[Idea] amiibo emulation via NTR

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  1. smileyhead
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    Would this be possible through an NTR plugin?
    The basic idea is when a game asks for an amiibo we could pull up the NTR menu, select one, and fool the game into thinking it read the actual amiibo.
     
  2. Exavold

    Exavold lol

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    lol
    Maybe with a GW cheat this would work too..?

    I really don't know.
    But I doubt it's possible honestly.
     
  3. Filo97

    Filo97 Zelda's totally my sister! Not lying!

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    but... NTR id discontinued...
     
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    NTR itself is discontinued.

    Plugins can still continue to be made by other users.
     
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  5. sweis12

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    That would suck. Is it really? I love the NTR veiwier and stuff. I would cry if it was gone.
     
  6. Filo97

    Filo97 Zelda's totally my sister! Not lying!

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    yep...
    i know but since ntr is closed source, time by time, it will miss the new advancaments in the scene
     
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    If it really is a dead project, why would the creator not make it open source?
    I hope the creator comes back.
     
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    Is discontinued for now because they are working in something new (it says in their thread)
    And back to thread, it would, but where would you save your data? I don't think it would make a folder named "toon link amiibo" for example.
     
  9. Filo97

    Filo97 Zelda's totally my sister! Not lying!

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  10. Swiftloke

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    Fucking Margen being such a dick to the dev
     
  11. smileyhead
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    Loading an external RomFS is already possible through the LayeredFS plugin (see CTGP-7 for example), so I'm pretty sure something similar would be possible with amiibo backups. Just put the backup in a folder (like "/amiibo/toonlink") and have the plugin load the amiibo from there.
     
  12. astronautlevel

    astronautlevel The Young Descendent of Tepes

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    The dev acted like a child when he deleted the source code over one person "pestering" him. This isn't the place to argue this though and is off-topic for this thread.

    OP, it may be possible to do what you're describing, but that would require reverse engineering how the NFC protocol works and would be a substantial effort.
     
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    Wait, really? Has the source been online before?
     
  14. astronautlevel

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    No, NTR was never open source. The dev said that he "deleted the source to not give into blackmailers."

    While I get the "don't negotiate with terrorists" attitude, it's still blowing everything out of proportion.
     
  15. Ricken

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    Welp, its NTR so atl there's a debugger :P
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  16. SomeGamer

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    I see. So he deleted his own copy of it. (But I'm sure he has a backup somewhere! :P)
     
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