Making Message board letters

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by Hielkenator, Oct 12, 2010.

Oct 12, 2010
  1. Hielkenator
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    Member Hielkenator GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Does anybody know if there's a way to make message board messages?
    Like the letter you get from nintendo and other games, with there own style?

    Thanks
     
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    The message style, and the additional buttons (like "install", "update", "play") are triggered by using email headers.
    note that encoding is UTF16.

    some of the possible headers (may be incomplete) :

    X-Wii-AltName: AE4AaQBuAHQAZQBuAGQAbw== // note this is Nintendo encoded in base 64
    X-Wii-AppId:
    X-Wii-Cmd:
    X-Wii-DWCId:
    X-Wii-Download-Interval:
    X-Wii-Download-Span:
    X-Wii-IconNew:
    X-Wii-Id:
    X-Wii-MB-Delay:
    X-Wii-MB-NoReply: 1
    X-Wii-MB-RegDate:
    X-Wii-Mail-Check-Span:
    X-Wii-Tag:
    X-WiiFace:
    X-Wii-MB-UpdateSW: 1

    Source : wiibrew and bigredpimp

    When I tried (few weeks after wii launch date), it didn't work. Maybe I did it wrong.

    I don't know how to create custom messages (for examples, the "leaf" layout from Animal crossing).


    I don't think there's any homebrew yet to create custom messages directly to the Wii message board.
     
  3. Hielkenator
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    Member Hielkenator GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Thank you for the info.
    I want to use my own letters to mail a newsletter to all my group of friends.
    I'm using a normal mail server ( you can send mail to wii from an email client )
    Everybody registers my adress, I accept them, and they are open to my news letters.
    This works fine. I just want to make my own letters to make it look more professional.
    Right now I'm adding High quality jpegs.
     
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    Is this like the postcards you get on Bonsai Barber? I've never used the mail service, so I don't know if they're a different kind of notification.
     

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