Author Archives: Natalie Silvanovich

Playing with the Tamagotchi Friends RFID

I recently got a Proxmark 3, and used it to read the NFC of the Tamagotchi Friends. This allowed me to get some data on the protocol.

Tamagotchi, Tamagotchi Friends

Printable True Bugs Wait Posters

I’ve uploaded printable #truebugswait posters. You can download the full set 8 1/2 x 11 (A4) here (PDF here), and 11×17 (A3) here (PDF here). Everyone is free [..]


Tamagotchi Friends Teardown

There’s a new Tamagotchi in town, so of course I had to get one (or two or three) and take it apart. The Tamagotchi Friends is the latest [..]

Tamagotchi, Tamagotchi Friends

Tamagotchi Debug Mode

I found a software debug mode in the Tamagotchi code that allows the game state to be viewed and changed in ways that aren’t normally allowed. This mode [..]

Tamagotchi, Uncategorized

More on Tamagotchis!

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Tamagotchi, Tamagotchi Friends

Tama-Town Tamago Teardown

The latest Tamagotchi has arrived, so I thought I would take it apart and see what’s inside. A lot looks the same. The board has the same IR [..]