Hacking your Wii for Homebrew Software


No, this is not going to be a post about playing pirated games on the Wii. But it’s kind of what the Jailbreak does for the iPhone: it allows you to play homebrew software, of which there is quite a lot.

If found an excellent guide on Lifehacker, and it worked like a charm.

The most surprising part was when I started the channel for the first time and it went on line and downloaded a large catalog of downloadable games, kind of the Homebrew App Store. Way cool!

Next project on my list: Install the USB Loader Channel. Then I can finally let the kids switch games without fearing that they’ll destroy the precious DVDs in the process…