About The Great Chicken Escape
Good morrow knights and maidens of the Castle Jackpot court, we’ve got a brand new addition to our arsenal of online casino slots, and this time we’re transporting you to a POW camp during WWII in The Great Chicken Escape. Reminiscent of the classic 1963 movie ‘The Great Escape’, this action-packed slot has chickens as the protagonists who are plotting their escape from a farm and the avoidance of being turned into a tasty chicken pie.
Developed by Pragmatic Play whose most recent offering Sweet Bonanza is a very popular addition our catalogue of online slots, this 5x3 reel online casino game has a backdrop which looks like a prisoner of war camp including guard towers, it boasts cartoon-esque graphics, modifiers which can be triggered on any spin, and some impressive bonus features that can be activated by lining up the right symbols across the 20 available paylines.
As we mentioned earlier, the main protagonists thou art likely to meet are the chickens, who are dressed in berets, side caps and peaked army caps act as the higher paying symbols, with the lower paying symbols capturing traditional land-based casino icons players would traditionally see in the live casino section of our site. You’ll also need to look out for the random spin features which are activated by having the guard dog or chicken run wilds appear on the reels as having these appear can offer thee the chance of a higher payout in the base game.
The five bonus features on offer in this online slot are in typical Pragmatic fashion and can be triggered by thee landing three or more bonus symbols across the reels. Players will then be given the opportunity to choose one of those on offer by selecting one of the escape plans on offer and thou will then have the chance to play for a ‘hensational’ jackpot prize.
How to play The Great Chicken Escape
Set thy stake
Before spinning the reels, players can set their stake by clicking the (+) and (-) button either side of the play button. Players can choose from the minimum of 20p per spin up to a maximum of £100, and this option will also allow thee to set a specific number of coins per line and monitor the total bet of each spin.
Spin the reels
Once thou art happy with thy stake, you can spin the reels by clicking the spin button in the bottom right of the game screen.
If you’d prefer the reels to spin by themselves you can activate the autoplay mode by clicking just below the play button, here you’ll be able to select a set number of rounds you’d like to play for and thou can also set a win or loss limit and the game will automatically stop.
If you want to know more about the winning symbols, bonus rounds or settings in The Great Chicken Escape online slot click the (i) button in the bottom left of the game screen.
The Great Chicken Escape Online Slot bonus features
Knights and maidens can trigger the bonus rounds within The Great Chicken Escape by landing three or more bonus symbols across the reels. Hitting three or four will trigger a random bonus feature, whereas hitting five will directly activate the big money bonus feature.
Upon finding three or more on the reels, players will be transported to a new game screen where ‘Charlie’ will ask them to choose from escape plans A-E, whichever one you choose will be the bonus feature you’ll be rewarded with.
The Secret Tunnel Bonus
If thou art lucky enough to choose the secret tunnel bonus feature, you’ll be given the chance to pick a set number of crates and reveal the prizes within them. Each prize will award players with a specific multiplier of their base stake which will be awarded at the end of the round or if the player finds the collect symbol in one of the crates.
If the mystery tunnel is revealed in one of the crates, four tunnel entrances will appear on the screen and selecting one of the tunnels will end the bonus round and will reward thee with one of the four other available bonus games.
Poultry in Motion
If activated by choosing the correct escape plan, jousters will have the chance to move 22 steps along a path by nightfall as you attempt a daring escape from the farm. By picking one of the golden eggs, you will be moved a certain number of steps along the path, each awarding you a multiplier until you reach collect. If you reach the end of the path, you could be awarded access to The Big Money Bonus.
Get Cluck Free Spins
On activation of the bonus, players will initially be given ten free spins, and a new wild symbol will present itself to players on the reels. If this new wanted wild appears during the free spins it will increase the multiplier on offer, which will be added to the player's prize at the end of the bonus round.*
To The Other Side
This is another bonus feature where thou will be rewarded with nine free spins and one special free spin. During the first nine spins, the wild symbol will appear on the reels and collected into a bank, on the tenth spin, all of the wilds are returned to the game reels in random positions.*
*During both of these bonus rounds, features cannot be triggered and special reels are in play.
The Big Money Bonus
During the big money bonus feature, jousters will be greeted with a carousel of 12 barrels each with a different multiplier. Upon spinning the carousel, it will land on a different number each time, and the amount is added to the total win of the round. After each spin, thou can select another golden egg to get another spin or collect your winnings.
If thou art lucky enough to be awarded one of the five bonus features, you can choose to gamble the feature up to a higher tier. Five pies will appear on the game screen, one for each bonus and the pie which is selected is the current bonus game.
If you choose to gamble and you win, then you’ll move up the bonus line, and you can then choose to gamble again. If you lose, a mystery prize is awarded instead of a bonus round. This feature will end when the current bonus is collected or the big money bonus feature is reached.
##Courtyard Commentary Hear ye, hear ye, at Castle Jackpot we love games that pick up on familiar themes and The Great Chicken Escape does exactly that by using familiar stories from blockbuster movies from the early 2000s and the 1960s. We think our loyal subjects will have a cracking time playing this slot as they attempt to land hensational jackpot features and the bonus rounds. If you’d like to take a look at other offerings from Pragmatic then you could spin the reels on Raging Rhino. Or if you’d prefer an old favourite at Castle Jackpot, why not give Rainbow Riches a try?
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