Submissions should be for the purpose of informing or initiating a discussion, not just with the goal of entertaining viewers. Memes, comics, funny screenshots, arts-and-crafts, etc. The way the mesh the genres just enough while still retaining their separate flavor is impressive. You can also look around in the OELVN community, on the Ren'py site I think, for some free dating sims.Alice no Kuni, the natsume princess game fr the ds, tomeki memorial, And I suppose catherine might apply. I recall there being a pretty fun one called RE: Alistair but you play as a girl so that might not be what you're looking for. , Yume Miru Kusuri (these last two contain pornographic material) are good too, but they're commercial releases.Rin is about as far from a "typical" romance story as you can get.They start with manic pixie dream girl, but it rapidly becomes almost a deconstruction of that archetype. Persona 4 is basically two games, a dating sim in the real world, and a fantastic jrpg in the tv world.
A new feature of The Sims 3 is attraction, which is available with the latest patch regardless of whether you have Seasons installed.
Fluffy is a translator, so it lists licensed and fan translated. Which will show you how popular Clannad and Fate stay/night are two of the top games out there.
I will now list my top three: I say torrent and play. There is no way any of these are ever going to hit the shelves here.
You are trying to find a game made only for japanese PCs in the mid 90's after all.
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