Tamagotchi

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Tamagotchi
Tamagotchi.jpg
Developer Bandai
Release date 1996
Emulated ~

The Tamagotchi is a handheld digital pet released by Bandai originally on November 23, 1996.

Multiple generations of this handheld console exist, but currently only Tamagotchi P1 (original 1996 model) is emulated.

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Emulators[edit]

Name Emulates Platform(s) Latest Version libretro FLOSS Active Recommended
PC / x86
tamatool Tamagotchi P1       0.1 ?
MAME Tamagotchi P1*           Web
git artifacts[N 1]
0.262
libretro core[N 2]
Microcontrollers
ArduinoGotchi Tamagotchi P1   git-original
git-anabolyc fork
?
Consoles
tamaboy Tamagotchi P1   rc2 ?
Tamaboy DS Tamagotchi P1   Build 2022/09/14 ? ~
  1. CI-Windows CI-Linux CI-Macos
  2. As 0.251, 0.139 (2010), 0.78 (2003), 0.37b5 (2000)

Simulators[edit]

Name Platform(s) Latest Version libretro FLOSS Active Recommended
PC / x86
Tamagotchi Simulator 3   3.0 ? ?

Tamagotchi clones[edit]

More than mere imitations, Tamagotchi clones have become a vibrant and diverse subgenre, adding richness and variety to the world of virtual pets. From capturing childhood nostalgia to pushing technological boundaries, these digital companions continue to entertain and engage players of all ages, ensuring the spirit of nurturing and care thrives in the ever-evolving world of interactive entertainment.

See this forum thread for Tamagotchi clones.

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