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Gameplay feature: Dating / Romance

Group Description

Included in the group are games in which the protagonist may (or is required to) date/court other player-controlled characters or non-player characters (NPCs) with romantic intentions, choosing the player's attitude towards the character in either actions or dialog choices.

In order to be part of this group, dating has to be a gameplay element. It does not have to be the main gameplay element (such as in Japanese dating sim games), but there must be at least some gameplay-related choices concerning a romantic relationship.

Limitations
  • Games that only feature dating as a story-related element are not included, if there are no dating gameplay mechanics present. Thus, Leisure Suit Larry games or many Japanese linear adventure games should be excluded from this game group. Although their stories may focus on dating, the player has no dating-related choices in those games. Visual novels with multiple choice however, do qualify for this game group, provided these choices have a direct impact on the protagonist's dating prospects.

  • Also not qualified are games in which the protagonist seduces women through purely physical actions (such as many sex games by Illusion).
Related Game Group
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Sakura Cupid2018Linux, Macintosh, WindowsWinged Cloud...
Sakura Sadist2018Linux, Macintosh, WindowsWinged Cloud...
Sakura MMO2018Linux, Macintosh, WindowsWinged Cloud...
Sakura Gamer2017Linux, Macintosh, WindowsWinged Cloud...
Sakura Magical Girls2017WindowsWinged Cloud...
Sakura Shrine Girls2016Linux, Macintosh, WindowsSekai Project...
Sakura Nova2016Linux, Macintosh, WindowsSekai Project...
Boyfriend to Death2016Macintosh, Windows...
Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest2015Nintendo 3DSNintendo of America Inc....
Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright2015Nintendo 3DSNintendo of America Inc....
HuniePop2015Linux, Macintosh, WindowsHuniePot3.70
Komaeda Dating Sim2015Windows...
Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star2015Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation 4, PS Vita, WindowsDevolver Digital...
Sakura Santa2015Linux, Macintosh, WindowsSekai Project...
Sakura Beach 22015Linux, WindowsSekai Project...
Sakura Beach2015Linux, WindowsSekai Project...
Sakura Fantasy2015Linux, Macintosh, WindowsSekai Project...
Sakura Angels2015Linux, Macintosh, WindowsSekai Project...
Asphyxia2015Linux, Macintosh, WindowsSekai Project...
Dragon Age: Inquisition2014PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox OneElectronic Arts, Inc.4.13
Hatoful Boyfriend2014Android, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation 4, PS Vita, WindowsDevolver Digital1.18
Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars2013Nintendo 3DS, PS Vita, WindowsAtlus U.S.A., Inc....
Rune Factory 42013Nintendo 3DSMarvelous USA, Inc....
Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition2013Android, iPad, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsBeamdog3.57
Conception: Ore no Kodomo o Undekure!2012PSPSpike Chunsoft Co., Ltd....
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Selected Covers

Rune Factory 4 Nintendo 3DS Front Cover
Front cover for Rune Factory 4
Sakura Nova Linux Front Cover
Front cover for Sakura Nova
Asphyxia Linux Front Cover
Front cover for Asphyxia

Selected Screenshots

The main menu
Screenshot from Sakura Nova
Title Screen
Screenshot from HuniePop
The main menu
Screenshot from Sakura Magical Girls
The main menu
Screenshot from Sakura Cupid
Game group created by Unicorn Lynx (181699), additional games added to group by John Franco (161), Fred VT (25954), Arejarn (4456), CalaisianMindthief (8238), POMAH (54460), Kam1Kaz3NL77 (130221), Kennyannydenny (74395), Christian Caruthers, Harmony‚ô° (20442), Sciere (539943), geneklein (7016), Scaryfun (17838), JudgeDeadd (25104), Indra was here (20920), Donatello (463) and Klaster_1 (57978)