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Materazzi_23

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Anyone know how to get more African newgens? I really hate the part of FM where you can find newgens all over the world and you can choose different leagues but only South Africa in FM…Imo there should be coming more African wonderkids through the youth ranks than what is happening now. I’ve started a new game with FC Metz (first club in Europe for Sadio Mane after watching a documentary about Mane) and I really want to try and buy only young French or African players and sell them and use the money to invest in the club and so on but therefore I need more chance to find a wonderkid in Africa.
 
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Have you turned on the Africa league in detail?
 

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Anyone know how to get more African newgens? I really hate the part of FM where you can find newgens all over the world and you can choose different leagues but only South Africa in FM…Imo there should be coming more African wonderkids through the youth ranks than what is happening now. I’ve started a new game with FC Metz (first club in Europe for Sadio Mane after watching a documentary about Mane) and I really want to try and buy only young French or African players and sell them and use the money to invest in the club and so on but therefore I need more chance to find a wonderkid in Africa.
Probably need to run with the largest possible database.
It's sad they haven't expanded to more African leagues , the north African ones are the top league. PSL is only ranked 5th in Africa
 

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Anyway to play championship manager 01-02 with updated squads?

I loved that simplicity. There's too much in today's game for me, I spend 5 hours at it and barely completed more than a few games.
 
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Anyway to play championship manager 01-02 with updated squads?

I loved that simplicity. There's too much in today's game for me, I spend 5 hours at it and barely completed more than a few games.
I want to play FM with CM01-02 roster lol
 
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I want to play FM with CM01-02 roster lol
That's usually available for some leagues.
Anyway to play championship manager 01-02 with updated squads?

I loved that simplicity. There's too much in today's game for me, I spend 5 hours at it and barely completed more than a few games.

Not as available. I think the last attempt I'm aware of was in 2012 or something. You can just play that game.

I'm playing older FM versions now just because the last editions suck balls.
Tried CM03-04 but it just won't load to start a game after a point when I make a few editor changes, despite being fully updated a d everything should be working. I can still play the vanilla version. I think that was their best game ever.
I'm led to believe that the Eidos split did a lot more harm than good to the series despite a healthy, yet one sided, competition made FM a better game until 2012 or so when it started to stagnate and eventually regress. The fact is that the CM versions are far more enjoyable TODAY with outdated rosters and weird career projections of lots of players, than the last 3-4 games released.

First time I saw backlash at Sports Interactive by members to this extent. I don't believe it's going to be a wake up call, sales are rising for some inexplicable reason. Too many casuals these days.
 

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Have you turned on the Africa league in detail?
I went into hiding because after playing FM 10 years I never knew this was possible. I will crawl back under the stone I came from. Thanks for the tip!
 
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I went into hiding because after playing FM 10 years I never knew this was possible. I will crawl back under the stone I came from. Thanks for the tip!
Older versions just asked you to tick whether you wanted full detail or not.

Can't blame you, SI has been killing a lot of their own features due to the worse and worse UI they present us.
 

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Learnt so many new features in fm23 and I am loving every minute off it, also find this one the hardest I've started first season play around.
 

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Learnt so many new features in fm23 and I am loving every minute off it, also find this one the hardest I've started first season play around.
When did you start playing? You must be relatively new to these games.

Fm23 has the least new features ever and I hear it's super easy.

Haven't heard positive stuff about the match engine either.
 

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I like fm23 and I have been playing since the cm days. It's not great value for money as there isn't enough new features. But if you take it as a game on its own it's great.
 

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When did you start playing? You must be relatively new to these games.

Fm23 has the least new features ever and I hear it's super easy.

Haven't heard positive stuff about the match engine either.
Loaded up for the first time yesterday.
 
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I bought the 23 (first FM after many years) and I played it a week ago. The games themselves aren't great but I'm not a fan of the concept to begin with, there are many micromanaging aspects that I still need to learn. Anyway I can live with that cause of the other stuff the game offers.

Naturally I choose to manage Inter. One of the first things they tell me is that Skriniar will never sign an extension and I should put him on the transfer list. :lol: However I try to convince him to stay and told Handa to persuade him to stay. Nothing worked so in the end I decide to finally put him on the transfer list cause I'll lose him for free next year.

I got lowballed with 5 million, up to most 25 million € offers. I say let's try to convince him to stay one last time! I speak to his agent and he says, he is ready to talk, but he doesn't want that he is transfer listed. Remove him and he'll talk. I remove him. I try to speak to his agent again and he says, no way he signs an extension, stop trying. :lol:
 

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Can anyone assist (dont wanna post links) I am using "zealand" regen pack but I can't get it to load or work, I've installed 100s of facepacks and followed instructions to the tee, however it won't work.

I haven't started a new game and am wondering if thats why because I am 4 season in but I thought reloading skin would work.

If someone can help or has a regen pack that works can you DM me a link please.
 
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Does anyone know how I an verify a file from the Steam workshop after the update? I've downloaded the Italy by Riddler pack so I can play in Serie D but after the update it needs to be verified in the editor before I can start a new game. And I have no clue how I an verify it.
 

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Does anyone know how I an verify a file from the Steam workshop after the update? I've downloaded the Italy by Riddler pack so I can play in Serie D but after the update it needs to be verified in the editor before I can start a new game. And I have no clue how I an verify it.
Load the editor, load the file, there should be a "test rules" thingy there in the menu selection. Click that and it should do the trick.

Otherwise, switch to Advanced Rules and then click test rules, takes a bit longer.
By default some leagues don't work, even with the vanilla database. Namely Spain, Portugal and a few others here and there (Croatia, Greece, Italy etc) have had issues with this and the developers refuse to fix it after so many years.

Don't have FM23, not supporting these people anymore, but since the game hasn't changed at all since forever, I trust that what I told you to do is not outdated.
 

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I have to admit something: Lately whenever I start a game I use the editor to dissolve all the contract from the first team of Juventus and laugh when I see them go down to Serie B and hopefully after that Serie C.
 

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I have to admit something: Lately whenever I start a game I use the editor to dissolve all the contract from the first team of Juventus and laugh when I see them go down to Serie B and hopefully after that Serie C.
Lmao

In my Inter save they've missed 3 consecutive seasons of CL football
 

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Lmao

In my Inter save they've missed 3 consecutive seasons of CL football
It's sweeter to watch it happen naturally than artificially :D
 
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