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***NHL 13 Thread*** (Part 4)

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08-30-2012, 09:44 PM
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Yes there is another way of removing them. All you have to do is send them to some random Swedish Elite league team, and your set.
The safest way is to put them on a national team that has not reached the roster limit.

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08-30-2012, 10:08 PM
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Always edit the undrafted prospects before playing. EA outright sucks at making realistic ratings for them.
This is why I loved 2k, you could edit any player during franchise mode, I would always edit prospects.

All 2k games do this, even mlb and NBA.

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08-30-2012, 10:38 PM
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So how do you tie up a player's stick in front of the net?

Or is that just one of the many things the computer can do that the player can't?

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08-30-2012, 10:47 PM
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It's a lot of work to edit them all, and you gotta keep up with who they are or you'll miss a few. They should just try to do a little research and do it right.

Before they updated it, in NHL 11 guys like RNH, Landeskog, Murphy, Couturier didn't even had the right playstyle. RNH was a sniper, Landeskog a playmaker, Murphy a defensive defensemen, Couturier a sniper.
It's true that it's difficult to keep up with them all (especially if you start editing prospects who are 2-3 years away from their draft year), but even then, you could just pump up the stats/potential of some random kid and at least make a couple actual blue chip prospects for each draft year....Rather than getting a kid who's 19yo, not NHL ready, and has B- potential in the top 5 of the draft.

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08-30-2012, 11:10 PM
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Guess who played Tyson Barrie's copy of NHL 13, this guy.

And Vermette is 83 overall, just to confirm.


And Prospects in the 2013 draft are appropriate. Example: Mackinnon is the best player, all potential first rounders are first rounders (Shinkaruk, Monahan, Lazar, Morrissey)


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I'll downgrade Wickenheiser's attributes as soon as I turn my Xbox 360 on on 9/11.
You're a badass.

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08-31-2012, 12:14 AM
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The whole legends players thing is so tacky to me.

I'd sooner there be legend teams like they had with the Canadiens a few years back.

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08-31-2012, 12:30 AM
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Guess who played Tyson Barrie's copy of NHL 13, this guy.

And Vermette is 83 overall, just to confirm.


And Prospects in the 2013 draft are appropriate. Example: Mackinnon is the best player, all potential first rounders are first rounders (Shinkaruk, Monahan, Lazar, Morrissey)
fantastic

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08-31-2012, 02:07 AM
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Is EA's Season Ticket out yet? If so where can I find it?

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Is EA's Season Ticket out yet? If so where can I find it?
u can buy the EA season ticket at any time I believe, but you won't be able to play NHL 13 til 3 days prior to release.

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08-31-2012, 06:22 AM
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Is EA's Season Ticket out yet? If so where can I find it?
the NHL early release goes live at 6pm est on Friday the 7th and is active until 2am EST tuesday the 11th

You can find the download option for NHL 13 within the season ticket app it's self.

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08-31-2012, 06:48 AM
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Guess who played Tyson Barrie's copy of NHL 13, this guy.

And Vermette is 83 overall, just to confirm.


And Prospects in the 2013 draft are appropriate. Example: Mackinnon is the best player, all potential first rounders are first rounders (Shinkaruk, Monahan, Lazar, Morrissey)
How come Barrie already has a copy?

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08-31-2012, 09:28 AM
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Wow what a completely unreasonable response to my post.
Wasn't towards your post, although I used a part of it to point out the rest of this thread.

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08-31-2012, 09:36 AM
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has anyone else noticed that when you skate backwards over the opposing blue line, you never get called for an offside, even though you were obviously over the line before the puck was?

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08-31-2012, 09:39 AM
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A mistake that probably made them money.
It's what you call unsastainable profit of short term gains, long term losses. Lol, proof is in this thread with upset customers announcing they won't buy the game or something among those lines.

Anyway, like I said- the loss is for those who are 'into' this kind of stuff, because the truth is - it's a VERY shallow feature that is up there with informercials on TV for the uneducated.


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08-31-2012, 10:10 AM
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Is it just me but I just cannot win a faceoff for my life

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08-31-2012, 10:58 AM
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has anyone else noticed that when you skate backwards over the opposing blue line, you never get called for an offside, even though you were obviously over the line before the puck was?
It's because you can do that in the real NHL. As long as you have control of the puck, and you are the first one over the blueline.

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08-31-2012, 11:01 AM
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has anyone else noticed that when you skate backwards over the opposing blue line, you never get called for an offside, even though you were obviously over the line before the puck was?
A player can't make himself offside. Not gonna bring out the rule book or anything, but I'm 99% that's the case. Rick Nash patented that ****

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08-31-2012, 11:03 AM
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It's what you call unsastainable profit of short term gains, long term losses. Lol, proof is in this thread with upset customers announcing they won't buy the game or something among those lines.

Anyway, like I said- the loss is for those who are 'into' this kind of stuff, because the truth is - it's a VERY shallow feature that is up there with informercials on TV for the uneducated.
How is EA going to lose money long term because of legends? This thread is no way representative of demographic that purchases the EA NHL series. Most NHL gamers are casual fans who like things like legends.

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08-31-2012, 11:19 AM
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I'm pretty sure you can make yourself go offside. The puck always has to go in first, even if you're the one controlling it.

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I'm pretty sure you can make yourself go offside. The puck always has to go in first, even if you're the one controlling it.
100% correct

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08-31-2012, 11:54 AM
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100% correct
Wrong. a player with possession of the puck may precede the puck into the zone provided he (or she, wickenheiser) has control of the puck and is first into the zone.

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08-31-2012, 12:38 PM
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I'm pretty sure you can make yourself go offside. The puck always has to go in first, even if you're the one controlling it.
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100% correct

200% (?) wrong. http://www.nhl.com/ice/page.htm?id=26497

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08-31-2012, 12:41 PM
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Is it just me but I just cannot win a faceoff for my life
hold the right thumb stick East; at the puck drop, move it clockwise to South. That should help (I sucked at it too).

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hold the right thumb stick East; at the puck drop, move it clockwise to South. That should help (I sucked at it too).
I find mixing it up helps. I try some pulling straight back (starting backand seems to work better than forehand), starting backhand and rotating up and away will do a stick lift then pull back, starting forehand and rotating up and away will tie up the guy and kick the puck back, and pushing left stick forward right stick back sometimes works just to tie up the guy and hope your wingers grab the loose puck. I'd say I'm hitting about 50%, if one method isn't working just try switching it up, I find the same thing isn't necessarily as successful game to game.

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