What can i do with my Wii in 2016 (OFW 4.2E)

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by Abu_Senpai, May 15, 2016.

  1. Abu_Senpai
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    Abu_Senpai The Red King

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    I just finally moved my Wii from my parents house to my own and I want to now what I can do with it? IN terms of Hacking and homebrew and roms and emulators etc....

    I'm a total newb so what I'm trying to say is can anyone answer the questions below:

    What emulators are available for the WII?
    My current firmware Is 4.2E! is there any chance I could hack my wii in order to play free roms?
    How hard is it to hack a wii?
    IS my system firmware capable of being hacked?
    Any guides omn installing software that can add cfw or hacks to my wii?

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Lacius

    Lacius GBAtemp Guru

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    Yes, you can softmod your Wii. Yes, you can play game backups. It is about as easy as using the forum search function.
     
  3. Abu_Senpai
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    Abu_Senpai The Red King

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    What is the difference between softmodding and hardmodding?
     
  4. Lacius

    Lacius GBAtemp Guru

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    Softmodding only involves an SD card and software. A hardmod requires that you actually take your Wii apart and make a tangible modification to your system.
     
  5. SwaGoat

    SwaGoat GBAtemp Regular

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    I found the process really easy after I setup the homebrew,you're quite much free to do what you want after installing the hbc.
    What can be found in homebrew:
    Many emulators for retro consoles,and yes you can play wii game backups,they're isos but I guess it's alright calling them roms.

    Well,I don't know much about instructing so search through the forums,it really helps :P
     
  6. KaduPSE

    KaduPSE Revolution and cake

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    Well, bumping this again:
    • You can add a decent media player for your Wii
    • You can setup DLNA streaming
    • You can run cheats and patches on any Wii game
    • You can add themes to your system menu
    • You can run some cool homebrew apps and games, like a physics simulator or a musical game
     
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