Best Wii modchip?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by Skye07, Dec 8, 2007.

  1. Skye07
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    Heya,

    Seems like my parents are getting a Wii for Xmas so I was wondering what's the best modchip at the moment? Is it still the CycloWiz? I live in Belgium so it's a PAL Wii, with the chip I can play NTSC & NTSC-J games right? (just to make sure). And where is the best place to buy it for Europe? I bought my R4 from 01media but they're pretty expensive.

    Also, can you somehow play N64 games on the Wii? I'd like to play the original Paper Mario ^^


    Tia ^^

    EDIT: Whoops wrong board, please move it to Wii - Hacking.
     
  2. Prime

    Prime GBAtemp Psycho!

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    If your parents are getting a Wii right now for your Christmas you will have D2C.

    That means you have a choice between d2ckey, Argon and WiInfectus

    i say go for the Argon or the WiInfectus. The D2CKey requires you to solder 31 wires!
     
  3. kedest

    kedest GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Modchips make the Wii only partially regionfree. Not all games will work and many will have compatibility issues.
    For N64 games, there is a homebrew emulator that runs in gamecube mode, but it is far from perfect and it will only run a few games. But Paper Mario is available through Nintendo's Virtual Console store, you can buy it for 1000 WiiPoints
     
  4. coolbho3000

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    I highly suggest you tell them to import an NTSC Wii, especially since Brawl's been delayed until summer in the PAL reigon. [​IMG] Also, unless you buy a used Wii you'll need a D2C chip.