, Re-Spins, Jackpots, Walking Symbols, and Stacked Symbols.

The slot reels

The slot pay lines

The Walking Dead Gameplay – Biohazard Bring Big Bucks!

Wild Hands will help link up wins with character symbols for the best base game returns. Triggering the free spins or hold & win features will be where the biggest rewards will be found. On triggering free spins, get randomly assigned a free spins mode – each with different modifiers. The Tower is the final feature stage, where the grand jackpot can be awarded when spinning in biohazard coins.

 All Features on Playtech’s, The Walking Dead.

  • Hand Wild: Substitutes for all symbols and pays up to 3x stake
  • 3 Shields Scatter: Can trigger a Free Spin feature.
  • Free Spins: 5 different free spin modes, each starting with 6 spins.
  • Coin: Can trigger The Tower feature.
  • Key Coin: Adds more rows to The Tower.
  • Biohazard Coin: Can trigger the Lock & Win feature.
  • Wild Walkers: An expanded wild which will trigger re-spins.
  • Lock & Win: A re-spin feature with the chance to land biohazard coins.

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Free Spins

Landing 3 or more free spins scatter symbols during the base game will trigger 1 of the 5 free spins game modes, where in each you will have a guaranteed 6 free spins.  . A bonus wheel will spin and will land on a randomly selected bonus game mode. During any of the free games, landing 3 or more free spins scatters will award an additional 6 spins.

Free Game Mode:

  • The Horde – Every wild or coin symbol that lands on reels 2, 3, or 4 will expand to fill the reel.
  • Saviors – Every wild or coin landing on reels 2, 3, or 4 will get a random multiplier.
  • Alexandria – Anytime a full stack of coins lands on the reels, the re-spins feature will trigger. During re-spins, the free games counter will be frozen. On every re-spin, the stack will move a position to the left. Land 3 or more coins in addition to the stack to trigger The Tower feature. When 2 or more stacked coins land on the same spin, it will also trigger The Tower feature.
  • The Whisperers – On every spin there will be up to 3 special reels. Special reels can only contain wilds and coins.
  • Wild Walkers – Anytime wild land on the reels, they will transform into Wild Walkers, and the re-spins feature will start. Any coin symbol which lands during re-spins will transform to wild. After each spin, the Wild Walker will move 1 position to the left. If 6 or more coins land on the reels, The Tower feature will trigger.
The Tower

During the base game, landing 6 or more coins anywhere will trigger The Tower bonus feature. This bonus feature is a Hold & Win format. The bonus round begins with 3 re-spins and a 5×3 reel set. Spin the reels to land coins. Every 2-coin symbol with a key will unlock additional levels. Each coin landing inside the unlocked level will be subject to a multiplier except for biohazard jackpots:

  • Level 7 – 2x multiplier
  • Level 8 – 5x multiplier
  • Level 9 – will turn to biohazard jackpots

There are 4 possible jackpots when landing biohazard coins:

  • Mini – 20x
  • Minor – 50x
  • Major – 200x
  • Grand – 1000x

Each time a coin symbol lands, the re-spin count will reset back to 3. The round will end when there are no more remaining re-spins.

The Walking Dead slot feature

The Walking Dead slot feature

Regular Symbols & Payouts

There are 11 paying symbols in total, which pay from left to right across 50 pay lines. There is a minimum winning combination of 3 required for all symbols, and the highest paying combination for all symbols is 5. To work out the payout, take the total bet, divided by the number of lines (50), and then multiplied by the symbol combination value.

Symbol Payout
Wild Min 0.60x / Max 3.00x
Scatter Min 0.30x / Max 1.50x
Rick Grimes Min 10 / Max 150
Carol, Daryl Symbols Min 5 / Max 100
Michonne, Negan Symbols Min 5 / Max 100
Revolver Min 5 / Max 75
J, Q, K, Symbols Min 5 / Max 50
Rounding Up The Walking Dead – An Epic Slot for a Classic TV Show!

If you are a fan of the TV show, then this slot cannot fail you. It is just as eerie as you would hope, with a few creepy symbols. The addition of the character symbols was a must, but the way the backdrop has been designed is fantastic and does the show justice. In terms of gameplay, this title has something for everyone. There are loads of 5 free spin modes to get involved with, and if that’s not enough, The Tower hold & win will be. An outstanding slot overall, and a must-play for gaming fanatics.

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