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Old 11-16-2012, 10:38 PM   #1
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I can't make a passing play for the life of me. Any tips would be appreciated.
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Old 11-18-2012, 08:49 PM   #2
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The passing may seem a little bit weird in this game at first. But basically, once you snap the ball back, you will see the three spots that you can pass the ball to, and whichever one you are aiming at should be flashing. So just move left and right to aim at the different ones, and when you see one of your players moving towards the spot, aim and pass.

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Old 12-22-2012, 03:37 PM   #3
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I was luckily able to unlock the coaching achievement after my 2nd attempt, I used a pass play then for def used safety blitz and I selected left CB and was able to get an interception near goal line then I used run play to get the 12 straight points to unlock.
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Old 12-29-2012, 04:18 PM   #4
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This game goes completely over my head. My sports knowledge is practically none existent.

Can someone please explain what I'm supposed to be doing in simple terms?
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Old 12-31-2012, 07:05 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by TwitTheShred View Post
This game goes completely over my head. My sports knowledge is practically none existent.

Can someone please explain what I'm supposed to be doing in simple terms?
Short answer: Scoring a touchdown.

Long answer: Score a touchdown before the ball explodes. The ball can be reset back to 'cool' at midfield, then you have to score a touchdown once you cross midfield. You can run the ball or pass to pick the play. To run, just hit 'A' to hike the ball and press 'A' again to give it to the running back. Then, just avoid the other guys. To pass, press 'A' to hike, then 'A' again with the left stick to highlight the spot where you are to throw it. Once he catches it, avoid the other guys.

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Old 01-17-2013, 11:29 PM   #6
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alright, I'm an old school Cyberball player so I have some tips that might help people understand how to play cyberball.

i made a gameplay video:

i made a tutorial video (using clips from the above game) about special teams and offense:

2:20 choosing coaches.
2:58 choosing teams.
8:24 upgrades.
8:46 kickoff returns.
11:22 kickoff defense.
19:17 offense.
19:13 explanation of plays best for medium blitzing defenses.
19:20 explanation of the football play selection and the hash marks.
23:09 dime or corner blitz.
26:15 explanation of quick pitches to players on the line.
27:01 only 1 titanium player of that class.
27:13 explanation of weakside and how it matters with a blitz.
29:25 explanation for mail drop.
32:06 further explanation of catch and run plays (original explanation at 22:12).
33:46 explanation of X play.
35:04 further explanation of quick pitches along the line.
38:17 spend all money after you finish your upgrades.
40:19 pitches out wide to deep running backs.
42:48 don't tip where you're going to pass.
44:50 explanation of showtime play.
47:00 how to handle the LB drop.
52:42 how to handle the LB blitz.
56:08 run-n-gun explanation and its fault against medium defenses.
58:26 how to handle the 1 yard line.
59:32 conclusion

i also made a tutorial vid about conversion points and defense but I haven't uploaded it yet.
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