RBI baseball is back... (NES)

Discussion in 'Gator Bytes' started by gatorr4life, Jan 26, 2014.

  1. gatorr4life
    Offline

    gatorr4life Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2007
    Messages:
    22,881
    Likes Received:
    310
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Ratings Received:
    +1,056
  2. dadx4
    Offline

    dadx4 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2007
    Messages:
    28,319
    Likes Received:
    390
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Greenville SC
    Ratings Received:
    +767
    I would love to see a college baseball game come out again...
  3. Potzer01
    Offline

    Potzer01 Premium Member

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2008
    Messages:
    3,081
    Likes Received:
    60
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Ratings Received:
    +182
    Until the ncaa and schools make some peace regarding likenesses and amateurism, no publisher will touch college anything.
  4. orangeblueorangeblue
    Online

    orangeblueorangeblue Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2007
    Messages:
    56,494
    Likes Received:
    555
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Ratings Received:
    +2,500
    I don't think this is true - EA's issue was that they were always trying to skirt the line wrt player identity. Had they (from the earliest murmmerings of complaint) made it a wholly random proposition, they would have been in much better shape. Instead they did similar faces until what, NCAA 12? I mean ...
  5. Potzer01
    Offline

    Potzer01 Premium Member

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2008
    Messages:
    3,081
    Likes Received:
    60
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Ratings Received:
    +182
    Similar skin tone, handedness, and weight height... I can tell you that at no time did the ncaa game ever use "non-generic" heads or faces for the current college players. 8 skin tones, 4 body types per skin tone, 4 faces per body type.

    A game with completely random ratings and team makeups could be made, who's going to buy it though?

    EA and the players and schools have no problem. EA and the ncaa have problems because EA settled with the players which the ncaa was directly opposed to.

    It will be interesting if the power football schools ever do leave the ncaa.
  6. orangeblueorangeblue
    Online

    orangeblueorangeblue Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2007
    Messages:
    56,494
    Likes Received:
    555
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Ratings Received:
    +2,500
    Well I didn't say "non-generic heads," although they went with the generic head most similar (particularly for noteworthy players).

    And I'd say EA and the players having no problem is a bit of a dismissal. It's more that it wasn't as public. When you think about all of the entities making money off of your work, one that provides absolutely nothing to you as a player is a bit more egregious.
  7. dadx4
    Offline

    dadx4 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2007
    Messages:
    28,319
    Likes Received:
    390
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Greenville SC
    Ratings Received:
    +767
    They can do these games and do "typical" players that won't be a problem.

Share This Page