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    Make Copy of Old Nintendo 64 Games for Wii

    HI everyone,

    This is my first day here, so if I do something wrong,please post. Anyways, I have a dying N64 with some favorite classic games on it, and after my console dies, I wouldn't be able to play. Is there some kind of conversion software I could use on my computer, in order to play these classics on my Wii? I used some software config. to download the games onto my laptop. The problem is, they are in .z64 file format (I dunno why, I know its a ROM format???). Also, the controls would need to be changed so that it would be Wii player friendly. Any help is helpful

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    Thank you,

    I understand that this site has a tut. on this. I owned this game, where as this is guide is for roms. I also happen to know that this method is unlawful. I want a legal answer. I should have included this in my post.

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    After reading, hbc (homebrew) is legal, but there's mixed opinions about Wii64... It also sounds like theres now way just burn a rom file to a disc and insert it into the wii to play. Thanks anyways

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    Quote Originally Posted by Suv_Chuck

    After reading, hbc (homebrew) is legal, but there's mixed opinions about Wii64... It also sounds like theres now way just burn a rom file to a disc and insert it into the wii to play. Thanks anyways
    Sadly, there will always be legal questions around homebrew, emulators, etc. On WiiHacks, we simply give you information and expect you to know the laws of your country and use the info offered here correctly.

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    Sorry about that , I thought we were in the Intro....Lmao..

    Last edited by Jax; 01-02-2013 at 07:57 AM.

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    Some games can be forced to work with the wii using just the wii VC the method is called "wad packing" and is NOT supported in this forum.
    Wad packing can be very dangerous if you are using a real NAND and not an Emu-NAND.

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    I do happen to know that this game is in fact on VC. I could just buy it and make my life easier. I wonder, is a softmodded Wii even worth it when someone could spend $10.00 to solve his problem???


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