Limbus Company

-0.07
Neutral
Price: Free
Ads: Unknown
In App Purchases: Yes

iOS App Store

Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 22 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 81 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.

1.47

8 votes
7 votes
Grinding -
8 / 7 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

8 votes
7 votes
Wait To Play -
8 / 7 votes
In-game timers that make you arbitrarily wait for something.

6 votes
9 votes
Daily Rewards -
6 / 9 votes
Encourages return visits every day and punishes you for missing a day.

14 votes
Playing by Appointment -
0 / 14 votes
Being forced to play according to the game's schedule instead of yours.

15 votes
Advertisements -
0 / 15 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

14 votes
Infinite Treadmill -
0 / 14 votes
Impossible to win or complete the game.

15 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
0 / 15 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 65 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 80 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.

-0.95

14 votes
1 votes
Premium Currency -
14 / 1 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

12 votes
2 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
12 / 2 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

11 votes
2 votes
Pay to Skip -
11 / 2 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

8 votes
5 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
8 / 5 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

7 votes
6 votes
Recurring Fee -
7 / 6 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

6 votes
7 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
6 / 7 votes
Placing a cheap item next to an expensive item to make it look more affordable.

5 votes
9 votes
Pay to Win -
5 / 9 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

2 votes
9 votes
Power Creep -
2 / 9 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

13 votes
Accidental Purchases -
0 / 13 votes
Making it easy to accidentally spend money with no confirmation or ability to undo or refund the action.

13 votes
Pay Wall -
0 / 13 votes
The game becomes impossible to continue playing without payment.

13 votes
Waste Aversion -
0 / 13 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 8 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 92 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.

3.69

5 votes
9 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
5 / 9 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

2 votes
12 votes
Reciprocity -
2 / 12 votes
Feeling obligated to return a favor, share resources, trade an item, etc.

1 votes
13 votes
Competition -
1 / 13 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

14 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
0 / 14 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

15 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
0 / 15 votes
To avoid letting down your friends, you are obligated to play when you don't want to.

15 votes
Friend Spam / Impersonation -
0 / 15 votes
The game sends spam to your contact list or social media account.

14 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
0 / 14 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 24 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 67 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.

0.79

9 votes
4 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
9 / 4 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

6 votes
6 votes
Variable Rewards -
6 / 6 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

6 votes
8 votes
Badges / Endowed Progress -
6 / 8 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

1 votes
12 votes
Complete the Collection -
1 / 12 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

1 votes
13 votes
Illusion of Control -
1 / 13 votes
The game cheats or hides information to make you think you're better than you actually are.

1 votes
12 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
1 / 12 votes
Trick questions or toying with emotions or our subconscious desires.

12 votes
Optimism and Frequency Biases -
0 / 12 votes
Overestimating the frequency of something because we’ve seen it recently or memorably.

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (4.28) with 103 votes.



Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Anchoring Tricks reported on May 2, 2024
Bundles
Wait To Play reported on May 1, 2024
Stamina system that is only used for story mode. Stamina can be exchanged for an item that can be used to play other modes (there is no maximum amount of the item).
Pay to Skip reported on May 1, 2024
You can buy stamina replenishing items, but you can get them easily without paying.
Artificial Scarcity reported on May 1, 2024
There are limited time events. Getting the
Gambling / Loot Boxes reported on May 1, 2024
There are gacha mechanics. The currency used for it can be easily gotten from playing the game
Premium Currency reported on May 1, 2024
There is a premium currency, but it is mostly used for cosmetic items.
Variable Rewards reported on Apr 26, 2024
Gacha mechanics.
Invested / Endowed Value reported on Apr 26, 2024
You can collect rare characters and have more options in combat.
Competition reported on Mar 2, 2024
indirectly through arbitrary rankings (refraction railway, optional)
Wait To Play reported on Mar 2, 2024
energy system


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Screenshot ▶ A Combination of Turn-based RPG and Realtime Brawl

Each turn results in a display of exhilarating action.
In the combat phase, units on both sides will act simultaneously.
During the scramble, characters targeting each other may Clash.
The outcome of a Clash depends on the strength of their opposing skills and a sprinkle of luck; the winner can shut down the loser's skill.
Ensure you use the right skills to win Clashes.

▶ Single-handed Skirmishing

Connect skill icons across the grid, and your units will take action according to your commands.
Chaining skills of the same color allows you to deal greater damage.
Using simple and practical controls, watch as the Sinners dance to your tempo.




▶ Create Diverse Strategies with Identities and E.G.O

Form teams of Identities and equip them with an arsenal of E.G.O that will create powerful synergies.
Your foes come armed with a variety of Affinity-based attacks and tricky effects.
In particular, Abnormalities are formidable foes that may prove to be considerable challenges.
Learn their behavior and weaknesses, and compose the right team to eventually conquer them.



▶ Immerse Yourself in the World of Project Moon

From the creators of Lobotomy Corporation and Library of Ruina, another tale set in the same, unique world unfolds.
In this massive dystopian metropolis, you will embark on a journey to find Golden Boughs with a cast of 12 Sinners.
Enjoy a gripping story and the series of events that await.
All dialogue in the main story comes fully voiced in Korean.



Best of luck, Dear Manager.






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- Studio Website: https://projectmoon.studio/
- Studio Twitter: https://twitter.com/ProjMoonStudio/
- Developer YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@ProjectMoonOfficial/


▶ Account Linkage & Cross-platform Integration
User game profiles, including guest profiles, can be linked to an external (Apple/Google) account of choice. For Steam versions, the profile is automatically linked to the user's Steam account when launching the game. Profiles that have already been linked can integrate multiple external accounts.