Do I have my facts straight?

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  1. nloding
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    I used to be in the know and am playing catch-up -- still ... so, I'm just making sure I've read everything correctly. Tell me if and where I go wrong.

    I have a USA launch Wii with an OpenWii flashed ATmega chip in it -- it's flashed to v2.4 which has the SMG fix, DL support, and the GC audiofix. My Wii is currently 3.1U and runs any burned game I've tried just fine. But I want to do VC and WiiWare releases, in addition to any homebrew I think may be cool.

    So, here's what I understand ...

    1) Apply the Twilight Hack
    2) Install the Homebrew Channel
    3) Update to 3.3U
    4) Make sure 1-2 still work
    5) Install any VC/WiiWare games using a WAD Installer.
    6) Still enjoy my current game collection, purchased or otherwise.

    Yes?
     
  2. Zerxer

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    Yep. For WAD Installer, just get the Wad Manager app as it handles both installs and uninstalls.

    Not sure about updating to 3.3U.. a lot of people say to just stay at 3.2 but I'm running 3.3 anyways.
     
  3. Tichinde925

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    If you use a wad installer to install any VC/WiiWare games you already currently own, you will never be able to download those games again for free from the Wii Shop Channel.
     
  4. nloding
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    Why would you install a hacked version of a game you already bought? I understand maybe using a backup disc to prevent scratching or something, but a VC game? That one I don't get.
     
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    Downloadable Content?
     
  6. noobwarrior7

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    never, meaning "never unless someone comes up with a program that lets us sign wad files with all keys from our wii, instead of just the common-key (which is called, fakesigning)"

    we can obtain the keys, just no program uses them

    a lot of people think that nintendo keeps a record of what titles you download, but if this were true, then installing a backed-up wad over a legitimate one would not be an issue, cuz the record would still show you downloaded it.

    am I wrong, anyone?
     
  7. JesseAs

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    DLC's are mostly all the time in save files so that doesnt matter at all
     
  8. Endogene

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    3.2 works just fine
     
  9. JesseAs

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    both 3.2 and 3.3 work just fine [​IMG]
     
  10. noobwarrior7

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    actually, mostly is relative, because all content from FFCC on out, such as GHWT and whatev, will (probably) make use of the content-type (5000100, or whatever?) specifically made for DLC, it is not in-save, but access to it might still be.

    regardless, you likely wouldnt need a modified game wad, which is why the "hacked DLC" versions of FFCC are so faulty
     
  11. JesseAs

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    ok but i have just downloaded a FFCC(only wiiware game a actually bought [​IMG]) savegame with al DLC's (i already bougt like almost everythin it was €35 total some thing then i saw i just could download wads and saves >.
     
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  13. The Frenchman

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    well for anyone who doesn't know/want to install the Homebrew channel you can always use a custom ISO with the wad instasller DOL in it.

    I think starman made a tutorial for this...
     
  14. Melchizedek

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    Instead of creating a new thread, I'll use this one, since I'm in a similar situation: I have a launch-day Wii, and I recently bought a Key-Clip that I will probably flash with the latest Wiikey firmware. My Wii firmware is 3.2U. I'm pretty sure I'll be able to correctly flash my Key-Clip and install it inside my Wii. What I would like to know, however, is:

    1- Should I leave my firmware to 3.2U?
    2- Apart from having smaller ISOs on my hard drive, what exactly are the benefits of using Wiiscrubber?
    3- What are some of the most interesting possibilities of Trucha Signer?
    4- I also bought a Wiikey SD card adapter, and I have a 2GB SD card. What is the best current way to dump rented games onto my computer?

    Thanks!
     
  15. ciper

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    1- Stick with 3.2
    2- Shorter download times for others
    3- Replacing characters in a game (people are doing mods to SSBB already)
    4- Save money and download them? [​IMG]