Coin Master

Price: Free
Ads: Yes
In App Purchases: Yes

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Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 171 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 318 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.


96 votes
Grinding -
96 / 0 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

3 votes
Infinite Treadmill -
3 / 0 votes
Impossible to win or complete the game.

63 votes
Wait To Play -
63 / 0 votes
In-game timers that make you arbitrarily wait for something.

3 votes
79 votes
Playing by Appointment -
3 / 79 votes
Being forced to play according to the game's schedule instead of yours.

3 votes
81 votes
Daily Rewards -
3 / 81 votes
Encourages return visits every day and punishes you for missing a day.

3 votes
82 votes
Advertisements -
3 / 82 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

76 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
0 / 76 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 481 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 327 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.


114 votes
1 votes
Premium Currency -
114 / 1 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

113 votes
Pay to Skip -
113 / 0 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

95 votes
1 votes
Accidental Purchases -
95 / 1 votes
Making it easy to accidentally spend money with no confirmation or ability to undo or refund the action.

74 votes
1 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
74 / 1 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

80 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
80 / 0 votes
Placing a cheap item next to an expensive item to make it look more affordable.

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.

3 votes
84 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
3 / 84 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

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

115 votes
Power Creep -
0 / 115 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.

120 votes
Waste Aversion -
0 / 120 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 287 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 190 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.


82 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
82 / 0 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

105 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
105 / 0 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

92 votes
Competition -
92 / 0 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

2 votes
1 votes
Friend Spam / Impersonation -
2 / 1 votes
The game sends spam to your contact list or social media account.

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

2 votes
98 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
2 / 98 votes
To avoid letting down your friends, you are obligated to play when you don't want to.

3 votes
90 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
3 / 90 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 667 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 6 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.


105 votes
1 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
105 / 1 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

121 votes
1 votes
Badges / Endowed Progress -
121 / 1 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

98 votes
Complete the Collection -
98 / 0 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

117 votes
1 votes
Illusion of Control -
117 / 1 votes
The game cheats or hides information to make you think you're better than you actually are.

105 votes
1 votes
Variable Rewards -
105 / 1 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

120 votes
1 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
120 / 1 votes
Trick questions or toying with emotions or our subconscious desires.

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

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (4.50) with 102,163 votes.
Google Play:  (4.48) with 1,587,394 votes.

Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Wait To Play reported on Aug 23, 2019
The slot machine coins replenish over time, you have to wait.
Gambling / Loot Boxes reported on Aug 23, 2019
This entire game is essentially a slot machine.
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior reported on Aug 23, 2019
You can attack other players and steal from them.
Aesthetic Manipulations reported on Aug 23, 2019
Slot machine coins shoot out at you with a cool sound.

Report a Dark Pattern

Screenshot Join your Facebook friends and millions of players around the world in attacks, spins and raids to build your viking village to the top!

Do you have what it takes to be the next Coin Master? Can you travel through time and magical lands to battle it out to be the best Pirate, Hippie, King, Warrior or VIKING of them of all!

Spin to earn your loot
Spin the wheel to fall on your fortune, be it attack time, loot, shields or raids. Win your loot by landing on coins or gold sacks so you can build strong villages through the game and move up in levels. Win shields to guard your village from other vikings trying to attack you. Become the Coin Master with the strongest village and the most loot!

Attack and Raid fellow vikings!
Earning coins through the slot machine isn't the only way to get loot, you can steal it too! Attack or raid friend and foe to save enough loot to build your village. No need to break the piggy bank! Fight back and come out victorious against your enemies. Boom! Take revenge on those who have attacked your village and take whats rightfully yours! Bring your Coin Dozer and get rich again! You never know what treasures you can find in someone else's village!

Collect all the Cards!
It's not always about the loot, it's about the treasure too! Collect cards to complete sets and move on to the next village. With every village you conquer your wins will be greater

Play with friends!
Trade your cards with our online community to collect them all! Join our fast growing interactive Facebook community to meet new viking friends, earn big rewards, and trade treasures!

Battle your way to be the next Coin Master with your friends by your side.
Join in millions of players worldwide!
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