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  1. 7 points
    Fun fact, I haven't seen another human in over a week. Fortunately, I find that to be a total win!
  2. 6 points
    It depends on the type of evolution; care only affects child-to-teen evolution. Care has no effect on teen-to-adult evolution within the three main family groups (Ura Mame, Ura Meme, and Ura Kuchi). You could give an Ura Young Mametchi horrendous care and it would still evolve into an Ura Mame adult. In the Universal family, it's the opposite. Teen-to-adult evolution in that family is seemingly based on care, and skill points have no effect there at all. I'm still trying to figure out exactly how it works, though (it's tough because the Universal family is very difficult to obtain ). Side tangent: child-to-teen evolution isn't just based on care, it's also based on what the child character is; for example, KuchiTamatchi and Hitodetchi evolve into Kujakutchi and Ura Young Violetchi with sub-par care, but Kuribotchi evolves into them with very good care. Sometimes it's also based on skill points; Kuribotchi and KuchiTamatchi are more likely to evolve into Kometchi and Ura Young Yattatchi with high Spiritual points and three care mistakes. Anyway, I hope I helped
  3. 6 points
    Hello there once again guys and girls. This status update isn't about Tamagotchi (for once) lol. It's just a friendly reminder. Well, let's get straight to the point. You have probably heard this like a thousand times, but try staying as safe as possible from COVID-19 at least until a vaccine is found and tested well enough. Pandemics like this ain't no joke. Follow your government's safety instructions and tips on how to stay relatively safe. It's better to be safe than sorry. You can check out World Health Organization's page for more info. https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019 Stay safe! Cheers, Alex.
  4. 4 points
    Having a Mame, Meme, or Kuchi teen evolve into a Universal adult is actually intended behaviour on the V4, and not the result of a glitch. That chart is very accurate for the three main family groups and Oyajitchi, but the Universal information in completely wrong. Obotchi and Ojyotchi evolve from any child with severe neglect: keeping the hungry and happy hearts low on average along with several care mistakes. Hawainotchi and Hawaikotchi evolve from any child with a low training bar and several care mistakes. Universal teens evolve into the Universal adults seemingly at random unless one of its skill points is over 100 and it's given very good care. Pyonchitchi and Pyonkotchi evolve from any teen with low skill points but good care. I suspect a low training bar also may have a part in it, but I'm not sure. Debatchi and Hanatchi evolve from any teen with low skill points and average care. Gozarutchi and Masktchi evolve from any teen in the same way they're obtained on any other version: with severe neglect. If you obtained Masktchi, I would guess you must have either given it very poor care when it was a teen (wouldn't hold that against you, I used to obtain her and Gozarutchi constantly when I was younger ), or you had a Universal teen and didn't raise its skill points high enough. I hope it was simply one of those that caused it! If not, your Tama may be glitched...
  5. 4 points
    I'm pretty sure that a few things that may be causing this is down to the family group and skills: You'll need to get a male Mame family teen (Young Mametchi/Young Androtchi) to have it evolve into Mametchi. You will need to raise the 'Intellectual' skill point so that it is the highest of the three stats. Getting Mametchi instead of Androtchi or Zukyutchi relies on this. Since you're getting Masktchi, I can only assume that you're getting a female universal teen; Ojotchi or Hawaikotchi, then raising the social stat to be the highest, which is the requirement for Masktchi. If not, I would say that this is a glitch. The first wave of designs of the v4 had quite a few character-related glitches, so that could be a possibility too. To raise specific skills, you need to eat/play a particular food/game on the v4! The games/food and their skills that they boost are: The first two games are random, and you only get the skill points if that game is won. Shape Match = Intellectual (pencil) Dance = Arts (star) Flag = Social (flower) foods that raise intelligence points: fish +3, beef +1, omelet +2, ice cream +1. foods that raise fashion/arts: doughnut +3, cupcake +2, cheese cake +1, cherries +1. foods that raise social/kindness: bananas +3, corn +2, grapes +1, sandwich +1. foods that raise all skills: melon +1, yogurt +2. Sorry if this was a bit long!! I hope it helps you though. The v4/v4.5 are a bit odd compared to other models due to the focus on skills rather than care for determining adults. Oh, and here's a growth chart! You may have already seen it, but it's handy to get your head around the way it works!
  6. 4 points
    Changing the time is okay, from what I have experienced! The growth will remain at the same point no matter what you change the time to. I had a similar issue with mine yesterday and the time and date was way out. If the growth is overdue, I would say that when it wakes up tomorrow, it will, or have already have, evolved. I'm certain that it won't cause any glitches.
