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    Recruiting difficulty level in NCAA 13?

    What level do you play at? I just finished my first season on "freshman" setting and it was laughably easy. Bumping it up to varsity in year 2. Which setting has a happy medium of difficulty and success?



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    Re: Recruiting difficulty level in NCAA 13?

    Quote Originally Posted by DJK15 View Post
    What level do you play at? I just finished my first season on "freshman" setting and it was laughably easy. Bumping it up to varsity in year 2. Which setting has a happy medium of difficulty and success?
    You bumped it down from varsity? I think varsity was a little too easy, but I haven't tried all american yet. I had the top recruiting class in the nation in year 2 or 3 so that's probably too easy, but I had a lot of 4 stars who were busts, but better than the 3 stars that were interested so that inflated my ranking a bit.

    I play the games on all american though. Heisman seems to just be difficult in a way that is more the computer knowing what you are going to do than it is the gameplay itself being more difficult, if that makes sense.



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    Re: Recruiting difficulty level in NCAA 13?

    I'm trying All American right now and playing as Texas state. I can pull in low ranked 3 stars, and some higher ranked 3 stars if I get in on them early. Although if a big program comes along and offers, they gain ground pretty quickly. TCU has stolen several from me. These are all prospects from Texas, by the way. Out of state guys are tougher because I usually have nothing to offer them.

    On varsity, it was way too easy. Simmed a couple seasons with Washington. Almost never lost a recruit.


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    Re: Recruiting difficulty level in NCAA 13?

    On AA difficulty i had the #3 class in isu's first year and the #1 class the next season. Way too easy, two years in and my team is loaded with talent. I wish they would rank recruiting classes based on the recruits overall and not their stars.



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    Re: Recruiting difficulty level in NCAA 13?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigman38 View Post
    On AA difficulty i had the #3 class in isu's first year and the #1 class the next season. Way too easy, two years in and my team is loaded with talent. I wish they would rank recruiting classes based on the recruits overall and not their stars.
    What's your strategy? I had a top 10 class the first year( I had like 20 3 stars and a few 4 stars) on varsity but I don't think I could have pulled that off on AA.



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    Re: Recruiting difficulty level in NCAA 13?

    play on heisman with a few sliders adjusted and recruit on AA



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    Re: Recruiting difficulty level in NCAA 13?

    Does anyone else like recruiting more than playing?



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    Re: Recruiting difficulty level in NCAA 13?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    What's your strategy? I had a top 10 class the first year( I had like 20 3 stars and a few 4 stars) on varsity but I don't think I could have pulled that off on AA.
    I usually go for pretty big guys with my initial list and have about 15. Then as long as I'm not ahead by a decent margin they get 1 hour while I'm scouting as many guys as I can. Then as I have space I do a search for recruits with 8 or 10 schools remaining and go after them. You have to be careful though, the latter is a good way to find busts this year. Big red flag if a guy only has one or two schools on his interest list.

    I have a feeling that something might be wrong in their logic somewhere, I saw EA say there were a few glitches making it easier.


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    Re:Recruiting difficulty level in NCAA 13?

    I enjoy recruiting more than playing, wish it was more realistic. If you are trying to recruit a player of your schools caliber from across the country, it always seems like proximity to home is their top priority.



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    Re: Recruiting difficulty level in NCAA 13?

    [QUOTE=DJK15;2986488]What level do you play at? I just finished my first season on

    I'm assuming by Ur username that you started a campaign with the hoks which is why lower difficulty is required?



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    Re: Recruiting difficulty level in NCAA 13?

    AA seemed pretty decent. I was North Texas and got a mix of 1 and 2 star guys, maybe a handful of decent 3 stars and I think a 4 star punter. I try to focus on a smaller number of guys instead of filling out my whole board. One thing that seems semi-broken is promising a home state game to players who live in the same state as the school. Can keep that promise 100% of the time.



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    Re: Recruiting difficulty level in NCAA 13?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    AA seemed pretty decent. I was North Texas and got a mix of 1 and 2 star guys, maybe a handful of decent 3 stars and I think a 4 star punter. I try to focus on a smaller number of guys instead of filling out my whole board. One thing that seems semi-broken is promising a home state game to players who live in the same state as the school. Can keep that promise 100% of the time.
    I look at that as an added bonus for being so close to the prospect, which isn't too far from reality.



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