Im trying to autoplay the 1997 season, but the computer manager won fill in the starting lineups for me. Whats going on?
This is happening because you’re using the automatic transactions and saved lineups feature and have moved some players to new teams. The 1997-2003 season disks ship with the automatic transactions and saved lineups feature turned on. In that mode, the game continually updates the status of players who were involved in trades, DL moves, and other roster moves, as the season progresses. And it uses the actual game-by-game lineups used in real life. For all this to work, it’s essential that the team rosters, the transaction stream, and the saved lineups be in synch with one another. If you make roster moves of your own, you break the links between the roster, the transaction file and the saved lineups. It’s not a problem to make roster moves on your own, it just means that you need to turn off the transaction processing and saved lineups feature. To do so, choose Organize/League/Modify and change the Play mode field to “No transactions”. If you do this for both leagues, the computer mana