General gameplay discussion

Discussion in 'TMFL' started by I Peench, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. I Peench

    I Peench Caught in the hustle

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    Questions/concerns/suggestions regarding gameplay to be discussed exclusively here
     
  2. The Natural

    The Natural Public Enemy #1

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    I have no problem talking before and after the game as I have done a few times. I'm just not one for talking during the game. I don't talk in the chatbox or IM either while I'm playing, everyone has different preferences (y).
     
  3. I Peench

    I Peench Caught in the hustle

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    Just thought I'd bring something up concerning mics. I love chatting with guys before and after games. I can't (and refuse to) blabber away during a game. I'll always have a mic on me unless its broken, and will always be willing to pause and chat regarding anything. But I can't talk during the game.

    Is that sufficient for some of you guys?
     
  4. I Peench

    I Peench Caught in the hustle

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    THIS. and I need to stop that chatbox bullshit...costing me games haha
     
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  5. Matrix Monkey

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    From the rule thread:



    Doesn't matter what you like or dislike its a rule you agreed to play by. You don't have to talk, but you have to a mic ready in case of a dispute. I've had to pause and message people during a game before where they've unpaused the game while i was typing and run plays.
     
  6. I Peench

    I Peench Caught in the hustle

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    Agree with the stuff over the middle. I really like to mix it up and play with my DE's sometimes. Impossible against some because you have to consistently watch shit over the middle. A good balance is fine, thats part of the chest match. But I'm growing weary of it.

    As far as hot routing Kasper , I really don't do much of it. I'll change the play at the line, or smart route. I hate having a 3rd and 14 and having a play that has 1 or 2 routes allow me to get first down yardage. Seems the only way to do it in my PB is with 2-3 plays, including 4 verts (which I like to avoid at all costs). To paraphrase Madden, why run a play with a route that doesnt get you a 1st down
     
  7. The Natural

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  8. Matrix Monkey

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    Wasn't calling you out. Was a general statement.

    We're all supposed to read and agree to the rules thread before joining. If you don't play by them you should be punished. Regardless of how you feel on the issue. If you find a rule to be unfair or unnecessary you can bring it up and we can discuss it but you can't ignore the rule just because you don't like it.
     
  9. The Natural

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    Not sure I follow you, I haven't seen anyone who has said they refuse to use a mic at all.
     
  10. Matrix Monkey

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    Again, a general statement.
     
  11. I Peench

    I Peench Caught in the hustle

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    Always have a mic on for a potential dispute. Agree that should be mandatory. Saves time and avoids drama
     
  12. Kasper

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    I'm not saying you do, but I have played people and I heard their QB calling out 15 different calls before the snap it seems. I know not all of that is hot routing, but come on and run the play you picked.
     
  13. capp34

    capp34 Say Hello to the Bad Guy!

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    You have what like 10-15 seconds to hot route if you pick your play fast enough meaning you only have time to make a few adjustments if that. Half the time mine are dummies to see if the defense moves or tries to anticipate where the play is going.
     
  14. Matrix Monkey

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    Thats enough time to change the route on every receiver.
     
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  15. capp34

    capp34 Say Hello to the Bad Guy!

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    But what advantage does it give you? Did you play madden when they didnt have the accelerated clock when you had 30 seconds to hot route? Now that was terrible. You got to remember about line audibles also because that also looks like a hot route.
     
  16. Matrix Monkey

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    The main issue I think is that it limits the route tree.
     
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  17. The Natural

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    Whatever the reason hearing, "vee vee vee vee vee vee vee vee vee!!" when someone comes to the line gets annoying after a while. What is the ultimate goal of a dummy hot route? Who changes their defense because of a hot route? Unless someone actually motions on the offense what is the point? The defense doesn't know what you are hot routing so it's not like you are faking them out in anyway.
     
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  18. LSUTRUTH

    LSUTRUTH The one and only

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    Im in full agreement here. I dont hot route much at all and I consider my self to be a decent player. While there are always times that Hot routing has to be used. The only thing I ever do is OL adjustments which dont usually make a noise. Just my opinion :) LOL
     
  19. Kidofcrash23

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    Actually, OL adjustments do make noise, usually it is a check check check, other times, the qb may say something similar to what is said when hot routing.
     
  20. LSUTRUTH

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    My bad. My adjustments are right out of the huddle like if i know i have stretch left im usually pushing down lefft right out of the huddle
     
  21. sawemoff

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    I'm with a lot of you guys, I rarely ever hot route. The only time I hot route is if two routes will cross causing a cluster over the middle.
     
  22. GovernedSpy

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    yeah agreed about hot routes im trying to limit when i use them albeit with poor results but will get there lol

    as for mics they are mandatory in the league and if you have any issue then speak on the headset rather than type a message its time consuming and needless. So far this season i have chatted to lsutruth and pagamer during the game and was good fun
     
  23. I Peench

    I Peench Caught in the hustle

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    Yeah, I have to work on my temper a bit. I get distracted and cuss up a storm in games like we had. Couldn't believe how inaccurate our QBs were. I really hate that. Brady and Eli, two elite QBs, and a little biit of rain and they can't throw anything.

    In the end it came down to who was smarter. You were. I made that dumb pick six which was teh difference.

    Did I seem to be hot routing a lot? I more smart route than anything, but occasionally hot route. I'm trying to limit it more, too.
     
  24. GovernedSpy

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    nah man you were fine cant believe some of brady's passes played a few rain games and end up with 4 picks every game gets beyond a joke lol

    just gotta keep trying new things once i get my offence going then its a whole different story lol
     
  25. antcap24

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    I tend to make adjustments at the line in which makes it sound that I am hot routing alot.

    1- Keeping RB in to block
    2- Keeping TE #1 or #2 in to block, knowing I am not going to throw to him on the play.
    3- Adjusting Oline to block to a certain direction
    4- Smart Routing a 5-7 yard route to actually go to the first down marker

    All these things cause the QB to bark looking like I am making a lot of route changes, when in reality I have extended 1 route, and wanted to better protect my QB with adjustments.

    I understand if this is a every down occurance, this would get very annoying, and I tend to try to make some of these adjustments as we are walking to the line, as some of them are pre-decided adjustments coming out of the huddle regardless of what D is shown.

    I wish there was a way to silently make blocking adjustments so that those are not something that get mistaken for hot routes.
     

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