Wii64 & Wiisx

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  1. AngryGreek766
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    So its been like 10 months since the team responsible for these projects have posted an updated about the emulators and i just wanted to ask does anyone know anything? will these ever be updated or have they moved on. Its sad to not see these compete as they would certainly round off the wii.
     
  2. the_randomizer

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    Who knows? I just hope they didn't pull a douche move and silently killed the projects.
     
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    Lol this reminds me of Project64.
     
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    How is it a douche move to stop programming something for free?
    And they couldn't kill it. they released it open source.
     
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    It wouldn't be a douche move, but I would find it annoying if they stopped programming it and then didn't release the progress they have made. Of course, for all we know they are still diligently working on it.
     
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    and for all we know their "progress" is really regression. and committing it to the repo sets everyone back
     
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    I know they're rewriting a dynamic recompiler or dynarec for Wii64, which will ultimately solve compatibility and stability issues, making many games runs a lot faster and smoother, less glitches and make it a lot better than the Virtual Console's abysmal selection.
     
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    I get the first part, but how does committing something "set everyone back"? The announcement almost a year ago made it sound like there was quite a bit of progress. They said they were almost done with the final change.
    http://emulatemii.com/wordpress/?tag=wii64
     
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    This gets brought up every once in a while. You'd figure it would encourage them to work on the project more but eh who knows.
    My guess is that its dead.
     
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    I've got no problem with people giving up on projects (as long as nobody has paid them to work on it of course), but I really dislike it when they never announce that the project is dead. Instead, everybody just waits for something that will never come.
     
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    I've requested a status update on emulatemii.com (seen below), so maybe we will learn something from that.

     
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    I'm guessing N64 is very hard to emulate because I also notice on android the Wii64 emulators aren't that great.
    Wii64 and Mupen64 AE.
    They have decent compatibility and speed but pretty much have the same problems as Wii64 does with games.
     
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    Well they are porting 64-bit MIPS CPU architecture to 32-bit PPC/PowerPC (Wii) CPU architecture, so is it really any wonder why it's so hard to code?
     
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    I'd be happy if they just made 1st party and RARE Inc. game run perfectly.
    So, conquer bad fur day, Banjo Kazooie, Banjo Tooie, Perfect Dark, Goldeneye, Jetforce Gemini, DonkeyKong 64, Blast Corps, Zelda oot, Zelda MM, Super Mario 64, Pilotwings, Diddy Kong Racing, Mickey racing usa, etc...
     
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    In my humblest of opinions, I would just get an ED64/64Drive and PSIO when it's released. Nothing beats playing on the original console. I have donated in the past to the wii64/wiisx team and I appreciate their hard work but it will never be up to par with the nes, genesis, etc emulators on the wii. Those are basically perfect.
     
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    The Wii64Team should really learn the basics of communication. I understand that it's a hard project and that they have real-life priorities, but they left their website to rot since September 2011.
    They can surely take all the time they need to work on the emulators, but I can't understand why the hell they can't find 1 minute to write a post on their site, at least to say that the project isn't dead. :angry:
     
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    i think both these projects are DITW o well maybe we'll have better versions with the wiiU
     
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    Ah, but unlike Project 64, at least we don't have to donate to use the latest (unstable) version. Plus the authors aren't douchebags who chose to pull the plug after taking the "donations".

    If you want to spend $90 on a flash cart, be my guest.

    No kidding, I mean yeah, they're most likely very busy with their lives (school, work, etc), not to mention working hard to get their emulators in a more stable condition, but come on! It can't be that difficult to take three minutes to update a blog!