It Takes Two?
Having cybersex in virtual worlds is a lot of fun, but its not the only way to get off to a game. There are tons of sex-based video games available online that dont require the social graces of cybering with another human being. These titles run the gamut from sensual to explicit to hokeyand from free to downright expensivebut they all have one thing in common: they can be played alone. Requiring little more than a few clicks of a mouse and some (handy?) solo time, cybersex-free sex games are ideal for when you dont feel like being on the virtual prowlor when you just want to watch digital breasts bounce up and down for hours.
Game: Virtually Jenna
Type: Sex simulator
Platform: PC only
Price: $29.95 per month
As for as sex games go, Virtually Jenna is top of the line. Porn-star extraordinaire Jenna Jameson herself posed for the 3-D rendering of her virtual body, which players can manipulate at will. That means undressing her, positioning her, even poking her nipples with digital vegetables. (Who knows, maybe that's your thing?) Jenna also comes with a cast of equally curvaceous female friendsand a few male oneswho keep things interesting by being her playmates. To the sound of Jennas stiff, repetitive moans, feel free to act out sex with the girl of your dreams, or just snap some sexy photos. Plus, the online subscription model means monthly updates, so even if theres no goal to the game, at least you can pimp Jennas pussy in real time.
Bonnie Ruberg's blog about sex, tech, gender, and videogames
Game: Flash games
Type: Internet quickies
Platform: Any computer with Flash player
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Flash games may be lacking in graphical sophistication, but at least there are no downloads or credit cards required. Most of them have been developed independently (read three guys in a basement), so expect short play times and a sense of humor. Some try to simulate sex itselfwhich usually gets as complicated as, Click here to make the cartoonish, large-chested blond go faster. Others are dating simulators, though dating translates more accurately to getting into a girls pants. And at least one Flash game lets you practice the delicate art of making women orgasm in their sleep. (Dont ask me how that would work in real life. I just dont know.) But the best Flash games take a simpler approach. They use a tried-and-true game concept, like Snood-style matching, and tack on sexual elements. Line up three blue condoms and theyll disappear, revealing just a little bit more of a hidden nudey picture. . .
Type: Enhanced classic
Platform: PC only
LoveChess takes "over the board" to a whole new level. With an advanced chess engine, the most recent release of LoveChess lets you play out the classic game of strategy and war. . . as an army of naked Egyptians. Every time one piece captures another, the game cuts to an animation of the two (always opposite genders) going at it in some unlikely position. Just moving from square to square wont earn you any real action though, only a few brief moments of animated masturbation. Ah, ancient Egypt. It was a simpler time.
Sex games are as varied (both in quality and in content) as our own sexual appetites, so this is by no means a comprehensive list. Those with that libidinous go-get-em spirit are encouraged to explore and report back!
Click Me runs weekly. Contact cybersex columnist Bonnie Ruberg at bonnie[at]heroine-sheik[dot]com.
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