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Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Chat' started by musicboi10, Nov 1, 2006.

  1. musicboi10

    musicboi10 WiiChat Member

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    Do you need classic controllers in order to play certain games either for the Wii or the GameCube??? If you can use the standard controller for all the games, what is the point in a classic controller?
     
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    for the classic games downloadable from VC so you feel more comfortable, and the wii controller doesnt have the right button placement as previous set ups
     
  3. musicboi10

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    OK, the thing is my situation is that I've got to get 2 controllers (for my brother & I). I am also interested in playing Virtual Console and GameCube games, so the classic controller seems to obviously be right for me. Would I need to buy 2 classic controllers? Also, is it worth it to switch controllers every time you transition from a Wii to a GameCube game or from a Wii to a Virtual Console game? I just don't know if I should pay $40 for 2 classic controllers that I am going to barely use. I have 1 GameCube game that I enjoy thoroughly. The Virtual Console games sound tempting, but aren't most of those 1 player anyway? Here are my questions layed out:

    1. Would I need to buy 2 classic controllers considering my situation?
    2. Is it worth it to switch controllers all the time?
    3. Are virtual console games ever 2 player and in need of 2 classic controllers?
     
  4. Jenova

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    You need the Wii-Mote for Wii games, and you need the Classic Controller for VC or Gamecube games. BUT, you CAN just use gamecube controllers, they work just the same. (classic controllers are wireless, and have a different look.) Some VC games will be multiplayer, like the N64 ones. If you already have gamecube controllers, there is no need for classic controllers unless you want a change in how they look, and for wireless.
     
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    Also, how convenient is it to switch controllers from the standard to the classic? Is it too much of a hassle?

    The N64 games that are 2 player: Are they 1 player as well? Does anyone recommend getting 2 classic controllers or is anyone getting 2 for themselves and why?
     
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  6. maxkhoward

    maxkhoward Wii will rock you

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    Not at all, all you do is plug them into the back of the standard wiimote. That way you don't have to keep syncing them all the time.
     
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    SO let me get this straight, a GameCube controller DOES work with VC games?

    and

    The Classic controller DOES work with GC games?
     
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    lelando Expert Gamer

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    wow this wil be good!!!!!
     
  9. luis007

    luis007 WiiChat Member

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    Does Anyone Know If All Games Work With The Nintendo Wii Classic Control Pad????

    For Example

    The New Zelda Or Smash Bros Brawl????????
     
  10. luis007

    luis007 WiiChat Member

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    Can Any1 Plz Reply Bk :eek:

    I Need To Know If All Games Work With The Nintento Classic Wii Control Pad Work With All Games
     
  11. bobby1211

    bobby1211 R.I.P. Digii

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    Carbonizer One-time Wii Procurer

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    The one issue I see is using a gamecube or classic controller on N64 games that used the c-buttons as buttons, not as a second directional pad. Goldeneye probably won't be a problem because the c-buttons were used for straffing and the c-stick can accomodate that. However, in games like the FIFA games, one of the c-buttons was used for turbo so you had to keep tapping it. I don't understand how you can do the same with the c-stick. I think it would be hard to keep tapping it to one side. Any thoughts?
     
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    Carbonizer One-time Wii Procurer

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    I would like to see Nintendo let you use the wii-mote on more classic games by allowing you to map motion or tilt of the wii-mote to what would usually be buttons. For example, in an N64 game, you could map lifting the wii-mote to jumping or map shaking to throwing a punch.

    Maybe the opposite should be possible too. A game like Marvel Ultimate Alliance should be playable with a gamecube controller.
     
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    It's rumored that smash bros melee will only use the GC controller/classic controller.
     
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    ericlewis91 im McLovin

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    classic controller work with gamecube games

    and gamecube controller work with virtual games


    just tested 5 mins ago and it works end of disscusion!
     
  16. NateTheGreat

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    Really? So you played a GC game with the Classic Controller? What game was it? I've heard that it might be possible, but in games where the analog triggers of the GC are needed, the Classic Controller doesn't work so well.
     
  17. Darkside7000

    Darkside7000 Luke Perry for President!

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    Yup. So know I gotta get 4 nunchucks, 4 Wiimotes and 4 Classic Controllers? Fantastic... Thanks Nintendo :sad:
     
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    if you only have one wimote its better to get a gamecube controller cause then you can play the two player vc games. but the classic takes the place of the wiimote
     
  19. Darkside7000

    Darkside7000 Luke Perry for President!

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    GC Controllers would probably be cheaper to. Well, I dont plan on getting any VC games to soon, so I guess i'll just wait until I need them for a Wii game.
     
  20. Sanrun

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    My suggestion is don`t get Classic controllers...Unless you don`t have GC controllers then buy another GC controller.Or just get which ever is cheaper.
     

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