On Camera 3, Strong Bad observes The Cheat falling for the "security counter-measures" he's set up, including a shocking trap on the Tire and a cardboard cut-out of a bear holding a shark set up behind the fence, which scares The Cheat clean away.Back at Marshmallow's Last Stand, Homestar idly kicks Marzipan in the shins, and then spits out his coffee all over her when he finds Strong Bad has replaced it with "Super Mud". MARZIPAN: I agree, but don't forget, we're acting, you know, Homestar's not really my boyfriend. MARZIPAN: Mm, that's true, but I— I have several other boyfriends. MARZIPAN: Yes, but let— I— I don't want to discuss that subject. MIKE: Yeah, it's private, between you and Homestar. MATT: He doesn't do a very good job of playing your boyfriend. MIKE: You know, that's me doing the voice, Marzipan, for that game. YMMV • Radar • Quotes • (Funny • Heartwarming • Awesome) • Fridge • Characters • Fanfic Recs • Nightmare Fuel • Analysis • Tear Jerker • Headscratchers • Trivia • WMG • Recap • Ho Yay • Image Links • Memes • Haiku • Laconic The Dating Sim is a type of game designed to set up goals, usually in the forms of schedules and stats corresponding to social skills, which must be achieved to discover a story focused entirely around the Character Development of the player's chosen girl/guy, get into his/her pants, or both.This leads to Multiple Endings, though some Dating Sims make it possible to see several of these "endings" in a single playthrough. But to really experience it firsthand we'd need to, like, get the Cheat to hide some kinda hidden camera, you know, in, maybe, that marshmallow place they always go to. STRONG BAD: So that gives you a pretty good idea of the lurking horrors.
MATT: Have you ever played this game that Strong Bad made of you guys? In fact, many romance games are Visual Novels, which is a much different game style.(See for example, the difference between the Ace Attorney series, which is very close to a Visual Novel style of gameplay, and the DOA Xtreme series, which is the closest thing to a true Dating Sim with mass-market appeal in the US.) If the game plays out like a Choose Your Own Adventure, that's a Visual Novel.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.Airdate: Monday, August 18, 2003Sender: Dynomite, Boston MA"Dy-no-mite!He is not intelligent, but he is in a constant state of bliss, and has never truly been cruel to anyone. The Homestar Runner and Marzipan Extra Real Dating Sim XR is a Homestar Runner/Marzipan dating simulator accessible from the Strong Bad Email date. MARZIPAN: Yeah, uh— again, I'm impressed with the costume design. MIKE: I'm great at impersonating all of the characters. MARZIPAN: This is the dumbest game I've ever played. STRONG BAD: Everything seems to be in order in Strong Badia— STRONG BAD: Oh!