X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Guy Hacks NES Contra Game to Propose

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

No, these screens weren’t accessed via the Konami code. That’s what I thought too when I came across this. Nope. Instead, Redditor Equinn0xX hacked an old Contra cartridge to propose to his girlfriend. He has some mad proposing skills.

contra

This is how I did it. In short, I bought Contra, dumped the ROM, hex edited the file, flashed it to a new ROM chip and soldered it all back together. Took some work but worth it. I changed player names to ours and also changed the ending text to ask her once she beat the game. She said yes!

contra1

How could a girl say no to that? He let her win and everything. That’s what marriage is all about. Letting her win.

contra_hack

[via New Launches via Geekologie]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



8-Bit Pixies

8-Bit Pixies

SNL: Beta Force

SNL: Beta Force

Shout-activated Flamethrower

Shout-activated Flamethrower

Advertisement
2019 Ford Ranger EcoBoost Four Cranks Up the Torque

2019 Ford Ranger EcoBoost Four Cranks Up the Torque

Ford Teases Mustangs for 2018 SEMA Show

Ford Teases Mustangs for 2018 SEMA Show

2020 Ford EcoBoost Police Interceptor SUV Will Catch You

2020 Ford EcoBoost Police Interceptor SUV Will Catch You