Habitica: Gamified Taskmanager 4+

HabitRPG, Inc

    • 4.1 • 1.6K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Description

Habitica is a free habit-building and productivity app that uses retro RPG elements to gamify your tasks and goals.
Use Habitica to help with ADHD, self care, New Year’s resolutions, household chores, work tasks, creative projects, fitness goals, back-to-school routines, and more!
How it works:
Create an avatar then add tasks, chores, or goals you’d like to work on. When you do something in real life, check it off in the app and receive gold, experience, and items that can be used in-game!
Features:
• Automatically repeating tasks scheduled for your daily, weekly, or monthly routines
• Flexible habit tracker for tasks you want to do multiple times a day or only once in awhile
• Traditional to do list for tasks that only need to be done once
• Color coded tasks and streak counters help you see how you’re doing at a glance
• Leveling system to visualize your overall progress
• Tons of collectable gear and pets to suit your personal style
• Inclusive avatar customizations: wheelchairs, hair styles, skin tones, and more
• Regular content releases and seasonal events to keep things fresh
• Parties let you team up with friends for extra accountability and battle fierce foes by completing tasks
• Challenges offer shared task lists you can add to your personal tasks
• Guilds let you connect with others that share your interests and goals
• Reminders and widgets to help keep you on track
• Customizable color themes with dark and light mode
• Syncing across devices

Habitica is an open-source app run by a small team that’s made better by the work of volunteers who contribute pixel art, translations, bug fixes, and more. If you’d like to contribute, reach out!
Community, privacy, and transparency are important to us. Your tasks are private and we don’t sell your personal data to third parties.

Check out our instagram or twitter(@habitica) for the latest news, announcements, and feature spotlights!
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Habitica can be fully enjoyed for free, but if you would like to help support us, we offer optional in-app purchases and subscriptions. If you choose to purchase a subscription, payment will be charged to your Apple account only when you confirm your purchase.
There are four types of optional Habitica subscriptions: $4.99 every month; $14.99 every three months; $29.99 every six months; and $47.99 every year, which is a 20% discount! (Prices may vary by location.) Subscriptions renew automatically unless cancelled at least 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. You can manage your subscription and turn off auto-renewal in your Apple Account Settings after purchase. Thanks for choosing Habitica!
Terms of use: https://habitica.com/static/terms

What’s New

Version 3.5.5

New in 3.5.4:
- Authentication Settings for when you don’t have a password work properly now
- Fixed a crash that happened when typing an apostrophe after an @ in chat
- Time Travel Shop will now properly show your Hourglass count

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
1.6K Ratings

1.6K Ratings

Hannah Chu ,

This is what I was looking for!

When the new year rolled around, I had so many areas of my life that needed improvement that I felt overwhelmed committing to a bunch of New Year's resolutions that I didn't have discipline to keep. I realized I needed accountability and a rewards system, so I started my own on a wall calendar with tally marks...when lo and behold, my coworker alerted me to the existence of Habitica! This app is perfect for me as a social gamer and a self-improvement fiend. My friends jumped in, and the group motivation to check off our individual habits and to-dos is higher than it could ever be. It's like that African proverb: "If you want to go fast, go alone...if you want to go far, go together."

If I could make Habitica even better, I'd iron out the bugs (the entire rewards page disappears when I add a new reward, the app crashes for me at least once a day, and sometimes it takes awhile for habits to respond). Also be careful when you're switching between desktop and mobile to make sure the changes you made on either one take effect. But I think this app is doing a great job overall, and if they're committed to the principle of self-improvement that they're purposed for, it could be even more amazing!

Developer Response ,

Hi Hannah! Thanks so much for this thoughtful review. We're really happy to hear you're liking Habitica. You can send info on bugs directly to our mobile team by going to Menu>About>Report a Bug. That will help them look into the issues you mentioned so we can make Habitica even better!

Pandabooks ,

Really Helpful for School!

It’s ridiculously hard to stay motivated during virtual classes, and I think Habitica has been a big help! I have all my school assignments up on my To-Do list, which is really helpful for keeping track of what to do and for staying motivated in the middle of working on an assignment.

The main reason why I love it so much is that it’s ridiculously effective for me and it’s just what I was looking for. A lot of other habit-tracker/to-do list apps aren’t in an engaging format, and I delete them after slowly losing interest over the course of a few days. I didn’t have this problem with Habitica, because of how it’s part game and part productivity tracker. I’ve been looking for an app like this for ages, and I didn’t find this until my friend recommended it (and thank goodness she did).

I haven’t noticed any bugs, other than the occasional small bug that comes from not syncing with the happening on my computer quickly enough. Occasionally there’s an issue where I check off a To-Do list item or a Daily and it doesn’t change color immediately, but it’s no big deal because the color changes if I go to another tab and then go back to the original. I’m also not entirely sold on the idea of gems basically being only obtainable through money, but I can appreciate that the things they purchase confer mostly cosmetic benefit.

Developer Response ,

Hey Pandabooks. Thanks for your review and kind words, they mean a lot to us! If you'd like to share any further feedback, please feel free to reach out via Menu - About - Send Feedback.

VI Visceral ,

Habitica can be a total Game Changer

I’ve been using Habitica for almost two years now, and I’m here to say that as I was initially a casual user of the app, and have moved to being a player in a world parallel yet decidedly different from our own. With Habitica being a highly customizable game, you truly can gamify your habits and tasks to suit your own level of creativity, utilitarianism, minimalism, and community engagement. The guilds are supportive and members are eager to give encouragement and feedback, and the challenges that the guilds provide are usually well written and sometimes use “RPG lingo” to make it more like a game and less like a chore list.
I started changing the names of my tasks to “unlock achievements “ and my habit lists to “Activate power ups “ , and it’s been significantly helpful to keep my attention and engagement with the app. Furthermore: purchasing the app is going to be the game changer. While you don’t technically “need” to, it opens up another level of interest and engagement with special Pet and potion Quests, and Habitica gives you a bundle of items every month you subscribe, and a special little pet as a thank you. Purchases keep the app free and free of ads for free users.

However, this month I found that the Mystery Gift items did not show up in my Items list. I’m wondering if it’s a bug

Developer Response ,

Hey VI Visceral! Thank you so much for this thoughtful review. We're happy to hear Habitica has been helpful for you! If you’d like to share any feedback with us directly, you can do that via Menu - Support - Submit Feedback.

App Privacy

The developer, HabitRPG, Inc, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

Supports

  • Siri

    Get things done within this app using just your voice.

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