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Make sure to leave the adult scenes on, at worst they're funny filler, at their best I can't imagine the story without them. Persona 4 is basically two games, a dating sim in the real world, and a fantastic jrpg in the tv world.The way the mesh the genres just enough while still retaining their separate flavor is impressive. You can also look around in the OELVN community, on the Ren'py site I think, for some free dating sims.Alice no Kuni, the natsume princess game fr the ds, tomeki memorial, And I suppose catherine might apply. I recall there being a pretty fun one called RE: Alistair but you play as a girl so that might not be what you're looking for. , Yume Miru Kusuri (these last two contain pornographic material) are good too, but they're commercial releases.Hong fire has instructions on how to play various Japanese dating visual novels in English. They aren't exactly dating sims either but since you said you're fine with VNs, I'm throwing them out there.
Fluffy is a translator, so it lists licensed and fan translated. Which will show you how popular Clannad and Fate stay/night are two of the top games out there.Memes, comics, funny screenshots, arts-and-crafts, etc. When you join Mai Otaku (pronounced My Otaku), the first thing to do is list your favorite anime (from our list of all of them) and any conventions you have attended.You can choose to chat with these people to find dates, or you can participate in our forums to make new friends.
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I will now list my top three: I say torrent and play. There is no way any of these are ever going to hit the shelves here.