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Awesome dad hacks Donkey Kong for daughter so now Pauline rescues Mario
03-11-2013, 10:01 PM #1
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Quote:If you were at home with your three-year-old daughter enjoying a game of arcade classic Donkey Kong and she suddenly says she wants to swap the character roles and have Pauline rescue Mario instead, you might quietly explain that the game didn’t have that particular option and so Mario it’d have to be. Mike Mika, on the other hand, saw it as the perfect opportunity to flex his hacker muscles and so set to work rejigging the game to please his toddler.

“My three year old daughter and I play a lot of old games together,” Mika wrote in a post on YouTube showing his new version (below) of the hacked Donkey Kong game.

Mika explained that his daughter sometimes plays as Princess Toadstool in Super Mario Bros. 2 and so she understandably assumed she’d be able to play as Pauline in her current favorite game, Donkey Kong. He told her it wasn’t possible.

“She seemed really bummed out by that,” Mika wrote. “So what else am I supposed to do? Now I’m up at midnight hacking the ROM, replacing Mario with Pauline.”

The awesome dad said he used the 2010 NES Donkey Kong ROM, redrawing Mario’s frames and swapping the palettes in the ROM. He also replaced the M at the top with a P for Pauline. The result? One overjoyed daughter, of course.

Read more: http://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/d...z2NG8suohu

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I question the general assumption that felines are inherently deficient in the area of grammar and sentence structure.
03-11-2013, 10:08 PM #2
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this is awesome! my kinda dad!my kids would be proudcheers.gif

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03-11-2013, 10:14 PM #3
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Pretty goddamn awesome indeed! yay.gif



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