Because there is almost no market for true Dating Sim games outside of Japan, it's a frequent misunderstanding among western gamers that "Dating Sim" is the general term for all ren'ai (romantic love) games.
The gameplay involves conversing with a selection of girls, attempting to increase their internal "love meter" through correct choices of dialogue.
The game lasts for a fixed period of game time, such as one month or three years.
A Bx G romantic comedy visual novel done with 3D graphics.
Something's In The Air is a dating sim visual novel with about 25 endings and many twists and surprises.
In recent years, there have been many Role Playing Games that incorporate dating sim elements.
These dating sim elements are often referred to as Romance Sidequests in the RPG genre.This leads to Multiple Endings, though some Dating Sims make it possible to see several of these "endings" in a single playthrough.Some Sim Date games have been made into Harem anime, though the result is usually nothing special due to the removal of sex and the fact that the narrative can no longer focus on any single character.A mystery develops as time line events don't always happen like they are supposed to.Sep 02, 2013 • 71,000 words • Date Ariane is an erotic "Date Simulator" visual novel originally released in 2004, and expanded on over the years.You play a 20-something single guy in a new city where you don't know very many people and you are looking to meet some new people, especially female people. This is my attempt to Americanize the dating sim visual novel.