NHL 13 (XBOX 360) GWJHL Season - Week 6

Never mind. Figured it out.

Never mind. Figured it out.

magnus wrote:
Never mind. Figured it out. X4

Guys, I think magnus figured it out.

Sorry. Stupid iphone.

AbsolutTexan- Leafs
@Colorado
@Philadelphia
Anaheim
Boston
Chicago

I got married Friday, so I haven't been around to check GWJ. I'm leaving for our honeymoon tonight, and I will be gone until October 4th. Might as well boot me from the league, and I can rejoin when I get back. Or, if you can sim my CPU games but let the Goodjers play against the AI, that could work.

CptDomano, I hope to be on after 8 CST.

TheCounselor, congrats!! Stay in the league! Set up CPU AI and we'll play against you like that until you come back!

TheCounselor wrote:
I got married Friday, so I haven't been around to check GWJ. I'm leaving for our honeymoon tonight, and I will be gone until October 4th. Might as well boot me from the league, and I can rejoin when I get back. Or, if you can sim my CPU games but let the Goodjers play against the AI, that could work.

No prob. You don't need to drop. The game will sim the games you don't play when we roll.

I've been having a blast playing NHL 13 offline, with slightly tweaked sliders (to increase penalties and slow the game down a tad) on Pro. It's the perfect amount of challenge for my skill level -- I'm winning some, losing others, but the games are all competitive and fun. Easily the best version of NHL yet.

But I stink on All-Star. I mean, I'm just dreadful. In my non-human games in the GWJHL so far, I've lost them all and been outscored 16-3. In the last four games I've played, I've lost 4-0, 3-0, 2-0 and 2-0. I feel like I have zero time on the puck, the CPU picks my pocket with ease, skates past me at will, and makes tape-to-tape passes every time. I'm getting outshot 2:1 or 3:1, outhit by the same margin, and my passing percentage is typically 20%-30% lower than the CPU.

It's frustrating, not because I think the game is borked or anything (it's not), but just that my skill level is not up to All-Star (for sure) and I'm enjoying the game offline so, so much.

Anyway, I'll keep at it, but if it continues to be frustrating I may just play the human vs. human league games and sim the rest.

I love allstar. The key is defense. Play safe. I'll show you some tricks when we play our league game.

All my AI games are done just need to play the oilers

Anyone know if there is a way to disable manual goalie control? Played Anaheim last night and had a situation where the puck was sent back to my goal with an Anaheim skater chasing it in front of me. The puck got to the goal first and Thomas stopped it, but then just stood there with the puck on his stick. The Anaheim skater charged, poked, and dinked the puck in for a goal.

Now, I realized after the fact that as soon as Thomas stopped the puck, I was controlling him. I also realize there's probably a button combo for "fall on the puck". I don't want to have to remember all that in the heat of a game, I just want the AI to make him stop it and hold the puck. I'm fine with a faceoff. This worked fine in NHL12. Is this possible in NHL13?

Boudreaux wrote:
I also realize there's probably a button combo for "fall on the puck". I don't want to have to remember all that in the heat of a game, I just want the AI to make him stop it and hold the puck. I'm fine with a faceoff. This worked fine in NHL12. Is this possible in NHL13?

That's a good question (that I don't know offhand), but "Y" is the button to make the goalie fall on the puck. I usuallly just mash the crap out of it if I see the goalie do something dumb like that.

Just as a heads up for those that don't know, penalty shots/shootouts also use manual goalie controls, too. I'm not sure if that's a setting the league or if there's a menu option, but be prepared for that too!

I, for one, was not prepared for that in a game last night when Chicago got a penalty shot due to falling way too easily.

Sorry to the folks who sent me invitations on Saturday. I had my Xbox on to save the progress in a game I was 2/3 finished with, but I wasn't actually on until much later that night. I will try to be online for a few hours between 6pm and 9:30pm PST this evening to knock out whatever I can. I leave for Vegas after work tomorrow and will not be back until Saturday ... and that's only if I don't win several million dollars and decide to move there.

magnus wrote:
I, for one, was not prepared for that in a game last night when Chicago got a penalty shot due to falling way too easily.

Awww quit yer complaining--you still won that damn game!

Hey all! Sorry been neglecting GWJ due to the NFL!

LooseTooth

Calgary (0) vs. Edmonton (1) SO
Tampa Bay vs. Edmonton
Colorado vs. Edmonton
Montreal vs. Edmonton
Detroit vs. Edmonton
Edmonton vs. Detroit

4 of my 6 games are vs. GWJer's

Also, Congrats to TheCounselor!

Yo loosetooth! Is that your xbox tag?

Leroyog wrote:
Yo loosetooth! Is that your xbox tag?

No, I'm Rebellion Scum

PsychoKillerZ wrote:
Sorry to the folks who sent me invitations on Saturday. I had my Xbox on to save the progress in a game I was 2/3 finished with, but I wasn't actually on until much later that night. I will try to be online for a few hours between 6pm and 9:30pm PST this evening to knock out whatever I can. I leave for Vegas after work tomorrow and will not be back until Saturday ... and that's only if I don't win several million dollars and decide to move there.

I'm gonna try to be on for you. I'm going to head out to the gym now, but hopefully we can get our gam in this evening.

In other news, it's been rough week for the Blues so far, losing 2-1 games to both Colorado and Dallas. I led both games 1-0 in the second period. But I could not add goals or complete a shutout.I took Dallas to OT and hand chances, but could not cash in.

I have a fairly obligation free evening, so will be online tonight if anyone is around to play their league games.

sorry I missed this thread boys I would have loved together in on this. look forward to the next one. I'll have to arm wrestle Bordeaux over the B's lol

Here is my schedule, sorry it took so long to get posted.

JNacht - Boston Bruins

Anaheim @ Boston (win 2-1 OT)
New York @ Boston
Buffalo @ Boston
Boston @ Toronto
Boston @ Washington (loss 3-4 OT)
Minnesota @ Boston

If our league is set to All-Star for vs. CPU games, that explains a lot. I am now 1-0-4 in games vs. the CPU. Apparently this game takes some sort of special delight in stringing me out into overtime, then dropping the hammer.

Psycho, sorry I missed you last night. I took a lot longer t o get on, and missed you by 45 minutes apparently.

RooneyFan wrote:
sorry I missed this thread boys I would have loved together in on this. look forward to the next one. I'll have to arm wrestle Bordeaux over the B's lol

Feel free to join up with an available team. You can jump in and start playing right away if you'd like. GM Connected will easily let people jump in mid-season. And we are not all that far in.

Throwing this out there that both St.Louis and Lacalvier are available for trade. Stamkos is the only person who is untouchable

Also I'm not looking for anything in particular so offer anything from draft picks to players young or old.

Jordin tootoo

I hate Vincent LeCavalier with a passion, as he created tons of pain for me in some "friendly" games of NHL 2007.

That said, look for a trade offer from me tonight

If buy Jordan Tootoo you mean Pavel Datsyuk then OK lol.

magnus wrote:
I have a fairly obligation free evening, so will be online tonight if anyone is around to play their league games.

I'll try to jump on around 9pm Eastern tonight. If you're online, I'll ping you so we can get our game in.