Madden 2006: Football 101

By Shamus
on Jan 7, 2006
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Game Reviews

So I’m playing Madden 2006, and I decide to check out “Football 101”. I was hoping to learn some football and get a feel for the game. I selected the option that has John Madden teaching you the basic Football formations and plays. The computer runs the play, shows it to you, then lets you run it. It’s a very low-key way to learn how to play the game.

I try a simple play: HB slam. The halfback is supposed to take the ball from the QB and run it up the middle.

I start it, and the game runs the play on its own to demonstrate. Except: it didn’t run the way it was supposed to. The offensive line melted and halfback got pancaked the instant he touched the ball. I sat there, dumbfounded, as the computer completely screwed itself.

Then John Madden spoke up, “There. See how it’s done? Now you try it.”

Nice one, thanks John.

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1Oh. A comment. How droll.

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  1. ME AGAIN says:

    i thought Eric was way too good at that damn game. it turns out the game is actually dumber than eric himself

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