How do you change the region of a WAD?

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  1. dt1000
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    Hi there.
    Is it possible to change the region on Wiiware WADs?
    I'd like to play PAL game on my NTSC Wii without altering my Wii's region.
    Thanks,
    Dan
     
  2. urherenow

    urherenow GBAtemp Psycho!

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    look up wwpacker

    there's also region free preloader hack for channels
     
  3. dt1000
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    Thanks!
    I gave that a try but I must be doing something wrong because I am still getting the "This channel cannot be used" message.
    Here is what I did...

    1. Generated a common-key.bin using makekeybin.exe
    2. Dragged my PAL Wiiware WAD onto _wwpacker-DLCRegion.bat
    3. Selected USA as my region
    4. Installed WAD as normal
    5. Cursed!

    Am I dragging the WAD onto the correct shortcut?

    Thanks again for your help.
    Cheers,
    Dan
     
  4. G0dLiKe

    G0dLiKe who needs a title ;)

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    You can also use Showmiiwads for that, much easier.

    Or you can use preloaders regionfree channel hack to avoid this problems...
     
  5. dt1000
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    Awesome!

    Thanks for the tip.

    I got it working using wwPacker-RegionFree.bat but I'll use ShowMiiWADs in future as the interface is a bit friendlier!

    Many thanks to you both.

    [​IMG]

    Dan
     
  6. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    use freethewads just drag the wad over onto it and that's all you need to do.