Is it in any way possible to use texture packs through loaders or other methods?

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by dude of the gree, Jun 17, 2014.

  1. dude of the gree
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    I've noticed that its possible to replace textures through the Dolphin emulator, in particular, Xenoblade Chronicles. Is it possible to run these texture packs on a Wii through loaders or other such methods?

    I'm curious, because of how Brawl's Project M can be installed through SD card without even requiring homebrew, but I haven't been able to find an answer anywhere.
     
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    Are these texture packs "high res" texture packs or just custom ones? If custom then yeah it is theoretically possible, if high res then probably not. I am not aware of any loader methods for Xenoblade though, best you can do for custom there is to actually mod the game manually.

    By the way brawl's stuff is homebrew -- brawl has a notable exploit which can be used for such things.
     
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    Errr..... no, not worth the hassle, and the end result simply wouldn't be good enough to bother trying.
    Dolphin texture packs certainly are a big no. They're designed to take advantage of mid-high end PCs with far more grunt & ram than 10 Wii's put together - not gonna happen.

    Smaller scale textures though? As the Wii isn't the most powerful machine going, with very little ram available, we're talking low-res textures on a low-res machine, and via say Riivolution, if you're talking texture packs, forget it, so much data cannot be transferred quickly enough either. The best you can aim for is one or two replacements, like the custom Mario Kart packs have. They're good enough of course, but forget about something like Xenoblade I'm afraid.... any low scale, low res attempt would unfortunately just end up making the game look worse....
     
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    I see, thats unfortunate.

    Thank you for the answers.