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Madden 13 Official CAG League - On Hiatus. See you in August for Madden 25!


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#91 GpNinja

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Posted 30 July 2012 - 11:06 PM

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#92 sprice8688

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 12:40 AM

i feel every user who chooses to leavr the league regardless of y gives up there team.... its not right for certain people who are vets that last a season and a half have rights to a team that they chose to leave. we went far as shit last season with so many people and those who stuck it out should recieve there previous team. i dont see how neone can see this not being a fair statement... if people who quit after a season or 2 continue to regain there team the momentum we left 12 with is useless... statics dvo gpninja bseti lv widow were all good additions that were active in the thread ez to reach and played there games. if theg dont get a team and are kinda kicked later on when season 3 comes around they may lose interest in our league knowing they would be kicked for 14.... if u leave the league u rejoin as a available team or hit the waitinglist thats about as fair as it gets

#93 Doomtime

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 12:58 AM

Every past champion should have one of the lowest rated teams on the game.

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#94 sprice8688

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 01:01 AM

Every past champion should have one of the lowest rated teams on the game.

i wouldnt be against this... i love the competition and tryin to build a good tean out of a bad one

#95 Doomtime

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 01:08 AM

BV mentioned this last year as a joke, but it's something that does make sense.

Maybe give past champs first crack at the top 5 worst teams and then worry about everyone else.

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#96 theredworm

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 01:10 AM

Every past champion should have one of the lowest rated teams on the game.


That would put my team as the afc all stars!






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#97 theredworm

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 01:13 AM

Cowboys redskins needs fixed in op spoiler tag

#98 sprice8688

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 01:16 AM

BV mentioned this last year as a joke, but it's something that does make sense.

Maybe give past champs first crack at the top 5 worst teams and then worry about everyone else.


lol o my bad... good idea tho i figured through last picks in a draft wed get the least wanted teams neway mayb nkt the worst

#99 Deuce20602

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 01:17 AM

Every past champion should have one of the lowest rated teams on the game.


suddenly, losing all 3 of the Super Bowls I've been in doesn't seem so bad lol

#100 bvharris

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 01:25 AM

its not right for certain people who are vets that last a season and a half have rights to a team that they chose to leave.


No one is saying they do, certainly not me. I think I've been pretty clear that I don't think anyone should have dibs on any team before we start the team selection process.

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#101 sprice8688

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 01:57 AM

No one is saying they do, certainly not me. I think I've been pretty clear that I don't think anyone should have dibs on any team before we start the team selection process.


i wasnt pinpointing at u i was just stating my opinion... i thought u did a hell of a job keeping the league going... i like that people have certain teams just if u leave then u get only an available team

#102 staticz

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 03:04 AM

I'm up for whatever. There is a certain amount of fun that comes with trying to build a winner, but starting with a stronger team wouldn't be bad either.

The commish team has a tough road ahead of them. No one wants a crappy team, not everyone wants to have the same team...point is - someone will be pissed. Either way you guys go, I'll support the decision. Seattle has some bad ass uniforms anyway :P
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#103 RamesuThe1

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 12:49 PM

I don't think we have an issue with competitive balance, personally. I can't remember a bunch of complaints about the "better" players in the league having the best teams. Either we do it the way we've been doing it, with veteran preference to teams or finalize the 32 users and randomize an order for selecting teams.

Like staticz said, there is no way to make everyone happy, but the randomizer would at least make it equally fair.

#104 Mr Grand Cru

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 02:50 PM

I don't think we have an issue with competitive balance, personally. I can't remember a bunch of complaints about the "better" players in the league having the best teams. Either we do it the way we've been doing it, with veteran preference to teams or finalize the 32 users and randomize an order for selecting teams.

Like staticz said, there is no way to make everyone happy, but the randomizer would at least make it equally fair.



^^ I agree with this ^^

#105 Mr Grand Cru

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 02:53 PM

Random but is the Lottery Draft for the last couple of spots going to be done through a website , or like a real names out of a hat, or done like the NBA lol

#106 theredworm

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 04:24 PM

we did a draft of teams in the 2nd league in M11 if I remember right and it went pretty well

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#107 RamesuThe1

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 05:30 PM

we did a draft of teams in the 2nd league in M11 if I remember right and it went pretty well


That is correct, but it was a sort-of spinoff league, not the main thing.

