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Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:40 PM ( #1 )

Do you guys likethe vintage tamagotchis more? Or the newer ones? I personally cant decide....

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 03:01 PM ( #2 )

My favorite model of all time is v5

So uh, wherever that falls under.
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 03:21 PM ( #3 )

I think it all comes down to personal taste. I have a huge love for the original P1 and P2 tamas from 1996 and 1997 only because I grew up with them and they were my first exposure to Tamagotchis and v-pets in general. I do also have the newer releases from 2004, 2005 and 2006. V1, V2 etc...I'm honestly not a huge fan of those. I prefer my Japanese versions over the USA versions. I do love the new color tamas though! I just purchased the English IDL I hope I love it!

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 09:15 PM ( #4 )

Depends what I'm in the mood for, but I like both the P1 and V3. Running a P1 and P2 a while ago and I never realized just how long it took for Tamas to evolve compared to the new ones. Then again in the 90s, life was somewhat slower paced what with having cassettes and video tapes and all the other low tech. Now everything is fast paced, and I see this reflected with Tamas, changing so quickly, almost daily.
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Posted 07 January 2013 - 04:02 AM ( #5 )

I have to agree with Midorime that the newer tamagotchis evolve fast - too fast in my meaning, as you barely have time to get to know them and get attatched before you have to marry them off and let them leave.
I'm not a huge fan of the oldie characters, so I was pleasantly surprised when I learnt that I could keep my tama in it's final stage for as long as I want on my new ID-LE.

Otherwise I really like the small-screen connections(v1-v4,5) as they seem so... lagom? Lagom is a Swedish word that no one seems to find a good translation for, and my married cousin from USA got stuck on it and named her blog after it. If you want to read her poetical translation of the word it's at the very top of her blog. :D

To be back on topic, I haven't found a tama yet that I don't like, even though there is a soft spot in my heart for the small-screen connections, I've also fallen in love with the angelgotch, tamago, music star and so on... :P

EDIT: Typo ;)

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 07:51 AM ( #6 )

Well (new here), I only had a, what I think is, V1. I definitly liked that one A LOT! Looking to buy one of the more recent ones, though stuck on tamago or v4.5.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:46 AM ( #7 )

Depends what I'm in the mood for, but I like both the P1 and V3. Running a P1 and P2 a while ago and I never realized just how long it took for Tamas to evolve compared to the new ones. Then again in the 90s, life was somewhat slower paced what with having cassettes and video tapes and all the other low tech. Now everything is fast paced, and I see this reflected with Tamas, changing so quickly, almost daily.


THIS. I agree. My life in the 90's was way less crazy. I mean we were kids. Sounds like you are around my age.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 11:56 AM ( #8 )

THIS. I agree. My life in the 90's was way less crazy. I mean we were kids. Sounds like you are around my age.


I am your age. :P Though not as well established in life as you seem to be. *points to your siggy*

And yeah, I miss the 90s. Life today is too fast-paced, I can barely keep up, especially living in one of a few states that is all about rushing. No wonder why they sped up Tamagotchi growth and such. I have to pause them a lot, though. My job and other things I do are not vpet friendly, so that sorta slows down their growth so i can enjoy them a bit more.
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Posted 07 January 2013 - 12:24 PM ( #9 )

I am your age. :P Though not as well established in life as you seem to be. *points to your siggy*

And yeah, I miss the 90s. Life today is too fast-paced, I can barely keep up, especially living in one of a few states that is all about rushing. No wonder why they sped up Tamagotchi growth and such. I have to pause them a lot, though. My job and other things I do are not vpet friendly, so that sorta slows down their growth so i can enjoy them a bit more.


I second to this - I like the vintages' slow growth pattern (because I find it realistic in a way), however I loved at the innovation of the latest colour releases. The latest ones advance in growth stages daily as opposed to the former.

But to answer the question of the thread starter, basically I'm stuck in the middle because I love both - but if persuaded with a single answer, I'd say I prefer the newer ones. ;)

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 02:50 PM ( #10 )

I am your age. :P Though not as well established in life as you seem to be. *points to your siggy*

And yeah, I miss the 90s. Life today is too fast-paced, I can barely keep up, especially living in one of a few states that is all about rushing. No wonder why they sped up Tamagotchi growth and such. I have to pause them a lot, though. My job and other things I do are not vpet friendly, so that sorta slows down their growth so i can enjoy them a bit more.


Ahhhahah. I got lucky I guess. Yeah I'm engaged but can't afford the wedding so I guess!!! XD

I agree. Mine isn't either. It's going to be a challenge having two tamas with me at work. I hope the IDL and P's have a way too pause XD Because I am going to need it!!!

But as much as I like the old school tamas the new ones are a bit more exciting and fun. More options etc. I have a appreciation for both really.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 04:01 PM ( #11 )

Ahhhahah. I got lucky I guess. Yeah I'm engaged but can't afford the wedding so I guess!!! XD

I agree. Mine isn't either. It's going to be a challenge having two tamas with me at work. I hope the IDL and P's have a way too pause XD Because I am going to need it!!!

But as much as I like the old school tamas the new ones are a bit more exciting and fun. More options etc. I have a appreciation for both really.


You having someone is more than me already. XD

And yeah, you can't really compare the two. Both have a niche and are really their own experience. I like and appreciate both.

As for pausing, just put the clock to SET basically, like the old Tamas. It'll pause it. I've done it many times on my IDLE and have had nothing bad happen. Got perfect care characters still.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 04:05 PM ( #12 )

I tend to like the old school tama's because it was such a big part of my childhood. But then again I can't eliminate the newer ones on that premise. I'm actually love the idea of the new ones like the iD L though I have yet to try one.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 04:05 PM ( #13 )

I tend to like the old school tama's because it was such a big part of my childhood. But then again I can't eliminate the newer ones on that premise. I'm actually love the idea of the new ones like the iD L though I have yet to try one.
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