Support our Sponsors:

Go Back   Touch Arcade > Games and Apps > iPhone and iPad Games

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-08-2014, 11:29 AM
ProStrategyFootball ProStrategyFootball is offline
Senior Member
iPhone 4S, iOS 5.x
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 266
Default Aging Players in Pro Strategy Football 2014

Hey, I'm still working through all this and testing, wanted to throw this out there in case anyone has some feedback.

What I'm doing is, at the end of a season:
(1) age all players one year
(2) for every active player, based on his age and position, calculate two values for every attribute (durability, speed, etc), increasePct and decreasePct. I plan on these being very small, with increasePct a little higher when they're young, and decreasePct increasing as they start getting pretty old for their position. Note that these differ for different attributes. So, for example, a great QB may not see his Leadership diminish even as he ages, but may start seeing his durability decrease or maybe his long passes.
(3) roll the dice for every attribute and see if it increases or decreases

In addition, your allocations into training and conditioning will affect the results during the season.

Here's the important point, though. I don't think you'll see many changes each season unless a player is very young or very old, and even then you won't always see changes. My fear is that if I increase young players every season, that'll be unrealistic, and on the other hand, I don't want to lose players too quickly.

The odds will differ based on age, though. There will be a higher chance of very young players increasing.

One last thing. Since I currently have team values for offensive and defensive lines, I'll have to assign a random chance of them decreasing, and a small chance of them increasing. If they do decrease, you're going to want to address that in the draft phase.

Let me know if you have any thoughts on this. I imagine the best test will be when it's in people's hands, though!
Reply With Quote

Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Copyright 2012, TouchArcade.com, LLC.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2008 - 2011, TouchArcade.com. Privacy Policy / DMCA Copyright Agent