Author Topic: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants Season 14(.4?): Bloodbath III  (Read 94318 times)

Offline Card Cheat

  • RAWK Supporter
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 1,767
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #120 on: December 30, 2016, 12:31:46 PM »
That's six managers in Division 2. Gonna be some heartbreak...

Offline Lawnmowerman

  • Got married to Pique in April. Shakira isn't happy.
  • RAWK Supporter
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 28,918
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #121 on: December 30, 2016, 12:32:29 PM »
I'll YOLO it, see how I do.  Applied for Leeds.
Okay. If a player costs 40 million. Bid 40million. Dont throw 45 at him for example. Any other questions ask in here. Wtf does YOLO mean anyway? ;D

Offline Lawnmowerman

  • Got married to Pique in April. Shakira isn't happy.
  • RAWK Supporter
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 28,918

Offline Lawnmowerman

  • Got married to Pique in April. Shakira isn't happy.
  • RAWK Supporter
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 28,918
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #123 on: December 30, 2016, 12:34:23 PM »
That's six managers in Division 2. Gonna be some heartbreak...
KingLuis must be sick, he had two picks on the go. Atleast Liam G cant say he's near last in the draft anymore ;D

Offline KingLuis10

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 3,644
  • He drinks sangria
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #124 on: December 30, 2016, 12:38:00 PM »
KingLuis must be sick, he had two picks on the go. Atleast Liam G cant say he's near last in the draft anymore ;D

Fuming!! Nice to get some new managers on board though.

Edit: I've jumped ship to Dynamo Dresden, couldn't resist the urge to go full hipster  :D

Online Betty Blue

  • 37.2 deg @ 2am. Big Fat Scaredy Cat. "Tonight Matthew, I will be Lancelot Du Lac!"
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 9,088
  • JFT96
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #125 on: December 30, 2016, 12:39:43 PM »
Great to see some more managers on board  :)  Just about to apply for a team. Getting cold feet about Depor as I was gutted to realise they're not actually called Deportivo La Coruna in game. I'm shallow like that. Quite tempted to move into division 3 for the added competition too.
"Donít let your heads drop. Weíre Liverpool. Youíre playing for Liverpool. Donít forget that. You have to hold your heads high for the supporters. You have to do it for them." - Rafa Benitez, halftime, Istanbul, 2005.

Offline JSteve

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 2,606
  • We all Live in a Red and White Kop
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #126 on: December 30, 2016, 12:47:28 PM »
Okay. If a player costs 40 million. Bid 40million. Dont throw 45 at him for example. Any other questions ask in here. Wtf does YOLO mean anyway? ;D

You Only Live Once, I'm guessing.

Offline Lawnmowerman

  • Got married to Pique in April. Shakira isn't happy.
  • RAWK Supporter
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 28,918
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #127 on: December 30, 2016, 12:47:55 PM »
I picked Flamengo for the Maracana connection. Was close to picking Fluminense

Offline Klippity Klopp

  • LFC. For life! Yes! Not just for Kloppmas.....nooo.....
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 3,494
  • We all Live in a Red and White Kop
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #128 on: December 30, 2016, 12:53:53 PM »
You Only Live Once, I'm guessing.

Correct.

So how many seasons do you do?

Or do you keep playing for 10+ years, so eventually all the squads will be full off players we haven't heard of yet?

I have played Football Manager, so I guess it is similar to that.  Younger players who can play for many years being most desired.

I thought we were doing a snake draft?  Why would I bid £45m when a player is £40m?  Surely I just pay the market price?!

Sorry for the questions.

Offline Card Cheat

  • RAWK Supporter
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 1,767
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #129 on: December 30, 2016, 12:58:24 PM »
Great to see some more managers on board  :)  Just about to apply for a team. Getting cold feet about Depor as I was gutted to realise they're not actually called Deportivo La Coruna in game. I'm shallow like that.

There's a few like that. Bit disappointed Fortuna Dusseldorf and Dynamo Dresden are just 'Dusseldorf' and 'Dresden' respectively, like it's PES 4.

