Alexandre Dumas’s classic tales of the young Musketeer wannabe, d’Artagnan, and his three Musketeer pals, are as popular now as they were two hundred years ago. It’s no wonder why software providers often use this story in their slot games. However, none of them has ever done it as well as Playtech with their newest video slot release!
“The Three Musketeers and the Queen’s Diamond” is a marvellous 5-reel, 50-payline video slot from Playtech. The game is based on Alexandre Dumas novel, but the designers have put their own comic spin to the storyline. The game begins with an amazing cinematic intro movie showing the adventures of the Three Musketeers. If you watch this video carefully, you will get the clue what you can expect in the game! The reels are filled with beautifully animated symbols of D’Artagnan, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, as well as swords, muskets, daggers, gloves, bags, letters, crowns and jewels. The background music and sound effects are also top quality so you won’t have to look for the mute button.
However, the true value of this slot lies not in its graphics or sounds, but in its numerous special features, which are not only very entertaining, but can also provide you with huge wins!
First of all, you will notice Stacked Wilds appearing on reels 2, 3 and 4. They can take up to 3 positions on one reel and will substitute for all symbols except for the Musketeers and Free Spins symbols.
Secondly, if you hit the Free Spins symbol stacked on the first and fifth reel, you will win a number of Free Spins! You will be awarded 3 Free Spins for each Free Spins symbol that appears on reels 1 and 5 simultaneously, so you can win from 6 to 24 Free Spins. What is more, in this feature the Free Spins symbol can appear on all reels and if it does, it will award you with 3 additional Free Spins!
This slot couldn’t go without the heroes: D’Artagnan, Aramis, Athos and Porthos. In fact, they all trigger Bonuses if you hit them right. Let’s now check what each of these mighty Musketeers has to offer!
Get Porthos next to his sword and the Splendid Sword of Porthos Bonus will get triggered. Porthos will choose one reel and make it Wild for one re-spin.
Athos and his muskets will trigger the Wild Muskets of Athos feature. You will win one re-spin too, but this time Athos will shoot at the reels changing random symbols all over the reels into Wilds.
Aramis and his daggers will activate the Golden Daggers of Aramis Bonus that will let you pick between two bags filled with instant prizes.
However, the most entertaining and generous Bonus of them all is the one called the Queen’s Diamond Bonus and triggered with just two D’Artagnan symbols appearing anywhere on reels 2 and 4. This is a multi-stage bonus with five levels. You will begin with two lives and your aim will be to choose the right path to the chamber filled with treasures. On your way, you will be collecting coins and lives. In the first stage you will have to pick 1 out of 3 bridges to cross the moat, in the second stage you will have to choose a catapult to get to the castle, in the third level your aim will be to destroy a gate with a chosen barred of gun powder, in the fourth stage you will have to choose the right path to get to the secret chamber and finally if you make it to the fifth stage, you will be allowed to choose one treasure chest. If you find the Queen’s Diamond you will win a nice prize in addition to the number of coins collected during the Bonus round. What is more, your total prize will be multiplied by the number of your remaining lives!
It was just a matter of time for Playtech to release another adventure and animation rich slot and we have to admit that “The Three Musketeers and the Queen’s Diamond” is one of the best games ever produced by this great software provider! This slot has amazing graphics and is packed with innovative special features, providing you not only with quality entertainment, but also with huge wins! “The Three Musketeers and the Queen’s Diamond” is pure enjoyment so don’t miss the chance to play it whenever you can! And together now: all for one, and one for all!