Way to get past the non-loading USB loader games?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by G2K, May 1, 2009.

  1. G2K

    G2K GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 23, 2009
    Cambridge, Onatrio
    So I'm sure a few of you out there have noticed that a select few PAL games do not work on an NTSC USB loader, no matter WHAT settings you have. Examples incude Pikmin, Pikmin 2, Wii Music, and a few more. I am unaware if there is a solution to this, other than they work with a modchip. Any insight on the problem?
  2. Sportsmaniac1322

    Sportsmaniac1322 GBAtemp Maniac

    Jun 26, 2008
    United States
    Forman's Basement
    The solution is to get the NTSC versions. I never get PAL versions for my Wii ever because you never know if they'll work for not. Just stick to your own region and 99% of them will work.
  3. wiiman123

    wiiman123 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Apr 5, 2009
    New Zealand
  4. SanzioSan

    SanzioSan Advanced Member

    Apr 17, 2009
    United States
  5. WiiPower

    WiiPower GBAtemp Guru

    Oct 17, 2008
    Gambia, The
    Could you explain that?

    Of course you never get video mode issues with any games with a chip. Just use the video mode from the same region as the game. But that's true for every method to play games.
  6. bloodliketheatla

    bloodliketheatla GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 31, 2008
    United States
    chips DO have video mode issues. a year ago before gecko and all of this homebrew, i (and i'm sure a lot of other people) had to check the wiki compatibility list before trying an out-of-region game. i had a japanese wii and ran into plenty of problems (especially with PAL) games and quickly became familiar with trucha, video mode patching, and language patching.
  7. penetr8or

    penetr8or Advanced Member

    Nov 26, 2008
    I don't exactly understand the issue?
    Can't you make your loader force videomode to console?

    I have a PAL wii, and the NTSC games I've tried so far works fine as soon as I do that.. They don't work when videomode is forced to game, however..

    If you wish to try, you can download my wad files and try launching your PAL Wii Music with that channel. It should work fine as it forces vmode to console..