Summary: This is simply the best, detailed but not overly complex, more recent CM are dumb and shallow and other manager sims are either statistically weak or overly forcussed on mundane minutae. Get this or 00/01 to see what computer gming use to about when games were built with love and care.
Excerpt: absolutely legendary game. it set the precedent for all future champ games as well as the football manager games. lots of leagues, best scouting system of its time. also the unpolished gems you can find in scandinavia also make you feel like arsene wenger.
Excerpt: now this game is one of the oldest football mangaer games out if you are new to football manager games and want to learn how to play the game then this game is the game to start with you will still need a bit of football knowledge and patience but the game is a lot less complacated then the rest.
Summary: A very intelligent game with immense depth. Completely statistics driven, with no real graphics, you choose to manage any football team from any significant league in the world. Pick the team, choose the tactics, change training, choose your backroom staff, allocate your scouts, buy players, sell...
Excerpt: I have always found manager games extremely addictive but this game was the first of the championship manager games i played and i have to say that it leaves all the rest standing - and its still improving all the time.In this game you can play as teams from all kinds of countries like Argentina,...
Pros: Was the best game ever
Cons: Not so good because of recent releases but well worth a fiver
Excerpt: There is so many managerial games out there but there is only one that beats the lot and that has to be championship manager. So far all the games that have been released have all been flops then you got the champ manager series which looks like this Championship Manager Championship Manager 2...
Excerpt: Championship Manager is one of the best selling computer games ever on any format. A football management simulation, the secret of its success is the pure depth of the statistics that it contains as well as its incredible addictiveness.
Excerpt: Championship Manager 99/00 is a great game. I myself am not a huge fan of football but love the game all the same. It is less about football and more about tactical decisions like which players to buy and sell and how hard you can train your team without injuring them.
Excerpt: I remember when I first bought an Amiga for myself. It was when they were the computers to have and it cost £375. The first game I bought was Championship Manager 93. For nearly a year I played this game, day in, day out until Championship Manager 94 came out.
Pros: Easily the best football management simulation available .