Man hack video game Contra to add wedding proposal at ending

Here’s a geeky romantic story. A guy hacked the popular 1980s video game Contra to add wedding proposal message at the end of the game. He did it by dumping the ROM, hex edited the file, flashed it to a new ROM chip and soldered it all back together. He also personalize the game by changing Player 1 & 2 to their names.
Luckily for him and his girlfriend, they managed to complete the game. Those who have played Contra will remember that it is not exactly the easiest game to play back in those time. Even with the cheat code that give you 30 lives, sometimes it is still difficult to complete.
And of course she said yes….

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