WiiFlow - an open source GUI USB-Loader

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by zorglub07, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. modbrain

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    i spent like up to 3 weaks every evening figuring shits out :gun:
     
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  2. Metoroid0

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    so after that i can click on a lets say wario land 4 GBA rom cover and the game starts, no entering emulator etc...?

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    I know your pain x)
     
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  3. Sonic Angel Knight

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    What? :wtf:
    NO, you start the VBA GX emulator from wiiflow and load your rom. JUST LIKE EMULATORS DO.
     
  4. Metoroid0

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    But i dont want that. i can already do that, thats why i mention plugins, where i can have emulator games in one place withot needing to enter emulator...

    no emulators, programs, just click on game and play it. just like wii games.

    I was just wondering are plugins regular emulator dol files or are they modified for wiiflow specificly?

    Also some plugins are outdated, for example gba emulator plugin i older version than gba emulator i have in apps folder...
     
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  5. fledge68

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    wow! are you guys that stupid? does anyone use google anymore? theres this website i made a few years ago called the wiiflowiki that explains everything about wiiflow plugins. if you googled wiiflow plugins i sure it comes up. and its even mentioned on Abz's masterpiece thread and website.
    yes - go to the wiiflowiki link in my sig to read all about them.

    plugins are not an outdated concept. and not a way to replace the HBC. plugins were to allow you to view all you emulator games with there box covers via wiiflow coverflow interface. then when you started a game it starts the emulator which autoboots the game. you sir if you don't know what you are talking about and you clearly don't then you need not bother to try and answer peoples questions.
     
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    oh cool, thanks!

    Well no, its not about being stupid, its just that i use google whole day and im still confused. so i want to find someone who i can ask what i'm confused about. There is just no specific answer to some of my specific questions i want to ask, so i ask...

    He was actually right when he said outdated..but not concept, , but the emulator it self in wiiflow is outdated, the plugin i mean...
     
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    I wasn't sure what the idea or deal was about plugins, but thank you for explaining it.
     
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    Try it, its really cool ^^ although, i wonder if there are updated eplugins.... but they work fine anyway :)
     
  9. Sonic Angel Knight

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    No thanks, I hardly use my wii for emulators. On very rare occasions I have in the past when I wasn't able to use anything else but I have many things to use it on now especially my android tv. I don't have a problem of loading a emulator and then rom like I always have.
     
  10. fledge68

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    Yes some plugins are a little outdated. The retro arch ones you can just download from retro arch and replace the ones you have if you name them the same. I may explain more tomorrow. Sorry if i was a little rude. Thats not my usual self.
     
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    its ok. Hey, so..i was wondering if you can just tell meesential files for one game/emulator to work... i figured its:

    1. Box covers (full with front, back, spine)
    sd/wiiflow.boxcovers/snes9xgx/supermario.sfc.png
    (this is where all box cover images go)

    2. Cache folder (for faster loading)
    sd/wiiflow/cache/snes9xgx/super mario.sfc.wfc
    (thats boxcovers cache folder. i had hard time figuring out why my boxcovers appear when i deleted them, so i deleted cache and its ok now)
    (this is cache so it wont load every time when entering)

    3. Plugins folder (folder where all plugins, or emulators are stored in .dol format, along side with music in .ogg format, configuration ".ini" files that can be edited as text file)
    sd/wiiflow/plugins/.....

    4. Roms (place where all games go)
    sd/snes9xgx/roms/super mario.sfc
    (i know i can change path in .ini file in "sd/wiiflow/plugins/" folder)

    Thats all i figured out for now... tit i miss somethnig esential for one emulator to work properly and to display covers?

    There are also other folders, but idk how important they are, cause i want to make order on my SD so....

    To be honest, i only need few stuff, but my sd is loaded when i copied all the crap!

