I will not be working throughout the year. Anyway, this is to point out my lack of funds. I am a decision of what to do. I am interested in purchasing a wii and modding it seems a great way to play my back-up games. However, reading all the problems installing it can be etc i am at a loss at whether I should attempt to install a chip myself, find a local professional, or not mod my wii at all. I have little experience soldering and would like to get the best experience for my money. Also if many think modding a wii will have much effect on online play, I would plan on using my original for games such as brawl, however will the modchip itself, even when used with an original disk cause problems with online play? Any help to any of these questions will be greatly appreciated.