Star Stable Online

-1.80
Slightly Bad
Price: Free
Ads: Unknown
In App Purchases: Unknown

iOS App Store

Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

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

-0.72

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

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

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

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

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 6 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 3 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-2.14

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 1 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 4 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

2.22

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

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

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

1 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
0 / 1 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 4 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 1 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-2.62

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

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (5.00) with 2 votes.



Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Grinding reported on Dec 23, 2022
The game has a large number of daily quests to unlock more quests, and races to level up your horses.
Premium Currency reported on Dec 23, 2022
Game offers purchases of “Star Coins” which is the only currency that can be used to buy horses in the game and only obtainable through purchase.
Social Obligation / Guilds reported on Dec 23, 2022
The game offers “Clubs” which can be joined and many of them host events with a set time which you become pressured to go to.
Invested / Endowed Value reported on Dec 23, 2022
Players can level up and have their level visible to other players.
Artificial Scarcity reported on Dec 23, 2022
Game occasionally offers limited time horses and holiday event items.
Wait To Play reported on Dec 23, 2022
Some quests in the game have you wait until the next day to complete them.
Pay to Skip reported on Dec 23, 2022
Game has a feature to allow you to skip to the next day on quests with a day blocker.
Recurring Fee reported on Dec 23, 2022
Some options for the game’s membership (Star Rider) are monthly and tri-monthly payments.
Complete the Collection reported on Dec 23, 2022
The game has “Stars” which you can find around the map and other quests that require you to look for a large number of items around the map.
Pay Wall reported on Dec 23, 2022
The game will only allow you a limited number of quests and areas to unlock unless you buy a “Star Rider” membership.


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Screenshot Ride into an enchanting world
Welcome to Jorvik, a beautiful island full of endless adventure! Together with your very own horse, you become part of a magical story and can explore a fabulous open world from the saddle.

Go on exciting quests
There are lots of intriguing characters and thrilling mysteries waiting for you in the magical online world of Jorvik. Solve the quests while you experience the immersive stories together with your friends!

Care for and train your horses
Ride, train and care for your very own horse. As you become a more experienced rider, you can buy more horses and choose from a variety of breeds. In Jorvik, you can have as many four-legged friends as you like!

Hang out with your friends
There are always new things to discover in Star Stable Online. Meet up with your friends and ride together, chat or challenge each other in one of the island's many competitions. Or why not start your own riding club?

Be a Hero
The sisterhood of Soul Riders needs you! Team up with our four heroes Anne, Lisa, Linda and Alex as they fight dark forces on the magical island of Jorvik. Alone, you are strong. Together, you are unstoppable!

Customize, customize, customize
Have it your way! In Star Stable Online you can have fun endless fun styling your player avatar and of course all of your horses. Clothes, accessories, bridles, leg wraps, blankets, saddlebags, bows… It’s up to you!

A world of horses
The island of Jorvik is home to all kinds of beautiful horses. From super-realistic Knabstruppers, Irish Cobs and American Quarter Horses to spectacular magical steeds, there are over 50 breeds to choose from, with more to come!

Cross-platform
Whether you play on iOS or desktop, Star Stable Online keeps up with you, automatically picking up where you left off when you switch devices. It’s easy!

Become a Star Rider
Star Stable Online is free to play up to level 5. To experience all of Jorvik and access all the game’s features, you can become a Star Rider with a one-off payment. Star Riders can access thousands of member-only quests, choose from multiple unique breeds, hang out with old and new friends and join the community. They also enjoy all of our game updates!

Saddle up for the adventure of a lifetime - play Star Stable Online now!

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For Parents
Star Stable Online is a fun and safe online adventure game designed for kids between the ages of 9 and 18. Each player rides and cares for their own horse, embarks on quests, participates in competitions and becomes part of an epic story.

You can find more information about the game here http://www.starstable.com/parents.