Offline Lawnmowerman

  • Got married to Pique in April. Shakira isn't happy.
  • RAWK Supporter
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 28,918
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #130 on: December 30, 2016, 12:59:13 PM »
Correct.

So how many seasons do you do?

Or do you keep playing for 10+ years, so eventually all the squads will be full off players we haven't heard of yet?

I have played Football Manager, so I guess it is similar to that.  Younger players who can play for many years being most desired.

I thought we were doing a snake draft?  Why would I bid £45m when a player is £40m?  Surely I just pay the market price?!

Sorry for the questions.
Because people who are new to the game do this, thinking it's like FM i guess that bidding an extra few mil will guarantee them a better chance of getting the player. Ive seen people new to the game blow 20 million on ten mil players. We are doing a snake draft. 10 seasons in this will take about a year which will mean the exact same players that are available now, will be the same age more or less. The players are based on their real life counterparts. They age in real time

Offline Zend...en the clowns

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 3,355
  • Likes BBQ sauce a bit too much..
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #131 on: December 30, 2016, 12:59:23 PM »
Correct.

So how many seasons do you do?

Or do you keep playing for 10+ years, so eventually all the squads will be full off players we haven't heard of yet?

I have played Football Manager, so I guess it is similar to that.  Younger players who can play for many years being most desired.

I thought we were doing a snake draft?  Why would I bid £45m when a player is £40m?  Surely I just pay the market price?!

Sorry for the questions.

He was being sarcastic mate :)

Yep hopefully keep this going as long as possible, there's a few other leagues that are into their teens in terms of seasons. It's good crack, competitive and far less hassle than trying to arrange FM network games.
He posts in the day, he posts in the niiiiiiggghht,
That Zend...en the clowns, his timings just right.

Offline Klippity Klopp

  • LFC. For life! Yes! Not just for Kloppmas.....nooo.....
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 3,494
  • We all Live in a Red and White Kop
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #132 on: December 30, 2016, 01:00:24 PM »
Because people who are new to the game do this, thinking it's like FM i guess that bidding an extra few mil will guarantee them a better chance of getting the player. Ive seen people new to the game blow 20 million on ten mil players. We are doing a snake draft. 10 seasons in this will take about a year which will mean the exact same players that are available now, will be the same age more or less. The players are based on their real life counterparts. They age in real time

OK thanks.


Offline 'Mondzz'

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 6,817
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #133 on: December 30, 2016, 01:00:50 PM »
Has this started already or can I dive in now?
THOSE AREN'T FINGERS. THOSE ARE SCARF TASSELLS.

Offline Lawnmowerman

  • Got married to Pique in April. Shakira isn't happy.
  • RAWK Supporter
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 28,918
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #134 on: December 30, 2016, 01:02:11 PM »
OK thanks.
If im playing sm in 10 years time actual time, i will seriously hate meself ;D

Offline Lawnmowerman

  • Got married to Pique in April. Shakira isn't happy.
  • RAWK Supporter
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 28,918
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #135 on: December 30, 2016, 01:02:57 PM »
Has this started already or can I dive in now?
Yes. Have you played sm before?

Offline JSteve

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 2,606
  • We all Live in a Red and White Kop
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #136 on: December 30, 2016, 01:05:14 PM »
Correct.

So how many seasons do you do?

Or do you keep playing for 10+ years, so eventually all the squads will be full off players we haven't heard of yet?

I have played Football Manager, so I guess it is similar to that.  Younger players who can play for many years being most desired.

Real-life players get included in the game as they debut and slowly rise in ratings while the older players slowly drop.

Like when I started playing the likes of Casillas was rated 95 while Neuer was rated 92. Currently Neuer is 96 while Casillas is 90.

Offline 'Mondzz'

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 6,817
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #137 on: December 30, 2016, 01:06:59 PM »
Yes. Have you played sm before?

Had a little go a while back mate, will give it another crack and see how I get on. Just applied for Sporting.
THOSE AREN'T FINGERS. THOSE ARE SCARF TASSELLS.

