It casts a different shade of light on other dating sims (and dating in general), forcing an increased sense of awareness about the receiving end of whatever mechanic you’re exploiting to woo a woman.
Dating sims, or relationship simulation role-playing games (RS-RPG), are a video game subgenre of simulation games, usually Japanese, with romantic elements.
Whereas dating sims were once predominantly focused around a male protagonist trying to date—and eventually have sex with—beautiful women, the modern dating sim is unbounded.
It rejects the notion that a potential partner is hetrosexual ( continuing to push the dating sim forward by reflexively focusing on dating itself.
"We are beyond excited to see where he takes these characters and the unique relationships that will literally unfold between them." Namco High will release onto Shifty pre-Holiday 2013.
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Perhaps you are interested in creating a cute story in which the main character can end up with one of several love interests.