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Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator

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Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator is a game where you play as a Dad and your goal is to meet and romance other hot Dads. You and your daughter have just moved into the sleepy seaside town of Maple Bay only to discover that everyone in your neighborhood is a single, dateable Dad! Will you go out with Teacher Dad? Goth Dad? Bad Dad? Or any of the other cool Dads in this game? With minigames, sidequests, and a variety of paths and endings, Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator is this year's most anticipated Dad-based game.Features7 dateable Dads
Dad character creator - Create your Dadsona!
Multiple endings per-Dad
Voiced by the Game Grumps and friends
Written by Vernon Shaw and Leighton Gray
Artwork and pinups by Shanen Pae, J.N. Wiedle, Anna Pan, Tyson Hesse, Ellen Alsop, Evan Palmer, Ego Rodriguez, and many more!
Original score by Jesse Cale
Dad-themed mini and micro games throughout each date path
So many Dad puns. Like, to the point where it made us all uncomfortable

System requirements for Nintendo Switch

System requirements for iOS

iPad 2 Wifi, iPad 2 3G, iPhone 4S, iPad Third Gen, iPad Third Gen 4G, iPhone 5, iPod Touch Fifth Gen, iPad Fourth Gen, iPad Fourth Gen 4G, iPad Mini, iPad Mini 4G, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPad Air, iPad Air Cellular, iPad Mini Retina, iPad Mini Retina Cellular, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Cellular, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 3 Cellular, iPod Touch Sixth Gen, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 4 Cellular, iPad Pro, iPad Pro Cellular, iPad Pro 9.7, iPad Pro 9.7 Cellular, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad 6 1 1, iPad 6 1 2, iPad 7 1, iPad 7 2, iPad 7 3, iPad 7 4, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPad 7 5, iPad 7 6, iPhone X S, iPhone X S Max, iPhone X R, iPad 8 1 2, iPad 8 3 4, iPad 8 5 6, iPad 8 7 8, iPad Mini 5, iPad Mini 5 Cellular, iPad Air 3, iPad Air 3 Cellular, iPod Touch Seventh Gen

System requirements for PlayStation 4

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows 7 (64 bit)
  • Processor: 2.2 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectX compatible card
  • Storage: 4 GB available space

System requirements for macOS

  • OS: OSX Mavericks 10.9.4 or later
  • Processor: 2.2 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5000 or better
  • Storage: 4 GB available space
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Last Modified: Oct 22, 2023

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Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator reviews and comments

Translated by
Microsoft from French
To laugh with friends, I played this simulation game of flirting. Positive points: a nice universe, funny dialogues and lots of word games of dads (no French version on the other hand), beautiful graphics. I really enjoyed the first few hours of play! Negative points: on the other hand after conquering the first 2 characters, it comes to get tired of all the dialogues that repeat and we pass all in accelerated to finish the game quickly. Especially if we decide not to "cheat" (save and go back if we had a bad note). But then, we pass the lead and frankly it's not interesting. Because of the repetitive aspect, I do not recommend this game.
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Microsoft from Deutsch
I bought the Game half a year ago and it already had a lot of Bugs at that time and crashed again and again. I don't think I once finished the Game voluntarily Now after laanger pause I had the hope that the Bugs would have been enriched but Nö Again after the first Date the wrong End Kart and it blogs and doesn't go any further In the Forums were these Mistakes sc Hon mentioned at the time but that after half a Year you haven't fixed is really a Cheekiness. Make nice advertising for the game, hay it out and then unload as a hidden Garbage at Stream. Wish I could return the Crap but because I invested too much Time to make the stupid Game vllt work. I Would like to have a CD Version of the Game so I can throw it to my Satisfaction and the Ton. Art Design is beautiful though
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I took this game after I made "coming out on top" (game of the same genre but much more "hot" ^^). I loved it, really! Incarnate a father who at the 40th and who remakes his life with his daughter of 18 years after the death of his spouse, it's very nice! Especially since the relationship you have with your daughter is completely insane! (Besides I now want to have a girl to do the same! ^^). The scenario remains classic, you meet the other sins of the neighborhood, you go to a few appointments, in the meantime you delusions with their children and your daughter, you laugh, weep, etc... I loved writing! You feel real emotions! I cried 2 or 3 times (or 4... or 5, in short!), I laughed all the rest of the time and I even felt the famous little tingling in the hollow of the stomach that one has at a first appointment... CRAZY, I tell you! The different characters that can be dredged are not very numerous, but they all have a history and a certain depth. There are even mini-games in a few appointments that are funny and well screwed. In short, I really loved it even though I would have liked to do it in French. (there are hilarious word games but if you don't know English or American culture well, even with Google, you can skip it.) 18/20
Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator is a light-hearted, well written dating simulator that is filled to the brim with humour. However, this goofy premise does not prevent the player from building genuine relationships and emotional connections to the characters. The writing manages to strike a balance between comedy and serious conversation, which helps the characters feel like they are real human beings.

The game describes itself very well; Dream Daddy is a Dating Simulator/Visual Novel. The gameplay consists mainly of a branching narrative, in which the player is able to make choices, to affect the outcome of the narrative. The story is told in the standard format: Characters appear on the screen, while their dialogue runs. This will often leads to the player choosing what their response/action will be, which furthers the narrative. Dream Daddy intermits the narrative with short mini-games. These are a welcome change of pace, although they cannot maintain the level of quality the main game offers. The story starts when you, a single dad, and your daughter Amanda move to another part of town. This is where you are able to meet the neighbouring single dads, while learning more about yourself and Amanda in the process.

Dream Daddy is most of all very easy to play and read through. The narrative is extremely well written, being both light-hearted and serious at the same time. The game manages to bring the playful and emotional teenager stories, and the serious and comedical dad stories together in a way that complements each other. All characters feel extremely human, which allows you to make emotional connections with the characters more easily. Amanda (your in-game daughter) is the best example of this. After playing through the game, I genuinely care for Amanda. She is my daughter, I care for her, and I need to protect her. Not from zombies, or any other rational dangers, just from being a teenager. Near the end of the game, Amanda showed her appreciation for me taking care of her, and it was an extremely fulfilling moment.

While being mostly comedical in nature, Dream Daddy does take the chance to start conversations in ways that only games can do. Actually taking care of a teenage daughter, being a homosexual/bisexual dad, and being a parent are all things I am yet unfamiliar with, but this game allowed me to a small glimpse into that world. And that does give a new perspective on the irrational protectiveness parents feel towards their children, for example. 

One complaint voice about Dream Daddy are the voices that accompany the dialogue. The game does not feature full voice-over, but instead just contains small, voiced catch-phrases that are played during dialogue. These can feel a bit random, and could become annoying, although I personally did not feel this frustration.

Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator is by far one of the best, and most interesting text-based games I have played. It's humorous tone is extremely enjoyable, while also covering more serious subjects. This makes Dream Daddy a recommendation, for anyone slightly interested in narrative games, even if you normally tend to avoid Dating Simulators.

PS. This game might be better enjoyed with friends, as any choice based game usually is. However, I played it solo, so I cannot really comment on this.
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