More About This Story
Gamer Dad Hacks Donkey Kong So His Daughter Can Rescue Mario
- 03/11/2013 09:53 AM EDT
As a little girl obsessed with gaming, you're often stuck playing male characters, since for the vast majority of games, that's all that's available. Unless you're lucky enough to have a dad who's a game developer with a penchant for hacking and a feminist streak.
Mike Mika, game developer by day, devoted dad by night, was asked by his 3-year-old daughter, a budding young gamer, why she couldn't play one of her favorite games, Donkey Kong, as a female character. He decided to just make it happen.