SSBB - Black Screen

Discussion in 'Wii U - Games & Content' started by RunicLady, Oct 8, 2013.

  1. RunicLady
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    RunicLady Newbie

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    Whenever I try to run Super Smash Bros. Brawl in Wii mode on my Wii U, I get a black screen as soon as I start the game from the disk channel.

    The system becomes completely unresponsive and I have to unplug it to turn it off.

    All other games work just fine :/

    Has anyone else run into this issue before??
     
  2. julialy

    julialy Homebrewer

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    is your disk scratched?

    do you have homebrew?
     
  3. MarioFanatic64

    MarioFanatic64 The guy who does things

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    My aunt had this exact problem.

    Every game would work but Smash Bros., but no problems with the disk.

    Edit: This was on a standard Wii, however.

    She had to get a new Wii.
     
  4. RunicLady
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    *facepalms* I completely forgot about scratches. I haven't had an issue with disc scratches in years - that's not an exaggeration either. Now I feel really dumb about deleting my save.

    IT turns out thart there are some minor scratches around it, but they really don't look like anything too serious. I have other discs that are way more scratched, yet play just fine. I know that doesn't necessarily mean anything though.

    I HAD homebrew...I deleted the channel off of my vWii though. I was actually trying to get it re-installed through the Smash Stack exploit, but the game wouldn't even boot from the disc like normal...


    Now that you mention it, I do remember there being an issue with older Wii models not reading Brawl discs, and it was a hardware issue that required Nintendo to replace the Wii entirely.

    However, I've played Brawl before on this console, so I don't think it is a hardware issue.

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    It seems that my next step should be to try a different disc. If that doesn't work...then I have no idea. I'll have to get a USB Loader working some how.
     
  5. MarioFanatic64

    MarioFanatic64 The guy who does things

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    Brawl did work on my Aunt's console, too. It just stopped working one day out of the blue for no reason.