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    Sunday March 10, 2013
  • Dad Hacks "Donkey Kong" ROM So His Daughter Can Play as Pauline

    A bit of re-tiling work places Mario in captivity

    In a story reminiscent of the father who changed the text in Wind Waker to make Link female, another Totally Rad Dad hacked into the Donkey Kong NES ROM to make Pauline the heroine. When his daughter asked if she could play as the girl and save Mario, he busted out the 2010 ROM and went to work. See the results after the jump!

  • Sunday November 11, 2012
  • Father Alters Text in "Wind Waker" for His Daughter, Makes Link a Girl

    Two weeks of work editing the game gave his daughter a heroine

    It's no secret that most of gaming's chief protagonists are geared toward males. Even the cute, kid-friendly games often have male leads, but awesome dad Mike Hoye wanted his daughter to have a heroine she could look up to. Thus, he altered the text in The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker to make Link a girl. Read on for more!

  • Monday June 18, 2012
  • VIDEO: Father of the Year Paints Rad "Legend of Zelda" Nursery

    Over 150 hours of work puts a baby smack dab in Hyrule

    With a keen eye for Wind Waker and some of its follow-ups' gorgeous art style, super-dad Cole Bradburn and his friend spent 150 hours painting a Legend of Zelda themed nursery for his soon-to-arrive son. The impressive results were captured for all to see in the clip past the break.