How do I get VC / Wiiware games working on my wii?

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  1. junkmonk
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    Yes, I've used the search function, AND looked through every forum including 'guides.' Can not find information ANYWHERE.

    So my questions:

    1. Is there a difference between VC and wiiware games, and the way that you have to install them / play them?
    2. Can I install my VC/Wiiware games onto an SD card?
    3. Is there a detailed guide ANYWHERE?
     
  2. Lacius

    Lacius GBAtemp Guru

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    Sort of.

    1. Install Homebrew Channel:

    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=83479

    2. Download whatever VC/WiiWare games you want on your Wii (do not ask for links).

    3. Use the WAD Manager with the Homebrew Channel to install WiiWare and VC WADs.

    http://wiibrew.org/wiki/Homebrew_apps/WAD_Manager
     
  3. JKR Firefox

    JKR Firefox Back.

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    Funny...I found all of the information I needed for installing VC/Wiiware games on my Wii on this site...

    I must have imagined it [​IMG]
     
  4. Joey90

    Joey90 Not around any more

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    In fact you don't even need the HBC.

    You can put the Wad manager .elf to the root of your SD card (named boot.elf) have a folder called wad with the desired wads and then run the twilight hack [​IMG]
     
  5. SchuchWun

    SchuchWun GBAtemp Regular

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    But then you have to run the hack every time right???
     
  6. dinofan01

    dinofan01 Misses the old days...

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    If you have the HBC place the Wad Manager in yours Apps folder on your sd card. You will also need a folder in the root of your sd card named Wad. Place the wads (vc, wiiware games) you want to download in there. Boot up the HBC and go to wad manager. Follow the on screen instructions to download the wads onto your wii. Dont download too many wads though or else you'll go over the amount of blocks on your Wii. Now the games are on your Wii menu.
     
  7. wraunch

    wraunch Newbie

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    What do you do when you have filled up the blocks on your Wii?
     
  8. galneon

    galneon GBAtemp Regular

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    Copy whatever game you're not playing much over to your SD card. Annoying since you can't launch them from there...
     
  9. linkinworm

    linkinworm GBAtemp Maniac

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    or just buy your games....
     
  10. Tichinde925

    Tichinde925 Marth Ditto Money Match?

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    Thats the answer to get 100% compatibility and playablity and functionality and you wont have pirate syndrome as you actually spent monies on it so you will play it until its over.
     
  11. Marcos Quintanilha

    Marcos Quintanilha Newbie

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    Dont bother about this, since they discontinued the wii, you cant buy it anymore...
     
  12. naddel81

    naddel81 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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  13. Marcos Quintanilha

    Marcos Quintanilha Newbie

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  14. istonpiston

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    were can u download them