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Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
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Steam Review Process

Steam is going to take at least 2-3 business days to review the MOBA GM store page. Once it gets approved the game has to wait at least two weeks before it can be released.

I also have the current Windows and Linux versions uploaded to Steam. Once I upload the Mac version I will have essentially all of the prep to release it on Steam done.

I will probably wait for a little more polished version before I have Steam review the actual game. That review process will then take 3-5 days. I can't release it before that happens as well.

I'll also probably be adjusting the screenshots and trailer before it gets released as well so it has all the latest features.

Target Release Dates

Normally I might just give the Steam release date as 2 weeks after Steam gives the MOBA GM store the OK. However, I just happen to be out of town later that week. If something were to come up I might not be able to fix everything in a timely manner. So I think I need to do the Steam release date after I get back.

I also don't think there is a need to have too big a gap between the Steam release and the web beta. I'm thinking any issues will be rather quick fixes. So here are my current target dates (which are subject to change based Steam approval times, difficulty of fixing bugs, and my impression of needed polish):

Web Beta: Sunday, April 15, 2018

Steam and Web Release: Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Difference between Steam, Web, and Web Beta

The main difference between the beta release and normal release is neither Steam nor I will be telling anyone about the game. Only people who are following the game will know about it. I'm assuming anyone who is following the game will know that the beta version won't be as tested or polished as the final version. So if you want to wait feel free to. If you want to help test the game, or just don't care, then feel free to get it right away.

My current plan is for anyone who gets the web version to also get the Steam version. If you got the web version during the beta then the Steam Key will be sent to you when the game is available on Steam.

If you get the web version after it has been released on Steam the Steam Key for the game should be sent within 24 hours (initially that part will be done manually by me). If you get the Steam version, and send me some type of proof, I'll give you access to the web version as well.

So that is the plan. Feel free to let me know if you have any questions. Thanks!

Release date: spring 2018
The premier single-player MOBA eSports management simulation game.

You Set The Strategy

Running an eSports team requires you to make tough decisions:

  • Should you recruit a raw player who could be a star, or someone who can contribute right away?
  • Should you resign a veteran player, or leave money to sign a free agent?
  • Should you trade away your prospects for a player who can help you win now, or stockpile prospects for the future?
  • Make the right choices and you can build a dynasty. But make the wrong choices and you'll get fired!

Some Key Existing Features

  • The game works. It is playable right now. You can make a league and play for 100+ years.
  • Make an unlimited number of leagues
  • Sign players, make trades, and organize the roster
  • Create a league that plays for a championship among 6 major conferences (NA, EU, China, Korea, Taiwan, and a Wild Card conference that has many countries)
  • Create a league the has promotion and relegation in either the NA or EU
  • Edit players
  • Edit teams
  • Edit champions
  • Edit champion relative strength (current patch)
  • Upload custom player files
  • Upload custom player prospect files (new players becoming pro each year)
  • Upload custom team files
  • Upload custom champion files
  • Upload custom patch files
  • Give players pick and ban guidance
  • Watch a play by play of any game
  • Review box scores of any game for any year
  • Review league player stats for any year
  • Review league team stats for any year
  • plus many many more!

Major New Features

  • Secondary conference and ladder (you can make the ladder as big as you want) for each major conference to allow for promotion and relegation in the league with 6 major conferences
  • Spring and Fall split format
  • Between split tournament
  • Coach Mode that gives the user the ability to draft champions for each game
  • More expansive display of champion stats league wide and for each player
  • Significant simulation speed improvements from initial versions

Popular Discussions View All (1)
Jan 9, 2018 @ 5:55pm
MOBAGM Discord Server!(From the /r/zengmlol)
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Zen GM Games  [author] Mar 11, 2018 @ 2:29pm 
@DoubleD The new factors are based on real win rates. Also, I'm using win rates instead of ranked champion power. So before the top champ was 1 and the next might be 2, etc. Now it is .54, 53.5, etc.
Quarantini Mar 10, 2018 @ 11:32pm 

"Now that i have clear win rates for all of these I'm also hoping to better line the game up with that information."

Maybe I'm just reading things wrong because the whole paragraph that that is from is a bit confusing for me, but do you mean you are getting like real data from outside the game or are you just referencing that you have new factors that you are putting in now?
Walker Feb 19, 2018 @ 11:38am 
Please, take your time with this game! I totally want to play a optimized game and I have grown tired of all the other games that become so unoptimized just because publishers care about shoving micro transactions down the gamers throats and they turn out to ruin the quality of the games and how ruins how it runs on how an average gamer once used to be able to run the game very well. As I said again, please take your time! I see it looks like a very fun game to play and It will be worth the wait from what I see!
Zen GM Games  [author] Jan 9, 2018 @ 9:09am 
@john About to post an update.
Ryan Lee Jan 5, 2018 @ 5:41pm 
I really want this game!
Zen GM Games  [author] Dec 7, 2017 @ 5:03pm 
@Baba Yaga It hasn't been released yet.
Baba Yaga Dec 2, 2017 @ 10:21pm 
how do i download this?
Zen GM Games  [author] Nov 12, 2017 @ 4:57am 
@Mugi Just about to do a post with an updated timeline.
doobey moogey Nov 3, 2017 @ 6:57pm 
this november??
Zen GM Games  [author] Sep 8, 2017 @ 6:04am 
@john I pushed back the release target date to November. I'm hoping to do another update this month once I finish Worlds w/MSI w/Splits w/Ladder.