Japan Virtual Console on American Wii ?

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  1. rwdebes
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    is it possible to run or convert to NTSC japan virtual console games to play on my usa wii ???


    thanks .
     
  2. Red-Blue

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    Use Freethewads.
     
  3. beegee7730

    beegee7730 ITS PAAFEKUTO!

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    Yeah freethewads to reigionfree.
     
  4. manias

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    wds ftw! (wiizle diizle shiizle)
     
  5. wolffangalchemist

    wolffangalchemist This is bat country!

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    you don't have to use "freethewads" since japan and usa are both ntsc.
    the only difference you might notice is ntsc j is a bit brighter with colors than ntsc u.
     
  6. azoreseuropa

    azoreseuropa GBAtemp Guru

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    Proud to be Portuguese but I am in USA.
    That's right. I have Rockman Wad Japan VC on American Wii.. It works fine.. since both are ntsc.
     
  7. mikeyt1998

    mikeyt1998 YouTube Glitcher

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    i sense a test should have been carried out before this topic was made?
     
  8. Gamemaster1379

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    Using Freethewads or using a patching program like Preloader for regionfree would work.
     
  9. wolffangalchemist

    wolffangalchemist This is bat country!

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    is it just me or do ppl no read topics in there entirety anymore?
    no freethewads or regionfrii is needed at all because ntsc j will work on a ntsc u console and visa versa.
    if the wad was pal then yes that would be the case but it is not.
     
  10. JimmyBobAlex

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    I can't tell if some of the people in this thread are joking or not, either way it's making my brain hurt. Since when can you just install out of region wads without patching the region code in some way first(programs like preloader or directly patching through programs like freethewads)? Yes they're both NTSC, which refers only to video resolution and such, but that has nothing to do with region coding.
     
  11. wolffangalchemist

    wolffangalchemist This is bat country!

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    i'm pretty sure that's what region codeing does.
    i had the Japanese weather channel on my wii without any patches and it worked on system menu 3.4u.
    now i'm on 4.0uand i even have some Japanese wiiware that works.
     
  12. mikeyt1998

    mikeyt1998 YouTube Glitcher

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    correct

    preloader + region free channels hack = success.

    OR

    SEARCH = SUCCESS (it was a very common thing in the past so the answers are lurking somewhere)
    ASK = FAIL

    lol