The third date is the kicker, though, as that decides which dad will be your Dream Daddy, ending the game.
You play your own, custom dad, who’s moving to a new area with his daughter, Amanda.
After his partner died, he’s been raising Amanda as a single father, and the two have a very close relationship.
Appearances matter, especially how you dress, your hair, your face.
Imagine having that double fold and outside of high school; that was me.
If love can bloom on the battlefield, then by God, it can bloom anywhere it damn well pleases.
Regardless of race, creed, species, plane of existence, or definition of "alive," your perfect match is waiting for you somewhere in the great cosmos.
The cul-de-sac they move to is, conveniently, filled with dads, most of which are single (the other is in the perpetual relationship state of ‘it’s complicated’).
After introductions, you get to choose dads to go on dates with, which can range from trivia night with the local English teacher Hugo to fishing with handyman Brian.
You might think of dating games as only being the Japanese ones where you play a cute girl and you have to go on dates with handsome anime guys until you're able to win one as a boyfriend.
These are the typical otome dating simulation games that started the trend (otome meaning "maiden" or "girl" in Japanese).
Most of these games use a tasteful fade-to-black for sex scenes, but some are sexually explicit or outright pornographic.