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Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by _Burai_, Jan 7, 2010.

  1. _Burai_
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    _Burai_ GBAtemp Regular

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    I'm a total noob when it comes to hacking a wii [​IMG]

    So what is a mod chip and what does it allow you to do?

    Sorry if I posted it in the wrong section.
     
  2. razorback78

    razorback78 GBAtemp Maniac

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    a modchip or modification chip is an unofficial hardware installed in your wii's board. main purpose: to be able to play burned games off your wii's dvd drive.
     
  3. Fluto

    Fluto A potato in disguise

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    mod chips allow you to
    play Backed up games (copied)
    Region fee games (play games from other regions jap/aus/usa
    for some they play dvds
    but this can be up to $100

    but you can technically do this for FREE by" soft modding "it which is hacking its firmware (data)
    by following this click here but all you need for this is a sd card also there's a risk of bricking it (making it not work but that's like a 1 in a 10000.00

    or you can by "WODE" like a modchip like a soft mod but it can NEVER fail (as in it can always play games) but ts like $150
     
  4. RchUncleSkeleton

    RchUncleSkeleton Skeletron 9000

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    It actually doesn't allow you to do anything that can't be done by softmodding your wii for free...softmod is better since it's free and you have to softmod anyway to install certain things such as the Homebrew Channel.

    EDIT: A minute and a half late...previous poster beat me to the punch!!!
     
  5. _Burai_
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    _Burai_ GBAtemp Regular

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    Kay thanks guys. [​IMG]

    Yeah so I'm finally gonna hack my wii (I didn't for 2 years cause I was lazy xD).

    Should I buy a modchip or just soft mod it?
     
  6. Davess

    Davess On the list :D (Thanks Haflore)

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    I Softmodded mine, Works great

    Go for softmod.

    Davess
    Edit:
    Hey, Ur the guy i stole the avatar from [​IMG]
     
  7. Christopho

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    Softmod ftw, you don't touch the inside of your wii so there's no possibility for error, that is, if you follow everything correctly. Otherwise you can end up with a full brick =D GOOD LUCK!!!! Lolz jkjk there's really an enormously low possibility for the wii to brick and you really should softmod it instead of going through with a modchip/WODE. I recommend a USB Loader if you're going to softmod it. You save money, no discs, faster load times, and an infinite amount of games just for one hdd (there's no reason to get over 50 gb, I have a 250 gb and I still have 50+ gb left with over 70 games on it).

    Hope I helped ^^
     
  8. _Burai_
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    _Burai_ GBAtemp Regular

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    Thanks for the help guys!
    Guess I'll just soft mod my wii then.
    D: Davess stoles my avatar xD