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Football Games - 8/16/2004 11:09:57 PM   


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Are there any good strategy football games out there? I occasionally need a break from geo-political warfare, logistics and weapons research. Now that the season is upon us I often think of football (American). I am looking for a game where you call a play from a playbook, push a button and watch the players carry out their assignments as best they can. No silly clock, no arcadeish guiding of the ball or controlling an individual player. John Madden 98 was good at this. The new Maddens all seem to be video-game types.

Any suggestions for a "coach's" football game?
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RE: Football Games - 8/17/2004 2:11:24 AM   

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For Real football try Championship manager

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RE: Football Games - 8/17/2004 3:44:23 AM   

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Front Office Football 2004

The King of US Football Sims


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RE: Football Games - 8/18/2004 1:23:14 AM   


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For Real football try Championship manager

Agreed. I've got friends who swear by this title. I've purposefully avoided it because I already have a couple of games I'd play all day if allowed to. I know of no ome who didn't like it though. Hence the new sequel every year.


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RE: Football Games - 8/18/2004 6:04:09 AM   


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Front Office Football 2004 at

Also has a great College Game.

Multiplayer with FOF 2004 is good stuff. Check out for a great example of a FOF MP league.

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RE: Football Games - 8/20/2004 2:22:40 AM   


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coach's game, american football:

1) second and ten from roo games. comes with about 49 seasons
based on a free board game called first and 10. a call the play
type game. 49 seasons!

2) action pc football from

both good for online play but second and ten is getting some
good reviews

there is a demo available.


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