A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Ever watch Gravity Falls and think, man, that Stan sure is hot? Well, indulge that thought by playing this Grunkle Dating Sim, a Gravity Falls fangame!


A summer road trip leads to an unexpected pause in Gravity Falls. Can you capture the heart of one of the Mystery Shack’s most eligible bachelors? Or will you leave empty handed?


  • Expressive character sprites!
  • Full-color painted backgrounds?!?!
  • Approx. 65,000 words of sweet, sweet romance!
  • Ten never-before-seen illustrations, featuring your favorite Grunkle!
  • The opportunity to date your choice of Stan or Ford (but not both at once)!
  • And yes you get to choose your pronouns!


Here’s what critics are saying about the game:

  • A "very well-crafted meticulously thought out planned scenario that builds and builds and builds" – Alex Hirsch, after playing approximately one-tenth of the game
  • "Grunkle Stan finally gets a long term relationship! My work here is done" – Mabel
  • "Anyone else think this is kinda weird? And gross?" – Dipper
  • "So when do I get a cut of the profits? –Whaddya mean, "it’s free"!?" – Stan
  • "What’s a dating sim?" – Ford



Watch Alex Hirsch, creator of Gravity Falls, play through our hard work! Includes spoilers for the introduction and the first segment of Stan's route:


I made the game with the help of twelve artists and writers, whose blogs you can find listed here!


This is a fan project made out of love for Gravity Falls and its characters, copyright of which belongs to Disney and Alex Hirsch. We do not claim any ownership over Gravity Falls, and do not profit from this fan project.

"What's that sound_patch file for?"

It adds a handful of brief sound effects and voice clips to the game! Installation instructions are included. There are no audio files in the introduction, and they show up occasionally after that. A little over 10 audio files play in total.

PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Release date Jun 21, 2018
Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars
(418 total ratings)
GenreVisual Novel
Made withRen'Py
TagsDating Sim
Asset licenseCreative Commons Attribution_NonCommercial v4.0 International
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
InputsKeyboard, Mouse


swooning-over-stans-win-linux.zip 246 MB
Version 1.1.1 Jul 20, 2018
swooning-over-stans-osx.zip 228 MB
Version 1.1.1 Jul 20, 2018
sound_patch.zip 1 MB


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My macbook won't let me play the game. It thinks the game is a sabotageprogram :(


oh my goodnbess gracious



just finished it, cried

Help,I’m trying to figure out how to download it on my IPad, I have it downloaded but I’m still trying to make it work.please

it can't be run or emulated on ipad. you can try it only on android with Joiplay.

game got me blushing and shit hvjhceryfvg 10/10 couldnt reccommend it more 

I wish there was a Android option bc my pc broke </3

Hi, I play it on android using the joiplay app (playstore). I just extract the game and that's it ^^'

TYSM for the suggestion!!!

although im not sure how to extract it if you dont mind can you help explain that part?



I'm just sad that there isn't a android version 


Hello, I play it on android using the joiplay app (playstore). I just download the game, extract the file and that's it XD

how tf do you extract a file-????

and I downloaded the app but- WTFVBNVFHHGFIS HOW DOES IT WORK-????? teach me I need this game for my love of ford

ok ok wait, I put the name, the version, the file and I added it, BUT I JUST SAID "game type not supported" OR SMTH PLEASE HELP-

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Idk, it never gave me problems (I am using the exe file). 

Try to remove it and install it again.


I know! Try installing the renpy plugin (playstore) 

alright imma try, if this works, i- this would be the best day ever for me

(I love ford ////////) THIS IS THE CUTEST

wait wait wait so, it works on Huawei right?

it still doesn't work


alguien Sabe dónde lo encuentro en españ0l? :c

me parece que solo está en inglés XD


This game is really nice!!I played it so many times.But I want to ask,is there a guideline or something?I have some gallery locked.


I can't understand, is there a Russian language here or not?

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You can switch language to Russian in this version.  

Here's the original game.


Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful. :')


oh my gosh this is the best dating sim ive played EVER. i love ford he's so adorable help :((


Going into this i was thinking it would be a short, passable, but cute dating sim. Boy was I dead wrong. I took fords path and i'm swooning rn, quality is so high, the path i took was well over an hour long which is crazy long for a FREE dating sim. there was clearly love and pride woven into the making of this. the story and how the plot went forward was natural and well paced.  overall i loved it and i HIGHLY recommend you try this masterpiece. 


