Dating sim gameplay
We live in a world where the LGBTQ community—and straight players—can feel super at home with a game like .
All the drama of having a job and a relationship to balance was addicting back then. If I’ve learned anything in the gameplay so far, it’s that quirky hooks really can become the basis of a fantastic, memorable, and perfectly serious game, as long as it’s paired with exceptional gameplay. Upon starting up the game, it was like an explosion of pastel colors and shapes had thrown up on my screen.
It was something about the reality of it all, about leading this adult lifestyle in a game, that piqued my interest. There was boy band music playing, and the sounds from every click of my mouse were echoed with a soft, muted, pleasant chime.
Sure, I’d been excited to play the game from the get-go, but I hadn’t taken it seriously.
I mean, a game where you’re a hot dad who romances other hot dads? There’s no way the gaming industry would look at the game and think, “This is revolutionary.
For instance, when the characters talk, they write in ellipses where the pauses are, but . They were used to poke fun, to emphasize awkwardness, and even to add in a dose of sentimentality between the main character and his daughter. There were a variety of references, from the Tegan and Sara gay reference, to the Biggie Smalls (R. Speaking of playing, the gameplay can be summarized by one word: .