  7. 4 points
    You have it exactly right. The only thing that would throw off the evolution time would be dead batteries or pausing (hotel/parent's house doesn't count as pausing).
  8. 4 points
    Here's something a bit different for the log: A little bit of coverage of Little Friends: Dogs & Cats - a title by Imagineering which is the first, and currently only, virtual pet/life-simulator game of any sort on the Switch. It seeks to fill the gap left by Nintendogs not (yet?) having a Switch installment, though unfortunately it falls a bit short. Compared to Nintendogs (which is something that I will have to do several times here, since it's still the best-in-breed pet simulator for consoles of any sort ), some of the models and movements are unnatural and occasionally uncanny, and sometimes animals will run right through each other. They also won't respond at all if you accidentally poke them in the eye or the nose - ouch! The flow of the game is unnatural, as well. For example, Nintendogs is a game that has a slow pace, where you can easily slot quick bursts of play into your daily routine alongside, say, Animal Crossing and Brain Training, because all of them run in real-time and are designed for that. Meanwhile, Little Friends: Dogs & Cats is a victim of "Achievements" culture - everything seems to revolve around getting stamps and bits of text that say that you did something or went somewhere, and earning enough money to collect various types of items (whose effects and looks aren't as differentiated or well-detailed as what you would find in Nintendogs) and outfits (which all look a bit awkward when worn by your pets). You get text notifications rather than actually seeing gradual progress and behavioural changes - for example, you don't teach your dog to sit, you'll just randomly be told by a text pop-up that they learned it, after you've carried out several unrelated activities. It also constantly breaks immersion by having on-screen counters for marking and searching spots during walks, and by occasionally displaying giant, brightly-coloured "LEVEL UP!" text above your dog. It doesn't run in real-time, either. Still, on the plus side, the game is cute, so here's a look at my German Shepherd, Donna; Different developers will always take different approaches to the same concepts, and there's nothing wrong with that (after all, I bought this one to see how the devs had approached the concept that Nintendogs popularised, since it's seeking to plug that gap in the Switch's library), but in this case I would recommend waiting for Nintendogs to show up if you want a proper life-simulator for the Switch.
  9. 4 points
    SO... I haven't been active on this site for way over a year. Now that I have all this time on my hands, I started feeling nostalgic for my tama days. I might just have to pick up one of my tamas and get back into it now, lol! Just wondering if anyone remembers me? Not sure if any of my friends or people I talked to is still active, but it's worth a try! still lowkey missing the old format of the website oops
  10. 4 points
    You know I really miss the days when people would all make their own growth and item charts for everyone to use - it's nice to see people continuing that tradition to this day
  11. 4 points
  12. 4 points
    That is amazing! This would explain why a lot of our experiments resulted in "good care" teens even though we were giving them a ton of care mistakes. So would this also be the key to obtaining Oniontchi/Nikatchi from Mizutamatchi? I know you got Rick to evolve into a Kuchi family teen, so were you keeping his stats high otherwise? On a personal note, Lapis got married to a Zukyutchi and they had a baby girl (Samus). I mostly ignored her during her baby hour which resulted in her evolving into a Mizutamatchi and not Mohitamatchi (just like Rick). I've obtained three care misses (from hunger) so far, but I've had her on pause since yesterday. I've been keeping her stats below four hearts the whole time, except for one instance when I took her to the toilet (I wasn't expecting it to fill a happy heart). I'll continue to keep her stats low and see if that gets me a Nikatchi. Now I wanted to announce that I might not be be able to post as often for awhile. I'm starting a new job on Tuesday, so that won't leave me much time to run my V4. I'll certainly still be lurking around the forums and making posts here and there, but I won't be able to contribute much to the this thread if my V4 is going to be growing at a snail's pace. This isn't a goodbye or a resignation of any kind, but I just wanted to let you guys know why I won't be posting as frequently. Once the dust settles and I get used to my new schedule, I'll be back to running the V4 as frequently as I can. I'll likely be posting this weekend since I plan on unpausing Samus tomorrow (she's been paused because I'm trying to change my sleep schedule), so I'm not going on hiatus yet.
