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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
 

brehme1989

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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.
 

Materazzi_23

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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!
 

brehme1989

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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.
 

brehme1989

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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.
 

Stefan

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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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