Use a projection screen or a big wall for a video game reception

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Photo by Jody Burnett and Shannon Belletti

Have access to a big projection screen or a big white wall? Instead of using it for a slideshow, use it for epic video game fun that most people can't get at home on their small screens. In Anie and Andrew's case, it's giant Dance Dance Revolution as their "first dance."

Replace the game with your favorites like Rock Band or Wii Play, and you'll have a reception activity that will have guests forming a line.

Check out our video games archive for more inspiration, like Adele and John's and Kirsten and Dustin's Rock Band fun, respectively:

Family Rock Band!
Photo by Leah Renee Photography

Rockband is serious!
Photo by Chris Graham
  1. OH MY HELL YES. I do not dance, I cannot dance, and had no idea what to do about that wretched tradition. DDR is perfect. And the projection brilliant. Idea definitely stolen!

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  2. Great idea! But I really just want to know more about Anie's dress!

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  3. We did this as well since neither of us wanted dancing. We mostly played smash brothers for the gamecube which was a hit with everyone. We also had decks of cards, and games like Uno available for people who didn't want to play video games.

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  4. If anyone comes across this post and has actually done this at their wedding, please get in touch with me! My fiance and I really want to rent a couple projectors and have video games as the main entertainment at our wedding, and we'd love to know exactly how anyone who's done this went about it (what kind of venue, other entertainment for non-gamer guests, did you also have a DJ?, etc.)

    Seriously, get in touch: vanessa.formato@gmail.com

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  5. I would love to do this, only I know I will get ignored the whole night by my fiancé. Would be a great idea otherwise.

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