  13. 4 points
    Evie the Mimitchi finally married a couple days ago, but I wasn't able to marry her to a Mame adult. I feared that if I waited any longer, she would evolve into a senior because, even though her age counter was borked, the device still keeps track of the Tama's actual age. She married a Tenpatchi, a Kuchi adult, on my Earth V4.5. Her son (whom I named Edd) evolved into MohiTamatchi as I expected. I gave him five care mistakes over the course of today; three from hunger and two from unhappiness. Afterwards, I kept his hungry and happy hearts at a maximum of three hearts, and let them drop several times. I think I may be safe from HinoTamatchi and Obotchi, but we'll have to wait and see. I didn't miss any training calls, so I'm definitely safe from Hawainotchi. I'll update tomorrow on which teen character he evolves into! UPDATE! He evolved into Oniontchi!! Not only did I never completely fill his hungry and happy hearts, they were also halfway empty when he evolved! (for the same reason, Greyer the KuchiTamatchi evolved into Kujakutchi...bleah ). Based on this, it definitely seems that keeping the stats low has an impact on whether the "good care" or "bad care" teen is obtained; not only before it evolves, but also when it evolves. It would make sense, too, since I've obtained Y. Mametchi, Y. Kuchipatchi, and Y. Dorotchi with four care mistakes, which is generally considered "bad care", while otherwise keeping their stats fairly high.
  14. 4 points
    Welp, I just figured out I made a mistake! Tarakotchi is the average care character, not the worst! I fixed that in this one! Sorry!!
  15. 3 points
    This happened to my V2 a few weeks back, although I was using a Duracel CR2032. It made the long beeping noise continuously for what I'd like to say a minute, while there were the infamous 2 black lines across the screen (according to my Dad who was doing all of this). We took the battery back out, popped it back in to see a nice little egg on the screen. I don't think you shouldn't use any other battery compatible with the device besides a CR2032, I think its just because its recommended and known to be used the most.
  16. 3 points
    Update #2: I wasn't expecting this to happen, but the Tamagotchi gods seemed to want me to try this experiment again, because the CR2025 battery I had on my V4 caused the screen to blank out one day. However, when I took off the cover and slightly adjusted the battery, it turned back on, so I assumed it was just the battery that stopped making contact. However, the same thing happened the next day but when I pushed any button it would make a long beep even though the screen was blank, so it seemed like the battery was still making contact. I panicked and put in a CR2032 battery as soon as possible, because I've heard that the V4 is very glitchy and I think mine is one of the first shell designs released which means that there's even more glitches. It seemed like everything was normal at first until I got to the name screen, and the name was turned into some weird characters and the letter Q. I have an Oyajitchi (the secret character you get when marrying Ojitchi and Otokitchi) and wanted to keep him for a while, but I think I'll marry him off the next time the matchmaker comes, just so I can get rid of that glitchy name. It hurts a little bit because I waited a long time for both my Tamagotchis to become oldies just so I could get him, but oh well. At least I learned my lesson: Never use any other type of battery in a Tamagotchi other than CR2032. There weren't any more glitches after that, however. I think I'll have to ROM-Test that V4 just to make sure that the ROM isn't corrupted. Also, I don't know how, but I forgot to mention something about the V3 that I did my last experiment on: The "character -> item" glitch actually worked, but instead of turning it into item sprites, it turned it to a glitchy pixel pattern that changed every time the Tamagotchi moved on the idle screen. That's actually one of the main reasons I decided to reset it and ROM-Test it.
  17. 3 points
    Thank you so much for your help! The descriptive nature of your post worked wonders for learning about Tamas! 😊 I greatly appreciate it 😉
  18. 3 points
    Update: I tried this experiment with the same V3 (however, this time with a regular CR2032 battery) and some interesting stuff happened. But first, I have to get out of the way that "tilting" the battery while it was on the "CONNECT" screen did absolutely nothing. If you did it too fast, nothing would happen because the screen had a low refresh rate. Even if you did it at just the right time, it would say "FAIL" on the other one because AFAIK, IR data is transferred at an insanely high speed, so even tilting the battery within 0.5 seconds would cause a lot of data to be missing, which would make the other device display the "FAIL" screen. Now, the interesting stuff: One time, the screen turned off and it played the happy sound (the sound your Tamagotchi makes after winning a game or gaining points.) Another time, it displayed some pixel squares on the screen in the usual glitch pattern but also displayed the "HOW MUCH?" screen you get shown when you want to donate to the Gotchi King and below it, the screen showed 1000 points. That's basically all the interesting stuff that happened. I doubt I'll be doing this experiment again, because I don't want to brick one of my Tamagotchis. (I also took this opportunity to ROM test it, and its ROM version is A3 3. Nothing special or new, but I thought it would be interesting to include.)
  19. 3 points
    Ahh, that's awesome! I think there's a few more glitch souvenir sprites that I've not had the time to personally try out myself, as I recall, so they might be an addition for the future. And yeah, I think there must still be a bit of a mystery surrounding the ticket items and souvenirs. I'm wondering if it depends on the ROM version of the device the passwords are entered into?
