How Open Is the Wii?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by grimjackien, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. grimjackien

    grimjackien Newbie

    Jul 27, 2007
    I was looking through the recent posts and cannot see anything on the state of devolpment to get code running on the wii. I saw at Xmas that somebody had managed to do this in a demostration at a conference in Germany. Has there been any progess since. On a side note, I have a wiikey installed, is there anyway to get the browser for wii and install it without having to pay nintendo?
  2. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    Nov 21, 2005
    United Kingdom
    Two types of "homebrew":

    trucha signer: modified existing isos so far. Needs modchip.

    twilight hack: Uses a bug in the save of Wii Zelda Twilight princess. Allows you to run code from the gamecube slot via a SD adapter or one of the USB Gecko devices. Several applications running but as it is only a few weeks old it is not too far advanced.

    I started a writeup here which might help: