This can lead to confusion, as visual novels are considered a subgenre of adventure games and are not technically included in the dating sim genre.
Some original-English dating sims include Sim Girls, In a typical dating sim, the player controls a male avatar surrounded by female characters.
The last aspect manifests itself in the conversation in the game.
Ein will often have to favor either Fia, Lina, Serene or Cierra over the others in scenes in which the characters interact with each other.
Dating sims, or relationship simulation role-playing games (RS-RPG), are a video game subgenre of simulation games, usually Japanese, with romantic elements.
They are also sometimes put under the category of neoromance.