Slot game from Quickspin have their own unique look and Pied Piper is no exception – the visuals here are superbly done. A medieval street scene forms the backdrop to the reels which are made up of A to 10 royal values, a key, a bag of gold coins, a princess, a queen and a rather fearsome looking king. Land 5 of his majesty on a payline and you’ll win an award equal to 10 times your total stake.
The mouse is the standard wild – it replaces everything apart from the scatter and pays 0.75, 4 or 20 times your stake if you land 3, 4 or 5 on a payline. Joining the mouse as a second wild is the Pied Piper – he can land in a fully stacked formation on reels 3, 4 and 5 and fill entire reels.
When he does, you’ll trigger the Piper Respins feature – the 4-high stacked wilds, along with any standard mouse wilds move 1 reel to the left with each respin. The feature ends when the Pied Piper drops off reel 1. You could get a second bite of the respin cherry though. If the Piper re-appears on reel 5, you’ll get another round of 5 respins with stacked walking wilds on each of them – this is known as the Mystery Re-trigger feature.
Land 3 bonus scatter symbols on the same base game spin and you’ll trigger the Fee Spins feature – here you’ll be awarded 10 free spins. On each of them, between 1 and 6 mouse wilds are added to the reels. The Piper can appear here too, via the Mystery Respins Trigger feature, giving you the chance to trigger the Piper Respins feature from within the free spins round.
As usual from Quickspin, Pied Piper looks and sounds terrific. The colourful visuals are superbly done and the soundtrack has a real middle ages feel. No complaints on the design front then. The features impress too. Neither the free spins nor the respins are the easiest to trigger but both can leave a mark then they do hit. The variance here is in the medium to high range with maximum wins of up to 1,456 times your total bet on each spin.
Well designed and offering a pair of cracking extras, Pied Piper is a fresh re-telling of a very old story and certainly worth a closer look. I would also suggest you take a look at Big Bad Wolf and Rapunzel’s Tower, both by Quickspin, that retell old fairy tales.