Magic: The Gathering - Puzzle Quest

-1.94
Slightly Bad
Price: Free
Ads: No
In App Purchases: Yes

Google Play App Store

Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 6 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 1 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-3.98

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.

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.

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

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 6 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 4 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-1.75

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

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

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

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 3 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 4 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-0.92

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

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 2 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 5 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

0.24

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

1 votes
Illusion of Control -
0 / 1 votes
The game cheats or hides information to make you think you're better than you actually are.

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

1 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
0 / 1 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

Google Play:  (4.32) with 89,400 votes.



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Screenshot Magic: The Gathering and the original Match 3 RPG are re-imagined in Magic: The Gathering Puzzle Quest, an epic deck building, strategy and deep leveling role playing game!

Kotaku says it is a marriage of two distinct games into a unique new experience.

It gets the best of both genres, and it gets it right. It works pretty much for every kind of player, but if you enjoy Magic, then it's a game you should try. - Vandal

Magic: The Gathering fans will be surprised to see how much of that card games mechanics remain intact in this match-3 version, and even casual mobile fans who have never played the original can appreciate Puzzle Quests added depth to the formula. - GamesBeat

FEATURES
Join a community of over 2.5 million players worldwide!
Compete in Standard events with your favorite cards from the latest Magic: The Gathering set or craft a tricky and thematic deck of your favorite Legacy cards its up to you!
Looking for a specific card to unleash a perfect strategy? Create your own Booster Packs with Booster Crafting to build the perfect deck
Experience new events, cards, and Planeswalkers from the Magic: The Gathering Multiverse
Join a Coalition and take on epic boss battles such as the corrupted Avacyn and Nicol Bolas, God-Pharaoh
Battle enemy Planeswalkers in Player-vs-Player tournaments (PVP)

COLLECT AND CRAFT CARDS
Collect some of Magic: The Gatherings deadliest spells like Star of Extinction and creatures like Kopala, Warden of the Waves. Now with Booster Crafting, create your own booster packs to add to your collection. Build the ultimate deck and face off against your opponents.

MATCH MANA GEMS TO CAST SPELLS
Mana gems are the core of your strength and power. Match-3 or more in a row to collect enough power to cast deadly spells and creatures.

PLAY WITH YOUR FRIENDS
Join a coalition and play with your friends to win bonus rewards in tournaments. Band together and fight players from around the world!

WIN REWARDS AND CLIMB THE LEADERBOARDS
Enter daily events and Player-vs-Player (PVP) tournaments and challenge your decks against opponents. Climb the leaderboards and collect a multitude of rewards to build even better, more powerful decks!

RECRUIT YOUR CHAMPIONS FOR BATTLE
The mighty mages and warriors of Magic: The Gathering are your heroes in battle. Make a pact with Liliana to summon an endless, undying horde of minions! Team up with Kiora and harness the power of the oceans! Or meddle with the art of geomancy to make spells that move mountains, shatter stone, and melt iron, with Koth of the Hammer! Pair them with your very best deck and enter the arena fully prepared to decimate the competition. Each Planeswalker comes with unique abilities to activate and enhance your cards or wreak havoc on your opponents. Build up their levels and watch their abilities grow into an unstoppable force!

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