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Front Office Football Nine

This document serves as the manual for Front Office Football Nine. It's an agreement between the developer, Solecismic Software, and its customers.

In Front Office Football, you play the role of your favorite team's general manager. You determine your team's future through trading with opponents, negotiating contracts, bidding for free agents and building through the annual amateur draft.

You can also play the role of the armchair coach, setting game plans and depth charts, or even calling each play from an extensive playbook.

You can determine ticket prices and submit stadium construction plans for public approval. You can even move your team if the public won't properly support your franchise.

This manual has the following major sections:

  • Interface: How to navigate the game's interface.
  • Almanac Screens: A wealth of statistical information and record-keeping from your league.
  • Game Functions: Control over the simulation itself. The game progresses through stages as you simulate days.
  • Gamebook Screens: A detailed look at each game, statistics, play-by-play, a full recap with play diagrams.
  • Player Cards: Information about an individual player, including statistics, a game log and contract status.
  • Timeline: A description of the game's yearly timeline and what you can do to manage your team.
  • Game Settings: Settings affecting AI control of your franchise and some simulation elements.
  • Playbook: Details about the offensive playbook for your team.
  • Salary Cap: An overview of the league's salary cap and player contracts.
start.txt · Last modified: 2023/10/08 00:33 by solecismic