Gamecube Adapter Support and FAQ

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by NWPlayer123, Nov 28, 2014.

  1. NWPlayer123
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    Starting this thread since I'm sure it's going to be a big deal the longer time goes on. This'll be updated as needed (and as questions start rolling in so I can make an FAQ)

    DOWNLOADS:
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    Nintendont (rename to boot.dol)

    Frequently Asked Questions
    Q: Are there patches for Wii games (such as Brawl) to support this?
    A: No. Currently the only support for it on vWii is with Nintendont

    Q: Is it supported by <OS>?
    A: Most likely, yes.
    Windows Driver
    OSX Driver
    Linux Driver

    Q: Does it work with Dolphin?
    A: Yes. Download one of the latest dev builds, it should work on Windows and Linux. OSX isn't currently supported. For more information, see here.
     
  2. aireca

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    Can you reupload the driver, i don't see any links on reddit

    Nevermind is here:
    Code:
    https://bitbucket.org/elmassivo/gcn-usb-adapter/src
     
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    Thank you, should be very helpful
     
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  4. keven3477

    keven3477 Fresh Prince of Lemonade

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    just downloaded this. for those of you having trouble to download click the link for windows driver then click the link of The latest direct link to the installer: and make sure to save it then rename the file extension to .exe for it to work

    ps it does take some time to install so you need to be patient
     
  5. WiiCube_2013

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    Awesome an NGC adapter driver is already available for Windows/Linux!

    Now I feel that the NGC adapter has a lot more value (+ replayability) with this since I can use it on PC too!
     
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  6. keven3477

    keven3477 Fresh Prince of Lemonade

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    trying this with my my halo game I got and it works great just that I need to raise the sensitivity for aiming
     
  7. KIT786

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    Any plans on getting this to work on a Mac OSX? Still waiting for my adapter to be delivered
     
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  8. The Gameboy-cube

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    I'm on mac too, and really want this, but be a tad patient, these two things have happened in the past 3 days, it will take a little bit for some with mac experience and the need (yes its a need lol) for this to get it going. Even the windows version (which came out today) isn't quite there yet, it works but just barely if I understand correctly.
     
  9. rndi

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    Is it possible to get vwii to recognize the gamecube adapter as a valid controller like the original wii did for its own gamecube controller ports?

    If not, is anyone working on atleast getting the adapter to be recognized by any of the usb loading apps, i.e. WiiFlow, USB Loader GX, CFG USB Loader, etc.. so the gamecube controllers can be used in the usb loaders' menus and in any game they boot much like what nintendont has accomplished.

    I'm asking mainly for brawl (PM) with gc controllers hooked to the official wii u gamecube adapter.

    Any or all knowledge shared about this would be much appreciated. :lol:
     
  10. MarssRoxx

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    For noobs like me that need instruction for nintendont, change "loader.dol" to "boot.dol" and place in your nintendont folder. Works like a charm (don't forget to enable hid controller via nintendont options).
     
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  11. sj33

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    So, does the adaptor have to be 'initialised' in a compatible game before is can be used in Nintendont? I have no plans to buy Smash Bros, so it will determine whether or not I buy the adaptor.
     
  12. Kargaroc

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    For Brawl you'd have to rip out the code for the regular GC ports and replace it with code that makes the adapter work. Considering the progress that the Brawl community has made, this should be no problem.
     
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  13. The Gameboy-cube

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    It had to for the first few days, but no, now you just run nintendon't and it initializes the controller itself. (its so much nicer that i don't have to use smash anymore)
     
  14. Bladexdsl

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    also for those don't know you don't have to plug both cable in. the grey cable is for the rumble so if you don't want to use rumble don't plug it in and save a port ^_^
     
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  15. Sakitoshi

    Sakitoshi everything is going according the plan...

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    testing this on Windows 10 technical preview and didn't work. some adjust might need to be done to leave the driver future proof.

    EDIT: to be more precise, vjoy didn't installed correctly, and before you ask, yes I disabled the forced use of signed drivers.
     
  16. rndi

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    So is there any tracked progress on this? like a thread on this forum or other forums?

    I can't seem to find anything related to it through google.
     
  17. NWPlayer123
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    It's only been out for 2 weeks and next to nobody has one if they're sold out nationwide. I don't expect much for a while.
     
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    Luckily new shipments will be arriving soon. Nintendo really didn't expect it to sell that well.
     
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    I was beat to the punch. :-/
     
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    The driver for win32 looks a little round about, I may not have been beaten to the punch!