Samurai Love Ballad: PARTY

-1.16
Slightly Bad
Price: Free
Ads: Unknown
In App Purchases: Yes

iOS App Store

Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 9 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 10 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-1.07

2 votes
1 votes
Playing by Appointment -
2 / 1 votes
Being forced to play according to the game's schedule instead of yours.

2 votes
1 votes
Daily Rewards -
2 / 1 votes
Encourages return visits every day and punishes you for missing a day.

2 votes
1 votes
Wait To Play -
2 / 1 votes
In-game timers that make you arbitrarily wait for something.

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

1 votes
2 votes
Grinding -
1 / 2 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

1 votes
2 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
1 / 2 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

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

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 16 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 15 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-1.43

3 votes
Premium Currency -
3 / 0 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

3 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
3 / 0 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

3 votes
Pay to Skip -
3 / 0 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

3 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
3 / 0 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

2 votes
1 votes
Pay to Win -
2 / 1 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

2 votes
1 votes
Waste Aversion -
2 / 1 votes
Capped inventory forces you to destroy items or upgrade inventory. Also, having small amounts of left over premium currency.

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.

3 votes
Recurring Fee -
0 / 3 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

3 votes
Power Creep -
0 / 3 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

3 votes
Pay Wall -
0 / 3 votes
The game becomes impossible to continue playing without payment.

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 6 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 11 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-0.24

3 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
3 / 0 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

2 votes
1 votes
Competition -
2 / 1 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

1 votes
1 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
1 / 1 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.

3 votes
Friend Spam / Impersonation -
0 / 3 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.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 4 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 9 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

0.55

2 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
2 / 0 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

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

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

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

2 votes
Complete the Collection -
0 / 2 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
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 1,275 votes.



Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Playing by Appointment reported on Sep 12, 2022
If you want to place in the top 100/500/1000 for certain prizes, you have to be playing until the last moment of the event to make sure you retain your rank.
Pay to Skip reported on Sep 12, 2022
Want to read more than a few chapters a day? Spend pearls! (The special currency)
Playing by Appointment reported on May 25, 2022
There are "fever streaks" that happens at specific times of the day that gives you double the points for a limited time.
Wait To Play reported on May 25, 2022
You are given 5 story tickets daily. When they are used up, you cannot progress the story until the next day.
Artificial Scarcity reported on May 25, 2022
Limited time outfits and items for players.
Aesthetic Manipulations reported on May 25, 2022
Literally the entire game.
Invested / Endowed Value reported on May 25, 2022
Depends on the amount of rare outfits you have and samurai stories you have completed.
Variable Rewards reported on May 25, 2022
Special items are given after you finish a story chapter.
Premium Currency reported on May 25, 2022
Real money can be converted to "pearls".
Gambling / Loot Boxes reported on May 25, 2022
Literally has "lottery boxes".


Report a Dark Pattern

Screenshot Get whisked away to ancient Japan,
where YOU romance history's most powerful samurai and mysterious ninjas.
Every choice you make has the power to change destiny; will you choose wisely?

Enter the world of the Warring States, where might and ambition will get you far.
Discover the sort of love that only happens in legends ? or in the pages of a history book. Will you go earn the heart of samurai powerful enough to conquer ancient Japan, or operate behind the scenes alongside the ninja elite?
What happens next is up to you. Fate is in your hands.

CHOOSE. Read dramatic, heartrending tales and create a love story all your own through the choices you make. Will you earn the heart of a samurai or a ninja?
Many, many characters to choose from!

DESIGN. Your heroine, your world. With a huge selection of fashion and items to suit your personal style, you can create scenes straight out of your fantasies. Craving more? Play the lottery or hit the store to expand your collection!

HANG OUT. Decorate your very own castle just the way you like. Your favorite samurai and ninja will come visit and even talk to you! Got something to share? Chat with other players about your experience.

BATTLE. Choose a side and lead your clan to victory! Compete against other players and make allies to help you rise to the top. Unlock limited edition stories and portraits as you earn the love of your samurai!

GET MORE. More romance and more excitement each time you open the app! Something new awaits you every time you log in.

Perfect if you like:
-Romance
-Historical intrigue
-Beautiful illustrations
-Dress-up Games
-Anime/manga

Important Information:
・Make sure you have a good data connection when playing the game in order to avoid data loss.
・If you uninstall the application, you will lose all your in-game purchases and records (coins, items, etc.)
・We recommend iOS8.0 or higher to fully enjoy this application.
・We cannot return, exchange, or refund any pearls or items purchased within the application.
・For more information, please make sure to read the service terms in the application.
・Our privacy policy: https://www.voltage.co.jp/en/privacy/