Will streaming Iso's Over Network ever be possible?

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  1. earthworm
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    earthworm Advanced Member

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    The Topic says it all....just wondering what the general consensus is out there on this possibility? Would the read speed be fast enough, etc?
     
  2. UranusKiller

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    you complete pirate, i know piracy is getting worse, but with topics like this fuck me... beyond a joke.
     
  3. earthworm
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    Haha, thanks for the advice but some of us actually bought and own a wack of games.....especially my two dozen + gamecube games I've bought over the years! One of the main reasons for doing such a thing is convenience....the same reason I copied the 150 + DVD's I've bought (in stores) and ripped them onto my external hard drive and stream through my ps3 via tversity [​IMG]
     
  4. Matt93

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    This kind of stuff is what these forums are for. If you don't like it then leave. This isn't about discussing the motives for using loaders and such. Not everyone who uses them is a pirate. Quit complaining.
     
  5. bp2000

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    yay google flatmii
     
  6. earthworm
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    Yeah....i did hear about the flatmii....that's what got me thinking about the topic....but obviously that's a hardware mod....just wondering in regards to a soft mod [​IMG]
     
  7. kitt050383

    kitt050383 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    here's an idea just use the search function and youd know that a bunch of topics like this already exist....
    use the search function....
    just because peoples status says NEWBIE does not mean you have to act like one...

    -kitt050383

    MODZ please lock this topic or delete it...
    thanks!
     
  8. WiiPower

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    2 easy questions:
    1. What's the wifi speed on the Wii in KB/s?
    2. What's the reading speed for discs in MB/s?
     
  9. games2007

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    Because it's a connection right from your computer to your wii, it would load at an okay speed. Check out Flatmii.
     
  10. slaphappygamer

    slaphappygamer GBAtemp Maniac

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    yes and no. topic closed.
     
  11. dmonkey21

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    This is a sad shape this forum is in... just because lots of people post noob topic questions about loaders and such doesn't mean NOTHING should be posted. This is still a place for discussions... I just used the search function and did NOT find any topics directly pertaining to this anyway...
     
  12. dajavax

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    im sure it won't be soon, they just managed to make the wii don't notice the difference between a backup and a retail disc with the CIOS, they haven't managed or gotten near the point where you could play without using a dvd... actually flatmii is a dvd-drive emulator basically so it still is the same... to play games from a place they are not meant to be played from is really hard to ever happen... you can play psp games from the memory card because playing from isos was a feature from the first firmwares... nds plays flashcart because it's actually a cart... you can't play gba games from a slot-1 because you are not using slot-2 (gba one)... so just putting examples from other consoles...
     
  13. Edgedancer

    Edgedancer Director of Moon based operations

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    Probably not. The wii can stream data to the computer at about 500-2000kb per second whihc would not be enough to play the game.
     
  14. Teh Great Michea

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  15. Mrkinator

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    Great White North, Eh!
    So True Man...

    Edit: Man, my new avatar is way better than my old one [​IMG]
     
  16. Teh Great Michea

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  17. Mrkinator

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    Good idea [​IMG]

    I was wondering the same thing [​IMG]
     
  18. SFenton

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    Derp
    I love my PSP. But really, the piracy rate is too high.
    C'mon guys, at least RENT Resistance Retribution... [​IMG]
     
  19. Richy Freeway

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    He already said he owns his games, it's just the convenience of loading them over the LAN he wants.

    OR HERES AN IDEA, LETS NOT BOTHER READING ANYTHING AND JUST START TALKING CRAP.

    Welcome to GBATemp, where people who've been on the site for 3 months call others newbs even though they don't bother reading anything.

    Muppets.

    In response to the question, I don't reckon it will ever be possible. It would mean taking control of the networking stack and keeping control of it while the game runs. I'm pretty sure the Wii wouldn't let you do that.
     
  20. Don Killah

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    i love the alternate ending ^^