Backyard Football

Backyard Football Windows It's tradition to advertise a non-existant league in a Backyard game!

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Description

The original American football entry in the Backyard Sports series, Backyard Football lays the groundwork for kid-friendly football simulation. Not only can kids create players of their own, but they can add child versions of certain NFL stars to their teams using the "Create-A-Player" feature.

Kids play a simplified, 5-on-5 reduction of the sport, with no penalties and power-ups for good plays. Speed is of the essence, as quarters are over in a minute. Features season, Hall of Fame, and exhibition modes.

Backyard Football is the first game in the Backyard Sports series to be licensed by its respective national league.

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Backyard Football Windows ...that poof the receiver down the field!
Backyard Football Windows Barely got the first down, but apparently it counted.
Backyard Football Windows "Oh, wait a second! The defense just used a chameleon play to make their uniforms match the offense's, cause...I'm just as confused as the quarterback!" -- Chuck Downfield
Backyard Football Windows Game setup

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User Reviews

A decent title, and one that's not a sell-out! Windows Mr. Eight-Three-One (1577)

Critic Reviews

Mac Gamer Macintosh 1999 90 out of 100 90
macHOME Macintosh Feb, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
All Game Guide Windows 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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