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59 minutes ago, daleniland2k71 said:

1241317382_ads2.thumb.PNG.db44b39d907e659075fdcfc53e8529e4.PNGTHESE ARE MY FILES IN THE PLACES THAT ITS SUPPOSE TO BE ORIGINATED IN IVE TRIED SO MANY WAYS TO GET IT RIGHT AND WHEN IVE PUT THEM IN THE CORRECT PLACE ITS ANNOYING THAT IT ALWAYS COMES UP AS DEFAULTS FOR THE BANNERS AND THE AD BOARDS ARE ALWAYS BLANK AND BLACK I REALLY HOPE SOMEONE CAN HELP ME WOULD BE MUCH APPRECIATED ITS KINDA FRUSTRATING AND ANNOYING

First of all drop the capitals it is considered shouting and is very rude when someone is taking the time to help you!

You have not posted a image of where you have placed the xml files which is what I suspect is causing the issues you are experiencing

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oh im so sorry im new to this sorry for that i really appreciate you helping me i really do i'm just adjusting to this sorry! there you go

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40 minutes ago, daleniland2k71 said:

oh im so sorry im new to this sorry for that i really appreciate you helping me i really do i'm just adjusting to this sorry! there you go

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This is your issue, the xml files are in the wrong place make a folder called 'ads' in your football manager 2020 folder and place the xml files there, like the screenshot below

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thankyou very much its working now its much appreciated for all your hard work yourdoing and keep safe because of whats going in this world hope you and your fam is safe and okay! 

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8 minutes ago, daleniland2k71 said:

thankyou very much its working now its much appreciated for all your hard work yourdoing and keep safe because of whats going in this world hope you and your fam is safe and okay! 

No problem, glad you got it working! Stay saffe too!

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Hello! Thank you so much for making this, it looks great.

I thought I followed the instructions, but I am seeing blurry Football Manager 2000 logos on the ad boards, so I must've made a mistake somewhere along the way...

Any idea what I did incorrectly and what I can do to fix it? I am in Serie B on a Mac. (Something seems to wrong with the forum today and I can't upload an image.)

Thanks!

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UPDATE: Played another match and the ad boards are black now. Not sure what changed or why...

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2 hours ago, Weston said:

Hello! Thank you so much for making this, it looks great.

I thought I followed the instructions, but I am seeing blurry Football Manager 2000 logos on the ad boards, so I must've made a mistake somewhere along the way...

Any idea what I did incorrectly and what I can do to fix it? I am in Serie B on a Mac. (Something seems to wrong with the forum today and I can't upload an image.)

Thanks!

You have not installed the patch correctly, your file locations must exactly match those in the installation video below

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1 hour ago, rabcp said:

You have not installed the patch correctly, your file locations must exactly match those in the installation video below

 

 

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Is there one of these videos for Mac? I thought I did everything correctly, but if I didn't I don't know how to determine where I went wrong. Is there a specific kind of mistake that would cause FM00 logos to appear and then be replaced by black boards that I can check to see if I made?

Alternately, is this perhaps a side effect of playing a club that was promoted from Serie C, or something of that sort?

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8 hours ago, Weston said:

Is there one of these videos for Mac? I thought I did everything correctly, but if I didn't I don't know how to determine where I went wrong. Is there a specific kind of mistake that would cause FM00 logos to appear and then be replaced by black boards that I can check to see if I made?

Alternately, is this perhaps a side effect of playing a club that was promoted from Serie C, or something of that sort?

You where seeing adboards with the Football Manager 2008 logos on them as the XML file can not locate the static adboards so it loads these as a fall back, this means the static ads are in the wrong location, the static ads within your graphics folder should be in this path:

Users/YOUR Mac USERNAME/Library/Application Support/Sports Interactive/football manager 2020

 

The black ads means the XML can not load the video ads in to you game, this means that they are in wrong location or that your system can not handle 'HD' graphics, the 'simatchviewer_uncompressed' folder should be in this location:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Football Manager 2020\data

If that is correct then go this location C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Football Manager 2020\data\simatchviewer_uncompressed\videos and rename the 'HD' folder to 'SD' this tricks the system into treating the same graphics as standard definition.

