Strat-o-Matic’s computer version is tremendously customizable, and getting moreso every year. The ability to customize your gaming experience isn’t usually intuitive, however, and can be maddening at times. Tonight I thought I might get around to updating the player urls in my version of Strat, so that when I’m in a player notebook, I can [...]
These are the projects I’m currently working on, or planning to start within the next month: click on the list to see it at full size As I review this list, it occurs to me that I really want to try some other sports besides baseball and soccer. I would love a great football game. [...]
MLS 2010 – GAME 27: LOS ANGELES GALAXY v. COLORADO RAPIDS (played at a neutral site) The second-to-last game of the 8-team, 7 game mini-season turned out to be the biggest offensive explosion of the season. This was a fun one to play.
Created by Gary Simonds as part of his 1934 Pacific Coast League roster set (free and downloadable at his MyOpera site) This is a screenshot from Joe DiMaggio’s 1934 San Francisco Seals player notebook (I cropped out the spirals in the center). If you haven’t yet, you’ll definitely want to take a look around Gary [...]
There is something about baseball cards, isn’t there? They can bring a whole life and personality to what otherwise would just be a name in a box score. I’ve fallen in love with players over their Strat-o-Matic cards before. Kenny Williams is one that immediately comes to mind. I’d never heard of him before Strat. [...]