Hot: Wii Homebrew Loader!

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Feb 19, 2008

Hot: Wii Homebrew Loader! by Costello at 8:26 PM (24,925 Views / 0 Likes) 61 replies

  1. Costello
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    Hot: Wii Homebrew Loader!
    ELF Loader by Team Twiizers
    Remember the news that was broken just a few days ago? Well, that's it! Team Twiizers have just released the very first ELF Loader for Wii, exploiting the Zelda savegame hack.
    You can even download a homebrew Tetris game to run from your SD card!

    Well what can we say? Congratulations to Team Twiizers for their amazing work, and let's hope some nice Wii homebrew will pop up in a near future!
    Stay tuned on GBAtemp.net as we will do our best to cover Wii homebrew news!

    [​IMG] Check the Wiki page on Wiibrew.org for details and downloads
    [​IMG] Click here for discussion & comments!

    Thanks to maikelsteneker for the tip. Digg this article!
     


  2. fischju

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    Is this a "soft" hack? IE, do you need a chip?
     
  3. ganons

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    no chip needed
     
  4. hergipotter

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    Very nice, let's hope for great homebrew in the next weeks =]
     
  5. fischju

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    VERY awesome then. The Wii has a massive base, hopefully in the next few months we see emulators, media players, and maybe even backup loaders!
     
  6. Salamantis

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    Woah, huge progress. Can't wait for more!
     
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    All you need is an SD gecko or similar adapter for your SD card to fit into the gamecube memory card slot...
    I'll wait until they find a way to access the built-in SD card reader..

    I hope this will lead to a full Wii hack eventually...until then a semi-brick remover and dual-channel-remover would be much appreciated [​IMG]

    PS: what happened to the other Wii hack from the "backdoor eins" guy? IIRC it'd allow you to decode Wii ISOs and re-sign them...that way it should be possible to create a homebrew loader disc that doesn't need any savegame trickery...
     
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    This is awesome. Step closer to some awesome Wii Homebrew.
     
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    One word is needed for this to reach epic win status: MAMEWii
     
  10. martin88

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    That's great news. Hopefully softmod will be out soon.
     
  11. mcj

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    I don't want to sound negative ... but I seriously doubt there will be a MAMEWii anytime soon. Softmod in the future maybe, but most of you are really having high hopes. It's not as simple as OMG EXPLOIT UNSIGNED CODE now we have SOFTMODS and WII Media Center!!1

    Again, not trying to be an ass. But you all need to be a bit realistic here.
     
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    Ok then, how exactly does one go about this using Windows? [​IMG] Excuse my ignorance, but I'd like to give it a try! Will it work with other ELF files or only tetris?
     
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    Yeah, MAME definitely lacks some decent console ports...especially now that MAME32 is dead [​IMG]

    Personally I'm more looking forward to emulators with "lightgun" support (Nyko Perfect Shot + calibration option = fuck yeah), but I guess that'll take at least another year to happen, if at all (but seeing how there even were emulators with actual lightgun support on the XBox, why not?)...playing games like Mario Paint or Cannon Fodder with the Wiimote should be fun...
    Needless to say, a ScummVM port would be kick-ass

    But also consider the possibilities of homebrew games...headtracking on the Wii might finally become reality [​IMG]
    Maybe some ambitioned homebrew devs might even take their time to create games (or demos) that demonstrate the Wiimote's true potential (think about games with controls similar to Jurassic Park: Trespasser's or Die by the Sword's, only in 3D thanks to the Wiimote [click links for descriptions of the controls])
    Of course, that's a bit much to ask for from homebrew developers, but who knows, if someone creates some demo game with 3D controls that work, it might inspire a commercial developer to adapt these controls in their games (which I was expecting from the Wii controls in the first place [​IMG] )
     
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    Nice loading from sd card. No need to waste dvd's for tetris or something like that [​IMG]
     
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    sounds good, hopefully they will make the wii play backups.
     
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    a port of the GC dvd player app would be nice [​IMG]
     
  17. Twiffles

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    It soon gets exploited so much people can run back-ups with this alone. >_>
    I'll go try it on both my Wiis now.
     
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    It's a step in the right direction, even if some things aren't possible yet.
     
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    I just want a back up loader.... My friends don't want modchips lol.
     

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