possible to hack Amiibo?

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  1. JCreazy
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    Since the amiibo figures use NFC, how plausible would it be to use a phone to read the NFC tag and then rewrite it to a plain NFC tag? I don't know too much about nfc but the Wii u uses a broadcomm chip of some sort. I guess it may even be possible to use HCE on an android device to use your phone directly without programming a tag. I guess nobody knows for sure at the moment but I find it interesting to think about.
     


  2. EmceeKerser

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    The fuckin' Blue Mountains brah
    I find it unlikely that Nintendo would keep a security hole that big, open.
     
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    Especially unencrypted, plain text, or otherwise. That would be wishing for a miracle. I think since the Wii and DS days they have hired a proper security team for things like this.
     
  4. rewrewrew123

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    For me it's possible.
    you need a reprogrammable nfc sensors...then copy from a nfc sensors data of amiibo on the reprogrammable then use the reprogrammable sensors to get all character...
    is only a project and I suppose it works...
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    even if its encrypted, a phone can't just clone it? like magnetic cards, if you have the equipment you just have to copy into another....
     
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    I think someone did that with the Skylanders and promptly got C&D'd.
     
  7. Duo8

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    Unless it's a custom protocol.
     
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    The fuckin' Blue Mountains brah
    Im excited to see if its possible, imagine having custom amiibos for Project M version two, however I dont see it being likely
     
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    Have you seen hacked Skylanders? That would answer your question
     
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    Yep.


    This one guy was making good progress but Activision would have sued the pants off him.
     
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    i'm sorry if you want it, it looks like you'll have to actually spend...money. :O
     
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    Only if he was dumb and didn't practice safe internet anonymity... They can't sue you if they don't know who you are in real life.
     
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    Heran Bago Where do puyo come from?

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    Tell the to Geohot.
     
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    Ummm, everyone knew who Geohot was IRL.
     
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    yes this guy
    http://brandonw.net/

    the same guy that did some things for the ps3 when the pds3 jig 1st happen
     
  16. gudenau

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    Very possible, I will work on this myself. It should be hard if the hardened security models that big N has been using, if it is like the Wii they will fall hard.
     
  17. luney

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    If these are like the pokemon rumble figures, they are rewritable from the wiiu itself. When you buy upgrades for the rumble nfc figures in game it saves the new data back to the figure.
     
  18. Shadow#1

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    people have tried doing that with sky landers and i think it failed. no thats right they got threatened by activition
     
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    guy do it via CHEATing (on modded wii), but receive lot of complain and a letter from ubisoft...
     
  20. WiiCube_2013

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    The Amiibo figures are hardly better than those I got from McDonalds so for the physical toys they're not really that great nor worth the price but for kids to play with, they're all right.
     
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