Released: 19 Oct 2017

Bringing together the two similar celebrations, Halloween and the Mexican Day of the Dead, Pumpkin Smash slot is another excellent online slot from the provider of excellent online and mobile casino games, Yggdrasil Gaming.

Pumpkin Smash Slot

Pumpkin Smash Slot Online

Bringing together the two similar celebrations, Halloween and the Mexican Day of the Dead, Pumpkin Smash slot is another excellent online slot from the provider of excellent online and mobile casino games, Yggdrasil Gaming. Pumpkin Smash is designed with a reel set of five reels with three rows, and a total of 20 fixed paylines. The slot comes with a generous Pumpkin Smash Bonus that can award you with some excellent prizes.

Overview

As mentioned in the previous section, Pumpkin Smash is based on the two celebrations, Halloween and the Mexican Day of the Dead, dedicated to remembering the dead, including, martyrs, saints, and all the faithfully departed. Yggdrasil Gaming has decided to go with a reel set of five reels in three rows and a total of 20 fixed lines, to place the gameplay of this excellent online slot.


As mentioned in the previous section, Pumpkin Smash slot is based on the two celebrations, Halloween and the Mexican Day of the Dead, dedicated to remembering the dead, including, martyrs, saints, and all the faithfully departed. Yggdrasil Gaming has decided to go with a reel set of five reels in three rows and a total of 20 fixed lines, to place the gameplay of this excellent online slot.


As with many online video slots on the market, symbols on the reels of Pumpkin Smash slot come in two groups of low-value and high-value symbols.


The game’s low-value symbols, listed as Low Pays in the paytable, include the four suits of the standard playing card deck blue diamonds, green clubs, pink spades, and red hearts with gold lining and a skull at the top, all following the theme of the game. The symbols are listed in ascending order with the blue diamond being the game’s lowest paying symbol awarding 4, 20, and 70 for landing combinations of 3, 4, and 5 matching symbols, respectively. The highest paying of the Low Pays is the red heart, awarding 8, 30, and 100 for landed combinations of 3, 4, and 5 matching symbols, respectively.


The game’s four high-value symbols, listed as High Pays in the paytable, are game-specific symbols representing two male and two female sugar skulls. These on-theme High Pays start with the blue male cowboy sugar skull, followed by the green male sugar skull in a sombrero and the purple Señorita sugar skull with roses in her hair, and, finally, the game’s highest paying symbol, red cowgirl sugar skull with gold earrings. As with the Low Pays, the four High Pays pay certain amounts for landing combinations of 3, 4, and 5 matching symbols.


Pumpkin Smash slot makes use of additional game-specific symbols, the Pumpkin Smash Bonus symbols and the Wild symbol.


The game has three different Bonus symbols representing one Halloween-like carved pumpkin set against a gold background with BONUS written below it, and two sugar-skull-like carved pumpkins in sombreros, also set against a gold background with BONUS written below them. These symbols are used to activate the Pumpkin Smash bonus game both from the main game and the Free Spins round.


The Wild symbol in Pumpkin Smash slot is a golden WILD set against a purple background with a golden lining and a golden sombrero with skulls at the top. This Wild symbol substitutes for all regular symbols to help players land a winning combination.

How to play

Playing Pumpkin Smash slot is very straightforward since all variables that need to be set are placed at the bottom of the screen and are well marked. Since the 20 paylines are fixed, players need to set only the value of the coin. And when it comes to Coin Value, Pumpkin Smash has a lot to offer with 21 different coin values to choose from. Players can adjust this variable by pressing the “-“ and “+” arrows on the sides of the Coin Value box in the bottom left corner of the screen. Your Total Bet is displayed in the “Cash Bet” box and you can check your balance at any given time in the bottom right corner of the screen.


Once you have set your Cash Bet, what remains is to get the reels spinning by pressing the pinkish button with a circular arrow at the bottom centre of the screen.


Pumpkin Smash slot comes with MaxBet and Autoplay features which can be found on the sides of the Spin button. If you click the MaxBet button, the game will automatically set the penultimate Coin Value, and the second click on this button will set the maximum Coin Value.


When you press the Autoplay button, purple button with “play” and inverted arrow on it, a menu opens letting you choose the number of rounds to be played automatically without interruption.

How to Win Pumpkin Smash

As with most online slots, winning payouts in Pumpkin Smash slot are awarded by landing combinations of matching symbols. The payouts of each matching symbol combination can be found at any given time in the paytable of the game. As mentioned in the sections above, all symbols award payouts for landing combinations of 3, 4, or, 5 matching symbols. The game’s lowest paying symbol is the blue diamond awarding 4, 20, and 70, while the game’s highest paying symbol is the red cowgirl sugar skull, awarding 50, 200, and 1000.

Bonus Features

Pumpkin Smash Bonus

This bonus feature is triggered by landing two or more of the Bonus symbols anywhere on the reels, and that number of pumpkins will get smashed revealing up to 20 prizes which will include one of the following:


•    Up to 32 Free Spins – landing three or more of the pumpkin symbols awards guaranteed free spins
•    A multiplier ranging between 2x-7x on one selected symbol during the free spins
•    A payout of up to 2,000 coins


If you manage to land at least one pumpkin Bonus symbol during the bonus game, Pumpkin Smash slot will award you another smashing session awarding the following:


•    Up to 16 Free Spins
•    A multiplier ranging between 2x-7x on one selected symbol during the free spins
•    A payout of up to 17,500 coins

Conclusion

Pumpkin Smash slot is a fast-paced and interesting game where you need to reach the bonus rounds as soon as possible since all the good stuff happens there. This might take a while, but once you reach it, it can be very lucrative. The game advertises an RTP of 96.20%.
 

Key Features
  • ProviderYggdrasil Group
  • Reels5
  • Min Bet0.10
  • RTP96.20
  • Paylines20
  • Max Bet100.00
  • Bonus Rounds0
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