PAL games?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by Rovelius, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. Rovelius
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    I just tried playing Pikmin 2 (the Play on Wii! one) and all I get is a monochrome screen and a very slow refresh time. I hope there's a way to play PAL games at all on a NTSC TV? Booting with IOS 249 (from ModMii) and using composite cables (old TV is old)
     
  2. Lacius

    Lacius GBAtemp Guru

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    Last time I checked, Pikmin 2 was one of the few PAL games that could not work correctly on NTSC televisions without component cables.
     
  3. machomuu

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    What do you use to launch it? If you use Neogamma, you need to change the video settings from "Disc" to "Wii".
     
  4. Ryoku83

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    You have to set the video setting in the loader to Force NTSC

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    I haven't tried this game so this might also be the case.
     
  5. WiiPower

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    This will result in a green screen freeeze. The video mode patches are designed to avoid that freeze, but i think for this game they don't work.
     
  6. Rovelius
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    I use Configurable USB Loader. There no options to force anything, just a bunch of patches that made no difference.

    My TV has no component ports... it's a really shitty one... guess I'll try burning the game to a disc and try Neogamma's "Force to NTSC" option. How do you dodge the crash?
     
  7. WiiPower

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    It won't work and NeoGamma is an usb loader too. CFG can do everything that NeoGamma can do for wii games, with maybe 1 or 2 exotic exceptions.