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Downloadable via the Homebrew Browser
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 :)


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.


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

Please keep the standard:

Name Wii region Game region Description
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 3 NTSC-US NTSC-J No errors
Eternal Darkness – Sanity’s Requiem PAL NTSC-US Common bug* at the start screen.
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 Party 7 NTSC-US PAL Doesn't work
Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes PAL NTSC-J No errors
Metroid Prime 2: Echoes NTSC-US NTSC-US No errors
Metroid Prime 2: Echoes PAL PAL Wii resets
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
Soul Calibur 2 NTSC-US NTSC-US No errors
Star Fox Adventures NTSC-US NTSC-US Common bug* when Nintendo logo appears
Winning Eleven 6: Final Evolution NTSC-US NTSC-J No errors (didn't try saving)
F-Zero GX NTSC-US NTSC-US No errors

Common bug*: "Disc could not be read" message. To avoid it, eject the disc and re-insert it.



Discussion Thread: http://www.tehskeen.com/forums/showthread.php?t=8716

Alternative versions

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