Play Wind Waker from SD-card?

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by siliconmessiah, Dec 28, 2011.

Dec 28, 2011
  1. siliconmessiah
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    Hi guys.

    Have been away from the Wii for a while, but I have updated stuff and so on.

    I have a new 4.3 Wii and was wondering if

    I have:
    A gamecube controller
    A gamecube memorycard
    The Wind Waker (backup ISO obtained from my original disc)

    Is it somehow possible to run Zelda (full speed and fully playable) via putting my Wind Waker-ISO on an SD-card?

    Please explain how if that´s possible. Thanks! =)
     
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    I dont think its possible from the Wii's sd-card reader. You'd need a gecko sd card or similar "GC memcard -> SD" adapter.
     
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    It is possible, but it would require you to solder wire from the GC Memory card slot to the Wii SD card slot.
     
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    Thanks for the replies.

    I guess I´ll get myself an SD-gecko then. It isnt´t too expensive.

    But where to I go from there? Will Zelda, Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3 be fully playable with an SD-gecko and without slowdowns?
     
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    For the most part afaik. I don't have an SD Gecko myself, but a little googling could find you a compatibility list or something.

    If you've got an older Wii that doesn't have the D3-2 disc drive, you could also try disc loading with Neogamma. All games I've played work fine on it.
     
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    I'm not sure how up to date this compat list is as there was a new version of swiss released yesterday, but this should give you a good idea of how well certain games run.
    Although I think the Wind Waker map bug has been fixed so that should now work 100% :)


    http://www.gc-forever.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=464
     
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    Links to a wiki that was last modified on the 14th of this month. Seems up to date.
     
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    It should be possible with SNEEK-DI and DIOS-MIOS Lite.
     
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    Thanks guys!
    From what I can tell then, Wind Waker should be running at 100 % with an SD-gecko.
    The wiki compatibility list posted was a little vague though...

    I guess I´ll get myself an SD-gecko any day here!
     

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