“Tricksters” is the nicest label parents have attached to game developers who insist on making in-app purchasing so easy for kids.
Here’s what happens:
A child is happily clicking through a free or 99 cent game. Then bam! Fun add-ons are offered. The problem: expansion packs, that are so easy for kids to order, cost money.
Can the collective voice of irritated parents convince designers to hide the in-app purchasing options behind parent-only gates?