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As she said during a 2010 Q&A session on Deviant Art: “[I] just made sim dates, posted them one by one on deviant ART, people faved them and my stuff tends to come up when you type in ‘sim dates for girls’ on Google.” Though she opened up about her age, her favorite color, and her preference for coffee, Pacthesis never revealed her full name.Keeping personal details close to the vest was common during the nascent days of social media, when signing up for a service did not require using a full name.“I thought it was cool that characters had unique personalities and stories you could learn more about by bonding with them via dialogue and gifts.But for some reason I didn’t like the farming and I wished I could skip all the farm stuff and jump right into dating.” Wanting more games with a focus on building relationship, she took to the internet to find games that had similar mechanics.The Tumblr user behind otomesweetheart — a blog dedicated to finding, highlighting, and reviewing otome games — found her passion for visual novels through the Pacthesis games. “I can’t even believe it’s been that long since my life changed for the better!
She engaged regularly with fans at first through journal updates on her Deviant Art and then through Tumblr posts.(Amy was the name on her profile, though she never divulged more than that.) She kept her identity secret, which was understandable, considering she was a high school student at the height of her popularity.Though many wanted to know more, she only revealed her face in drawings.Deviant Art dating sim maker Pacthesis joined the platform in 2007, creating and uploading Flash games to the creative arts-based social network, as well as on game sites like Newgrounds and Kongregate.That alone doesn’t seem particularly novel; Flash game creators proliferate on Deviant Art.