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Game #711
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Micro League Football    View all Top Dogs in this genre
Sport   Football (American)

Rating: 7.5 (8 votes)

Micro League Football box cover

Micro League Football screenshot
Micro League Football is one of the true underdogs in the sports genre. The game is very easy to play because of the accessible menu interface and a very good use of the mouse. Even with its clunky graphics, the gameplay is slick and the play-calling and execution very realistic. You are given a selection of past powerhouse teams such as the 1960 Green Bay Packers, The 1984 49ers, the 1960 Eagles, etc., and with data disks that could be purchased separately, you could create leagues of any teams that you had stats for and play season schedules for, and dump your stats to the printer. Play is based on the abilities of real players so that if you had the 49ers you could let Montana pick a team apart with his deadly passing game, or if Cleveland was your team, Jim Brown could grind a team into submission with his power running. You can pick stadium, weather conditions and substitutes from your bench. Injuries, fatigue, weather conditions, and home field advantage factor heavily into the game. If you are really lazy you can set each coach to computer control and sit back and just watch. This was a very good game for its day. Microleague Football 2 updates the graphics to VGA and you get many different sound card choices. I rate them both a 4 out 5. Must-haves if you like to collect football games.

Reviewed by: Hugh
Designer: Unknown
Developer: Micro League
Publisher: Micro League
Year: 1991
Software Copyright: Micro League
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
Where to get it:
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If you like this game, try: Micro League Football 2, Tom Landry Strategy Football, John Elway's Quarterback

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