Automatically Install and Move Wads to Memory Card?

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  1. sQlALLstar
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    I find WADS work better (and look better) than their emulated counterparts...

    Is there a quick and easy way to install wads either
    Directly to SD card in bulk
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    install on to Wii, then mass move? I've looked and cannot find how..
     
  2. naddel81

    naddel81 GBAtemp Maniac

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    look better than emulated? have you ever seen a 1080p N64 image?
     
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    I don't emulate N64 - I just mean, I prefer the clean look of the Tiles on the Wii and the confidence in certain games to work 100 percent when they don't always emulated (without some modifications)...
     
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    what games exactly can you not emulate properly?
    and no: I do not know a way of installing wads to SD, sorry.
     
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    Some NEGEO games seem to run more poor when using the emulator versus a wad of the actual eshop game - I think I can move a WAD to the SD - but I don't want to do them one by one. IE - I want a screen of wads, and the top - 50 - 100 games I would play and be done with it - it also would help some people in my family make it easier.
     
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    which emulator do you mean? you mean emulated on wii vs. wad? that's a no brainer, of course.
    but emulated on PC in 1080p is a no brainer either! for retro gaming, I would NOT use the low powered wii or Wii U. get a decent htpc and play your games on that or use steam link.
     
  7. GreyWolf

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    If you're referring to EmuNAND/NEEK they run the same way. There is nothing special applied to the title other than redirecting the read/write functions to SD or USB instead of NAND.

    No, there's isn't a bulk mover as that's part of the system menu.
     
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    I think he wasn't referring to emuNAND, but emulators on wii. and those run (of course) worse than on a powerful PC hardware.
     
  9. Cyan

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    I think emuNAND is what you should look at.

    It's a way to install WADs to SD card :)
    you don't need to install + move, it's installed on a copy of the Wii located on SD.
    The console redirects its memory access to SD, and use the SD card as if it was its own internal memory, allowing you few GB of memory instead of 512MB.

    There are two type of NAND redirection :
    one done by the cIOS (if you use USBLoaders, you should already know about that), it's a "live" redirection. the game is redirected in real time. To use that mode and launch games, you need a loader.

    The second one is done with Neek. It's reloading the console in a full redirected environment, the internal memory is NEVER accessed, and the console don't even know theres a redirection occuring. All the SD card is acting as the internal memory. to use this mode and launch game, you use the official Wii system menu. it's more natural.

    You should read this guide I wrote if you are interesting :
    https://gbatemp.net/posts/6592730
     
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