My teenager had a great Christmas this year, including a Japanese Wii console from his grandparents who were visiting from Japan. We've got it up an running now, no problem getting it online... it thinks we're in Japan though which is kinda funny. Wanna know if its raining in Fukuoka? Anyway, we got the region lock blues. Of course where the Wii games are concerned, I knew when I heard they were bringing it that I'd have to buy imports. But I was hoping all his USA Gamecube games would be able to work, using the Freeloader. Unfortunately our Freeloader is a v.1.0, and is not recognized by the Wii. However, I've read conflicting info online about this ... some claim 1.06B works on their Wii, others claim 1.06b works on their Wii, others are calling B.S.! and saying no version of Freeloader currently works. So, can anyone help me out here? Is there a particular version of Freeloader which you have tested and confirmed really does work on your Wii? Is there some other method for getting around the region lock for GCN games on Wii?? We've got 6-7 japanese GCN games, but over 25 USA GCN games, and while its true they can still be played on our ol' Gamecube, that's not really the point.