“please think I’m cute” I mantra and text my roommate. Shrugging, watching the hot jock and the curly-haired twink who I wish were my date, both walked by followed by more strapping students. This guy has the same features, the same look, yet sports a bad Botox job & bad flannel. All of a sudden I have the awkward need to cook dinner.They’re followed by a guy who looks like the fella I’m supposed to meet. I text my date, it’s not him, he hasn’t arrived, I grab a seat. My date shows up, takes a seat, there’s no chemistry as I look longingly at his mole. I get home, pour my vodka, and shove the rump roast into the oven.The sex mini-game was a nice change of pace, and I liked that it wasn't possible to fail once you got to that point.The dating game is slow paced and deliberative, while the sex game is faster, which I think reflects the higher level of passion well.), but let’s just run this as the first entry in the By Alex Geana After all the slutty cyber chat, sizing of measurements and expectations, deep down I want to date.So I set one up with a potential beau after changing my profile to reflect the dating vibe. We decided on a safe first date, coffee at an UWS coffee shop with hot Columbia boys (was this safe? I get my cup of joe – hold my breath, wait for the guy to arrive–“please look like your picture” ..’please look like your pic’ …Blind dates are way too crazy and unpredictable to be that fulfilling (and I’m not talking about candle-lit dinners with Ray Charles).At least on Manhunt, you get a vague idea of what the person looks like based on their lurid description and soft-focus photo gallery.
And – Josh is right – it’s super hard to say “you suck” or “your team sucks” as a reason for passing.There’s also commentary on how you’re doing, which helps keep the dating-vibe going.Once you've established rapport over several dates, the nice lady will come back to your place for some alone time.The art is fantastic; the music is solid background music.The excellent voice over really does add substantially to the experience (something I would not have suspected before playing), and the gameplay is solid – that last part being essential. The "conversations" hold up alright as a sort of quiz game, and they help set the pacing for the game as a whole as well as let you get to know the characters you’re pursuing.