Star Trek Fleet Command

-4.02
Toxic
Price: Free
Ads: Unknown
In App Purchases: Yes

iOS App Store

Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 25 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 3 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.

-4.24

4 votes
Playing by Appointment -
4 / 0 votes
Being forced to play according to the game's schedule instead of yours.

4 votes
Daily Rewards -
4 / 0 votes
Encourages return visits every day and punishes you for missing a day.

4 votes
Grinding -
4 / 0 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

4 votes
Infinite Treadmill -
4 / 0 votes
Impossible to win or complete the game.

4 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
4 / 0 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

4 votes
Wait To Play -
4 / 0 votes
In-game timers that make you arbitrarily wait for something.

1 votes
3 votes
Advertisements -
1 / 3 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 37 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 6 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.

-3.86

4 votes
Premium Currency -
4 / 0 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

4 votes
Pay to Win -
4 / 0 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

4 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
4 / 0 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

4 votes
Pay to Skip -
4 / 0 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

4 votes
Recurring Fee -
4 / 0 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

4 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
4 / 0 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

4 votes
Power Creep -
4 / 0 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

3 votes
1 votes
Pay Wall -
3 / 1 votes
The game becomes impossible to continue playing without payment.

3 votes
1 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
3 / 1 votes
Placing a cheap item next to an expensive item to make it look more affordable.

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

1 votes
2 votes
Accidental Purchases -
1 / 2 votes
Making it easy to accidentally spend money with no confirmation or ability to undo or refund the action.

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 23 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 5 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.

-3.73

4 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
4 / 0 votes
To avoid letting down your friends, you are obligated to play when you don't want to.

4 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
4 / 0 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

4 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
4 / 0 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

4 votes
Competition -
4 / 0 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

3 votes
1 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
3 / 1 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

3 votes
1 votes
Reciprocity -
3 / 1 votes
Feeling obligated to return a favor, share resources, trade an item, etc.

1 votes
3 votes
Friend Spam / Impersonation -
1 / 3 votes
The game sends spam to your contact list or social media account.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 23 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 4 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.

-3.73

4 votes
Badges / Endowed Progress -
4 / 0 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

4 votes
Complete the Collection -
4 / 0 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

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

4 votes
Variable Rewards -
4 / 0 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

3 votes
1 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
3 / 1 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

3 votes
1 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
3 / 1 votes
Trick questions or toying with emotions or our subconscious desires.

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

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (4.50) with 34,691 votes.



Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Infinite Treadmill reported on Sep 27, 2023
As soon as you reach a goal, you have even more things to unlock/complete. It truly forces the player to want to spend to finish things.
Can't Pause or Save reported on Sep 27, 2023
Always online game.
Artificial Scarcity reported on Sep 27, 2023
Every arc (every month theres an arc that is released) has limited time offers. It is very constant.
Wait To Play reported on Sep 27, 2023
All of the latest buildings require a daily drip collection to collect the resource to upgrade them. Of course you can pay to skip all of that.
Pay to Skip reported on Sep 27, 2023
Almost all of its content can be skipped with money.
Recurring Fee reported on Sep 27, 2023
Battle passes are monthly and even during arc breaks.
Pay to Win reported on Sep 27, 2023
Yes, latest content is further promoting this behavior.
Gambling / Loot Boxes reported on Sep 27, 2023
New officers are chanced to gain a portion towards unlocking them. Gambling towards an unlock of an officer.
Premium Currency reported on Sep 27, 2023
Yes, the only thing that hardly breaks in-game is it's store.
Power Creep reported on Sep 27, 2023
Items are being replaced as quickly as every 1-3months now.


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Screenshot Welcome to the Final Frontier!

You have the conn! Summon your skills in strategy, combat, diplomacy, and leadership to master the dangerous universe of Star Trek Fleet Command.

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