Games and dating
Dating sims (or dating simulations) are a video game subgenre of simulation games, usually Japanese, with romantic elements.The most common objective of dating sims is to date, usually choosing from among several characters, and to achieve a romantic relationship.One of the classic game shows created by Chuck Barris.In this show, a single woman would be given a choice of three bachelors whom she could talk with, but not see. See full summary » The original version of the long-running game show, hosted by veteran host Bob Eubanks.Deeply looking at the relations of the couples today, there is nothing to see. Relationships are so shallow and depending on one's own personal satisfaction needs.
More recent shows such as "Best Friend's Date(2004-05" and the most famous "Blind Date(1999-2006)" have taken it one step further by sending a camera crew along to capture the highs and lows - the ins and outs of the couple's date.This was the first color season for ABC Hollywood, with the network insisting on "bright vivid 'Technicolor' schemes" to be incorporated in all scenery.After the pilot became a network's program broadcast weekly staple, George Smith continued as the show's art director.In this show, a single woman would be given a choice of three bachelors whom she could talk with, but not see.After asking them a series of questions, she would chose which one to go on a date with.