Freeloader questions

Discussion in 'Nintendo GameCube' started by Snugglevixen, Feb 17, 2015.

  1. Snugglevixen

    Snugglevixen Fox Princess

    Feb 17, 2015
    New Zealand
    My den
    I'm looking at buying a GameCube and a GameBoy Player on a budget and it seems I have the following two options:

    Buy a PAL GameCube, a GameBoy Player, a Japanese GBP disc and a PAL GC Freeloader disc to run the GB Player.

    Buy a Japanese GameCube, GameBoy Player, Japanese GBP disc and Japanese Wii Freeloader disc to run my PAL games.

    My questions are:
    Does Freeloader work for GameBoy Player discs?
    Does a Wii Freeloader disc work on a GC?
    Does it matter what region the GameBoy Player itself is from (e.g. can I use a Japanese GameBoy Player on a PAL console?)
    Is the AC adapter for a GameCube dual voltage or do I have to use a PAL AC adapter?
  2. CosmoCortney

    CosmoCortney Chemtrail Pilot

    Apr 18, 2013
    on the cool side of the pillow
    It should. I can confirm that the Freeloader function of the Action replay that claims to be working on Wii can load the GameBoy Player Startup disk. (I recommend you to get this Action Replay instead, because its Freeloader seems to be more compatible (the actual Freeloader disk fails at loading the american SD Media Launcher on a pal console. But the Action Replay's Freeloader does it quite well))


    I assume the hardware has no regional differences. But I can't confirm this.

  3. Snugglevixen

    Snugglevixen Fox Princess

    Feb 17, 2015
    New Zealand
    My den
    I've gotten the Japanese GC+ GB Player + GB Player disc + JP US region switch preinstalled. I'm currently waiting on a US freeloader.

    I can confirm that the AC adapter isn't dual voltage, but circumcising the Wii AC adapter so that it can fit both a Wii and a GC did the trick.
  4. Aranno

    Aranno Newbie

    Jun 1, 2015
    Just a question regarding the Freeloader, wold the freeloader act as a boot disk?
    i am trying to find a way to softmod it to play snes games on it...
    i got DVD-RW and i burned a swiss image but it doesn't rcognize the disk... my cube's not modded
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