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  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio - Episode 50

    in Video Games

    Welcome back Sim Gamers! Can you believe this is our 50th show? We thank you guys for all of the support. We have a great show lined up for you with some solid topics to cover. In the second hour we will open up the line to callers. Please be mindful of others and keep your thoughts and questions short. We look forward to all of your calls, comments, and questions. A brief description of tonight's topics are listed below. See you guys tonight!


     


    The Video Game Mentality - We will discuss the difference between accepting realism and expecting everything to work. Some gamers want everything to work all the time and won't accept anything less. Are sim gamers really ready for a full blown authentic sports game? Can you accept when something legitmate happens?


     


    Unfair Expectations for Joe Montana Football 16 - We will discuss how putting too many expectations on JM16 could be harmful to the brand. If JM16 is not all you expect it to be will you still support it? What are you expecting from a year one game? What are some realistic expectations you have for JM16.


     


    Is Madden's engine broken - You hear alot of people say that Madden's engine is broken, does EA need to change the engine to produce a quality football game? Is the engine broken or is new code and tech required? What about Madden's engine is broken, this is a question we would like to pose to our callers as well.


     


     


     


     


     

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio - Episode 49

    in Video Games

    Welcome back Sim Gamers! We have a great show lined up for you tonight with some solid topics. Listed below is a brief description of tonight's topics. In the second hour we will open up the lines for callers. We look forward to your calls, thoughts, and participation. 


     


    Micro Transactions in gaming - Do they help, hurt, or ruin gaming and your gaming experience? How does Ultimate Team allow micro transactions and normal gaming to co-exist? We will provide our thoughts on the subject. 


     


    Physics being harder to produce in a football game - We will discuss the challenges of having true physics in a football game. Is it easier to produce physics in Hockey, Soccer, Boxing, etc? 


     


    HipHopGamer's public perception - Why does he get such a bad rep from some people? Is he not look any other journalist? Do some people miss out on information because of their dislike towards HHG? We will also breakdown some of the key points that were mentioned in HHG's gamers latest Joe Montana Football video. 


     


     

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio - Episode 48

    in Video Games

    Welcome back Sim Gamers. We are happy to be back live on the air tonight. Hope everyone had a Happy Easter! We have a great show lined up for you tonight with a good amount of topics. A brief the description of tonight's topics are listed below. On tonight's show we are looking for community feedback, in the second hour we will open up the lines to our callers. Community feedback will be very important tonight. We look forward to all of your calls, thoughts, and comments. See you at 8pm est. Sim is the Movement!


     


    In 2015, what can be done about the 2005 debacle? - We touched on this briefly on a prior show but we want to go a step further. We will discuss the community's frustration with Madden since Madden 06.


     


    What do you hate about Madden? -  This topic is really for the callers and the community in general. We would like to hear from the community on this one. We will also discuss the things that frustrate us about Madden. 


     


    Top 10 list of things left to fix in Madden, gameplay only - This is another subject that is directed to the callers. We will also give our list of things that still need to be address in Madden. This will be a gameplay only list. 


     


    Older Football games that still have plenty of life - This is a topic that was brought up by MrKingJavo. What are you doing to enjoy older football games? What prevents you from playing them? Why isn't older football games supported more? Does older football games satisfy your football itch?

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio Episode 42

    in Video Games

    Welcome back Sim Gamers! We have a great show lined up for you tonight. Listed below is a brief description of tonight's topics. 


    Rex Dickson - We will give our reactions to Rex's surprise call to the show last week. What exactly is he saying? Why is there so much push back to the information he'ssharing? Do you believe that they are trying to do the best they can with Madden?


    Madden Ratings - We will discuss a recent article on fivethirtyeight.com written by Walt Hickey. What ratings should be tangible in the game? How can we get the combine to be more of a factor to determine ratings and skills in CFM? Should ratings be more than just Letter grades and numbers? What is the key component that is missing from Madden's ratings system?


    In the 2nd hour we will open up the lines up to the callers. We look forward to your calls, thoughts, and comments! 

  • 02:01

    Sim Standard Radio Episode 41

    in Sports

    Welcome back Sim Gamers! We have another great show lined up for you tonight. Below you will find a brief description of tonight's topics. 


    Does unbiased gamers still exist? We will discuss the bias behavior that goes on in the gaming community. We will also discuss how bias behavior can hurt the progression of these games. 


    Is NBA 2K a bigger franchise than Madden NFL?  This discussion will be in regards to a recent interview with Strauss Zelnick, Chief Executive of the company that owns 2K Sports. Did Zelnick give confirmation that there will not be an unlicensed football game from 2K?


    The Order1886- With the news of the short story mode coming out earlier this week, do you think that will affect sales? Will the game still be good? Is it still a day one purchase? Is there enough replay value?


    In the second hour we will open up the line for callers. We look forward to your calls, thoughts, and comments! See you guys at 8pm est. 

