One of the very few "Hentai" games (Japanese adult titles) that I like, True Love is a Hentai adventure game with a difference. You are a highschool boy looking for love and excitement. Your mission is to win the girls' hearts (naturally) before your last summer of freedom is over for good.
True Love is not as good as Sentimental Graffiti, a popular Japanese dating sim that was never translated to English, but it comes quite close. Every day when you wake up you get a chance to decide what you want to do in the morning, afternoon and night. What you decide to do (pleasure,sports,study and so on) raises your skill in that catagory. Naturally, different girls in the game are attracted to different kind of man, and your quest to charm them will not succeed if your skill in the category they like is not high enough. One of the funnest aspects of the game lies in figuring out which skill each woman is attracted to, and try to please them accordingly. When you charm them enough, the girls will be more than willing to get in bed with you. This is, of course, where you get to see the infamous Hentai scenes, although I think they are not as explicit or flagrant as newer Hentai titles. Various actions also have different effects on different skills. For example, drinking will increase your bravery, but diminishes your judgment. The girls you will meet in the game are quite well realized; they are not sex-starved girls with paper-thin personalities that are common in most Hentai games. They have their interests, goals, and are dignified enough to deny frontal sexual advances.
Overall, I find True Love to be a fun Hentai title that is much more than a "game" than most Hentai releases (which are really just collection of anime porn pictures, tied together with a shallow plot). With many girls to impress and options to choose, the game's replayability is high. Highly recommended to Hentai fans and anyone who's interested in Japanese (teen) culture in general.
In True Love game you choose what kind of person you want to be. You could be a normal person or for example a sportsman. Everyday you can decide what you want to do. During the week you go to school and after school, you could go shopping, swimming or anything else. On school and on other places you meet different people, most of them are girls. You have to build up a good conversation with them and sometimes where you have luck, it leads to a relation!
At the beginning of the true love game, you must name your character and choose what type of guy is he: Normal, Intellectual, Sports Guy, and Playboy. Depending which one you choose will determine what kind of women you can get. When you wake up in the morning you get three options you can choose from what to do in the day: Morning, Evening and Night. Mornings are usually reserved for you to go to Collage but on weekends and holiday you choose what you want to do there, while the other two options (Evening and Night) are open for whatever you please. Some of the activities you can do are: Sports, Art Learning, Shopping, Work and Pleasure. Whatever you choose will contribute towards your Statistics Bar. On the Statistics Bar will have your qualities such as: Passion, IQ, Strength, Appearance and Art but depending on what you choose to do for the day some stats will go up or down, so be careful. A quick note: When you go to the shop you can buy items that will grant you more Stats or better luck with women or have unexpecting things to happen, example: If you do things right, sometimes right before you go to bed a god/goddess will grant you special power that will contribute towards your Statistics Bar or give you better luck with a certain women. Now here is the tricky part, getting the woman you want. Like I said there is several women in the true love game, when you talk to them it is sort of like “choose your fate” system. Depending on how you treat them you can end up in bed with them faster (or slower in some cases…..), also when you learn more about them purposely try changing your Stats for the guy they want. Remember you get ONLY three months to find your woman, but don’t seem like it is rushing you. (It took me hours to beat it the first time.) On the very last day, you are able to choose what women you want from the game, just choose the one you have been trying to get the most. (Otherwise if you choose someone that you aren’t close with then they will dump right off the bat.) Here is a hint of advice: Buy gifts for the one y!
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There is surprisingly good music for a dating sim/hentai game! What more can I say? Download True love and you'll know what I mean, it's great.
Well, they are pretty good for a DOS game so the True Love Download is really worth it. The characters are well drawn out and I’m sure you will like them more when seeing them in bed!
REPLAY OR NOT?
I’d replay, just because it is literally impossible to gain ALL of the women in one playthrough. You can ONLY get some women depending on what type of guy you chose to be. You can ONLY have some women in one playthrough, no matter how nice you are to all of them. So if you want to see all the endings/sex scenes, then go for it and download True Love.
I give this game a 9/10. So try it out and have fun!