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Since I get errors when trying to run Convert2vWii v1.4 (possibly because I'm using a Windows OS that's older than Win10?), I managed to get a friend of mine with a Win10 PC to run the "Genplus GX - SEGA - IOS58 v11b" forwarder WAD through Convert2vWii for me, and I can confirm that it works great on vWii:

For reference, this is the original non-vWii Wii console WAD:

And to clarify, I was getting an error whenever I tried installing the existing "GensPlus" WAD from the giant list on the previous page.
 
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By the way SkurtSkurt the genesis gx forwarder gives me a error ret = 4100 message and fixe94 genesis gx ios58 vwii forwarder does not give me that install error.
 

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hi, is there a WiiMednafen forwarder WAD for the vWii of Wii U? I can't find one.

I've never seen one, not to say there isn't one. the only system I've played mednafen on is the 360. it's one of the few good homebrews on that system. I think people prefer retroarch though (not sure if that's on the wii u as I don't usually use emulators, just vc).
 
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I've never seen one, not to say there isn't one. the only system I've played mednafen on is the 360. it's one of the few good homebrews on that system. I think people prefer retroarch though (not sure if that's on the wii u as I don't usually use emulators, just vc).
well, i'm lokking for a WiiMednafen for the vWii of Wii U since i'm interested in making a custom Single ROM Loader for WiiMednafen since this emulator is the only one for play Virtual Boy, PC-FX and other systems. Here the games run at an acceptable speed. I know RA has this emu but it's still a bit slow, so i prefer using the standalone version of this one.

But, any WiiMednafen forwarder for vWii is appreciated :)
 
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yeah, mednaefen and retroarch -- it's mostly about what cores you want. I encountered a couple bugs in the one on the 360. one was one of the stages in mega man x one would just suddenly be beaten at a certain point. the dev behind it said it couldn't be fixed due to the base core it was using (some bug with it). then, there was a gameboy bug of some sort that I forgot what it did, but those are the only two I encountered. it was far better than the standalone emulators on the 360, that's for sure. ;)
 
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well, i'm lokking for a WiiMednafen for the vWii of Wii U since i'm interested in making a custom Single ROM Loader for WiiMednafen since this emulator is the only one for play Virtual Boy, PC-FX and other systems. Here the games run at an acceptable speed. I know RA has this emu but it's still a bit slow, so i prefer using the standalone version of this one.

But, any WiiMednafen forwarder for vWii is appreciated :)

Hello,

look here ==>https://gbatemp.net/download/convert2vwii.37159/
 

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@jeannotte i've heard that someone tried that and it crashed at black screen.

I've also tried that by injecting @mastershoes' WiiMednafen forwarder dol in a WAD with comex NAND Loader and it crashed at code dump error.

Latest forwarder for WiiMednafen for Wii by @mastershoes uses Waninkoko's Nandloader for load the forwarder properly without any code dump error, i extracted the WAD contents and i saw that the Nandloader is stored in 00000002.app, and the forwarder DOL is stored in 00000001.app.

According to @FIX94, this is the rule for use tiny vWii NAND Loader, which @JoostinOnline's Convert2vWii uses:

The usage is quite easy, just grab the precompiled app file from the downloads section, extract your wad using wadmii or whatever, replace the 00000001.app with this one, repack the wad and enjoy! Oh, and this way requires having the real dol you want to load as 00000002.app, customizemii sets it up like that by default, so forwarders built with customizemii should always have those two app files.

Those stats says that the tiny vWii NAND Loader only works with WADs that use comex NAND Loader, NOT Waninkoko NAND Loader.

So, i'm still seeking for help. Help??? :(

Thanks
 

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@SaulFabre
I have this with incorporated dol in the wad
the wiimednafen folder should not be placed in the app directory
if you are interested it is here
 

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@SaulFabre
I have this with incorporated dol in the wad
the wiimednafen folder should not be placed in the app directory
if you are interested it is here
thanks but that's a complete channel, i'm interested in a WiiMednafen forwarder becuase i want to make a channel that calls to WiiMednafen which loads a single rom in the arguments of meta.xml... :P

But anyways thanks for helping me :)
 

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Hi guys

Since i couldn't find a working vWii forwarder of WiiMednafen i decided to make one, using latest revision r2 of the tiny vWii NAND Loader by @FIX94, replacing the 00000002.app file inside WAD. I will attach here in this post.
It forwards to:
SD:/apps/wiimednafen/boot.dol
SD:/apps/wiimednafen/boot.elf
USB:/apps/wiimednafen/boot.dol
USB:/apps/wiimednafen/boot.elf


Credits to @mastershoes for the original forwarder (WiiMednafen 2nd Edition), @FIX94 for the vWii NAND Loader r2, @RunningSnakes for testing it and everyone who collaborates in the scene, and you of all for using it.
 

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Since I get errors when trying to run Convert2vWii v1.4 (possibly because I'm using a Windows OS that's older than Win10?)
@Nintendo Maniac Convert2vWii i see it's a little deprecated, it is only compatible with Windows 10 (and maybe Windows 8.1?), and some features are missing on it.

