Thunderkick Riders of the Storm Slot Review

Riders of the Storm: Demo

Get ready for some steampunk style pirate adventure in Riders of the Storm. Created by Thunderkick, it’s a 5 reel, 243 ways to win video slot that comes with the developer’s usual design flair plus plenty of gameplay. Extras include wild multipliers which can boost payouts by up to 5x as well as mystery reels that can turn up to 4 reels wild. There’s also a free spins round with stacked symbols where you can choose the variance. Play on your PC, tablet or mobile device from between 10p and £100 per spin.

As usual, Thunderkick has hit the spot with the design of Riders of the Storm. The sound and visuals here are excellent. Set against a backdrop of swirling cloud-filled skies, you’ll see lower value playing card symbols as well as a harpoon, anchor and ship’s wheel. The best payers are the 3 members of the ship’s crew. Land 3, 4 or 5 of the captain in combination and you’ll pocket a payout of 2, 4 or 15 times your bet.

The wild also offers awards of 15 times your stake if you land 5 in combination. You could also see wilds embellished with multipliers of 2x, 3x or 5x. There are 3 main extras on offer in Riders of the Storm.

Mystery Wild Reels feature – this can trigger at random on any base game spin. Between 1 and 4 reels will turn totally wild. A payout calculation then follows.

Bonus Game feature – the main feature is triggered by landing 3, 4 or 5 of the compass scatter on the same spin. You’ll first pocket an award of 2, 20 or 200 times your bet. You’ll then be able to choose from a selection of free spin/ wild multiplier/stacked symbol combinations. Here are your options:

  • Low Variance = 15 free spins with 2x wild multipliers and the engineer as the stacked symbol.
  • Medium Variance = 10 free spins with 3x wild multipliers and the harpoon shooter as the stacked symbol.
  • High Variance = 6 free spins with 5x wild multipliers and the top paying skipper as the stacked symbol.
  • There’s also a Random Choice. You could end up with any combination of free spins, stacked symbols and wild multipliers – i.e. 15 free spins with 5x wild multipliers and the wild being stacked!

Regardless of which one you go for, the Walking Wilds feature comes into play. When a wild symbol hits, it moves 1 position to the left with each free spin that follows until it falls off reel 1.

We enjoyed Riders of the Storm. The design is as accomplished as you’d expect from a Thunderkick video slot. They just don’t make ugly games. There’s plenty of variety on offer from the features too. The Bonus Game feature offers payouts of up to 26,426 times your bet per free spin if you dare to choose the random choice! With its classy sound and visuals and top gameplay, Riders of the Storm is another winning offering from Thunderkick.

Show more