How do I get the GameCube controller working in the homebrew channel?

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    If I want to play Nintendont it works perfectly fine but in the homebrew menu or any of the other emulators it simply does not register. Is there like a .wad I have to install to get it working?

    To be clear I'm using mayflash gamecube for Wii U, it's set to Wii U mode and I'm using a wavebird controller.
     
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    Most things don't support it, and I don't think there's a way around that. You might be able to find versions of some homebrew that has support added, but I don't think support exists for most homebrew and definitely not for HBC.
    Edit: To be specific, Nintendont works because it has support for USB gamepads. The GC controller adapter registers as a USB device in Wii mode, so it works differently to the GC ports on a Wii. There's nothing stopping homebrew from supporting it but they have to be updated to support it.
     
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    I remembered it working fine when I had homebrew on the Wii. Is vwii somehow different than the original? I just want to be able to use a gamecube controller and I'll install a lower version of the homebrew channel if that's what it takes.
     
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    But that was using the built in GC ports, not the GC adapter, right? Those are two completely different things.
    The GC adapter is actually only meant to work in Sm4sh, it was never designed for Wii mode.
    You'd have more luck using a Wii U Pro Controller in Wii mode. Those are actually supported by most emulators, as well as Nintendont.
     
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    How can I use a proper controller then? Especially for emulators like Wii64.
     
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    If you have a Wii U Pro Controller you can check this list: https://gbatemp.net/threads/discussion-vwii-homebrews-which-support-the-wii-u-pro-controller.371895/
    Doesn't look like Wii64/Not64 supports it yet.

    If you want a controller that works with everything, I recommend a Classic Controller Pro, or a Hori Battle Pad if you prefer the GC-style. The only downside with that is it has to be tethered to a Wii Remote.
    Here's the Hori Battle Pad: https://www.amazon.com/HORI-Battle-Mario-Version-Turbo-u/dp/B00ND0E5ZU
     
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    Thank you for the suggestion. I'll order it this afternoon.

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    While we're on the subject and to save me the trouble of making another topic. What is currently the best N64 emulator for the Homebrew channel? I've been using Wii64 but they haven't been updated in so long and the compatibility with the Rare games are questionable.

    If it's the best we got that's fine. I just wanted to keep my options open.
     
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    Not64 is a pretty awesome fork of Wii64. It's more updated than Wii64 (which I think had development dropped). Last update to Not64 was April 20th of this year.

    I don't think it has libwupc support, but I think there's a fork of the PS1 emulator that has it (found here).
     
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    Wii64? Completely outdated since a couple of years ago. Use Not64, you will definitely see the improvement if you have been using Wii64 all this time (specially Rare games)
     
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