10 minutes absolutely sounds like enough time to determine a card's viability.
And no one in my house cares. So, I bought the beach ball pack on the first day and pulled rare round. Nolan was selling for the most, so I just sold him because I didn’t necessarily want/need any of them at the time. I didn’t buy another because I didn’t want to push my luck. Went ahead and bought Gagne in the market.
Fast forward a couple days and I decide I want Hornsby. Keep getting outbid. I decide, screw it. I cancel the buy order and decide to try my luck at the second beach ball pack. I mean, what’s 20k stubs at this point if I miss and just have to sell the base round. Then I see those 3 rare beauties come up. Hornsby is mine for almost 60k less than I was going to buy him. I was pumped. It’s the little victories in life.
Anyway, wanted to tell someone and know you all would actually understand the excitement.
If you’re doing it every pitch, that’s an issue
For the sanity of your customer base, please make it so we don’t have to go out to the menu in multi-game moments. Please, please, please. I am begging. I’ll even buy some stubs if you want. Make this happen.
It happens in RTTS, so it is possible. Please do this in moments. Please. It is such a colossal waste of time to go back to the menu each time. It’s a no-brainer.
Please pass it on @Pat_SDS @SDS_Jax and whoever else I’m forgetting.
Servers make it tough, at times, to get on and stay on while playing DD.
Loadouts aren’t working properly and some progress is not tracking in RTTS
Downloading rosters is an issue to starting a franchise mode?
Servers dropping might invalidate your MTO run, making it a risky mode to play (if you want rewards).
If you play HRD, you start losing the chance to gain XP.
If you make it into DD and try showdown, the servers could possibly drop invalidating your run.
Oh, and it’s double XP time, but the double XP doesn’t actually get credited to your account.
Is this right?
I have one small request for showdown. If we only need to accomplish hitting stats (like the first one against Oswalt), don’t make us have to mindlessly pitch the innings too. Adds to the time if you’re just failing anyway.
As cool as Trout is, I won’t be chasing
I thought of one today. Let us filter when making event lineups. Say, I want to put in as many Brewers pitchers as I can. Let me filter for Brewers. Really, there are so many QOL things I can think of that would make a big difference in how I felt about the game.:
The ones mentioned above are good. Now that we can’t quicksell collected cards, it would be wonderful if there was an easier way to deal with duplicates. So many more things I could mention.
Here are the MLB prospect rankings for these future stars, guys getting 92-and-up juiced cards. (Correct me if I got the wrong guy or missed someone):
Diamondbacks: Alek Thomas, the team's No. 2 overall prospect and No. 49 overall in the top-100 prospects in the game (not bad, comparatively).
Orioles: Ryan Mountcastle, the team's No. 4 prospect and No. 94 in the top-100 (But this one didn't surprise me).
Cubs: Nico Hoerner, the team's top prospect and No. 51 overall (again, not bad comparatively, but still juiced).
White Sox: Nick Madrigal, team No. 4 and 40th overall. Dane Dunning, team No. 6 and not in top-100.
Astros: Jose Urquidy, team No. 2 and not in top 100.
Angels: Brandon Marsh, team No. 2 and No. 79 overall.
Mets: Andres Giminez, team No. 3 and No. 84 overall.
Yankees: Clarke Schmidt, team No. 2 and No. 88 overall.
Phillies: Alec Bohm, team's No. 1 and No. 30 overall. Adonis Medina, team's No. 5 (!) and not in top 100.
Padres: Taylor Trammell, team's No. 5 and No. 57 overall (good farm system).
Mariners: Evan White, team's No. 4 and No. 56 overall.
Cardinals: Nolan Gorman, team's No. 2 and No. 47 overall.
Blue Jays: Kevan Smith, team's No. 23 (!!!!) and not in top 100.
So, needless to say, I'm not sure how you justify these guys getting 90-plus cards. Again, it seems like the prospect rankings, while maybe a little generous, seemed pretty good. These future stars are just so out of whack.
On most of the team's, it seemed like they tried to go with guys that are closer to high minors and maybe appearing in MLB. Except guys like Gorman and Thomas were Single-A advanced players and a couple were Double-A.
I've often thought about this MLB Players league. That's a ton of free advertising for them. And then to see the players complain about issues is quite a sight.
So, these really are a thing lately, huh? My second one right now in as many days. This time it happened after I beaned the pitcher with a comebacker and he had to take him out because of injury. If it happens in RS or events, whatever, I guess. But this is in BR and I’m on a flawless streak. This sucks.
Like I’ve said, they just need to find a way to lock the game after pitcher select and if you back out at that point, you get the L
I play mostly DD, but I truly feel bad for the franchise and RTTS players. This is beyond ridiculous. (On a side note, I now realize how many people play those modes).
A few that caught my eye:
Runners will not turn around on a steal home if they will be safe when pressing R2 — does this mean what I think, that the game will still control my runners advancing even if I hit R2? Because there have been times where I’ve tried to advance guys, they start that way and then turn around and go back even if I didn’t make them go.
Various updates to numerous stadiums, including lighting, dirt, netting, etc — I hope this is what I think.
Moved the marketplace notification, again, to the top-right corner of the screen to prevent Stub and profile overlap — “again”
Anyway, some of these were really needed. So, that’s good
Anyone else seeing OFs miss balls on running catches? I've seen quite a few already this year. It's almost like you have to run toward the back side of the ball indicator. If you're going straight at it, or towards the infield side, the ball sometimes goes over your head?
Also, semi-related, anyone else having a hard time judging balls on the offensive side? You hit to the OF and it's kind of hard to judge whether the OF will reach it or not. I'm a Show vet and don't quite remember this in past versions.
Yes, people buying him for 8-9K or more right now are kind of silly.
Noticed Angels stadium is really bad with it this year. I agree, they need to make it more blue. The sun always seems to wash out the color in the stadiums and backdrops. I usually play at night because of this. But it would be nice if they could figure out a way to not white wash out everything because of the sun.
I'd like to know. It always seems in the way. I know in one of the patch notes, they said they moved the notifications. It never changed for me.
I dont think it's ever a set amount. A lot of times, yes, when someone goes diamond, someone will drop out. But that's not a hard rule. I know there have been times where SDS has pushed guys to diamond in an update without taking others out. The first time this year it was a 2-for-2 swap.