******* App Saga Editor’s Pick *******
"Rare Candy is a must-have app for anyone who wants to turn goal progress tracking into a game.” - Sarah Hanlon, theiphoneappreview.com
"This app has a simple but appealing design, functions well, and makes leveling up in real life a blast … Rare Candy is awesome enough for me to publically endorse it,” Benjamin Kesselring, benjaminkesselring.phantomus.com, "spoiler: it works.”
"Rare Candy is a lot of fun.” - tuaw.com
Embark on an epic journey of self-improvement with Rare Candy as your guide. You’ll master real-life skills and habits while leveling up a virtual character and earning precious in-game rewards in a classic role-playing game (RPG) experience.
Inspired by the book Outliers, written by New York Times Bestselling author Malcom Gladwell, Rare Candy follows the premise that the mastery of any skill takes 10,000 hours of devoted practice time. When you complete those 10,000 hours of skill development within the app you are officially named a master.
With it's simple-to-use interface and captivating artwork, Rare Candy offers more than just activity tracking, it becomes an unforgettable journey that motivates you to stay on the path to success.
Learn new skills. Break bad habits. Form good habits. Become a master.
Fixed a crash when importing save data
Ratings and ReviewsSee All
Makes practicing fun and rewarding
Using this app helps me feel like my progress and practice really means something and isn't lost to time, even if my practice schedule is irregular. It helps to remind me that I've already done so much when I get discouraged. My favorite use for this app, however, is as an embroidery timer. I do cross stitch, and one way to measure the complexity of a project is the number of hours you spend on it. So what I've done is note the amount of time I have in the skill when I start the project and subtract that from my time at the end, kind of like an odometer on a road trip. My request would be that the help section on the app say something about candies/how they are earned. The only time I saw it mentioned was in a one time welcome screen after updating the app and I'd like to be able to review that information.
Wish there was more
I think the idea is brilliant, but the interface is kind of boring. I think there should be more customization. People should be able to make their avatar look like themselves. Skin tone, gender, hair color, etc. It’d be great if there were different outfits to buy, or equipment related to the job you choose. Maybe you can write down a challenge you want to tackle, and it can be a boss you fight. It’s be cool to buy weapons as well. As it is right now the app is little bare.
The interface is great and the way it works seems to be pretty fun / cool, if a bit arbitrary/unexplained. However the whole leveling up mechanic and loot doesn't really matter because there is only about 10 things to buy. This would be a 5 star app if there was more content, right now it just seems like a well polished demo. Still, it was just a buck, but its sad to see something cool not reach its potential.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.