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  1. EHM Wishlist thread

    Search by player height would be a great addition. I'd also like to be able to see attribute colors when viewing players available in the draft, searches, etc. Love the game & can't wait for future updates, versions.
  2. OK, I think I figured it out. It seems that the image has to exactly match the screen size you've chosen for EHM 1. If the image is even slightly larger it won't display. I'm playing at 1440x900 and I had an image that was 1440x902. Once I resized it the background displayed. Thanks for your response Archibalduk.
  3. Is it possible to add individual player backgrounds that display when I select the player profile screen? I've enabled backgrounds which are in the data/pictures/backgrounds/clubs folder, and they work great. Is there a way to make a data/pictures/backgrounds/players folder work properly in game? I tried but it just disabled the image for that player's club. It led to a blank background because it apparently caused a conflict with the club background. Thanks for any advice. If this isn't possible now, is it something that could be implemented in the future for this release of the game?
  4. Solved this with the following: http://www.ehmtheblueline.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=117&t=15203
  5. Every time I start EHM it just leads to a flashing screen which then freezes up everything except the task bar. The game never makes it to the intro screens or main menu. I have to select "Exit Steam" from the task bar to eventually get EHM to close in order to regain control of my PC. I had started a new career with the TBL Rosters v9.1, and everything was fine. The problem started when I was trying to get background images (Arena Background Megapack from TBL) to display in the game. I was trying different in game screen resolutions in hopes of finding one that would display the background images. Everything was working fine until then. I have tried the following: 1. Verify Integrity of Game Files 2. Cleared Steam appcache 3. Removed background image files that I had added. 4. Removed every additional file that I had added (players, non-players, logos, sounds, etc.). 5. Uninstalled EHM 6. Re-installed EHM 7. Uninstalled again and attempted to find & remove any residual files from EHM. 8. Re-installed EHM again. Any ideas on fixing this would be greatly appreciated because as it stands now, I can't even open EHM.
  6. Creative target man

    I use my own variation of a 4-2-4 WB Wide formation. Djuric is set to TM with support role. Complete wing backs are set to support, and wingers are set to attack. Djuric's strike partner is set to poacher/complete/advance forward. In midfield I have a BWM with support and an AP with attack. CDs are set to defend. I play an overall up tempo, attacking style. I prefer tall players with speed in every position unless their ability makes up for their lack of stature. I attached my formation if you want to give it a try. I change things as each game progresses. i.e. more direct passing vs. short passing, tighter marking, level of closing down, overload, etc. I hope some of this helps you out. Celtic 4-2-4 WB Wide 1.4_C59EFAE7-CF65-4D73-8569-620B2FA587CE.fmf
  7. Creative target man

    Milan Djuric is probably my favorite player in FM. I buy him straight away for my Celtic side every year, and he works wonders for my team. He usually leads the SPL in goals, is close to the top in assists, PoM, average rating, etc. He plays very well in the Champions League too so it's not just against weaker competition where he thrives. I use him as a target man w/ support. His stats can be very misleading. The way I use him he's amazing - January 1st in my first season he has 26 goals, 14 assists, 8 PoM, and average rating of 7.88 in all competitions.
  8. I would like a save option for this area too. I manage 2 teams. and I use the same tactics for each. It's a real pain to have to make endless clicks to set up the opposition instructions multiple times. We have options to save every other aspect of our tactics except this area.
  9. Why isn't EHM advertised on the ad boards in FM17? Figured maybe I'd get a quicker, more detailed response over here than in the FM board. As a fan of EHM, I'd love to see it pop up on the ad boards & maybe see an increase in sales to spur on greater development.
  10. Thank you all for the input on this issue. I'll switch to the CB distribution to see if that solves the problem.
  11. My keepers refuse to follow my individual tactics that I've set up for them: Distribute quickly, Pass shorter, Fewer risky passes, Roll it out or Throw it long, and Distribute to full backs (my tactics have wing backs instead of fullbacks though). I have my team as whole playing a fast paced, attacking mentality, but set to build from the back with short passing out of the defensive zone. They, instead, blast the ball up the middle of the pitch every time to an opposition player. They constantly give possession away when my wing backs are totally unmarked and ready to begin a counter attack. Anyone else having issues with this? No matter how much I tweak this I still can't prevent any of my keepers from doing the same thing.
  12. FM17: Gems of Fm17

    Milan Djuric - Almost always the 1st player I buy every version of FM. Perfect target man £1.5m Region from Cesena Jaromir Zmrhal £1.5m Region from Slavia Prague Tomas Soucek £2m From Slavia Prague
  13. The 3D face would be great if the sideline manager was large enough to see the facial detail and that was the only place that we'd see the 3D image. It's not though, and I miss seeing my real picture along with all of the other real pictures that populate the game. As mentioned above, if you have facial hair your 3D image always comes out looking like you got hit by a bus. I like the game, but I don't like being stuck with a cartoonish manager image of myself. Please make this feature optional before the full release.
  14. I have to say that I'm a big fan of the Steam 20% off deal for loyal customers. I've bought every version back to the CM days & loved playing them. I anticipate that I'll have a great time playing this year's version as well. It's hard to believe that some of you would complain about the offer of a discount seeing that one of the most popular threads, as release day approaches every year, is the "Where's the best deal on FM?" thread. I for one say, thank you SI. I hope you do this every year.
  15. I have to agree with this because I've run into the issue quite a lot recently. I'm getting it with top grade prospects and top line NHLers just because they haven't played in a few games in a row when I'm trying to find out if they're surplus to requirements or not.