Im planning on e-mailing Nintendo and I'm wondering if this is good enough. Some ideas taken from yungblood6. Dear Nintendo of America, I would like to address problems about online issues and hardware problems. First, I would like to say something about the "friend code system". Nintendo has made a great and sucessful effort on reaching out to casual gamers with the Wii. But the online system with the friend codes is very unappealing to "hardcore" gamers. It can be complicated and can make the "casual" experience less, well, casual. Its much easier to just enter each others user names rather than a 12-16 digit code. Sometimes people don't have many other people to exchange friend codes with and they want the option to meet someone online and then add them, but that isn't possible since you need a friend code to send a message to them. I was mad at first that you needed to add someone using a code, but then I found out that every single online game had a different friend code, and then you had to re-add everyone on your list with there new code. I think that people registered on your Wii should be automatically included on your game buddy list. On another note. Nintendo, as much as I don't want to say it, has seemed to pay less attention to the "hardcore" gamers. You've been spending so much time with the casual gamers that it almost seems you've forgotton who got you to where you are now. Games have definitely gotten easier and less challenging, which is disappointing to the "hardcore" gamers. Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess was one of the easier of the franchise. In Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, you could jump off a cliff 20 or 30 times before you actually died. You can pick up a health pack in almost every room in todays shooters. Our health bars didn't regenerate as much as they do today. It was about surviving on what you had left. It was about challenge. Now it's almost as if we're being given shortcuts to the finish line and instead of running the whole way through. And to top it all off, the online has come short of expectations. There is no way to communicate at all in any online game. Even in games which need it most such as Battalion Wars 2. Honestly, how are we expected to play online co-op in a strategy game, when all we can do is request them to attack something. Voice chat is becoming a must for certain games. Also, I, and many others, find ourselves quickly running out of internal memory from the lack of storage space. The SD card does work to a certain extent, but you need to have the option of saving directly to the card or storing VC games directly to the card. I, and many others, hope to eventually have an external hard drive to store all our extra information. Having a hard drive would be much easier because if would provide an easier way to just transfer unused games or data to somewhere else for a while until you find you want to use them again, then you can just pull it right of your hard drive and onto your Wii. I hope you take into consideration what I have said and maybe some of this can possibly change.