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      In sickness and in elf: Computer game fans marry each other in World Of Warcraft costumesWorld of Warcraft draws players into a virtual universe of battles and questsSome 11milion around the globe play World of Warcraft <br /> By <br> Published: 10:19 BST, 21 November 2013 | Updated: 20:50 BST, 21 November 2013 <br>

      <br>World of Warcraft has been hugely successful in capturing the imagination of players across the world.<br><br>But the virtual universe of battles and quests was so enchanting to one couple in Taiwan that they decided to hold a World of Warcraft themed engagement party.

      <br /><br><br>Craig and his wife-to-be Zoe dressed up as the fictional video game characters King Varien Wrynn and Tyrande Whisperwind.<br> Super fans: Craig and Zoe dressed up as characters from World of Warcraft for their engagement party in Taiwan<br> <br> <br> Dedication: The groom wore a suit of armor complete with a sword for the celebration<br> <br> <br> Attention to detail: Zoe wore a white flowing gown with embellishments from the hit game<br> <br> <br><br>Craig donned an imposing suit of armour complete with a sword, while Zoe wore a flowing white gown complete with a fantasy-driven embellishments.<br> RELATED ARTICLES

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      <br>Their party proved to be a success – as part of Taiwanese tradition, weddings have two days of celebration that are both formal events.<br><br>The couple plan to get married in January.

      <br /><br> Costumes: The pair’s costumes were made by especially for the occasion <br /><br> <br> <br> Zoe wore a white dress with green and silver embellishments like her character Tyrande Whisperwind<br /><br> <br> <br><br> <br> Tradition: As part of Taiwanese tradition, weddings have two days of celebration that are both formal events<br> <br> <br> <br> <br><br>Some 11milion around the globe play World of Warcraft – making it the world’s most successful ‘MMORPG’ – massively multi-player online role-playing game.<br><br>Many players will sit alone in their rooms for hours at a time, immersed in the lives of their fantasy character creations – or Avatars.<br><br>It may be good news the couple are both fans of the game – last year research warned online role-playing games such as World of Warcraft can seriously damage your marriage.¬†<br> Many players will sit alone in their rooms for hours at a time, immersed in the lives of their fantasy character creations – or Avatars<br> Success: World of Warcraft is the world’s most successful ‘MMORPG’ – massively multi-player online role-playing game<br> <br> <br> Celebrations: The happy couple pose with their guests<br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> Details: The couple paid attention to detail in the preparations for their engagement party<br> <br> <br> The reception was in-keeping with the theme and guests were treated to appropriately themed food<br> <br>Wives – or husbands – of fans of online ‘world’ games such as World of Warcraft find that the games cause arguments, as well as eating into time couples might spend together.<br /><br><br>But there is hope for husbands hooked on online games such as Warcraft and Star Wars: The Old Republic – if you can just persuade your other half to join in, all will be well.<br /><br><br>Around 75 per cent of spouses said that they wished their husbands would put less effort into levelling up their character, and more into their marriage, according to a Brigham Young University study of 349 couples with at least one online gamer.<br /><br><br>Perhaps surprisingly, 36 per cent of online gamers are married.<br /><br><br>The research found that 76 per cent of couples where both people played found that gaming was a positive influence.<br> Fans: Some 11milion gamers around the globe play World of Warcraft<br> <br> <br> Theme: Guests get involved in the theme and brandish their swords<br> <br> <br> <br> <br> The happy couple pose¬† for photos as guests take a moment to capture the party <br /><br> Fiery: Guests were dazzled by the fiery props on display at the receptions<br> <br> <br> The couple had all the props specially prepared for the party to celebrate their up-coming nuptials <br /><br> <br> <br><br /><br> <br> <br /><br> <br><br> <br>

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