AdVenture Communist

-1.22
Slightly Bad
Price: Free
Ads: Yes
In App Purchases: Yes

iOS App Store
Google Play App Store

Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 11 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 7 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-1.99

3 votes
Grinding -
3 / 0 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

3 votes
Advertisements -
3 / 0 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

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.

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

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.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

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

-1.32

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

3 votes
Pay to Win -
3 / 0 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

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

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 Skip -
2 / 1 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

2 votes
1 votes
Recurring Fee -
2 / 1 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

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
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.

3 votes
Waste Aversion -
0 / 3 votes
Capped inventory forces you to destroy items or upgrade inventory. Also, having small amounts of left over premium currency.

3 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
0 / 3 votes
Placing a cheap item next to an expensive item to make it look more affordable.

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 5 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 16 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

1.03

2 votes
1 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
2 / 1 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
2 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
1 / 2 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

3 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
0 / 3 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.

3 votes
Reciprocity -
0 / 3 votes
Feeling obligated to return a favor, share resources, trade an item, etc.

3 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
0 / 3 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 8 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 12 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-0.58

3 votes
Variable Rewards -
3 / 0 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

2 votes
1 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
2 / 1 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
Badges / Endowed Progress -
1 / 1 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

1 votes
2 votes
Complete the Collection -
1 / 2 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

1 votes
2 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
1 / 2 votes
Trick questions or toying with emotions or our subconscious desires.

3 votes
Illusion of Control -
0 / 3 votes
The game cheats or hides information to make you think you're better than you actually are.

3 votes
Optimism and Frequency Biases -
0 / 3 votes
Overestimating the frequency of something because we’ve seen it recently or memorably.

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (4.50) with 23,550 votes.
Google Play:  (4.45) with 125,235 votes.



Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Variable Rewards reported on May 24, 2022
Almost all rewards are random
Social Pyramid Scheme reported on May 24, 2022
Referring friends gives premium currency
Competition reported on May 24, 2022
Competition is event-only, but gives bonuses in main game
Pay to Win reported on May 24, 2022
Adversarial elements are only in events, not standard gameplay, but give rewards in main game
Playing by Appointment reported on Feb 3, 2022
Timed capsules needed for quicker progression. Some players on Reddit say they use night alarms to get them
Gambling / Loot Boxes reported on Feb 3, 2022
Most capsules are random, no way to choose your reward how you want, when you want
Recurring Fee reported on Feb 3, 2022
Optional subscription that more than doubles progress speed
Competition reported on Feb 3, 2022
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Screenshot Welcome Comrade, to AdVenture Communist! Best clicky idle game ever made by human beings, probably!

Become glorious leader of your own Communist State, and gather resources to build ultimate super power. Dig potatoes, research experimental upgrades, and make efficient all the means of production to raise to highest ranks.

Are you seeing a few red flags? That is good thing! AdVenture Communist features State Approved Communist jokings! Because jokes about Communism aren't funny unless everyone gets them.

And when you are getting tired, take break! Communist State keeps producing while you’re gone. Though it will miss you terribly!

There are medals to earn! Tasks to delegate! Strangely addictive progress bars to watch go zippy zappy. It’s everything you’ve ever wanted in a Communism Simulator!

Play AdVenture Communist today! Is mandatory government prescribed FUN!