The Programmer's Proposal Peng rigged "Bejeweled, " a popular video game, so a ring and marriage proposal appeared when his girlfriend Tammy Li reached a certain score. When she finally reached the score, she said, "yes," to Bernie's proposal and scored a partner for life. For "Bejeweled" fans like Li, a virtual diamond beats a real rock.
Rigging Bejeweled turned out to be a tricky task even for programmer Peng. It took a month to hack into the game. The couple married over Labor Day weekend and gave out copies of the game as wedding favors. Their wedding cake was shaped like a video game console. PopCap, the Seattle-based company that makes "Bejeweled" plans to fly the couple to Seattle for the honeymoon.
Groomsmen Gifts for Gamers
Luckily, you don't have to hack a video game to show your groomsmen appreciation. In this section of Sports and Games, you'll find groomsmen gifts for your gaming buddies. And if your bride-to-be is a hardcore gamer like Li, maybe you'll find something for her too.
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