A different way to spoof amiibo?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by Arecaidian Fox, Nov 21, 2016.

  1. Arecaidian Fox
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    Those of you who do know me know I don't tend to make my own threads often, and especially not for something more whimsical like this. But this idea has been bothering me. Everyone is focused on spoofing amiibo with new hardware, their phones or NFC tags. I am wondering if it might be possible to spoof one by using the NFC system on the 3DS and Wii U themselves through homebrew? So, if you have, for example, a 3DS and a Wii U, you can open the homebrew app on your 3DS, load up your ripped amiibo, then place the system on the NFC point on your Wii U gamepad. The same could also work in reverse.

    I realize that this is a bit more limiting than figuring out how to spoof it with a phone, or using DIY amiibo cards or buying new hardware, but I figure the more options the better. I have no idea if something like this could work, I'm not an expert. It's just an idea I had that wouldn't leave me alone, so I'm leaving it here to either be debunked or maybe inspire the more talented members of our community.
     
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    I don't think NFC readers can act like an NFC tag
    EDIT: Apparently that's possible, although I'm still sceptical about it
     
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    Cheapest spoof method is a Datel Powersaves for Amiibo (newer one with powertag [R/W NFC chip])

    You can use the powersaves program to write an amiibo bin to the powertag successfully spoofing one amiibo at a time.
     
  4. Arecaidian Fox
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    I'm not asking what cheap options are. I'm just saying that I don't believe I've seen anyone mention anything like this. And that it might be a decent idea, if it is at all possible.