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Championship Manager

Championship Manager is the first chapter in one of the most successful football manager games series. The first Championship Manager was a text-based British football/soccer simulation and included teams from four English divisions, European cups and domestic cups as well. Championship Manager was designed by Paul and Oliver Collyer and released by Domark Software in 1992 for DOS and also for Amiga and Atari ST.
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Main executable game file: champman/MANAGER.BAT.

DOS games can't run on Windows. You need a DOS emulator like DOSbox or D-Fend Reloaded. Follow these instructions to run DOS games on Windows 10 or later systems.

Championship Manager review

Championship Manager(CM) is the dangerously addictive football manager simulation game that makes you wonder if sleep is overrated. Prepare to enter a world where numbers and statistics reign supreme, where scouting players feels like you're assembling your own Avengers team, and where tactical decisions hold more weight than your post-match pizza indulgence. CM's database is so comprehensive, it's like the football gods themselves bestowed upon it the gift of encyclopedic knowledge. Trust me, you'll find yourself googling players from distant leagues at 3 a.m., wondering if that hidden gem from Kazakhstan could be the key to your tactical triumph.

The user interface of Championship Manager is smoother than a Pirlo pass, guiding you effortlessly through the maze of managerial responsibilities. And let's not forget the match engine it's like having your very own virtual football stadium, complete with popcorn and intense nail-biting moments as your tactics unfold in front of your eyes.

As a manager, you'll have more control than a puppet master in a Pinocchio factory. Transfers, training, tactics, media interactions you name it, CM has got it. The depth of the game is mind-boggling, allowing you to dive into the managerial abyss or simply skim the surface like a graceful Gareth Bale bicycle kick.

Championship Manager is the embodiment of a football world that never sleeps. Player form, injuries, and transfers are ever-changing, keeping you on your toes like a midfielder tracking back. And if the thrill of outsmarting the AI isn't enough, the multiplayer modes will pit you against real-life managerial masterminds from every corner of the globe, transforming your virtual journey into an adrenaline-pumping global competition.

In the realm of football manager simulations, Championship Manager is the unrivaled champion. Its addictive gameplay, meticulous attention to detail, and the ability to make you question your sleep patterns make it a must-play for football fanatics and strategy enthusiasts alike. So lace up your virtual boots, prepare for sleepless nights, and let Championship Manager sweep you away into a world where football dreams and managerial madness collide in the most exhilarating way possible. Game on!

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In 1993, Intelek and UbiSoft used the Collyers' game code to produce a version for the French market, known as Guy Roux Manager (named after the legendary AJ Auxerre manager).

Also in 1993, the first Norwegian version was released, and the year later, an Italian version. Both the Norwegian and Italian versions featured real named players though, adding to the popularity of the game.

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Additional info about Championship Manager

Status: abandonware

Input: mouse, keyboard

Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk, cd-rom

Also published for: Amiga, Atari ST

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