Akabur, one of the true frontiersman of porn games, is finally cashing in. His two most popular erotic games, Princess Trainer and Witch Trainer, remain free for anyone to download on his website, but the public is paying him over $5,000 a month to facilitate his work.

Both of his hits follow the same straightforward formula. They are management sims, essentially; players take the role of an Arabian despot, or a grubby Harry Potter professor, and use a calendar system like the one in the role-playing game series Persona to generate income and develop relationships with the shopkeepers, teachers, and students.

The win condition is to corrupt either a nubile Princess Jasmine or a bookish Hermione Granger into increasingly perverse versions of themselves. In Witch Trainer, for instance, players engineer the point totals of the different Hogwarts Houses in order to coerce Hermione into selling brash sexual favors in exchange for Gryffindor bounties.

In an early game scenario, the player must convince her to tease the Slytherin Quidditch team. But that doesn’t matter anymore.

Akabur, who declined to give his real name but said he is Russian and in his mid-30s, has been churning out erotica anonymously for over a decade. He said he used to make about $8,400 a year from his work. Read more from kotaku.com…

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