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Chad Waliser
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Recently got interested in trying to find a way to use Borders for GBA games utilizing RetroArch-Wii. I think I've come up with a decent solution... just a warning... it won't be pretty. First, set your Wii and TV/Monitor to 4:3 Aspect Ratio. You can utilize 16:9 but I personally don't use...
Chad Waliser
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########################################### ##### Boot2vWii Channel Tutorial - Wii U Aroma ##### ########################################### What is Boot2vWii Channel? With Boot2vWii Channel you can create custom forwarders to use in the Wii U menu and launch channels installed on the Virtual...
Chad Waliser
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This goes over the screws and other pieces within the DSi XL along with differences in screws used on a per-color or per-console basis. There are Five Variations that I am aware of, and to my understanding, they are benign. I originally posted this on Reddit, but I have learned a bit more since...
Chad Waliser
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If you are one of the oddballs around and are still using your WiiU in 2020, then chances are you are most likely still using because of the neat browser the WiiU had, and its ability to stream videos directly to the TV from the browser. However, starting in mid-June of 2020, YouTube officially...
Chad Waliser
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ALWAYS MAKE BACKUPS OF YOUR NAND BEFORE PROCEEDING! NOTE TO SYSNAND USERS: DO NOT BOOT INTO GW MODE ON FIRMWARE 11.3+; YOU WILL LOSE B9S AND BE REVERTED BACK TO STOCK FIRMWARE. IF THIS EVER HAPPENS, IT CAN EASILY BE FIXED BY RE-INSTALLING B9S WITH THE NTRBOOT METHOD. Never use old Gateway...
Chad Waliser
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Credits go to JustMLC for creating this mod! Important Details Before starting the tutorial, it's important to know that you need a jailbroken Wii U (it may also work on emulator, but I haven't tested) with either Aroma or Tiramisu (you can use Legacy [aka as Haxchi, CBHC or Mocha] too, but...
Chad Waliser
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Yes, I know, this guide already exists. However, the old guide is horribly out of date and doesn't show how to prepare your own dev firmwares... something relatively important when there are so few retail encrypted firmware archives online. Hopefully this helps anyone still looking to install...
Chad Waliser
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This is a list I've been compiling for some time now, and I thought it was to a point where it may be useful to others. It does contain a lot of anecdotes and guessing, so use this information with that in mind and do additional research where necessary. Note that this is an incomplete project...
Chad Waliser
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I've been stuck grinding this game (https://pokerogue.net/)for days now and wanted a more convenient way to play it. For this guide, you will need to have android installed on your system using switchroot. At the very least until the game's JS source code is properly ported to the system using...
Chad Waliser
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Why? You have asked for it, so here it is... USB Partition The Wii U only allows you to format whole USB storage devices to use them for expanding the storage to store Wii U games. This stroopwafel plugin changes this. It lets you use a partition on your USB storage device for storing Wii U...
Chad Waliser
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Why? Even though the Wii U has a built in SD slot, it doesn't support using it as a storage expansion to store Wii U games (unlike it's predecessor). USB pen drives are notoriously unreliable and hard drives are bulky and require extra power or a Y cable, using up multiple ports. Today big...
Chad Waliser
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I DO NOT INCLUDE ANY GAME DUMPS YOU WILL NEED TO SOURCE YOUR OWN. Let me start off by saying - I struggled for a little while correctly patching mods into this game and getting it working the Wii U and I finally figured it out so sharing here so others don't have to sift and read numerous other...
Chad Waliser
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disclaimer: first: this is not the best way of doing it this is just a easy to understand begginer method doing it with wiimms iso tools is better but is not a begginer method second: this does not work with all mods but works most of them tutorial: 1: get the game rom the format dont matter...
Chad Waliser
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Credits go to JustMLC for creating this mod! Before starting the tutorial, it's important to know that you need a jailbroken Wii U (it may also work on emulator, but I haven't tested) with either Aroma or Tiramisu. If you want to also/only get the OG switch GamePad/TV button and/or OG system...
Chad Waliser
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Good news everyone! I decided to make a The Switch brew page has information on theming the homebrew menu. https://switchbrew.org/wiki/Homebrew_Menu I figured I would write up a way to just change the Background and asset images, For full theming see above link. REQUIREMENTS HBtheme PAK...
Chad Waliser
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Hello everyone, Today, I introduce a tool to easily make installable images from a Unity Wii U Build for any Retail Wii U ! This tool is currently in beta, some functions are not ready yet but the big part about decrypting Unity Build and repack it is working. This is a short tutorial about how...
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Chad Waliser
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Use FPSLocker on actual hardware or uncap framerate emulator and/or limit game speed to 200% to achieve the same result as this guide. No Ghidra or guide required now. This is a basic guide to create an .ips that patches 'nvnWindowBuilderSetPresentInterval' and/or 'nvnWindowSetPresentInterval'...
Chad Waliser
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So let's say that you've region changed your 3DS (example: JPN to USA) and you try to go in the eShop and/or Pokemon Bank on the USA version but then you get an error code that says 007-2001. This is because your serial number in Nintendo's servers are still in the other region (JPN). In order...
Chad Waliser
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About this pack. https://www.mediafire.com/file/rh9bus5soubftn9/Custom_themes_pack_1.1.zip/file Inside you find 3 folders. 1. BCT Copy to SD 1st This is a custom theme set that that unlike most others themes I've seen, this theme adds 3 Extra buttons to the source flow. Genres, Hacks and...
Chad Waliser
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I've seen this asked a lot over the years and since someone asked it today and I recently mapped out all the Settings saves, I decided to test my theory that the answer was there. It was. Use case: You are stuck at the system initialize screen with the 'connect joycons' animation but you don't...
 
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