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Game Designers Union: Brenda Brathwaite marries John Romero

Matrimonial news now, as development veterans John Romero and Brenda Brathwaite tied the knot this weekend. The Romeros, who between them can boast Doom, Wizardry, Quake, Commander Keen, Jagged Alliance, and Wolfenstein 3D on their résumés, co-founded social games studio Loot Drop in...

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A Mobius Proposal: Guy creates video game to propose marriage

Gaming-themed wedding proposals are amongst the most varied and endearing, this much we can all agree. Matt Gilgenbach's A Mobius Proposal, a three-month project and fully-functional co-op puzzle game, may just be the best one yet. Check it out for yourself past the jump!...

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Extra, Extra: Big Daddy marries Little Sister in Toronto!

Perhaps the underwater utopia was already booked when Anna and Jon decided to get married in the backyard of his aunt's (really nice) place in Toronto. Nevertheless, the couple tied the knot last May with plenty of inspiration taken from their "favorite video game," BioShock, in a totally geeky hip...

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Guy hacks marriage proposal into Earthbound

Video game-themed proposals certainly aren't new, but when a reaction is as genuine as Liz's -- who was just proposed to via an in-game message hacked into Earthbound by Matt -- it must be shared. Best of luck, you two!...

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Do you take this Sackboy? The LittleBigPlanet marriage

The Escapist reports that Jed, a smitten Little Big Planet gamer, created a level last October in order to propose to his girlfriend, Andrea. She said yes, and now the couple have sent out a wedding invitation in the form of another custom level, which invites players to join them for their...

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The Halo Wedding or: 'With this halo, I thee wed'

Though it's probably ripped more than a few couples asunder, Halo finally united one permanently in Florida last weekend. Desirai Labrada and John Henry marked the beginning of their wedded life with a Halo-themed wedding, complete with John-117 officiating the whole thing. Hey Kids, Choose Your...

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The DS Life: His and hers

As someone who planned and enjoyed a wedding less than a year ago (actually, my wife organized it all, as I was busy blogging), I can tell you this -- it is a difficult thing to find a good wedding photographer. It's tempting to hire anyone local who seems the least bit adequate with a camera, so...

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Homebrew proposal culminates in 'Bejeweled' wedding

You've probably all but forgotten about a story we ran way back in March in which one Bernie Peng used a homebrew version of Bejeweled to propose to his girlfriend of three years. Well, Bejeweled publisher PopCap didn't forget about the proposal, helping to make the couple's wedding this Saturday...

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Kart this cake to your wedding

It may seem strange, suggesting to your fiancee that the iconic wedding cake should have a Mario Kart theme -- but then again, everyone loves Mario Kart, so chances of success are pretty good. This happy couple featured a stunning cake, which isn't just a replica of a particular object or...

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The Joystiq Weekend: May 3 - 4, 2008

We're normally not in the business of showing off game cakes, but we give credit to this Mario pasty since it's a wedding a cake and there's also plenty of other gamer-themed shenanigans at this wedding, according to these photos. (Thanks, Lipton) Check out the highlights for today: Joystiquery...

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