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4 hours ago, rabcp said:

You where seeing adboards with the Football Manager 2008 logos on them as the XML file can not locate the static adboards so it loads these as a fall back, this means the static ads are in the wrong location, the static ads within your graphics folder should be in this path:

Users/YOUR Mac USERNAME/Library/Application Support/Sports Interactive/football manager 2020

 

The black ads means the XML can not load the video ads in to you game, this means that they are in wrong location or that your system can not handle 'HD' graphics, the 'simatchviewer_uncompressed' folder should be in this location:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Football Manager 2020\data

If that is correct then go this location C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Football Manager 2020\data\simatchviewer_uncompressed\videos and rename the 'HD' folder to 'SD' this tricks the system into treating the same graphics as standard definition.

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Thank you for your reply. Does this not look correct? I have a pretty new system (see below) so I don't think the HD / SD thing is the issue, but if the above looks right to you I will change that and shut everything down and reopen it all to try it. Apologies, this area is not my strongsuit.

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1 hour ago, Weston said:

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Thank you for your reply. Does this not look correct? I have a pretty new system (see below) so I don't think the HD / SD thing is the issue, but if the above looks right to you I will change that and shut everything down and reopen it all to try it. Apologies, this area is not my strongsuit.

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From the above images, the xml files are in the correct location alongside the video ads so I would try the HD/SD trick with them. You have not posted your graphics folder setup though and this is where I believe the issue is

 

Going by the dates of your files you do not seem to have the newest version of the patch, I'd recommend that you install V1.2 of the patch as part of your troubleshooting https://www.mediafire.com/file/h91ik2mxv3zq0ic/FM20_Adboard_Project_v1.2_update_MAC.zip/file

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8 hours ago, rabcp said:

From the above images, the xml files are in the correct location alongside the video ads so I would try the HD/SD trick with them. You have not posted your graphics folder setup though and this is where I believe the issue is

 

 

 

Going by the dates of your files you do not seem to have the newest version of the patch, I'd recommend that you install V1.2 of the patch as part of your troubleshooting https://www.mediafire.com/file/h91ik2mxv3zq0ic/FM20_Adboard_Project_v1.2_update_MAC.zip/file

 

I changed HD to SD and downloaded the update and replaced all the old files with the new ones. Still nothing.

Here is the graphics folder. Is this not right? I noticed that the graphics folder on the new update is empty.

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Oddly the matches seem to be alternating between black ad boards and Football Manager 2008 ad boards. I've gone back to look at highlights of previous matches and they are not changing retroactively, though. So perhaps it has something to do with home / away or the club I am playing? Still not sure why either happen, though.

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11 hours ago, Weston said:

Oddly the matches seem to be alternating between black ad boards and Football Manager 2008 ad boards. I've gone back to look at highlights of previous matches and they are not changing retroactively, though. So perhaps it has something to do with home / away or the club I am playing? Still not sure why either happen, though.

  Black adbaords are loaded pitchside when video ads can not be found and the Football Manager 2008 adboards are displayed when the static ads can not be found. In other words the game can not find the required files which means they are missing! Does this issue occer with other leagues, preview a Serie A game and tell me the results

11 hours ago, Weston said:

I changed HD to SD and downloaded the update and replaced all the old files with the new ones. Still nothing.

Here is the graphics folder. Is this not right? I noticed that the graphics folder on the new update is empty.

