Swap DRC for TV-Only Wii U Games

Discussion in 'Wii U - Homebrew' started by OatmealDome, Jul 19, 2017.

  1. cucholix

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    The gamepad has 256mb of serial flash memory, not too shaby.
     
  2. cruplezone

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    what are you implying?
     
  3. LordOrwell

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    he's probably saying that that's a lot of memory. Originally we were promised a "tvii" service but... anyway.
    Personally i have tested this app and like it, although it has locked up on me or quit working. I get audio issues from the youtube app and this is a good one for me to want to switch screens on. I am over 40 and i can't read the video descriptions on the tablet so i swap the screen to see them.

    Crazy ridiculous idea: Trick the wiiu into thinking it has a gamepad connected when it doesn't. it's pretty impossible to configure the system without one.
     
  4. Lyrin

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    You'd still need a gamepad to activate it so it's pretty much useless.
     
  5. Keylogger

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    Swap-DRC isn't working correctly with Zelda WW...

    I am playing using TV screen and headphones plugged into the gamepad.
    I can swap the TV screen but I have no music on the headphones. Only sound effects
     
  6. LordOrwell

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    I have one. I wanted to get a 2nd one without a screen to put all my wii and gameboy games on in my bedroom
     
  7. cruplezone

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    no he's saying you'd still need a gamepad to cycle through the main menu and get to the homebrew to activate it - so pretty much useless
     
  8. Keylogger

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    Anybody can help me with this:
    Swap-DRC isn't working correctly with Zelda WW...

    I am playing using TV screen and headphones plugged into the gamepad.
    I can swap the TV screen but I have no music on the headphones. Only sound effects
     
  9. pedro702

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    not using the headphones works?normal gamepad sounds?
     
  10. Keylogger

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    nop it doesn't
     
  11. pedro702

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    tehn yeah some games dont swap correctly because they need extra patching, some work some dont so unless someone upated the app and adds some more paches it wont work.
     
  12. Marko76

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    Why are you even using this when WW has off screen play built into it. Just start the game then press the - button to play on wiiu gamepad with sound through headphones. Absolutely no need to use this app when the game already does it.
     
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  13. LordOrwell

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    you can do that with a wiimote.
     
  14. cruplezone

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    The point is you always have to have another controller with you anyways....
     
  15. Zonta85

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    Why It doesn't work with Mass effect 3 Special Edition?

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  16. pedro702

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    no homebrew works with it not even sd gecko or hidtovapd or anything, im guessing that games has some checks taht reject the memory adress or some kind of cheat protection.
     
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  17. TCJJ

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    I've looked around but haven't come across this question so I wanted to ask: is it possible to make SwapDRC persistent/permanently installed?
    Since it's loaded into memory, it's gone when you reboot, so I assume you'd either have to cook it into (Coldboot) Haxchi or Mocha, or potentially chain-load it with CBHC/Mocha/fw.img auto-boot.
    Probably more effort than it's worth then, but I'm just curious because it'd be nice if it were persistent through reboots.
     
  18. cruplezone

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    Yeah someone could make a fork of haxchi that has padcon and swaldrc enabled by config file pretty easily
     
  19. alonzondavis

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    Was there an older version of this app that swap only the tv displays and not the audio?

    I use wireless headphones that use the a/v cords.

    I noticed with Splattoon that audio still plays through the gamepad when switching both displays but when I use the wireless headphones itll only display the audio track when the map screen is present, you know like if it was originaly kept on the tv. Swapping the screens then mutes the sound when the game is displayed on the gamepad.

    I was wondering that maybe a older version or something with the current version that allows only the image display swaps and not the audio tracks.

    Edit: i just found the first version after looking a few pages back, im gonna test it to see if that one works
     
    Last edited by alonzondavis, Mar 19, 2018
  20. CoolChenz

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    If i install swap drc and remove sd card will it still work?