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Posted by Slag

@Verrayne said:

But it was because of this great game that I've been dating the woman of my dreams for the past 2 years! Tonight I'm getting her ring and will ask her to marry me this weekend. Were it not for this game it might never have happened.

NICE!

I hope she says yes!

Posted by Dtat

That game also hit me at a pretty interesting time in my life. I think in our early teenage years we're more open to storytelling of that nature. We haven't yet become cynical bastards and can enjoy a cheesy, sappy love story like FFVIII. Good read. Makes me yearn for more innocent times.

Posted by Lunar_Aura

That FF8 academy was effing gorgeous and forever tainted my view of any real world institution. I got to Disc 3 before getting stuck and quitting.

Posted by TruthTellah

@Verrayne: Good luck with it! I look forward to an update on the proposal. :)

Posted by TruthTellah

@Verrayne: Fantastic! Congratulations!

I know you knew she would say "yes", but I'm sure it's still a relief to know know. ha. :)

Posted by zyn

Final Fantasy VIII is a great game. And congratulations!

Posted by Fattony12000

@Verrayne:

Posted by Vexxan

@Verrayne: Congratulations!

Posted by Giacomito

Congratulations!!

I had a similar experience but with FFVII, it was the first RPG I played and it blew my mind

Posted by Brodehouse

As an aloof, introverted teenager with abandonment issues who spent the majority of his time alone in his room wrapped up in his thoughts, Squall was something I'd never played as; myself. It wasn't until about five years later when I realized what was really going on in that game.

Posted by ThunderSlash

Congratulations duder! As for my experience with FF8, I played it back when I was 11 years old. I was enjoying it up to the part where you had to find the White SeeD ship. I spent hours looking for that thing and ended up giving up.

Posted by geirr

Awesome story, I'm happy for you and for your experience with FF8!

I had a similar 'breakthrough' with FF6 back in the days and while it's not related, I am happily married now.

Posted by WalkerTR77

I love FFVIII; what a feel good thread. Hope we get some sort of remake/polish job on it soon to make it a bit more playable in the HD era.

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Posted by thatpinguino

congrats!

Posted by camp7203

!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Slag

@Verrayne said:

She said yes ;)

NICE!

congrats man!

Posted by Ace829

@Verrayne: I know it isn't Final Fantasy VIII, but it's close enough. Have you considered this for your wedding music?