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Addiction Has A New Name......

Advantages: Its as close to real management as i'll ever get
Disadvantages: my social life is suffering - fact

Football Manager 2005 Price: £17.99 (play.com) ( if you shop around locally anywhere from £20 to £30 generally) Fomat: PC, Mac Minimum Specs: A Computer with a hamster whirring around in it. Some Rams and a Partridge In a Pear Tree. (Or Minimum ...

Groover 21.11.2004 · Read full review
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A Mixed Bag

Advantages: some good new features
Disadvantages: can be slow; no great strides forward

After my review of the final offering of the SI and Eidos partnership it only seems fair that I now turn my attention to the successors to the throne. The last time I set about reviewing a Championship Manager game it turned out to be an epic experience ...

jonesri 14.04.2005 · Read full review
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Goodbye cruel world, Hello FM05!

Advantages: Something to get you through the pain of life
Disadvantages: Takes away what life you have left in you

...When, next year, I fail my degree I will be able to point to numerous problems, missing deadlines, being half unconscious during lectures and a distinct inability to convey a message properly, but the one enduring problem is this game. Football Manager 2 ...

stephen_logan 08.12.2004 · Read full review
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OH we are the Tractor Boys

Advantages: Absorbing and addictive
Disadvantages: You may lose large chunks of your life to playing this

“OH we are the tractor boys Oh we are the tractor boys” is the resounding chant as Docpov makes his entrance as the new manager of Ipswich Town FC. The fans are wary and not in full agreement about my appointment, being an obscure rookie. My credentials a ...

docpov 21.11.2004 · Read full review
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The Drug of Management Games

Advantages: Addictive, You feel powerful, Good additions
Disadvantages: You may feel ashamed after realizing how long you're playing

I grew out of playing games quite some time ago, back in the day when Sega Megadrive's were still the rage and Sonic 2's Day was the highlight of the gaming calendar. However there is one kind of game that has got me hooked and continues to consume insane ...

utero 23.07.2005 · Read full review
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