SoftMii is nothing more than a bundle?

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Feb 1, 2009
  1. KirovAir
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    I was gone from the Wii scene for about 2 months and now I see 'SoftMii'.
    So I'm like OMG they have an own forum/website and a big feature list, this must be huge!
    But WHAT is SoftMii?

    The main features are from different programmers:
    • cIOS corp (backup loading through disc channel)
    • Preloader (safety, sysmenu hacks)
    Then you got the home made(?) features:
    • A custom health screen, which is quite unnecessary.
    Mmz, nothing big added by the main SoftMii developers as far as I see.

    Then, you see some intro screens:
    "Region free gaming, backup loading etc."
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    I don't know what I want to achieve with this topic. But I think it's unfair for the Preloader/cIOScorp dev's that heir work is being redistributed without any proper credits. They should be the big names on the credit list.
    Or is that just me who's being retarded?
     


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    if you read the forum you will see that they have not claimed it is anything other than a pack of tools by other people and a guide they put together. They have added there own tools now and are working on other tools.

    An there are full credits in the guide and on the custom made health screens credits those involved with customizing the look of the wii
     
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    SoftMii is a redesign of the system menu (the layout)
     
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    I agree completely with the OP. SoftMii is nothing huge -- just a n00b friendly package. In fact, the famous "tweak installer" was made by someone completely different! There is nothing new in SoftMii...just a ZIP file with the wrong way to install all this stuff. No offense to the "creators", it is a fine guide, but don't claim you did actually any of the work.
     
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    2 questions are you female? do you know anything about games?
     
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    Sexist, much?
     
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    Who cares?
    SoftMii is cool. I like it. I use it.
    It makes it easier to play games.
    The people who don't like it don't have to use it. It's as simple as that.
     
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    But SoftMii is just a guide.

    You USE the guide for a good 5 minutes or so then you're running completely different software.
     
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    Nothing comes from nothing. Everyone who create uses what around them. So we all use someone else s**t. The combination of ones mind fused with the achievements and failure of other is how we create new and better things. Something from here something from there, produces a product the Masses can use. That's what makes it HUGE.

    And in way I agree and disagree that SoftMii is just a guide.
    If all you want to do is play games then it's just a guide but if you want to truly control your Wii then it's HUGE
     
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    Umm, isn't that basically what WADder is? A n00b friendly package? So I wouldn't be bashing SoftMii if I was you [​IMG]
     
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    Didnt see any one running region free softmod's with ease before it tho did u

    its not a guide, its a pack that contains a method to region free disc channel loading

    if ya downloaded it ya fuckin gimp ya would see all authors are credited in the pack, so next time

    actually try something before ya comment

    and regarding softmii tweak

    SoftMii tweak was written for us by said person and is designed specifically for us, Cinstaller is not as good as SoftMii Tweak nor is the healthii installer..and i know a good few people who will agree..

    you come back after months and all you can do is post some stupid arse bullshit post

    ya could of atleast fuckin come back with something useful.

    fuckin trolls man who needs em
     
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    Take a fucking valium, not everybody has to think SoftMii is the second coming. And the only reason region free disc channel loading didn't happen before SoftMii was that the tools only just now came into existence.
     
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    Softmii tweaks is worth the pack alone. And I don't know if you've ever tried to install ALL the important hacks that have ever come out from scratch; it's almost impossible to find them all with decent support. Softmii is the easiest install pack I've ever seen, and now that it includes cSM alpha it truly is special.

    I'm behind you all the way clarky.
     
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    do i think its the 2nd comin ??? NO

    has ARC M5 been around for quite a while ?? YES

    if ya dont like it, dont use it, simple as

    jus why post some bullshit thread like yourr the authority on homebrew, the definition of SoftMii has been discussed about a thousand times man

    so u take a fuckin valium
     
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    You have not read and understand so believe what you wish. Your right it's not the second coming there are still many things great and amazing to be discovered. But as of right now SoftMii is as complete of a package that give you as much control of your Wii as possible.
     
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    Topic description -> what on earth did they added?

    [​IMG]
     
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    Some people just can't appreciate things. Pretty sad.
     
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    Hmm nothing original? now see that is an insult to me. Before i decided to sneak CSM into softmii there were not any custom menu's, there weren't any public custom healthscreens, nor the knowledge on how to make them (excluding wiishizzza german guide), and before you say that ice gets all the credit for healthii and mass healthscreens, ask him who helped him get it working. Now i don't claim to have written the app installer. However it was my idea and i was the one who had the connection that talked crediar into writting it for us. Before that you had to use a WAD to attempt any system menu hack. Now you can alter anything you want and not worry about a brick/having to restart your system menu and hacks from scratch, fuck up just reinstall your original app file. When it was Just Riiski mod then yeah it was just a pack of other applications, HOWEVER i don't seem to recall anyone having figured out full disc channel region free loading before we put it out.
    Tell ya what when you release something that changes the scene and accelerates progress by 500% then you can bitch about other peoples releases all you want. until then just shut up.

    Its people like you that make others want to say fuck the scene and stop working on projects.
    And before i get 100 PM's no im not going to stop the CSM. I will still work on it and release it [​IMG]
     
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    I know you guys have done lots of work, what I don't like is that you sorta "claim" that you "made" the features listed. You might want to have two sections, one for "homegrown" features and ones that you guys just made easier to install.

    [​IMG]

    BTW I am going to accelerate sysmenu hacking 500%...digity check the staff room...we should stop arguing and work together more!
     
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    i'm struggling with this part of softmii......

    20 games out of 70 tested NTSC games on a my PAL system still fail to work thats only 72% success........and its the same ones that dont work before i put softmii on.....cioscorp with starfall on its own gave me the same results....so in fact its no improvement at all on disc channel loading

    maybe the improvement was on NTSC systems or MODchip users......or maybe all the hacks.ini i have tested are not correct


    i'll keep trying and testing.....thanks for now
     

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