But if you choose the wrong responses in conversation, they might not return your affection. The whole conceit of the story is that you’re a single dad who’s moving to a new neighborhood with Amanda — and, in the process of getting to know the new digs, meet a bunch of hot dads.
It’s implied that you’re downsizing because your character’s spouse died in the somewhat recent past.
Also, Amanda is in her senior year of high school and will be going off to college soon.
Amanda is the main vector by which the story moves forward, and it works surprisingly well.
Other times, these options simply alter the way a conversation unfolds, but there isn’t a tangible, numbers-based outcome.