Sensible Soccer or Kick Off 2?

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Sensible Soccer
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60%
Kick Off 2
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40%
 
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Sensible Soccer or Kick Off 2?

Post by bolda » Fri Mar 10, 2006 5:41 pm

Apologies if this has been done to death already - couldn't see any polls putting these two bohemoths head-to-head. Not sure if this debate was ever settled way back in the day.

Anyway, with this being a World Cup year, it's vaguely relevant! :D

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Post by bolda » Fri Mar 10, 2006 5:55 pm

Although I spent many hours playing both games, I'd have to stick my cap in the "Kick Off 2"... err... thing! :? It's the more realistic game for me. I like the way you can smack a long range effort against the bar/post and it's completely random whether it ends up in the net or rattles back into play or even hits the back of the keeper and trickles over the line! In Sensi, it always bounces back into play at either 0 or 90 degrees!

I've got an ST and although KO2 looks much more primitive than the Amiga version, it seems to play better. Also, the goals are about half the width on the ST so it's a real challenge to score. One gripe about KO2 is the goalies... they're very difficult to beat and they slide for yards when they dive to make a save!

Sensi's good points... it's very satisfying to ping a sweet cross in and plant a spectacular diving header on the end of it, only for the keeper to get a finger tip to it and turn it round the post!

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Post by SirClive » Fri Mar 10, 2006 5:59 pm

Kick Off 2 on the ST for me. The only good footy game since Matchday II.
Sensi was good for a quick blast, but doesn't have that long term appeal.
I prefered the 'Next Goal Wins' demo I got on an Amiga mag for that very rason.
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Post by Cornelius » Fri Mar 10, 2006 6:14 pm

Neither. I'm not crazy about soccer games.

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Post by SirClive » Fri Mar 10, 2006 6:17 pm

Cornelius wrote:Neither. I'm not crazy about soccer games.
Aaaargh!! He said the S word (another reason why Sensi loses).
Apologies to any Americans, no wait, we invented the game so I don't apologise!

Its called Football peeps!
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Post by Cornelius » Fri Mar 10, 2006 6:18 pm

Actually we Irish have our own version of football too :P

My apologies though. I say soccer to distinguish the two.

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Post by daynum » Fri Mar 10, 2006 7:01 pm

SirClive wrote:Aaaargh!! He said the S word (another reason why Sensi loses).
Normally I'd agree but in this case I think "Sensible Soccer" rolls off the tounge better than "Sensible Football" so I'm glad they went with that title.

I preferred Sensible Soccer over Kick Off 2. In truth I was a bit rubbish at Kick Off 2 so that's probably why.

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Post by Kaede » Fri Mar 10, 2006 7:13 pm

they were both censored censored

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Post by CraigGrannell » Fri Mar 10, 2006 7:59 pm

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Post by markopoloman » Fri Mar 10, 2006 8:46 pm

Football is censored! Fact! :P



BUT


I have to admit - Sensi Soccer is a fantastic 2 player laugh. So I vote Sensi.

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Post by Captain Commodore » Fri Mar 10, 2006 8:56 pm

Sensi.

Best footy game ever. Bar none.

Proof: It's so good, even the Mrs likes it. Nuff said!
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Post by SirClive » Sat Mar 11, 2006 2:52 am

Looks like Sensi is the choice for none footy fans then!
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Post by paranoid marvin » Sat Mar 11, 2006 2:59 am

Kick Off 2 for 2 players
SWOS (not sSensi) for 1 player
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Post by Robbo » Sat Mar 11, 2006 5:46 am

Sensible World Of Soccer 96/97 is THE greatest footy game EVER.

FACT.

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Post by koopa42 » Sat Mar 11, 2006 6:35 am

Robbo wrote:Sensible World Of Soccer 96/97 is THE greatest footy game EVER.

FACT.

Robbo.
No, thats bollox IMO :wink: I much prefer the earlier versions, I like sensible world of, but just not as much as sensible soccer

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