“We hated that video chat, phone calls and email simply devolved into daily status reports of our schedules,” Li wrote in an email. Both Zhou and Li’s longtime girlfriends live in Asia.
It’s a cooperative game “designed to foster communication,” Li said, and it’s not just for couples.
Zhou and Li plan to monetize the game eventually, but for now they want to focus on building a suite of products. For revenue models, they’re considering targeted advertising or selling customized care packages.
Zhou, 25, and Li, 28, live in Rittenhouse Square and will complete their MBAs next spring. Their lead developer, Aaron Li, 23, recently moved to Philly from Florida to keep working on the project.
He’s currently single.