Pia Carrot e Youkoso!! 3 (Ｐｉａキャロットへようこそ!! ３) and the Dreamcast development kit from NEC Interchannel
The Pia Carrot franchise is a Japanese series of dating simulation games, a genre that is not well known in Europe and the United States. This style of game is very common in Japan and is a hit with young men. Each game in the licence takes place in one of the various restaurants of the fictional "Pia Carrot" chain. Welcome to Pia Carrot was also given a Hentai OVA based on 3 episodes. The series first saw the light of day in 1994.
Welcome to Pia Carrot! 3 is the second sequel to "Pia Carrot", which takes place one year later than "Pia Carrot 2". The game was published on PC by F&C FC02 in 2001. The Dreamcast and PlayStation 2 versions were released by NEC Interchannel in 2003.
Welcome to Pia Carrot 3 is set in a new Pia restaurant by the sea, where your help is needed. The waitresses from the other three Pia restaurants volunteer to offer their services to the new establishment. This is where the player comes in to help them and charm the girls. It's a busy summer holiday with a part-time job alongside some of the most charming young ladies.
Video of the prototype
The goal of the game is to try to establish a romantic relationship with one of the women working in the restaurant. In order to win the heart of one of the girls, you have to go through a series of events and make the right decisions at the right time. As there are several girls around the hero of the game, it is possible to choose the one who will be the lucky one, which gives a high replayability to the title.
Bienvenue à Pia Carrot ! 3 (25 févr. 2003, Prototype Dreamcast)
This prototype is dated 25 February 2003, surprisingly 12 days after the final versions. Was NEC Interchannel thinking of releasing a revision of the Dreamcast copy?