GAMECUBE MODDING, Swiss backgrounds and customization.
from to on 27 Feb 2024 11:30

POSTING this info on lemmy to port my own post from reddit, since im trying to slowly abandon it and want to migrate here while the user base grows

Hey!!! With the amazing help of different people from the Gamecube and Wii modscene I performed my first picoboot installation and now I was customizing my Boot Animation with CUBEBOOT and my Swiss backgrounds.

Cubeboot lets you power on your Gamecube through the boot animation and even customize the text and color of it. Just follow their github tutorial

So, because i cannot give back to the community in a better way, I dedicated a few hours today to create some readily available backgrounds to use with Swiss.

You can see the backgrounds available here (theres more inside, most are pink cause i painted my gamecube pink and silver):

Special thanks to Colrust (reddit username) for sending me his files and helping me personally. Greatly appreciated, I shared your files in this pack too, i hope you dont mind, if you do i will take them down of course.

In spanish:

Hey!! Si estas buscando un tutorial sencillo de como cambiar el fondo de pantalla de tu menu de Swiss para la gamecube puedes acceder a estos archivos y usarlos segun las instrucciones, al descargarlo podras acceder a la informacion en español tambien. Es muy sencillo. Un saludo!!


(it is a mediafire link)

I did not ink my original reddit post on here, but did link this one on reddit, as to aid migration to lemmy an other foss options


threaded - newest on 27 Feb 2024 12:45 next collapse

Ok, but why Swiss? It’s a country. on 27 Feb 2024 13:06 next collapse on 27 Feb 2024 13:43 next collapse

It’s the sound my zipper makes when I hear the GC boot sound. on 27 Feb 2024 14:17 collapse

SWISS is the program used to run Homebrew software on a modded gamecube. In my case i use picoboot, theres more options, and soon there will be flippy drive wich is solder free!! on 27 Feb 2024 13:05 next collapse

Neat. I’ll have to check these out later on the TV. on 27 Feb 2024 14:21 collapse

Glad you like them!! I learned the other day because as a newbie i couldnt find a pre made sample of these. If you change the cubeboot.bin hexadecimal value for the color you can make the color of you Gamecube and your Swiss background match! Love this simple things that let you customize your experience. on 27 Feb 2024 22:18 next collapse

There are very pretty, thanks! on 27 Feb 2024 23:25 collapse

Kind of funny imaginig all my wallpapers on gamecubes of the world! Glad you like them! on 02 Mar 2024 13:59 collapse

Nice, always wanted to change the fugly default swiss wallpaper. Do I just put the .tpl in the root of the SD-card? How did you convert the wallpapers to .tpl?

Unfortunately Cubeboot doesn’t seem to work with GC-Loader yet. Would love to get the full intro animation. on 02 Mar 2024 15:17 collapse

Hey! No with GC Loader i dont know if they will make it work :( Either way you can activate boot through ipl on Swiss settings to at least enjoy the boot animation when opening a game! You have to name whichever wallpaper you want to use to just “backdrop.tpl” and put it in the Swiss folder on your SD card! You have the full tutorial to make your own backdrops inside the Download file, theres a text in english and another one in spanish there. Its pretty easy but requires using the terminal/console.