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Can you save GameCube games on the Wii U?

The Wii U has no built-in GameCube support at all, similar to late-model Wiis - that's why there aren't any controller ports, or memory card ports. (The GameCube controller adapter only works with ...
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Are the GameCube, Wii, and Wii U vulnerable to the year 2038 problem?

The "Year-2038-Problem" is related to the fact that most Unix / Linux systems store timestamps as the amount of seconds since 1970. That way, a signed 32-bit value will overflow in 2038. Both ...
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Is it possible to use a Macbook Pro as a monitor for Gamecube or Playstation 3?

Unfortunately the answer is going to be the same. Your Macbook may have an HDMI port, but it's an HDMI Output, not an Input. The monitor is connected internally, so you don't have direct access to the ...
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What's the difference between playing a GameCube game on a GameCube and a Wii?

A Wii running in GameCube mode isn't emulating a GameCube, it is a GameCube - it reconfigures its hardware to run at the same clock speeds, etc. There are a tiny number of differences: Some ...
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How do you use HDMI with the GameCube?

Apart from internal modification (or through the use of upscalers), the Gamecube does not natively support HDMI. It will support 480p at most through the use of a component cable. Reference: http://...
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Fastest way to unlock everything in 007 Nightfire?

Cheat codes are accessible under "codenames" from the main menu. Many guides list redundant codes, when fewer codes produce the same effect. For example, PARTY unlocks every character, but ...
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How can I start a GameCube game without using a Wii Remote?

If you're OK with installing the homebrew channel, there's an unofficial GC game booter for it. If you make your wii start in the homebrew channel by using bootmii and install the booter, you won't ...
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What exactly is added/changed in the Plus version of PSO Ep. 1 & 2?

Fixed shop dupe (speak to NPC woman in shop area, lure her close to a shop and speak to a shop keeper at the same time to be able to move again with a shop window open, which allows you to use the ...
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What are the exact differences between the Nintendo Gamecube and Panasonic Q?

Panasonic Q was just a GameCube with a built in DVD player, which original GameCube lacked. The Panasonic Q (also known as Q and GameQ) is a hybrid version of the GameCube with a DVD player ...
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What are the exact differences between the Nintendo Gamecube and Panasonic Q?

I did my own research about this because I knew that DVD Playback was not the only improvement. The new features and/or improvements introduced in the Panasonic Q compared to the GameCube are: RCA ...
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Can you save GameCube games on the Wii U?

While there is no official way to play GameCube discs on the Wii U, you can play GameCube backups using Nintendon-t (requires you to softmod the virtual Wii that the Wii U has).
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Can you Super Swim on the Gamecube Version of wind waker on the Wii?

Yes. Gamecube games perform exactly the same on the Wii as they do on the Gamecube. Playing games on the Wii has no impact on what glitches are possible.
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Can multiple Wavebird controllers hook up to one receiver?

Each receiver plugs into a single controller port, and can only be set to one channel. You will need a receiver for each controller that will be used simultaneously (and of course, set them to ...
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GameCube's internal clock keeps telling the wrong time

The GameCube has an internal battery that appears to keep the clock running even when the system is powered off. If this battery is weak or dead, the clock is likely to have issues. It's impossible ...
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How can I play old console games on a modern TV?

We had this issue when trying to stream old consoles on Twitch because our capture card only works for HDMI. We found that this composite to HDMI upconverter from Amazon worked well (after trying out ...
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My GameCube game works in another system, but not my own?

Gamecubes' (and a lot of optical disc based systems) laser lose some of their potency over time. I've had this happen on a few units and there is a fairly straight forward diagnosis and fix you can ...
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Does the new Gamecube controller work with Gamecube games on a Wii?

Assuming your Wii has ports for GameCube controllers, yes, the controller will work on the Wii. According to Amazon: About the product Some will always prefer that system's Controller ...
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Why is the abbreviation of Nintendo Game Cube GCN?

It was officially branded as 'GC' in Asia, but in order to leverage the strong Nintendo brand name in Europe and North America, they tacked the 'N' on at the end: ...it turns out that Nintendo of ...
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Using GameCube discs on wii (controller)

According to Nintendo Support, you cannot play GameCube games with a Wii Remote. Please note that the Wii Remote cannot be used to play GameCube games, and that standard GameCube controllers or the ...
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Is it possible to play PSO online on GameCube?

Yes, the official game servers are offline, but you can still play on private servers with your GameCube. For example, on Sylverant (GameCube instruction) or Schtserv (GameCube instruction). In ...
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Is it possible to play PSO online on GameCube?

There are a few private servers that still exist(I think). I found this one, http://www.schtserv.com/, but the website hasn't been updated in a while.
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Calibrating Gamecube C-stick

On a real GameCube, you could cause the various analog inputs to recalibrate by holding down X, Y and Start for 3 seconds. If the problem you're having is only within Dolphin, this should clear it up.
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Smash bros GameCube controller on Wii

As @Powerlord pointed out, the GameCube Super Smash Bros. Edition Controller is compatible with the original GameCube and Wii. This is confirmed on Nintendo's website (in the same link provided, very ...
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How can I make an emulated game run faster?

Assuming you're using the Dolphin emulator version 5.0+, there are 2 options. You can hold down the Tab key as a hotkey to speed up the emulation (as mentioned by @HugoZink). You can change this ...
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Playing UK-bought games on a Japanese GameCube

I don't think you could find anything for UK-Japan GameCube, unfortunately. But, I think I might have seen an option for trading UK or US games in for their Japanese equivalents. (Hopefully you have a ...
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