All Forums > Hoops Dynasty Basketball > Hoops Dynasty > Eyeball vs player roles *POLL* (L'ville-Knight)
12/25/2012 4:42 AM
I decided to play with player roles for the first time. I mostly left the formulas at default, with minor tweaks to a couple settings here and there (generally raised ath and def and eliminated any dur). Frequently the top guy was the top at more than one position. In these cases I chose where to play him by looking at the average between him and the next guy. Here's what I got going by the player roles:

PG: Rule/Merritt/Briscoe
SG: Turner/Kowalkowski/Briscoe
SF: Leyva/Tubbs/blank/Briscoe
PF: Ramirez/Birchfield/blank/Crivello
C:   Colorado/Hutsell/Crivello

When I just look at the ratings and make my roster like I usually would, I'm thinking the following:

PG: Turner/Rule/Briscoe     
SG: Merritt/Kowalkowski/blank/Briscoe
SF: Tubbs/Leyva/Ramirez
PF: Birchfield/Leyva/blank/Ramirez
C:   Colorado/Hutsell/Crivello

2nd unit will get almost as many minutes as starters I imagine based on stamina. Gives 2nd unit some inside scoring to offset the perimeter scoring of the starters...


Which unit is better?


Votes: 21
(Last vote received: 1/24/2013 4:31 PM)
12/25/2012 6:41 AM
You talking about using only the prefab roles for the player roles thing?
12/25/2012 10:31 AM
Dude what team is this? lol  I've never even thought about using player roles myself, thus I guess my default answer is the eyetest lineup.  Moreover, if you don't think/feel like you have a knack/feel/gut instinct for this game, then why are you playing?
12/25/2012 10:33 AM
Funny thing is though, I would have the starting lineup of the Player Roles, personally lol
12/25/2012 10:47 AM
I just use the weight in the roles to codify my gut.
12/25/2012 10:51 AM
Better way to ask the question probably would have been "lineup a or lineup b" without saying which was eyeball or roles until the voting was done. I think some people just automatically will answer eyeballs without even looking.
12/25/2012 11:47 AM (edited)
dac, I use something similar to player roles ... the same concept of spliting up 100% in importance among the attributes by position.  However, I also take into account Def_IQ, Off_IQ, and FreeThrows.  Using my formulas, I would play this:

PG:  Rule / Kowalkowski / Merrit / Tubbs
SG:  Turner / Merritt / Tubbs / Kowalkowski
SF:  Ramirez / Tubbs / Merritt / Kowalkowski
PF:   Leyva / Tubbs / Hutsell / Burchfield
C:  Colorado / Hutsell / Tubbs / Burchfield

Maybe put Crivello in one of the 4th slots for PF or C to get him playing time as well .. I would probably do it at PF.  Same thing for the 4th spot for Briscoe at either PG or SG.  I would probably use Brisco as the 4th PG instead of Tubbs.

Based on that chart (which is likely what I would use), I would say that the roles lineup is closer to what I would use than your eyeball lineup.

My other rule is that starters only play their position (and don't backup any place else), and the other players fill all 4 spots.

12/25/2012 3:42 PM
This is for my Louisville team in Knight - sorry, should have mentioned that.
12/25/2012 3:43 PM
Posted by arssanguinus on 12/25/2012 10:51:00 AM (view original):
Better way to ask the question probably would have been "lineup a or lineup b" without saying which was eyeball or roles until the voting was done. I think some people just automatically will answer eyeballs without even looking.
yeah, I didn't think of that either...good point
12/25/2012 3:45 PM
Posted by colonels19 on 12/25/2012 10:31:00 AM (view original):
Dude what team is this? lol  I've never even thought about using player roles myself, thus I guess my default answer is the eyetest lineup.  Moreover, if you don't think/feel like you have a knack/feel/gut instinct for this game, then why are you playing?
don't be a tool all the time Trevor. I've got over 3,000 HD wins and a 62.7 winning % - just a discussion to compare/maybe attempt to see value in player roles...
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