Zipline Valley

Price: Free
Ads: Yes
In App Purchases: Yes

iOS App Store

Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 168 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 431 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.


99 votes
Advertisements -
99 / 0 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

69 votes
Infinite Treadmill -
69 / 0 votes
Impossible to win or complete the game.

81 votes
Playing by Appointment -
0 / 81 votes
Being forced to play according to the game's schedule instead of yours.

109 votes
Daily Rewards -
0 / 109 votes
Encourages return visits every day and punishes you for missing a day.

83 votes
Grinding -
0 / 83 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

89 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
0 / 89 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

69 votes
Wait To Play -
0 / 69 votes
In-game timers that make you arbitrarily wait for something.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 91 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 790 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.


91 votes
Pay to Skip -
91 / 0 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

73 votes
Premium Currency -
0 / 73 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

89 votes
Pay to Win -
0 / 89 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

80 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
0 / 80 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

83 votes
Accidental Purchases -
0 / 83 votes
Making it easy to accidentally spend money with no confirmation or ability to undo or refund the action.

63 votes
Recurring Fee -
0 / 63 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

64 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
0 / 64 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

94 votes
Power Creep -
0 / 94 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

71 votes
Pay Wall -
0 / 71 votes
The game becomes impossible to continue playing without payment.

65 votes
Waste Aversion -
0 / 65 votes
Capped inventory forces you to destroy items or upgrade inventory. Also, having small amounts of left over premium currency.

108 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
0 / 108 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 643 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.


97 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
0 / 97 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

76 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
0 / 76 votes
To avoid letting down your friends, you are obligated to play when you don't want to.

78 votes
Friend Spam / Impersonation -
0 / 78 votes
The game sends spam to your contact list or social media account.

110 votes
Reciprocity -
0 / 110 votes
Feeling obligated to return a favor, share resources, trade an item, etc.

103 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
0 / 103 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

98 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
0 / 98 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

81 votes
Competition -
0 / 81 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 0 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 529 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.


62 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
0 / 62 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

91 votes
Badges / Endowed Progress -
0 / 91 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

61 votes
Complete the Collection -
0 / 61 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

63 votes
Illusion of Control -
0 / 63 votes
The game cheats or hides information to make you think you're better than you actually are.

62 votes
Variable Rewards -
0 / 62 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

114 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
0 / 114 votes
Trick questions or toying with emotions or our subconscious desires.

76 votes
Optimism and Frequency Biases -
0 / 76 votes
Overestimating the frequency of something because we’ve seen it recently or memorably.

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (4.50) with 510 votes.

Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Advertisements reported on Aug 23, 2019
Watch ads to get bonuses and between levels.
Infinite Treadmill reported on Aug 23, 2019
I think the game goes on forever.
Pay to Skip reported on Aug 23, 2019
Pay to skip ads.

Report a Dark Pattern

Screenshot Physics game lovers enjoy this new puzzle game in which they draw a safe path for the zip line and avoid the dangers. The mission is to move people cabin to cabin safely. Many dangers and traps are waiting for you on this rope road but if you think strategically and connect the two homes with a safe zip line, passengers will arrive their destination alive.

To rescue the friends waiting at the starting point of this dangerous valley, draw a line with your fingers and after reaching the other home, tap on the screen to let the passengers go on the zip line. How long you hold your finger on the screen, the more passengers do zip line. To avoid the dangers, you can draw the line around the blocks, you can move the line just like a rope. The game mechanic is based on whipping a rope.

There are many hazards and traps to challenge, so this brain training physics puzzle game won't let you get bored. Minimalist and unique design and tons of free puzzle levels keep you entertained for hours. As drawing the line, take the coins and keys into consideration. To collect coins and keys bring some gifts to you.