Father hacks ‘Donkey Kong’ for daughter, makes Pauline the heroine


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When Mike Mika saw the disappointment on his daughter’s face when she realized Pauline wasn’t a playable character in Donkey Kong, he felt a call to action. Thankfully Mika happens to be a…

MizWalidah‘s insight:

Ok, this is not only the sweetest, loving gender conscious geek father/daughter story I’ve probably ever read, it also opens a can of worms for me. If he can hack Donkey Kong (one my personal childhood favorites) to make pauline an proactive character for his baby girl then why not hack the gaming market in regard to music mash-ups or a platform for gender, global, and outright fantasy politics. My hacking is not that involved, but I invite others to go for it.

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