What's New

New Features
It's time to say hello to your backroom team. In addition to managing your players, you now have the opportunity to shape the direction of your franchise by hiring the right staff.

All staff have a unique set of traits and tendencies which will influence your team, ranging from setting the style of play, to increasing development speed, reducing injuries or finding the next star rookie.\n\nNo-one is good at everything, so find the right staff combinations to complement your players, helping you win now, or develop for the future.

Schemes
- Offensive and defensive schemes overhaul
- Schemes determine roster requirements and in-game outcomes
- Air Raid, West Coast, Option, Smashmouth, Pro Style, Spread
- 3-4, 4-3, 4-2, Hybrid Fronts, with Man or Zone secondary
- Balanced game engine in the process
- QB pass yards now reduced to be more realistic

Coaches
- Added Head Coaches, Off Co-ords and Def Co-ords
- Head Coach offensive tendency influences gameday
- High coach tendency increases player development
- High tactics tendency gives more in-game boosts
- Specialisms boost performance in specified area
- OC/DC with 5+ years experience can promote to HC
- Specialisms boost performance in specified area
- Coaches can only be changed once a year
- Some players will retire and become staff

Scout
- Added Chief Scouts
- Scout tendency determines their accuracy
- Can be better at predicting current rating or future
- Positional specialty increases accuracy in report
- Scouts can only be changed once a year

Physio
- Added Physios
- Physio tendency determines injury likelihood/length
- 'Prevention' will reduce injury likelihood
- 'Treatment' will reduce time taken to heal
- Physios can only be changed once a year


Other Stuff
A few other additions too, as requested by you!

Enhancements
- Added totals onto player stats
- Badge to show number of expiring players/coaches
- Tailored cap requirements pre-draft to reflect picks
- Added 'Rings' to player and staff awards
- Increased salary cap by $10m

Bugs
- Fix preventing AI teams going over the cap
- Badge to show number of expiring players/coaches


What's Next?
Likely a Hall Of Fame, but have you say and vote for future features on the PocketGM Subreddit

App Description

Pocket GM gives you the opportunity to run your very own American Football franchise. You take control of everything from hiring your Staff, managing your Roster, making Trades and Drafting new talent. Once you've done your job, sit back and watch each game play out on Gameday.

See your players develop and set records, or release them as they don't live up to expectations. Go all in to win, or tank for the #1 draft pick - it's up to you! Build your Football Dynasty!

Attribution:
- Player Faces - Created by ddraw from www.freepik.com
- Football Icons - Made by Nikita Golubev from www.flaticon.com
- App Preview Music - Enthusiast by Tours from www.freemusicarchive.org

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • December 16, 2019 Initial release
  • January 07, 2020 New version 1.1
  • January 14, 2020 New version 1.2.1
  • May 01, 2020 New version 1.2.6
  • July 15, 2020 New version 1.3.1