Questions tagged [homebrew]

Homebrew is the method of using unofficial software (and sometimes hardware) to a game console. Only use this tag when referring to hardware or software modifications; DO NOT use about pirating software (i.e. free download and/or distribution of licensed games or other paid software).

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Is it possible to FULLY restore a Wii after homebrew?

I was wondering if there was a way to FULLY restore a Wii to pre-homebrew conditions. On the official homebrew channel site under FAQs, reads this: Will this remove all traces of the channel? No, ...
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Is there a legitimate method for saving/restoring installed games on Wii after the shop is shut down in 2019?

Nintendo is planning on shutting down the Wii shop services in 2019. After March 2018, you can't buy points anymore, and after January 2019, the channel itself will cease working. This also means ...
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Launching a Wii game on USBLoaderGX takes me back to the Homebrew Channel. How can I fix this?

I'm new to softmodding. I have a 2011-era black Wii running Wii system menu version 4.3U. I have the latest version of both the Homebrew Channel and USB loader GX. I had heard that Wiimfi was built ...
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How to play custom NSMB levels on Wii?

I have been messing around with my ancient Wii and found online that I can create and play custom levels. I have created a level with Reggie! and named it 01-01.arc. That's great, but how in the ...
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Is my 3DS Bricked?

I was installing arm9loaderhax (at http://2xrsa.3ds.guide) and it didn't turn off. I waited an hour, pressed A button and Select and nothing happened. I removed the SD card and powered on, the ...
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How to play Project M using a backup on USB?

I have a Super Smash Bros. Brawl backup on a USB drive, and want to play Project M. Is that possible? I already have the "Riivolution" channel, but from what I can tell, you can't play mods using USB ...
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Running import Gamecube games with GeckoOS

The Nintendo Wii is region-locked, so it can't run import games. There is however a homebrew application called GeckoOS, which I have already successfully used in order to play an European Wii games ...
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Will I brick my Wii if I install a HomeBrew operating system?

I've heard about the HomeBrew stuff (wiki) that'll let me download and install simple games and even write my own, but is it fully compatible with the latest updates? I've heard horror stories of ...