This KFC Colonel Sanders dating sim is totally real

Ruben Fields
September 11, 2019

A Finger Lickin' Good Dating Simulator will appear on Steam later this month, giving players the opportunity to woo a zaddified version of the late fast food mogul. You see, not only will you be competing to be the Colonel's business partner, but you'll also be vying directly for this affections. Sometimes I pine for KFC, mostly because I can't have it.

Due out on September 24 and developed by Psyop (makers of the interactive fiction Camp W) the game's called I Love You, Colonel Sanders! Really impress him, and you'll become something so much more wonderful. There will also be "cooking battles" and "battle battles"; while the first bit seems to make sense considering the sentence, the second kind of battle seems awfully redundant.

Only one Kentucky Colonel is the subject of a new dating sim, though - and it's not one of the Golden Girls.

KFC has indeed come up with some pretty novel marketing campaigns in recent years, using an assortment of male and female celebrities to portray Colonel Sanders.

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KFC has done a lot of odd things to draw attention to its brand in recent years, but this might be the strangest yet. A Finger Lickin' Good Dating Simulator below, via Noisy Pixel. A game like this is sure to generate buzz all on its own, nevermind the profits that can potentially be made from the game itself.

Have you ever stared at the jovial face of Colonel Sanders and found yourself having impure thoughts? The game description answers this: "Officially created by KFC".

"Throughout your journey, you'll be faced with life-changing decisions that will affect your chances of friendship and love", explains the Steam page, with a massive wink to the camera. Do you think you'll actually play this KFC dating sim?

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