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DF11 Base Skins V3.1

5 base skins of FM 2018 modified for DF11 faces. Updated to Version 3.1 December 17th / Fixed 'Instant result'

By Updated on Dec 17, 2017   123408 views   22 comments
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Downloads: 31917 / Size: 28.1 MB / Added: 2017-11-14
Football Manager 2018 Skins - DF11 Base Skins V3.1

DF11 Base skins.V2

The FM2018 default skins modified with the basic DF11 items and some extra panels
to display DF11 faces in best way.

New features Base skins V3:

5 Base skins in 1 download

(download button on top)
- Default (compatible with background packs)
- Light
- Light Transparent (compatible with background packs
- Dark
- Dark Transparent (compatible with background packs)

- DF11 base skins are free to modify by everyone as long the DF11 faces are visible in large size (260x310px)
- Please send a copy of your work for release to necjeff.

Features & Credits V3.1

(new download on top button)
+ DF11 panels (Pikawa)
+ DF11 default faces
+ Instant result button (wannachupbrew)
+ Compatible with all 'zoom' levels
+ Compatible with background packs
+ Star icons
+ Extra info boxes (Jovovich)
+ Halftime / Fulltime overview panels (michaeltmurray)
+ Fixed sharpness images 'player comparison panel'.
+ Fixed Instant result button (new dec.17)

Features & Credits V2

(previous download)
+ DF11 panels (Pikawa)
+ DF11 default faces
+ Instant result button (wannachupbrew)
+ Compatible with all 'zoom' levels
+ Compatible with background packs


- Pikawa
- Wannachupbrew
- michaeltmurray
- Jovovich
- necjeff
- FM community in general

How to install DF11 Base skins on FM18

Delete previous versions of the DF11 base skins before installing a new version!

1. Download the .rar file from the link. (DF11 Default FM2018)

2. Unrar (with 'Winrar') to the following location:
documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2018\skins

3. Start FM18. Open 'Preferences - Interface':

Switch 'OFF' ->> "Use skin cache to decrease page loading times"
Switch 'ON' ->> "Reload skin when confirming changes in Preferences"

4. Confirm - Have fun!

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Downloads: 31917 / Size: 28.1 MB / Added: 2017-11-14
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Discussion: DF11 Base Skins V3.1

22 comments have been posted so far.

  • Papa_Erosh's avatar
    Hi! Please fix
  • Vulgaris's avatar

    I've performed every single step you wrote here. However, when I go into preferences - interface , I can see only standart ones. Not the ones I downloaded.

    What have I done wrong?

    Thank you.
  • necjeff's avatar
    @CGUltimateno; Maybe you forgot to switch the ingame settings?
    Nr.3 in the post on top of these comments. :)
  • CGUltimateno's avatar
    For Some Reason, when I installed Carlo's Facepack and put it in the graphics folder in a folder called "Faces", It doesn't work, have any idea why?
  • havefun169's avatar
    When i use this skins and go to any match page the game report start download automatically and the game 3d starts in background.
    Is there a way to disable this feature to start automatically?

  • necjeff's avatar
    @Bale1993 ;

    Instant result button fixed.
    Thanks for your report :)


    Unfortunately i don't have the knowledge to give you the best advice for scaling down the images.

    For your quuestion you will probably get better advice on the SI skinning forum.
  • jmoreira's avatar
    I am actualy using cut out images, but this is one of my favorite skins. Unfortunly the photo looks to big. How can i rever to smaller/original size?

  • necjeff's avatar

    I will have a look when i get home from work tonight.
    Thanks for reporting.
  • Lemures's avatar
    Hey, I`ve got the same problem as @Bale1993 reported, after the update the instant result butten makes the game freeze. The screen gets darker but nothing happens.

    I`ve tried the fixes you made to Bale1993 but it dosn`t work, any other soulutions or anyone who might know what the problem is?
  • necjeff's avatar
    Haven't heard any problems before with the skins.

    The skin uses most of the original FM files wich makes a error virtually almost impossible.

    Try a fresh install first with no other skins in the skin folder.
    Hope it solves your problem! :)
  • Bale1993's avatar
    Im having trouble with the Instant result button after using the new update
  • necjeff's avatar
    Download link is working again.
  • necjeff's avatar

    Shit happends. The link was working fine.
    Mega or mediafire do also have bad days.

    Try later.
  • cristobalite's avatar
    The sync site is not working. Can you please upload to mediafire or Mega???
  • necjeff's avatar
    @massuk; New skins will arrive a little later as expected.
    I assume they will be available tomorrow.
  • necjeff's avatar
    @massuk; Dark version will be available later today.
  • massuk's avatar
    Will there be a dark version of this? Really hate how bright the default light is
  • ralphiewilliam's avatar
    when i go download this and the background megapack the link cannot be found?
  • necjeff's avatar
    lol no problem m8.
    Your issue was also very confusing for me ;)
  • massuk's avatar
    Im going to go hide under a rock - Mistake was mine had wrong facepack installed lol :(
  • necjeff's avatar
    To get a clear view of what you are saying;

    - The borders of your DF11 faces don't have a border in game?
    - Your DF11 faces are not similar to the example images in this post?
  • massuk's avatar
    Using DF11 Facepack and skin but im having an issue there is no border around the faces? Looks a bit zoomed in too
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