Does anyone here know anything about making a Tamagotchi-esque virtual pet toy?

I just found my old Digimon pet and got to thinking about how cool it would be to design my own model. Unfortunately, I have no idea where to start. If anyone has any advice or knows of a book or website that might have pertinent information, I'd appreciate any help that I can get. Thank you.

UziMonkey8 years ago
You can start by making one entirely in software on your PC. Getting a feel for the software requirements before designing any hardware is a good idea. Besides the software, the hardware can be as simple as a microcontroller, LCD module, piezo buzzer and a few buttons. This could be implemented quite easily as an Arduino shield. There may even be an LCD shield with buttons already made you can use.
do you know any software that could work?
crossfire6 years ago
Relevant to my interests.....
Screamo7 years ago
You too can over come your fear of not being able to MAKE A TAMAGOTCHI... ask me how!