Is it possible to burn and run Mario Kart Wii from a DVD-R on Wii U's vWii?

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  1. CeeDee
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    And if I did so, would it be compatible with the CTGP Revolution mod? I don't really want to buy the full game just to play the mod, as it's quite expensive for a game that's years old, and the only ISOs of the mod are outdated as the new versions have some special launcher to prevent piracy/cheating.

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    If you like the game, then pay for it. If not, then don't play it.
    It doesn't matter if you want to play original or custom, because custom only replaces some aspects of the game.
     
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    Hell, I'd buy the game if it was easily available for a fairly cheap price.
    I don't want to buy the game again given I have purchased and owned it in the past... issue is, it's still $40 used at GameStop for just the game. I respect the developers and currently own Mario Kart 7 and 8... just not interested in rebuying MK Wii, no matter how good the game is, for prices only slightly lower than 3DS/Wii U games.

    And to be fair, DRMing a game mod that in itself circumvents the original game's DRM is a bit of an asshole move. I understand the cheat prevention aspect, but I don't get why I'm being forced to have a MKW disc in every time I want to play CTGP.
     
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    I got it for 20 Canadian dollars from a random person. You can find it for cheap easily if you look at the right place lol
     
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    To answer the question, no, it's not. The Wii U's drive doesn't even read DVD-Rs as far as we know.
     
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    Thank you for actually answering my question instead of whining about piracy.
    I may look out for a copy, if the creators of the hack are really so unwilling to allow USB loader users to load the game.
     
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    Are you sure?
     
  8. PokeAcer

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    Not on the WiiU, no. And Bean will not allow ISO users as users could in theory cheat on the system.
    Also, it's £6 on eBay, as far as I last checked.
     
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    Yes, Wii discs are similar to DVD-R's, but Wiis made after 2008 can't even read burned discs, let alone Wii U's. It's still a proprietary disc format.
     
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    It's not the disc format that's blocked. It's the book type of the disc. If the book type field on the disc is anything but 0000 (DVD-ROM) the drive won't read it.
     
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    You think this would work with Wii?
     
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    No, because a BCA is on the disc which the 'U checks. Plus, they're pressed and aligned differently.