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PAX: A Wedding Against Humanity

1148324_10151657365577918_571179377_nOver the weekend at PAX Prime in Seattle, we saw a ton of amazing games and met quite a few interesting characters running about the Emerald City. The gaming convention brings together gamers and fans for four days of fun, camaraderie and, of course, playing games. From video games to tabletop and card games, there was a game for everyone, including one of our favorites, Cards Against Humanity. Chelsea Breeze and Sam Rossoff are also fans of PAX, gaming, and Cards Against Humanity, so when the opportunity came for them to get married in the CAH booth at PAX this weekend, they took it.

1291563_10151657365447918_74032925_nIn the middle of the con floor, Chelsea and Sam exchanged self-written vows and, with an “I now pronounce you Player 1 and Player 2,” were wed. The bride entered the giant black Cards Against Humanity booth to the sounds of a cellist who had been performing in the area, with flowers provided by Think Geek.

The two had been together for four years after Sam met Chelsea while at school in Victoria, BC, Canada. The gamers have attended four Penny Arcade Expos together, including one trip to PAX East that involved hopping on a train to play board games until arriving in Boston. “It’s been rough,” was all Sam could add when discussing the fact that the couple have been in two different countries the past three years.

CellistThe couple doesn’t just love PAX, they also attend other cons together, as they celebrated their anniversary at RTX this year. And while the couple had considered having a big wedding for their families, Chelsea said, “He loves video games and I love board games, and PAX is way more fun.”

Congratulations to Chelsea and Sam as they start their new life together from all of us here at Nerdist! Follow @chlsebrz and @tzenes on Twitter and wish them well!

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6 comments

  • This is so awesome!!! I love that they got married somewhere they both love and did it the way they wanted. Congratulations to Chelsea and Sam. Wishing you all the best. xoxo

  • […] Grab that net and catch that beautiful butterfly, pal! – Chelsea Breeze and Sam Rossoff love games like Cards Against Humanity; they also love each other. Thus, when it came time to say their nuptials, they couldn’t think of a better time than PAX Prime or a better place than in the CAH booth. Congrats you two, and let’s hope Chelsea’s love of the party game for horrible people leads only to “Licking things to claim them as your own,” rather than a “Bigger, Blacker, D**k.” […]

  • Two PAX Enforcers (Dya and MissLulu) also got married Friday morning of PAX Prime. The ceremony was held at the Wolfman theater at PAX, and almost ALL of the normal ‘To-do’ jobs were done by fellow Enforcers who volunteered, including the officiant, providing the cake,

  • Well written article Brian. :D

    Thanks for sharing this moment with us and taking such wonderful pictures. We realized afterwards that of all the camera’s at our wedding none of them were ours. Sam may contact you to get some if that’s okay.