It was only a matter of time until Pragmatic Play’s all-action archaeologist turned his attention to Ancient Egypt. In the past, the developer has had John Hunter discover the hidden treasures of Da Vinci and the Aztecs.
In the Tomb of the Scarab Queen, Hunter delves into the depths of the pyramids in order to find out its secrets. It is the latest in a long line of slots with an Ancient Egyptian theme, which remains a very popular choice among players.
Learning how to play John Hunter and the Tomb of the Scarab Queen could not be easier. The first thing to note is the ‘BET’ button. As the name suggests, this number denotes how much you will be wagering with each spin. It is located in the bottom left corner. Adjusting your bet is simple. Simply press the plus/minus symbols until it reaches your desired level.
The 5x3 reel slot has 25 fixed paylines. When you are adjusting your stake, you can also customise how many coins you bet per line, from one to ten. Overall, the total worth of your bet per spin is worked out by the following formula: 25 (paylines) x ‘COIN VALUE’ X ‘COINS PER LINE.’
Once the size of your bet has been determined, you are ready to spin and should press the big icon on the right of the reels. Of course, a fully personalised ‘AUTOPLAY’ service can be used as well.
If you want to learn more about the value of the symbols in the game, refer to the paytable. The maximum multiplier for the game is a huge 10,500x!
This slot is one of the most exciting in the Mr Green online casino game library. A big reason for this is the striking symbols, many of which possess unique powers, as well as cool features like free spins and Money Collect.
The icon of John Hunter himself is one of the most eye-catching. At first glance, you might even confuse him for Hollywood icon, Indiana Jones, with his Stetson hat, leather jackets and brown hair. As well as being great to look at, Hunter also represents the most lucrative symbol in the game, rewarding players with up to a 32x multiplier. After this, Anubis, a gun and a satchel are the next highest paying symbols.
All of these stunning graphics are complemented by the Ancient Egyptian soundtrack which further increases player immersion. Match at least three of the eight symbols in the slot and you will win. Make sure you keep an eye out for the Scarab Queen as well. More information on which will be provided in the next section.
With her deep, flowing hair and glistening headpiece and earrings, you will definitely recognise the Scarab Queen if you manage to spin it.
Only available on the second to fifth reels, the Scarab Queen can be substituted for any other symbol - aside from the scatter - in order to give players a winning payline. However, she is not capable of giving you a unique line. Instead, the symbol boosts your chance of new wins by appearing as stacked.
The Scarab Queen is not the only special symbol included in this slot. There are two other combinations that also trigger fun features.
Money Collect has been used in several slots previously. If you have not come across it before though, it is easily understood.
In John Hunter and the Tomb of the Scarab Queen, the feature is triggered when the player spins a golden scarab - also known as a ‘Money Symbol’ - in reels one to four, in combination with one of the five ‘Collect Symbols’, which only appears on the fifth reel.
If you spin three pyramid scatter symbols - which only appear on the middle three reels - it is time to celebrate. This will give you eight free spins, which is always good news!
Of course, this heightens your chances of scoring a big Money Symbols bonus. Over the course of your free spins, all of these bonuses are totalled in the bonus pot, located at the top of the screen.
Then, on your eighth and final spin, you have the chance to win the prize pot. You might even trigger eight more free spins, keeping the fun going for even longer.
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