playing GameBoy romhacks on Wii emu

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  1. IAmCaptPlanet
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    there are a few great GB color hacks i'd love to play on my wii particularly,

    Super Mario Land 2
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    Metroid 2
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    on my laptop they look great, but on the Wii, the colors are all jumbled

    is there a setting i'm missing.

    i tried re-naming them from .gb to .gbc and .gba and that didn't work either

    is there any fix to this, or should i just give up and play on my laptop
     
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    Are these games that don't usually support color before the hack? The problem is that it's being emulated as a gameboy/gameboy color game, when the color was most likely added using super gameboy code.

    I don't know that there's anyway to fix that without messing with the rom/emulator code itself.
     
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    hmm, you can force the emulator into Super GB mode, i'll try that right now!


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    no, that doesn't work.
     
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    anyone know if the color hacked games work in other emulators? on the Wii, i mean.

    i CAN'T go back to Metroid in B&W, lol
     
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    Unfortunately these types of romhacks are only able to run on emulators specially talored (or modded) for color injecting (or something similar) I remember using the emulator he has used and it's a modded verson of the original VBA which ran these types of hacks. Another example would be MasterBoy for PSP. If I recall correctly, That emulator can run these types of hacks as well.
     
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    hmmmm, if VBA plays them it looks like VBA GX would too.

    if they do a VBA GX update they should add this in
     
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    do they play in that mGBA? is it pretty complete? (does it even play GB and GBC games?)