Slightly Good
Price: Free
Ads: Yes
In App Purchases: Yes

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Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 37 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 745 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.


8 votes
118 votes
Daily Rewards -
8 / 118 votes
Encourages return visits every day and punishes you for missing a day.

9 votes
86 votes
Grinding -
9 / 86 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

8 votes
100 votes
Infinite Treadmill -
8 / 100 votes
Impossible to win or complete the game.

2 votes
118 votes
Playing by Appointment -
2 / 118 votes
Being forced to play according to the game's schedule instead of yours.

3 votes
110 votes
Advertisements -
3 / 110 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

4 votes
119 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
4 / 119 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

3 votes
94 votes
Wait To Play -
3 / 94 votes
In-game timers that make you arbitrarily wait for something.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 263 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 876 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.


119 votes
1 votes
Premium Currency -
119 / 1 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

81 votes
3 votes
Recurring Fee -
81 / 3 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

13 votes
96 votes
Pay to Win -
13 / 96 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

13 votes
116 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
13 / 116 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

7 votes
71 votes
Pay to Skip -
7 / 71 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

9 votes
78 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
9 / 78 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

6 votes
81 votes
Waste Aversion -
6 / 81 votes
Capped inventory forces you to destroy items or upgrade inventory. Also, having small amounts of left over premium currency.

4 votes
116 votes
Accidental Purchases -
4 / 116 votes
Making it easy to accidentally spend money with no confirmation or ability to undo or refund the action.

3 votes
71 votes
Power Creep -
3 / 71 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

4 votes
117 votes
Pay Wall -
4 / 117 votes
The game becomes impossible to continue playing without payment.

4 votes
126 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
4 / 126 votes
Placing a cheap item next to an expensive item to make it look more affordable.

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 119 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 643 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.


80 votes
8 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
80 / 8 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

7 votes
116 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
7 / 116 votes
To avoid letting down your friends, you are obligated to play when you don't want to.

10 votes
115 votes
Reciprocity -
10 / 115 votes
Feeling obligated to return a favor, share resources, trade an item, etc.

8 votes
79 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
8 / 79 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

12 votes
120 votes
Competition -
12 / 120 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

2 votes
105 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
2 / 105 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

100 votes
Friend Spam / Impersonation -
0 / 100 votes
The game sends spam to your contact list or social media account.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 132 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 583 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.


96 votes
3 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
96 / 3 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

14 votes
77 votes
Badges / Endowed Progress -
14 / 77 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

4 votes
68 votes
Variable Rewards -
4 / 68 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

7 votes
114 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
7 / 114 votes
Trick questions or toying with emotions or our subconscious desires.

5 votes
114 votes
Complete the Collection -
5 / 114 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

4 votes
121 votes
Illusion of Control -
4 / 121 votes
The game cheats or hides information to make you think you're better than you actually are.

2 votes
86 votes
Optimism and Frequency Biases -
2 / 86 votes
Overestimating the frequency of something because we’ve seen it recently or memorably.

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (4.50) with 1,458,710 votes.
Google Play:  (4.55) with 8,672,228 votes.

Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Accidental Purchases reported on May 2, 2024
Buy pads, if you step on them a pop up appears allowing you to spend money on accident
Grinding reported on May 2, 2024
99% of experiences are just grinding with nothing else
Reciprocity reported on May 2, 2024
Pet trading
Power Creep reported on May 2, 2024
Most games yes
Infinite Treadmill reported on May 2, 2024
Infinite treadmills like there is a constant updates an yea
Recurring Fee reported on May 2, 2024
Premium Currency reported on May 2, 2024
Robux also I can not give this game a no on any dark patterns due to how the game works
Pay to Win reported on May 2, 2024
99% of games have p2w
Social Pyramid Scheme reported on May 2, 2024
In some there are bonuses for having friends play with you, not Roblox itself but one experience
Gambling / Loot Boxes reported on May 2, 2024
Often experiences have loot boxes that require premium currency to purchase

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