Is HBC safe to use on Wii U

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Is HBC safe to use on Wii U

Post by manic.blood » Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:56 pm

I've heard that Homebrew Channel runs in vWii mode on the Wii U.
Personally I haven't installed it yet because I fear
Ninty may bring out a System Update and brick my nice new console :roll:

Is there any threat and what can we do about it??? :mrgreen:
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Re: Is HBC safe to use on Wii U

Post by Diminuendo » Wed Jan 08, 2014 7:17 am

I use it and have had no trouble
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Re: Is HBC safe to use on Wii U

Post by manic.blood » Wed Jan 08, 2014 11:26 am

Diminuendo wrote:I use it and have had no trouble
Please could you tell me how long you ve been using HBC on Wii u
Also is it true that the Wii U System Updates dont touch the vWii mode???
Thanks for the quick reply btw :)
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Re: Is HBC safe to use on Wii U

Post by Diminuendo » Wed Jan 08, 2014 12:52 pm

been using it since i bought my wii u - 4 months, maybe 5
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Post by emu_kidid » Thu Jan 09, 2014 1:28 am

same here.
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Post by BenoitRen » Fri Jan 10, 2014 12:10 am

Nintendo isn't going to brick your Wii U. At most they'll try to delete the Homebrew Channel and block its installation.
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Re: Is HBC safe to use on Wii U

Post by APE992 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 1:20 am

I use it too, can't imagine Nintendo will release another system update at this point.
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Re: Is HBC safe to use on Wii U

Post by manic.blood » Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:26 am

Thanks for the info everyone I better get on with putting HBC on this morn
Will be great to have Mplayer and Wii64 on gamepad :)
I see its unlikely ninty would release update for wii mode XD
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Re: Is HBC safe to use on Wii U

Post by jlo138 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 5:42 pm

Is there any major benefit of hacking vWii if you have the last gen Wii already fully modded?
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Re: Is HBC safe to use on Wii U

Post by Cubelover » Sat Jan 11, 2014 8:26 pm

jlo138 wrote:Is there any major benefit of hacking vWii if you have the last gen Wii already fully modded?
I can't think of anything except the use of hdmi and the gamepad as an external display.
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Re: Is HBC safe to use on Wii U

Post by tueidj » Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:44 am

In theory the wifi is a little bit faster but in practice it seems to be more unstable (more disconnects). The bluetooth also seems pretty dodgy (wiimotes taking multiple attempts to connect).
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Re: Is HBC safe to use on Wii U

Post by manic.blood » Tue Jan 21, 2014 7:49 pm

Too right, tueidj. It's taken us several attempts to connect Wiimotes for SMWorld and vWii mode

Concerning the Wii u future tho I saw a very interesting video claiming that when 3DS needed more sales
Ninty got to building more games for it and encouraged more third party development
I believe same thing will happen with with Wii U, 2014 is to be its year!! :)
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