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    Troubleshooting out of region games

    Hi,

    I was just wondering how you guys go about getting an out-of-region game to play. What are the normal steps you use and if you get a black screen, what typically is your next step after that? Is there anything that you have to be careful with that might brick your wii?

    Looked for a tutorial but didn't find one. Thanks for any help.

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    Well you can use neogamma to load out of region games. If you are on a NTSC wii go into the options and tell it to force NTSC when you are trying to play a PAL game. The only thing that you need to know is to NOT UPDATE your wii with an out of region game. It will brick your wii. If you get a black screen its usually a missing IOS for the game.
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    You can force Video modes from Neogamma settings, or use RegionFrii to patch and reburn the ISO.
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    Well, if you have system menu 3.2-4.1, then I believe you can use that one Preloader hack that lets you play out-of-region games.

    But if you're on 4.2, like me, then I was told that you can use a Homebrew app called Gecko OS to play out-of-region games. I want to do so with Monster Hunter Tri and I'm going to try it out in a few minutes. I'll tell you how it goes.
    Last edited by stalechoco; 11-24-2009 at 10:01 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by siphilips View Post
    You can force Video modes from Neogamma settings, or use RegionFrii to patch and reburn the ISO.
    Wow, really? I can reburn an ISO to my region?

    So if I had an NTSC-J, I could reburn it to NTSC-U? Huh... I might have to try that some time.

    And is it better to use Neogamma or Gecko OS?

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    Yes you can chance the Video mode on the games with Regionfrii to NTSC -J (Japan) NTSC - U (North America) and PAL (mainly Europe).

    Just preference really on Gecko or Gamma.
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    Quote Originally Posted by siphilips View Post
    Yes you can chance the Video mode on the games with Regionfrii to NTSC -J (Japan) NTSC - U (North America) and PAL (mainly Europe).

    Just preference really on Gecko or Gamma.
    I use Gamma more than Gecko, so I think I prefer Gamma, but how would I make it so I can play Monster Hunter Tri (NTSC-J I think) using Gamma?

    I have system menu 4.2u.
    Last edited by stalechoco; 11-24-2009 at 10:14 AM.

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    Either force video with Gamma settings or patch the ISO with Regionfrii.
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