Front Page Sports: Football

Moby ID: 18574

Description

The initial entry in the Front Page Sports lineup from Dynamix/Sierra, this was an ambitious simulation of North American football that tried to combine the arcade, coaching, and simulation football game experiences into a single package.

Supported single game, season, and career modes with detailed statistics tracking, player aging and injuries, and the ability to save highlights of your best plays from any one of nine preset camera angles. Featured a play editor in which you could make your own plays or edit any of the two hundred or so stock plays included with the game.

Accommodated play styles ranging from joystick control of individual players to simulating a game entirely in a few seconds.

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Arcade Programmer
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Average score: 78% (based on 7 ratings)

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Average score: 4.1 out of 5 (based on 2 ratings with 0 reviews)

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Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • October 1993 (Issue #111) – Sports Game of the Year

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Game added by FileClerk.

Additional contributors: Patrick Bregger.

Game added July 31, 2005. Last modified February 22, 2023.