Today, there are a ton of other simulator games besides The Sims, especially in terms of dating.

Not only do dating simulators give you the chance to interact with people from all over the world, but they can also help you improve your communication and overall dating skills.

This is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to free online dating games.

My best friend got the original Sims game when it came out in 2000, and I remember staying up late with her playing it for hours.

It was so much fun being able to create our own world where we could be whoever we wanted to be and do whatever we wanted to do.

Miniclip is among the top game companies worldwide, with hundreds of downloadable games available, including simulation games.

Our World is one of their more popular simulation games, hosting over 75 million players who mingle in a virtual reality.

Our favorite free simulator games come without a price tag — and with all the excitement.

Set in modern-day Japan, Katawa Shoujo centers around Hisao Nakai, who has to start going to Yamaku High School for Disabled Children after he’s diagnosed with a congenital heart defect.

When he’s forced to spend his summer at a farm, he learns all about making new friends, keeping relationships with the old ones, and discovering what real love is.

URL: There are five different versions of the Hakuoki boyfriend simulator, with the most recent being Shinkai Kaze no Shou, so try them all out until you find your favorite.

Let’s be honest — besides watching funny cat videos, the Internet is also good for playing naughty games every now and then.

You’ll be happy to know the 5 we’ve chosen have been marked “Best” by the gaming sites they’re featured on.

Published by Aksys Games and developed by Idea Factory, the Hakuoki franchise is compared to “choose your own adventure” books where you’re presented with a bunch of options that change the outcome of the game.