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11/15/2012 09:26 am ET Updated Jan 15, 2013

Dad Cracks Zelda Game, Turns Daughter Into Hero

When Mike Hoye set out to make the game Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker more gender-friendly for his 3-year-old daughter (she pronounces it gender "fwee"), he was doing it primarily out of parental love. But when the former system administrator released a crack for the game that reverses the genders of the characters--making Link the heroine and Zelda the guy she rescues--he struck a chord with gamers across the Internet.

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