    I dont need pc, dosbox, spectrum an those shit...i just need snes, genesis, nes, gba wii, gc and thats it...and nand... but i have bunch files nad folders when i copied wiiflow to sd that i honestly dont know what is imnportand and what does do what in here..its a mess of a loader, but its nice..it has bugs here and there but its ok....

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    I have problem when i select snes, i set up snes games to be on side, i mean cove is on side, but when i ented it constantly shows upright position of boxarts..i must manually select 1 on wiimote to find side position...and it wont save my choice for snes... in wii and gc screen its all cool, boxes are upright, and in genesis emu, but in snes emu they show other arangement...how can i save individual arangements?
     
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    For the side covers if you are using the source menu then you need to edit the source btn by adding or changing emuflow= to the correct number for the flow on its side.

    Or you can use wiiflow lite which does it automatically. But i dont make things even more confusing for you.
     
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    yup..you did xD

    is there some video, or idk if i was explaining my problem good enough... i already turned boxes in horisontal position for snes games, thats fine, but when i exit and enter it shows different arangement, than i must manually select that arangement i set up earlier, for horisontal box cover orientations with button 1, and its every time i select snes games.

    oh also i cant get genesis box covers to show..i did everything exactly the same as snes but i dont see them....

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    Wiiflow is so complicated and broken and im so pissed....i better not tell anything now... idk why the **** did they made it so darn complicated...
     
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    Go to global settings (push the home button) and search a setting called "Themes" - then you can select "Abz Theme"

    This will change the snes to standart sideways. The position of how the games are displayed only save for Wii, GameCube & Nand (i think) the other games - emulator & stuff, if you want to change these you have to take the way above from fledge68.

    BUT all this is better written on the info page of fledge68 in his signature. Read the thing, start to combine stuff, trubleshoot & don't give up.
     
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    Simple question- do you use the source menu? Which means do you press B to bring up the screen with the boxes of different game systems?

    If so you should know the source menu can be customized to your liking. Which means you can add n remove those boxes and put them in any order. If the box button is for a plugin then you can also set the emuflow layout to use when you select that button.

    Emuflow layouts tell wiiflow how to display the covers on screen. Usually only one or two of those layouts tell wiiflow to display the center cover on its side. You have to know the number of those layouts and use one when you use the snes source button box.

    If you are using the mastermod pack it is designed and set up to use carbonik abz theme. Just switch to that theme and you shouldnt have to edit the source menu.
     
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    Hi, this is my first post. I wanted to know if anyone can help me, I use mplayer plug-in does wiiflow, for me can not get continues play the video, somebody knows how to do it? Thank you. Sorry for my bad English.
     
  17. aarti

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    I have a weird problem. I have 3 gamecube games on my SD card, but only 2 of them are detected by Wiiflow. Nintendont detects all of them. What's the problem?

    fixed, just had to reload the cache
     
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  18. ximenin

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    Hi there!

    I've just upgraded my old usb 2.0 500gb hdd to a 1tb usb3 (wd). Everything was working fine till now, using an old Wiiflow version with waninkoko's cios (yes, wii has been collecting dust for years till my kids decided to give it a second chance)

    As the new hard drive was not detected, I upgraded to wiiflow 4.2.1, cios d2x v10 beta 53 at ios 250, FAT32 partitioned... but not charging anymore. Wiiflow plays ok, but hangs after trying to play the game, and it stucks at white bar screen, just loading 1/10 of the bar.

    Games play nice with USB Loader GX (old version...), but I prefer wiiflow home screen

    Any suggestion about what could be failing?

    Thanks!!
     
  19. DarthDub

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    Any chance on updating this so it works on Wii U via Wii VC injection with Gamepad support?
     
  20. fledge68

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    try starting wiiflow and goto settings then startup settings and set force cios on and set the cios to 250. also i believe d2x cios beta 52 works better then 53.

    does wiiflow work on wii u via wii VC without gamepad support? i haven't heard anyone confirm it works via wii vc injection. and if it doesn't then it may be due to the savegame wiiflow uses for bootup.
     
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