Offline Lawnmowerman

  • Got married to Pique in April. Shakira isn't happy.
  • RAWK Supporter
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 28,918
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #138 on: December 30, 2016, 01:07:57 PM »
Had a little go a while back mate, will give it another crack and see how I get on. Just applied for Sporting.
Sound. Good luck. You're last in the draft but it has its perks

Offline KingLuis10

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 3,644
  • He drinks sangria
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #139 on: December 30, 2016, 01:08:52 PM »
There's a few like that. Bit disappointed Fortuna Dusseldorf and Dynamo Dresden are just 'Dusseldorf' and 'Dresden' respectively, like it's PES 4.

Which UI are you using? I see Dynamo Dresden and I'm loving it!

Offline JSteve

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 2,606
  • We all Live in a Red and White Kop
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #140 on: December 30, 2016, 01:09:59 PM »
Which UI are you using? I see Dynamo Dresden and I'm loving it!

The old UI definitely has its perks.

Offline Card Cheat

  • RAWK Supporter
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 1,767
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #141 on: December 30, 2016, 01:10:25 PM »
Had a little go a while back mate, will give it another crack and see how I get on. Just applied for Sporting.

Bem vinda!  :)


(I think)

Offline Klippity Klopp

  • LFC. For life! Yes! Not just for Kloppmas.....nooo.....
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 3,494
  • We all Live in a Red and White Kop
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #142 on: December 30, 2016, 01:13:11 PM »
How often do the players ratings change?

Big updates through out the season?  Or constantly?

So would Lallana be rated higher now than he was at the start of the season for example?

Edit - and last question for now.  Is there a time limit on the draft per pick?

Offline Card Cheat

  • RAWK Supporter
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 1,767
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #143 on: December 30, 2016, 01:13:31 PM »
Which UI are you using? I see Dynamo Dresden and I'm loving it!

Haha. It's just 'Dresden' for me on both UIs.  :o

Offline JSteve

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 2,606
  • We all Live in a Red and White Kop
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #144 on: December 30, 2016, 01:14:51 PM »
O Kesey, where art thou?


Offline Card Cheat

  • RAWK Supporter
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 1,767
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #145 on: December 30, 2016, 01:15:14 PM »
How often do the players ratings change?

Big updates through out the season?  Or constantly?

So would Lallana be rated higher now than he was at the start of the season for example?

They're actually getting updated now. Think all the major leagues are done bar La Liga and the PL from above Bournemouth (based on the current table), so Lallana should probs be 91 by next week.

They seem to do one big annual review and then a few more in the summer for any player who's had a particularly good or stinky season.
« Last Edit: December 30, 2016, 01:17:06 PM by Card Cheat »

Offline KingLuis10

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 3,644
  • He drinks sangria
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #146 on: December 30, 2016, 01:15:24 PM »
How often do the players ratings change?

Big updates through out the season?  Or constantly?

So would Lallana be rated higher now than he was at the start of the season for example?

Used to be every couple of months but the big leagues seem to get reviewed twice per season now. The mid-season reviews are happening now, Lallana will probably rise from 90 to 91, maybe even 92.

Offline JSteve

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 2,606
  • We all Live in a Red and White Kop
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #147 on: December 30, 2016, 01:16:14 PM »
How often do the players ratings change?

Big updates through out the season?  Or constantly?

So would Lallana be rated higher now than he was at the start of the season for example?

Edit - and last question for now.  Is there a time limit on the draft per pick?

They generally change twice a year for the major leagues. And once for the minor leagues.

Although smaller random changes take place throughout the year.

Offline 'Mondzz'

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 6,817
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #148 on: December 30, 2016, 01:19:14 PM »
THOSE AREN'T FINGERS. THOSE ARE SCARF TASSELLS.

Offline Klippity Klopp

  • LFC. For life! Yes! Not just for Kloppmas.....nooo.....
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 3,494
  • We all Live in a Red and White Kop
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #149 on: December 30, 2016, 01:21:51 PM »
Jack Wilshere rated 91 - you didn't tell me this game was funny!  ;D

Offline JSteve

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 2,606
  • We all Live in a Red and White Kop
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #150 on: December 30, 2016, 01:35:34 PM »
Jack Wilshere rated 91 - you didn't tell me this game was funny!  ;D

He should drop. Considering they finally dropped Sahin and Subotic.

