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Backyard Football (Windows)

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 Well, that was a weak kick.
Backyard Football Windows ...that poof the receiver down the field!
Backyard Football Windows Just to hammer in the reality that I'm winning, I make the two-point conversion.
Backyard Football Windows My team photo.

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A decent title, and one that's not a sell-out! Mr. Eight-Three-One (1507) 3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars

The Press Says

All Game Guide 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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TheLetterM (266) added Backyard Football (Windows) on May 06, 2007
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