Keystone Kops is a comedy genre based slot game developed by IGT. This game is based on a group of simpleton policemen whose slapstick adventures have entertained people since 1912. The original silent movie of the same name was screened in the earlier 19th century and even after a lapse of hundred years this incompetent bumbling cops are still entertaining all of us. The Keystone Kops slot game is a five reels and thirty ways to win online slot game. The animations used in this game are state of the art and accompanied by a funny tune which relates to the subject of the game. The characters depicted in this game are beautifully designed cartoons from earlier part of the twentieth century.
The five reels of the Keystone Kops come with a background depicting a street scene of a small American town. This game comes with multiple bonus features. It provides about five of these features in the base game itself. The other three bonus features are in the form of bonus rounds. This slot can be accessed by using multiple platforms ranging from desktops to mobiles.
Features of Keystone Kops slot game
The Keystone Kops slot game comes with a progressive jackpot along with all the other usual features which include auto play, bonus rounds, free spins, scatters, multipliers and wilds. This slot does not provide any type of gambling option to its players. The coin limit of this game stands at thirty coins. The value of these coins starts at £0.01 and ends at £4.00. The betting range starts at £0.30 and goes all the way up to £120.00.
The high paying symbols of this game include police helmets, handcuffs, whistles, baton and telephone sets. Apart from these there are four keystone cops. The highest paying symbol for the Keystone Kops is a cop with a baton in his hand. Landing three or more of these symbols provides payouts in the following ways.
- Landing five of these symbols on an active payline provides 125x.
- Landing four of these symbols on an active payline provides 50x.
- Landing three of these symbols on an active payline provides 10x.
The telephone set, the police helmet, pair of handcuffs, baton and whistle symbols provide the maximum payout of 40x and minimal payout of 3x.
- Scatter Symbol: The Keystone Kops badge, Pie Patrol scatter and Vault door scatter are the three scatter symbols used in this game. These scatters help in activating the three bonus rounds.
- Wild Symbol: The Wild logo is the wild symbol of this game. It can be substituted for all symbols with an exception to scatter and bonus symbols. This symbol can appear anywhere on the reels and helps in creating winning combinations.
Bonus Rounds of Keystone Kops slot game
Keystone Kops slot game comes with five bonus rounds for the base game which include the following.
- Scuffle Shuffle Feature
- Second Chance Bonus Trigger Feature
- Shuffle Up Feature
- Symbol Upgrade Feature
- Mystery Multiplier Feature
- Scuffle Shuffle Feature: This bonus feature gets activated when any of the four cops’ symbols or the wild symbol fully stacks the third reel. The symbols then move on to different position on the reels. Any of the four cops’ symbol, scatter symbols or five of the low value symbols then transforms into the symbol that had triggered this round. The symbols can shuffle five times with a cash award after each shuffle.
- Second Chance Bonus Trigger Feature: This bonus round gets activated by landing two bonus symbols on second and third reels. This leads to changing of one of the symbols on the fourth reels to trigger one of the bonus rounds.
- Shuffle Up Feature: This feature can described as the mini version of Scuffle Shuffle feature. This bonus round gets randomly activated. The symbols on fourth and fifth reels are moved to create new combinations thus creating a chance to hit a win.
- Symbol Upgrade Feature: This feature gets randomly activated after a winning spin. Once this feature gets activated, the winning symbols get upgraded to the next high level thus providing a chance of better wins. If the top paying symbols is part of the winning combination then it changes into a wild symbol.
- Mystery Multiplier Feature: This feature gets randomly activated and provides a multiplier with a value ranging between 2x and 10x. This bonus round is also eligible for Scuffle Shuffle, Shuffle Up and Symbol Upgrade bonus features.
Keystone Kops slot also provide three other bonus rounds which include the following.
- Pilfering Pooch Free Spins
- Pie Patrol Free Spins
- Progressive Picks Bonus
- Pilfering Pooch Free Spins: This bonus round gets activated by landing Keystone Kops badge symbols on second and third reels along with Pie Patrol scatter symbol on the fourth reel. This bonus round provides eight free spins which are played on a hundred payline slot machine. This bonus round also provides Snaking Wilds and Random Multiplier features.
- Pie Patrol Free Spins: Landing Keystone Kops badge symbols on second and third reels along with vault door scatter on fourth reels provides eight free spins which are played on a hundred payline slot machine. Landing two or three badge scatters further rewards two or eight additional free spins. Landing helmet symbol on third reel turns the whole reel into wild. Random Multiplier feature can also randomly happen during this round.
- Progressive Picks Bonus: Landing Keystone Kops badge scatters on second and third reel along with Pilfering Pooch on the fourth reel activates this bonus round. Players are provided with a choice of selection from a group of vaults. Discovering three of the same prizes makes that prize eligible as a payout. This bonus round can provide 500 or 750 coins along with a probability of hitting the silver or gold bar progressive jackpots.