Small update on season 2013/2014 based on recent Bartek's update and some work on extenting coach lists
Changes in comparison with database VM_dbase_2013-14-v1
- about 150 players changed their clubs
- end of career of about 50 players (most of them become coaches)
- circa 50 new players
-circa 400 real coaches
Unpack this to folder Data of VM 2013
New addition to database with newest volleyball transfers from Plusliga and notable foreign transfers
I would like to know which new options and improvements our foreign players want to see in next versions of our game.
You probably know game author is not a professional game maker so one thing is what we want and second what we can rationally expect from him but you can let your imagination run away with you a little :wink: Maybe you would like to see something known from Championship Manager series or other management simulation games? Let us know in this topic http://tiny.pl/qmj9m or below my post !!!
We publish new edition of our modest game version 1.37 for season 2013/2014:
What's new in VM 2013?Quote
improved training and scouting,
database update for season 2013/14.
English, Polish, Italian and Czech interface.
Link to download:
Copy this adress and paste in a IE/Moziila adress windows
Could you give link to page with bulgarian league rosters?
We work on new version which will include major changes but it will take some time so don't ask about realease date.
New features are: trainer & assistant module, improved scouting & sponsorship, optimized database structure, added Czech language (thx to Repick), developed XML database editing (player contract lengths, competition history, trainers etc.), fixed some reported bugs. Should you have any questions, please write in this topic.
Once more it will take some time so do not ask about release date especially on our official forum. I wrote it only because to inform people that VM Team still exists.
Unofficial addition to database which garther transfers made until February 2013 like Duff and Kobzar to Bielogorie or Bratoev to VFB made by our user Bartek
Newest small czech and brazilian players update made by users Repick and Brasil- extract this and put in data folder
We work on new edition with some new options like a multiplayer league ( but multiplayer games will still not be available)
We publish update on season 2012/2013. Aplication Volleyball Manager 2012 is needed to run the database:
Both of them you will find here:
It is of course freeware but you may need Microsoft.Net.Framework - free adition to Windows XP made by Microsoft or Windows Vista or higher to run it.
Have a good fun with our modest game
As some of you may know there is a volleyball management simulation game called Volleyball Manager and we work on new edition for season 2012/2013. More information soon or here http://volleyballmanager.y0.pl/ .
Polish police to fight with corruption CBA visited today polish volleyball federation and 2 companies due to corruption scandal connected with choosing cities to organize World Champioships 2014 in Poland.
Article from polish biggest newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza written by Rafał Stec
It tell us what many people think about Skra's achievements in Europe and they are rightQuote
Champions League Final was beautiful and dramatic, the level of sports
it holds also fell into memory because of the tears of Skra’s
volleyball players, who felt that they were separated from victory with
little things invisible to the naked eye. From this momeory it is sorry
to hear and read commentators trying to bring the spectacle to the
judge's mistake, to convince fans that Skra was robbed.
Well, was not. On the contrary, the final of the volleyball players taken were in the hands of activists
the first round Skra did not even win their group, to advancewas enough
to overtake them very average ACH Volley and Budva Rivijera
With the second round, in which you have been through difficult tie, were released.
In the third round, where the scale of the difficulties still growing, were released.
In the final game they were hosts.
the semi-finals as a rival they got Arkas Izmir, the weakest
participant in Lodz, although elementary logic would dictate rather to
separate a second pair of Zenit Kazan and Trento, the strongest clubs of
the previous edition of the Champions League.
Turks were broken
by Belchatow in three sets, and then Skra had more time to regenerate
than the masters of Russian and Italian masters, as Skra jumped onto
the pitch before.
In short, crossed the road to the summit in a
litter. It is hard to imagine privileges that would make it more
enjoyable. A right to choose a rival in the final?
It is also
difficult to imagine what must happen for Skra that they finally will
win the coveted trophy, if not they didn’t manage in the so favourable
circumstances . And despite three matchpoints in the final.
am writing this with pain, because I will not question the effort of
innocent volleyball players , but the truth is brutal: to win the
European club vice-championships it is enough to distance the
representatives of Montenegro (15th in the league ranking of CEV),
Slovenia (11th) and Turkey (7 .). Skra did not have to overcome any
large company. They are still the most favored team on the continent.
Five years time they held a final tournament three times, although all
the other cities did it no more than one time. On the pitch they
neverget promotion in the knockout rounds and in that period they won
seven of 14 matches. Intuition tells us that Skra belong to the leading
edge, but Skra never proved it. Whenever they were hosts in the Final
Four they lost with russian teams. And it always happened in Skra’s
Twisted, encouraging combining routine of volleyball rules
have produced a lot of paradoxes. Another is that although Skra is
multimedalist of Champions League (bronze, bronze, silver), the only
Polish clubs that pierced hand to the final tournament, remain -
Mostostal Kędzierzyn and Jastrzębski Wegiel. They did not achieve
Final, but in sports they achieved more.
