The Nintendo Wii is a home video-game console that uses DVD-based games. These same games can be played on your home computer using a Wii emulator called Dolphin. Dolphin is a program that tricks your computer into thinking it is a Wii. This allows the Wii games to boot right within the Dolphin program.
Things You'll Need
- Wii game
Download "Dolphin" from the Resource section of this guide. This is the only Nintendo Wii emulator that plays commercial games.
Insert your Nintendo Wii game into your PC and open Dolphin on your computer. Click "File" and "Boot from DVD Drive." Click the drive that your Wii game is in. Dolphin will boot your Wii game up, and it will start as it would from inside a Wii.
Use your keyboard and mouse to control the game on your computer.
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