Play GC games through the sd card?

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  1. pps_goforit
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    hello! I recently saw (yes I know I'm several years behind in development: P) SD Gecko, and wonder if I can use on my 4.2E Wii? hacked by using nus auto downloader. I want to use it to play GC games. is that possible? and if so, how?
     
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    As far as I know it does work if you have an SD gecko. Try the link above.
     
  4. M[u]ddy

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    According to the comments in the link the SD-Loader also supports SDHC Cards, but the SD Gecko officially doesn't support them. Do they work anyways?
     
  5. Sao Mortel

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    YES!!!
    And you dont need 2 sd card its silly! just one!
    also this device is the same
     
  6. koji2009

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    It says 2 because you need an sd card in the wii to boot the program.

    Less of an issue now because you can use USB to boot the program.
     
  7. Yuan

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    SD Gecko is just a contact adapter, there is no chip/logic involved. SDHC support is based on homebrew coding to support it, since most gc homebrew aren't updated for ages is unlikely to find some with SDHC support.

    But besides SD-Boot, wiixplorer can read contents from SDHC on gecko fine and I think HBC too (I will test it tomorrow).

    EDIT: Tested, HBC loads homebrew fine from SDHC on SD Gecko.
     
  8. Sao Mortel

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    Don't need usb either!!! JUST ONE SD CARD!!!
     
  9. Yuan

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    Yes, you can boot the program launching GC Homebrew Launcher directly from Gecko with HBC.

    Just put the start.dol on root of sd gecko and put \apps\gcbooter\ with contents on it too.
     
  10. KuRensan

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    Uhh where can I buy it in europe ??
     
  11. Yuan

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    Buy dealextreme's, it is the cheaper solution.
     
  12. KuRensan

    KuRensan aka Pearbook

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    do I need to do extra stuff or can I just use iDeal
    Does it only plays Homebrew ?. I don't hope so
     
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  15. pps_goforit
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    Well i cant get it to work!!!
    at first it looked promesing, i got the Maroi Dance game working (some times it froze after 5-6 min). But when i tryed Baten katos and ikaruga it only gave my an black screen. now even MD want start and only goes black:/ what to do???

    plz help me

    Pal wii and tv
     
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