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Crypt Of The Necrodancer Developer Gets In-Game Wedding Proposal

Developer Ted Martens' girlfriend used his game to convey a personalized marriage proposal.


Crypt of the NecroDancer has been a hit on the indie games market for a few years now, with players particularly enjoying the game's procedurally-generated content and engaging dungeon-crawling action. It's safe to say the title was a labor of love for the development team at Brace Yourself Games, and that notion is particularly true now, as head artist Ted Martens discovered when he played a custom build of the game only to find a special marriage proposal from his girlfriend.

Along with the help of several members of the Brace Yourself crew, including lead designer Ryan Clark and composer Danny Baranowsky, Martens' girlfriend Liselore managed to sneak in a special wedding-themed remix of the game's first-level track and a reveal for the big question.

A proposal is a big deal, and it goes without saying that most want to make the occasion as special as possible. For a gamer and game developer, sneaking a proposal into one's own game is about as good as it gets. Fortunately for all parties involved, it seems the plan worked out well.

They say that marriages follow in the style of their proposals, and from what can be seen here, both parties here acted with creativity and aplomb. Congratulations to the future Mr. and Mrs. Martens!

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Kevin Tucker is a long-time gamer and writer with an eye for technological news and a drive for extensive research. When he's not off exploring virtual worlds, he spends his time working on motorcycles, reading science fiction, and playing electric bass.

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