1. tetrisquest

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    I've been trying to get Rayman 2 running on my Wii U for a while now to no avail. It seems its not fully compatible with anything. Even Not64 has a bunch of oddities like all sprites being on the front layer (also it crashed on me). So I'm resorting to weirder ideas...

    Is there anyway to port a Nintendo 64 game to GameCube? Are there any programs dedicated to it? Could Rayman 2 be injected into something like the Zelda Collection? If I can somehow turn it into a GameCube game, I should be able to play it via Nintendont.

    Is there anyway to run, convert, or port a N64 game to GameCube?
     
  2. nitrostemp

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  3. KleinesSinchen

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    As far as I know the Zelda collection contains a highly specialized emulator specifically built for running Ocarina of Time an Majora's Mask (there are N64 ROMs on that disc). I don't think it supports many other games.

    Even the Wii U N64 Virtual Console emulator seems fairly limited and does not support Rayman 2 according to:
    https://wiki.gbatemp.net/wiki/WiiU_VC_N64_inject_compatibility_list

    N64 emulation is in general tricky. If Not64 and Wii64 do not handle it properly you're probably out of luck.

    Other ideas:
    Rayman 2 has been ported to many systems.
    Maybe the Wii U can handle
    • Rayman DS (Virtual Console injection) – or–
    • Rayman 2 (PlayStation 1 via WiiSXR)
    Admittedly those two versions are not the best. I prefer the Dreamcast and 3DS versions over the others but never had the PlayStation 2 version. Geez. How many ports did Ubisoft make?!
     
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  4. JayMathis

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    If you really want to play N64 roms these are your options.

    1. Play it on PC and get a wireless controller for PC
    2. Invest in a Switch
    3. Get a Wii U (although compatibility is like 50% so not a great option)

    You're never going to play n64 roms on a Gamecube. This is 2020 (Gamecube came out in 2002) you need a newer console and you should know that.
     
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    Huh? This is the Wii U section and a thread about getting N64 Rayman running on Wii U. @tetrisquest had the idea to use the emulator on the GC Zelda disc to get Rayman loaded. I don't think this specialised emulator will load many other ROMs
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    Besides… The GameCube supposedly can run N64 ROMs https://www.gc-forever.com/wiki/index.php?title=Cube64 (not tried it yet).
     
  6. Feffe

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    The Zelda Collection emulation is a less refined version of the emulator the Wii VC uses. Its compatibility is very, very low - it can run Mario 64 and iirc Star Fox 64, but that's it. I really doubt Rayman 2 runs on it.

    If you really want to play it on Wii U, injecting the DS version is probably the best way (although the DS port wasn't that great).
     
  7. tetrisquest

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    I see, thank you! I do actually have the PS2 version, but A) My PS3 is slowly failing and B) I'm stubborn and want my 64 games all together on the same platform :0

    Oh yeah, Rayman DS! That's actually the first version of the game I played :] It's just the 64 version slightly watered down right? I guess that can work!

    I got one problem though, it's not on the Compatability list! So I have no idea which base to use... Anyone here injected Rayman DS onto Wii U before?
     
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    You could get the Rayman DS VC inject. It works without issue and is the same game as Rayman 2 on N64, except not quite as pretty of course. Got it on my Wii U and it works great!
     
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