Do you think it's time to just give up Wii hacking?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by caffolote, Nov 13, 2009.

  1. Yes

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  2. No

    0 vote(s)
  1. caffolote

    caffolote GBAtemp Fan

    Jul 26, 2008
    United States
    As some of you may know, Nintendo shut down Yafaze. I was a global moderator there (Marth5454). Because of the whole NSMB leakage and everything, Wii hacking is now getting harder and harder. NSMB only works on USB Loaders and not by disc. Also, with 4.2 released and more to come, I think it's just time for everyone to just stop pirating high exclusive Wii games. What do you think?
  2. FenrirWolf

    FenrirWolf GBAtemp Psycho!

    Nov 19, 2008
    United States
    Sandy, UT
    Modding the wii is entertaining in and of itself. One can still mod the console without leaking high-profile releases
  3. illinialex24

    illinialex24 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    May 26, 2009
    United States
    The Midwest
    Why do I agree with you so often? Thats exactly what I was going to say.
  4. Matt93

    Matt93 GBAtemp Fan

    Nov 14, 2008
    United States
  5. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my's over 9000!!!

    Nov 17, 2008
    well they havn't shut down gbatemp [​IMG]
    and anyway N shut down Yafaze cos KG leaked smbw they were pissed and wanted revenge and how did they find out he runs it? cos their IN HERE! every1 thinks N are a kind, kiddy company who won't do any harm but the truth is their EVIL!
  6. Szalkow

    Szalkow RawkSD Cheerleader

    Jul 9, 2009
    United States
    I'm sure the closure of Yafaze has hit you hard, but the homebrew/hacking/piracy scene is still alive and thriving. The new protection on NSMB was a stumbling block, but it was defeated very easily and you can't expect every future game to include this same protection (there are still games being released with 002, for chrissakes). Remember when Ghostbusters was considered the be-all end-all of anti-piracy?

    4.2 was a failure. Yes, it was a very direct attempt by Nintendo to defeat piracy and homebrew, but it took less than a week for 4.2-safe methods to pop up for everything. They can't patch Indiana Pwns or Stack Smash. Things may get a little tougher from here on out, but Wii hacking is far from over.

    Also, maybe if Yafaze didn't tag the NSMBW release as "NSMBW Team Yafaze" it wouldn't be in this spot. There's something to be said for subtlety.
  7. leemufc

    leemufc GBAtemp Regular

    Oct 19, 2008
    busby land
    i got the feeling the wii ninjas are watching me!!!!!! [​IMG]
  8. DarkFocus

    DarkFocus GBAtemp Regular

    Jun 26, 2009
    Those 2 yes votes most have been nintendo [​IMG]
  9. Slimmmmmm

    Slimmmmmm GBAtemp MoNkEeE

    Nov 1, 2007
    the land of lol
    Well tbh Yafaze made up under 0.1% of Wii sites so it's not that bad. I know you were staff there and I've had a few sites myself that were shut down for various reasons so I can see how gutted you feel.

    You are blowing it out of proportion in your mind and in time you will see that "shit happens"
    One of my forum mods spent thousands of hours doing things to one day "lose it all" but this is why you learn to keep backups, make friends and travel light online.

    I hope you don't take what I'm saying as any type of insult because I think you (and the other staffers) did a great thing.

    Maybe Yafaze needs a new direction...hear me out.

    What if Yafaze stayed as a community ?

    Get an irc channel (
    Redo the guides as .doc or .pdf
    Get all the IOS/wads etc and upload them to lots of public torrent trackers, naming accordingly and updating each week.
    Upload these torrents on some private sites too and frequent their forums also.

    Or accept "defeat"

    You topic is a bit OTT imho, but I understand your frustration.

    If you and kong etc decide to give it another go from a different angle, let me know by pm here and I'm sure to be able to help out with a lot of things.
    If you decide enough is enough, well don't let it get to you at the end of the day it aint "real life".

    Good luck with whatever you decide.
  10. TRushInfo

    TRushInfo Banned

    Jun 13, 2009
    United States
    i think youre on your own, If i could never run another new backup again, id still never buy it. you can stop piraing if you want to tho, leave us out of it. Ive never seen the site which u speak of anyway so no big loss
  11. damysteryman

    damysteryman I am too busy IRL these days...

