Video games have been chosen as a medium for marriage proposals before, yet it’s always surprising to hear another story about the digital past-time bringing people together. On May 21, 2016, a Youtube video was posted by a man named Shane featuring a Mario Maker level asking his girlfriend to marry him. That’s his girlfriend playing the level in the video.
The creativity players have exhibited in Super Mario Maker has created everything from subverted interpretations of classic Mario stages to auto-complete courses. Shane’s video has acquired over 400,000 views, and interested players can play the course themselves with the code 7A61-0000-0245-8DE8.
Naturally, she said yes.