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Re: [hockeydisk] Digest Number 1227

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  • Bruce Carriker
    Hmmm...how sad that brawls and simultaneous fights is considered an improvement. Ugh.
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 9, 2012
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      Hmmm...how sad that brawls and simultaneous fights is considered an improvement. Ugh.

      --- On Thu, 8/9/12, hockeydisk@yahoogroups.com <hockeydisk@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

      > From: hockeydisk@yahoogroups.com <hockeydisk@yahoogroups.com>
      > Subject: [hockeydisk] Digest Number 1227
      > To: hockeydisk@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Thursday, August 9, 2012, 3:31 AM
      > There are 3 messages in this issue.
      >
      > Topics in this digest:
      >
      > 1a. Re: Action PC Hockey 2012 comes out in a week 
      >  
      >     From: Dave Bole
      > 1b. Re: Action PC Hockey 2012 comes out in a week 
      >  
      >     From: Andrew Martin
      > 1c. Re: Action PC Hockey 2012 comes out in a week 
      >  
      >     From: Dave Bole
      >
      >
      > Messages
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > 1a. Re: Action PC Hockey 2012 comes out in a week
      >     Posted by: "Dave Bole" pensnr1fan@...
      > davebolenr1
      >     Date: Wed Aug 8, 2012 11:07 am ((PDT))
      >
      > I went to the web site and saw the 24 teams that come in
      > the
      > package with the game.  How do you plan on running a
      > league
      > using these teams. Or, do you get the 24 teams ALONG WITH
      > the 2011-12 season ?
      >
      > DAVE
      >
      >
      > From: bradutterstrom
      > Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2012 5:36 PM
      > To: hockeydisk@yahoogroups.com
      >
      > Subject: [hockeydisk] Action PC Hockey 2012 comes out in a
      > week
      >
      >  
      > http://dksports.com/hockey.htm
      >
      > I've been playing the 2011 version for the last 8 or 9
      > months. I am very impressed, honestly. In my opinion it's
      > better than APBA in almost every aspect.
      >
      > The biggest drawback, by far, is that it's not free, and
      > neither are season disks. It would be difficult to run an
      > online league like most of us do for APBA, because in order
      > to do so everyone in the league would need the game as well
      > as the given season disk (I think). So it can get quite
      > costly, and would be tricky to convert an entire league to
      > Action! because you'd have to convince all of your GMs to
      > buy the game and make the switch with you.
      >
      > That said, I'm now using Action! for most of my personal/fun
      > sims while still using APBA for my online league sims. I'm
      > toying with the idea of making the switch or trying an
      > online action league, though.
      >
      > The biggest/most fun change for me to the 2012 version is
      > that they are adding brawls and multiple simultaneous fights
      > to the game! You can view the website to see the other new
      > features.
      >
      > There is no free demo, BUT when you purchase the game it's a
      > 30 day money back trial. So if you want to try it out, I
      > would recommend waiting til the 9th so you don't pay for the
      > 2011 version and then want to buy the 2012 version again a
      > few days later. Or I suppose you could probably try the
      > 2011, then return it for refund, then buy the full 2012. Not
      > sure if it works that way.
      >
      > Anyway, just wanted to let you guys know that we're probably
      > a few days away from the best hockey sim to date hitting the
      > market!
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Messages in this topic (5)
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > 1b. Re: Action PC Hockey 2012 comes out in a week
      >     Posted by: "Andrew Martin" avmartin@...
      > avmartin
      >     Date: Wed Aug 8, 2012 12:40 pm ((PDT))
      >
      > The Deluxe game package has the full season + 24
      > championship teams.
      >
      >
      > Game Packages
      >
      > Deluxe Game Package – Only $44.00
      > Includes the complete 2012 Action! PC Hockey game, the
      > 2011-12 season, and
      > 24 Championship Teams from the past.
      > Save $5.00   If you own a previous edition of
      > Action! PC Hockey, use the
      > word UPGRADE as your discount code during checkout to get
      > the the upgrade
      > price of $39.00! This special upgrade offer is only
      > available with an
      > online purchase.
      >
      > Basic Game Package – Only $29.00
      > Includes the complete 2012 Action! PC Hockey game and 24
      > Championship
      > Teams from the past.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > > I went to the web site and saw the 24 teams that come
      > in the
      > > package with the game.  How do you plan on running
      > a league
      > > using these teams. Or, do you get the 24 teams ALONG
      > WITH
      > > the 2011-12 season ?
      > >
      > > DAVE
      > >
      > >
      > > From: bradutterstrom
      > > Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2012 5:36 PM
      > > To: hockeydisk@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: [hockeydisk] Action PC Hockey 2012 comes out
      > in a week
      > >
      > >
      > > http://dksports.com/hockey.htm
      > >
      > > I've been playing the 2011 version for the last 8 or 9
      > months. I am very
      > > impressed, honestly. In my opinion it's better than
      > APBA in almost every
      > > aspect.
      > >
      > > The biggest drawback, by far, is that it's not free,
