But if you’ve ever played dating sims before, you’ll know that they can be a huge amount of fun.
Perhaps it’s not “cool” to role-play as a character when the aim of the game is to win someone’s heart instead of fighting a war or defeating a dastardly nemesis?
For example, if your chosen guy or girl likes someone who’s good at sports, you’d better get those physical parameters up as high as they can go.
Similarly, if the object of your affections places a lot of value on appearance, you’ll need to work on your fashion sense.
Games with sex and nudity existed before, but it was just straight porn or “strip poker” type games.
Dokyusei actually had plot and a gaming objective before the sex and nudity came into play.