is an interesting early "girlfriend simulation" program that isn't realistic (I doubt we could ever be able to simulate human relationship realistically in a game - let alone with 1989 technology), but is still fun to play anyway.

Designed "especially for all you pencil neck computer geeks who can't get a real date" (in the designer's own words), , with more emphasis on "simulation." You start the game with 50 status points, which you can spend on the ten attributes of the girlfriend you are creating. her physical attractiveness, the way she dresses, her mood, and friendliness) to the less obvious in terms of their effects in the game (e.g.

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how often she gets jealous, and how well she gets along with your friends).

You can boost your favorite areas at the expense of others, and you are shown the computer's "overall rating" for your constructed girlfriend when you are done before the real game begins. Each turn, you have a choice of what to do or say to your girlfriend.

You can dump your current girlfriend anytime and construct a new one using your newly increased status points.

Eventually, when your status reaches 100, you can construct The Perfect Woman to fulfill your ultimate goal in the game: get into the Big Party which only accepts "perfect" people.

In recent years, there have been many Role Playing Games that incorporate dating sim elements.

These dating sim elements are often referred to as Romance Sidequests in the RPG genre.

If you want to take her out on a date, for example, you can choose form dozens of choices ranging from "come over" to more exotic locations.

Once out on a date (if your girlfriend agrees to go out with you), you will be given a further detailed menu of multiple choices from which to choose your action - much like .

View Game Create creatures from discs inserted into your Play Station.

Raise them from birth to death on your ranch and fight it out with other monsters.

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