Wii Section Overview

Discussion in 'Wii - Console and Game Discussions' started by tj_cool, Feb 15, 2010.

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  1. tj_cool

    tj_cool Site dev

    Jan 7, 2009
    This planet
    New to the Wii section? Welcome! <img src="style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":D" border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" />
    If not, feel free to read and comment as well (<!--coloro:#FF0000--><span style="color:#FF0000"><!--/coloro--><b>dicussions go here</b><!--colorc--></span><!--/colorc-->: <a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=208898)" target="_blank">http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=208898)</a>

    Some people seem to get lost in the wii forums, so I thought I could make a topic to show them the way <img src="style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/wink.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=";)" border="0" alt="wink.gif" />

    <b><!--sizeo:3--><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><!--coloro:blue--><span style="color:blue"><!--/coloro-->Before going to the real section overview, lets first see some rules which we'd like everyone to follow:<!--colorc--></span><!--/colorc--><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec--></b><ol type='1'><li>Before posting anything, please use the <b><a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?act=search" target="_blank">Search function</a></b> to see if your question is already answered.</li><li>There are <b>stickies</b> in the most important sections (always <b>on the top of the first page</b>). You can use these to ask questions. There are also many normal topics for many different subjects which can be used.</li><li>If you find an <b>old topic</b> in which you want to post, make sure it’s not too old. Posting in these topics is called <b>bumping</b>, which is usually <b>not appreciated</b>. You can better ask for help in a <b>more recent topic</b> (or <b>sticky</b>).</li><li>If you still need to make a new topic, please use a good title (not "Help" or "Problem"). Also make sure you are posting in the correct section!</li><li>Always give us enough information about the problem:<ul><li><b>General</b><ul><li><u>System menu version + region</u>: Not all versions can follow the same steps.</li><li><u>Guide followed</u>: What guide did you follow to softmod your Wii?</li><li><u>cIOS</u>: What cIOS are you using (waninkoko / hermes) and what revision?</li></ul></li><li><b>Brick related</b><ul><li><u>Last thing I did</u>: Usually the thing that might have broken it in the first place.</li><li><u>Other things I tried</u>: Did some experimenting? Let us know how it turned out!</li></ul></li><li><b>Game related</b><ul><li><u>Game name</u>: What game is it?</li><li><u>Loader/ModChip</u>: Loader or ModChip name. Also give the versions of the apps you use!</li><li><u>Boot method</u>: What settings you use/what you do to boot the game.</li></ul></li></ul></li></ol>Ok, now we had that, let’s go on with the section overview <img src="style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/wink.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=";)" border="0" alt="wink.gif" />

    <b><!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><!--coloro:#777--><span style="color:#777"><!--/coloro-->Games and General Discussion<!--colorc--></span><!--/colorc--><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec--></b> (<a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showforum=105" target="_blank">link</a>) <hr />
    <blockquote>This is where you can talk about the games themselves. You can ask opinions about the game, ask for recommendations...
    This section can also be used to talk about the Wii console in general.

    <i>Essential topics in this section</i><ul><li><a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=66050" target="_blank">* * READ FIRST BEFORE POSTING * *</a> -- Like the title suggests, its best to read this first before posting in topics or creating topics on your own.</li><li><a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=92995" target="_blank">Wiiware essentials</a> – Always get the best WiiWare games! This list will help you to choose the best WiiWare so you wouldn’t waste your time and money on bad games.</li><li><a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=81988" target="_blank">Essential games list</a> – The same thing can be said about normal Wii games. Never “obtain” the wrong games!</li><li><a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=179343" target="_blank">Upcoming games</a> – What games are you waiting for?</li></ul></blockquote>

    <b><!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><!--coloro:#777--><span style="color:#777"><!--/coloro-->Game Help, Hints and Tips<!--colorc--></span><!--/colorc--><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec--></b> (<a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showforum=106" target="_blank">link</a>) <hr />
    <blockquote>Don’t know where to go or what to do? You can always ask for help here if you are stuck in a game.
    Note that this is NOT the same as asking for help on how to get a game to work! If you get any errors while playing the game (black screen, 002 error, …), this belong in the Backup Loader section!

    <i>Other useful links</i><ul><li><a href="http://www.gamefaqs.com/console/wii/" target="_blank">GameFAQs – Wii Section</a> – FAQs and Walkthroughs for each game there is!</li></ul></blockquote>

    <b><!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><!--coloro:#777--><span style="color:#777"><!--/coloro-->Emulation<!--colorc--></span><!--/colorc--><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec--></b> (<a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showforum=189" target="_blank">link</a>) <hr />
    <blockquote>This forum is made for the various emulators on and for the Wii. If you prefer emulators over the <acronym title='Virtual Console'>VC</acronym> games, this is the section for you!

    <i>Essential topics in this section</i><ul><li><a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=155421" target="_blank">Emulator Status</a> – A big list with all available Emulators and their status.</li></ul><i>Other useful links</i><ul><li><a href="http://wiibrew.org/wiki/List_of_homebrew_emulators" target="_blank">Wiibrew – List of Homebrew Emulators</a> – Another list with all homebrew emulators.</li></ul></blockquote>

    <b><!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><!--coloro:#777--><span style="color:#777"><!--/coloro-->Hardware, Devices and Utilities<!--colorc--></span><!--/colorc--><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec--></b> (<a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showforum=107" target="_blank">link</a>) <hr />
    <blockquote>Anything related to the Hardware of the Wii goes here: casings, cables, internal hardware,…
    Talk about modchips (Hardware Modification Chips) also belongs in this forum.

