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Romantic MMO dating sim goes global

Dating sims are supposed to be played by yourself, preferably in your room, where you can properly reflect upon your secret shame in private. But Feel Online is a different kind of dating sim that has you attempting to woo other players around the world. The Korean online game has recently launched its global service, which means that westerners can try the romantic MMO for the first time.


Above: Ten gamers looking for nub in Feel Online, a ‘romantic MMO’


Above: So many options...

In addition to offering otaku around the world a chance to meet their cel-shaded soul mate, developer ANGames says “the user also can experience the feeling as NPC.” Since the game is designed with the goal of hooking users up, ANGames also points out that Feel Online includes safeguard functions since “it is highly likely that there may be some unpleasant happenings among users.” These anti-creep abilities include the ‘hiding’ function and the ‘ending friendship’ function to prevent repeat run-ins with anyone you find offensive.


Above: Someone’s about to get hit with the ‘ending friendship’ hammer


Above: The strangest teaser you’ll see all day


Above: ANGames CEO Kevin Kim explains Feel Online. Note the well-dressed jerk in the background licking his ice cream behind the executive

So there you have it! If you’ve ever wanted to feel like an NPC in a dating sim, now’s your chance. Just remember to take advantage of the ‘ending friendship’ command if you run into any lemons. You can explore the bizarre free-to-play world of Feel Online by visiting its new global site.

Dec 22, 2010

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11 comments

  • shyfonzie - December 24, 2010 5:26 a.m.

    MY GOODNESS, FINALLY. This could be one of the greatest trolling opportunities in a long time. I really like the video where the Korean spoke to me phonetically.
  • burywhite - December 23, 2010 6:05 p.m.

    That would be Wookin Pa Nub not lookin for nub lol
  • Robx - December 23, 2010 6:03 p.m.

    I guess this is for people bored of eHarmony.
  • papergoon - December 23, 2010 9:28 a.m.

    I foresee players just wanting to get laid. Just like Second Life, full of horny little boys.
  • DevilDoor - December 23, 2010 9:16 a.m.

    The tag is quite appropriate. WTF indeed.
  • PhantomDave - December 23, 2010 6:29 a.m.

    Wow...'Feel Online'? What? Was 'Stroke Universe' taken already?
  • NightlordKrusnik - December 23, 2010 4:37 a.m.

    I'm... morbidly... intrigued... Kind of just want to see how it is....
  • SideOfBeef - December 23, 2010 1:30 a.m.

    I'd rather not feel online thanks. I'm not sure what that even means.
  • 435 - December 23, 2010 1:17 a.m.

    I am... amused. I suspect a 4chan bomb on this thing at some point.
  • erreip199 - December 23, 2010 1:16 a.m.

    No Words can express how i feel right now... *FacePalm*
  • MrDuracraft - December 23, 2010 1:10 a.m.

    Ahem... well that happened let's move on shall we.

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