For those of you who want to Play Homebrew on the Nintendo Wii, dcemu
forum member Apocalyptic980c has posted a tutorial for everyone to use
Hardware You’ll Need
An action replay kit for GC
The Action Replay for Gamecube will set you back around $25 but as well
as being the device needed to boot homebrew its also a Region Free
Gamecube Boot Disc and Cheats Device, well worth the cost.
An SD card adaptor for GC (Home Made, Nintendo Made or the Gecko)
SD Card Adapters are a bit harder to find but Ebay is at the moment
your best bet, Buy the Gecko version if you cant find the Nintendo
Software Needed: SDLoad
1) Plug your SD card into your computer, now using the link above get a
hold of SDLoad, firstly you have to format the SD card to either FAT or
FAT16, if you cant do this return your computer to the store from which
you bought it . After formatting it run sdpatch.exe through the command
line as follows:
sdpatch.exe (drive letter):/
now copy SDLOADER.BIN to the root of the card, at this point you can
load it up with emulators and what not as long as they are in .dol
format . They can be in any directory as long as SDLOADER.BIN is in the
2) After installing the above insert SD card into SD card reader and
plug into memory card slot A. Insert your action replay card into B and
the disc into that place where discs go.
3) When AR boots up pick the USA flag and then ADD NEW GAME. SDLOAD is
the game name and push done. Then enter (m) as the code name. Enter the
Then select ADD NEW CODE and name it SDLOAD. Enter the following code
Select the code named SDLOAd and check the box next to it, press start
and Open and close the lid of disc drive when prompted. Then SDLOAD
starts up and you can take it from there!
The Code Process is a one time thing and from then on you can enjoy the
world of Gamecube Homebrew and Emulators on your Wii Console easily and
Emulators for Gamecube that will work this way include emulators for
Snes, Genesis, GameBoy Advance, Gameboy Colour, PC Engine and Nes and
also a port of Doom.
Enjoy Legal Homebrew and Emulation on your Nintendo Wii, thanks to
Apocalyptic980c for the tutorial and to Costis for his excellent SDLOAD
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