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio Episode 38

    in Sports

    Welcome back Sim gamers, we have another great show lined up for tonight. Listed below is a brief description of the topics we will cover tonight. 


    Are sim gamers really ready for a simulation game? We have seen a lot of complaints about sim aspects in Madden, how will you feel when things like bobbled snaps are in the game.


    Is there any real value of games that are out of print such as All Pro Football 2K8 and NCAA 14? Do you take the time to go back and play them often?


    How do you feel about Deflate Gate? How does that make you feel about the Patriots? Does that take away from what they have done the last 10 years? 


    Another mini video has surfaced from what we assume will be Joe Montana 16. Are you tired of waiting for concrete information about the game?


    In the 2nd hour we will open up the line for callers. We look forward to your questions and comments. Thanks for listening!

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio Episode 39

    in Sports

    Welcome back Sim Heads, we have a nice show lined up for you tonight. Listed below is a brief description of our topics for tonight. In the second hour we will open up the lines to callers. We look forward to your thoughts and comments. Sim Is The Standard!


    Madden NFL CFM Mode - We will be discussing things we would like to see in Madden's CFM, from top to bottom. We will also dicuss CFM elements we would like to see in Madden 16. 


    Sliders debate - Smitty and Azure will debate their differences with sliders in games like Madden. What should sliders actually do for the game. Do they help to restrict or improve Sim gameplay?


    NBA 2K15 and NBA Live 15 - Are you tired of the animation takeover in NBA 2K? If NBA Live 15 was a bit more refined would NBA 2K15 been in trouble?


    Thank you for tuning in. Enjoy the show!

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio Episode 33

    in Sports

    On tonight's show we will be talking some Madden football. Of course there's not much more we can say about Madden, but we need to make sure the message is out there to help get what we want. There are a few areas we won't to focus on. Does Madden have more potential than most would give it credit for? Are you playing in Sim leagues and if so how has that affected your experience with the game? What things have you seen during this year's NFL season that are not available in Madden? What things would you like to see addressed in Madden 16. We also will be discussing what Sony's secret surprise might be. In the second hour the line will be open for callers. We look forward your thoughts and questions.

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio - Episode 46

    in Video Games

    Welcome Back Sim Gamers! We have another great show lined up for you tonight. Below you will find a brief description of tonight's topics. 


     


    The Past is The Past -  We will be discussing how the community lives in the past too much. There is nothing we can do about the past, all we can do is focus on the present and the future. Are we able to change anything that happened in the past?


     


    Unreal 4 expectations - We will be discussing the Unreal 4 Engine and what we expect to see from the engine in a sports game. Are there any sports games that currently run on Unreal 4? How do you feel about the trailer for the Unreal 4 Engine? What were your likes and dislikes?


     


    Cheese free sports games -  We will be discussing which sports games are free from cheese for the most part. Which games do not feel arcade? What things are being done in those games to give them a more realistic feel? 


     


    In the second hour we will open the lines for callers. We look forward to calls, thoughts, and comments. See you guys at 8pm est. 

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio - Episode 45

    in Video Games

    Welcome back Sim Gamers! We have another great show lined up for you this morning. Listed below is a brief description of tonight's topics. 


     


    Joe Montana Football 16 speculation - How do we feel about the recent screenshot? Does the screenshot confirm the game being available on consoles? Does it confirm whether or not the game will have an NFL license? What did we like about the screenshot?


     


    Dumbing down expectations for Joe Montana Football 16 -  We will be discussing how some community members seem to be dumbing down their expectations for the game. Some are even saying they prefer the game to not have an NFL license. We will be discussing how no NFL license will ultimately affect the game's chances of returning in the future. 


     


    Simulation Football League -  We will have the Commissioner of the SFL Cameron Irvine on the show. He will tell you guys what SFL is all about. We will also discuss how this is the way you represent your community. 


     


    In the second hour we will open up the line for callers. We look forward to your calls, comments, and thoughts. See you guys at 8 PM EST. 


     

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio - Episode 44

    in Video Games

    Welcome back SIm Gamers, we have a great show lined up for you tonight. There's not much to talk about right now in terms of gaming so we have some real world topics to discuss tonight. Listed below is a brief description of tonight's topics:


    2015 NFL Free Agency -  We will be discussing our thoughts on all of the Free Agency moves thus far. What moves do we like? What moves do we dislike? Is Chip Kelly a Genius or an Idiot? And much more. 


    Community Members comprehension - Do community members pay attention to what's going on? Do they realize that what we are trying to do has never been done before? Do they understand why we do it and who we do it for? 


    Point out flaws in games - We will discuss how easy it is to show all these games can be labeled as broken or flawed in breakdown videos. 


    In the second hour we will open up the line to callers. We look forward to your calls, thoughts, and comments. See you at 8pm est.