I powered up my old CM 03/04 game recently and remembered there was a 'cheat' tactic called 'Diablo' something or other. I DO NOT want to use this tactic although I would like to know what the tactic was exactly (Formation, player and team instructions please) so I can avoid it. I have searched on google for it, but all I can find are a couple of threads from other forums just talking about it and a download from some website from Turkey. So if anyone could tell me exactly what the Tactic was I will be very grateful.
Nah - I honestly don't want to use it, I don't see the point in cheating. I love the feeling of winning a tight game, winning nearly every match easily would be boring. Has anyone got a definite answer?
It's definitely a MC with a loony run forward to the SC position. The defenders can't cope with it, apparently. There was a whole load of threads about it in the tactics forum here once, I don't know if they're still around.
If you wanna know what it was, just download it and then you will know what to avoid. You dont have to use it. Thats your own moral decision. But its silly to ask what it was when you have been given a link to it.
In addition to the MC with a long forward arrow to SC, didn't the 2 strikers also have side arrows to move them wide? This worked best against teams with a flat back 4 (most AI teams) as the two DCs would man mark the strikers and get pulled wide, allowing the MC a free run at goal.
I used this tactic back in the day and thought I was really good at the game because I was thrashing every team in sight. Found out many years later after I got the internet that it was a flaw with the game!
The tactic involved having 2 strikers with sideways arrows and using an AMC just behind them with a forward arrow running into the space created by the 2 strikers pulling the 2 DCs out wide. The ME couldnt cope with that and the AMC will score bucketloads of goals. Remember Oskarsson?
I remember trying it out and putting Orri Freyr Oskarsson as the CM. Turns out, the CB's would mark the 2 strikers and leave the CM to run forward unguarded. You can see how the match engine would have been confused, having such a deep player suddenly turn up as a third striker with nobody to mark him. It was fixed eventually.