This slot is one of IGT’s holiday-themed games that hits the genre score quite well. The slot is inspired by the Greek Orthodox and Western Christian festive season where hordes of people put on masks and creative costume and fill up the streets in celebration.
Quick Start Guide Carnival of Mystery Slots
Traditionally, a carnival was held either in February or March before the start of the Liturgical season of Lent, however, nowadays a carnival can be held at anytime all year round and IGT offers you the chance to partake in one such carnival in its Carnival of Mystery slot game. This slot has 5 reels with 243 possible winning combinations.
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Slot layout summary
This slot has some stunning graphics made more impressive by the background which is covered in purple with some yellow meandering lines.
Reel symbols 101
At the top of the reels are some neon lights illuminating the entire reels while two yellow and brown poles either side of the reels borders the reels and the background.
The symbols on the reels include an icon written JESTERS GAMES, a sitting girl, a smiling lady, a man wearing a clown hat in red, a man wearing a clown hat in orange, a man wearing a mask, and a universe icon.
Base game symbols and pay tables
- Icon inscribed with ‘Carnival Mystery’: This is the highest paying symbol of the game. Matching 3 rewards you with a 100 coins, matching 4 rewards you with 500 coins and matching 5 anywhere on the reels rewards you with 5000 coins.
- A man wearing a clown hat in red: This is the second highest paying symbol of the game. For matching 3 on the reels you get 50 coins, for matching 4 you get 100 coins and for matching 5 you earn 500 coins.
- A man wearing a clown hat in orange: This is the third highest paying symbol of the game. A 3-symbol winning combo fetches 25 coins, a 4-symbol winning combo fetches 50 coins while a 5-symbol winning combo fetches 300 coins.
- A smiling lady: This is the fourth highest paying symbol of the game fetching 25 coins when you land 3 on the reels, 50 coins when you land 4 and 200 coins when you land 5.
- A sitting girl: This is the lowest paying symbol. A 3-symbol winning combo rewards you with 5 coins, a 4-symbol winning combo rewards you with 20 coins while a 5-symbol winning combo rewards you with 100 coins.
Bonus Games and Features
- Wild: The wild is represented by the fun house mirror icon. This icon can substitute for any other symbol except the scatter.
- Scatter: The scatter is represented by the universe icon which carries a 5x, 10x, and 100x multiplier applied to your current line bet when you match 3, 4, or 5 of these respectively.
- Jesters Games Bonus: 5 ‘Jesters Games’ symbols initiates this bonus game. Once activated, you have to play 3 sub-bonus games which are the Floating Balls, Evade the Jester and Puppet bonus. In ‘Floating Balls’, the objective is to pick your preferred ball and reveal the prize/value to be added to the total bonus meter. In ‘Evade the Jester’, the objective is to select a tile and reveal the value to be added to the total bonus meter. In ‘Puppet’, the objective is to select your preferred puppet and reveal the digits to add to the total meter bar. NB: Once you fill the total meter bar, you win either the Super Jackpot or the Mega Jackpot so good luck 🙂
Carnival of Mystery slots rating
This game has an entertaining bonus round that offers some excellent rewards if lady luck is on your side. Out of a possible 10 points, this slot gets an 8.4 point rating in our how to play guide.