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Thread: NTSC games on Pal Wii - will I brick via backup launcher 0.3g?

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    NTSC games on Pal Wii - will I brick via backup launcher 0.3g?

    Hi guys,


    I have been using backup launcher 0.3g on my pal console (firmware 3.1E) as dont have a mod chip.

    I did buy some cheap NTSC games at the market while in Bangkok

    These are 'Wii Ski' and 'Rayman raving Rabbids2'

    Now I am concerned as these are a different region, if they have updates, they will brick my wii.

    Is there any way to find out it these have updates or brickblock without reading the disk on a PC? (I cant use brick blocker as dont have a LG disk drive that reads wii games on my pc)


    Thanks

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    Since you have the HomeBrew Channel and the Backup Launcher ... look for StarFall.

    Don't copy what I'm doing, but check out the last line ...

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    Wow!, thanks e39,

    I have not heard of StarFall before, will install and have a play.

    By the way, I read that the wii firmware updates done by games ask you to confirm before they do the update - anyone know if this is true?

    Anyway, I bravely put the disk in with backup launcher - with my hand on the reset button hoping not to see a update screen, both NTSC games played perfectly on my Pal Wii!!!

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    Yes they do
    and backup launcher blocks them by default =P

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    can backup launcher load from dvd? cos i didnt know...

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    if by dvd you mean disc yes
    if by dvd you mean movies, no

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    i meant dvd, non movies.

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    i know ive asked this before and forgive me for my ignorance,
    can ntsc users play pal games and if so how with starfall?

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    Gecko OS, or Starfall =P

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    Wait, could you explain a little more? Are NTSC users are allowed to play PAL games via backup loader or the menu patcher?

    I'll probably just try it out and see what happens.

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