Amiiqo first delivery

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  1. Fred Molyneux
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    First production batch of Amiiqo have been received by my friends from Axiogame.com

    A video of the unboxing is available here.

    They will have 'in use' video released tomorrow.

     
  2. WiiCube_2013

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    Can't wait for this to be released and then the Chinese clones start appearing. :)

    While I purchase games I don't quite agree with the physical DLC crap so I'll either get an Amiiqo if they decrease the price or just be patient for a clone. Most content that I wanted I've already had it unlocked so I'm in no rush.
     
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    This does look promising, but that pre-order price tag is ridiculous. I also hope that competition will show up to upstage them but from what I see in the 3DS scene, clones of hardware like this doesn't actually run much lower than the main hardware. (QQ3DS is around the same price as Sky3DS, Blue Card is around the same as Gateway, etc.)

    But hopefully something will happen to drive the price down.
     
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    I would like to see it in action with a WiiU gamePad
     
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    Today they made Android app video, and in use on 3DS.

    They said tomorrow they will post a Wii U video as well.



     
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    In fact it works for me but they confirm there is a bug on many Wii U and they are going to release a firmware update next 48 hours to fix it.
     
  8. WiiCube_2013

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    It's officially out now and Playmods UK has a "Special Price" of £48 but that's still a lot of cake so I'll wait for a cheap clone or keep "renting" amiibos.

    Huh, that's not good news but at least they'll fix it.
     
  9. Fred Molyneux
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    New Amiiqo App Release today!

    New Amiiqo App release brings the following changes:
    * Amiiqo tag firmware update to support WiiU!
    * Better Amiigo image detection
    * New Amiigo images
     
  10. Cyan

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    What are those "images" ?
    it's the picture of the amiibo displayed on android? or it's the NFC ID?

    Where do you find the NFC IDs to put on amiiqo? you can scan your own amiibo to convert them to files using android?

    Can you share the same file/ID with multiple users?
    I thought the Data stored inside the Amiibo was located on nintendo servers, so if you share the same ID than other users you will share the same data too and will conflict with someone else game progress, right?


    Ps: any relation to Peter Molyneux? ;)
     
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    Anyone using Amiiqo just to keep Amiibos mint in box?
     
  12. Fred Molyneux
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    Here is a video of Amiiqo on Wii U (now works for everyone after the fix).

     
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    Data from amiibo stored on servers? I doubt that very much so.

    Yeah you can download another person's .bin file
     
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    I'm talking about the data affiliated to the amiibo which can be used by games.
    for example, the "player level and way of playing" when you use an amiibo as oponnent in a fighting game.
    the user data stored/linked to that amiibo.

    the amiibo is only a ID, it can't save/write data inside the figurine, right?, and you need to be online for that functionnality. the player data is stored on the servers.
    If you already have a Mario full of Smash bros data (fighting techniques etc.), and you want to use Mario amiibo to store some New Super Mario Bros U data in it, you need two different Amiibo figure because nintendo servers can only store one game per ID. (Marketing choice to force users to buy multiple Mario amiibo)

    So, if Amiiqo shares the same ID for everyone, how are managed the data linked to the player ?


    Edit :
    Well, it seems the NFC is capable of writing data too.
    I don't know how much can be stored. I thought the data were saved on their servers
     
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    And if you live in Moscow, you can open metro gates with it...atleast with Samus one ;).



    But inspector won't accept it as a ticket...I would think :D
     
  16. DarkFlare69

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    On that topic, doesn't MT Card, a Gateway clone, cost more than Gateway itself?

    On the other subject, I'll consider ordering one of these someday and leaving reviews. It seems like a nice product with a nice idea.
     
  17. Nollog

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    I'm not really familiar with how amiibo work with smash other than "training" them, so I didn't know they stored anything online. Can you play someone's amiibo online?

    The figures have a little bit of memory yeah, not sure how much. That's where I assumed the stuff was stored. And yes, marketing is a bit too fair for why they decided to limit an amiibo to only store data from 1 game each, I'd say an unpleasant word.
     
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    I was one of the people who was lucky enough to snag a review copy, I received it a few hours ago and am working on fleshing out a review by early tomorrow!
     
  19. Ericzander

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    Aww, lucky! We didn't hear back from them about a review copy unfortunately. Instead I'm getting a MaxLander to review which seems to be very similar but designed for Skylanders.
     
  20. Cyan

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    Nice!
    I'm waiting for your review, especially to see how gamedata is working. (if it can store 200 different game data along with the 200 figure ID)