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Offline Martham112

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Why now?
« on: April 09, 2008, 01:23:23 pm »
So earlier this week I discovered that my Wii has giving up playing the good old game of Smash Brothers. Not Brawl. Melee. My Gamecube runs it fine, but stick it in the Wii and it says "The Gamecube disk could not be read" then "Please refer to you gamecube instruction manual". I don't see why that would help as it's the wii being the butt about it.

I wouldn't complain if we had Brawl, but let's not turn this into a Europe and Australia gets screwed all the time thread like the Rockband thread.

I would love some help as Melee is the only relief from the Brawl wait and now I can't play it on the flat screen!

*paws at screenshots of Brawl like a cat wanting to come in.*



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Re: Why now?
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2008, 01:28:30 pm »
What kind of condition is the disk in?

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Re: Why now?
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2008, 01:33:12 pm »
Not the best. I will take a picture within the next few days to show.

But why can the gamecube still play it?

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Re: Why now?
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2008, 01:36:02 pm »
I can't say for certain why one would play it and the other would not. My best assumption would be that since the Wii is built differently and accepts both the mini disk and the standard sized disk, the mechanism that reads it is slightly different and cannot overcome the damage to the disk.

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Re: Why now?
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2008, 02:56:52 pm »
Yeah, generalised disk readers can do that.

Though you think technology would have come along a bit between the Gamecube and the Wii. *insert snarky comment here*