GBA loader for Wii?

Discussion in 'Wii - Emulation and Homebrew' started by tengusoldier, Sep 4, 2009.

  1. tengusoldier
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    tengusoldier GBAtemp Regular

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    So, my friend just installe dthe hombre channel for teh first time and she wants to play GBA games, the emulator is Visual Boy Advance GX but we don't know what exaclty to do since she read it needs a loadr but no loadr came with the rar file, any help on what exaclty we need?
     
  2. nicky041192

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    howto get it working:
    learn to spell.
    there IS a readme... i think your supposed to read it.
     
  3. xzxero

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    vbagx does not support RAR
    it supports ZIP tho
     
  4. HostileJava

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    So you have a rar file that contains the visualboyadvancegs program for the wii and you don't know what to do with it? Really? Ok, try installing winrar and extracting the contents of the file. If you are passed this step, then you should be able to figure out how to start the emulator from the homebrew channel using the readme file.
     
  5. mikeyt1998

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    dont be a twat, not everyone can speak english when they're from mexico.


    also, vbagx supports zip, not rar. so as the above comment says, just take the files out of the .rar file, place them in a folder on your SD card (x:/vba/roms) works best because it is the default directory.

    so, make a folder on you sd card called VBA, then inside that make a folder called roms, then put all your gameboy advance roms and zip files into that folder.

    simple [​IMG]
     
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  7. hvsep

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    I get a white screen when my ROMs load.
     
  8. Jacobeian

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    that's usually what happen with bad roms, make sure the file type is .gb, .gbc, Igba or a zip with that kind of file inside.
    There are also a bunch of bad dumps on the internet which would fail in any emulator
     
  9. hvsep

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    I was using a GBA ROM. :\ It loads fine on an emulator on my comp.
     
  10. twarek

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    how i can save the game in that vbagx? i was playing pokemon red last night, i save many times, and when i switch on the game today i have to start again from the begenning.I saw the vbagx menu and theres a save or load icon.But its saying that could not save the file.I check and i got the folder called roms and saves
    apps/vbagx/roms and saves in roms folder i got pokemon red and in saves should save my game.anyone know any better gb or gba emulator on Wii?I wanna play some good rpg pokemon game
     
  11. julz1

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    just wondering do you constantly update your version of vbagx and the save folder should be in the vbagx folder beside the rom folder not inside it
    just clearing that up if its not the case

    if you hit home you can click save state which always works for me btw changing or renaming the file if it doesnt match the save file it will not work
     
  12. jalaneme

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    don't waste your time with VBA GX you cannot save and the developer has no intention of fixing it either.
     
  13. Eves

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    Setted VBAGX up today:

    - Extracted .rar to SD (apps - apps/vbgax)

    Read something in readme.txt about making your own maps: roms + saves and so I did: apps/vbgax/roms - apps/vbgax/saves.

    - Extracted game .gb to SD (apps/vbgax/roms)

    I enter HBC, open up vbgax and instantly get a error that no games are found, alltho I can manually select it in the roms map, weird.
    I also can not save, if anyone knows the solution I would like to know, gonna try some stuff myself tomorrow when I got time.

    TIA
     
  14. roku93

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    It's not SD://apps/vbagx/roms
    SD://vbagx/roms is correct. Though the .dol still has to be in apps. You're card structure should look something like this:

    Code:
    SD:// (root)
    >apps
    ÂÂ>vbagx
    ÂÂÂÂ>boot.dol
    ÂÂÂÂ>meta.xml
    ÂÂÂÂ>icon.png
    >vbagx
    ÂÂ>roms (place all your roms here)
    ÂÂ>saves
     
  15. Eves

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    Thanks =)