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Woman Goes Into Labor at QuakeCon, Chooses Skyrim Demo Over Hospital

| 9 Aug 2011 10:46
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A pregnant woman has shown what being a hardcore Skyrim fan really means.

A woman was so excited by the demo of the latest Elder Scrolls game, Skyrim at this year's QuakeCon, that when she went into labor, she stayed to finish watching it before allowing herself to be taken to the hospital.

The new mother, Stevi, and her fiancé Chaz, said that there weren't going to miss the presentation for anything. "[Stevi] is a trooper," Chaz said, "and loves Skyrim." The pair originally thought that it might be a false labor, so decided to wait and see if the contractions continued, rather than leaving the demo immediately.

Chaz blamed Bethesda's Todd Howard, presumably as a joke, for what happened. "[He] showed off the Frost Dragon," he explained. "This is what started the whole thing, seeing this must have filled Stevi with so much excitement that it sent her into labor." The couple got engaged on the stage at last year's QuakeCon, and planned to get married at this year's convention. They shelved those plans- for obvious reasons - as they welcomed their daughter Atari Lynn into the world

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim comes out for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 on November 11th.

Source: Game Informer

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