Looking to Buy a ModChip for the Wii

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Nov 17, 2010
  1. Bowser-jr
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    What is the best, or rather, a good mod chip to buy for the Nintendo Wii, and do I need to have a Wii with old firmware or will any firmware do? I looked at the DriveKey and WODE. They both seem to be pretty good. Any advice/help would be appreciated.
     
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    You would definitely want to get the WODE. It has hard drive loading, disc backup support, and is updatable. AFAIK, it works with all games so far.

    Or you could just softmod.
     
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    My advice? Softmod it. It's free, and it has much more functionality than any modchip.

    The only reason you would want a WODE is to load GC games from USB
     
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    Which you can now do with a softmod, so...
     
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    Really? How so?
     
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    With great difficulty using DOP-MIOS.
     
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    Do you have a source? I would really be interested in this, and after a lengthy google search I turned up nada.
     
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    Ah okay, i did the soft mod. Now, I read the guides and such and I currently have the Soft Chip Loader and Neogamma Loader on my SD card. Do I need certain cIOS to play certain games?

    Also, what do I need or what is better compatible with Beyblade Metal Fusion: Battle Fortress?
     
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    Just install Hermes cIOS and you should be just fine with most if not all games.
     
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    Does Hermes cIOS have more then one version?
     
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    Well if your wanting to play both wii and gc backups id suggest getting a wode. save all your money from buying discs and get a hdd for it works so much smoother.
     
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    Okay, I'm about to install using the Hermes ISO Installer 5.1 but it says to do it on the IOS that has the Trucha Bug or Dev/Rev or something. What does that mean? Is there a guide for what cIOS i need to play Wii ISOs? I'm really confused Here.
     
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    Did you follow a guide? If not, go and get ModMii.

    As for GC USB loading, I'm talking about DIOS-MIOS. It's on the portal page under news.
     
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    ah okay, i have everything set up thanks to ModMii.
    And Dios Mios is the best thing for a GC Loader?
     
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    It's the only option for GameCube USB loading for soft-mod users. However, it was only recently released and it is incredibly unstable as far as I know, so it definitely has a long way to go. The best way to run GameCube backups is using Neogamma R9 Beta and playing via burned DVD-R games, but not all Wii consoles are capable of doing that (D3-2 drives on newer consoles).
     
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    okay thanks, now I have also have Configurable USB Loader; will I be able to use that to play my Wii ISO from Disk or USB?
     

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