      > and neither are
      > > season disks. It would be difficult to run an online
      > league like most of
      > > us do for APBA, because in order to do so everyone in
      > the league would
      > > need the game as well as the given season disk (I
      > think). So it can get
      > > quite costly, and would be tricky to convert an entire
      > league to Action!
      > > because you'd have to convince all of your GMs to buy
      > the game and make
      > > the switch with you.
      > >
      > > That said, I'm now using Action! for most of my
      > personal/fun sims while
      > > still using APBA for my online league sims. I'm toying
      > with the idea of
      > > making the switch or trying an online action league,
      > though.
      > >
      > > The biggest/most fun change for me to the 2012 version
      > is that they are
      > > adding brawls and multiple simultaneous fights to the
      > game! You can view
      > > the website to see the other new features.
      > >
      > > There is no free demo, BUT when you purchase the game
      > it's a 30 day money
      > > back trial. So if you want to try it out, I would
      > recommend waiting til
      > > the 9th so you don't pay for the 2011 version and then
      > want to buy the
      > > 2012 version again a few days later. Or I suppose you
      > could probably try
      > > the 2011, then return it for refund, then buy the full
      > 2012. Not sure if
      > > it works that way.
      > >
      > > Anyway, just wanted to let you guys know that we're
      > probably a few days
      > > away from the best hockey sim to date hitting the
      > market!
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Messages in this topic (5)
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > 1c. Re: Action PC Hockey 2012 comes out in a week
      >     Posted by: "Dave Bole" pensnr1fan@...
      > davebolenr1
      >     Date: Wed Aug 8, 2012 3:31 pm ((PDT))
      >
      > Thanks Andrew...that clears things up.
      > DAVE
      >
      >
      > From: Andrew Martin
      > Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2012 3:40 PM
      > To: hockeydisk@yahoogroups.com
      >
      > Subject: Re: [hockeydisk] Action PC Hockey 2012 comes out in
      > a week
      >
      >  
      > The Deluxe game package has the full season + 24
      > championship teams.
      >
      > Game Packages
      >
      > Deluxe Game Package – Only $44.00
      > Includes the complete 2012 Action! PC Hockey game, the
      > 2011-12 season, and
      > 24 Championship Teams from the past.
      > Save $5.00 If you own a previous edition of Action! PC
      > Hockey, use the
      > word UPGRADE as your discount code during checkout to get
      > the the upgrade
      > price of $39.00! This special upgrade offer is only
      > available with an
      > online purchase.
      >
      > Basic Game Package – Only $29.00
      > Includes the complete 2012 Action! PC Hockey game and 24
      > Championship
      > Teams from the past.
      >
      > > I went to the web site and saw the 24 teams that come
      > in the
      > > package with the game. How do you plan on running a
      > league
      > > using these teams. Or, do you get the 24 teams ALONG
      > WITH
      > > the 2011-12 season ?
      > >
      > > DAVE
      > >
      > >
      > > From: bradutterstrom
      > > Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2012 5:36 PM
      > > To: mailto:hockeydisk%40yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: [hockeydisk] Action PC Hockey 2012 comes out
      > in a week
      > >
      > >
      > > http://dksports.com/hockey.htm
      > >
      > > I've been playing the 2011 version for the last 8 or 9
      > months. I am very
      > > impressed, honestly. In my opinion it's better than
      > APBA in almost every
      > > aspect.
      > >
      > > The biggest drawback, by far, is that it's not free,
      > and neither are
      > > season disks. It would be difficult to run an online
      > league like most of
      > > us do for APBA, because in order to do so everyone in
      > the league would
      > > need the game as well as the given season disk (I
      > think). So it can get
      > > quite costly, and would be tricky to convert an entire
      > league to Action!
      > > because you'd have to convince all of your GMs to buy
      > the game and make
      > > the switch with you.
      > >
      > > That said, I'm now using Action! for most of my
      > personal/fun sims while
      > > still using APBA for my online league sims. I'm toying
      > with the idea of
      > > making the switch or trying an online action league,
      > though.
      > >
      > > The biggest/most fun change for me to the 2012 version
      > is that they are
      > > adding brawls and multiple simultaneous fights to the
      > game! You can view
      > > the website to see the other new features.
      > >
      > > There is no free demo, BUT when you purchase the game
      > it's a 30 day money
      > > back trial. So if you want to try it out, I would
      > recommend waiting til
      > > the 9th so you don't pay for the 2011 version and then
      > want to buy the
      > > 2012 version again a few days later. Or I suppose you
      > could probably try
      > > the 2011, then return it for refund, then buy the full
      > 2012. Not sure if
      > > it works that way.
      > >
      > > Anyway, just wanted to let you guys know that we're
      > probably a few days
      > > away from the best hockey sim to date hitting the
      > market!
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Messages in this topic (5)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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