Black and White games in GeckoOS

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  1. mariomaniac33
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    When I try to boot my backup PAL Mario Kart Wii (Brickblocked and Original) in GeckoOS 1.6, it always boots in black and white. My wii is NTSC. Is there any way to get around this problem? I've tried forcing PAL60, NTSC, and using the vidtv patch, and none of them work. Does anyone know what I can do to fix this problem (besides getting an NTSC copy)?
     
  2. Lumstar

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    Is your TV set PAL or NTSC? Most TVs sold in the US do not support PAL input properly, if at all.

    Unlike Europe where finding sets capable of both is easy.

    It's also possible the US model Wii doesn't allow PAL video modes. I know the US PS3 doesn't.
     
  3. mariomaniac33
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    I can boot the game directly and play it in color if I boot it through the wii menu. If I boot it though GeckoOS, it boots in black and white. By the way, I have an NTSC 3.2U wii with a 1.9s wiikey. Any ideas?

    The bottom line is, I want to be able to boot Mario Kart Wii once I update to 3.3U (I plan on getting Wario Land: The Shake Dimension when it comes out). Both of my compies (Original and Brick Blocked) are PAL yet I don't think I'll be able to boot either of them once I update.
     
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    Do you set the tv settings by GeckoOS into your one?

    Load the new GeckoOs. There's a colorfix version out now!

    Just look into the GeckoOS Channel Thread!
     
  5. jan777

    jan777 motion control..? srsly? so 2008. 3DS is teh bombz

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    or in my sig

    this is not yet fully compatible in all games so some may not boot

    usa forced to pal doesnt seem to work still

    nuke said so in his forums
     
  6. mariomaniac33
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    Great! Thanks guys! The version I downloaded didn't have the color fix like I thought it did. Once I downloaded the color fix, bam! It worked! Now I just need to see about getting the Mario Kart Channel working (as if it really matters). I just need to figure out how to put a content.bin file into a wad file. I already have blaze's wad packer. Is there anything complex that I need to do? Once I have the wad, I was going to use freethewads on it, and reinstall it on my wii.
     
  7. jan777

    jan777 motion control..? srsly? so 2008. 3DS is teh bombz

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    not going to work you are better off downloading it

    looks like pal to ntsc(j) works quite great
     
  8. Lumstar

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    Why would you download the PAL versions of such games after the NTSC ones are already out, if you're using an NTSC system? That doesn't make sense...
     
  9. jan777

    jan777 motion control..? srsly? so 2008. 3DS is teh bombz

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    i think mario kart pal came out first

    i dunno but for someone like me, who gets to "buy games", i sometimes get pal versions
     
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    Mario Kart Wii PAL came out about 2 or 3 weeks before the NTSC-U version came out. I wanted to play the game before it came out, which is why I got the PAL version. I remember beating it with 10 days to spare to play on wifi before the game officially came out. [​IMG]
     
  11. Livin in a box

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    Mario Kart Wii came out in Europe first, then Japan then the US. How about it? Us Europeans getting a game first...

    The MKWii Channel is pointless anyway, but if you really want it, then...er, i'm sure there's a .wad file of it somewhere.