Flame Busters

Thunderkick’s Flame Busters with its 8-bit visuals and matching soundtrack reminds us of the early arcade games from the 70’s and 80’s . Featuring innovative special features and its interesting take on a classic 5-reel slot, Flame Busters is a slot games that successfully mixes the new with the old.

Flame Busters slot: tips

There’s a traditional 5-reel, 3-line structure with Flame Busters, however any route from left to right, qualifies as a valid payline.

In order to progress in the game, you’ll need to make it up onto a new floor with a large number of one particular symbol on the screen. These will turn to Fire symbols and be replaced by another symbol from the set.

Flame Busters winning symbols

Flame Busters’ symbol set uses Coins for its lower-ranking icons. These are labelled up from Ten through to Ace and pay from 1.5 to 2 times your total bet for five appearing with one on each reel. After that the Cow, Robot, Pirate, Wizard and Fireman are worth up to a 3, 3.5, 4, 5 and 10 times bet. The scatter symbol is a wall-mounted Alarm Bell.

Flame Busters gameplay

In order to start playing, press the large green button bearing the right-facing arrow. Auto-play options and the sound toggle can be found within the pay table, and as this is an all-way slot there’s no line selection required.

Gameplay table

Lines: All routes from left to right count as paylines, so that’s 243 in total

Level: There’s no level selection required in this game

Coin value: Ranges from 0.10 to 100

Spin: Hit the large green button bearing the white arrow to spin

Max bet: There’s no max bet function on this game, though it’s easy enough to select using the options found when you press the casino chip symbol on the bottom right

Autoplay: This can be set between 5 and 5,000 rounds

Flame Busters special features

Flame Busters may be retro-styled, but its features are very much from the 21st century. The Fire symbol can appear at any time and will be replaced by an icon from the main symbol set. This feature appears at random and is known as the Fire Drill.

Three or more Alarm Bells will launch 10, 15 or 20 free spins. In the bonus game you can advance up the building, floor by floor, with every 3 scatters you collect – and every new floor yields 2 more free spins. Each floor you unlock will see the lowest-valued Coin on the screen turned into the Fire symbol.

Does the Flame Busters game have a jackpot feature?

There’s no progressive prize on Flame Busters, though by winning pairs of free spins repeatedly you can spray your way upwards and extinguish more and more flames.

Flame Busters payouts and wagering limits

Flame Busters offers a 96.1% RTP, and upper and lower bets of 0.10 and 100 coins.

Playing Flame Busters on mobile

Any game that uses block-style visuals is a shoe-in when it comes to mobile suitability. Factor in Thunderkick’s simple button console and you’ve got something that’s suitable for the smaller screen, though playing it on a full-size monitor works as well.

Why play Flame Busters?

Flame Busters’ special features are innovative and make use of the block-style graphics with its 8-bit visuals and matching soundtrack. With the the traditional 5-reel, 3-line structure, any route qualifies as a valid payline.