Here you can talk about the wii the. The good things and the bad things about the wii. The good games and the bad games. Anything about the wii.
Topic by luke96 | last reply
I always thought the wii wasn't for me. I find a lot of elements...stupid and useless... I've had multiple chances to own a wii, but have turned them down... Lately a couple of good games have come out, but not enough to convince me to buy it though. So, do you think the wii is worth buying?
Topic by Keith-Kid | last reply
Ok, so my Nintendo Wii, which we have had for about 3 years decided to stop reading disks about 2 months ago. It played the downloaded games just fine but now we cant even get the Wii remotes to register on screen. I can get the hand to show up if i plug the Wii remote into our guitar hero 3 controller and use the analog stick on that but thats it. We keep it in our basement and we have 3 cats so its rather dusty. Im just wondering is it a software problem and would formatting it do anything or is it dust on the lens or some other hardware problem. I was going to format it to see if it would do anything but Im afraid that we might loose all of our save data, and I cant remember what my user name or password was for the Wii shop channel so i cant recover any of that save data either. Any and all help is greatly appreciated.
Question by PsiTheta | last reply
Okay.... So, a couple of days ago, my friend was running around and ran through the cable for my Gamecube controller connected to my Wii, the Wii fell a good 3 feet (just an estimate). And now the Eject Disk Button is jammed a little and every once in a while the Wii completely shuts it self off. Not like pressing the off button, but like pulling the power plug. I can't send it to Nintendo because I have homebrew on it and I don't want to lose it. What can I do?
Question by Fizzxwizz | last reply
Here are my wii friend codes Quantum of Solace: 3609-5355-8761 Buy this game! Then post yours! Animal Crossing: 4511-4786-9191 Post yours! Brawl: Will Post Later. Please Post yours! Rockband2: Will Post Later. Please Post yours! Please post your own! BB
Topic by Bartboy | last reply
Theres a video on youtube that shows this really cool wii laptop (link below)does anybody know how to make it or a link to where that info can be found?also, since it im gonna be taking apart my wii, how to put in a modchip, with such accommodations in the "wiitop" ? any suggestions for a good chip?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zo08avj9bsQ&feature;=relatedthanks rak
Topic by raykholo | last reply
I remeber back to the summer I was at an arcade playing Ghost Squad. Now that it is out on the wii, the fun was only half way there. I played with the wii zapper, and as much fun as it was, it just isn't cutting it. My favorite part was the force feedback gun that gave some recoil. I decided to go making my own, but I can't think of something to give enough punch. I plan to make a PVC gun outline and encase the wii remote. I would then rig a trigger on the PVC rifle to pull the fire button on the wii remote. From there, I could connect the wires so at a certain point on the PVC trigger pull, an electrical current would be completed activating the recoil. I started with thinking about takeing out the rumble motors in some old game controlers, but that would only go so far. I really wanted a staight back and forth movement. I started to think about taking a piston similar to an airsoft gun, were the motor cranks a gear that pulls the pistion back. This gear as some teeth shaved clean so that after so far of an extend, the teeth would inentially slip causing the built up spring to push the piston back into the starting position. Before it got too complicated and I started to build it, I wanted to make sure this was possible. Is it possible/practical? What type of feedback should I use, and were can I get it? -John
Topic by anotherkill | last reply
With the Wii U coming out without any nintendo gamecube controller ports, I was wondering if it were possible to still somehow mod a gamecube controller so that it could work on a Wii U. Since classic controllers that plug into a Wii Remote will work on a Wii U, i was curious to know whether it is possible for a gamecube controller to be modded so that it is recognized as a Classic controller. Somehow connecting a gamecube controller to a Wii remote, since a classic controller and a gamecube controller have pretty much the same buttons. If this is possible how would it be done?
Topic by ChaosPaladin
For those who are thinking to themselves "Jonny Chung beat you to it long time ago".... Don't jump to conclusion. I'm here to use his idea and give it a little twist. (if its possible that is) So let me know if this is worth pursuing... because i'm sure someone must have thought of this already... I'm also nowhere close to being a developer... with that said lets jump into what i want to call Basically i want to use our EYES to reflect Infrared to the wiimote to calibrate the movement ... and capture it and do something cool with it... - steer a car in a racing game... - look around in a 3d environment just by moving ur head... - maybe even use it as a mouse and Wink with one eye to click? im waiting for a friend of mine to find time to build me that IR LED board Jonny Chung used in one of his videos. IF anyone thinks this is something to look into, I would like to be notified.
Question by solidkundi | last reply
hi my daughter went through the process of installing homebrew software on her wii, which was already chipped. everything went as instructed except when she came to play her usual copied dvds, it asked for a wii update to continue using the software.obviously it says that if you have a modified wii then it could damage/make inoperable the wii, so she has not updated. has anyone any idea what has happened, and more importantly has anyone any suggests as to how to get it back playing copied disks? thanks for everyones time
Question by boddingtonsbloke | last reply
I've had my Wii for a little over a year now. It just stopped playing Wii games about a month ago, but it still continues to play Gamecube games perfectly fine. I haven't tried modding it or anything, it just stopped working out of the blue. What is wrong with it? And is there anything I can do? (It's not under warranty anymore...)