  20. 3 points
    https://www.tamatalk.com/IB/topic/186883-v3-guide/ So I tried out the codes here and they all worked without needing to use the tickets or be any generation later than first. Strange, since I distinctly remember a few years ago any codes for these souvenirs didn't work for me despite using the correct username. Additionally, I wanted to add that I've uploaded a sheet of the souvenir sprites to TSR and I've credited you for the work you did for the code generator. Let me know if you'd like any changes to the name used or anything else. https://www.spriters-resource.com/lcd_handhelds/tamagotchiconnectionversion3/sheet/128510/
  21. 3 points
    Hi, so I'd just like to point out @Penguin-keeper has already made a Database, where you can share and look at fake and generic pets. You can access it here. Its like this, except lots of other members have already contributed to it, and you can even do you if you find a new one!
  22. 3 points
    i tend to get the same problem when i forget to turn bluetooth on before trying to connect, but it also looks like for some reason, windows is trying to pull the paths for MyMeets from the system folders instead of the MyMeets folder like it's supposed to if you're making sure bluetooth is on already, maybe try re-downloading MyMeets, if that doesn't work, it may be a bug in the most recent update
  23. 3 points
    I know this might be a long shot, but can you pair your tama like you pair headphones or speakers? I use Bluetooth on my phone for Tamas or whatever. I have never have had much luck with Bluetooth, I use a netbook though when I have issues. pop details open?
  24. 3 points
    Check Bluetooth is on... also, check how much is actually running on your computer. So if you have extra stuff open like music, cds, internet windows..etc, maybe close some stuff out. Make sure it’s finished all it’s start up stuff. Make sure antivirus is done because that sucks up a far amount of “do power” It could also be a firewall sort of issue, which is beyond my knowledge (for good reason)
  25. 3 points
    it's not possible at the moment, but Santaclautchi was the monthly guest for December, and could be married using the Tama Party during that time he might come back next December, I would figure there's a video of someone connecting to the app and meeting Santaclautchi at the Tama Party here, you can see the marriage happen around 14:27
  26. 3 points
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/TAMAGOTCHI-FRIENDS-PURPLE-SILVER-VIRTUAL-PET/174222781715?hash=item28907cad13:g:IZkAAOSwIh1ecF4R That's for a normal tamagocthi friends. It is used but in REALLY good shape (Check out the pictures) https://www.ebay.com/itm/Tamagotchi-Friends-Dream-Town-Electronic-Pet-Shell-Digital-Bandai-Zig-Zag-Gem/401955313387?hash=item5d966756eb:g:UcAAAOSwkARdybBA The best deal I could find on Ebay for a dream town was 60$ Sorry Hope this helped a bit!
  27. 3 points
    ☆ Welcome to my Tama Log! There's no pictures (due to some technical issues), but I hope you can enjoy! ☆ 19th March: App Fun! I got the Tamagotchi App, it's so much fun! My Tama is only a kid so I couldn't go to the Tama ♥ Party, which is a shame. But I played the Restaurant Game and the Catching Flowers game! I unlocked both backgrounds and the toy rocket. Apart from that, it's mostly just cleaning My Tama's poop and all that. Current Stats ☟ Generation: 6 Age: 1 Y/O Evolution Stage: Toddler ✰ Rose ✰
  28. 3 points
    😂 When people look back on this logbook, they'll be so confused! ☆ Welcome to my Tama Log! There's no pictures (due to some technical issues), but I hope you can enjoy! ☆ 20th March: 😕 Pretty boring day, I keep updating this a day behind so this entry won't count. I'm going to update my Tama log twice today to keep it on track. Hope y'all understand. ✰ Rose ✰
  29. 3 points
    That's okay, I understand your situation completely! Your results seem pretty accurate with my experience. It's okay that things didn't go the way you planned, there's always next generation. I didn't have much experience with care mistakes myself until just a few months ago, when I tried it out of curiosity on two of my V4.5s to see if several care mistakes would put Hitodetchi into the Meme or Kuchi family rather than the Mame family (and unlike my experiment with Puchitchi, it worked). If Fuji became a Gourmetchi with only two training bars, that may solidify my theory! Of course, we'll need to do a little more testing before we can say for certain Update on Lotti, unfortunately she has evolved into Ichigotchi. I thought I was doing the same thing I did with Edd, but either I got the amount of care mistakes wrong, or her stats were too high when she evolved. Or perhaps I did something else wrong, I don't really know. I haven't obtained a Meme teen on the V4 in quite some time, though, so I wasn't very upset. I'll have to marry her to a Kuchi adult so I can try again. Speaking of Edd, he married an Ura Zukyutchi last night and had a girl. I have no idea which child she'll evolve into; the only time I had a marriage with Kuchi + Mame, it resulted in Puchitchi, but perhaps I'll end up with a different child this time, who knows? Hopefully I'll be able to test one of our theories regardless of the results
  30. 3 points
