Wiigion Free + Wiikey

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by Svengali, Apr 16, 2007.

  1. Svengali
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    With a NTSC-U Wii if I want to play a PAL backup do I need to use Wiigion Free to patch it or do I just use the mode on the Wiikey?

    Also, if you do patch it but don't enable the region unlock stuff on the Wiikey will it still work?
     
  2. davewii

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    just use the inbuilt region free on setup disk as they both have the same compatability
     
  3. dsbomb

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    I've tried 6 or so PAL games and one Japan game, and so far none have worked with my Wiikey. I used DVD+RWs, but they all return the "unable to read disc" message. I don't know if it is just bad luck, or I'm cursed maybe...
     
  4. Opium

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    Don't use DVD+RW's use DVD-R, problem solved.
     
  5. Critical_Impact

    Critical_Impact GBAtemp Regular

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    I dont think DVD+RW's work too well with the Wii/Wiikey. I have tried them and it didnt work then I used a DVD-R and it worked fine.
     
  6. Svengali
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    The Wiikey update disc needs to be burnt to a DVD-R not a CD-R right?

    I don't have a gamecube controller so im not sure how im going to be able to set up stuff in the Wiikey menu (dont have my wiikey yet)
     
  7. shonosuke

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    you use the reset button for the menu
     
  8. noamkot

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    It's a matter of quality.
    I normally use high quality dvd-r and they work great.
    I once tried a crappy dvd-r and it sucked.
    Old dvd-rw I have were not recognized at all and after seeing that wiikey claims support for dvd+rw, I bought a few verbatim dvd+rw which work wonderfully.
    In the end, it's less about type and more about quality of media.
     
  9. philipcooper

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    i have got verbatim dvd+r and they dont work at all if i get dvd -r are they better
     
  10. dsbomb

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    The DVD+RWs work just fine for most things. I burn to them first before I commit to the other write-once media...