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Fall 2019

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It's never too late for love!

Old souls of the world, this is your time to shine – and potentially get a little action in the romance department!

Introducing Later Daters, the hilarious and sentimental new dating sim from the creators of the award-winning LongStory. As the newest resident of Ye OLDE retirement community, you’ll meet a cast of sexy seniors who are flirty and thriving. It’s an adjustment as you settle in, but who knows: maybe these will turn out to be the best years of your life! It’s a story that is beautiful, charming, funny, and heartfelt as its characters confront their desires as well as their own mortality (which is an inevitability unless serious advances in cryogenics are made in the next few years.)

Why Later Daters?

Later Daters makes the bold claim that adventure, passion, and transformation are not experiences reserved for the young. The game challenges ageism and suggests growing old is the purest human experience - one that can teach us poignant lessons about our capacity for love.

Gameplay Features

  • Customize your avatar, name, and salutation
  • Select your pet companion to accompany you on your journey
  • Customize your romance history
  • Up to 9 dateable characters, all of which are open to you regardless of your customizations
  • Make choices throughout the game to explore different relationships and adventures

Season One: Episode Synopsis

One: Welcome to Ye OLDE New Home

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Moving into Ye OLDE retirement community is a huge change -- it’s full of strangers, the walls are thin, and privacy seems impossible. Even if you want to meet people, getting out there is daunting. But when your faithful pet escapes, you have no choice!

Two: The Social Club Shuffle

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On your second day at Ye OLDE, it’s time to join a social club! If clubs aren’t your thing and you refuse to join, you’ll discover how hard it is to get alone time at Ye OLDE. And if social clubs do interest you, you’ll have a chance to develop some special connections.

Three: Movie Night!

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Tonight’s film is a sci-fi classic starring Ye OLDE’s resident rockstar, Jax Argo! But who you’re going to the movie with turns out to be a bigger issue than you thought. The rules of dating are different in your golden years. Are you ready for the dating scene at Ye OLDE?

Come say hi at PAX East 2019!

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The Cast

Blair Portrait

Blair King: Silver fox Japanese-American man with questionable taste in clothes.

Esther Portrait

Esther Katz: Tiny and energetic Ashkenaazi Jewish lady with large brown eyes and flyaway grey hair.

Mariana Portrait

Mariana Lopez: Tranquil nature lovin' healer of Afro-Dominican heritage.

Nelson Portrait

Nelson Park: Talkative Korean hair stylist at ye OLDE.

Salema and Haroun Wassem Portrait

Salema and Haroun Wassem: Elegant Middle Eastern couple with a love for the arts.

Jax Portrait

Jax Argo: A vintage (some might say washed up) Anishinaabe-Canadian rock star with a sad smile and piercing grey eyes.

Crystal Portrait

Crystal Meyer: Bubbly blue-eyed extrovert with practial pants and a bejeweled sweatshirt.

Albert Portrait

Albert Lewis: Shy older man with a soft Caribean accent who wears jaunty hats and loves his parrot.

Bloom Digital Media

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An independent game company based in Toronto and Peterborough, Ontario. We create narrative-driven games featuring authentic characters in the midst of pivotal moments and life-changing stories. Our first release, LongStory, is a dating sim/role-playing game focused on helping players build healthy relationships through an immersive romantic mystery.