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That looks correct but the folder appears to be empty? there should be over 4,000 files in the ads folder and 700 alone from update V1.2

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9 hours ago, rabcp said:

  Black adbaords are loaded pitchside when video ads can not be found and the Football Manager 2008 adboards are displayed when the static ads can not be found. In other words the game can not find the required files which means they are missing! Does this issue occer with other leagues, preview a Serie A game and tell me the results

That looks correct but the folder appears to be empty? there should be over 4,000 files in the ads folder and 700 alone from update V1.2

I don't know how to preview a Serie A match, but I did "attend" one, which I've never done before. It looks like there's stuff at the top but not the bottom. So does this mean that static boards are working but not video ones? (Side note: Why is everyone wearing brown instead of Juve or Napoli colors?)

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I'm confused what you mean, the ads folder does not seem empty to me. Here is one example of images inside and the path to get there:

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1 hour ago, Weston said:

I don't know how to preview a Serie A match, but I did "attend" one, which I've never done before. It looks like there's stuff at the top but not the bottom. So does this mean that static boards are working but not video ones? (Side note: Why is everyone wearing brown instead of Juve or Napoli colors?)

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I'm confused what you mean, the ads folder does not seem empty to me. Here is one example of images inside and the path to get there:

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You are missing multiple files. redownload and install V1.0, V1.1 & V1.2 of the patch, install in that order and it will all work

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maybe it is better, for some people, if you release AIO (All in One) Adboard Patch.
So, maybe, no conflicts getting.
maybe...

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On 02/04/2020 at 19:03, rabcp said:

You are missing multiple files. redownload and install V1.0, V1.1 & V1.2 of the patch, install in that order and it will all work

I deleted everything from before, re-downloaded all three downloads, and then installed them each in order, merging the folders each time. The XML stuff didn't give me the option to merge, it just said replace, so I kept that stuff the same.

I reloaded skin, closed the game, reopened the game, reloaded skin again, nothing.

Changed HD to SD, reloaded skin, and there are some static ad boards! Why would that change it, though - I thought this fix was for video ads not appearing?

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Does this look like it's supposed to? Excited to see what the video ones and club-specific ones are like - are there any of those in Serie B, or is all of Serie B just like this?

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On 03/04/2020 at 13:11, SpiderJu said:

maybe it is better, for some people, if you release AIO (All in One) Adboard Patch.
So, maybe, no conflicts getting.
maybe...

While I get the point, you make it is just not practical, the full pack is just shy of 700MB and I do not see the point of uploading a 700MB file for each update when less than 5% of the file would contain new content. Also, not everybody has access to uncapped high-speed internet.

99% of people are able to use this patch with no difficulty and the other 1% typically never read the instructions, FAQ or watch the support video’s before posting about the same issues…

18 hours ago, Weston said:

I deleted everything from before, re-downloaded all three downloads, and then installed them each in order, merging the folders each time. The XML stuff didn't give me the option to merge, it just said replace, so I kept that stuff the same.

I reloaded skin, closed the game, reopened the game, reloaded skin again, nothing.

Changed HD to SD, reloaded skin, and there are some static ad boards! Why would that change it, though - I thought this fix was for video ads not appearing?

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Does this look like it's supposed to? Excited to see what the video ones and club-specific ones are like - are there any of those in Serie B, or is all of Serie B just like this?

Because as I previously pointed you were missing files as you had not installed the pack correctly... In regards to your issue with the xml file, the read me file clearly states the following:

"When merging any folders follow the following instruction;
press and hold the Option key, then drag one folder to the location that contains a folder with the same name. In the dialogue that appears, click Merge."

Video ads will only show for the bigger clubs within Serie B as they are dependent on club reputation, stadium size and league reputation.

 

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@rabcp I have installed FM19 v 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, EPL updates part 1 and 2.  These have worked wonderfully on FM20.  What new updates should I install for the FM20 adboard project?  1.1 and 1.2?  Or should I go all the way back to 1.0 and install in order?

FYI, when I click on the link in the initial post to download version 1.1 of the FM20 adboard patch it actually pulls down a document verison of 1.0 update PC.  The other one is version 1.2 update PC.

Thanks so much for making this great patch!!!

