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Old 03-19-2019, 06:24 PM   #361
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Nothing has changed there.

So it is possible, just like in 2019, but requires a lot of manual work to do.
Is there somewhere that the work involved is mapped out?
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Old 03-19-2019, 07:30 PM   #362
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One thing I'd like to see appear in a patch or in future games is a Player to be Named Later with trades. IDK how it'd be added, but id like to see it.

Of course, a Future's Game and Minor League Spring Training I'd like to see too.
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Old 03-19-2019, 09:04 PM   #363
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I know itís a subtle thing but one of my favorite changes is being able to edit day to day roster stuff as only the GM. Last year, those boxes were grayed ouy and defaulted to the manager.

I know itís probably not ultra realistic but I enjoy just being the GM and being able to set lineups, rotation and bullpen. That small change has been huge. I no longer have to be the GM & Manager and pretend my bench coach is the actual manager for realism. Not too often a GM is also the manager in todayís MLB.
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I know itís a subtle thing but one of my favorite changes is being able to edit day to day roster stuff as only the GM. Last year, those boxes were grayed ouy and defaulted to the manager.

I know itís probably not ultra realistic but I enjoy just being the GM and being able to set lineups, rotation and bullpen. That small change has been huge. I no longer have to be the GM & Manager and pretend my bench coach is the actual manager for realism. Not too often a GM is also the manager in todayís MLB.
This has been possible for awhile.

Check your managers reputation. If it is low, you can probably change most things.

If it is legendary manager, you will have limited options available.

You can go to Game Settings > tick GM Legacy Mode and this will allow you to change linups, etc no matter the managers reputation.
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This has been possible for awhile.

Check your managers reputation. If it is low, you can probably change most things.

If it is legendary manager, you will have limited options available.

You can go to Game Settings > tick GM Legacy Mode and this will allow you to change linups, etc no matter the managers reputation.
Wasnít aware of legacy mode last year. I put in hundreds of hours not knowing that. Oh well. Thanks for the heads up.
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One thing I'd like to see appear in a patch or in future games is a Player to be Named Later with trades. IDK how it'd be added, but id like to see it.

Of course, a Future's Game and Minor League Spring Training I'd like to see too.
So, regarding PTBNLs, that's.... tricky. There are basically two reasons why teams do them:

1. You're trading a guy you don't particularly care about for... someone from another team. You aren't particularly sure who you want so the other team gives you a short list you can choose from, and then gives you a couple months to scout them / see if they suddenly start hitting or something.

2. You're trading for a player who can't be traded right now because they're on the IR or they were drafted less than a year ago. For the latter, IIRC PTNBLs have to be resolved within 6 months so you can't do a literal draft day trade; still, you could theoretically deal for a guy who was drafted and signed in June in January, then use the PTNBL rules to get him on your roster once the year has passed.

It would not be easy, I don't think, to add either of those, in no small part because both are kind of "gentleman's agreements". In the first case, if a non-prospect really starts playing super-well, the original team could always say "nah, this guy is off-limits now". Those moves are more for organizational depth than anything else ("we need a backup catcher in AAA and we don't want to call up a guy at this point; let's trade with Cleveland and let them grab a AAA 5th OFer or backup third baseman when they have similar injury/performance concerns"). The second case is, well, teams getting around the spirit of the rules.
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Conjuring Cobb

While I've been waiting for 20, I've been playing around with 19 trying to see if I can come up with some method or settings that allows for a few more fictional legendary players while still keeping overall league totals close to RL history. (most of my fictional leagues have been flat - especially in the dead ball era - and I've never gotten close to having a fictional player similar to Ty Cobb or even Honus Wagner) (not to mention Babe Ruth...)

I still haven't found the magic combination yet, but it occurs to me that I ought to ask if anything that might bear on this has changed in 20.

Or can I continue to play around with settings in 19 and expect that whatever I come up with will work the same in 20?

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Am I correct to assume that prospects drafted in that same season do not show up in the top 200 ranked prospects until the following season now?

If so, I really love that small tweak. That is how itís done in real life. I always thought ranking them right away was unrealistic. It wasnít a huge deal but itís the little things why OOTP is unrivaled from a realism standpoint.

I have only ran one offseason so if someone could confirm one way or another, Iíd appreciate it.

Big thanks to the developers for the work done to this years game. Looking forward to hundreds of hours of baseball heaven.
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In Game Editor

i found this in the In Game Editor help screen.

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Test views:
these views simulate various elements of the in-game 3D mode

Switch Team: switches the batting and fielding team in the test mode
Enter Field: shows the fielding team running out onto the field at the start of an inning
Outfield Catch: shows a fly ball being hit and caught in the outfield
Homerun: shows a home run leaving the ballpark and the batter circling the bases
Leave Field: shows the fielding team returning to the dugout at the end of an inning
Will we be getting these?
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