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    Starfall and wad regions

    I using starfall on firmware 3.2E (PAL), with only the last 3 options set (no updates and the recovery stuff). If install NTSC wads will they brick my Wii or just not work? If i install the regionfree game/channel options in starfall, then install NTSC wads will they work correctly?

    I've been searching the forum for hours trying to answer these questions and seem to be getting conflicting answers, so any help would be appreciated. Some people seem to be suggesting that even with starfall i would still need to use freethewads or wad region converter to run NTSC wads.

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    Good questions,i want to know this to.

    As far as i know VC wads dont work if they are NTSC on a PAL system,i tried it...no harm to my machine.

    I know you can sometimes kill the region blocking with 'killthewads' but alot of people say it only works 1 time out of ten.

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    Hi there,
    i use starfall on a 3.2e wii and have been using wads from both regions without a hitch.
    if anything i've had more failures with pal than ntsc.

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    Just curious......... have you guys read

    http://www.wiihacks.com/recommended-...t-proof-o.html
    Have you used the search function ? used the Tutorial section ?

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    I have read that that thread thoroughly Rossy, it talks about installing wads and starfall, and to install and extra ios if they still wont work, all of which i'm capable of doing. I'm not an idiot, i have a degree in computer science. All i want is a couple of simple questions answered, which would have been shorter than your last post!

    1) Will installing NTSC wads on a PAL machine cause: brick, or just not work.
    2) Will installing the regionfree game/channel options in Starfall allow me to play NTSC wads on my PAL Wii, or does it just protect the Wii, meaning i still need to use software to make the wads region free.

    Thanks for answering my second question gooner.

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    you can try using FreeTheWads to install them on PAL.

    If you have firmware 3.2 use the Starfall option to install WADs region free.

    I never at no time said you were an idiot - I just asked IF you guys had read the tutorial, as it gives me an idea of your understanding of whether you know what you are doing

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    Thanks Rossy, sorry about the outburst, just frustrated after hours of searching for an answer. As to my first question, do you know what happens if i did run an NTSC wad on PAL Wii without starfall? Brick or just wont work?
    Last edited by chuck_thunder; 02-16-2009 at 07:55 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chuck_thunder View Post
    Thanks Rossy, sorry about the outburst, just frustrated after hours of searching for an answer. As to my first question, do you know what happens if i did run an NTSC wad on PAL Wii without starfall? Brick or just wont work?

    I can honestly say I have never tried it...... I assume that as there are a couple of programs out there, either to free the wad or wad region changer never mind the option in Starfall , that it may not be healthy to run without
    Wad problems normally manifest themselves as Banner Bricks of the Wii, so you really have to trust where you download them from
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