Any kind of cover flow being developed for WiiU?

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  1. infidelity
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    I tried googling before posting, so I apologize if this has already been discussed/talked about.

    Is there any development in progress, or will be, of a coverflow styled system for selecting content to be loaded? I'm not using loadiine anymore, now that I have a new 1tb dedicated wiiu hdd. I loved the loadiine cover layouts, and loved the Wii loaders such as WiiFlow & USB Loader GX.

    Thanks for any replies regarding this. :-)
     
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    I think nobody will even attempt to do that since games can be installed and played through the wii u menu, sorry :(
     
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    That was my guess, considering the lack of information I could find on the subject. Granted it's eye candy, but the Wii had the same thing where you could install WAD versions of games to its system menu too.

    Thanks for the reply! :-)
     
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    I had another thought.

    Would it be possible to launch a specific rom, from the WiiU Menu?

    Have a channel with a pic of the game as an icon, and when you select it, it shows what system it's for, what year, etc, and then it launches the rom automaticly from, let's say RetroArch?

    This is something along the lines of WiiFlow and it's plug-ins.

    Does this sound possible for the WiiU?
     
  5. WiiuGold

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    You can take the Loadiine gx2 source and maybe try to change the Icons flow to Coverflow , I am still waiting for that , You would need to code some diff stuff
     
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    If I knew how to code other than NES 6502, then I'd be more than happy to contribute. I know all of this homebrew is still fairly new, I hope down the road to see some stuff like I mentioned. :-)
     
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    It can still be kinda relevant to people who have huge SD cards like me and don't wanna plug in an external drive, since (i suppose) installing games on SD card will never be possible
     
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    Yeah, it would be useful to some people (like you), but I still think that (sadly) nobody will create a coverflow for wii u (but loadiine is somewhat a coverflow for sd card games offline)
     
  9. WiiuGold

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    will be for USB very soon :) also

    I use loadiine GX2 for eshop games..
    I am already putting all my eshop on USB FAT32 already .
     
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  10. DinckelMan

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    The WiiU menu is obviously superior, by all means. I'm actually really sad that the memory is so limited and it's not SD card expandable :\
     
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    Yeah, me too (Maybe it could be enabled with some CFW?)
     
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    Perhaps. Perhaps not. I'm just wondering why they didn't do it the same way they did it on the 3DS, where everything is installed on SD except system titles, obviously
     
  13. kornychaos

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    I posted these two on another thread, but it didn't get any attention.
    I'm hoping someone will be able to be able to get the CFW to do the same.


     
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