The lights are on
Well, they actually did it. Trion Worlds has announced that they successfully set a Guinness record for the most in-game weddings performed in a 24-hour period. Trion's MMO Rift set this historic (and just slightly esoteric) record on Valentine's Day, which either makes it the most romantic story of the week, or something else entirely.
More than 40,000 people got virtually hitched in the game on February 14.
“Establishing this record was a monumental achievement for our development team and community of passionate players, and I couldn’t be more proud,” said Scott Hartsman, executive producer on Rift and Trion’s CCO. “Ascended Weddings were a great way to lift the veil on Rift’s new ‘Gatherings’ feature, social experiences that bring players together in new and interesting ways. We look forward to expanding this great new gameplay element in the always-evolving world of Telara.”
Watch the video below to sample just some of the festivities. With shirtless dudes, people jumping on tables, and sheep, they're a lot like some of the weddings that I've attended in real life. Then again I grew up in Alaska, so don't trust anything I say on the subject.
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Time for me to put my assless chaps on.
Good God, don't even get me started on these.
That's... that's just great news.
Really, a stunning achievement in video game-related records.
Wonder what divorce is gonna be like.
Now they only need to brake the world record of most in game divorces. And if I would have known I would have found me a hot girl online and would have joined in.
Yum!!! Cake XDDD
There's all these new records popping up. Wake me when it's over -_-
These are drama drama drama 90% of the time.
Am I the only one to find this slightly creepy/strange?
Wow, I'm so excited for this............ :| honestly, who cares?
...That many people get married in games? ...Christ.
That is effing insane!
So did they get the record for most painful break ups?
Haha funny and great for them! 40,000 is a mind boggling amount for a 24 hour period in a video game.