NFL league

First of all I do not know if this post should appear in this section, I apologize if it is not so.
My question is how can be designed at BB2 Legendary a league that follows the same structure as the NFL without using Matchmaking?
In BB1 we used an Open format that although it had many problems for the organization we played several seasons.
But now I'm a little lost, any ideas?
Thank you very much

I'm assuming by NFL style structure you're talking about 16 games, playing those in your division twice? You can't easily play 16 games, but you can play 15 fairly easily. I can't remember what the limitation is on number of divisions per competition, buy you'll need 40 total divisions. If you can't do 40, you can make 2 competitions: 1 AFC, 1 NFC with 24 divisions per conference.

Like this:

Division 1 Division 2 Division 3 Division 4 Division 5 Division 6 Division 7 Division 8
1 5 9 13 17 21 25 29
2 6 10 14 18 22 26 30
3 7 11 15 19 23 27 31
4 8 12 16 20 24 28 32

Division 1 Division 2 Division 3 Division 4 Division 5 Division 6 Division 7 Division 8
1 5 9 13 17 21 25 29
2 6 10 14 18 22 26 30
3 7 11 15 19 23 27 31
4 8 12 16 20 24 28 32

Division 1 Division 2 Division 3 Division 4 Division 5 Division 6 Division 7 Division 8
1 2 3 4 17 18 19 20
5 6 7 8 21 22 23 24
9 10 11 12 25 26 27 28
13 14 15 16 29 30 31 32

Division 1 Division 2 Division 3 Division 4 Division 5 Division 6 Division 7 Division 8
1 2 3 4 17 18 19 20
6 7 8 9 22 23 24 25
10 11 12 13 26 27 28 29
14 15 16 5 30 31 32 21

Division 1 Division 2 Division 3 Division 4 Division 5 Division 6 Division 7 Division 8
1 2 3 4 17 18 19 20
7 8 9 10 23 24 25 26
11 12 13 14 27 28 29 30
15 16 5 6 31 32 21 22

This lets every team in each conference play each team in conference at least once.

Well, shit. I worked on fixing the spacing, but it doesn't take. You get the idea.

last edited by JohnnyFeyev

not sure i understand the above answer sorry

I would think you first make 8 leagues (each division) with 4 teams in each and set then to best of 2
then remove all teams and put in an open league to play the rest of their outside their division games
you would than have under "total games played" their win loss record to work out who moves on the the playoffs
then make a playoff league for your superbowl
this may only work for new teams to work out stats for the win loss however (unless you record them on your forums)

It would be great if the "play in a friendly" also had the option to have it not so friendly and that spp and inj's counted, then you could skip some of the above steps 🙂

last edited by coachjester

Thank you for the answers. The problem is that we follow exactly the same calendar as NFL.
An Open format is Ok, however without Matchmaking otherwise two teams can be wrongly scheduled.

@xgrino Not to mention having to wait 5 minutes for no reason to start.

@coachjester the formating made it all fucked up. Basically each number is a team, and they were supposed to go under the Division they belong to. I believe best of 2 just adds the totals of the TDs, doesn't it? The way I have it, it adds variety as you won't necessarily be playing the same team twice in a row and allows development between games. You know... you kicked my ass in week one with Undead at 1000TV, now I get to kick your ass with Woodelves at 1600TV.

Plus, you can set the settings to auto generate the tickets for at least the divisional games. And the NFL roster does make it that the 2nd place team in West division (for example) plays the 2nd place team in the East division (for example) but that was from the previous season in NFL, but current season works for BB purposes.

@JohnnyFeyev ok so you make 8 divisions with 4 teams in each and they play 3 weeks then you do all over again for a total of 5 times right?

I like it, is there a private league that runs an NFL style league if so do you know what that league is called?

I believe the OFL is NFL style. Oldworld Football League. But yeah, you get the gist. The good thing about BB2 is you can actually make 16 divisions, and then set up the first 8 to autogenerate tickets to the second set. That gives you 6 games. For the other 9 games, you can basically split divisions a number of ways to make sure you don't play the teams from your own division again.

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