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It should come as no surprise that most of the games on this list come from Japan, and as such there is the possibility for some really weird stuff to show up.Dating sims such as Tokimeki Memorial often revolve almost entirely around relationship-building, usually featuring complex character interactions and branching dialogue trees, and often presenting the player's possible responses word-for-word as the player character would say them.Dating sims such as Tokimeki Memorial, and some role-playing games with similar relationship based mechanics to the genre such as Shin Megami Tensei: Persona, often give choices that have a different number of associated "mood points" which influence a player character's relationship and future conversations with a non-player character.When the game ends, the player either loses the game if he failed to properly win over any of the girls, or "finishes" one of the girls, often by having sex with her, marrying her (as in Magical Date), and/or achieving eternal love.This gives the games more replay value, since the player can focus on a different girl each time, trying to get a different ending.
The most common objective of dating sims is to date, usually choosing from among several characters, and to achieve a romantic relationship.