Photek wrote:jawafour wrote:Photek wrote:PERMISSION GRANTED!
Now I haven't had an opportunity to say this for a while...
"Welcome to Club U!"
Check out this info for help and guidance on setting up and using your Nintendo Super Wii U Cube 64 Entertainment System!
The machine is one of the most popular consoles around and you'll have no trouble picking up games for it* . Join us every week for Mario Kart Monday!** .
* Not totes true.
** Ends March 2017.
MK8 ending now? ...
We should be okay to have the kartin' action until the end of April, Phote... that's when the new version launches for the Switch and - I suspect! - many GRcadians will switch over to that version. We'll see!
Photek wrote:...How much fiddling around must I do to get it online?
It's pretty straight-forward but you will need to setup a Nintendo Network ID (NNID). Read here!
Your NNID is your user identity when you use the console. If you own a Nintendo 3DS console then you can use the same one for your Wii U.
What is a NNID?: Link.
Guidance on creating a new NNID: Link.
Guidance on using your existing 3DS NNID with your Wii U: Link.
Connecting the Wii U to your wi-fi
The console will usually be able to connect to your wireless hub as per any other computing device. If you experience difficulty then you may need to manually change the settings. Kotaku noted some setting information that may help you - Link. If you'd prefer to use a wired ethernet connection then Nintendo supplies a branded adapter ("Wii LAN Adapter") that can be purchased - Link.
Gamepad wireless connection
The Gamepad connects wirelessly with the Wii U console. Whether you can move around your room or home without the signal being affected will depend upon the type of walls that you have in your room. If the building is modern with thin (plasterboard) walls then the signal will go right through; but if the walls are traditional (brick or stone) then the connection will be impacted.