Guide needed for installing WAD Manager - complete homebrew newb

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  1. SG
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    OK, seriously - I am having real trouble here.

    Can someone instruct someone who is not at all au-fait with homebrew just how to get this working?

    HB Channel is installed. Now, I need to know which file to put in my folder (is it the elf one?) on my SD card, where on the SD card to put it and what else.

    HALP!
     
  2. Arakon

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    How about simply reading the readme or the webpage of the HBC? it's explained there.
     
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    Well I did what it said and put it in the 'apps' section of the SD card but no joy. [​IMG]
     
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    Plus, do I need to rename it to boot.elf or leave it?

    Do I need to create a folder in the 'apps' folder to put it in or just leave it in the folder on its own as an .elf?

    This isn't explained ion the readme or on website. [​IMG]
     
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    like this

    /apps/wadmanager/boot.elf
    /apps/wadmanager/meta.xml
    /apps/wadmanager/icon.png
     
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    OK, thanks - I will see if that works.

    No icon or meta.xml file though sadly.
     
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    Aha, tried it in maintenance mode and it worked. Obviously just my Wii being funny.

    /rolls eyes

    Unfortunately the WAD that I installed was a big pile of fail and didn't work - Zelda Parallel worlds.

    Thanks for that link Rich, well chuffed with a proper icon and the meta file; feels more complete now. And thanks to everyone else for helping. Now if I could just get Zelda Parallel Worlds to work properly...
     
  10. elm

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    Did you try using the SNES emulator to get Zelda: Parallel Worlds to work, I have no problem with it working on my Wii.

    Elm
     
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    I would've rather had a self-contained WAD as I have no emus on my system, but it looks like I'm going to have to go down that route.

    Is it just SNES 9x or is there another SNES-based one? Can the ROMs be installed into the channel or do they need to sit on the SD card?
     
  12. elm

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    Hey groovemeister,

    There is 2 ways to play the emulators on the Wii, if you have a MOD chip then you can use a DVD with all the games you want loaded onto it, or through the SD card (Zelda hack). Not sure about the save feature if played on a DVD... But through the SD route you have limited space up to a 2GB card.... which for me that is more than enough space.

    Here is the latest Snes emulator that everyone uses, I haven't tried it though....

    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=97290


    Hope this helps a little!!
     
  13. nitogen

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    hey guys , I have a problem with newest WAD manager 1.5 .. When I put the file that is in de .rar (WAD-manager_1.5.dol) in the WAD manager map on my sd and the homebrew channel doesnt find it.. so I cant run WAD manager 1.5... help me:)