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Am i the only kid who has been playing FM?

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Look I am only 15, and have been playing Fm since i was 13 and was playing CM before that. I am wondering, do any other teens play this game? It's a great game but has really ****ed up school studies :p

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GioGio85   

I have played FM (and its old guise as CM) since I was was in my early teens and Im now 24.

It can certainly prove a distraction to school work (as my mum rightly said)....but Id say thats down to your personality. If FM didnt exist youd find something else to distract you. My room was never cleaner than it was at exam time. Still got a degree so not all bad!

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dontask   

theres plenty of under 18s that use this forum so in short, yes! i remember playing as a 16 year old back in 1999 as well lol

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Spart   

I start playing CM at 11 in 1998. So much time wasted on real life when i could have been playing more FM!

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GioGio85   

I loved the game in my teens, I remember buying Robbie Keane from Wolves for Spurs and he was amazing. He then joined Spurs for real :)

Still I have a better understanding of football in general now Im a tad older and I am less impetuous - so now enjoy long term challenges (lower league and career games), rather than the more short term successes I had as a teen.

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I am 17, I have played FM since FM2004, I still play FM2004 and FM2008. Saves on them I don't want to lose.

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Badass_   

20 years old. I started playing when I was 12 or something like that...but there were years when I didn't play.

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dan_lcfc   

Been playing manager games since I was about 10. (I think it was called Premier Manager or something like that, I lost the disk though...)

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Corkey   

Championship 1999/00 was 'thee' best. Ronaldo, Beckham and Veiri ;)

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Dodds'   

I'm 18 now and i've been playing these since around CM99/00 when my older cousin used to show me how to play, ive been hooked ever since.

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Zola444   

Just turned 14 now one of the youngest around I think :) but I started 07 when I was 10.

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I'm 15 and started playin FM about a year ago, got into it through a mate in school and haven't stopped since... literally

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dafuge   

I must have been about 12/13 when I first started playing CM, it was people at school that told me about it. It was about ten years later when I really got into it in a big way, which may have been linked to signing up to these forums.

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cruyff14   

I was eleven when i started playing it in 1993, my god I have been playing this game for a very long time!

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Kazza   

Well I am 58 now and my wife tells me I act like a kid so yeah I play FM.

Been playing FM for more years than the OP is old, I think (senior moment there)!

:)

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Toml86   

i started playing when i was 8 i think! CM2 on the commador with floppy disks!! i remember saying how rubbish the game was and its the biggest waste of time.....i was right i have wasted 16 years playing this game and not planning to stop anytime soon :)! ps im still rubbish at the game!

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Guest markyosullivan   
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I'm 16 coming 17 in February. :) I've been playing FM since it came out and i used to play some of the CM games.

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im currently 16 i played FM 2005 didn't play it again until 09 and from now on i will be buying ever copy. What been better lately is that ive just finished school in june so ive had all this time just playing FM but sadly ive got to find a job soon

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medo24   

I'm 21 now and have been playing since CM00/01 when i was around 11 and i have enjoyed every minute of it :)

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Started playing the CM series when I was 18 with CM00/01, but I've been playing footy management games since I was 13.

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heathxxx   

I was playing Football Manager when I was in my teens...

...but that was the very first Football Manager by Kevin Toms on a Spectum :)

Oh and when I read people complaining about SI's Football Manager 3D match engine today, this is why it always makes me chuckle...

fm.jpeg

Ahhh... the memories!

20080813-kr4hxatyc6tujnd92sj78bgqiu.preview.jpgzxspectrum_48k.jpg

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mg539   

I'm 21 and have been playing intermittently since I was about 12. Been playing it alot more since FM08 tho...

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Started playing as a 17 year old, with FM07, and never looked back.

LITTLE KNOWN FACT: I joined the forums originally because of EHM07. Then SI stopped producing the game, wandered over to the FM forums, and the rest is history. :)

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Dob1   

I'm almost 17 (just a few more days!) and I've played since I was about 8

Got hooked when I was bored and pestered my dad into buying CM00/01 for about a fiver 2 years after it's release and have bought every CM until the split. I bought CM08 and loved it but when no CM09 came out, I bought FM09 and haven't looked back.

I did take advantage of the pay what you want deal for CM10, but it was shocking, and I've played it for a total of 3 hours before going back to FM09 and waiting for FM10.

Sure my school work has probably suffered, but I did well in the GCSE's that have just come out and if it wasn't FM, it'd be Xbox/an online game or getting into trouble on the street.

Keep it up SI

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I'm 16 at the moment, but I've started playing CM3 when I was 7/8. Of course, I made some ill-fated decisions such as buying Division 3 top goalscorer Jamie Cureton and Wimbledon striker Jason Euell to Man Utd. :D

But, now I'm older, I've learnt to play the game properly rather than panic buy or buy 'past-their-peak' players etc.

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I was playing Football Manager when I was in my teens...

...but that was the very first Football Manager by Kevin Toms on a Spectum :)

Oh and when I read people complaining about SI's Football Manager 3D match engine today, this is why it always makes me chuckle...

fm.jpeg

Ahhh... the memories!

20080813-kr4hxatyc6tujnd92sj78bgqiu.preview.jpgzxspectrum_48k.jpg

Nominated for a golden what?

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