GamingHeaven: Football Manager Live Preview

GamingHeaven writes: "Back in 1992 in the days when I had a Commodore Amiga and anyone could program a game in their bedroom a football management game was released which was the first in a long series of games to strip me of any sort of social interaction. That game was Championship Manager.

Programmed by the Collier brothers (founders of Sports Interactive) its simple text based interface dropped you into the complex world of management where you could play through four league divisions with a group of randomly generated players. The interface which was basic even by 1992 standards did nothing to take away from the complete addictiveness of the game and served only to hide a fascinating and complex gameplay mechanic from those who dismissed the title based on looks alone."

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