There are free programs out there that automate the whole process for people interested in making your own.The Dating Sim Formula in Other Game Genres As games have gotten more complex over the years, the Dating Sim seems to have gotten demoted from genre to story element.The advantages of the first is you can construct multiple personality types, mine is stuck with one type.Other dating sims go on for pages before you have to make a branching decision, while mine has multiple branching decisions every other page.
My ignorance can be forgiven since all of this happened in Japan, and nowhere else.
that had dating scenarios in them, and I knew about interactive stories, adventure games, and the “choose your own adventure” books, but I figured that my combining all these elements together was an original concept.
It wasn’t too long after releasing the first version that I discovered I was wrong.
Even though the settings often differed, the formula did not.
After about a decade, the formula got tired, and the popularity declined except for small cult followings.