Brooktown High is a dating sim-style game, where the player takes control of a created character, either male or female, with a variety of customization options like their clothing and personality that will determine how the other students will react to them. The main idea is to become a major player by the end of the senior year and become the popular kid in school.
The player navigates through the game, the main goal is to make friends and acquire girlfriends/boyfriends and interact with various social circles on campus, from the nerds to the jocks, preps to the outcasts with 20 different male and female characters they can date. There is also an attraction gauge which will show the player how the NPCs think of him.
Players can interact with these characters through a series of choices presented to them, the outcome of the conversations depending on how the player answers them and the NPC perceives them. They can also take dates through various locations like the mall, beach and the movies and play various minigames involved in courting like shopping, telling jokes, dancing, tongue wrestling and strip blackjack.