GCBooter

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GCBooter
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General
Author(s)emu_kidid
TypeSystem tool
Version1.0
Links
Download
Source
Downloadable via the Homebrew Browser
Peripherals
GameCube Controller

GCBooter is a simple application which allows anyone to boot their original GC games from Wii mode. It is region free and works from the Homebrew Channel.

This is far simpler to use than having to patch your system menu for region free :)

Contents

Usage

Just copy the GCBooter folder into your /apps/ folder on your card and run it via the Homebrew Channel. Insert your GameCube disc and press A on the GameCube controller a few times.

Compatibility

green = works; yellow = partly works; red = doesn't work;

Please keep the standard:

Name Wii region Game region Description
Animal Crossing PAL NTSC-US No errors
Alien Hominid PAL NTSC-US "an error has occured." message after memory card check.
Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean PAL NTSC-US No errors
Baten Kaitos Origins PAL NTSC-US No errors
Burnout 2 NTSC-US NTSC-US No errors
Dead to Rights NTSC-US NTSC-US No errors
Donkey Konga NTSC-US PAL Doesn't work
Donkey Konga PAL NTSC-US No errors
Donkey Konga 2 PAL NTSC-US Doesn't work
Donkey Konga 2 PAL NTSC-J No errors
Donkey Konga 3 NTSC-US NTSC-J No errors
Eternal Darkness – Sanity’s Requiem PAL NTSC-US Common bug* at the start screen.
F-Zero GX NTSC-US NTSC-US No errors
FreeLoader 1.06b PAL ? "An error has occured."
Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures PAL NTSC-US No errors
Luigis Mansion PAL NTSC-US No errors
Mario Kart: Double Dash! NTSC-US NTSC-US Works perfectly
Mario Party 7 NTSC-US PAL Doesn't work
Mario Superstar Baseball PAL NTSC-US "an error has occured." message after choosing a character.
Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes PAL NTSC-J No errors
Metroid Prime PAL NTSC-US No errors
Metroid Prime 2: Echoes NTSC-US NTSC-US No errors
Metroid Prime 2: Echoes PAL PAL Wii resets
Midway Arcade Treasures PAL NTSC-US No errors
Naruto: Gekitou Ninja Taisen 4 NTSC-US NTSC-J Common bug* at the start screen.
Nintendo Puzzle Collection NTSC-US NTSC-J Common bug* at the start screen.
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door PAL NTSC-US No errors
Phantasy Star Online: Episode III PAL NTSC-US No errors
Pokémon Colosseum PAL PAL Green screen of death**
Resident Evil PAL PAL Doesn't work
Resident Evil 3 PAL PAL No errors
Soul Calibur 2 NTSC-US NTSC-US No errors
SSX 3 PAL NTSC-US No errors
SSX On Tour PAL NTSC-US No errors
Star Fox Adventures NTSC-US NTSC-US Common bug* when Nintendo logo appears
Star Fox Adventures PAL PAL Common bug* when Nintendo logo appears.**
The Simpsons Hit and Run PAL NTSC-US No errors
The Sims 2 PAL NTSC-US No errors
Wave Race: Blue Storm PAL NTSC-US Doesn't work
Winning Eleven 6: Final Evolution NTSC-US NTSC-J No errors (didn't try saving)
Viewtiful Joe PAL NTSC-US No errors

Common bug*: "Disc could not be read" message. To avoid it, eject the disc and re-insert it. This should be fixed as of v1.1 (audio streaming mode is now set correctly on startup).

Meaning of **: Used GCBooterTLH

Credits

Alternative versions

GCBooterTLH @ http://github.com/thoughton/GCBooterTLH - fixes the "red screen" problem when used on PAL Wiis running at 60hz.

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