Thursday, February 13, 2020

#23: StreetSoccer (Mark's Top 50 - 2020)


  • rank: 2076
  • rating: 6.54
Print Status
  • don't think it's in print... but there are lots of copies available on the secondhand market
Why It's On The List
  • It doesn't so much simulate soccer (like Pursue the Pennant attempts to simulate baseball)... instead, it uses a backgammon-ish mechanic to simulate the feel of a soccer game - and does so brilliantly.
Tips & Tricks:
    • Like playing backgammon, winning at StreetSoccer is as much about the position you leave yourself in as well as pushing hard to score...
    • And like backgammon, what appears initially to be a random dice game actually reveals itself to be a very tactical game of risk & probability.
    • There are three different online PBEM versions of StreetSoccer... the one I used to play on (a lot!) was Little Golem.

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