    Hi! Sorry, it's been a while - I've been on many professional commitments recently, so I had to pause my Version 4s during this time. However, they've finally evolved - Mewthree into Young Kuchipatchi and Fuji into Gourmetchi. They weren't the results I was aiming for, but this was my mistake. I was only able to give them one care mistake each instead of six - this was partially because I was busy (I didn't let the hearts empty enough because I had to leave them for long periods and I was worried they would die from it) but also due to my lack of experience in giving care mistakes. I'm used to giving good care to my Tamas so this was pretty new. I'm sure I'll get better with time though. I did however, keep hearts at a maximum of three, just like Maria&Co.'s test with Edd (Test M5). I did this out of curiosity to see if the "two hearts maximum" method is completely true with obtaining Obotchi/Ojyotchi. Since neither Fuji or Mewthree became these, it seems to confirm that theory. Interestingly, Fuji also had poor training when he evolved (at just 2 bars), yet he still became a Gourmetchi. So that theory you stated may have some weight - perhaps both conditions must be met. Since Fuji had just one care mistake, he may not have been given enough bad care to qualify for both conditions (despite his somewhat sloppy care with hearts). I get your situation, so no problem! I've had similar times in the past where work/study commitments got in the way of my Tamagotchi logging. In fact, I'm fairly busy now, so my progress might be slow at the moment too. Luckily, this online research project can technically take forever if we need it. Good luck with your new job! I'll post here next when my Version 4s reach the next generation. I might stagger the lifecycles of the two Tamas a bit so that I won't have to raise two Child characters at once and then have several days without any tests. I've now updated the spreadsheet to include the most recent data, and I'll hopefully continue that.
  31. 3 points
    First off, I want to apologise for being inactive for a few days. I was away visiting some relatives over the weekend. I've looked at your information and have thought over my past experience with V4 growth, and I have a couple theories that I think may be worth testing... First off: are Hawainotchi and Hawaikotchi obtained with low training AND poor care? When I was younger, silly me would always praise a Tama when it made a "for no reason" call, so they tended to have fairly low training. But I only remember obtaining Hawainotchi once or twice before logging my Tamas' growth, and I don't think I've ever obtained Hawaikotchi. And both times either of us have obtained them lately, it was through low training and poor care, so I'm interested to see it it's both of those factors that result in them and not just the former. Second: are Pyonchitchi and Pyonkotchi obtained through low skill, low training, or both? It's always been thought that they come from low skill and good care, but I'm wondering now if it's actually a low training bar that results in them? When I was younger, I would obtain Pyonchitchi fairly consistently (along with Gozarutchi and Masktchi) with both low training and low skill. In recent years, I haven't obtained him even with fairly low skill points. This is what leads me to believe it may be a result of low training rather than low skill. And just a little update, Rick the Kuchipatchi married a Masktchi and had a girl, currently a MohiTamatchi named Lotti. She should evolve into a teen tomorrow morning. I didn't miss a single training call, but I've let a few care mistakes accumulate, and I've hardly filled her hungry and happy hearts fully (but I've tried not to let them stay too low). I'm strongly hoping that's enough for her to evolve into Nikatchi! I'll update when she evolves. Wish me luck!
  32. 3 points
    Amaltchi's teen stage it looks like we're almost definitely ending up with a fruit bird, which i'm fine with for now i suppose
  33. 3 points
    I’ve had this happen to me a few times prior; it’s not a glitch or anything, it’s just a way the device reacts to you messing about with the battery area. This also can happen if you put the battery in facing the wrong way, like I did with my Usatama. But, it’s not a glitch. Like @hwd45 said to me, it takes patience. A lot, actually. I’m doing experiments on my V2, although I also have a V1 and V3. So, I’m not sure if it’s different on the amount of glitches, but I’d expect that you would find more ‘Easter eggs’ for say on the V3. ( This is because of there being the TamaTown features, but call me out if I’m wrong! ) But good luck; I’d love to see how your tests are going!
  34. 3 points
    I tried this a few times on my V3 with a CR2016 battery during the transition to the clock screen, and a sprite of Megatchi looking sideways appeared on the middle of the screen (something I've never seen on a Tamagotchi before, but it might be a sprite that's already used on the tamagotchi because I've only had Megatchi once) and then 2 black horizontal lines about 2/3 columns away from each-other appeared on the screen. While the battery was still inserted, the speaker kept making a constant faint "crackling" noise and the black bars were on the screen even after I took the batteries out, and even when I put batteries back in nothing happened and the black bars were still on the screen. At this point I was scared that I burned the screen or something but after leaving the batteries in for about 10 seconds the tamagotchi's lines faded slowly and it eventually turned on. I tried this a couple of other times but aside from the black bars and weird noise nothing else happened. Also, I tried it about 3 times on the shopkeeper screen but it didn't reset. KidRetro64's comment gave me some inspiration and when I have some free time I might try it on the same V3 on the connect screen, while it connects with a V3 and with a V4. If I find anything interesting, I'll comment here again with all the details.
