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Thread: Playing NTSC games on Pal Wii v 4.0

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    Playing NTSC games on Pal Wii v 4.0

    I am wondering if it is possible to play NTSC games on A Pal wii i have homebrew channel....please help i can not find anything useful on the net.

    Thanks

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    Try to force PAL off ov Gecko OS and it should play u may have 2 try the 2 difrent settings (PAL50 and PAL60) S

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    Sorry Little Bit confused so if i install gecko os and then play the NTSC iso through that it should work?

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    when you load up gecko OS in options it will say something like force NTSC and switch that to yes and you can play the game but if it is a back up then you can't play it threw gecko OS you would have 2 play it gamma which requires customs ios's and stuff... i personally just load the games off an external HDD because it dosn't matter what region it is .

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    Okay thanks for that but i have been trying to load my games from the external hdd but im not really sure what software i need to do this i tried usb loader but it freezes on me. It is a back up which is in spanish i load it thorugh gamma change the language and it still comes up in spanish can this not be fixed? i Really wanna get this external hdd working with gecko would make my life so much easier sorry to bug u again can u help??

    Thanks

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    @Jonathanb9595

    Can you confirm that if you are playing games from USB HDD (i.e. via Configurable USB Loader or similar) then the region is disregarded? Even if the ISO is an NTSC iso?

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    Go to your loader's options. Then select force region. That should work.

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    Sorry for bump, I felt it was more appropriate to make a new thread,

    okay here's the scenario, and I hope this is not hijacking, seem to be on topic.

    I was asked to softmod a wii (black wii aussie 4.2e), minor bumps, but now I'm set with hddloaders and all the good stuff, I have neogamma for backups)

    though, after searching, I found out that these blasted back wii's will never play disk backups ref: http://www.wiihacks.com/wiihacks-new...os-help-2.html
    due to the d3-2 drives on-board.

    loading off from hdd/usb is fine, original games (pal) on disk channel and neogamma loads fine,
    my friend sees that it is currently not an option to load from hdd (and prefers original), thing is here in PH, we mostly have NTSC games on sale. (so she will most likely be buying NTSC games)
    I know if ever she do opts to use the hdd, it would be fine, but for the time being,
    my question is, will original NTSC games work this newly softmodded wii? cos I hate to bring this back to her and find out I missed a few settings to make it work.
    will the NTSC game load on neogamma? (cos I'm sure it won't from the disk channel)

    this is my 3rd wii softmod, first one was mine (3.2u /yea bootmii@boot2 goodness!), 2nd was a KOR converted (4.2u), and now this, first PAL system I touched, I was afraid at first that it might be 4.3e (not avail PAL games for the 4.3 exploits here in PH)



    Thanks in advance!
    Greets from PH
    Last edited by tmtmac2; 03-28-2011 at 08:51 AM.

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    you have a few options.
    1) softmod using mauifrogs guide and use the nstc-u mod pack to change the wiis region.
    http://www.wiihacks.com/homebrew/609...d-any-wii.html

    2)any region changer- following this guide
    http://www.wiihacks.com/other-faq-gu...o-jap-kor.html

    3)hdd - and force video/region from loader/forwarder.

    4)gecko as suggested above
    http://www.wiihacks.com/tutorial-arc...-os-1-07b.html


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    Thanks for the help sir,
    changing the region was an option earlier when I was in the course of softmodding it
    but I remembered, she still has her PAL games to play,

    so region change is not an option at the moment,
    hdd I think from my experience should be fine (since I have done it with my hddmod)

    so, just Gecko? no neogamma? cos I saw the force vids options on it, but can't test, my personal wii and ntsc games are on a different house lol.

    Thanks for the help

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