Gender Neutral Gaming

Mar 14 2013 @ 8:55am

A father reprogrammed the vintage game Donkey Kong so his daughter could enjoy playing as a heroine rather than a certain stout, moustached plumber:

Mika happens to be a competent developer, and after a few late-night hours spent hacking the NES version of Nintendo’s classic, he accomplished the role reversal his daughter had wished for. Mario was now under Donkey Kong’s control, and Pauline was tasked with rescuing the plumber in distress.