The title is pretty self-explanatory, but I was wondering about your opinion.
First Chapter Romance: I don’t mind, as long as the character is well-introduced, and you are not forced to date them, then I would be fine with it. What I would classify as well-introduced would be a conversation and an appearance. In real life, by “real life” I mean on dating sights, that’s all we get, and no one seems to care that much. However, the first chapter must be more than just the RO.
NPC Driven Romance: I would say that as long as rejection is a option, it would be fine. Look up to see the “well introduced” rant I had, because that applies to this too. I would actually enjoy it, because I’m a terrible flirter in real life (and in games apparently), and it would be nice for the NPC to take control for once. The NPC asking out our character feels to me like he/she/they are a bigger part of our game.