  35. 3 points
  36. 3 points
    Yes. Normally once you start a new generation the child will have a random name (I'm not sure what they are because it's in Japanese). The Meet's counterpart, the ON, does not have any predetermined names, so you have to name them yourself. Yes. The most it can be filled to before the adult stage is halfway. No, not on the Meets. I think the only Tama that had a potty training feature was the Tamago. I don't think so. Nine is the most you can have at once. Do you mean buying the different items? Or multiples of one item? There's no use in buying multiples of one, but buying the different items will help your Tama raise their friendship levels with the Tamas in the towns. Each one has a different favorite item, so visiting them with that item will raise the friend level quicker. Here's a list if you'd like. Yes. Here's a full list of the items and what they do. I'm not sure, but I think it's to encourage you to buy the foods at the restaurants. I don't know why they want you to do that, but it's been a feature on most (if not all) of the color versions for some reason. Luckily the Meets/ON has a daycare feature, so there's been no need to be constantly monitoring them. There's two options: The Tama Hotel and the parent's house. You can send your Tama to these locations at any time (except after 5p.m.) and at any stage (except for the baby stage). They'll be returned to you at 5p.m. though, so make sure you don't forget! I would recommend exclusively using the parent's house for your daycare needs if you get a Meets because the Tama Hotel has a glitch that prevents your Tama from aging. (This glitch has been removed from the ON as far as I can tell, but I would be cautious...) 9.[Edit:concern] Is it [just] a theory that the type of care given will influence genetics? Makes sense, but it shouldn't be a major concern(?). This is just a theory, but it's not confirmed. Here's the theory if you want to check it out, but there's no guaranteed way to get the genes you want. You've just got to keep trying and see what you get. 10.{Extra} Is there a graph that details the times a Tamagotchi may be hungry/has a desire? Or is it random? There's no graph for attention calls, but it's not really random either. It depends on how you take care of them and how full their stats are. Your Tamas neediness will go down the older it gets, so just checking on them every couple of hours and filling their stats when you do will be enough. The longer you run them, the more in tune you'll be to their needs. The only stage that needs fairly constant care is the baby stage, but that only lasts an hour and they cannot die during that time. 11.{Extra} If the Happiness bar is full and the Tamagotchi is sated, what affect would it cause if you were to continually play/cater to them? Does it add to some hidden calculation or is it pure fun? If you constantly play/cater to them once their stats are full, it will only keep their stats that way. I suppose it would have the added benefit of raising a lot of money if you're playing the mini games. 12.[Edit:concern] How dangerous is it to take out the batteries? I've read people do it as a temporary pause, but isn't there a limit to how long the batteries are out until everything is erased? [Say, if you were burned out and wanted a month or a whole year break from the Tamagotchi, would this be necessary?] There's no danger to worry about. The Meets/ON has a download function, so you can keep the batteries out as long as you like. I've got Tamas that I haven't run in years that still have the previous Tama saved. Vintage Tamagotchis are the only ones that don't have a download feature.
  37. 3 points
    Monday, my favorite day of the weekend. I wanted to post yesterday, but I was super exhausted. The hiatus will be starting tomorrow, so let's get everyone caught up! V4 Samus unfortunately evolved into the Universal teen, Hawaikotchi. I wasn't able to raise her training enough because of the excessive amount of pausing I was doing... She later evolved into Pyonkotchi, which is a face I haven't seen in awhile! Pyonkotchi/Pyonchitchi are probably my favorite Universal adult characters on the V4, so I'm happy with this. Then earlier today I went to get Samus a job (the mail had the [!] icon blinking), but it turns out she already had one! She was just getting fired from the hospital job I didn't know she had. I know that the V4 can answer the important mail by itself, but I haven't had one actually get a job from doing so until now... Fairy ON Mint got married to Maskutchi on Friday and they had a baby boy. I named him Shy Guy (get it? mask?) and he ended up inheriting the Maskutchi body! That's what I was hoping for the most, so now the ON can finally rest (at least until next month). I married him to a Pichipitchi, but I'm more interested in their children inheriting the frosting hair. That will have to wait though because I deactivated the device yesterday. P's There's nothing really new with Gus, but I just wanted you guys to know that he's still with us as we move into the hiatus. He's 406 as of today! And that's all! As I've mentioned a few times now, the new job hiatus starts tomorrow. I'll still be running Gus and Samus, but there won't be much to post about. We'll be back, of course, but it'll be less frequent. I'll try to post this weekend (depending on my schedule), so see you guys in a bit!
