Someone just want to sell homebrew

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by siauw, Jul 29, 2009.

  1. siauw

    siauw Newbie

    Jul 29, 2009
    Check this out that somebody want to sell homebrew. Just remember that homebrew is FREE
    *Link removed*
  2. grentuu

    grentuu GBAtemp Regular

    Aug 11, 2007
    Problem is there are a lot of people out there unaware that this can be done and more importantly that its free.

    I have done numerous wii's for people and feel its morally wrong to charge.

    But while I feel that way, at the end of the day if the person having it done is happy not much you can do.

    You also have to take into account "time"

    If you think back to when you were a complete noob. Then factor in the amount of time reading upgrading, downgrading, the risk of losing your wii. It's days not hours.

    This guy removes all of that time factor for a small charge.

    You could argue that everyone is capable of servicing their own car with a basic service. Some choose not to do it.

    Still thinks its wrong though
  3. jazvdb

    jazvdb GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jul 22, 2009
    United States
    In front of computer...
    no.. really?
  4. Wii_Manic

    Wii_Manic GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 2, 2009
    Yeah, there are loads of websites like this but luckily everytime their "customers" go to update their HBC they recieve a scam warning so hopefully these websites will dissapper soon.
  5. Arm the Homeless

    Arm the Homeless Custom Title

    May 26, 2008
    United States
    "Without Voiding the Warranty"

  6. VashTS

    VashTS Beat it, son

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    Mar 14, 2009
    United States
    Upstate NY
    I agree with charging for time...that's what most businesses charge for and they charge well, like a lawyer...they make so much because they do spend a lot of time on cases, even if someone can research all the info for free themselves, they pay a lawyer to do so for them...knowledge and time is all i would charge for...if someone asks me how to do it, i'll show em what to read and even explain how this works to them, but if they want me to do it i'll tell its a cool fitty for service
  7. King Zargo

    King Zargo I'm a Star

    Aug 29, 2007
    In the lower left corner there is a link that goes to *link removed*
    With has a video with homebrew channel and GAMMA with the GBATemp logo on it.
    They even got two testimonials from Erick and Jason.

    It used to be $55 but now its $29
  8. icebrg5

    icebrg5 GBAtemp Addict

    Apr 1, 2007
    United States
    Its no different then people selling guides to fix RROD on the 360.

    Google around enough and you can find the info for free.
  9. Hadrian

    Hadrian Better than Craigslist

    Former Staff
    Oct 12, 2004
    So you post the link and some people actually pay for stuff.

    Well done you've helped them make money.
  10. Elritha

    Elritha GBAtemp Addict

    Jan 24, 2006
    Would people who actually visit this forum pay for stuff that can be found for free here? [​IMG]
  11. beegee7730

    beegee7730 ITS PAAFEKUTO!

    Mar 31, 2009
    Oh yeah and Edhel, i'll rent your signature [​IMG]
  12. Reboot

    Reboot GBAtemp Regular

    May 28, 2009
    United States
    Homebrew on the Wii, just as with any new educational adventure, is only free when you do the learning. Otherwise, you pay some one who has the knowledge to do it for you.

    Example: I fix computers. Its easy for me, and free. I charge others for my knowledge.

    I also charge to mod wii's, same thing.
  13. Dan_Aykroyd

    Dan_Aykroyd GBAtemp Fan

    Oct 30, 2008
    United States
    Well, everything sums up to this:

    - If the site says: "PayPal $10 to us" and they respond which the HackMii installer to your mail, THAT'S WRONG because they are directly selling the application.

    - If instead the site gets your Wii, install several applications, does all the needed upgrades to IOSes, TBR them, whatever to make your Wii perform at the characteristics they promote, then THAT'S RIGHT. Why? Because they are selling you the service of doing that; as many said above, it took a lot of time to read, learn, try and error.
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