#108 BSETI50

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 06:11 PM

i like having a second league early on, if it dies off or gets hacked so what

#109 sprice8688

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 07:30 PM

i like having a second league early on, if it dies off or gets hacked so what


did they really get rid of fantasy drafts

#110 Mr Grand Cru

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 08:14 PM

did they really get rid of fantasy drafts



I hope not that would suck , I planned on doing my private league too

#111 Doomtime

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 09:47 PM

Yes fantasy drafts are gone.

Importing the draft class from NCAA football is gone.

Editing player abilities is gone.

Custom Playbook use in connected careers is not allowed.

And apparently you're only allowed one connected career.

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#112 bvharris

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 09:48 PM

Yes fantasy drafts are gone.

Importing the draft class from NCAA football is gone.

Editing player abilities is gone.

Custom Playbook use in connected careers is not allowed.

And apparently you're only allowed one connected career.


You've obviously read up on this way more than I have.. Is it possible that Madden leagues as we knew them are dead? Or will we be able to create at least a reasonable facsimile of what we had before.

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#113 Doomtime

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 09:57 PM

You've obviously read up on this way more than I have.. Is it possible that Madden leagues as we knew them are dead? Or will we be able to create at least a reasonable facsimile of what we had before.


They still haven't released info on how they're going to incorporate the EA website, but from what I've read on forums, many seem to believe a massive overhaul is in the works. XFN may not even be necessary.

Online franchise details are being released very slowly.

Everything below will be included in both online and offline franchise from the start. I don't think it will take away from what we had before.


32 users - human or CPU controlled
Users control an individual player or team (as a coach)
Salary Cap w/ Free Agency
Real Player Contracts
Rookie Scouting and Rookie Draft with traded draft picks
Get Fired or released from your team
Play up to 30 Seasons
Practice with your team
Player progressions from game to game, season to season (using xp you earn from weekly and season long milestones)
Stories generated each week based on what's happening in the league including trades
Faux tweets from in-game Twitter accounts from sports reporters Adam Schefter, Rich Eisen, and Skip Bayless.
Website/Cell phone App integration



The Madden demo is rumored to release on August 7th.

Top 10 QBs announced

Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay Packers) - 99 overall
Tom Brady (New England Patriots) - 98 overall
Drew Brees (New Orleans Saints) - 98 overall
Eli Manning (New York Giants) - 97 overall
Ben Roethlisberger (Pittsburgh Steelers) - 95 overall
Peyton Manning (Denver Broncos) - 93 overall
Philip Rivers (San Diego Chargers) - 92 overall
Matthew Stafford (Detroid Lions) - 91 overall
Tony Romo (Dallas Cowboys) - 90 overall
Michael Vick (Philadelphia Eagles) - 89 overall

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#114 Doomtime

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 10:13 PM

Q&A on some of the new features. This actually answers a lot of questions.



Commissioners will have the power to limit whether it's a coach's or player's franchise. A coach's franchise is what we've always been doing, but now with all the additional features.

Commissioners will have the power to set player progression(every four weeks, weekly or end of season)

Commissioners will have the power to turn salary cap on or off as well as the use of accelerated clock (which I think we should use because you can also set the minimum playclock time)

Coach firing can be toggled on or off.

XP upgrades CANNOT be purchased. Grinding like an actual RPG will determine how much XP you're given. If you put in the work, you will be rewarded.

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#115 GpNinja

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 12:01 AM

So do I have a spot or what?

#116 theredworm

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 12:10 AM

Salary caps and practice with the team woot!

#117 MasterAwesome

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 01:50 AM

I heard someone who is pretty knowledgeable about Madden say that they'll let us have multiple connected careers....I dunno where he read it, but that would be gay as sh@#%@#%z if we can only do one!!!

Edit: After a few seconds of googling, I found this http://mymaddenpad.c...start-or-be-in/

So I think we're good for multiple Connected Careers...I know that thing was posted a month and a half ago, but I doubt they'd decide to go from unlimited Connected Careers to forcing you to limit yourself to just ONE.

#118 Man2008

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 02:21 AM

Do a draft !!!!

#119 Zurezo

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 05:36 PM

Like I said before, Im not worried about what team I get. I know however we deiced it will be fair.

#120 theredworm

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 05:56 PM

Same since its pretty much no chance I get my packers I'm ready to try any team.