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#331 Captain OBVIOU5

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 06:37 PM

There is a trade block and GM communication tool right in the game. As well the pm here will work great. I don't think we should bung up the thread with all the possible trade proposals. Just a thought.

On another note, the boss pulled another CBlock on me. She invited people over for dinner tonight. WTF how does she not know the early release is tonight. Such a sad GAG am I.

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#332 sendme

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 08:04 PM

The trades everyone is talking about are they for the HUT or for the league play?
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#333 n8rockerasu

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 09:40 PM

CheapyD just joined the league, this just got real.

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Ah, Cheapy always joins. The trick is getting him to play a game, lol. ;) No, in his defense, NHL leagues were so barebones in the past, it was hard to really get a good flow going with games. It was always just "play each opponent 2 times in any order"...so half the league would be done, and then there would be 2-3 people who hadn't played at all. It was just hard to organize.

There is a trade block and GM communication tool right in the game. As well the pm here will work great. I don't think we should bung up the thread with all the possible trade proposals. Just a thought.


Yeah, depending on how good the website/app integration is will probably determine how important it is to discuss things in here. Official trade proposals (that have been agreed to by both teams) should be announced in the thread before being put through though. Just to make sure no funny business is going on.

The trades everyone is talking about are they for the HUT or for the league play?


Yeah, for league play. Anything people do with HUT is their own business.

#334 Captain OBVIOU5

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 09:47 PM

Yeah, depending on how good the website/app integration is will probably determine how important it is to discuss things in here. Official trade proposals (that have been agreed to by both teams) should be announced in the thread before being put through though. Just to make sure no funny business is going on.


That is also the job of the Commissioner to veto any "funny business" as they will have last say before any trade is posted ingame.

Speaking of, who is the lucky one? I don't remember if I read someone taking on that duty.

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#335 Canbanana

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 09:48 PM

How will trades with uncontrolled(AI) teams work? or will those players be available for trade at all?

#336 Captain OBVIOU5

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 10:03 PM

How will trades with uncontrolled(AI) teams work? or will those players be available for trade at all?



Its just like playing GM mode in 12. you can make an offer and the AI can accept or make an offer themselves. The new GM Brain allows for AI participation.

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#337 n8rockerasu

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 10:13 PM

That is also the job of the Commissioner to veto any "funny business" as they will have last say before any trade is posted ingame.

Speaking of, who is the lucky one? I don't remember if I read someone taking on that duty.


The commissioner actually has to approve trades in game before they go through? I hadn't heard about that. That would be interesting (I wonder if it's like that in Madden too). Even so, I think it would be better for the community to have input rather than just one person with ultimate authority.

Having said that...um, I assume it would be me, since I organized this thing.

How will trades with uncontrolled(AI) teams work? or will those players be available for trade at all?


Like with the Madden league, this will probably be one of those "wait and see" things. I think allowing trading with all teams would be good, but depending on EA's trade logic, we'll have to see if any restrictions are necessary. Hoping that the salary cap will be enough of a restriction in and of itself. But yeah, if somebody is able to get Carey Price for a 7th round pick...that aint gonna work, lol.

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#338 n8rockerasu

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 10:17 PM

Its just like playing GM mode in 12. you can make an offer and the AI can accept or make an offer themselves. The new GM Brain allows for AI participation.


I think he meant a human owner trading with an AI team...and whether or not we should allow it. Unless I misunderstood completely. CPU and CPU will do whatever the hell they want, lol. That's the one thing I have learned with Madden. We basically have to allow ourselves to do whatever the CPU does because if we don't, they'll run wild. This happened in Madden with free agents. The CPU went crazy signing them from the first day of pre-season.

If NHL is like that too, we'll have to come up with some kind of system for signing FA's that isn't just a ridiculous free for all. This would most likely be a draft, allowing each team a chance to sign one FA. Whether we want to base it on team rating or cap space...or a combination of the two is up for discussion though.

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 10:27 PM

(Tampa- Vincent LeCavier) for (St. Louis- David Perron)?


Just saw this deal and the answer is no.
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#340 Vulcan2422

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 10:54 PM

So, anybody playing yet?

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Granted I only played the demo of Chime, but how the heck do you get shit on by Chime?


#341 Captain OBVIOU5

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 10:58 PM

Here is a link to the NHL GM Brain concept they will have
http://www.easports....nhl-13-gm-brain

And I nominate N8 for commissioner

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#342 n8rockerasu

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 11:12 PM

So, anybody playing yet?


35% Been downloading for 71 minutes.

#343 DestroVega

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 11:18 PM

No wonder they put it out at 6pm. That's the only way they can give it to you 3 days before lol

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 11:18 PM

No wonder they put it out at 6pm. That's the only way they can give it to you 3 days before lol


lol...basically.

#345 moojuice

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 11:23 PM

35% Been downloading for 71 minutes.

