Is modding my wii worth it?

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  1. gifi4
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    I was thinking about modding it but I'm not sure,I have a PS3, and a ds to playo is getting my wii modded worth it?
     
  2. Krestent

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    Yes, it's worth it, mainly for USB loaders and the ability to emulate every Nintendo system except the Virtual Boy and Gamecube (which plays natively).
     
  3. going nutz

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    its totaly worth it because wii games mostly all suck and are way over priced you can play them all for free
     
  4. picano

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    Worth it?

    There really isn't a downside beyond being a little cautious with updating (and well, don't expect to get it repaired officially)

    And it's pretty easy to do, couple of minutes to get the HBC installed and just a bit more steps if you want to do stuff like USB loading.
     
  5. DigitalDeviant

    DigitalDeviant GBAtemp Addict

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    Depends on what type of mod you want.

    if softmod then yes because its so easy and the benefits are staggering unlimited access to homebrew apps,

    playing backups from hdd, custom menu, emulation of snes, gameboy, etc.

    if hardmod then not necessarily since that cost $$$ and expertise.
     
  6. gifi4
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    What can I do with softmod, and what can I do with a hardmod?
     
  7. Fudge

    Fudge Remember that death is not the end, but only a tra

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    Go for it. Makes the Wii so much better.
     
  8. techboy

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    Hardmod: Play backups of Wii and GC games from DVD (and USB if you buy a WODE).

    Softmod: Play homebrew games, play games from other consoles (like SNES, Genesis, Gameboy, NES), play backups of Wii/GC games, change the look of your system menu, and a lot more.

    Softmod is much better in terms of capability.
     
  9. Scott-105

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    Since softmod has so many more features, why do people even bother to hard mod?
     
  10. soulx

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    Yep. You can play backed up games, play DVDs and run homebrew.
    Then again, if you softmod your Wii, your warranty is void. That's why you buy a Wode.
     
  11. ?EYEHATE?

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    worst thread ever, its totally not worth it we all just like to waste our time [​IMG]
     
  12. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    do you want free games, free vc, free ww and FREE emulation? what do you think if it's worth it ZOMG lol
     
  13. Lordnoah

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    PICANO!? I didn't expect to see you here xD


    anyways, its totally worth it, I really can't imagine wii not modded
     
  14. techboy

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    Me either. If the scene didn't exist, I likely would have sold the thing on ebay by now. Originally, I only got it so I could play Pokemon Battle Rev and MKWii online a few times a week with a friend.

    With brew, I use it daily.
     
  15. harveychan

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    yes it worth it. The only thing interestingabout the wii is moding it!
     
  16. burritoboy9984

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    Go troll elsewhere...

    -Erik
     
  17. s3phir0th115

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    I think it is. It gives you a gigantic increase in functionality, and doesn't take long to do if you have an idea on what you're doing.