Well I know from well informed russian source that Dante earned only about 400-500 k $ in Dinamo Moscow not more than 1 milllion. Even Cleyton Stanley and Lloy Ball earned 750.000 and 1 milion $ per year during season 2007/2008 when they won CL. I mean $ because in Russia they pay in dollars not in euros. Russian players earn more because native players always earn more especiall with this limit. In mean time there was a financial crisis when clubs budgets drop about 10 to 15 % so rather no extra money was avalaible.
I must remind you that some years ago Dante was closed to AZS Olsztyn and that was a matter of about 50.000 dollars to join that team. And Olsztyn was a recheast club in Poland but wages in Poland were much lower than now when best polish players earn more than 250.000 euro per year which means about 350.000 dollars.
So no offence but most of you overrate wages in Russia a lot.
For our modest game Volleyball Manager about which some of you may hear we need to rate coaches of clubs and national teams also unemployed coaches and what is the hardest task their assistants. For the time being we need information about
-date of birth (at least a year if it is hard to find)
-managed club/national team
-general skill so we rate them from 1 to 20
We do not need an information about Plusliga's coaches and russian Superligue's coaches. From Poland only 1 liga and lower divisions especially lower divisions.
What is more important we do not need spam so or you have concrete information or you do not write a post. The more concrete information you have and league is less popular the more your help will be useful.
Everybody is welcome to help but please be rational and write only about coaches you know
Of course we talk about male competitions. But we are interested in female coaches that can work or worked with male teams like Alojzy Swiderek Hugh McCutcheon or Marco Bonitta.
We do not plann female Volleyball Manager
Serious problems has Lloy Ball . The famous American setter at the
beginning of June, was arrested by the road police of Indiana state ,
as a the driver who, lead car with more than 1.3 promil of alcohol in
blood (in Indiana law which is so tolerant you can drive a car with
0.8 promil of alcohol in blood . American volleyball payer was
accompanied by his wife, which police believe was also apparently "under
the influence." Spouses Ball explained that they just was coming back
from wine tasting events.
We do not know whether, if it was
already Lloyal recidivism, or maybe in addition to alcohol Ball took
also drugs, but in any way, in this case, the police and prosecutors
do not intend to let matters get away. Lloy `these was the allegation of
committing a" Class A misdemeanors, "which is punished by a year in
jail, payment of a $ 5,000 fine and loss of license.
trouble is now the club of Ufa, which recently boasted that they
signed with the American setter a new contract. Until the verdict, in
accordance with U.S. law, Lloy can not leave the country forUfa to join
his new team. What effect will the court now? Probably a lot depends on
the current Olympic champion reputation (ie, whether he was caught
drink-driving early on) and on the professional qualifications of those
hired by Lloy Ball lawyers.
Maybe it is not a transfer but Skra have to find new coach fo some time
Skra coach Jacek Nawrocki is in hospital with serious health problems. He had a probably a Pulmonary embolism (PE) and was in critical situation. Now he is conscious. Skra will probably have to look for another coach for some time
Oh, come on... It is in 3 years. Are you clairvoyant? This F8 doesn't mean that WCH in Poland will be the same...
If in such not important competitions polish referees on the line make such "mistakes" for little points in ranking and FIVB gives Poland a "group of death" I think Poland exceed the level of Italian World Cjhampionships. Remember my wordsQuote
Think Skra 2 bought place in final
JW showed nothing in FF
In CEV polish team played good but there was no russian team for example
and only very good team was Sisley which defeated polish team quite
The fact that JW got only the 4th place didn't mean they showed nothing, I don't think is true.
Sisley didn't defeat Zaska easily at all. I was there in the first match
of the final, Sisley losted 3-2 after holding the match in their hands.
It was kind of a miracle they found the strength to win match and
golden set in Poland. I mean, less than a week later they lost 3-1 vs
Rome. Rome that was witha foot in serie A1 and a foot in serie A2... And
..Did we watch the same match in Kedzierzyn Kozle won 4-1 without any problem?
so the level of the volley is weak but the Polish clubs almost every year they play in a tournament final Champions League CEV Cup, teams ever in the European Championships, World Cup, Olympic Games ? and at such tournaments is not the wild card.
Think Skra 2 bought place in final
JW showed nothing in FF
In CEV polish team played good but there was no russian team for example and only very good team was Sisley which defeated polish team quite easy
I'm also affraid this F8 is only preludium for polish World Championships in 2014. I want to have clear championship not replace of 2010 or I am affraid even bigger swidel
Do you think this is still volleyball?
So you do not know what sense of sport mean