    Oct 4, 2007
    Hell no!

    So, Nintendo have closed down one site, one very good site, but that doesn't mean that we should just stop.

    I agree with FenrirWolf. Wii hacking is fun.

    Nintendo cannot stop us. I've seen so many cIOSCORP v3.5 torrents floating around it's not funny.

    And the ability to get the wii to do everything it should have done in the first place + more makes things even better.

    I'm not going to stop.

    P.S. "Hi Nintendo. You've lost the wii battle. better luck next time, with another console maybe? See ya!"
  12. raiderscrusade

    raiderscrusade GBAtemp Fan

    Jun 30, 2009
    I too was a member of YaFaze and am quite disappointed to find out it was closing!

    If you have any contact with Kongs or any other members, please let me know via PM!

    If you manage to get YaFaze built up again - please let me know via PM!!!

    Thankyou mate, I'll miss YaFaze!
  13. yuyuyup

    yuyuyup GBAtemp Psycho!

    Apr 30, 2006
    United States
    USA MTN timezone
    fuck that hack the wii till wii 2 comes out

    what kind of lameass post is this anyways, why the fuck would you give up, is this why hackers can't fuck with the ps3, cause they're too damn lazy ?
  14. TRushInfo

    TRushInfo Banned

    Jun 13, 2009
    United States
    i second that yup, this is a stupid post, and I think the poster should give up wii hacking sites because he cant keep from posting garbage. He says stop pirating high exclusive wii games, so that means he only pirates the shitty games? And to think this guy got everyone convinced to stop what a guy. Who goes to a fucking wii hacking site and says STOP HACKING
  15. rasputin

    rasputin GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Mar 7, 2008
    United States
    Big N's big holiday effort this year is 1 solitary 2d early nineties style platformer.. but not as good.

    Last years big holdiay releases were 'animal crossing' and 'wii music'

    I voted yes because it's not even worth hacking.
  16. Pete666

    Pete666 GBAtemp Regular

    Nov 12, 2009
    harder and harder.. are you serious
  17. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

    May 6, 2009
    United States
    The Danger Zone
    You're saying we should give up Wii hacking because NSMB was slightly bitchy to crack? Oh please. If that was the issue, Wii hacking would be dead off the start line because of Super Mario Galaxy.

    It was fixed in what, two days? Sure, it doesn't work with purely softmodded disc loaders, but a good portion of people use USB Loaders or have a modchip. Give it time and odds are it'll eventually work on disc loaders, too.

    4.2 was released and sure, it wipes your Wii of homebrew, but you can still hack it. I think Indian Pwns works with it, IDK about Bannerbomb or Smashstack. And system menus never stopped Wii hackers. Many of them don't download them at all. It's one of the first things you're told to NOT do when you softmod a Wii.

    Nintendo has showed us time and time again that no matter the anti-piracy techniques, they can be circumvented. And for the record, what the fuck is Yafaze?
  18. Chesskid1

    Chesskid1 GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 18, 2009
    United States
    one thing that really annoys me is people start calling nintendo EVIL because they try to stop piracy?? wtf do you expect them to do? let you copy their games with no fight whatsoever and get $0 for all their hard work they put into a game?

    OH MAN! Nintendo is SO EVIL!! trying to stop people from PIRATING GAMES! OH MAN WHAT A BAD COMPANY! DAMN YOU NINTENDO for shutting down a forum dedicated on how to pirate WII GAMES and download them for free!! OMG!

    come on people, get real.

    (please disregard if you buy all your games and you just want to use a USB loader for convience but probably 1% of wii homebrew users do this)
  19. Knyaz Vladimir

    Knyaz Vladimir 3DS Hacker

    Apr 18, 2009
    Uhhhhhhhhh... what is Yafaze?

    Anyway, Nintendo 4.2U was hell to crack. We will surrender to Nintendo, like with the DSi. We are being defeated from all sides, half of us are dead and I do not even have a USB larger than 2GB!!!
  20. TRushInfo

    TRushInfo Banned

    Jun 13, 2009
    United States

    this may even be stupider than the original post. especially the disregard warning lol, who gives a shit