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Football Manager 2013 is a text strategy game. The idea of the game is to become the best manager of football ever, but that is in the game, even though they tried to add as many features as possible. It felt more of a website where you submitted your choices and wrote emails rather than a game. It actually was, as this game always been for me, really boring. If you like action, gameplay and other stuff like that you better avoid this game. It totally depends if you really want to become a manager or if you play football to get you involved, but the game was terribly boring, especially when you just have to read a lot of stuff, just like in real life. In fact it is funnier in real life, rather than in this game.
The game involves you buying football players, reading offers from the player managers or teams and choosing your path. You will see a lot of strategy tips laying around for you, so you can score better, but seriously I define this game, one of the most boring game I have ever played. It is just for people who enjoy reading a lot of papers and watch results go on screen, but that's it. The game is even played automatically, where you just sit in your computer and watch players playing while the computer simulates them.
There was no need for any video, since the game involves a lot of staff you have to read and this is why I didn't even make a video for it. Either way, the game was actually a browser where you will have to browse all data and take your strategy, otherwise you will go bankrupt, or your players might leave the game. The simulation of data might be good, but I have not tested it, since it would require a lot of work and not really worth it, since it can really do the job.
As far as the graphics go, the game used 3D graphics only in the simulation of the game, nowhere else, so the points will normally go very low. No good textures, lightning, 3D and much more things which can make its final score even worse. The idea seems original, but making a game look like a website, they better try harder next time. The gameplay, well you know that already, absolutely boring.
This is just my personal opinion and the scores might be affected by other people who can thing the contrary, but since not a lot of people talk about this game, it is sure by now that the game is crap and I don't really know how it survived the market so far. If you ask me, it is actually a job, not a game.
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