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Old 02-08-2012, 09:36 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Yes! So, if the TV schedule sucks, you can spend the whole evening watching your league progress...
The TV schedule always sucks.
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Old 02-08-2012, 09:37 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Wow! I feel a sick day happening on the day of release
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Old 02-08-2012, 09:50 AM   #23 (permalink)
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You will see these at the top of the screen, such highlights get a different background color so you immediately notice when something is going on.
That sounds pretty cool.
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Old 02-08-2012, 10:05 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Would love to see screenshots in a bit larger resolution. Looks great though!
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Old 02-08-2012, 10:28 AM   #25 (permalink)
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This is a really neat addition for my solo play, because then I can see all the other playoff races wind up while I'm mired in 4th place, 16 games below .500
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Old 02-08-2012, 10:35 AM   #26 (permalink)
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This is by far my favorite new feature in a few years. I can't wait to see this in action. This will most likely be my new way of playing OOTP.
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Old 02-08-2012, 11:20 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Can you explain or show what we'd see if we are managing our team's game? Is there a ticker there that's delivering this same info while we're seeing the field and the line-ups and such? If we jump away from our game to watch the end of another game do we have to quit managing our team during that time?

I love the screen and I certainly will "watch the day" this way when my team isn't playing. I'm just not sure how it will work when I'm managing my own team's game. What would happen, for example, if my team's game starts at 7:05 along with five other games. Let's say I pitch to the first batter in my game and then get up to make a sandwich. Am I a human rain delay for my team's game while the others around the league progress? Should I pause the game for any reason at that point?

Thanks for the great additions in this upcoming edition.
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Old 02-08-2012, 11:43 AM   #28 (permalink)
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Looks really nice. One question: can you have it stop when your team's game starts, so that you can go into manage mode, then resume after your game?
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Old 02-08-2012, 11:53 AM   #29 (permalink)
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Looks really nice. One question: can you have it stop when your team's game starts, so that you can go into manage mode, then resume after your game?
You can enter & leave your team's game at any time, yes.
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I love the screen and I certainly will "watch the day" this way when my team isn't playing. I'm just not sure how it will work when I'm managing my own team's game. What would happen, for example, if my team's game starts at 7:05 along with five other games. Let's say I pitch to the first batter in my game and then get up to make a sandwich. Am I a human rain delay for my team's game while the others around the league progress? Should I pause the game for any reason at that point?
When you watch / play a game, this game becomes the pacemaker of all other games, so you can make a sandwhich and not worry about the other games progressing in the background.
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This looks really cool. I especially like the game updates on the side. Thanks!
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The new minor league screen is a great idea, too.
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Old 02-08-2012, 12:34 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Markus,

Is the time really broken up in hundredths of seconds? Based on the clock in the top left corner it seems to be. Was that on purpose?

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Old 02-08-2012, 12:39 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Is the time really broken up in hundredths of seconds? Based on the clock in the top left corner it seems to be. Was that on purpose?
That's not hundredths of a second, it's the time in hours, minutes, and seconds.
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Old 02-08-2012, 01:16 PM   #35 (permalink)
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Ok, well that was embarrassing
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Seriously.. major major major update to the game with being able to see all that data going on while games are playing out.. WOW!

Has anyone imported a game save from ootp12 yet to see if EVERYTHING comes over? Logos, ballparks, settings, etc?

I'm taking a week off when this comes out!
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Old 02-08-2012, 01:42 PM   #37 (permalink)
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I am gonna love this feature. Each day I simulate I usually look at who is pitching each day, and check out how all the top pitchers did. Well when there are 6 or 7 in one day, it gets to be a hassle remembering which box scores to check, this will be wonderful for being able to easily see all the games progress.
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Ok, well that was embarrassing
*lol* ... No worries.
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Old 02-08-2012, 01:52 PM   #39 (permalink)
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Has anyone imported a game save from ootp12 yet to see if EVERYTHING comes over? Logos, ballparks, settings, etc?
Yes, everything
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Old 02-08-2012, 04:09 PM   #40 (permalink)
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What happens if we finish a real-time simulation of one day and want to look at the boxes and game logs of that day's games before proceeding to the next day? Will we be able to do so, and if not, can this be added?

I would like to be able to review a day's games this way even if I do not have the game set to save boxes or logs long-term.
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