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Rules | Settings for playing games

Rules:

In order to be ready for the start of the season 2020 please follow these steps:

  • Download final roster
  • Fix your line-up and strategy in NHLview

  • Download and load Jum AI in game
  • Download Launcher 1.45 As old and new launchers are incompatible and lot of tech issues appeared
  • Set up EMLH rules (in-game settings)
  • Install nhl04gameplaycenter for automatic stats (note: Match without statistics from the GamePlayCenter is invalid!)
  • Home player has right to play home as first, as well as the right to create his home game (through IP address or Hamachi virtual network or TeamViewer) In the first round of Regular season, home player is a player who is higher on Players & Teams table
  • If the game is broken score difference keeps valid for the repeating game
  • All goals are allowed including wrap-around goals and all other types of goals
  • Be visible and capable on ICQ during the season
  • AI settings:

  • You have to download and copy to My documents (just copy and paste the downloaded file into „MY DOCUMENTS –> NHL 2004 –> AI“.
  • You need to LOAD it in a game afterwards: OPTIONS –> AI –> Load –> Jum AI.
  • in-game settings:

  • Skill level – Difficult
  • Period lenght – 6 min
  • Penalties – 3
  • Fighting – 2

  • Arena type – NHL
  • Tie-break – OT plus Shootout
  • Minor penalty – Ends on goal
  • Referee type – NHL
  • Injuries – ON
  • Offsides – ON
  • Icing –ON
  • 2 line pass – OFF
  • Hero rating – OFF
  • Shot: Manually (Also oponent must have shot set as manually)
  • Substitution: Automatic or Manual (up to player)
  • Graphics settings:

  • Set REPLAY on DEFAULT
  • Game calendar

  • New clear tabular game plan for all league rounds and matches will be created before beginning of each season in order to inform players about time schedule of the season for purpose of play-in-advace matches in case of longterm absence. Should such a case happen, player has to anounce his absence and its length and will ask for possibilty to play matches in advance but not more than 3 leauge rounds (unless Members of Admins decide otherwise). However, results (screens) of play-in-advance matches will be anounced and counted into Standings chart in proper round terms.
  • League schedule

  • Leauge schedule is based on system each-vs-each, home and away. Season begins in September when registation proces into upcoming season is done. Exact deadline for registration is set by Admins each year in early September. After the list of registerd players is complete, Club Draft begins. Draft is governed by the rules in section Club Draft. According to handiness of players with drafting, new season begins.
  • Rules for playing the match

  • Players have 7 days (1 week) to play a league round, that means 2 matches with one opponent (home-away). New round opens and old one closes always at 23.00 on Sunday
  • In case that any of the leagues match will not be played (and any of the oppenents wil not call for a contumacy) til closing of the league round, the match will be annuled.
  • In case that only one player will come up for the match unilaterally because of an inactive opponent, he has to write his call for a contumacy with justifing commentary to the article about current leageu round. Call can be written till 22.00 on Sunday (one hour before round closing)
  • Should some more serious obstacle occures that obstruct player/players from playing matches (health issues, technical problems), player has to ask for possibility to play matches afterwards by writing it in commentary to the article about current league round till 22.00 on Sunday. Match then have to be played in 1 week (upon request from serious reason even longer) after regular league round term.
  • Everybody can ask for possibility to play matches in advance (with adding comment to the article with current league round) in case of longterm absence. Should such a case happen, player will anounce his absence and its length and will ask for possibilty to play matches in advance but not more than 3 leauge rounds (unless Members of Admins decide otherwise). However, results (screens) of play-in-advance matches will be anounced and counted into Standings chart in proper round terms
  • Based on the situation, player’s admin can determine other way of play, such a 15-day deadline for certain rounds of season.
  • All requests for contumacy, play-in-advance or playing afterwards are judged by admin that is responsible for players affairs.
  • The maximum number of matches to play is unlimited. The fixed schedule of opponents does not apply. Play with who you see online. If someone is inactive for a long time or avoids an opponent, the matches will be contumated.
  • Contumacy rules

  • Standard contumacy score is 3:0. However, if admin determines that matches were not played by intention or there is large performance difference between opponents, contumacy score is 6:0
  • To judge activity of opponents, admin for players affairs is using history of players´ comunication. Therefore everybody is obliged to have ICQ history turned on.
  • Missing (not playing) of 4 league rounds is tolereated for one player during the season otherwise player will be automatically released from the season. Admins will decide about situation about substitute or contumacy games.
  • It is not possible to play match that has already been contumated or anulled!
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    Goals scored leader
    Goals against leader
    Most games played leader
    Points leader of the league
    Points percentuage leader
    Most wins leader
    Best series of games leader
    Worst series of games