Practice Tools

Tools

Here you can find various helpful tools for speedrun practice and testing
(Note: Many of these tools require your wii to be already homebrewed and have homebrew channel installed)

GCMM 1.4f, a Gamecube Savefile Manager homebrew application for Wii/GC (Mod by: Dragonbane)
Neogamma TP mod, a loader for Wii homebrew that includes built in toggable cheats for TP (Mod by: Dragonbane)
Dolphin Zelda Edition, a modified version of Dolphin that includes extra tools for TP/TWW (Mod by: Dragonbane)
Twilight Editor, a Savefile editor for GC TP saves that allows you to modify values and flags (By: AECX)
tpgz, a practice tool that includes many helpful tools such as memory watch, inventory management, cheats, and map loading (By: Mid/Pheenoh/Taka/Kipcode)


Setting up tpgz

Setting up SD Card (GCN)

  • Download Nintendont files
  • Extract "nintendont" folder to the apps folder of your SD Card ("SD:\apps\nintendont")
  • Create a folder called "games" on the root of your SD Card ("SD:\games")
  • Open tpgz.io on your PC
  • Select the desired patch version, and click "Patch"
  • Wait for the patcher to finish (May take a few minutes)
  • Place the patched iso into the games folder on your SD Card, and name the file "game.iso" (remember to add ".iso" at the end) ("SD:\games\game.iso")
  • Insert your SD card into the Wii and open Homebrew Channel

Setting up SD Card (Wii)

  • Download Wiiflow files
  • Extract wiiflow folder to the apps folder of your SD Card ("SD:\apps\wiiflow")
  • Create a folder called "wbfs" on the root of your SD Card ("SD:\wbfs")
  • Download the romhack patcher
  • Place your Wii iso, the romhack patcher program, and patch file in a folder together
  • Open command line in that folder, and run [./romhack.exe apply patchname.patch "isoname.iso" "outputname.iso"]
    • (Example: ./romhack.exe apply 0.2-wii-ntscu-10.patch "rzde10.iso" "tpgzw.iso")
  • Wait for the patch process to finish (May take a few minutes)
  • Place the patched iso into the games folder on your SD Card, and name the file "game.iso" (remember to add ".iso" at the end) ("SD:\wbfs\game.iso")
  • Insert your SD card into the Wii and open Homebrew Channel

Loading tpgz on a Wii

  • Launch Nintendont
  • Choose the file location of your tpgz ISO
  • Open Settings, and make sure to turn "Native Control" on
  • Launch game

Setting up GCMM on a Wii

Setting up SD Card

  • Download GCMM 1.4f
  • Extract everything from the "Release\SDCard" folder to your SD Card
  • Create a Folder on the root of your SD Card called "MCBACKUP" ("SD:\MCBACKUP")
  • Download any Savefiles you may want from the Savefiles page
  • Extract .gci files from the zip to the MCBACKUP folder on your SD Card
  • Insert your SD card into the Wii and open Homebrew Channel

Using GCMM

  • Launch GCMM
  • Select which source device youre using (A: SD Card, B: USB)
  • Press X to restore savefiles from SD to Memory Card
  • Select which Memory Card slot you want with A or B
  • Select which savefile you want to put on your Memory Card and Press A
  • Press Start to return to Homebrew Channel

Setting up Neogamma on a Wii

(Note: Neogamma is largely obsoleted as a practice tool by tpgz, however it is still a good alternative if needed)

Setting up SD Card

  • Download cIOS installer for Wii
  • Extract the apps folder from the zip to your SD card
  • Download Neogamma TP
    • Extract everything from the "release\cMIOS\SDCard" folder to your SD Card
    • Extract everything from the "release\Neogamma\SDCard" folder to your SD Card
  • Insert your SD card into the Wii and open Homebrew Channel

Installing cIOS

  • Launch "d2x cIOS installer" and press any button to continue
  • Select recommended settings before installing
    • Select cIOS (v10 beta52 d2x-v10-beta52)
    • Select cIOS base 56
    • Select cIOS slot 249
    • Select cIOS revision 65535
  • Press A to install
  • Once it finishes installing, repeat for the second cIOS
    • Select cIOS (v10 beta52 d2x-v10-beta52)
    • Select cIOS base 57
    • Select cIOS slot 250
    • Select cIOS revision 65535
  • Press A to install once again
  • Once finished, press B to exit

Installing cMIOS

  • Launch "Installer for WiiGator's cMIOS"
  • Choose IOS 249 to use and press A
  • Read warning. Wait for the press 1 message to appear, then press 1
  • Install cMIOS
    • Press A to go in MIOS menu
    • Press A to choose 'Install cMIOS'
    • Press A to load from SD Card
    • Press A to install cMIOS
  • Press A to exit once finished

Using Neogamma TP

  • Launch Neogamma from the homebrew menu
  • Go to Options > TP Cheats
  • Turn on Custom Cheats, and select whatever cheats you desire
  • Return to Menu
  • Launch Game on DVD (Make sure Twilight Princess disc is inserted)
Last updated 02/09/2021 – Taka