I felt like I was sort of “upgrading” in a way by moving away from my heritage. Adam and I have been dating for over a year, and I’ve learned that we are very much alike.I felt proud that I was more white-washed than all my other Asian friends. Although we grew up with some very different traditions (my Chinese/Vietnamese heritage and his Canadian/Jewish heritage), we pretty much went through the same circumstances as Canadian children.These dating sim elements are often referred to as Romance Sidequests in the RPG genre.
There is a difference between having yellow fever and simply being attracted to the physical features of people from a certain culture.If it feels like you're playing an RPG, trying to keep track of everyone's feelings about you and giving out presents, that's a Dating Sim.In recent years, there have been many Role Playing Games that incorporate dating sim elements.” I was born and raised in Toronto by my parents who were also raised in Toronto, so I was just as westernized as these guys were.When I received messages from other people of colour, they didn’t even mention anything about the fact that I was Asian.
In fact, many romance games are Visual Novels, which is a much different game style.