If I hack my Wii could I play commercial games threw my SD card?

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  1. Jakob95
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    Well I have a question that I still can't understand.... If I hack my Wii can I download commercial games on the PC and put them into the SD card then run the game from the SD card straight from the Homebrew channel? Or I have to go and buy stupid DVD's and burn the game into them to play from the Homebrew channel. Or can I just run the games if I have a USB Flash card and put it in my USB port on the Wii and put commercial games into the USB flash card and play threw the Homebrew channel?

    Also I don't get what the hell is the USB Loader? Can anyone tell me or if it is some thing can you show me a picture?
     
  2. WiiMonkey

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    USB loader is a program that allows you to play games from a usb device
     
  3. FenrirWolf

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    The USB Loader lets you run games from external HDDs. 99% of the topics on the board are about it, so search around.

    And if you look at Waninkoko's blog he has made an SD Loader, but whether or not he'll release it remains to be seen.
     
  4. kedest

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    The USB Loader can load commercial games from any compatible USB device. So a portable hard drive, a SD card in a card reader, a flash drive.
     
  5. Jakob95
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    oh... Now I get it Lol thank you so much... Sucks for me my USB Flash drive is only 1GB lol. Most Wii games are like 2-6Gb...
     
  6. icebrg5

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    The loader will shrink the games.

    Wii sports is only .3 gb
     
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    LOL "stupid DVDs" are you angry? I got a good chuckle out of that one.

    And look at all the helpful replies. This forum may have its issues but I love the lack of grammar/spelling nazis.

    No discrimination against those looking for help.
     
  8. kedest

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    Well when you add a new game to the usb device, it will remove all unnecessary data. So a lot of games will then be smaller than 4.7GB (standard size of a single layer DVD). So you can just use your flash drive to check it out. and if you like it, you could buy a large external hdd
     
  9. Jakob95
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    Yeah but the good games are take up a lot of memory like Super Smash Bros, Mario Baseball (whatever the name is), Mario Kart is sort of also a lot.