In 1982, Japan's Koei, founded by husband-and-wife team Yoichi and Keiko Erikawa (and later known for strategy video games), released the first erotic computer game with sexually explicit graphics, Night Life, Also in 1982, the video game company Mystique released three unlicensed games for the Atari 2600; Beat 'Em & Eat 'Em, Custer's Revenge, and Bachelor Party.
The games were noted for their negative reception, particularly Custer's Revenge for its depiction of (what was perceived as) General Custer raping Native American women.
Players that reached the pink door were rewarded with a controllable sex scene.
Like with Koei, several other now-famous Japanese companies such as Enix, Square and Nihon Falcom also released erotic adult games for the PC-8801 computer in the early 1980s before they became mainstream.
Now as I replay I find that it is fun to be Keitaro but the characters of the girls are not really captured as well as they probably should.
That would have made this the best dating sim ever!
Many of these are Japanese exclusives, so they might be hard to play if you can't read Japanese.
This list answers the questions, "What are the best dating sim games?
List is made up of many different games, including Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love and Chulip.Despite heavy piracy the game still sold 25,000 copies, roughly equivalent to 25% of the number of Apple II's sold at the time.In a 1981 article in Time Magazine, On-Line reported that they were making a version of the game for straight women, though this never materialized., and featured slight modifications, such as the Native American woman beckoning to indicate that she welcomed Custer's advances.They released four new titles, Burning Desire/Jungle Fever and Cathouse Blues/Gigolo.