Offline kesey

  • Hippy - Scally - Taoist - Rafiki - Dad - Trichotomist. Hill Climber, David Cassidy Fan Club
  • RAWK Scribe
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 23,642
  • OM Namah Shivaya !
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #151 on: December 30, 2016, 02:09:30 PM »
O Kesey, where art thou?



So I go and buy someone ? Anybody ?
He who sees himself in all beings and all beings in himself loses all fear.

- The Upanishads.

He who expects freedom of speech should allow others to speak .  Me - Now.

He who sees twats really is a twat themselves - Me - Now .

Offline KingLuis10

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 3,644
  • He drinks sangria
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #152 on: December 30, 2016, 02:13:38 PM »
So I go and buy someone ? Anybody ?

Have a look at this thread:

http://www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=331026.0

To check who's been picked. Just Alaba, Neymar and Griezmann so far. You can pick any player apart from those 3. When you decide, drop a post in that thread telling us who it's going to be  :thumbup

Offline Lawnmowerman

  • Got married to Pique in April. Shakira isn't happy.
  • RAWK Supporter
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 28,918
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #153 on: December 30, 2016, 03:24:19 PM »
'Kinell. Wonders never cease. Thought it was a nailed on Saul pick ;D

Offline Zend...en the clowns

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 3,355
  • Likes BBQ sauce a bit too much..
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #154 on: December 30, 2016, 04:05:12 PM »
Dybala is Saul in another language right? :)
He posts in the day, he posts in the niiiiiiggghht,
That Zend...en the clowns, his timings just right.

Offline Card Cheat

  • RAWK Supporter
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 1,767
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #155 on: December 30, 2016, 04:42:11 PM »
It's all gone a bit gah-gah folks. The unmanaged teams are bidding for players!  :butt

I figured they'd only bid for their real players, and then it'd be the first day of the season. Not so, Rotterdam bidding for Godin, Brondby for Suarez, Forest for Neuer.

What do we reckon? Nix the draft, go with a free-for-all?

Offline Zend...en the clowns

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 3,355
  • Likes BBQ sauce a bit too much..
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #156 on: December 30, 2016, 04:44:02 PM »
It's all gone a bit gah-gah folks. The unmanaged teams are bidding for players!  :butt

I figured they'd only bid for their real players, and then it'd be the first day of the season. Not so, Rotterdam bidding for Godin, Brondby for Suarez, Forest for Neuer.

What do we reckon? Nix the draft, go with a free-for-all?

Fucking hell its happening. SKYNET. THEYRE SELF AWARE!

I suppose the only solution is to just go for it?
He posts in the day, he posts in the niiiiiiggghht,
That Zend...en the clowns, his timings just right.

Offline Midget

  • R Kelly's love rival
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 1,921
  • JFT96
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #157 on: December 30, 2016, 04:45:56 PM »
I suppose the only solution is to just go for it?

If they're bidding for those kind of players the surely we have to ditch the draft? A big shame since I was in favor of one.

Is it possible to take over the unmanaged teams temporarily and remove their bids?
« Last Edit: December 30, 2016, 04:48:49 PM by Midget »

Offline JSteve

  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 2,606
  • We all Live in a Red and White Kop
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #158 on: December 30, 2016, 04:48:10 PM »
I think we can go on with the draft.

Its just that someone has to take over all the unmanaged teams once a day and then resigning. That'll cancel out the bids.

Edit: I volunteer the GW owner.

Offline Card Cheat

  • RAWK Supporter
  • Believer
  • ******
  • Posts: 1,767
Re: Soccer Manager: The Sleeping Giants ***MANAGERS WANTED!***
« Reply #159 on: December 30, 2016, 04:48:15 PM »
Fucking hell its happening. SKYNET. THEYRE SELF AWARE!

I suppose the only solution is to just go for it?

Either that, or we do a 'dibs draft' where we get first refusal on a player once their ban is up. Hmm   ::)