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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Very Positive (15) - 93% of the 15 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (67) - 95% of the 67 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Feb 13, 2018
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July 4

Summer Sale's Home Stretch

It's the final day of the Steam Summer Sale and Fran's been having a ball.

Over the past two weeks, tons of new players have met our ghosts for the first time, and it's been so great to watch our fanbase continue to grow. We've seen cosplay. Fanart. A whole new round of streams for the summer.

Whether you picked up the game yesterday or all the way back at launch, thank you so much for your support. Every time someone buys this weird thing we made, or tells a friend about it, we get that much closer to being able to make the next weird thing (more on that soon).

To celebrate the end of the sale, Mikey drew a special Summer Fun Fran!



When Fran isn't running speed dating events, she plays softball in a ghost rec league. Her team's the Booston Ghastros. They beat the Graves last weekend, their first win this season!

Oh, and if you haven't picked up Speed Dating for Ghosts for yourself or a friend yet, run don't walk over to our store page before regular prices come back from the dead! Baseball and ghost puns!

👁 ❤ 👻,
Ben
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June 21

A Summer Fling That'll Haunt You



For the first time on Steam, Speed Dating for Ghosts is on sale. Take 40% off the game (51% if you buy the dang bundle with the soundtrack) for the duration of the 2018 Summer Sale.

Playing our weird little game helps us fund our next weird little game, so tell your friends. If you've got a big heart and deep pockets, heck, why not give 'em a gift?

Life is short! And sad. And so is our game!

👁 ❤ 👻,
Ben


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Reviews

“Here’s what I was asked: Come with me to the scene of my own murder. Come with me to be with my elderly friend while he dies/enghostens. Come with me, it’ll be a surprise (SUBTEXT: “I’m lonely and I like you”). I wanted to go on all three. That never happens.”
Sin Vega, Rock Paper Shotgun

“I always try to be a nice ghost in my choices.”
Abby Russell, Giant Bomb

“Speed Dating for Ghosts knows its limits and plays to its strengths, betting it all on its ability to tell a compelling story, and it pays off. There’s tension, suspense, heartache, misery, and a good deal of dark tongue-in-cheek humor that creates a functional world of fiction that both draws you in and keeps you invested.”
Elisabeth Conrad, That VideoGame Blog

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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