StellaWii

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Introduction

This project is based on the atari 2600 opensource emulator called stella. You can find the original sources on its sourceforge page:

http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=41847

This version uses the same sources than the original. It uses wii-linux to run on a wii, cwiid for wiimote interface, and the SDL libraries for this system.

What you need

  • A console ready to run homebrew
  • Wiimote
  • SDCard

Installation

  • Copy the "app" and "stella" directories (and its contents) to the root of yout SDCard.
  • Put your roms inside the "stella" directory, in the root of your sdcard
  • Put the SDCard on the front slot sdcard adapter of your wii
  • Launch the Homebrew channel, and load the Stella´s .dol file

Instructions

Step-by step:

  • Select StellaWii in HBC (Or launch via your favourite method)
  • White text on black background will appear (Don't press anything)
  • Wait 30 seconds and the orange GUI should appear
  • Wait 10 seconds.
  • Press 1+2 on Wiimote, wiimote lights should flash
  • Wait 30 seconds, wiimote lights should stop flashing
  • Turn the wiimote on it's side as shown below


Menu Controls

WiimoteHorizontal.svg Action
Wiimote 1 Button + Wiimote 2 Button Register Wiimote. Wait until orange GUI appears and then press 1+2 and wait for LEDs to stop flashing.
Wiimote D-Pad Up / Wiimote D-Pad Down Move up and down in rom list
Wiimote A Button Enter (select an option or the rom)
Wiimote B Button Tabulator (to navigate through the menu buttons)
Wiimote HOME Button Escape (to return to "rom select" menu)
Wiimote - Button F1 (Reset) (in a game)
Wiimote + Button F2 (Select) (in a game)


In Game Controls

Player 1 Player 2 Action
WiimoteHorizontal.svg Nunchuck alternative.svg -
Wiimote D-Pad Nunchuck Control Stick Arrows
Wiimote 1 Button Nunchuck C Button Pad Button

Thanks to

  • The gc-linux team for their effort in porting linux to the wii console
  • The stella team, for their great emulator
  • The CWiid develeoppers, for their great applications to interface the wiimote