  38. 3 points
    yeah, i noticed awhile back that the catching minigames in the app are pretty much 100% chance based on which items decide to fall that round, and while i don't usually try as hard at the restaurant game i've heard of people resorting to cheating by pulling down the top menu on their phone during the game to get more points because it was so difficult to get enough while playing normally it definitely does get pretty aggravating, so i wouldn't mind seeing some changes to make things just a little easier, it took me HOURS to finally get a lucky enough round to get the snow globe from Snowflake Catch
  39. 3 points
    Eggotchi evolved a bit ago, and the ears are back! hopefully the monkey's paw didn't just curl a finger
  40. 3 points
    The connection models basically have a cutoff point for which versions can connect to others. V1 all the way to V4.5 can connect with each other. V5 to V6 can connect with each other. I am unsure of what the Tama-go can and can connect to, but I'm positive it cannot connect to V4.5 and lower.
  41. 3 points
    oh, thank goodness that's the teen stage that corresponds to the Maskutchi body that fruit is still problematic, though found another of Tekelitchi's kids in the app today, and his features look adorable on the Maskutchi body too!
  42. 3 points
    I've never really found any V1 Growth Charts that I've found visually appealing, and a lot of them have false information (Such as Nazotchi being a secret character), so I decided to make my own! I hope everyone enjoys and that it helps clear up some misinformation! In my own experience, I have never had a Hinotamatchi evolve into Mametchi, or a Oniontchi evolve into Mimitchi, which explains why they don't have lines connecting. If anyone has experienced otherwise, please let me know and I will change it ASAP! Also, every time I've completely neglected an even generation tama, they've always turned into Gozarutchi, which is why he is switched with Androtchi (other GC's have Androtchi as the OK adult for even generations).
  43. 3 points
    I would assume so. Immediately after Rick's sixth care mistake, I filled his hungry and happy hearts completely and kept them high until he evolved. I think I'll have either Rick or Edd marry a Meme adult to get MizuTamatchi so I can try what I did with Edd when he was a MohiTamatchi. I don't think I'll be at risk for HinoTamatchi or Ichigotchi, since the aforementioned children both seem equally likely to evolve into them. Good luck! Maybe any further care mistakes should be from unhappiness; accumulating care mistakes from hunger may be more risky (it would make sense, but it's just a theory). Catching a Tama before it makes a mess fills two happy hearts; I was kind of surprised the first time I discovered that. Also, congrats on the new job!
  44. 3 points
    wow, that's my least favorite result! at least you tried i did not bother taking a marriage picture this time ok, it is time for drastic measures maybe if i name it after the horse, i will get the Maskutchi body reverse psychology
  45. 3 points
    Hi guys! I've made a small poem about Tamagotchis. I was inspired today, so I like how it turned out. Here is what I had gotten! ♥ I might have a problem. A small one, I think. It happened so fast, best described in a blink. It’s not curable, too, and indeed quite drastic. I fell in love with a creature of pixels and plastic. Some might call it quite immature and strange, But for me, my fascination will never be changed. It’s true, I fell in love with a creature of pixels and plastic. But it takes the pure at heart to carry on with the magic. Comments and critiques welcome! ♥ ~Dez
  46. 3 points
    March 11th 2020 Wait...I'm actually posting two days in a row? What kind of sorcery is this?? Chocolate Argyle V4.5 Greyer annoyingly evolved into Kujakutchi even though he had accumulated three care mistakes and Spiritual was his highest skill. His hungry hearts were at one heart when he evolved, so that's probably why. Oh well. I can't expect to get a Kuchi teen EVERY time I obtain KuchiTamatchi and Kuribotchi, and I guess it's nice to have a child-to-teen evolution I rarely-to-never see. I'm planning on evolving him into Ura Togetchi, he's the only male Ura Meme character I don't mind obtaining (also Daiyatchi, but only when he evolves from Hitodetchi). STATS Name: GREYR Training: 8/9 Skills: 17 Funny, 25 Gorgeous, 51 Spiritual Weight: 28 Pounds Age: 1 Year Generation: 14 Pink Stripe V4 Rick got a job as a bus driver today. The bus driver game increases Kindness/Social points on the V4. No pictures of that, so here's a picture of him close-up instead Other than that, no new updates STATS Name: RICK Training: 9/9 Skills: 40 Intellectual, 