Season mode consists of 16 regular season games, as well as 3-4 playoff games. win your division or a wild card spot to make the playoffs. Win all the playoff games to become the Tecmo Bowl Champ. Make sure to choose a "Competition" season as opposed to a "Casual" season. If you lose in the playoffs or don't make it there, YOU WILL HAVE TO START OVER. This is very important. Quitting to the dashboard or powering off will not work. If you have a memory card, you can back up your save file and reloading from the start of the playoffs should you lose. Otherwise, any form of quitting will be recognized as a forfeit.