Some original-English dating sims include Sim Girls, In a typical dating sim, the player controls a male avatar surrounded by female characters.
The gameplay involves conversing with a selection of girls, attempting to increase their internal "love meter" through correct choices of dialogue.
Role-Playing Games (RPGs for short) are a genre of Video Games in which the player controls a character or party of characters in a statistically abstracted way.
Most are based around one or more quests, items, stats, Character Customization, and experience points, as characters grow in power over time.
Dating sims such as Tokimeki Memorial, and some role-playing games with similar relationship based mechanics to the genre such as Persona, often give choices that have a different number of associated "mood points" which influence a player character's relationship and future conversations with a non-player character.
These games often feature a day-night cycle with a time scheduling system that provides context and relevance to character interactions, allowing players to choose when and if to interact with certain characters, which in turn influences their responses during later conversations.
In these simulation dating games, you date different girls and try to win their hearts.
Usually, you will need to get some sort of job, earn money and buy expensive gifts.
There are also GL games, which focus on female/female relationships, and BL Games, which focus on male/male pairings.While bishōjo games make up the bulk of dating sims, other types of games exist.Games where the player character is female and potential objects of affection are male are known as Gx B or otome games.Some Japanese dating sims may allow the player to have romantic or sexual relationships with characters in their teens.The degree of sexual content varies, but may often include intercourse.