This guy proposed using a Skyrim item; she said yes

"Best. Proposal. Ever."

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Recently we got to see a World of Warcraft-themed wedding, and now comes another romantic story where fantasy became reality. In Bethesda's The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the enchanted "Amulet of Mara" is used to unlock various romantic dialogues, one of which is the option to wed other characters.

That's how it works in the game, and that's how it happened in real life for one couple.

"I introduced [my fiance] to Skyrim--and he enjoys every minute of the game," Sarah Briody told Kotaku. "I love watching him play because we both have very different game styles. We do play other multiplayer games together when we have the opportunity."

Briody recalled that when her partner proposed to her using the Amulet of Mara, she did not initially understand what was happening.

"He gave me the amulet and while I recognized what it was--it didn't really click as to WHAT it was," Briody said. "I put it on and he started to smile from ear to ear. Then he said: 'Is that an Amulet of Mara? I'm surprised someone like you isn't spoken for.'"

"Then it finally registered that he was proposing! He got down on one knee and slipped the ring on my finger."

Briody said yes, and would later post an image of the amulet and the ring on Reddit. "Best. Proposal. Ever.," she wrote.

In February, role-playing game studio BioWare recalled how two Mass Effect 3 players met, fell in love, and were eventually married. You can read that story here.

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by talos what skill!

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Will you be my 'Player 2'?

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all hail thy gamers :D

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Respect

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Nerds? NEEERRRRRDDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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so what about honeymoon? any news yet? Windhelm or Falkreath would good choices imo ...

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Ok? I have a friend who proposed to his now wife with a pokeball with ring inside. Used the "I choose you" line and everything. They also met through Star Wars Republic Commando multiplayer. Do I get an article?

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<< LINK REMOVED >> they have my respect hahah

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Congratulations Sir! If you are reading this do know that I hope the very best for you, your wife, and the children to come. May success find your endeavours and may kindness find you in all that you meet!

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his virginity level must be so high

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Then he is a better man than most.

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I wanted to do that too... and then I took an arrow in the knee,,,

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You should go and die somewhere.

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nerdy beyond salvation...

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<< LINK REMOVED >> You would not have the guts to even do something like that if the time ever came.

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for the honeymoon, they can go to skyrim nexus. and later add some mods to their life.

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Like a true Dovakin would.

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Wife-"Oh dude, 4 Strength 4 STAM Amulet of Mara?"
Husband-"OHO"
Wife-"Level 18?"

Husband-"UHH UHH"
*married*

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Awesome

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Now they've got to go talk to the priest and then stand outside the chapel in Riften and fast forward the clock 24 hours.

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Awesome, good for them.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Why does it matter? The only difference is diamond or metal. And the diamond thing is a business felony inserted into our culture by diamond companies.

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Best Wishes!!! The guy is a lucky bastard though.

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Hopefully they don't encounter the Amulet of Mara bug.

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Will she take an arrow between her knee, though?

Wish them a happy life, anyway.

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He also can change another partner just like in skyrim "console" method

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have to unequip ring of health for wedding ring might be a deal breaker

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Just use the Left Hand Rings mod.

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I bet he married her only to come home every 10 days asking her to cook for him and share the cozy little profit she has made with her shop.

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So, she took an arrow to the knee.

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The most amazing thing about this story is that SHE introduced HIM to the game.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Yeah, I had to read that twice going "OMG, she made him start to play Skyrim, not the other way around!". I'm not even sarcastic saying that (well, a little perhaps). I love it when prejudices get smashed.

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"...until arrow in the knee do us apart."

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<< LINK REMOVED >> well that means that they would get married at all

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they will need the dlc to have kids thou

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<< LINK REMOVED >> They'll buy the DLC Hearthfire to get their dreamhouse.

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Cute.

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WHAAAAT???! First, videogames cause violence, and now they cause people to get married!!!! How evil is that??

But really, my best wishes for them

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That's so awesome.

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he can now order her around

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<< LINK REMOVED >> He/she better not Fus Ro Dah the other off a cliff, like I've seen people do with Lydia in youtube videos. That's illegal and she might get caught. I read one story about a woman who didn't want to stay married, so she pushed her husband down a cliff when they were sightseeing together.

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lovely and all... wait til you have kids...

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Yeah, that will suck you back to reality real soon, 1m3rshUUn G0n3.

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You are getting your disdain of Eddie Makuch do too much of your talking, if you are dissing on two fellow gamers' betrothal.

Also, really? Wishing fiery death on others? That is a new low for you.

I suppose that people who have yet to realize that wishful thinking does nothing would stoop to such a level sooner or later.

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