Wow, really? I've been going for an hour o far, 86%

#346 DestroVega

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 11:26 PM

Wow, really? I've been going for an hour o far, 86%


Hope mine is this fast

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 11:45 PM

You guys all suck that get to download this early.
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#348 n8rockerasu

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 11:58 PM

Wow, really? I've been going for an hour o far, 86%


Not all Comcasts are created equal... Pretty shitty though since they just raised my bill to $62 a month. Pretty sure I'm at at least 20MB...but who knows how hard they throttle my butthole. Though, I'm also probably in a more populated area than you are. Peak hours and all that.

You guys all suck that get to download this early.


We don't "get to". We paid to, lol. At least give us proper recognition for being EA shills. ;)

#349 Panther1484

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 12:05 AM

Nice to see Cheapy join up into the CAG franchise. Anyone who wants a goalie, I'm sure DiPieitro is availiable!

I'll be curious to see reactions from you guys on NHL. I'm already pumped for the first hockey night next Friday.

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 12:13 AM

7 hours from now, I hope to join you guys when I get home from work.

#351 n8rockerasu

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 12:38 AM

Woohoo! Finally done! Clocking in right at 2 1/2 hours. Fuck you, Comcast, lol.

#352 n8rockerasu

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 12:44 AM

Umm...ok. I'm playing through the tutorial (for the hell of it), and my screen is getting stuck. Like a frozen image, but the tutorial thinks it's still going. Anybody else getting this?

Annnnd...just locked up my Xbox when I looked at the options when creating a GM Connected League. I hope my download isn't corrupted or something from taking so long.

EDIT - Ok, upon reboot, it seems to be running smoother. Maybe it just needed to warm up after that beast download, lol. As much as I'd like to use the name "No Hockey League" for our lockout inspired franchise, the only way to secure it would be to start now...which would give us current rosters and tuner sets. HOWEVER, "CAGLS No Hockey League" just fits as a name, haha, so we should be able to use that.

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#353 moojuice

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 12:56 AM

Havent experience that. Noticed the graphics look pretty bad...hopefully its just compression since its a download since the demo looked way better

#354 CAGLeagueSports

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 01:29 AM

All right, looking at the GM Connected options, we've got a few things to figure out. These are the general settings...and what I assume most of us will want. I'll put the items up for debate in bold, so feel free to weigh in on those...or any of the others too.

League Name: CAGLS No Hockey League (assuming there's a lockout and we want to be smartasses, lol)
Description: Official CheapAssGamer Hockey League

Maximum Users Per Team: 1
NHL Schedule Length: 3 days, 1 week, 2 weeks (this determines how much of the schedule is available to be played at a time)
Allow Simming of Games: Yes (meaning users can choose to sim their games vs the CPU)
Allow Join Requests: Yes (not really a reason to have this on, but who knows who may stumble upon this league without seeing the thread. we might even want to let them join)
Skill Level: Rookie, Pro, All-Star, Superstar (one of the few options that can be changed after we start the franchise)
Game Style: Casual, Default, Normal, Hardcore, Favorite, Current (I still barely know what these do. I usually just leave it on Default, but if somebody else has a better idea, speak up)

Period Length: 5 minutes
Icing: Delayed
Injuries: On
Penalties: On
Post Whistle Rules: Authentic (I hope we'd all agree on this one)
Penalty Time Scaling: On
Fighting: On

Playoff Series Length: Best of 7
Playoff Tie Break: Continuous OT
Season Overtime Loss: 1 point
Season Tie Break: 5 min (4 on 4) then Shootout
CPU Trades: On (meaning allow CPU to CPU trades)
Waivers: On
GM Connected Length: 25 (25 seasons...yep...I'm sure we'll get there, lol)
Starting Rosters: Current
NHL Salary Cap: On
Roster Type: Default (meaning real NHL rosters)
Tuner Set Version: Latest (unless they screw something up horrifically)
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#355 jza1218

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 01:54 AM

Don't have any strong feelings about Skill Level and Game style, but I think schedule length should be a week. How often are we looking at advancing, and what number of games are we playing?

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 01:58 AM

Don't have any strong feelings about Skill Level and Game style, but I think schedule length should be a week. How often are we looking at advancing, and what number of games are we playing?


The bad news is, Reddit guy seemed to be full of shit. I didn't see any option to shorten the number of games played. Sooo...we might need to come up with a really smart system to decide which games will be played because playing 82 games in a franchise that is meant to go multiple seasons is just stupid.

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 02:01 AM

Out of curiosity, what are the options for regular season OT?

#358 Vulcan2422

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 02:02 AM

Could be different in the full game how ever. Has to be an option some where for it.

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Granted I only played the demo of Chime, but how the heck do you get shit on by Chime?


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Posted 08 September 2012 - 02:02 AM

The bad news is, Reddit guy seemed to be full of shit. I didn't see any option to shorten the number of games played. Sooo...we might need to come up with a really smart system to decide which games will be played because playing 82 games in a franchise that is meant to go multiple seasons is just stupid.


Sim certain months? Like Sim November, December and January?

#360 n8rockerasu

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 02:08 AM

Out of curiosity, what are the options for regular season OT?


I listed every settings option. If you didn't see it listed, you can't change it.

Could be different in the full game how ever. Has to be an option some where for it.


Doubtful. The early release of Madden was exactly the same.

Sim certain months? Like Sim November, December and January?


Sim Febtober!