Question by moviemagicman33 | last reply
I already have Homebrew channel installed on my wii ,but have nothing on my ds card eg files. what Iam wanting to know is what files and folders do i need Ive trye'd a few things from watching youtube but carn't seem to have any luck thanks.
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Question by dogsnob | last reply
Can my wii brick up if i mess up installing homebrew channel ?? and will it function normally aft installing ? nd can i update my wii without hassles aft i install it ??
Question by akash.rao | last reply
Installing ticket... ERROR! (ret = -2011). when trying to load up the wii I get this any clues?
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Question by novice261 | last reply
My sister finally unboxed our Wii after it just sitting there for a few months and shes been bugging me to connect it to the internetz. So anyway Nintendo being Nintendo they made the Wii without a Ethernet port so I was thinking I could just make a Ethernet to USB adaptor. Would this work with my Wii?
Topic by emuman4evr | last reply
I would like some help on learning how to wire this 7" screen that i took off of a dvd player and wire it to the Nintendo Wii. I'll show you some pictures and hopefully someone can help me out. This is what im planning if you can't tell aready, i am going to take this LCD screen and wire it up to the wii and make my own version of the wii laptop but i need help with the wiring. Ok well i cant the the picture to let me make notes in them so ill just explain them like this going left to right.The first picture shows what the motherboard of the dvd player said about the wiring going TO the LCD screenThe second picture is about the connector to the lcd screen, its just there for in case someone wanted to see itThe third picture is the whole lcd screenThe Forth is the wii, and here is a website for the av pinouts. http://nfggames.com/wiki/doku.php?id=av:wii_multi_av_pinoutany help?
Topic by Wiimote Master | last reply
Hey yeah I could have probably put this in a better category but about the only people I care about adding are people from the K'nex section. So is anyone getting Modern Warfare Reflex? I gotta send my wii in for repair which kind of sucks seeing how I know I won't get it back until way after Reflex comes out (though I'll probably be hanging out at my friend's and sister's playing MW2 on their Xboxes) so don't expect an FC anytime soon. I did awesome in WaW. My starting account had about a 1.4 K/D and I never played an online FPS for wii before. My main account after that has a 2.23 and rising. I haven't used it much since starting to snipe and shotgun. My sniping account has an even 2.0 I think last time I checked. I started a shotgunning account right before my wii broke but I don't remember my K/D. I know it was at least over 1.5 and maybe over 2.0. And then I made another account for lolz to see how high I could get my K/D and had somewhere in the 7.0 range. So yeah point is it would be beneficial to add me =P
Topic by TheDunkis | last reply
I have succesfully replaced the laser in my wii... sort of. When I put a disc in to try, the wii could read it but once i clicked "play", it would sit there and make an odd sort of clicking noise like something was trying to move but couldn't. Earlier when putting the disc drive back into the wii, a spring a little less than a centimeter popped out but I ahve no idea where it came from. Could this be the problem? And if so, where does it go?
Question by airsofter1 | last reply
Hey I got CoD4 reflex edition for wii, so pm me your friend code for it and I'll add you. Yeah. I also have mario kart and I don't know any other games that I have which can go online. But yeah, comment here and add your friend code or pm me if you don't want it out. Merry christmas!
Topic by The Jamalam | last reply
Alright, I had a nice idea. I notice there are few Wii Zapper peripherals that are easy to use. Most are cheap pieces of plastic that cost much more than they need to and they still suck. There was one though that looked promising but still wasn't quite that comfortable. Here's the challenge. Make the easiest to use zapper body construction for a Wii remote and nunchuck. Some ideas are: Add a stock. Maybe some sort of stand you can rest the gun on to make aiming even easier? Add K'nex levers and buttons that press the Wii controller buttons. Make a trigger that presses the Z button and make a fake charging handle that presses the C button maybe? Tilt the remote sideways so it's easier to reach all the top buttons. Remember, comfort and ease of use. Those are important. It'd also be nice if it looked decent. Think any of you can handle it?
Topic by TheDunkis | last reply
I just bought a year old used wii. I am worried. I have wi-fi. I want to use the wii with wi-fi. I had read that when the wii launched, a wiiconnect24 update made some wii units completely unusable! I am worried. The people who I bought it from never used wi-fi on the wii. It had a 1 year warranty, which expires in about 3 weeks. I got a good deal on the wii, so shut up. Question: If I update it now, will it crash??
Topic by Keith-Kid | last reply
I'm thinking about getting the wii speak accessory, but first I would like to know how long the cable is.
Question by rubberchicken | last reply