Welcome to RVLution!

We're a friendly game modding community focused on New Super Mario Bros. Wii and other Wii games, and the official home of various related projects. Join us, check out what we've got, and contribute your own things!


Riivolution is an on-the-fly game patcher for use with retail discs. It allows users to place content on their SD or USB devices, which will be read by the game during regular play.

Riivolution can be used for custom textures, music, levels, memory patches, game translations, and more!

Reggie! Level Editor

Reggie! is an easy-to-use and full-featured editor for New Super Mario Bros. Wii levels, allowing you to create new stages using all of Nintendo's elements.

Newer Super Mario Bros. Wii

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A fan-made sequel to NSMB Wii, featuring 128 new levels, completely new worlds, new music and lots of new and old elements.
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Welcome to RVLution 2.0!
Posted on 02-02-14, 11:41 pm by StapleButter
After over one year since it was first mentioned, the RVLution 2.0 plan is finally becoming real.

The board software has been replaced with Blargboard, which should definitely be a lot cooler than the old phpBB. I will let you discover what the new features are.

All the posts from the previous board have been imported, so you aren't losing anything.

We aren't done setting up the new board yet. This green theme will be replaced with something better. Appropriate tweaks will be done in due time. Some missing features (like the interface to upload post attachments) will be added later on.

If you find anything that went wrong, or have any suggestion for this board, tell us!

Have fun
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Hello, World!
Posted on 12-18-13, 06:08 am by Aaron
Hi everyone! It's been 3 whole years since the last front page post, so here's a new one just to spice things up and maybe remind people that the site is still alive. (Also because I just uploaded Riivolution and don't know where to announce it so yeah)

For those who haven't been keeping up with our forums, the massive Newer Super Mario Bros. Wii project was released earlier this year. If you haven't had a chance to play it yet you should definitely check it out!

Around that same time Riivolution was updated to support the Wii Mode on the Wii U - so those of you who've replaced your Wii can still enjoy the same game mods and hacks as before! As usual, Riivolution can be run on the Wii U through an exploit such as Smash Stack with the option to install it after as a channel.

In more recent news, Riivolution 1.06 has just been released today to fix some stability issues introduced in the previous update. Thanks to some work by tueidj, those of you who were unable to pass the strap safety screen in some games such as Super Smash Bros. Brawl should find everything working properly again on both the Wii and Wii U.

Well then, that's about it for now. 'til next time! (maybe another 3 years, maybe not)
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Updates, Updates, and More Updates!
Posted on 09-17-10, 07:11 pm by Aaron
There's been a lot of excitement over the past week, with both Nintendo and Sony putting out system firmware updates on the same day. Now today, we're putting out a Riivolution update ourselves!

Nintendo's update was a maintenance update - not much changed at all - but Riivolution 1.03 was inadvertently affected. Today Riivolution 1.04 has been released and is working on "4.3v2" again. This time it's been released as a boot.elf, so it will launch from the Homebrew Channel, Bannerbomb, Smash Stack, or Indiana Pwns directly. We've also included a new savefile redirection feature that allows you to store your saves directly on SD, USB, or even Wi-Fi. It's a great way to keep your normal save untouched when trying out a full game hack!

Sony's push for their update was obvious, as they state that it "includes additional security features." Specifically, it was put out to stop PSGroove and other similar devices. Progress on PlayStation 3 hacking has been tremendous, and things are improving each day. We're currently at work on "R3volution" for the PS3, so resist the urge to go on PSN and hold off on updating to 3.42 if you want to have a chance to try out custom games.

Sep 19 Update: The original 1.04 Riivolution release contained a bug which prevented the channel from installing properly. This has been fixed now, so if you're seeing error -2 when installing the channel make sure to download it again.
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Super Smash Bros. Brawl Section
Posted on 07-04-10, 05:16 am by Omega
Hello fellow RVLutionaries!

I'd like to let you guys know about the new Brawl Section we opened up. The reasoning behind it is simple.
More and more we've found ourselves working together with the guys from Smash Mods (especially Bionic Sonic). And we thought it might be a good idea to open a little Brawl section on RVLution. Seeing as the big brawl forums have no-homebrew policies, and therefore game-hackers are second class citizens there. They might want to have someplace where they are welcomed, and can work alongside other game-hackers. I look forward to seeing you all posting there!
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RVLution Channel Now Open!
Posted on 06-28-10, 02:50 am by Skarface0
Everyone from the RVLution team would like to say a big thank you for all of the support that RVLution has received, and as such we have now established an IRC channel for people to join.

You can now receive the most up to date info from the #RVLution IRC channel on Freenode (webchat). Please follow along and join the new channel to stay up to date with our projects. Should anyone require help or further information, do not hesitate to ask in the IRC channel linked above.
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