question about hacking for other application on the wiimote wii sensor and the nunchuck

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by anthony001, Feb 25, 2016.

  1. anthony001

    anthony001 GBAtemp Fan

    Oct 19, 2007
    ive got a wiiu and was gonna purchase a wiimote for games that need that remote and was wondering if i should go for the old model without motion or the new wiiremote plus? how important is the motion?
    how important is the nunchuck and wii sensor? is there a cool hack for that too?
  2. GreyWolf

    GreyWolf GBAtemp Guru

    Mar 2, 2015
    United States
    You can't really use the remote without the sensor bar. It's what the remote uses to track where you're pointing it. And there's no reason to by old remotes. I'm assuming Wii-U games that use them are probably going to expect Motion+ since all of them they've sold since before the Wii-U came out include it.
  3. Clutz450

    Clutz450 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jul 20, 2013
    United States
    All the Wii sensor bar does is emit 2 infrared lights that the Wiimote can see so that the Wii knows where you are pointing the Wiimote. The only "hack" for that (if you can call it that) is to light 2 candles and place them about the distance of the motion bar apart and the Wiimote will pick that up.
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