Planing on selling my games. How to install them?

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  1. Dan-the-Rebirth
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    Hey i installed haxchi, got myself a 1tb hdd and installed a few games via wup installer. Now i want to geht rid oft my old disc games.
    Whats the best way? I heard that is also possible to installiert disks.
     
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    I've recently hacked my Wii u and have started to dump my games, can you dump more than one game(one after the other) as long as you have space on the sd card or do you have to keep deleting the dump files off the sd card after installing the game on your Wii u/hdd?
     
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    I do this all the time to get money!!! So I have become the pro. Here's a guide to do it.

    1)Using the app found here browse for the game you want to back up and download it. Then use the buuilt in comand to copy it to your sd.
    2)Turn on your wiiu with the sd in.
    3)go into system settings and data mangement and copy the game data from sysnand to usb.
    4)Go into haxchi then wup installer y and press x to install it and then wait.
    5)Your game should now be on the homemney along with your disk save data, dlc you brought, and the updates you downloaded while you had the disk.
    6)Take game disc go to gamestop and sell it!
     
  6. nexusmtz

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    Yes, you can fill your SD card. Each title automatically goes into its own subdirectory.
     
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    thanks for the reply, the guide says to make sure you have at least 25gb free and the app itself says 23.3gb(if I remember correctly. so does that mean you can't dumb any games if the card has less than that? if so you can only dump a couple of games depending of their size, unless you're using a 64gb+ sd card.
     
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    Wudump will always use the whole ~23GB. Disc2app only needs free space equal to the size of the game you are dumping. But unless you already know how big the game is, how would you know how much free space is enough? All you know without external information is that it will be ~23GB or less.
     
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  9. Dan-the-Rebirth
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    So i started to dump one of my games yesterday i thought it to be small...lego batman 2.... it dumps the disc for about 7hours now... how long will it take to dump smash bros then xD
     
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    It will take the same amount of time. It dumps the entire game disk, that's why it needs 23.3gb for each game. Then after you dump it you run it through another program to turn it into wup format and then it'll be it's true size.
     
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    its 4 GB and it took nearly 8h.....lol
     
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    What homebrew are you using to dump your games? I always use wudump and it takes about 2 hours max.
     
  13. Dan-the-Rebirth
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    the above mentioned disc2app
     
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    Okay, well it seems like that program is basically the two that I use, but combined. That might be why it takes so long. Cause for me, I have to dump the game, put it on my computer and convert it into wup format, then put it back on the SD card and install it. Takes about 3 hours total. But for the end user it seems disc2app is a little more user friendly. Honestly I would just keep using disc2app if I were you. It takes longer but you only have to run one program and wait as apposed to running 3 and having to move the files back and forth 3-4 times.
     
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    It's easier to download them off Nintendo's servers with the Wii U USB Helper application. No idea if all your disc games are available online though.
     
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    What memory card are you using?

    I dumped Lego city under cover last night which is like 20gb and it only took a few hours, I didn't time it but if I recall correctly I started dumping it at like 9-10pm and it was done by 1am.

    Just dumped starfox zero ane starfox guard one after the other, they're like several gb and it only took a hour or so.

    While it's not an issue for me as I have unlimited downloads, people may have a monthly download limit. Also some ISPs may throw up a red flag if you're downloading 10s/100s of gb in a short period of time.
     
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    There is a new app in the WiiU sppstore that dumps just the ticket info. You could just dump your own tickets, then use the utikdownloadhelper.exe click on the ticket and download them from Nintendo. Then just install with wupinstaller. If you don't have fast/unlimited internet then dumping them maybe the best way.......Funny as I did this last month and for most of my library netted about $250 which I promptly put towards a Switch Pre-Order. Another plus is some games do perform better when loading from a fast (flash or hdd) usb device. DeusEX and ME3 showed some serious improvement coming off of USB while LegoCity, Splinter Cell and DKTF didn't improve much if at all. PS....never could get ME3 on the eShop so dumping (or getting someone elses WUD) is the only way to install it digitally.
     
  18. Don Jon

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    $250 in games sold to gamestop?
    or craigslist ebay etc.