Franchise Hockey Manager 3 | Best Apps and Games 9 December,2018

Franchise Hockey Manager 3

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Franchise Hockey Manager 3 is the deepest, most authentic hockey strategy experience you can find. For the first time, the game is officially licensed by the NHL®, allowing you to take the reins of your favorite franchise to capture the Stanley Cup®.

Choose one of 22 leagues around the globe and select a team to guide to glory – or create your own hockey universe, or choose a historical NHL® start date as far back as 1931. Sign free agents, trade players, draft the next crop of superstars, and much more! The game features real 2016/2017 rosters for all leagues included.

This is as close as you’ll get to sitting in a General Manager’s office without drawing a paycheck from a team. Oversee team finances, keep an eye on the salary cap, hire your staff, put together trade packages, make contract offers to free agents, and draft the newest generation of stars.

FHM3 also features the "Path to Glory," a new gameplay mode that will get you in and having fun faster via a streamlined and more approachable way to play, with improved game and information flow as well as news from around the world that impacts your experience.

Other new features include a new role-based tactical system that allows you to choose your tactics in a way that’s both user-friendly but still very flexible and detailed, revamped player development that will provide more draft surprises, international play, a new and more realistic injury system, in-game achievements, as well as as updated teams and schedules for the 2016-17 season.

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Welcome to the next generation of hockey strategy!

-potential crash in April (of any season) fixed; includes a retroactive repair to existing saves with the problem
-historical game freeze during June 30 – July 1 changeover in 2015 fixed
-possible crash in historical games during the NHL draft lottery fixed

-"View" option added to international tournament schedules (as was done with the leagues in the last update – i.e. you can now watch international games you’re not coaching in)
-minor typo and tooltip corrections
-large number of nameless retired players no longer shown in league Front Office view in modern games

Gameplay Issues:
-bug that allowed the user to sign too many players (then get stuck because the game was unable to advance due to the roster size) fixed
-players on INT (international play) status are now correctly counted against the cap floor, so you can’t fall under it if you have a lot of guys playing internationally
-national player generation quality levels adjusted significantly (down in almost all cases) to tone down the excessive growth in the NHL-caliber player pool in later years, particularly for certain nationalities; long-term testing with these changes is showing good results in a game running to 2049-50; now that this is done, we’ll look at refining specific areas of ratings development
-nonplayable transactions in North America adjusted to fix potential traps in lower-level junior leagues that could keep good players stuck in Junior C/D; still some issues with it happening in Junior B, but we’ll be revisiting that

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-nonplayable transactions for some European teams/leagues will now be more likely to send young players to American junior leagues (and occasionally high schools); seems to be a growing trend in real-life, particularly in some countries, the numbers should be similar to the real totals (but highly variable since they’re still a relatively small group of players)

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-player junior preferences (i.e. the choice between college, major junior, and European junior) adjusted, a larger number of players of all nationalities will choose college
-missing data for NHL entry-level contract maximum values added in the period 1995-2004, should improve contract handling, particularly rookies, in this period

-added more generated players at the start to make sure there’s enough to fill the national team rosters


-reputation/quality data adjusted in the top two French leagues (had been a little too low, making outside players look too good relative to domestic ones), players in the Ligue Magnus should now be about 0.5 stars higher when viewed by a user playing there
-issue with nationality selection for generated players in custom sandbox games fixed (had been limiting players to a very small list of countries and creating far too many from some)
-various data updates and changes

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