Branching dialogue! Hard choices! A cemetery's worth of phantoms, wraiths, and poltergeists lookin' for love in all the blight places. Speed Dating for Ghosts is a weird dating sim made by a former BioWare dev and his indie rapper friend.
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Positive (35) - 94% of the 35 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Feb 13, 2018
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February 15

Update: v 1.17 live

I've pushed an update to Speed Dating for Ghosts that fixes and polishes a bunch of things. Please update to get the full ghost dating experience with these fixes:

- A conditional issue has been fixed that was preventing players from seeing full reactivity to rejecting or being rejected by all nine ghosts in a single playthrough. On Steam, this also prevented people from earning the All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Ghost achievement.

- Steph no longer lingers unnaturally long at the end of her date if you tell her "You're dead." She also now makes a noise when she gets mad.

- The "Choose Your Date" images have been updated to better reflect the appearance of the ghosts and the room themes.

- Various minor fixes have been implemented to improve the flow of the text. We also caught a few typos!

Thanks for playing our game. We are thrilled with the spirited reaction to our game.

👁 ❤ 👻,
Ben
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February 14

Update: v 1.16 live

​Thank you all for playing on launch day. A few small bugs have emerged because that's just how the early days go. We've updated to fix all known issues.

v 1.16 fixes the dramatic reveal at the end of Steph's date and a couple lines in Riley's date that mix up Phantoms and Demons (how did that happen?)

If you find any bugs, please let us know in the discussion forum.

And thanks for playing!

👁 ❤ 👻,
Ben
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Reviews

“There was great variety in the characters of the ghosts and I feel like the game has a lot of warmth behind it, despite/because of the sadness of each ghost's story.”
Kate Craig, Gone Home & Tacoma

“I laughed really hard a bunch of times (mostly because of Leon and Gary) and also cried during Hattie's. It was, really really lovely and super duper polished.”
Gabby DaRienzo, A Mortician's Tale

“Speed Dating For Ghosts makes me wish ALL my dates were dead! And at under 20 bucks, it’s cheaper than a real date, and way more satisfying.”
Brandy Dawley, Rogues Portal

About This Game

Speed Dating for Ghosts is a weird lil' narrative game about speed dating ghosts by Ben Gelinas (Dragon Age, Mass Effect) and Mikey Hamm (Mikey Maybe, Glig).

As a lonely specter looking for love in the afterlife, you attend a speed dating event and chat up a cemetery's worth of phantoms, wraiths, and poltergeists. At the end of the spooky mixer, choose your favorite! They'll take you out to all the best haunts: old folks' homes, creepy houses with new owners... Maybe solving a murder is your idea of a good time. Or robbing a bank. Ghosts are into all sorts of things.

Key Features

  • Nine ghosts to meet and date plus one bonus ghost if you're really committed
  • Deep, branching conversations with markedly different outcomes depending on what you choose to say
  • A full-fledged date with your favorite ghost that plays out like a text adventure after each speed dating session
  • A wide range of quirky characters including spirits of vengeance, compassion, despair, and mischief
  • Original music by Mikey Maybe, the musical alterego of game artist Mikey Hamm

Content Warning: Contains frank discussions of death and its consequences, both seriously and with intentional humor.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 or higher
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 410 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Storage: 410 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.11
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 460 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.12 or higher
    • Storage: 460 MB available space
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