Wiiu homebrew for those who care.

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by themattindahat, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. themattindahat
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    themattindahat Newbie

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    So I'm new to posting threads and commenting on forums but certainly not new to the homebrew scene. Back from when the XBMC was a new thing (and remains great to this day) I have been interested in homebrew on home consoles. Being able to put media players on consoles, changing themes to personalize your home screen, and even running emulators are amazing feats we seem to take for granted.

    That being said, the wii u homebrew scene has been something people look forward to. Not everyone wants to download games and play them through a USB loader illegally. Some of us (but certainly not most of us) look for homebrew to make our console experience that much better and fully recognized. I dream of playing HD movies I own on my wiipad, as well as customizing my wii u home screen to be unique and totally different from yours!

    I want to thank EVERYONE involved in the wii u homebrew scene from past to present, and for that matter the future for making strides to see this dream as a reality. That includes marcan, Bubba, harryoke, bobbybangin, delroth, MarioNum1, Maxternal, Crower, and everyone else I've left off or are behind the scenes that don't get the credit.

    The wii u homebrew scene has immense potential, don't waste it on flame wars over a forum of all things. Instead, recognize the greatness you are all achieving, and realize the impact you will have on not just the wii u homebrew scene, but the whole homebrew scene in general!! And for gods sake, make XBMC on wii u a reality!!

    -TheMattInDaHat
     
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    Here here.
     
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    jamsplodge Advanced Member

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    Wow, you waited 7 years to make your first comment and then when you did it was this corker Well done.
     
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  4. NFG

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    As a long time lurker here and even longer homebrew lover. Thank you for saying what I thought others didn't want to here.
     
  5. XDel

    XDel Author of the Alien Breed Odamex Projekt.

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    Heh, I just caught that...

    ...ya, I guess in that respect I'm kind of let down by this whole post. I figured you'd have came down from the mountain of silence to translate the meaning of life to the cell phone generation or something, but no, alas, it's a very optimistic and passionate inspiration letter directed in hopes of a developing Wii U home brew scene. Tisk tisk.
     
  6. mstephens1984

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    Some people are content consuming knowledge and only posting when it feels necessary. I choose to use my membership this way, so I do not clutter the boards for others trying to doing the same thing. So why am I posting now, given theses parameters? I feel given recent events that the current devs for the wii u , few as they may be, have very little incentive with a community like this. I have no doubt that they will keep working on these hacks, but why share them with a community that does nothing but try to translate every announcement into a time frame for a usb loader. I may have missed it this time around, but last time with the wii most of the questions were "what canwe do with this console next" or "how do we make the wii do this" or "do you think this will be possible". I'm not saying this isn't happening now, but it seems to be overpowered by "can we use this to run backups"

    Please don't take this the wrong way, i use CFG loader along with testing just about every thing in the homebrew browser. I have also played around with app development both on the wii and iphone based out of c++. I would love to contribute more of my time, but I have a very addictive personality, and feel that i would harm my real life if i went too far into it. (i have never released any thing).

    The OP here said just what I wanted to say, I just wanted to expand on it. Thanks to all the contributors both past and present. Lets not worry as much about what this will lead to, but enjoy the ride and we may end up with something unexpected. XBMC didn't exist until someone came up with the idea, Even if you can not program, that does not stop you from creating ideas that the devs might know how to implement.

    Now I will go back to my corner and read some more.
     
  7. drmarvin

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    Fully agree here. I love doing things with consoles that you aren't "supposed" to do. I buy my games, so piracy isn't my drive, but I sure love being able to play the games I have purchased off of a USB drive. Also, i'm always up for another media player. I appreciate all the work that these hardware hackers are doing, since I don't have that skill or ability!! Cheers, all.
     
  8. kitzuki

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    I believe there a focus not to bring homebrew due to possible piracy...at this point 2 years down almost with no clear plan from nintendo I couldn't care anymore. It obvious this system is struggling with no more interesting software listed for the year Bring the BREW!
     
  9. Billy23

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    I couldnt have said it better myself mr OP
    Wish the wii U hackers would share the love
     
  10. nonameboy

    nonameboy GBAtemp Regular

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    I want to thank everyone involved in the wii u homebrew scene too. you guys rock
     
  11. djbubba2002

    djbubba2002 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Don't thank me..I'm just a tester..everyone else got the skills to hack.

    First post too...Ray Lewis is this you again lol
     
  12. mikeyt1998

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    Just to reply to the 'I dream of playing HD movies I own on my wiipad'

    I'm not sure the pad has the resolution required to watch a HD movie in actual HD, I find it's even lacking when you play a game sometimes unfortunately :(

    It's only an LCD isn't it? not an awesome quality one i might add.
     
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    The gamepad screen is 854x480, so yes, far from HD resolutions.
     
  14. themattindahat
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    themattindahat Newbie

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    Hmm. That's too bad. How about streaming DVD quality movies to it? Not sure if that counts as HD. Anyways, I've been a member for quite some time but as others said I'm more of a lurker. Don't have much input to add that would be helpful, but I am surprised that was my first post!
     
  15. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    DVDs are 480p max, the game pad is 480p also, so it wouldn't look too bad on the screen.
     
  16. nonameboy

    nonameboy GBAtemp Regular

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    well I could imagine using the pad with Windows and photoshop as a grafik tablet?
     
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