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2 Out Rally, The Baseball MMORPG

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Dag Gummit

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2 Out Rally, as can be guessed from the topic title and description is an online baseball game in which you, the "scout", manage the players and teams you create.

It's really quite a bit of fun for anyone who has ever imagined that they could create the perfect player or assemble the perfect team. Now, you don't get the role of a player and physically play in a game. Instead, your role is as a scout who gets to see the results of games played and how the players you control. Game simulations are run nightly at 12:00 AM CST (-5:00 GMT) and from these, every player's page is updated and you see the changes.

To get a better feel of that, here are some pics of what the primary player pages look like:

First, the Report page which provides the updated results from the players last series played, as well as how much money and EXP he earned and other things.
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Next, is your player's Statistics page, which gives you basic and slightly in-depth history on his/ her historical batting, pitching, and fielding statistics.
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Third is your players Skills page, the hear of where you build your player. For pitchers and hitters, there are 3 potential Focuses you can choose for your player.
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For hitters, we see here that there are Vision, Muscle, and Athleticism (my player, JC, is Athleticism ;)) and pitchers have Control, Movement, and Velocity. The different focuses will have different strengths and weaknesses. For example, JC here is very fast and strong in defensive skills; things necessary for a high-level SS. He, however, has very little flyball power and instead is a prototypical "gap power" type who gets on base and can steal a few bases. The Effective Skill Rating Chart below your distribution table helps provide a better visual of how they all work together; the more highly rated a particular skill you have (always relative to your league), the better you are at that particular skill.

The last preview image I have to show you guys is for the Training page. Here, your player will grow in either his/ her Fitness, Celebrity, or Charity. Reaching certain milestones in these will provide different bonuses.
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Now, I know this is a pretty cruddy overview of it all, but I hope it gets anyone on here interested because I believe it really is a fun game that many MC'ers will enjoy. Of course, I have to also admit that a good portion of this was for my own shamelessfull advertising and want to put up my own referral link. Posted Image

To be honest, though, I wouldn't want to deter anyone from the game just because I was compelled to talk about it for my own in-game benefit. If you're a jerk and don't want to give me a little benefit for the piece of crud I just wrote up, but are still interested in the game, here is a direct, non-referral link to the game's main page. In all, I hope others join (preferably by using my referral link Posted Image) and if you do, post up your in-game username here. Maybe we can eventually cobble together an all-MCers team! Posted Image
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Kyle Lewis

The M's 2016 first round pick and the 11th Overall is the system's top prospect and has several accolades to his name.  Even though he is currently out of commission recovering from injury, he still has a whole bunch of potential.

Mike Ford

This Rule 5-acquired first baseman just might be the M's best player at the position.  I'm betting on it!  He's never walked less than he's K'd and he just flashed some serious power in his first taste of AAA.  He just needed a position and there happens to be one available in the Emerald City.



Gone, but not forgotten AAPs:
Nick Franklin

Brad Miller

Roenis Elias

Joe Wieland

'Boog' Powell


So long, fellas.  I hope that all of you do well in your future endeavors.  Perhaps you can tap into the potential seen in the M's system and have success elsewhere in the baseball world.  Just... not against the M's, OK?



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I signed up with the referral link. Waiting for the confirmation email and ill check it out later tonight or tomorrow.
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