Piggy Pirates slot review (Red Tiger)

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This slot has some fun features, including an “unlimited” free spins bonus and a collectable wilds feature. Thematically, it’s a mix between the fairy tale of the three little piglets and the big bad wolf and a pirate slot. The graphics are drawn in cartoon style, which contributes to the fun and cheerfulness.

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Piggy Pirates is an amusing video slot developed by Red Tiger Gaming, starring three pigs and an angry wolf

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How does the Piggy Pirates slot work?

Piggy Pirates has 6 reels with 4 rows of symbols and 40 fixed paylines.

You can bet from $€ 0.20, running up to $€ 40, per spin.

The theoretical payout rate is a bit disappointing: no more than 95.1%. That’s a decent return to player (RTP) for slots in a land-based casino near you, but for an online slot, it’s a major shortcoming.

The variance is on the low side of medium: you can win up to 2,000 x your total bet. Therefore, one can enjoy an hour’s worth of gambling this slot, but it doesn’t bring home the bacon.

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Symbols and payouts

The symbols are a mix of card symbols (hearts, diamonds, spades and clubs) and typical pirate symbols: a bottle of rum, an anchor, a treasure map, treasure chests, and a money pouch.

The wild symbol is a shiny gold coin, which can yield you 6,000 coins for a 6-of-a-kind.

Medium symbols pay between 160 and 600 coins for 6 identical ones, and 6 of the same card symbols award you 60 coins.

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Bonus feature: win unlimited spins and collect extra wilds.

The three pigs are scatter symbols and serve only one purpose: to get you that free spins bonus.

The aim is to gather all three pigs on the reels. You can spin multiple times to make this happen. The only problem is that these quirky pigs take 1 step to the left or the right with each spin. If they step next to the reels? Then they fall into the sea and become a tasty snack for the sharks. And you have to manage to get a new pig on the reels.

Once in a while, a pig falls asleep and stays in the same spot of the reels for a couple of spins.

The free spins bonus consists of an unlimited number of free spins. You keep spinning until the big bad wolf appears on the reels. Usually, it makes its entrance after the 10th – 15th spin.

During the free spins, all the gold coins (the wilds) you have earned are collected.

For the very last spin, the wilds are distributed over the reels. The more you have collected, the higher the chance of a handsome payout.

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Our verdict on the Piggy Pirates slot

Piggy Pirates is quite nice, but not a real sensation. The bonus feature is entertaining and can earn you quite a bit of money, but the primary game is simply monotonous and boring.

Here, it only gets exhilarating when you’ve got almost all three pigs on the reels. This, in turn, can lead to frustration as well because sometimes you have to start over and over again.

2.8 stars out of 5.



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