How to: Loading Modified Game files?

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  1. Agent005
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    How to: Loading Modified Game files?

    As in, boot game from normal backup disc and load modified game files from say the SD?

    Any way to do this?

    Using: NeoGamma R9 Beta 16
    Disc: DVD-R 4.7 GB
    Burn Speed: 4x
    HBC version: 1.06
    cIOS 249: R19
    SD's available at my disposal: PNY 2 GB microSD (one I use for the Wii), OCZ 2 GB microSD, Kingston 4 GB microSDHC

    My attempt:
    At first, I tried Wii Scrubber 1.4 to replace the file I modified directly in the ISO. The ISO booted perfectly fine in the Dolphin emulator.

    However, burning the ISO to a DVD and loading it on a real Wii with NeoGamma, it gets stuck on the game's loading screen. The un-modified backup always worked fine. I tried Verbatim media and also some old HP media I had around, both had same symptoms.

    I've tried googling and researching for 3 hours straight doing this (yes.... 3 hours).

    So then I thought, what about loading the modified files off of an external source (like, the SD that's always plugged in). But I don't know how to do that.

    You guys have any idea what to do?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Agent005
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    Anyone? ;(
     
  3. Agent005
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    The burned modified disc boots fine in Dolphin too...
     
  4. megatron_lives

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    The only way I can think of is to use Riivolution - but that only works with retail games, I'm afraid.

    Good luck
     
  5. Agent005
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    Sounds like EXACTLY what I'm looking for... but I need something like that that's compatible with NeoGamma [​IMG]
     
  6. VashTS

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    doesnt exist yet. maybe the game and what you are modifying can help us help you. did you try usb loading is?
     
  7. Agent005
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    CoD: MW Reflex.

    I'm just doing simple mods: modifying ONE file inside ONE .ff file.

    I put the modified .ff file into the ISO with WiiScrubber and tested with DOLPHIN v2.0 and SVN 5587. The ISO loaded up correctly and the modifications were working.

    As I said though, burning the ISO to a DVD and then loading it on a real Wii with NeoGamma fails to work. It freezes right after "Loading..." disappears (when the intro video is supposed to show up).

    The funny part is, the file I modified has not even loaded yet at this point (I don't think it has).

    Hope you guys can help [​IMG]
     
  8. Agent005
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    Hey guys:

    I just tried re-doing the process with two different apps: WiiScrubber v1.4 and Trucha Signer v0.21
    I re-dumped two clean unmodified ISOs (identical, verified with MD5 and SHA-1 hashing).


    Doing the same mod (file replacement) on both. The resultant ISOs had much much different hashes.

    I burn both of them to blank DVDs... sure enough WiiScrubber one gets stuck at "Loading.." again...

    BUT the Trucha one WORKED! The mods all worked too...
     
  9. Juanmatron

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    Replacing the modificated files by the originals files. You need signing bug for this or NeoGamma if you doesn´t have modchip.

    Or Rvlution
     
  10. Agent005
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    I do use NeoGamma... in both situations.
     
  11. tj_cool

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    Riivolution that is
     
  12. Agent005
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    This is odd, but at least now I have a working solution:


    It would still be ideal not having to burn a new DVD every time I mod something though [​IMG]


    But it's still strange, why did it work on Trucha Signer, but not on WiiScrubber? I thought these apps work the same way?
     
  13. WiiCrazy

    WiiCrazy Be water my friend!

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    Sneek is best suited for this task I guess since it uses decrypted game files...
     
  14. Agent005
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    But emulating the NAND is not what I want to do [​IMG]
     
  15. mikefor20

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    Use sneek di. Put the modded decrypted game on your hdd. run it in sneek. PROFIT!!
     
  16. Gabber

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    think u should just use usb loaders. it saves u alot of discs [​IMG]