GameCube Controller Usage On Wii System Menu?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by Arecaidian Fox, Feb 17, 2015.

  1. Arecaidian Fox
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    The thread title here pretty much have sums it up. Is there some way to use a GCN controller on the system menu?
     
  2. Clarky

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    nope, although you would use a Classic Controller on the System Menu
     
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    That's what I was afraid of. I'm a little tired of swapping between controllers every 5 seconds, lol.
     
  4. psvpwner

    psvpwner GBAtemp Regular

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    What I do is set my Wii to auto boot into The Homebrew Channel that can be controlled fine with the GC controller. This of course requires you to have a modded Wii.
     
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    I do. The issue is that I have forwarders set up on my system menu, so... Would defeat the purpose of having those anyway. What I was hoping is that someone had found a way to trick the Wii into thinking it was a classic/pro controller while on the menu.
     
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    Yeah I was looking for the same thing until I gave up and made it auto boot into HBC :/
    If there is a way though, I'll definitely switch back to the Wii System Menu.
     
  7. Arecaidian Fox
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    Guess I will bump the thread every now and then. Temp's busy hours have wound down, so I'll probably try again tomorrow.
     
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    I installed the Priiloader and set it to autoboot the Homebrew Channel. Much better that way, not only does it allow to use the gamecube controller but the Wii also boots faster, specially since there is no Healthy and Safety notice.
     
  9. Acidflare

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    use USB Loader GX as Autoboot from Priiloader it can use the GC controller, you can access your other forwarders from there too
     
  10. Arecaidian Fox
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    I appreciate the advice, but this one was kind of all or nothing thing for me :P
     
  11. Acidflare

    Acidflare HomeBrew Beta Tester

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    Well you can set usbloader GX to read your system menu forwarders installed to your nand and set it to autoboot from priiloader and have everything there and use a Gamecube controller
     
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    But besides using a Wiimote that's as far as the system menu will go, I don't understand why a CC/CCP works but the nunchuk control stick doesn't work and neither does the gamecube controller.
     
  13. Arecaidian Fox
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    That might be an option... I will have to think on it.
     
  14. Acidflare

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    but other the a USB loader you really have no other options it's either use a USB loader or use the system menu
     
  15. Arecaidian Fox
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    Good thing I use USBLGX then :P
     
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    I don't really care much about the system menu, but I wish there was a way to control Netflix with the gamecube controller. I agree OP, it gets annoying having to switch back and forth.
     
  17. Arecaidian Fox
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    The priiloader + USB Loader GX combo worked well for me. Just make sure you have a nand backup first. But anyway, with this new setup I actually don't even have to touch a Wii Remote unless an application or game requires it.