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My words exactly!
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(06-25-2016, 02:53 PM)
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I only have a Wii hooked onto a 28'' CRT and not a Wii U or HDTV so i'll speak for that only.

Performance of 8-16 bit is perfect and you can play in 240p, no need for shaders or filters. Arcade is a mixed bag. CPS1, CPS2 and Neo Geo (roms smaller than 23MB that is) are perfect. FBA has a compatibility of about 70%. Good thing is that there were many official VC Neo geo and VC arcade releases to complement the homebrew emulators.
GB & GBC are best played on a special version of GBAGX cause it supports tilt, Super Gameboy borders and other features. GBA is best played on mGBA Wii, nearly full speed on most games.
PSX compatibility is maybe 50-60%, most games that work play fine though. N64 emulation is also around that level but you can force 240p and also there were official VC N64 releases to complement this.

You can use Wii U Pro controller, Wii Classic controller (Pro), DS3, (DS4 as well in some standalone mods i've seen in gbatemp), GC controller, Wiimote and/or nunchuck.
I even use an old GC wheel i had for Outrun, works great.
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xero273
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(07-18-2016, 02:42 PM)
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hi,

I finally have homebrew setup for vwii. Now the problem is when I boot games from configurable usb loader everything has black bars. I read online the problem has to do with how the wii u handles channels now for vwii. Which is the best fix I should use to fix this problem?

Thanks.
WAR recon zero
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(08-06-2016, 04:55 PM)
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Hey guys is it possible to use filters in retroarch?
Adryuu
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(08-07-2016, 01:52 PM)
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There's an option for video filters but I don't know what it does. If you're meaning shaders then no, retroarch for Wii does not support shaders. If you just want scanlines you can though, just applying some overlay. There's three for scanlines and some for GB like green screen effect, but I only find useful one of the scanlines, the others are ugly or too big. And anyway it only adds black horizontal lines, no bleeding effect or anything, retroarch pc shaders are much nicer.

For 8bit/16bit emulation on Wii, the really best option is to select 240p rendering and play on a CRT, that looks real sweet. If you can't do that, the scanlines option may serve you well (and at least you can adjust the transparency and scale of the overlay).
Choppasmith
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(08-07-2016, 09:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by xero273

hi,

I finally have homebrew setup for vwii. Now the problem is when I boot games from configurable usb loader everything has black bars. I read online the problem has to do with how the wii u handles channels now for vwii. Which is the best fix I should use to fix this problem?

Thanks.


IIRC, you have to install the channel you want with a WAD Channel Forwarder. Strangely, I could never get Configurable to work properly on vwii whereas USB Loader GX works fine. It has an official forwarder that works fine.

https://code.google.com/archive/p/us...-gui/downloads

This post comes a month late, but I hope this helps.
-shadow-
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(08-10-2016, 09:29 PM)
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I was wondering if anyone can help me on this one. Whenever I try to boot a game using WiiFlow it suddenly tries to load the game using the disc drive and stops immediately after trying because the disc drive is broken which was the whole reason Wii Flow was installed for me to begin with. It was working just fine last night and suddenly it tries using the disc drive. Now I've checked and I'm reading that I should update the cIOS for some reason, but I have absolutely no idea about how to do that. So anyone who can maybe help me out with this problem? Because I have no idea how I'm supposed to do this.
alf717
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(08-10-2016, 09:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by -shadow-

I was wondering if anyone can help me on this one. Whenever I try to boot a game using WiiFlow it suddenly tries to load the game using the disc drive and stops immediately after trying because the disc drive is broken which was the whole reason Wii Flow was installed for me to begin with. It was working just fine last night and suddenly it tries using the disc drive. Now I've checked and I'm reading that I should update the cIOS for some reason, but I have absolutely no idea about how to do that. So anyone who can maybe help me out with this problem? Because I have no idea how I'm supposed to do this.

The old guide is still up and working and it is pretty much still the same. To use higher versions of d2x you have to manually download them

http://gwht.wikidot.com/d2x

I use slot 248 and 247 as described in the guide and it works great. Still running d2x v6 as well. I put on the higher versions but since I use nand emulation now I find it annoying that newer revisions make the blue light blink when accessing the drive.