Amo homes nais velhos 🥰🥰🥰🥰 axo q o sten devia come o fordi soh disendo hem tanbiem so careca


I just finished Stan's route and I can't help but feel butterflies while playing. I never thought I'd fall for an older character. I've been listening to love songs whenever the disco part came up. also, the cliff part? oh gosh 😍 

I'm so pleased with the game and I can't wait to play Ford's route. more power to you and I'm crossing my fingers for a second part soon 🥰


One of the best dating sim I've ever played ! I'm really hoping for a second part, that ending almost broke my heart :')


never thought i would have a crush on two uncles

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i have dated anime boys,anime girls,rats,ghosts even countrys (i know its weird) but tbh this was the best dating sim i have ever played in my entire life good job :D


Anyone who downloads, I assure you, Dipper is NOT SUSPIOUS okay? NOT. SUSPIOUS.

does anyone know if this will work on an ASUS pc?? i literally can’t figure this out lol

Yes, it works pretty fine. It should work just fine unless you have some sort of problem causing it not to work, then I can't help you with that lol


i dont want a part 2 I NEED A PART 2 

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Im in love with your game im geuninely hoping that there would be a part 2 for a return trip which would pick up from the choices you made from the first game. I loved every second of stans route and I wish there was more to experience.


The plot is unbelievably amazing!! I played stan's line first and I must say Stan is so UNDERESTIMATED!!! He's so charming and caring and humorous and talented, I think I'll have to spend a few weeks(months) to calm down and play ford's line.

I had heard Ford's line is more enticing, I believed it but after Stan's line I really doubt it. Expecting romantic story anyways!

And I must say we need more Stans/Reader fan works. Fanfics and fanarts both will do🥺🥺🥺


(not english speaker here) OH MY GOD!! I stumbled upon this game earlier today and im so glad!!! i cried through half of it, and the endind???? god it was like i watched GF end all over again!!!! 

The art is AMAZING, i couldnt stop sendind screenshots to my friends!!! Its so easy to feel the amount of love that was poured into this game... im so happy to have found it!! the story is so well written, i couldnt stop giggling through my conversations with ford haha XD

sharing it with everyone i know and their dogs!!! hope everyone involved in the making knows what a beautiful thing they created :DDD i enjoyed it so much, <333

if u guys ever make a sequel, i'd LOVE to play it 

You're just like another me😭 I am a Chinese fan and I had crush on them so many times, I can't help sending screenshots and sharing the plot with my friends... If I could see a translation version in Chinese I would rate the game from (99+1) stars!!

Same here! But i'm argentinean 🥺


When I showed the synopsis to my sister, all she said was "Stan made that"

She is right. This was definitely made by Stan. Who else would create a Stan based dating simulator. I can't read the blurb in anything but Grunkle Stan's salesman voice now


I can't be the only one who literally sobbed when they finished, right? Seriously, I just got done with Ford's route and I'm crying because I felt like I just watched the series finale of Gravity Falls again. An absolutely lovely game with moments that had me giggling and squealing with glee!


i love this game so much i have just did the fort way but its makes me cry and full of love i think i will play the stan way too but a need a little break for my heart and its one of the best dating games i ever played thank you for sharing this with us 10000 stars for you guys.

ps: i have a 4 k monitor and when i do fullscreen there the mouse disappear from the monitor was hard to find out of there but its nothing realy bad so stil 10000 stars for you guys 

pss. if you would do a continue for this game i would be the first one who would play it and loving and crying about it in my sleep BUT BECOUSE OF LOVE 

Weird, but cute game. Kinda satisfied my crush of Stan lol. A basic dating sim with a Gravity Falls twist! It's cute! Only thing I'd say is that if you go check on the car instead of talking to ford you later get a reference to helping ford with a "pest problem" something that has never been mentioned before if you go  to just check on you car. That's just a small detail I saw.   


I found this game thanks to tik tok and oh boi my heart


Oh wow didn't know how much I was into ford until trying this game... He just seems so hot <3 100/10 would smash any time.



might have to reread this for like the fourth time. found this a while ago and immediately fell in love with the vn format, been reading similar stories ever since


I recently got way too into gravity falls again, and fell in love with the grunkles all over again.... time to check this out :D



why not !!!!


um...I was just looks for Dating sims...

um- This is a game...?


anything is a game.

yo waht?


I stumbled onto this game by complete accident about 2-3 days ago. I'm not attracted to either of the Grunkles, but morbid curiosity got the better of me. (Tbh I only recently completed my first ever watch-through of GF and fell in love with the show and characters). I downloaded and started playing it. I thought I'd pick Ford first, but I ended up picking Stan first. And this whole game just blew me away. I didn't expect it to be so long and story-rich! The art is all gorgeous and the characterization is on point. The tender moments with Stan really had me crushin' pretty hard. It's a fun, enjoyable game and I love that it picks up where the series left off. I've finished the Stan run-through and now I can't wait to play through dating Ford! 

Hey so like is this game streamable??? Like theres no porn or nuthn here right???? ;w;

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minor spoilers ahead:

you can stream it, there's a bit of lead up to some spicy scenes but it always stops well before it gets explicit


I remember having the BIGGEST crush on Stanford, but seeing this coming to an actual game made me download the game!
The only thing I would say is that Ford's route is so adorable!! 



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