Word Hop ‏‏‎‎‎‎ ‏‏‎‎‎‎

-1.79
Slightly Bad
Price: Free
Ads: Yes
In App Purchases: Yes

iOS App Store

Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 4 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 0 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-3.57

1 votes
Daily Rewards -
1 / 0 votes
Encourages return visits every day and punishes you for missing a day.

1 votes
Advertisements -
1 / 0 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

1 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
1 / 0 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

1 votes
Wait To Play -
1 / 0 votes
In-game timers that make you arbitrarily wait for something.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 1 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 0 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

0.83

1 votes
Pay to Win -
1 / 0 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 1 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 2 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

0.83

1 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
1 / 0 votes
To avoid letting down your friends, you are obligated to play when you don't want to.

1 votes
Reciprocity -
0 / 1 votes
Feeling obligated to return a favor, share resources, trade an item, etc.

1 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
0 / 1 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 2 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 1 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-1.43

1 votes
Variable Rewards -
1 / 0 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

1 votes
Optimism and Frequency Biases -
1 / 0 votes
Overestimating the frequency of something because we’ve seen it recently or memorably.

1 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
0 / 1 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (4.67) with 11,740 votes.



Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Daily Rewards reported on Jan 19, 2021
yes, in the form of a "daily challenge" calendar form
Advertisements reported on Jan 19, 2021
yes, just after passing a level, everytime
Pay to Win reported on Jan 19, 2021
if you connect to Facebook you receive a coin reward, you can purchase coins , with real money> in-app purchase, you can exchange those for hints and more
Social Obligation / Guilds reported on Jan 19, 2021
personal choice if you play with your facebook friends and you challenge or they do challenge to higher scores
Wait To Play reported on Jan 19, 2021
adverts
Variable Rewards reported on Jan 19, 2021
it can, i deleted it to be able to double check but for the time I played it the daily challenge fits here
Optimism and Frequency Biases reported on Jan 19, 2021
if you connect to Facebook


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Screenshot Take a trip across the world in Word Hop, an exciting new word search crossword game!

It’s easy to learn and fun to master: find all the words you can to fill the crossword puzzle. With each new chapter of the game, you’ll find new words, and travel to new cities!

Stretch your vocabulary by hunting for all the hidden words in every puzzle! You could even learn a new language: we have word puzzles in English, Russian, German, Italian, French and Portuguese, with more languages coming soon! There are thousands of levels ready to play through.

Are you the best at word games? Play your way to the top of our Leaderboard and take on players worldwide in a race around the planet! Or connect with Facebook to compete and find words with friends!

Let your journey begin with Word Hop!
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What makes us different from other word games? Word Hop has puzzles made by a team of wordsmiths from all around the world! Every word puzzle in every language has been handcrafted by fluent speakers of that language.

We add new word puzzle levels every week, so keep coming back to find more words in your language!

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Introducing the Daily Challenge!

We are pleased to introduce the Daily Challenge! Each round you’ll get a ring of letters. Make any valid word. You keep any letters you don’t use, and you’ll get some new ones!

Every word you find will add to the meter! Fill the meter to earn a star and move on to the next round. Complete three rounds to earn three stars and mark off the day in your calendar.

Keep the word search streak going!

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Climb the Leaderboard!

Are you a top word hunter? Check out the global leaderboards to see where you stand, and compete against players from all over the world!

Want to take on your friends? Connect with Facebook to see your friends’ scores and see which one of you is the best word finder of all!

Do you have national pride? Pick your flag and join your national team! Who will win the word championship!

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How to play:

On each level you’ll get a wheel with letters on it. Drag over the letters to spell out a word. Each word you find will either be a part of a crossword, or it will be a Hidden Word, winning you extra coins! Complete the crossword to move on to the next level.

Are you stuck on a puzzle? Use a hint to reveal a letter in the crossword, and help you find the missing word!

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Find Hidden Words!

Not every word you can make appears in the puzzle, but that doesn’t mean you can’t hunt for them! Nearly every word puzzle contains Hidden Words: words you don’t have to find to finish the level, but which earn you coins!

Are you looking for an extra fun challenge? If you’re a veteran puzzler, find every word hidden throughout the game! You can even open the Hidden Words screen to use hints to help you find those tricky words.