Idea to spice things up for the final 2 seasons

Discussion in 'The Tradition' started by Hellisan, May 4, 2012.

  1. Hellisan

    Hellisan Schemin 'em up

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    JMS has said we have time for two more seasons. He is generally pretty spot on about these things.

    Hotrod has said he's only interested in 1 more.

    A confluence of issues led me to think there MAY be a way to make things more interesting and these issues are as follows.

    a) the "Clone" recruiting system
    b) the passing of Junior Seau
    c) the flagging interest of one Rodney Theodore

    *be sure to tell me if you think this idea sucks.

    For the last two seasons, we each get to choose one player in history to recreate for our teams and live out the fantasy of using a player that's a favorite of ours or an all-time great, and a guy that's different from the regular clones created in the game.

    Dumb?

    For instance most of us have had highly rated halfbacks, but it would be fun to use a Barry Sanders... Instead of the 97 spd/agi/acc guys with no power or size, Sanders would have good power, better bulk, less top speed (92 or so), 99 ACC and 99 AGI.

    Maybe somebody here never got a dominant WR and wants to create Randy Moss.

    Maybe somebody likes to use the safety and wants to use Sean Taylor for a couple seasons.

    Maybe somebody wants to have a dominant running QB to run their option.

    Let me know what you guys think about the idea. I am NOT sold on this idea, and am not going to press it on you guys... I want feedback. I definitely see the potential downside, i.e. what was the point of all the recruiting? Well I would do it in place of a good player if at all possible. But I still think it's an issue. In fact I'm leaning against it and if we just have guys quit, well then fine.


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  2. Hellisan

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    An alternative is that I could re-allocate points to an existing player at your request to make them less clonish, and give a few extra points to play with.
     
  3. Gravity

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    Sounds cool. Dibs on Mel Blount or Dick Butkus.
     
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    Whatever the majority wants
     
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    I like the idea. Spices up the last couple years a bit.

    Not exactly sure what player I would want yet though.
     
  6. Hellisan

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    Warning, I would create the players realistically. In other words, Dick Butkus would be slow.
     
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    Upon a tad bit of thought....don't like it at all. Wouldn't really add anything to the game. Sure you make a Barry sanders type guy but he isn't gonna break tackles any better than a normal CPU guy. He may just fall forward every time. But if everyone wants to then I'll go with it
     
  8. Gravity

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    How slow is slow? 79and < or like 80-83?
     
  9. I Peench

    I Peench Caught in the hustle

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    I have an alternate idea that might be difficult to pull off.

    All start as 5/6 school teams, starting the file over. No 1st year red shirts. 4 years of recruiting (would take a few coordinated nights). Then replay one season with a fresh batch of recruits.

    Just throwing it out there.
     
  10. I Peench

    I Peench Caught in the hustle

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    Simming the seasons if that wasn't clear
     
  11. smlVICTORIES53

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    Butkus would be like 73 spd....maybe
     
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  12. Gravity

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    Blount it is.
     
  13. Hellisan

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    I don't think that most of us want new teams, and I'm not even convinced we'd all want a famous player. I do think we're tired of the cloned recruits and maybe even the gameplay. however you look at it, I don't think there's any way we could do something like that, without losing about 8 guys minimum.
     
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    Give me a Cam Newton
     
  15. Hellisan

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    Still haven't heard enough discourse on the subject. In some ways this would cheapen everything we'd done prior. Make it cheesy.
     
  16. jms493

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    Lets all swap teams! (y)
     
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  17. Mogriffjr

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    we should swap teams.

    Use random.org to assign numbers and teams, do it that way lol...

    otherwise, I would liken to change up our players a bit...like having a true NT, 6'4", 335lbs, 45spd, 98str type guy...etc.
     
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    Team swap don't sound bad, Im up for whatever. So count my vote on anything.
     
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    I built my team the way I want them. Don't really want to swap
     
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  20. Gravity

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    I dont wanna swap teams.
     
  21. Hellisan

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    I definitely don't wanna swap teams. I wouldn't win with the drivel y'all have on your squads ;)

    Nah really, i always become attached to the team I'm using each year. I'm still kind of attached to Purdue
     
  22. Hellisan

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    HALOTI NGATA?
     
  23. I Peench

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    Hellisan I'm really down for whatever. Only being on for a year, I have no real loyalty to this Tennessee team

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  24. I Peench

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    What if we just moved into different conferences and took over shitty cpu teams?
     
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