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Player Manager

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MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
79
4.3
Atari ST
80
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Description

You can become the Player-Manager of a third division football team in this innovative action-strategy hybrid. The game features over 1000 fictional individual players to buy and sell, each with 8 different physical and mental skills rated, and you can choose which position to play these in. Four tactical systems are provided, but you can design your own and put it to the test in various situations using a raytrace system. Training sessions are presented visually, allowing you to pinpoint the exact ability and potential of a player.

The playing side of the game uses the Kick Off game engine. After a few seasons your player's ability fades and you eventually have to retire form playing and concentrate on management. You can however save your team and import it into Kick Off 2

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Player Manager Atari ST Setting the game up
Player Manager Atari ST All quiet on the Preston front
Player Manager Atari ST Choosing a formation
Player Manager Atari ST The teams I'll face in the season

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The Press Says

Génération 4 Atari ST Apr, 1990 93 out of 100 93
Amiga Format Amiga May, 1990 93 out of 100 93
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Apr, 1990 920 out of 1000 92
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga May, 1990 90 out of 100 90
The One Atari ST Apr, 1990 88 out of 100 88
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Apr, 1990 9.8 out of 12 82
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST May, 1990 70 out of 100 70
Amiga Joker Amiga Apr, 1990 65 out of 100 65
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Atari ST 1993 60 out of 100 60
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50

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