People can joke all they want about how gamers are all loners. Truth is, video games bring people together. It’s time to tell some video game dating stories.

Have games ever played a major part in a date you’ve been on? Is “Xbox and chill” your new late-night text? Ever had a date suddenly start going much better (or worse) once the two of you started debating which Zelda was best? Let’s hear it!

Your “best” story doesn’t have to have a happy ending; it can be entertaining, mortifying, romantic, or depressing. Share your stories in the comments below; you can also email them to me. I’ll pull together the best ones for a story down the line.

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