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Play OverviewPlay Overview

Monster Prom (2018) is a role-playing game set in a high school for monsters where you are looking for love. You make choices about the dating-focused narrative by exploring the campus and talking to different monster characters. It has some light point-and-click elements, although this is really a text adventure.

You take the role of one of four playable characters who are students at Spooky High. Each is offered different monsters they can try to date. You choose gender and pronouns. The game then creates a new story for your choices.

Play proceeds in turns where each player decides what they do over the course of six weeks leading up to prom. You can explore different locations to improve knowledge and skills that help winning your date. Your actions ultimately determine whether your love interest agrees to take them to prom or not. As you progress there are 1000's of special events, 47 endings, mini-games, and limited voice acting. The game also includes a shop where players can purchase items that can trigger new events as well as special endings.

It's a tongue in cheek story filled with pop culture references, banter-based dialogue, self-referential commentary on monster fiction, and light satirical themes.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Monster Prom 3 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 17 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Communication and Narrative game with Adventure and Point-and-Click elements. You can play with 1 to 4 players in the same room or as a 4-player online game. In Monster Prom and its sequels you can play with 4 people. This introduces exclusive mechanics not present in the single-player experience like selecting which players play in what order, and affecting each other's stats and standing with love interests. You take your turns consecutively and try to compete for potential dates.

 
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DurationDuration

Play Time: It takes between 1 hour and 2 hours to play a round of this game. Each time you play you can pick different characters. The game creates different narratives for each run, and close to 50 different endings. This is a game that's fun to play multiple times.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 16 for Strong Language, Drugs.
 
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

Account Rating

You don’t need a platform subscription to play this game online.

CostsCosts

Monster Prom usually costs £9.29 to £11.99.
 

Monster Prom

Steam Store PC £9.29
XBox Store Xbox One -
Switch Store Switch -
PlayStation Store PS4 -

Monster Prom 2: Monster Camp

Steam Store PC £9.99

Monster Prom 3: Monster Roadtrip

Steam Store PC £11.99
There are the following additional costs associated with this game:
  • In-Game Purchases: Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
 
The Second Term expansion included additional content such as new endings and two newly-dateable characters. Monster Prom: XXL on Switch contains both the Second Term DLC, as well as all seasonal content released throughout the game’s lifespan. 
 
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DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 27/04/2018, updated in 2020

Out Now: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Players: 1-4 (4 online)

Genres: Communication, Narrative (Adventure and Point-and-Click)

Accessibility: 21 features

Components: 2D Side-On and Hand-Made

Developer: Btfl Glitch (@BtflGlitch)


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