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 ===== Periphera ===== ===== Periphera =====
-==== Wiimote ==== 
-=== Batteries === 
  
-When I got my Wii I spent a bit of time agonising over rechargeable battery packs. There are a bunch available, but not much concrete info on them. Took me a while to realise that the clear best option is to just by good quality rechargeable AAs, namely [[wp>Eneloop]]s. You can get little starter kits with a charger and a quantity of AAA and AA cells 👌+==== Input ====
  
-==== Wii Balance Board ====+=== Other Controllers === 
 + 
 +Though the Wii has two USB ports on the back, games typically don't support controllers that use that interface, and if they do, they're controllers specifically designed to work with that game. USB controller support is a per-game thing, in other words. 
 + 
 +An exception is using Nintendont to play Gamecube games, which will handle communication with USB HID interfaces, so you can, for example, use a joystick with //SNK v. Capcom 2//. 
 + 
 +You can of course use controllers from other consoles via adapters, though depending on what you want to use this can get a bit convoluted. At least they're not expensive. This video runs through pretty much everything: [[yt>3pMZNNboN8s|PS4, Joy-Con, N64, Xbox & more Controllers all working on Nintendo Wii]]. 
 + 
 +== See Also == 
 +  * https://gbatemp.net/threads/vwii-wii-hid-usb-support-why-is-it-limited-to-nintendont.458055/ 
 + 
 +=== Wiimote === 
 +== Batteries == 
 + 
 +When I got my Wii I spent a bit of time agonising over rechargeable battery packs. There are a bunch available, but not much concrete info on them. Took me a while to realise that the clear best option is to just buy good quality rechargeable AAs, namely [[wp>Eneloop]]s. You can get little starter kits with a charger and a quantity of AAA and AA cells 👌 
 + 
 +== PC Controller == 
 +There are lots of cool projects based round using it as an interface with a PC. Seems pretty straight-forward to get it to work. 
 + 
 +  * https://kenmooredesign.blogspot.com/2008/11/wii-theremin.html 
 +  * http://johnnylee.net/projects/wii/ 
 + 
 +=== Wii Balance Board ===
  
   * [[wp>List of games that support Wii Balance Board]]   * [[wp>List of games that support Wii Balance Board]]
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 Highlights / curiosities from that list (now with notes~): Highlights / curiosities from that list (now with notes~):
  
-^ Title                                              ^ Have? ^ Format ^ Impression ^ Notes ^+^ Title                                              ^ Have? ^ Format ^ Impression (pre) ^ Notes (post) ^
 | //Copter Crisis//                                  |  -  | WiiWare | fast |  | | //Copter Crisis//                                  |  -  | WiiWare | fast |  |
 | //Doctor Fizzwizzle's Animal Rescue//              |  -  | Disc    | [[form:videogame:kind:breakanoid]] |  | | //Doctor Fizzwizzle's Animal Rescue//              |  -  | Disc    | [[form:videogame:kind:breakanoid]] |  |
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 | //Winter Sports 2012: Feel the Spirit//            |  -  | Disc    | It has curling and snow motorbike racing |  | | //Winter Sports 2012: Feel the Spirit//            |  -  | Disc    | It has curling and snow motorbike racing |  |
 | //World Party Games//                              |  -  | Disc    |  |  | | //World Party Games//                              |  -  | Disc    |  |  |
 +
 +== Using with PCs ==
 +Just dumping links for now.
 +
 +  * https://www.colorado.edu/neuromechanics/research/wii-balance-board-project
 +  * https://softwarebakery.com//projects/wiidevicelibrary
 +  * https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4UciZLl2Hk
 +  * https://github.com/pierriko/wiiboard
 +  * https://www.mattcutts.com/blog/linux-wiimote-via-bluetooth/
 +  * https://www.mattcutts.com/blog/linux-wii-balanceboard/
 +  * https://stackoverflow.com/questions/19214805/how-can-i-permanently-pair-a-wii-balance-board-with-an-ubuntu-pc
 +  * https://lifehacker.com/operate-your-computer-with-wii-controllers-5042254?IR=T
 +  * https://dvdhrm.github.io/xwiimote/
 +  * https://dani33l.wordpress.com/2012/11/11/using-python-with-balance-board-ubuntu/
  
 ===== Modding ===== ===== Modding =====
-Wiis are very easy to mod, which lets you do stuff like reenable online services and play, and run games from external drives and the SD card.+Wiis are very easy to mod, which lets you do stuff like re-enable online services and play, and run games from external drives and the SD card.
  
 ==== Online ==== ==== Online ====
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   * https://wii.guide/wiimmfi.html   * https://wii.guide/wiimmfi.html
   * https://wiimmfi.de/   * https://wiimmfi.de/
 +
 +=== Homebrew ===
 +Dumping some links on home-brewing Wii stuff.
 +
 +  * https://wiibrew.org/
 +  * http://wiibrew.org/wiki/Making_homebrew
 +  * http://wiibrew.org/wiki/Tutorials
 +  * http://wiibrew.org/wiki/List_of_development_tools
 +  * http://www.codemii.com/category/wii-programming-tutorials/
 +  * https://devkitpro.org/wiki/Getting_Started
  
 ==== Tools ==== ==== Tools ====
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