My setup uses CFG loader 70r78.10
dose
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(09-05-2016, 06:24 PM)
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If I stick the Homebrew Channel on my Wii (with Letterbomb) can I still access the Wii Shop ok or will it try and update stuff or block me? Btw I'm already on 4.3U.
Last edited by dose; 09-05-2016 at 06:30 PM.
RootCause
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(10-28-2016, 08:51 PM)
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I don't like bumping threads, but I need some help.

is there a new tutorial for installing hbc for the latest Wii software version 4.3U?
Also, my main reasons are playing imported games/removing region lock? and making backups to play on dolphin?

Will the hbc cover my needs?
gblues
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(10-28-2016, 08:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by RootCause

I don't like bumping threads, but I need some help.

is there a new tutorial for installing hbc for the latest Wii software version 4.3U?
Also, my main reasons are playing imported games/removing region lock? and making backups to play on dolphin?

Will the hbc cover my needs?

Assuming you are talking about a real Wii (not vWii mode of Wii U), the existing tutorials still work.

HBC will definitely help with making backups to play on Dolphin, and pretty sure will handle region lock too.

*shameless plug*
I have a modded wii (US-NTSC) for sale in the BST thread. :)
RootCause
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(10-28-2016, 09:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by gblues

Assuming you are talking about a real Wii (not vWii mode of Wii U), the existing tutorials still work.

HBC will definitely help with making backups to play on Dolphin, and pretty sure will handle region lock too.

*shameless plug*
I have a modded wii (US-NTSC) for sale in the BST thread. :)

Okay thanks. It's an actual Wii. I've had it since launch day, and I've been itching for some import games, and playing some Zelda at higher res. :0

I might look into it depending on how much of a hassle it is. :P
How much are you asking for it?

Also, do I have to install bootmii? Any downsides to not installing it?

Oh, and thank you for taking the time to help. :)
Last edited by RootCause; 10-28-2016 at 09:46 PM.
My words exactly!
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(10-28-2016, 11:35 PM)
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First off, SNES9XGX, FCEUGX, mGBA recently received updates and are faster and more feature reach than ever.








Secondly, some interesting new developments:

A cool project in progress:
Link's Awakening 64 (in development)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_siGRI5ricw





A nice little improvement on TTP:
Zelda: Twilight Princess
Hyrule Castle Town FreeCam Mod

[IMG]http://oi66.************/2mxo20k.jpg[/IMG]
http://gbatemp.net/threads/zelda-tp-...am-mod.446413/

Out now, an awesome Mario 64 mod, released for the 20th aniversary of the original:
SM64: Last Impact
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JG4PCVfu4qo





finally, GoldenEye X, the Perfect Dark engine remake of GoldenEye 64 continues to be worked upon, with single player content and improvements (previous versions of GoldenEye X only remade the multiplayer aspect)
http://www.shootersforever.com/forum...=asc&start=510



Last edited by My words exactly!; 10-28-2016 at 11:46 PM.
PGamer
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(11-23-2016, 07:39 PM)
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The (Open) Homebrew Channel
AR15mex
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(11-23-2016, 07:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by PGamer

The (Open) Homebrew Channel

I was reading the entry for this. Quite interesting, I do really love the homebrew channel because it allow to lunch everything from a single entry. Emulators, USB Loaders, Utilities, and other stuff.

Which bring the Wii U scene there are different entries that is so confusing for the end user. Thanks homebrew channel. You made the Wii my favorite console ever. Dethroning the dreamcast.

Once again thanks :D
Cuban Legend
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(11-23-2016, 07:48 PM)
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anyone had sucess using the official gamecube mic with USB loaded backups? Mario Party 7 detects the mic with Nintendont when plugged in after the game boots, but I cant seem to get the mic to register my voice...

... does GAF know of a game I can use as a benchmark to see if my mic is defective? (and yes I have tried using the mic with the disc version of MP7, same result, detects the mic but doesnt hear me)
Leynos
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(12-08-2016, 08:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by BocoDragon

After 3.5 years I'm finally going to do it: Wii to Wii U transfer.

Of course I'm going to use a BootMii NAND backup to restore everything back onto my Wii once its been transferred.

I've been told that after you restore the Wii, going into the Wii Shop Channel will delete all your games. So how do we deal with that? Just delete/hide the channel?

Bonus question: If I use the Wii U vWii Shop Channel to buy games, can I just load them onto my card, plop them on my Wii, and play them without a hack, as if I had bought it on the Wii Shop Channel on the Wii before I transferred?

Any answers to these two questions? I finally plan to go from my Wii to Wii U, and am wondering the same thing.

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