April 24, 2014
Log In to Inside Mac Games Pro


Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Send mac games news to:
news@insidemacgames.com
 

Click to enlarge
Franchise Hockey Manager Available At MGS
6:00 AM | IMG News | Comment on this story

OOTP Developments' Franchise Hockey Manager is now available for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The sim gives players the chance to take control of one of more than 300 teams spanning 19 leagues, and run every aspect of the operation. FHM 2014 also offers historical NHL play as far back as 1947 and the entire WHA history from 1971 to 1979.

Franchise Hockey Manager offers the following features:
  • The 2013-14 season for 19 leagues around the world, with real teams and players. Available leagues include the NHL, AHL, OHL, WHL, Liiga, EIHL, KHL, SHL, and more. (A complete list is found here: http://www.ootpdevelopments.com/franchise-hockey-manager/features.php.)

  • Historical play as far back as the 1947 for the NHL, as well as the entire 1971 through 1979 existence of the WHA.

  • Custom leagues set up in a variety of pre-configured ways, with fresh franchises stocked with fictional players who chart unique careers.

  • A robust simulation engine that produces the most realistic hockey results possible, whether players want to reproduce the later years of the Original Six, replay the high-scoring 1980s, create fictional leagues, or anything else. A variety of league rules and settings can be changed to create different experiences.

  • Plenty of stats, from the usual goals and assists to Corsi, Fenwick, time on ice in various situations, penalty specifics, fights won, and much more.

  • Players oversee team finances, keep an eye on the salary cap, check on their assistance coaches and scouts, watch the waiver wire, put together trade packages, make contract offers to free agents, and much more. They also determine their team's long-term plan, keeping in mind the possibility that they could be fired if they don't live up to the owner's expectations. (That option can be disabled.)

  • The ability to set lines and tactics for a variety of game situations, as well as watch games play out and make tactical decisions on the fly.

  • A living game world complete with news articles, messages from other GMs and players, announcements of upcoming milestones (a player's 500th career goal, for example), and more. Players also have unique personalities that affect their performance, and they won't be afraid to say something if they're unhappy with how they're being used on the team.

  • Support for importing player images, as well as team and league logos.
Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.5
  • Intel processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 1 GB HD Space
Franchise Hockey Manager is available now for $39.99 (USD).

OOTP Developments (add to watch list)
Franchise Hockey Manager (add to watch list)
Buy Franchise Hockey Manager


 

Other Mac Games News for Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Combat Mission: Battle For Normandy & Fortress Italy Updated6:00 AM
EVE Online: Rubicon Coming Today6:00 AM
• Franchise Hockey Manager Available At MGS6:00 AM
IMG Reviews Metro: Last Light6:00 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Tuesday, November 19, 2013 on one page

Mac Games News for Monday, November 18, 2013

Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition Released6:00 AM
Diablo III: Reaper Of Souls Details Revealed6:00 AM
Mac Gamer HQ Giving Away One Copy Of Batman Arkham City6:00 AM
The Banner Saga Launching January 146:00 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Monday, November 18, 2013 on one page


Recent Mac Games News

Friday, November 15, 2013
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Monday, November 11, 2013


Search for other Mac games news stories or browse our Mac Games News Archive.



Home  News  Franchise Hockey Manager Available At MGS