Bringing his own video game to life Adam Bohn, CEO of Artix Entertainment and creator of AdventureQuest Worlds, and his bride Michelle Chang surprised everyone with their “speak now or forever hold your peace?” mid-ceremony battle shot by Fairytale Productions. A surprise not only to their guests, but also to the hotel staff, who were apparently kept in the dark along with the couples videographer who “scrambled and got 3 extra cameras when tipped off by a man in an Iron Man suit about what was going to happen.”
Last week’s “Cosplay Confidential” episode of the Nerdist Channel’s Just Cos featured two familier WGW faces G.I. Joe fans Scarlett and Kevin. Cosplaying as G.I. Joe‘s Flint Kevin Conn and his ‘proposal brigade’ surprised his very own Scarlett (and she was definantly surprised) and was one of the couples featured in my “NYCC 2013: The Proposals“ post. In this “Cosplay Confidential” episode go behind the scenes of Kevin’s proposal and meet one of the most adorable cosplaying couples ever.
Wedding cake plus projector can only result in one thing – video games! At least that’s what the crew at POSHdjs thought when they combined the two, projecting classic NES games like Donkey Kong and Dig Dug onto this couple’s 5-tiered wedding cake.
Wedding cinematographer Jaysin Osterkamp sends his Harry Potter fan girlfriend on an elaborate quest full of puzzles, trivia and riddles in his Harry Potter themed proposal. “There are many ways to pass through locked doors in the magical world…” and for Andrea the only way to pass through these “doors” was to follow the clues and solve the puzzles some easy, others not so much.
When Rebecca went to the movies with her boyfriend Joe she probably (okay definitely) didn’t expect to see him in the opening trailers before the show. Like Billy Crystal’s opening movie montages at the Oscars Joe took a similar approach in his epic movie trailer proposal.
Artist Paul Pape’s latest Doctor Who ring box is truly bigger on the inside simply open the doors to find a replica of the TARDIS interior within the box. His ”Larger on the inside” custom TARDIS engagement ring box includes lights, sound and of course a hidden ring compartment.
More than 2,000 fans attended the first GaymerX in San Francisco over the weekend, a LGBT-oriented gaming and geek culture convention, where GLaDOS was on hand to help with a surprise proposal. A very nice Ellen McLain, who voices GLaDOS in the video game Portal, sang her famous song “Still Alive” to help an attendee propose to his boyfriend following the Voice Acting 101 panel.
This is not your typical wedding video, but then again, they aren’t your typical couple. You know them as the couple behind the Indiana Jones engagement ring and Star Wars Wedding Band and if you follow this blog you’ve seen many posts about their geek inspired wedding.
Filmed in Las Vegas at an actual Star Wars location in Death Valley National Park, their wedding video is “an abstract short film around a live event inspired by David Lynch and Stanley Kubrick,” explains Homer. The couple with the Star Wars/Indiana Jones theme come full circle at the same place they met over 13 years ago - Caesars Palace, Las Vegas.
Finding love is not always easy especially when your just a cube living in a big cube world. “Lovecraft: A Minecraft Love Story” is a co-op adventure/love story that takes place in the cube world of Minecraft, created by video game artist and Art Nerd For Hire Jonny Rice for the gaming channel Machinima. “This is the pilot episode of a web-series that I wrote and directed while working at Machinima,” says Jonny. “The entire project took less than a month from start to finish. I was responsible for capturing video using 3 computers at once as well as creating the story boards, poster art, and editing the sound effects. In addition, I also voiced the antagonist Magmas.”
The pilot episode introduces couple Coal and Rose who find their love tested when a jealous wizard Magmas forces Coal into an epic quest to save his sweetheart.