Guardians of Cloudia

-4.33
Toxic
Price: Free
Ads: Yes
In App Purchases: Yes

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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
Playing by Appointment -
1 / 0 votes
Being forced to play according to the game's schedule instead of yours.

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

1 votes
Grinding -
1 / 0 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

1 votes
Infinite Treadmill -
1 / 0 votes
Impossible to win or complete the game.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 11 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 0 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-5

1 votes
Premium Currency -
1 / 0 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

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.

1 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
1 / 0 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

1 votes
Pay to Skip -
1 / 0 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

1 votes
Accidental Purchases -
1 / 0 votes
Making it easy to accidentally spend money with no confirmation or ability to undo or refund the action.

1 votes
Recurring Fee -
1 / 0 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

1 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
1 / 0 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

1 votes
Power Creep -
1 / 0 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

1 votes
Pay Wall -
1 / 0 votes
The game becomes impossible to continue playing without payment.

1 votes
Waste Aversion -
1 / 0 votes
Capped inventory forces you to destroy items or upgrade inventory. Also, having small amounts of left over premium currency.

1 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
1 / 0 votes
Placing a cheap item next to an expensive item to make it look more affordable.

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 5 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 1 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-2.96

1 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
1 / 0 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

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

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

1 votes
Competition -
1 / 0 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

1 votes
Friend Spam / Impersonation -
0 / 1 votes
The game sends spam to your contact list or social media account.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 6 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 0 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-3.98

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

1 votes
Badges / Endowed Progress -
1 / 0 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

1 votes
Complete the Collection -
1 / 0 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

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

1 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
1 / 0 votes
Trick questions or toying with emotions or our subconscious desires.

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

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (3.89) with 19 votes.
Google Play:  (4.19) with 6,501 votes.



Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Playing by Appointment reported on Jan 22, 2022
Timed events and activities without counterparts to make it convenient for example for different working shifts.
Daily Rewards reported on Jan 22, 2022
Daily reward system and daily events.
Infinite Treadmill reported on Jan 22, 2022
This is just money sink. Idk how much money would be needed to reach the end but considering game expansion it might be difficult.
Pay to Win reported on Jan 22, 2022
Pretty much infinite unlimited payment options.
Social Pyramid Scheme reported on Jan 22, 2022
You get rewarded for up to 3 ppl invited.
Social Obligation / Guilds reported on Jan 22, 2022
There are social events that can make you feel like you dissapont someone if you miss it. Which is twisted when I read it now.
Invested / Endowed Value reported on Jan 22, 2022
Definitely. You develop your character with resources earned daily.
Artificial Scarcity reported on Jan 22, 2022
Every week. Most events are heavy money related.
Pay to Skip reported on Jan 22, 2022
Don't think there is anything you can't pay for here.
Accidental Purchases reported on Jan 22, 2022
A lot of deals that make it appealing to spend.


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Welcome to the City of Cloudia, Skywalker. Before you start, ask yourself, what kind of life are you expecting to have, in this grand adventure?

-Master of all classes and all builds
5 basic classes covering melee, ranged, physical, magical and all types
Each class has at least 2 advanced classes
DIY your own build with free skill/talent combination

-Tycoon Pet Collector and Trainer
100+ collectable pets of different elements
Each pet has unique appearance and skill sets
Pet's appearance changes at each evolving stage
Different strategical combinations bring unexpected outcomes

-Pioneer Explorer of an Unknown World
Vast open world full of PVE modes awaiting you to challenge
Secret easter egg quests hidden in every corner of the world

-Absolute Dominator of the Battlefield
More PVP modes than you can ever imagine
Battle Royale, 1V1 Duel, 5V5 Battlefield, massive Guild War and more
Strategy and tactics, courage and wisdom, the winner needs them all

-Beloved Heart Hunter chosen by Cupid
Meet your destined partner and adventure together
Hold the best wedding to show your affection
Enhance the eternal Wedding ring to engrave your eternal love

-Leading Fashion Icon with your own Style
Customize your character with unique appearance
Countless outfit choices for various parts: cloth, head/back accessory, weapon transmog and more