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ranTrainer is an economic simulation were the player coaches a soccer team from the Bundesliga, the highest German soccer league. The main menu is a static screen which represents the player's office. By clicking on certain items he can switch to other menu screens. There are several settings the player can use to influence the athletic success of his team, e.g. training, player market or tactical settings.

The matches itself are shown in real time isometric view. During the match the player can react to the proceedings on the field, e.g. by changing his tactics. The eponymous German soccer show "ran" is represented in the game with videos which are shown in the half-time and the end of the matches were host Johannes B. Kerner and commentator Werner Hansch analyze the results.


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PC Joker Dec, 1994 72 out of 100 72
PC Games (Germany) Jan, 1995 59 out of 100 59
Play Time Dec, 1994 57 out of 100 57
Power Play Jan, 1995 51 out of 100 51
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jan, 1995 6 out of 12 50
PC Player (Germany) Dec, 1994 18 out of 100 18


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Patrick Bregger (205268) added ranTrainer (DOS) on May 18, 2009
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