Running homebrew WITHOUT installing anything

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Andim, Nov 16, 2013.

  1. Andim
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    I wish to run homebrew (in this case a simple media player) directly from Smash Stack, without installing the HBC. The problem is that Smash Stack only supports .elf files, and almost everything is now distributed in .dol's. Is there a homebrew launcher I can run from a .elf file, or a way to have Smash Stack launch a .dol? A forwarder .elf perhaps?
     
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    I have tried more or less all of those. They either only provide a dol, crash, or fail to launch further homebrew once they start. The only thing I've been able to start on its own was SNES9xGX, since they provide elf files with their releases.
     
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    Wii Homebrew Launcher has a .elf file, it's freezing when you try to launch other homebrew from it?

    Did you try Wiixplorer?
     
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    Yes. I assumed that was because the thing hasn't been updated since the Twilight hack.
    Yes. It only has a .dol.
     
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    Thank you very much brother. Mobile Suit Gundam is running beautifully on the Wii U Gamepad now, and I still have my warrenty
     
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    Well, technically you don't still have your warranty. Just don't tell Nintendo about this. ^.^
     
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    Maybe if you google dol2elf something interesting comes up. (Never tested if what comes up actually works..)