Archive for Sunday, August 31, 2008

Video game proposal blended into wedding

August 31, 2008


— He reprogrammed her favorite video game so a ring and a marriage proposal would pop up when his girlfriend reached a certain score.

And on Saturday, computer programmer Bernie Peng married Tammy Li in a New Jersey ceremony and reception replete with references to Li's favorite game, "Bejeweled."

PopCap Games, the game's creator, says the couple's wedding cake was in the shape of a video game console. Guests were given free copies of the game as wedding favors.

In the popular game, players score points by swapping gems to form vertical and horizontal chains.


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