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On 09/04/2020 at 15:10, Enos said:

@rabcp I have installed FM19 v 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, EPL updates part 1 and 2.  These have worked wonderfully on FM20.  What new updates should I install for the FM20 adboard project?  1.1 and 1.2?  Or should I go all the way back to 1.0 and install in order?

FYI, when I click on the link in the initial post to download version 1.1 of the FM20 adboard patch it actually pulls down a document verison of 1.0 update PC.  The other one is version 1.2 update PC.

Thanks so much for making this great patch!!!

Thanks @Enos

 

If you have all of the FM19 packs installed then you only need V1.1 and 1.2 of the FM20 editions. The links are correct I just forgot to rename the files before uploading, hence them saying v.1.0 instead of v.1.1

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22 hours ago, rabcp said:

Thanks @Enos

 

If you have all of the FM19 packs installed then you only need V1.1 and 1.2 of the FM20 editions. The links are correct I just forgot to rename the files before uploading, hence them saying v.1.0 instead of v.1.1

Thank you @rabcp!

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All up and running, took a couple of attempts but looks good! :)

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Love the vids in this, and the 'fan' banners from the other.   gonna have to merge and clean up, so i can have both :) 

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Hi, Is there a gamepass directory for these?

Appreciated! :D

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Posted (edited)

HI, absoloutely love these.

 

However, during Champions League games I am only seeing the red Nissan video ad on a loop. I'm sure there are more in the pack.

 

Why is it stuck on Nissan? Can anyone help?

Edited by WKTHFC

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thanks for the pack! i have one problem though, the video ads at pitch level work great but the static one at the top in the stands are blank 

 

solved, my graphics folder had a capital G instead of all lowercase

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On 09/05/2020 at 11:24, WKTHFC said:

HI, absoloutely love these.

 

However, during Champions League games I am only seeing the red Nissan video ad on a loop. I'm sure there are more in the pack.

 

Why is it stuck on Nissan? Can anyone help?

Anyone have a solution to this? It is really bugging me!

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Posted (edited)

The FM20 Adboard Project V1.3

Download

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New Leagues/Cups
bel.pngBelgium
Croky Cup (DylaanAG ads)

Updated Leagues/Cups
bel.pngBelgium
Jupiler Pro League (DylaanAG ads)
gre.pngGreece
Super League Greece (Mysterio ads)
rus.pngRussia
Russian Premier League (map788 ads) (Video ads)
Russian Football National League (map788 ads)
Russian Cup (map788 ads)
svn.pngSlovenia
Slovenian PrvaLiga (Aljo24 ads)

Updated Clubs
rus.pngRussia
Akhmat Grozny, Arsenal Tula, CSKA Moscow, Dynamo Moscow, Krasnodar, Krylia Sovetovy, Lokomotiv Moscow, Orenburg, Rostov, Rubin Kazan, Spartak Moscow, UFA, Ural Yekaterimburg & Zenit Saint Petersburg (all map788 ads) (all Video ads)

New Clubs
bel.pngBelgium
Anderlecht, Antwerp, Cercle Brugge, Charleroi, Club Brugge, Eupen, KAA Gent, KRC Genk, KV Kortrijk, KV Mechelen, KV Oostende, Royal Excel Mouscron, Sint-Truiden, Standard Liege, Waasland-Beveren & Zulte Waregem (all DylaanAG ads)
fra.pngFrance
Paris FC
ger.pngGermany
Bayer Leverkusen (Video ads), Bayern Munich (Video ads) & FC Koln (Video ads)
gre.pngGreece
AEK Athens, AEL Larissa, Aris Thessaloniki, Asteras Tripolis, Lamia, OFI Crete, Olympiakos, Panathinaikos, Panetoklikos, Panionios, PAOK Thessaloniki, Volos & Xanthi (all Mysterio ads)
por.pngPortugal
FC Porto (Video ads)
svn.png Slovenia
Aluminij, Celje, Domzale, NK Bravo, Maribor, Mura, Olimpija Ljubljana, Rudar Velenje, Tabor Sezana & Triglav Kranj (all Aljo24 ads)
rus.pngRussia
FC Tambov (map788 ads) (Video ads) & PFC Sochi (map788 ads) (Video ads)