I've made an "improved" version of Convert2vWii recently, it's called WiiForwarder2vWii, try it out, it's much better than Convert2vWii, because it is compatible with Windows OS since Windows Vista (Win 7/8/8.1/10 are also compatible), it supports most original Wii forwarder WADs which use both comex/Waninkoko Nandloaders, and uses the latest version of the tiny vWii NAND Loader (r2) from @FIX94.
You can get it here: https://gbatemp.net/download/wiifor...wii-u-forwarder-converter-beta-version.37254/

A small blog post for explain a bit about why WiiForwarder2vWii was created: https://gbatemp.net/entry/my-all-ne...he-spiritual-successor-of-convert2vwii.19401/

Greetings ;)
 
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Also those genesis plus forwarders dont work.the first one refuses to install and the alternative one gets stuck at loading dol after i launch it.
Here you go, look at the attached files, take the vWii version if you want to use in Wii U in vWii mode.

Genesis Plus GX forwarder forwards to:
sd:/apps/genplus-gx/boot.dol
sd:/apps/genplusgx/boot.dol
usb:/apps/genplus-gx/boot.dol
usb:/apps/genplusgx/boot.dol


Wii WAD: https://gbatemp.net/attachments/wii-genesis-plus-gx-v11b-id-sega-ios58-saulfabreg-zip.277339/
vWii WAD: https://gbatemp.net/attachments/vwii-genesis-plus-gx-v11b-id-sega-ios58-saulfabreg-zip.277337/

That WiiXplorer forwarder keeps booting me back to my vwii menu when i try to use the loader and i have the folder for the app named exactly that.how can i fix this?
Also here at the attached files, take the vWii version if you want to use in Wii U in vWii mode.

WiiXplorer forwarder forwards to:
sd:/apps/WiiXplorer/boot.dol
usb:/apps/WiiXplorer/boot.dol


Wii WAD: https://gbatemp.net/attachments/wii-wiixplorer-v3-id-wiix-ios58-saulfabreg-zip.277340/
vWii WAD: https://gbatemp.net/attachments/vwii-wiixplorer-v3-id-wiix-ios58-saulfabreg-zip.277338/

Hope these work ;)

@SaulFabre
 

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  • (Wii) Genesis Plus GX - v11b - ID SEGA - IOS58 - saulfabreg.zip
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  • (Wii) WiiXplorer - v3 - ID WIIX - IOS58 - saulfabreg.zip
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what I loaded and for vWii
look again at my post...
i attached the WAD files of both Wii and vWii versions of WiiXplorer & Genesis Plus GX ;)
Here you go, look at the attached files, take the vWii version if you want to use in Wii U in vWii mode.

Genesis Plus GX forwarder forwards to:
sd:/apps/genplus-gx/boot.dol
sd:/apps/genplusgx/boot.dol
usb:/apps/genplus-gx/boot.dol
usb:/apps/genplusgx/boot.dol


Wii WAD: https://gbatemp.net/attachments/wii-genesis-plus-gx-v11b-id-sega-ios58-saulfabreg-zip.277339/
vWii WAD: https://gbatemp.net/attachments/vwii-genesis-plus-gx-v11b-id-sega-ios58-saulfabreg-zip.277337/

Also here at the attached files, take the vWii version if you want to use in Wii U in vWii mode.

WiiXplorer forwarder forwards to:
sd:/apps/WiiXplorer/boot.dol
usb:/apps/WiiXplorer/boot.dol


Wii WAD: https://gbatemp.net/attachments/wii-wiixplorer-v3-id-wiix-ios58-saulfabreg-zip.277340/
vWii WAD: https://gbatemp.net/attachments/vwii-wiixplorer-v3-id-wiix-ios58-saulfabreg-zip.277338/

Hope these work ;)

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Here you go, look at the attached files, take the vWii version if you want to use in Wii U in vWii mode.

Genesis Plus GX forwarder forwards to:
sd:/apps/genplus-gx/boot.dol
sd:/apps/genplusgx/boot.dol
usb:/apps/genplus-gx/boot.dol
usb:/apps/genplusgx/boot.dol


Wii WAD: https://gbatemp.net/attachments/wii-genesis-plus-gx-v11b-id-sega-ios58-saulfabreg-zip.277339/
vWii WAD: https://gbatemp.net/attachments/vwii-genesis-plus-gx-v11b-id-sega-ios58-saulfabreg-zip.277337/


Also here at the attached files, take the vWii version if you want to use in Wii U in vWii mode.

WiiXplorer forwarder forwards to:
sd:/apps/WiiXplorer/boot.dol
usb:/apps/WiiXplorer/boot.dol


Wii WAD: https://gbatemp.net/attachments/wii-wiixplorer-v3-id-wiix-ios58-saulfabreg-zip.277340/
vWii WAD: https://gbatemp.net/attachments/vwii-wiixplorer-v3-id-wiix-ios58-saulfabreg-zip.277338/

Hope these work ;)

@SaulFabre
@matto21 do my forwarders work for you?
 
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