Slightly Good
Price: Free
Ads: Yes
In App Purchases: Yes

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Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 25 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 723 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.


6 votes
84 votes
Grinding -
6 / 84 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

1 votes
114 votes
Playing by Appointment -
1 / 114 votes
Being forced to play according to the game's schedule instead of yours.

5 votes
116 votes
Daily Rewards -
5 / 116 votes
Encourages return visits every day and punishes you for missing a day.

3 votes
105 votes
Advertisements -
3 / 105 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

5 votes
98 votes
Infinite Treadmill -
5 / 98 votes
Impossible to win or complete the game.

3 votes
115 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
3 / 115 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

2 votes
91 votes
Wait To Play -
2 / 91 votes
In-game timers that make you arbitrarily wait for something.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 228 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 849 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.


114 votes
Premium Currency -
114 / 0 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

77 votes
1 votes
Recurring Fee -
77 / 1 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

8 votes
95 votes
Pay to Win -
8 / 95 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

8 votes
115 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
8 / 115 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

4 votes
69 votes
Pay to Skip -
4 / 69 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

7 votes
75 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
7 / 75 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

2 votes
112 votes
Accidental Purchases -
2 / 112 votes
Making it easy to accidentally spend money with no confirmation or ability to undo or refund the action.

2 votes
67 votes
Power Creep -
2 / 67 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

2 votes
113 votes
Pay Wall -
2 / 113 votes
The game becomes impossible to continue playing without payment.

3 votes
78 votes
Waste Aversion -
3 / 78 votes
Capped inventory forces you to destroy items or upgrade inventory. Also, having small amounts of left over premium currency.

1 votes
124 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
1 / 124 votes
Placing a cheap item next to an expensive item to make it look more affordable.

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 102 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 622 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.


77 votes
6 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
77 / 6 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

6 votes
113 votes
Reciprocity -
6 / 113 votes
Feeling obligated to return a favor, share resources, trade an item, etc.

5 votes
76 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
5 / 76 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

7 votes
119 votes
Competition -
7 / 119 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

5 votes
112 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
5 / 112 votes
To avoid letting down your friends, you are obligated to play when you don't want to.

2 votes
102 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
2 / 102 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

94 votes
Friend Spam / Impersonation -
0 / 94 votes
The game sends spam to your contact list or social media account.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 119 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 563 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.


91 votes
2 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
91 / 2 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

10 votes
75 votes
Badges / Endowed Progress -
10 / 75 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

6 votes
110 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
6 / 110 votes
Trick questions or toying with emotions or our subconscious desires.

4 votes
111 votes
Complete the Collection -
4 / 111 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

3 votes
118 votes
Illusion of Control -
3 / 118 votes
The game cheats or hides information to make you think you're better than you actually are.

3 votes
66 votes
Variable Rewards -
3 / 66 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

2 votes
81 votes
Optimism and Frequency Biases -
2 / 81 votes
Overestimating the frequency of something because we’ve seen it recently or memorably.

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (4.50) with 1,458,710 votes.
Google Play:  (4.55) with 8,672,228 votes.

Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Playing by Appointment reported on Sep 15, 2023
to collect rewards every 24 hours
Pay to Win reported on Sep 15, 2023
Faster leveling up, more pets. pet simulator
Invested / Endowed Value reported on Sep 15, 2023
leveling characters, collecting items
Premium Currency reported on Sep 15, 2023
Gambling / Loot Boxes reported on Sep 15, 2023
pet simulator
Reciprocity reported on Sep 15, 2023
pet simulator
Complete the Collection reported on Sep 15, 2023
bee swarm simulator
Waste Aversion reported on Sep 15, 2023
pet simulator
Grinding reported on Sep 15, 2023
most games have very difficult leveling up. eg. bee swarm simulator, tower defense games, pet simulator
Competition reported on Sep 15, 2023
to see who has more bees, pets or money

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