Home

Running the Option

This is a discussion on Running the Option within the NCAA Football forums.

Go Back   Operation Sports Forums > Football > NCAA Football
FIFA 21 Review
Tennis World Tour 2 Review
Doug Flutie's Maximum Football 2020 Review
Poll: Which next-gen console are you going to purchase? (Click to vote)
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-23-2009, 07:50 PM   #1
Pro
 
OVR: 9
Join Date: Oct 2008
Running the Option

Not that I'm complaining, but why do CPU contolled teams run the option with slow white qbs? It doesn't make any sense. The qbs seem to scramble a lot too. I'm in my Kentucky dynasty playing against Alabama and John Parker Wilson ran the option about 4 times in the 1st quarter and he's tried to scramble. It's a easy stop on defense but the strategy here doesn't make any sense. Has anybody else noticed this or is it just me?

Jon
jonmchugh007 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Advertisements - Register to remove
Old 01-23-2009, 08:39 PM   #2
Rookie
 
OVR: 7
Join Date: Dec 2008
Re: Running the Option

other than the fact that its uglier then poop, i have never noticed this.....

but i really hope that they fix the option in 2010..... the pitch relationship is terrible... as is the pitch itself..

make it more realistic.... whenever i see an option run in real life i get exited, but its kind of hard to get exited when its put together wrong....
zoltan is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2009, 10:10 PM   #3
Rookie
 
OVR: 3
Join Date: Nov 2008
Re: Running the Option

It's basically the programming of the game. Its the main thing that seperates the cpu from humans. The CPU can't fully adjust correctly to situations, so when the cpu "chooses" to run an option or even something like a QB draw the speed of the QB isn't considered.

Same reason the CPU runs the ball late in the 4th when its down by 2 or 3 scores.
Mojo23 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2009, 11:38 PM   #4
All Star
 
Tovarich's Arena
 
OVR: 26
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Arizona
Re: Running the Option

The playcalling by the CPU is just a complete abomination. The lack of deep passes, the total failure to recognize which plays to pick based on the talent of the team. They said someone's job was just to watch every team and put every play they ran in the playbook, but apparently they make up all sorts of stuff, because lots of people run that shotgun zone read stuff that Oregon loves to run, and they do it with people who run about as fast as Peyton Manning with an inflamed bursa sac. It's partly that the play shouldn't be there in the first place, and partly that the AI's play selection is dreadful. Some of this is caused by the poorly done pass-run ration of each team, and the poorly done playcalling aggression. That can sort of be fixed a little by editing it all before you start a dynasty, but it's so time consuming, and it never fixes it totally, but it can be improved a little by editing that.
Tovarich is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-24-2009, 11:57 AM   #5
Banned
 
OVR: 31
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Posts: 4,137
Blog Entries: 5
Re: Running the Option

I think NCAA football is aimed towards online play. Therefore people who play the CPU are left in the dust since EA does not include any type of difficulty customization as far as complex sliders, coaching tendencies, player tendencies.....

Makes for a very dull game for the USER.
J.R. Locke is offline  
Reply With Quote
Advertisements - Register to remove
Reply


« Previous Thread | Next Thread »

« Operation Sports Forums > Football > NCAA Football »


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:36 AM.

Top -