Gamecube on Wii

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  1. matrixebiz
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    Hello, anyone have a simple guide for playing burned Gamecube games on a softmodded Wii?
    I downloaded a .GCM Gamecube game image and burned it to DVD using ImgBurn but the Wii just tells me that the Disc is unsupported. Thx
     


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    I believe you have to have a custom MIOS. Your Wii will play burned Wii discs, right?
     
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    I forgot
    You have to have a custom MIOS, a Wii that still supports backup discs, and (obviously) a hacked Wii.
     
  4. matrixebiz
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    I haven't tried burned Wii games as I play all my downloaed Wii games off USB HD. My Wii is a 4.2U.
     
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    System menu doesn't matter, the Wii hardware revision does. Go here and tell us the results. We can then verify whether you can play Backup Discs or not.
     
  6. matrixebiz
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    Ok, I'll have to check when I get back home tonight.
     
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    If you have a suitable Wii drive use NeoGamma
     
  8. Maxternal

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    If you don't have a suitable drive, you'd have to use DML to play backup disk images off of an SD card.
     
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    Use MIOS patcher or install Waninkoko's/WiiGator's cMIOS.
     
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    Ok, my drive is;
    The Wii has a RVL-001(USA) model number and is produced for Mexico/Canada/USA.

    Is this good?
     
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    Ok, my drive is;
    The Wii has a RVL-001(USA) model number and is produced for Mexico/Canada/USA.

    Will my drive support back-ups? Is MIOS Patcher the easiest to install?
    Thanks
     
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    I don't know, you still haven't given me your drive model. It will be above a piechart that will give you the percentage of which drive you may have. Some don't play backups, some do. I won't know until I get that model number.

    Also, is your Wii modded? What guides did you use? What loaders are you using? Install MIOS and then try it in Neogamma.


    EDIT: Also, which game are you trying to play? Some are incompatible. See here for a list.
     
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    Oh, sorry, I thought RVL-001 was the model, I'll check agian. It is a Softmodded 4.3U done a couple years ago. I use Configurable USB loader to play all my Wii games of an external USB HardDrive. The game I'm trying to play is Super Monkey Ball 2 for GameCube.
     
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    If it CAME WITH 4.3U it's new enough that the drive won't be compatible with DVD-R.
    If you updated it from a previous version it's older and there's a chance.

    TYPICALLY, Wii's that were packed with MotionPlus have the newer drive and those that weren't don't but there are some exceptions.

    Edit : also, if you're Wii's not white, there's no way it can read DVD-R disks.
     
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    Ok, is this the info you need?
    DVD drive and chipset features
    Your drive most likely has the following chipset:
    • There is a 75% chance the chipset is GC2-D3-2 (v2) with no drive chip.
    • And there is also a 25% chance the chipset is Combined GC2-D3 with no drive chip.
     
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    D3-2 is the drive that can't read DVD-R disks so there's a 75% chance it CAN'T.
     
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    This means you most likely can't play DVD backups, which means you'll have to DML as linked to on the first page.
     
  18. tedmg09130913

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    As far as I know any wii can have the drive replaced. If an older drive is installed then you should be able to read backup disks. Replacement drives sell for about $40 on amazon.
     
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    Or you could, y'know, use Dios Mios Lite for free? It's in active development, as well as Devolution (Rumoured?) and Dios Mios (Rumoured USB Edition?). ;)
     
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    Confused, so Dios Mios Lite will allow it to read DVD-R's? or do I still need to replace the Drive?