From the company that brought you the original Tamagotchi “virtual pet,” comes a new gadget which takes that basic premise and injects your own personality into the equation. Bandai’s Human Player starts out by asking you fifty personal questions, then creates your own digital Mini-Me based on your personality traits.
The “Ego-gram” test assigns of 22 personalities to start your virtual doppelganger’s life. Once your personality is set, you can interact with other virtual characters on the device, or beam your “self” to other Human Players via infrared and wreak havoc in their worlds. Check out the wacky Japanese video below for an explanation of how the Human Player works:
Now that clears everything up, doesn’t it? If you happen to speak Japanese, you can take the personality test here. Available in Japan starting at the end of March, each Human Player will run