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Pyro Pixie slot review

Added by Kalamba Games. Information last updated: 05/04/2021

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Expert rating:

3.3 (1)

Game information

Game supplier:Kalamba Games

Release date:12/2019

RTP:96.11%

Volatility:High

Max. win:bet x 8000

Mobile version:Support all devices

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Highlights

Volatility

Bonus game or special game

Freespins

Multiplier wilds

Random bonus game

Themes

Ireland

Medieval

Fairy tales & fantasy

Nature & animals

Cartoon

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RTP (Return to player):
96.11%
Volatility:
High
Max. win:
bet x 8000

Bojoko score (compared to other slots on Bojoko)
91
Kalamba Games score (compared to other slots of supplier)
26
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Expert's review Trystan Michielsen

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Pyro Pixie is a rather interesting slot that will bring the player into a mythical forest where some fire-happy pixies rule the roost. Players can enjoy some amazing graphics together with a bonus game, multiplier wilds and free spins.

This slot was developed by Kalama Games and released in 2019. It shows in the graphics which are crisp and detailed, with even some animations thrown in to boot. The 6-reel, 4-row playing field obscures part of the background, which shows us a dark forest during the free spins mode that might or might not have burnt down. It’s hard to say due to the night sky but we don’t see a lot of leaves on the branches.

In contrast, the symbols in the game are pretty bright. There are pixies and various other beings to make up the high-paying symbols while there are runes used to fill the low-paying symbols. When not in the free spins mode we can see that the forest is still rather lush, even though it is still covered in a night sky. Whenever there’s a win on one of the 40 bet lines there will be a brief animation and the total coin win is displayed on the screen.

The game can sometimes add multipliers to the screen, which will light up different tiles and add the multiplier underneath. Whenever that tile is part of a win, the multiplier will be applied to the entire win. All of this is done through a very noticeable appearance so that you aren’t surprised when it triggers.

Symbols

Pyro Pixie is a very distinct name and luckily the developers decided to add an actual pyro pixie to the game. There is definitely a sense of fire playing a big part in the game, even if it isn’t exactly incorporated into the gameplay. Instead, you’ll be looking at a variety of graphics and animations that represent fire. The pyro pixie herself is the best example but there’s also the burning tree that acts as a scatter symbol.

When it comes to the gameplay, the slot offers players to change their bet to a number between £0.45 and £121.50 per spin. The sizes of the available bets are kind of weird, with values like £2.61 and £17.40. It’s based on the number of paylines, the Hyper Bet level, and the coin value of each but I feel like they could have made them a little tidier.

The slot has High Volatility which expresses itself not really through a low number of wins but rather that the wins usually aren’t very high. You’ll need quite a few paylines at the same time to get a sizable enough win that makes back a number of spins. The free spins mode does help in this regard but it’s not extremely easy to trigger. If you’re looking for a reason to give this slot a try, the max. win of 8,000x your bet will surely act as an incentive.

When it comes to the features in the game, they include:

  • Tree (Scatter): Get 3 or more scatter symbols to activate the free spins mode.
  • Wild: Wilds substitute the regular symbols in the game. Max. 40x your bet with six-of-a-kind on a winning payline.
  • Ent: Max. 10x your bet with six-of-a-kind on a winning payline.
  • Faun: Max. 10x your bet with six-of-a-kind on a winning payline.
  • Owl: Max. 6x your bet with six-of-a-kind on a winning payline.
  • Wisp: Max. 6x your bet with six-of-a-kind on a winning payline.
  • Yellow Rune: Max. 2x your bet with six-of-a-kind on a winning payline.
  • Red Rune: Max. 2x your bet with six-of-a-kind on a winning payline.
  • Green Rune: Max. 1.6x your bet with six-of-a-kind on a winning payline.
  • Purple Rune: Max. 1x your bet with six-of-a-kind on a winning payline.
  • Blue Rune: Max. 1x your bet with six-of-a-kind on a winning payline.
  • Teal Rune: Max. 1x your bet with six-of-a-kind on a winning payline.

Features

Pyro Pixie makes some interesting choices when it comes to the features, introducing pretty standard elements you’ll see in a lot of slots but making them a bit too complicated for no real reason. First of all, a quick look at the different features:

  • Wilds: Wilds substitute the regular symbols in the game, not counting the scatter symbols.
  • Multiplier Wilds: Every ten spins, locked tiled become multiplier wilds that add a multiplier to any win they’re a part of.
  • Hyper Bet: By selecting a Hyper Bet level the bets go up or down, while also impact the gameplay in several ways.
  • Free Spins: Depending on the chosen Hyper Bet level players get more or less free spins when there are 3 Scatters on the screen. It will also increase the size of multipliers.
  • Hyper Bonus: It’s always possible to pay an upfront cost and activate the free spins mode manually.

