Updated with offical copy Donkey Kong Country Returns...Oops.. Still region free?
I recently bought a Wii used (ntfs based North American) and a used copy of Donkey Kong Returns. Fiancee' updated with that game. And I'm due to receive Wiikey Fusion.
My question is:
Am I still going to be able to play PAL backups (Europe releases) or in general Region Free games? I have no idea what version I had or it is now...
Thanks for any response in advance :)
Still need more clarification for hardmod specific choice
I've SoftModed a $200 console in the past and had bricked it with no workaround :( so I am very very scared of softmoding. The softmod guide is defiantly great for other people though :) but for me, I have to go the hard-mod way.
I'm a really sensitive person, so I want you to know the honest truth, and if you are sensitive too, I'm not trying/intending to hurt your feelings at all... :001: so here it goes:
I posted under Wiikey Fusion because I was hoping that I could get an answer that was more relating to my problem such as with more info; confirming why and how (or like if they also used a hard modchip before or after they downgraded the system menu themselves). I assumed that your expertise was more involved with softmoding because you said it was in your opinion Softmoding with "USB loading was a way better choice". So you, having said that, told me that, that was your final answer, and the question had run its course, even though it didn't fill in the hole for me about the wiikey fusion hard-mod chip way if it was for sure safe or not. (I'm still feeling really uneasy with going ahead without more info as to why it's okay to progress with the firmware downgrade first and not after). So assuming that the question was answered as best to the "Wiikey Fusion" Forum category, and figured this thread would be 'Closed' by the Moderator (which I guessed would be you). Because I couldn't find where the 'Delete(my)Thread' button was. I'm still really new to this community, I really did think that the thread would be closed after your answer, even if it didn't relate to the wiki fusion specifically. So I thought that: "Maybe my choosing of the place to put the question shouldn't be under the hard modchip forum, but under the actual Downgrade System Menu Guide I was going to use. Then I would reach a broader population to a more close-related answer about the firmware guide instead. So I posted my question there, and then soon I had received a warning for double posting. I really was under the impression that it was a different question because of the priority of needing info relating to the hard modchip using that downgrade guide and not just a specialized placement of the question about the downgrade under Hard modchip category.
Now here's where I'm extremely worried. I really didn't mean to double post to get the warning. I'm hoping to stay with this bulletin board community for many years to come, because it looks as though the admin/moderators are really helpful and friendly, and I don't want to loose you guys. I'm really worried about that warning and how the system works, I really do want to have the cleanest of records and I'm worried about the warning effecting it :012: Is there set time period where the red flag warning status disappears? I never want or wanted to break the rules ever :( Is there a way to remove the status (if there is one) by working it off (by doing some text cleanup, etc.) or for begging for forgiveness? I don't know why I'm so sensitive to this, but the Wii is all I have in my life which is keeping me going, and having a highly helpful bulletin to check out every day.
And for future knowledge, is there a way to request a thread to be moved?
And back to the original thread. I'm sorry about assuming you told me all that you could offer. If you still can fill in my more in-depth question or confirm that you know for sure that it's okay to use the downgrade system menu guide before the mod chip is installed, and why it's okay, I'll be ever so greatful. I'm just so worried sick of bricking my one and only Wii.
Thanks for your understanding for my misunderstanding,