Can't figure out how to play on gamepad only for virtual console games

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2 years ago#1
So I've tried looking this up everywhere, including the Wii U manual, and I can't seem to find out how to do gamepad-only for virtual console games. I can do tv-only, and both simultaneously, but I thought there was an option to do gamepad-only. Or am I just missing something really obvious? I'm trying to play an NES-game on the VC, if that matters any.
2 years ago#2
Turn off your TV, or at least put it on another input.
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2 years ago#3
Indeed, you're free to change the channel. It's supposed to be obvious, but it IS too obvious to even think about, so no fault there.
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2 years ago#4
Oh OK. I thought it might have been a similar setup to WWHD, where the Wii U stops on the TV entirely.

Thanks!
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