Wii News
WiiMC v1.2.2 (Wii Application)

WiiMC (Wii Media Centre) is an open source media player for the Nintendo Wii written mainly by Tantric and rodies.

WiiMC Wii Channel
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* Fixed YouTube search


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Wii Independent Rendering Engine 3D (Wire3D) v1.0 (Wii misc)

Wire3D (Wii Independent Rendering Engine 3D) is an open source, object oriented, multiplatform 3D engine written in C++, supporting homebrew Wii and Windows (DirectX). It provides a framework to developers for writing platform agnostic 3D applications (including physics using the Bullet Physics library) that run on Wii and Windows out of the box.

Wire3D: Demo
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Bolt Thrower v0.62 (Wii Game)

Bolt Thrower is currently single player Space Shoot ‘Em Up. It is still work in progress!

Bolt Thrower v0.47 www.nintendomax.com
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* music playback fix


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Powder (Build 117-1) (Wii Game Port)

POWDER is a roguelike game, which is not a port of an existing roguelike. It is built around replayability and long term ergonomics, not short term learning. Author of this piece of software is Jeff Lait. POWDER Wii has been ported by insin.


* True aim is now in the book of blades, so you can learn it without an extra skill book. (Robert Barber)
* Forgetting a spell while wielding a staff that imbues it will now properly fail. (Paul Strickland)
* Failing to forget no longer uses a turn.
* Unenchanted weapons and armor which you have found the enchantment of now report +0. (Mike Ratzlaff)
* Objects collapsing into meatballs now properly state if the result is multiple meatballs. (Nathan Bogue)
* Tutorial for signpost for kiwis now mentions the hostile tag on the look description. (Claudio)
* Signpost added to surace world. (SilverAnalyst)
* Someone to greet you on the surface world. (Andrew Walker)
* Unequippable item slots say No Item slot rather than Empty slot. Empty body slots report the appendage name (left hand, radula, etc) + and * by the god reports when praying lets you know how much they like your fashion sense. (hotpoo)
* Frogs have a bonus to attack vs insects. (Robert Barber)
* Silver and gold weapons will occasionally dull if used against non-vulnerable targets.
* Finally added the cute and cuddly triceratops!
* If you id the enchantment of an item by throwing it, now the stack you threw it from wil also be ided. (Mike Ratzlaff)
* Sleeping creatures have a visual indication. (Mike Ratzlaff)
* Swapping worn armor with wielded sword no longer causes you to wear the sword. (Mike Ratzlaff)
* Rolling boulder works on some monsters.
* Fix minor spelling errors (Gurkan Sengun)
* Full AI state was being cleared when nothing was edible rather than just the single edible bit. (Don Collins)
* Dipping nothing into a potion no longer crashes, provided you figured a way to do that in the first place. (Richard Quirk)
* Two or more equipped items with extra attacks now properly stack the chance of invoking the attacks, rather than jumping straight to a 99% chance. (Richard Quirk)
* One new room type.
* Mountain and Hills in Ibson The Grey’s tile-set are now in their correct positions.


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Nwancat v1.0 (Wii misc)

Nwancat by Romano58 is basically Nyancat for Wii plus source code available.

Nwancat v1.0 www.nintendomax.com
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Thanks to http://nintendomax.com/viewtopic.php?t=14120&f=54 and http://wiibrew.org/wiki/Nwancat for the news.


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Lonesome Pixel v1.0 (Wii Game Port)

Lonesome Pixel by Aslai is a simple platformer game initially written for Ludum Dare 22. Now ported to Wii by it’s author.


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UAE Wii v8 (Amiga emu for Wii)

UAE Wii is a port of the famous Amiga emulator UAE and is based on the source code of E-UAE. The port uses SDL Wii.


* Added rumble support
* Added configurable aspect ratio
* Reduced font size of list file menu
* Utf8 font support


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Ironing Maiden (Wii Game)

The ones amongst you who think there are no new game concepts coming to Nintendo’s Wii, will be surprised! -- Although unofficial it still proofs there is place for new ideas!

Ironing Maiden by Nuance & Genesis Project is all about ironing T-Shirts, of course with your Wiimote. It’s the perfect party game and was made with lots of love for details.

Ironing Maiden (Wii)
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libext2fs-wii v1.0.4 (Wii misc)

libext2fs-wii is a port of the libext2fs driver to the Nintendo GameCube/Wii, modeled on the libntfs interface.


* EXT2/EXT3/EXT4 file systems support
* Full read/write, files of any size can be created, modified, renamed, moved, or deleted.
* Compression, read/write support for compressed files
* Symbolic link and directory junction walking
* Journaling system


* Sync with official release of E2fsprogs 1.42


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Blacks Dash v1.72 (Wii Game)

Black´s Dash by BlackWhiteEagle is a Boulder Dash Clone for Wii.


* codecleanup
* better logic and graphics
* new textures, transparency, music, sound/music volume
* added stonegenerator, diamondgenerator, teleporters, mower(blocker)
* teleporters teleport only if destination is free 1<->2 3<->4…
* teleporters automatically teleporting objects back after ~5 seconds
* added levelfileparam (leveldesigner)
* mapinfo
* save/load configfile
* playernames
* better scoreboard
* game is resizable under win/linux (windowed and fullscreen!) (wii has fixed resolution 640×448)
* textboxes with border
* diamonds with random color/playercolor
* extended mapconverterscript


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