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Re: Wrestling Video Game Thread

Post by Big Boss Man » Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:32 pm

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I really wish there was some way to play the old EWR game on my iphone or WWE would release something similar. I'm dying for some sort of promotion/booker game I can play on the go
There's 80s Mania and Booking Revolution but they're not as detailed as EWR or TEW. I get what you mean though, kinda like MLB Manager (which is a scaled down OOTP Baseball) for Android/iOS. There was an old webpage full of freeware Wrestling sims (I forget its name unfortunately), if they are DOS executable you might be able to run it with DOSBox.

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Re: Wrestling Video Game Thread

Post by handwrittenhysteria » Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:27 am

I remember trying 80s Mania but it was too gimmicky. Maybe it's for the best, I sunk waaaaay too much time into EWR back in the day

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Re: Wrestling Video Game Thread

Post by Big Boss Man » Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:55 am

Fire Pro & some of the DLCs on sale til July 9th


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Re: Wrestling Video Game Thread

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Dr. Zoidberg wrote:
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I had it for Playstation. Was it any better on Dreamcasr?

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Re: Wrestling Video Game Thread

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:30 pm

It was slightly better due to the more powerful hardware, but not by much.

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Re: Wrestling Video Game Thread

Post by Big Boss Man » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:22 pm

The Freem edition of VPW2 has the faces of Okada, KENTA, Omega, Ibushi & Naito among others in it so when making a CAW you can use their actual faces.

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Re: Wrestling Video Game Thread

Post by handwrittenhysteria » Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:42 pm

Fellas, I've not played a wrestling game since WWE Smackdown v Raw 2006 (with Batista and Cena on the front). What would you recommend as the closest wrestling game to that? I'm particular looking for the following modes:
- A booker/GM mode
- Create a PPV
- Create an entrance
- Create a title
- Lots of legends already in the game and access to a decent bank of CAWs for creating other legends (not bothered about a current roster for this reason)

Do I just jump in on WWE 2K19? I'm on PS4 btw

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Re: Wrestling Video Game Thread

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:15 pm

2K19 has all those things. I think all the recent releases do. The GM mode is now called Universe mode.

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Re: Wrestling Video Game Thread

Post by Big Boss Man » Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:46 pm

As an alternative, the Fire Pro World digital deluxe is 29.99 for PS4, usually it's like 74.99. It includes the Fire Promoter mode too

https://store.playstation.com/en-gb/pro ... ODELUXEEDI

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Re: Wrestling Video Game Thread

Post by handwrittenhysteria » Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:07 pm

Big Boss Man wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:46 pm
As an alternative, the Fire Pro World digital deluxe is 29.99 for PS4, usually it's like 74.99. It includes the Fire Promoter mode too

https://store.playstation.com/en-gb/pro ... ODELUXEEDI
I've always been a bit intimidated by how intricate FPW is, seems like I'd lose years of my life on it lol

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Re: Wrestling Video Game Thread

Post by Big Boss Man » Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:27 pm

I thought that too, but for me it's just a more enjoyable game overall. You can go overboard with it I agree, but say you just want to run a classic WWF fed, get those CAWs and stick with that and if you get the hang of it, build on from there. It used to be a tough game to learn because of the unique timing but FPW is the most accessible one by far I think.

These videos on how to play might give you an indication on whether it's for you or not


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Re: Wrestling Video Game Thread

Post by handwrittenhysteria » Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:04 pm

Yeah that gameplay aspect doesn't seem all that fun to me tbh so I'll probably just pick up 2K19 on the cheap.

Are there any particular CAW makers anyone would suggest for 80s old school wrestlers on PS4? I remember painstakingly having to make all mine way back in 2006 so it's a god send I can just download other peoples stuff now haha

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