International Teams
rus.png Russia (crackvictor ads)

Fixes
Fixed issue with French Ligue 2 ads not displaying

I have dedicated 1000's of hours, making and coding adbaords for Football Manager since 2008. These adbaord patches have attracted over 100,000 downloads and remain the only real way to inject some personality into the Football Manager match engine. While this is a free patch if you wish to donate as way of thanking me for my time you can do so by the link below.


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Amazing work as always! :applause:

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hey i did evrything even changing from hd to sd but dosent work but i had in one other computer in a new account your "adboard rival" pack and it worked fine for the live ad boards so why is yours showing black? could you helped me please?

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On 24/06/2020 at 18:41, rabcp said:

The FM20 Adboard Project V1.3

Download

20200623203732-1.jpg 20200623204023-1.jpg 20200623204135-1.jpg
20200623204514-1.jpg 20200623204725-1.jpg 20200623204921-1.jpg

New Leagues/Cups
bel.pngBelgium
Croky Cup (DylaanAG ads)

Updated Leagues/Cups
bel.pngBelgium
Jupiler Pro League (DylaanAG ads)
gre.pngGreece
Super League Greece (Mysterio ads)
rus.pngRussia
Russian Premier League (map788 ads) (Video ads)
Russian Football National League (map788 ads)
Russian Cup (map788 ads)
svn.pngSlovenia
Slovenian PrvaLiga (Aljo24 ads)

Updated Clubs
rus.pngRussia
Akhmat Grozny, Arsenal Tula, CSKA Moscow, Dynamo Moscow, Krasnodar, Krylia Sovetovy, Lokomotiv Moscow, Orenburg, Rostov, Rubin Kazan, Spartak Moscow, UFA, Ural Yekaterimburg & Zenit Saint Petersburg (all map788 ads) (all Video ads)

New Clubs
bel.pngBelgium
Anderlecht, Antwerp, Cercle Brugge, Charleroi, Club Brugge, Eupen, KAA Gent, KRC Genk, KV Kortrijk, KV Mechelen, KV Oostende, Royal Excel Mouscron, Sint-Truiden, Standard Liege, Waasland-Beveren & Zulte Waregem (all DylaanAG ads)
fra.pngFrance
Paris FC
ger.pngGermany
Bayer Leverkusen (Video ads), Bayern Munich (Video ads) & FC Koln (Video ads)
gre.pngGreece
AEK Athens, AEL Larissa, Aris Thessaloniki, Asteras Tripolis, Lamia, OFI Crete, Olympiakos, Panathinaikos, Panetoklikos, Panionios, PAOK Thessaloniki, Volos & Xanthi (all Mysterio ads)
por.pngPortugal
FC Porto (Video ads)
svn.png Slovenia
Aluminij, Celje, Domzale, NK Bravo, Maribor, Mura, Olimpija Ljubljana, Rudar Velenje, Tabor Sezana & Triglav Kranj (all Aljo24 ads)
rus.pngRussia
FC Tambov (map788 ads) (Video ads) & PFC Sochi (map788 ads) (Video ads)

International Teams
rus.png Russia (crackvictor ads)

Fixes
Fixed issue with French Ligue 2 ads not displaying

I have dedicated 1000's of hours, making and coding adbaords for Football Manager since 2008. These adbaord patches have attracted over 100,000 downloads and remain the only real way to inject some personality into the Football Manager match engine. While this is a free patch if you wish to donate as way of thanking me for my time you can do so by the link below.


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hey i did evrything even changing from hd to sd but dosent work but i had in one other computer in a new account your "adboard rival" pack and it worked fine for the live ad boards so why is yours showing black? could you helped me please?

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