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The result is something as sincere and funny as it is heart-rending, a self-aware, deeply humanistic game whose witty script makes even the most groan-worthy dad puns seem to sparkle.It’s a subversion of dating sims that is not just the best dating sim I’ve ever played but also one of the best games of the year.For all of the genre's seeming emphasis on romance, dating sims often contain a reductively transactional notion of love and sex, relying on a mechanic that independent game developer Arden once described as “kindness coins”: Put enough compliments or gifts into the object of your affection and receive sex in return.
Think back to the groundbreaking , in which you become romantically involved with a horse with a beautiful human face (although that one’s more of a point and click time-waster than a true dating game, if you want to get technical).
And who could forget the full motion video dating sim that Zoe Quinn is currently producing with weirdo erotic mastermind Chuck Tingle?
Although the two of you have been on your own for a while, the death of your spouse—you can specify if they were male or female—clearly still weighs on your mind.
You meet six other dads who just happen to live in the same suburban cul-de-sac, and with a little help from a Facebook analogue called Dadbook, the dating begins.
But who among us is truly worthy to engage in courtship with such a caring and compassionate dad? “At its core is a story about what it means to care for someone else, and I think that’s really important to to anyone who might play this game.” creator (and Hot Pepper Gaming creative director) Vernon Shaw said in a press release.