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    Ashes Cricket 09 PAL

    Hi guys.

    I know that there's already a thread open about the torrent for this game, but my questions are more to do with the game in general, so hopefully I've done the right thing by starting a new thread.

    I've downloaded the Wiierd PAL torrent version, burned the iso and copied the save game as per the other thread and everything works fine. However, I've noticed that when the disk is in the drive, the game channel shows a "System Update" message instead of the usual game graphic. I'm already on 4.1E, so what I'd like to know is whether or not I (or rather my husband) will need the update to run the game and whether or not it will hose my HBC access and softmod.

    My apologies if this seems like a noob question, but I *am* new to the Wii mod scene and I did Google for info on the update without success. I'd appreciate any help or advice anyone can give.

    Thanks. )

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    Quote Originally Posted by LynetteC View Post
    Hi guys.

    I know that there's already a thread open about the torrent for this game, but my questions are more to do with the game in general, so hopefully I've done the right thing by starting a new thread.

    I've downloaded the Wiierd PAL torrent version, burned the iso and copied the save game as per the other thread and everything works fine. However, I've noticed that when the disk is in the drive, the game channel shows a "System Update" message instead of the usual game graphic. I'm already on 4.1E, so what I'd like to know is whether or not I (or rather my husband) will need the update to run the game and whether or not it will hose my HBC access and softmod.

    My apologies if this seems like a noob question, but I *am* new to the Wii mod scene and I did Google for info on the update without success. I'd appreciate any help or advice anyone can give.

    Thanks. )
    I'd be very wary of updates. Out of region updates will brick your Wii. Best have Skip update set in you loader.
    If you want specific answers, you would have to let people know more about your system.
    Search this site first.
    Good luck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WiiJohn View Post
    I'd be very wary of updates. Out of region updates will brick your Wii. Best have Skip update set in you loader.
    If you want specific answers, you would have to let people know more about your system.
    Search this site first.
    Good luck.
    Oh, believe me I *AM* wary of updates - that's why I'm posting here!

    On a serious note, the game is PAL and my system is PAL (I thought that the E after the firmware version stood for Europe so didn't bother to elaborate. Sorry.) I just wondered what sort of update it might be, seeing as I only updated my firmware to 4.1 last week.

    As far as my system goes, I installed HBC using bannerbomb, then after having problems getting various backup games to run, I followed a tutorial over at afterdawn written by Larrylje. Unfortunately, I can't link to it as he's now taken everything down, but the apps I used were:

    cIOS38_rev14-Installer
    cMIOS
    wadmanager
    IOS35.wad
    IOS60patched.wad
    NeoGammaR6-NGBL.wad
    (Also DowngradeIOS35 and IOS Downgrader, but I assume those just just fixed my first attempt screw-up!)

    I'd be intersted in finding out whether there's anything amongst that lot that would be affected by the Ashes system update.

    Also, would the update install 4.1E on a virgin Wii with no wireless connection?
    Last edited by LynetteC; 09-08-2009 at 12:42 PM. Reason: incorrect terminology

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