Adorable couples share how they found true love through gaming
New Chinese romcom drama Love O2O, starring Yang Yang and Zheng Shuan, has a fantasy-like premise. Two players in an online role-playing game discover that they are college classmates and fall in love. Does this happen in real life? According to some people, yes, it can happen.
A generation or more ago, when the internet first came along, some people met online like in the famous movie You've Got Mail.
Nowadays, it's not unusual to meet someone online. What's interesting is that in Love O2O, the two leads were role players in a sophisticated virtual world filled with costumed avatars.
In the following video, meet real life individuals who recall how they met their partners in life through online game playing. Since their online roles can be quite different in real life, sometimes it's shocking to connect with the real person behind the virtual world's image.
In one case, a man thought his future girlfriend was actually a man because of the role she had adopted in the game.
Aren't their stories funny and romantic at the same time?
The yearning for true love is definitely universal, whether in the virtual world or in the real world.
How about you? Are you into online games? Ever met someone through the games?
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