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    Hi everyone, great website and some really excellent guides.

    I recently bought a Wii family edition and am looking at softmodding it. My only question is: will this Wii be able to play gamecube backups? I know it can't read physical games and can't connect GC controllers. Was just wondering if it's possible to emulate them somehow.

    Thanks a lot


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    Talking Wii Family Edition

    Wii Family Edition can play GameCube backups

    I just don't know if it's possible to solder GC ports on a Wii Family Edition, but what I can assure you it's that Wii Family Edition can play GameCube backups from an USB HardDisk.

    Wii Family Edition can play GameCube backups as usually do a "normal Wii".

    Yesterday I was softmodding my sister's Wii Family Edition, and I tried it. I got a big surprise when I see "Star Fox Adventures" running on her Wii. It would be cool if you can use a Classic Controller to play them.

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    Why are you posting this crap here in addition to the other 2 or 3 places you have? are you enjoying beating that horse beyond it's death?

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    Quote Originally Posted by oddgriffin View Post
    Why are you posting this crap here in addition to the other 2 or 3 places you have? are you enjoying beating that horse beyond it's death?

    Sorry, I don't want to break any rule or something like that. I just see three threads about the same thing and my answer is related to the three of them. I want my post to be seen by as many interested people as possible.

    I just did that, because I have the hope that someone makes a tutorial kind of "How to add GC ports to Wii Family Edition". Even more, in one of the threads someone said that he has the knowledge but he needed that someone to confirm if the Wii Family Edition can play GC backups (software at least) and everybody just told him that it's not possible (based on official info, I think), but it isn't true.


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