Ticket to Earth

4.76
Healthy
Price: $4.99
Ads: Unknown
In App Purchases: Unknown

iOS App Store
Google Play App Store

Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 0 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 14 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

5

2 votes
Playing by Appointment -
0 / 2 votes
Being forced to play according to the game's schedule instead of yours.

2 votes
Daily Rewards -
0 / 2 votes
Encourages return visits every day and punishes you for missing a day.

2 votes
Grinding -
0 / 2 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

2 votes
Advertisements -
0 / 2 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

2 votes
Infinite Treadmill -
0 / 2 votes
Impossible to win or complete the game.

2 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
0 / 2 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

2 votes
Wait To Play -
0 / 2 votes
In-game timers that make you arbitrarily wait for something.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 0 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 22 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

5

2 votes
Premium Currency -
0 / 2 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

2 votes
Pay to Win -
0 / 2 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

2 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
0 / 2 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

2 votes
Pay to Skip -
0 / 2 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

2 votes
Accidental Purchases -
0 / 2 votes
Making it easy to accidentally spend money with no confirmation or ability to undo or refund the action.

2 votes
Recurring Fee -
0 / 2 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

2 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
0 / 2 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

2 votes
Power Creep -
0 / 2 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

2 votes
Pay Wall -
0 / 2 votes
The game becomes impossible to continue playing without payment.

2 votes
Waste Aversion -
0 / 2 votes
Capped inventory forces you to destroy items or upgrade inventory. Also, having small amounts of left over premium currency.

2 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
0 / 2 votes
Placing a cheap item next to an expensive item to make it look more affordable.

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 0 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 14 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

5

2 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
0 / 2 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

2 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
0 / 2 votes
To avoid letting down your friends, you are obligated to play when you don't want to.

2 votes
Friend Spam / Impersonation -
0 / 2 votes
The game sends spam to your contact list or social media account.

2 votes
Reciprocity -
0 / 2 votes
Feeling obligated to return a favor, share resources, trade an item, etc.

2 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
0 / 2 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

2 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
0 / 2 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

2 votes
Competition -
0 / 2 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 1 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 11 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

3.72

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

2 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
0 / 2 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 -
0 / 1 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

2 votes
Illusion of Control -
0 / 2 votes
The game cheats or hides information to make you think you're better than you actually are.

2 votes
Variable Rewards -
0 / 2 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

2 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
0 / 2 votes
Trick questions or toying with emotions or our subconscious desires.

2 votes
Optimism and Frequency Biases -
0 / 2 votes
Overestimating the frequency of something because we’ve seen it recently or memorably.

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (4.50) with 636 votes.
Google Play:  (4.79) with 1,266 votes.



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Screenshot A distant planet. A dying colony. A deadly conspiracy. Fight a corrupt system in Ticket to Earth, the revolutionary tactical puzzle RPG!

The mining boom has left New Providence to die and just one Earth-bound ship remains. Forced to fight to protect everything she loves, orphaned Rose stands between bloodthirsty marauders and a corrupt government.

The puzzle grid is your battlefield as you position your team, collect matching tiles, and power up devastating special abilities. You’ve never played anything like this!

Ticket to Earth seamlessly blends turn-based tactics, thought-provoking puzzles, and engaging RPG storytelling in one entertaining package.

BATTLEFIELD TACTICS - Select your team, position them around the battlefield, get them in the right spot to deal the most damage!

TILE-MATCHING PUZZLE - Seek out the right path across a vividly-colored grid to amass mystical energy and power up your attacks!

STORY-DRIVEN RPG - Manage and customize your team’s powers and gear as you explore a vivid sci-fi world full of unique characters!

AUGMENTED REALITY - Play new AR-only missions and replay story missions in AR mode!

Join the fight in Ticket to Earth, a sci-fi tale of betrayal and insurrection.

~ Australian Game Developer Awards 2017, Winner
~ Game Development World Championship 2017, 1st Place Winner
~ Mobile Games Awards 2018 Finalist, Best Indie Developer
~ Unity Awards 2017 Finalist, Best Mobile Game and Golden Cube
~ TapTap Game Awards 2017 Honorable Mention, Best Gameplay
~ Selected for IndieCade Europe 2017
~ Indie Prize Finalist, Casual Connect USA 2017

- "Ticket To Earth is an evolutionary leap forward in the puzzle/RPG hybrid genre" – Kotaku
- "...one of the first truly essential mobile games of the year" – 9/10 Pocket Gamer
- "Ticket To Earth tricked me into enjoying a puzzle game" – Rock, Paper, Shotgun
- "A superbly original and exceptionally presented colour matching tactical game" – 5/5 Pocket Tactics

This epic science fiction saga is being told across four episodes, and all four are included in the price of the game. Episodes 1, 2 and 3 are out now, with more than 100 unique missions and hours of tactical RPG gameplay. Episode 4 is coming soon!

For more information about the game, visit www.ticket-to-earth.com

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