I dont belive so because most of the hacks that you have to do the WII require you to load things VIA HBC....
like snes game because i dont want to homebrew it
Yes you can play it without softmodding. wii multiboot rom pack - Google Search
Find a working one, burn it and then pop into your hard modded wii. It uses a gamecube controller as well and a gamecube memory for saves.
Come to the Irc room to get help or just have fun
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