Most of the game revolves around the base game, during which there is a continuous counter counting up to 10. Every spin, one or more tiles will light up with a multiplier underneath but not affect the game at all. Once the counter hits 10, these lit up tiles will be filled with Wilds and any wins that result from this will be paid out with the multiplier.

This is a pretty steady way of being quite sure of a win, although these tiles never appear on reel 1, meaning that there’s always the possibility it won’t result in a win. Even when it does, they aren’t guaranteed to be very big. Players can augment the size by increasing their Hyper Bet level which means the cost per spin goes up but they will also get higher multipliers.

The free spins mode will depend on the Hyper Bet. The higher your bet, the bigger the number of free spins you receive and the higher the multiplier that’s active. It’s also possible to activate the free spins mode at any point using the Hyper Bonus but this will set you back at least 100x your bet.

In Conclusion

Pyro Pixie is a nice idea with some interesting ways the developers have decided to visualise this idea. Unfortunately, the different elements in the game don’t really tie together all that well. I would have liked to have seen the Pyro Pixie have a bit more of an immediate impact, maybe causing the reels to catch fire with the wilds or some similar visual representation.

There’s nothing wrong with the gameplay on its own but they made it rather complicated and it took me a few times to read through the paytable to fully grasp how it worked. The Hyper Bet feature plays a huge role in the way the game works but it barely draws attention to itself.

Players that want more control about their funds will probably enjoy this feature, as well as the ability to activate the free spins mode whenever they want to. In my experience though, activating it is never going to pay itself back and it’s better to have it trigger organically.

Overall rating:

3.3

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  • Features

    Wins and bets

    RTP (Return to Player):96.11%

    Volatility:High

    Max. win:bet x 8000

    Min. bet:£0.45

    Max. bet:£121.5

    Progressive jackpot:

    Reels & playlines

    Reels:6

    Rows:4

    Non-standard layout:

    Max. lines:40

    Min. lines:40

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    Languages

    You can play Pyro Pixie in English, Finnish, Swedish, German and 9 other languages.

    All supported languages:
    English, Finnish, Swedish, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Czech, Danish, Norwegian, Portuguese

    Currencies

    Pyro Pixie supports GBP, EUR, SEK, NOK and 8 other currencies.

    All supported currencies:
    GBP (£), EUR (€), SEK (kr), NOK (kr), DKK (kr), RUB (₽), USD ($), NZD ($), CAD (C$), AUD ($), mBTC (m฿)

    Stats

    Release date 12/2019
    17th newest on Kalamba Games 725th newest on Bojoko
    RTP 96.11% 0.25% > average
    20th highest on Kalamba Games 1,277th highest on Bojoko
    Win up to 8000 x your bet
    11th highest on Kalamba Games 623rd highest on Bojoko
    Paylines 40 100% > average
    11th highest on Kalamba Games 605th highest on Bojoko
    Min bet £0.45 per spin
    8th lowest on Kalamba Games 2,376th lowest on Bojoko
    Max bet £121.5 per spin
    7th highest on Kalamba Games 719th highest on Bojoko
    Rated 0 by 0 members
    The most rated on Kalamba Games 39th most rated on Bojoko
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    Trystan Michielsen

    Trystan Michielsen

    Trystan Michielsen is a Dutch native who started his career as a content writer for various small businesses who were interested in creating an online presence.

    When the opportunity arose to move to Malta and work in the iGaming sector, Trystan didn't hesitate to make the plunge. Here he worked as a Content and SEO specialist for different companies before moving back home.

    Now acting as a freelancer he maintains his connection with the online slot community by playing and reviewing the wide variety of videoslots that are released.

    Trystan enjoys playing the slots that offer a full experience, focusing on more than just the technical details but keeping an eye on its presentation. Graphics, music and style can create a game that's more than the sum of its parts.

    A writer at heart, putting thoughts to paper is something he's done for as long as he remembers. In his free time, he enjoys writing fiction as well as watching and reviewing movies.

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    Game supplier:Kalamba Games

    Release date:12/2019

    RTP (Return to player):96.11%

    Max. win:bet x 8000

    Mobile version:Yes

    User rating: 0
    Expert rating: 3.3

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