Wiiware/VC games from other regions won't load

Discussion in 'Wii - Emulation and Homebrew' started by marchrius, May 6, 2015.

  1. marchrius
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    marchrius GBAtemp Regular

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    Hi everyone, I've got a PAL Wii softmodded and always play NTSC version of games. Even if I region freed everything from priiloader, NTSC VC/WW games don't load at all. Black screen, no sound, wiimote disconnects itself and won't reconnect.

    I found out some solutions that involve using a virtual nand for loading VC/WW games, but some people states that not every game works. Plus, it seems an overly complicated thing for simply run games from other regions.

    I read about utilities that region frees wads, but again someone says that not every game works since they basically force wads to run in PAL instead of NTSC.

    I read about any region changer, but this would change region for everything. Don't know if my wii shop, PAL games etc. would still work and I don't want to switch back and forth regions when playing games (occasionally I still play PAL games).

    I'm still a noob at this stuff so it's very likely that some of my statements are incorrect :) what you guys are using to run VC/WW games from other regions? Please don't tell me "use emulators", I'm already doing it but I want to be able to run VC/WW games as well.
     
  2. marchrius
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    marchrius GBAtemp Regular

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    Ok, found out that USB Loader GX can launch channels too. So, if I launch a VC title from there, I can force NTSC output from game settings. Works wonders.Problem solved :) would still be nice to be able to run the game from Wii system menu though
     
  3. pedro702

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    VC wads are region locked thats why you cant lauch them, there is an app that changes the wad region so you can install them with your region settings but i dont recall the name of it tough.
     
  4. ploder

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    freethewads.exe ?
     
  5. pedro702

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    i think so