41 Style, 88 Kindness Weight: 30 Pounds Age: 4 Years Generation: 11 Yellow Mood V4.5 Felix married Ura Violetchi via the matchmaker this afternoon. He had a girl! I was more than pleased with this because it's just not fun when every single Tama I get is the same gender Normally I wouldn't allow this combination of parents, but I haven't married two Meme adults in AGES, the V4 and V4.5 combined (in fact, the last time I did was less than a week before I started this log). I strongly hope Felix's daughter will evolve into Hitodetchi, because I haven't obtained a Mame teen on the V4.5 in weeks. STATS Name: FELIX Training: 8/9 Skills: 33 Funny, 36 Gorgeous, 145 Spiritual Weight: 30 Pounds Age: 6 Years Generation: 25 Black Spark V4 Mission Accomplished! Edd evolved into Oniontchi! I guess to get him and Nikatchi, in addition to a few care mistakes, the stats have to be somewhat low on average, but not to the point of severe neglect. Because that's what I did to get him. I'm really excited to have obtained Oniontchi! This is only the second time I've ever obtained him on the V4, and the only time in recent years! (Aside from Poppy, but that was on a V2) Now the only teens I have left to obtain are Nikatchi and Hawaikotchi. Since all went according to plan, I plan on evolving him into Minotchi. STATS Name: EDD Training: 8/9 Skills: 43 Intellectual, 14 Style, 21 Kindness Weight: 19 Pounds Age: 1 Year Generation: 6 Earth V4.5 Pat evolved into HashiTamatchi! I was quite excited about this, because I was nearly positive I was going to get Daiyatchi. Every time I've obtained a Universal teen lately, I got it by having a Universal adult as one of the parents, and letting one of its stats drop to one or two hearts two or three times as a child. I've been giving him very poor care today in an attempt to obtain Gozarutchi. That includes letting the stats drop and stay low, letting care mistakes occur, and missing training calls. I think this is the most I've ever hoped to obtain Gozarutchi! STATS Name: PAT Training: 6/9 Skills: 30 Funny, 24 Gorgeous, 30 Spiritual Weight: 32 Pounds Age: 1 Year Generation: 27 Purple True Friends V2 Art evolved into Hinatchi! I'm trying to go for a Tier 4 adult, and as such, I've let his hungry hearts empty a couple times today. Since teen-to-adult evolution lasts one day longer on the V2 than the V4/V4.5, I'll have longer to accumulate care mistakes. STATS Name: ART Training: 8/9 Weight: 29 Pounds Age: 1 Year Generation: 10 Pink True Friends V2 No new updates. Tomorrow John will be able to marry via the matchmaker. STATS Name: JOHN Training: 9/9 Weight: 32 Pounds Age: 6 Years Generation: 9 Blue Tama-Gos This screen on my first Tama-Go is a real nuisance, but I manage to get past it. This Kilalatchi evolved into Kuchipatchi this evening. On my second Tama-Go, I decided my Mametchi needed a change of scenery. I really like this Japanese style interior, but it was starting to get a bit old. Even one of the standard interiors is nice after having the same one for a long time. To end today's log entry, here's Mametchi and Kuchipatchi playing together at the park
  47. 3 points
    I made this meme. Shared it on Facebook and figured I'd throw it here too. 😂
  48. 3 points
    This discussion may help, it sounds like it could either be that the insides are loose and need to be readjusted, or it may even be water damage. A ROM test may help as well? I don't have a TMGC Friends so I can't say for certain, though. Hopefully these help!
  49. 3 points
    Unfortunately, this really just sounds like a case of bad luck. I'm not sure on how to fix it myself, but I think watching some videos on gameboy restoration may help a bit? The video linked below in particular has a guy fixing a gameboy even after cleaning corrosion with the thing still not powering on, and he did some soldering to different parts of the circuit board? I know its not the same as a VPet but it could possibly help out a little. I'm sorry to hear about your bad luck streak though! I wouldn't give up on eBay though, just make sure to message the seller/check their description to see about the status of the VPet first. Oh! I just remembered, dusting the circuit boards may help as well. Just make sure to use material that won't scratch anything important! 😆
  50. 2 points
    Oh, oops, my brain was a cobweb for a moment. I get that, only since I knew the whole program is in Japanese it would be difficult to navigate, so Bluetooth didn't even phase my mind. So I guess the m!x is better for those who prefer to stick to the Tama's only and in connecting to other m!x's? Does that mean the Tamagotchi m!x/ON/meets requires more than one tamagotchi of the same kind to unlock everything there is for hidden features?