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  1. PES 2018

    So no more Champions League for PES from now on. Shame, as I do think it differentiated them in a FIFA dominated world. My big fear, though I'm trying not to overreact, is that this could be a sign of the end of PES and Konami. They seem to be slowly pulling themselves out of gaming, and not opting to renew this feature could be the beginning of the end of it all. PES has been my go-to football game since it was ISS on the N64. I would be absolutely gutted if it finished. 2018 was for me by far and away the best football game I've ever played, but being the best game has seemingly never been enough. A better idea for me would be for Konami to ditch the yearly versions. The fan made patches could really make up the difference here, and it's not like FIFA suddenly lurches in front each year in gameplay terms. If they've given up on the licences, why not improve the editing and make that easier? I dunno, but don't die on me, PES.
  2. Thanks for replying. I'm using Nintendont with USB Loader GX and this works really well. I'd be happy to install the cIOS but with things seemingly working, like you say I didn't see the point. Always worth asking though! Thanks again.
  3. Can I just ask you marvellous folks a quickie? One thing I haven't done with my Wii is install a custom cIOS. The reason I didn't is because I'm a plonker and didn't spot it when following the guide. But my Wii is running exactly fine and doing what I need it to. Would there be a need for me to install this now? I've got my GC stuff on a flash drive, and my Wii games I'm happy to use the discs still. I did notice though that I was still able to extract one of my titles to the SD card without any issue, though I've since deleted it for space. This page also seems to suggest there's no need to install one nowadays. What do you think?
  4. The Wii Appreciation Thread

    Yes, I don't mind paying if it's genuinely in good nick but I hate buying games that are described as "very good" condition and look great in the shots but are absolutely shagged when you get them. It's such a gamble on eBay and I'd much rather see the item first hand before I buy it. Been burned so many times on eBay.
  5. The Wii Appreciation Thread

    I really fancied that but the second hand prices are mental. Instead I've just bought Endless Ocean. I've never played it before but I love the sound of it. To me gaming should be about much more than just overcoming obstacles. The idea of just chilling with a game really appeals to me. I've spent hundreds of hours with Animal Crossing to know this!
  6. The Wii Appreciation Thread

    Count my love in for this console. So many great games. I still play on it all the time and am still picking up titles I missed first time round, so thanks for the heads up on games like Go Vacation and NASCAR etc. My main loves are Pro Evolution Soccer, pretty much any version really though I have 2010 and 2013, Animal Crossing and the Mario Galaxy games. Outsider titles like Trackmania, NiGHTS, No More Heroes, Geometry Wars and Ivy the Kiwi get lots of love too. I'd love a copy of Rodea the Sky Soldier but haven't taken the plunge yet. What an amazing console still imho. I wouldn't be without it and it still gets played every day here. And what with the other modding thread its life has been extended even further. All my GC stuff on a stick!
  7. PES 2018

    Pro Evo 2 was absolutely amazing I completely agree. I bought a PS2 specifically for that game and it did not disappoint. It still plays well today. I have a GameCube copy and despite the Japanese language it is brilliant.
  8. PES 2018

    Admittedly, I am playing this on PS3 because I am poor (tight really), and single player only, but to me it's possibly the most fun I've had with a football game since PES4/5 on the old Xbox. I would say stick with it as the flow is amazing when you get into it. In fact I would also say that it is a quite easy game, even on the higher levels, so you shouldn't have too much difficulty getting to grips with it. I really should update to PS4 though. Maybe next year.
  9. Does anyone have a nicer forwarder for Not64 than the Mastershoes one? I know I can use the Wii64 one with a bit of jiggery-pokery but I do also have Wii64 installed and don't want to lose the nice channel I have for that. Google keeps taking me to Dark Umbra but I'd like a different one. Thanks folks.
  10. Sonic All Star Racing Transformed

    Sega All-Stars SuperSonic Racing? I dunno, but I'm looking forward to it! IMO the last game was way better than any Mario Kart.
  11. Those other SBC boards are often a waste of money imho. They look great on paper but without a community or developer interest, it amounts to nothing. You often struggle to get Retropie running on them, and despite the power they are glitchy and frankly too much effort over getting a Pi running nicely. I've also used Android boxes too, and they are only any good if the one you have is the Nvidia Shield. If you don't have that, gaming/emulation is too hit and miss. I'm falling out with Android/Google now anyway myself. If one of these new SBC's takes off then of course I'll look again, but for me right now the Pi is still where it's at despite the (perceived) lack of power. If you want GC and DC then I would say a PC is a better route.
  12. Just registered to post up a massive THANK YOU to Dumpster for the amazing guide at the top of this thread (and well, also because I like the forum after lurking for many years). I've had no trouble at all getting things up and running on my Wii, and as you say it has now become my new favourite old thing. And to think I nearly gave it away not long ago! I'm lucky insofar as I kept quite a lot of my Wii gubbins, so I still have a ton of games and two official classic controllers, which have really blown me away with just how good they are. Getting GC running off a USB stick too has been an absolute revelation. I have so missed Super Monkey Ball! Awesome stuff!

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