From the groundbreaking 1982 classic Kevin Tom’s Football Manager to modern day Football Manager football management games have always been long, lonely affairs right?
Brian Clough’s Football Fortunes tore up the rulebook in the mid 80s by uniquely combining the best elements of board games with a computer programme. For football gaming fans, the game had it all. Not only did you have the highs and lows of managing your favourite football club but you could crush your mates on the way to winning the Cup, buy their favourite player from under their nose or even lead Luton Town to unlikely European glory all without leaving your living room!
In the 32 years since Brian Clough’s Football Fortunes was released a lot has changed. Hairlines, waistlines, technology, the world itself and most definitely football. From transfer windows to Super Sundays, bungs to Bosmans, the Premier League itself and the Champions League the landscape has changed a lot. Not least the obscene amounts of money and of course, not least, the players themselves.
Football Fortunes brings football management gaming into the social setting once more with modern football rules and players, for football fans of all ages. The game emulates the highs and lows of football management, with managers having to out-think and out manoeuvre their opponents to win. Choose from multiple strategies. React best to a crisis. Stave off bankruptcy. Sign the best players. The skillset required to succeed will be varied and the hurdles challenging, just like they are in the real world!