    <i>Essential topics in this section</i><ul><li><a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=164800" target="_blank">How to install a ModChip</a> – Ok, so you got a modchip, but you don’t know how to install it? This guide explains everything from Opening the Wii to Soldering the modchip.</li><li><a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=109435" target="_blank">How to install a solderless ModChip</a> – Don’t like soldering? No problem! This guide will explain how to install a modchip without having to solder anything.</li></ul></blockquote>

    <b><!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><!--coloro:#777--><span style="color:#777"><!--/coloro-->Hacking<!--colorc--></span><!--/colorc--><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec--></b> (<a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showforum=108" target="_blank">link</a>) <hr />
    <blockquote>Go here for all your softmodding needs! Our many tutorials can help you to get started from a wii with any system menu, version and even color!

    <i>Essential topics in this section</i><ul><li><a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=173713" target="_blank">Noob Starter Guide</a> – Before you start hacking your wii, read this to gain knowledge of what you’re actually going to do.</li><li><a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=171901" target="_blank">Simplistic Mod</a> -- Softmodding was never this easy! This guide will walk you through all the basic steps of the softmodding process.</li><li><a href="http://sites.google.com/site/completesg/" target="_blank">CompleteSoftmodGuide</a> -- For people who want to go a little more advanced, there is this bigger, more expanded guide.</li></ul><i>Useful Wiki pages</i><ul><li><a href="http://wiki.gbatemp.net/wiki/index.php?title=Hacking_FAQ" target="_blank">Wii hacking FAQ</a> -- Have any questions? Look here first, cause it's a great page with a lot of useful info!</li></ul></blockquote>

    <b><!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><!--coloro:#777--><span style="color:#777"><!--/coloro-->Backup loaders<!--colorc--></span><!--/colorc--><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec--></b> (<a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showforum=190" target="_blank">link</a>) <hr />
    <blockquote>Don't want to damage your retail discs? Or do you just prefer loading games from an USB device? All answers about this kind of stuff can be found in this section!

    <i>Essential topics in this section</i><ul><li><a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=179085" target="_blank">Backup Loading Basics</a> -- Don't know how to get started? This topic has all the links and info you need!</li><li><a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=129239" target="_blank">Burning Backups</a> -- Prefer loading games from backup discs, but don't know how? This topic will help you!</li><li><a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=129239" target="_blank">General compatibility guide</a> -- Unfortunately, not all games work perfectly... Maybe you can find some more info about that here.</li></ul><i>Game fix topics</i><ul><li><a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=168530" target="_blank">Wii Sports Resort fix</a> -- Wii sports resort needs to be booted on a special way, but it’s not hard to do if you know this.</li><li><a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=189802" target="_blank">NSMB Wii fix</a> -- NSMB came with a new Piracy protection method. If you want to play it, you'd better look here first!</li></ul><i>Useful Wiki pages</i><ul><li><a href="http://wiki.gbatemp.net/wiki/index.php?title=Rock_Guide" target="_blank">The Rock Guide</a> -- How to use USB Loaders with USB Peripherals.</li><li><a href="http://wiki.gbatemp.net/wiki/index.php?title=Backup_Launcher_v3" target="_blank">Disc launcher compatibility</a> -- What games work from Disc, and what games don't?</li><li><a href="http://wiki.gbatemp.net/wiki/index.php?title=USB_Loader_v1.x_Game_Compatibility" target="_blank">USB loader compatibility</a> -- USB loaders do not have the same compatibility as Disc loaders!</li><li><a href="http://wiki.gbatemp.net/wiki/index.php?title=Gamecube_Backup_Launcher_Compatibility_List" target="_blank">GC loader compatibility</a> -- Even the GC launcher has its own list!</li></ul></blockquote>

    <b><!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><!--coloro:#777--><span style="color:#777"><!--/coloro-->Nintendo WiFi connection<!--colorc--></span><!--/colorc--><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec--></b> (<a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showforum=109" target="_blank">link</a>) <hr />
    <blockquote>The online capabilities on the Wii are not amazing, but still good enough for a separate section! This is the place where you should go for online help and to share friendcodes!

    <i>Other useful links</i><ul><li><a href="http://us.wii.com/connect/" target="_blank">Nintendo - How to connect to the Internet</a> -- Before using it, we have to know how to connect first!</li></ul></blockquote>

    <b><!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><!--coloro:#777--><span style="color:#777"><!--/coloro-->Homebrew Games and Applications<!--colorc--></span><!--/colorc--><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec--></b> (<a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showforum=179" target="_blank">link</a>) <hr />
    <blockquote>Not all homebrew is hacking, emulating or backup launching related. Go here to talk about homebrew in general.

    <i>Other useful links</i><ul><li><a href="http://wiibrew.org/wiki/List_of_homebrew_applications" target="_blank">Wiibrew - List of Homebrew Apps</a> -- A complete list with all available (legal) homebrew!</li></ul></blockquote>

    <div align="center">Have fun! <img src="style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/grog.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":grog:" border="0" alt="grog.gif" /></div>
  2. Hadrian

    Hadrian Better than Craigslist

    Former Staff
    Oct 12, 2004
    I wanted this thread here as well to reduce the number of "I CANT GET *insert game* TO WERK!!!11!!" here.
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