Check .iso's region before downloading all parts?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by DeMoN, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. DeMoN
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    DeMoN GBAtemp Guru

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    Hi there, I recently download a game and I'm not sure what region it is (I want it to be NTSC, but it could be PAL or J). My question is, can I check the region of the game before I waste 2 days to download the entire thing? The file is split into around 40 parts, so is there a way I can check the region with just 1 part?

    If it helps, there's an "X" after the name of the game.
     
  2. omarroms

    omarroms GBAtemp Regular

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    I don't think there is a way. Can't you tell from the filename? usually the region is on there if not try getting it from another source that tells you the region. or you can just download it and hope it is the right region.
     
  3. syko5150

    syko5150 GBAtemp Syko!

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    problem with that is that so many people will list it as PAL even if its NTSC or vice versa
     
  4. DeMoN
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    DeMoN GBAtemp Guru

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    Thanks for trying to help, but I searched around and apparently it is a PAL game, so damn.
    If anyone cares, this is where I found out. I do find it strange that this is the only game to have an (X) after it.
     
  5. syko5150

    syko5150 GBAtemp Syko!

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    isnt X region free?
     
  6. DeMoN
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    Is it? I have no clue, I just don't want to brick my Wii.
     
  7. syko5150

    syko5150 GBAtemp Syko!

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    i have games on my hard drive from all regions and they play fine
     
  8. TRushInfo

    TRushInfo Banned

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    out of region games mostly work fine, just dont update
     
  9. dsrules

    dsrules GBAtemp Psycho!

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    just google the filename of 1 of your files
     
  10. ddetkowski

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    your not gonna brick your wii by playing backups of other regions.....
    Just dont do a disc update with it, which, if your loading it from a backup loader, it skips the disc updates anyways.........
     
  11. elmariachi

    elmariachi GBAtemp Regular

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    I thought X lettered games where EU (PAL) multi 6 instead of multi 5

    have to agree NTSC/NTSC-J games can run on PAL and vice versa without any problems on the right backup loaders, just don't do a disk update.

    and if you rly want to be safe run it thru good old regionfrii to change the ISO regio, has worked for me all the time back in the days
     
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