Getting started with

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by starwarsfan541, Aug 17, 2012.

Aug 17, 2012

Getting started with by starwarsfan541 at 3:44 PM (585 Views / 0 Likes) 12 replies

  1. starwarsfan541
    OP

    Newcomer starwarsfan541 Advanced Member

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2012
    Messages:
    65
    Country:
    United States
    Ive had my wiis hacked for a while and after playing with Devolution, I decided I wanted to play backup wii games, so my questions are how big is the average game and certain games in particular including-
    Wii Fit plus
    Brawl
    Mario Party 9

    Wii has bootmii as boot2 and wannioko ciosrev21 I believe installed in slot 236

    Also, hoy big of a drive should I get and what brand.

    Sorry for the topic title I didnt finish it before I hit enter
     
  2. Tom Bombadildo

    Contributor Tom Bombadildo Honk!

    pip
    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2009
    Messages:
    8,838
    Location:
    I forgot
    Country:
    United States
    Wii games vary in size depending on what format it's in. Uncompressed Wii ISOs will be 4.37GB if they're DVD5 and 7.92 I think if they're DVD9 (like Brawl).

    If they're compressed (also called Scrubbed) the size varies between games. If you use Wii Backup Manager the games are compressed (I think? Someone should confirm) to their actual size when you move them to your HDD.

    Any size external will work, it just depends on how many games you have backups of. 320GB is usually recommended.
     
  3. XFlak

    Member XFlak Wiitired but still kicking

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2009
    Messages:
    9,122
    Location:
    Ontario
    Country:
    Canada
    wanin's rev21 is a bit outdated, u should install a d2x cIOS. I recommend u check out ModMii, it will get your softmods up to date as well as instruct u on how to setup a usb-loader (including how to format your HDD).
     
  4. starwarsfan541
    OP

    Newcomer starwarsfan541 Advanced Member

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2012
    Messages:
    65
    Country:
    United States
    Is it safe to load another cios over it?
    I have d2x on my up to date wii and know how to install it?
     
  5. XFlak

    Member XFlak Wiitired but still kicking

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2009
    Messages:
    9,122
    Location:
    Ontario
    Country:
    Canada
    yes, it's safe to overwrite one cIOS with another. cIOSs are typically installed to slots >200. Anything installed to slots >100 is not used by the anything other than homebrew and therefore cannot do anything to cause bricks.
     
  6. starwarsfan541
    OP

    Newcomer starwarsfan541 Advanced Member

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2012
    Messages:
    65
    Country:
    United States
    Okay, I got the modmii guide for cios, do I need to install of the wads or just the 249 and 250 rev8 wads?
     
  7. XFlak

    Member XFlak Wiitired but still kicking

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2009
    Messages:
    9,122
    Location:
    Ontario
    Country:
    Canada
    follow your guide
     
  8. starwarsfan541
    OP

    Newcomer starwarsfan541 Advanced Member

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2012
    Messages:
    65
    Country:
    United States
    The forwarder channel wad isn't in my wad folder is it neccessary?
     
  9. XFlak

    Member XFlak Wiitired but still kicking

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2009
    Messages:
    9,122
    Location:
    Ontario
    Country:
    Canada
    If it's in your guide then it should be in your WAD folder. Were files missing or invalid after using ModMii? Did you run the ModMiiFix.bat from the first post of the modmii thread?

    but to answer your question, no, it's not necessary
     
  10. starwarsfan541
    OP

    Newcomer starwarsfan541 Advanced Member

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2012
    Messages:
    65
    Country:
    United States
    Yes, it said it was missing that but nothing else, if its not necessary for the cios than I won't bother.
    Thanks for the help and great utility by the way
     
    1 person likes this.
  11. starwarsfan541
    OP

    Newcomer starwarsfan541 Advanced Member

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2012
    Messages:
    65
    Country:
    United States
    Okay, I ripped a game wii fit plus with usbloadergx, but it wont show up in the game list, I took out the flash drive and it is there in a subdirectory WBFS - Wii fit pluss - iso file.
     
  12. XFlak

    Member XFlak Wiitired but still kicking

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2009
    Messages:
    9,122
    Location:
    Ontario
    Country:
    Canada
    try using cfg usb loader or wiiflow instead
     
  13. starwarsfan541
    OP

    Newcomer starwarsfan541 Advanced Member

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2012
    Messages:
    65
    Country:
    United States
    It worked thank you so much
     
    1 person likes this.

Share This Page