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FM Genie Scout 18 - Exclusive

World's best scouting tool for FM18. Extend the possibilities of finding, sorting & shortlisting players & staff on Football Manager 2018. GS18 "g" edition updated for 18.3.3!

By on Dec 02, 2017   Jan 18, 2018   314697 views   119 comments
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Downloads: 111922 / Size: 10.1 MB / Added: 2017-12-02
Football Manager 2018 Tools - FM Genie Scout 18 - Exclusive
Genie Scout 18 "g" edition has already been updated for 18.3, but the update for the public edition will be delayed. Eugene does this on 2 occasions every year; (1) initial game launch and (2) winter transfers patch. GS is otherwise updated within 24 hours for all the hot-fix patches in-between those 2. GS18g was last updated on March 21st to add support for the 18.3.3 patch.

Welcome to the official download page of FM Genie Scout 18, the best real-time scout tool for Football Manager 2018. Exclusively available from since 2009.

FM Genie Scout (or Genie Scout in short) is world's most popular scouting tool for Football Manager, created to extend the possibilities of finding, sorting and shortlisting players and staff, controlling their progress, making "first 11" and tactics choice easier and observing attributes invisible in FM.

Released: 2 December 2017 - build 811
Updated: 18 January 2018 - build 816

Redistribution Policy

We don't allow sharing Genie Scout 18 directly on other sites. Please point the download link to this very page. You cannot host any files yourself.


OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
FM18: 18.2.2, 18.2.1, 18.2.0, 18.1.3, 18.1.2, 18.1.1, 18.1.0, 18.0.3, 18.0.2, 18.0.1

Does it work for Mac or Linux?
No. However, we exclusively release another scouting tool for Mac OS X users:
MacAssistant RT for FM18
Can I use it to edit attributes and other details?
No. However, we exclusively release a real time editor:
FMS Editor 18

How to run GS18

  1. Extract the downloaded .zip file and run the setup .exe file.

  2. Follow instructions until installation is finished.

  3. Run Football Manager 2018 and load your saved game.

  4. Launch Genie Scout 18 and from main menu click "Load Game".

We have a detailed instructional guide to Genie Scout. Make sure to read it.

Donate to Eugene to get the "g" edition

As usual, Genie Scout 18 comes in two editions:
The public edition comes with 2 banner ads.
The "g" edition has no ads and includes a few minor extra features.

In order to get the "g" edition, you need to donate to Eugene.

Genie Scout 18g Explained

Eugene has automatized the process of distribution for the "g" edition, so you will have to wait just a few minutes before you receive a download link and a key file. But only if they have sent correct contact email, correct Unique ID alongside your donation.

Make sure you check your Spam folder too.
It might take up to 24 hours though. In case of problem with your donation, please contact Eugene using the email address you'll see in the message after donation.

Donations are handled by Eugene. He will deliver the ad-free version to you after donation.

Bug Reports

During closed beta stage for supporters, Eugene fixed most bugs that came to surface. As a result, the public edition should be quite stable from its very first version.

Should you find a bug, please report it to the Genie Scout forum.
Read this before submitting any bugs!

Known issue: Sale value for players is not accurate and sadly we have no way of making it work as it used to be before GS13.

Any comment including bug report posted on this page will be removed on sight!

Please understand it is forbidden by the EULA from SI and SEGA to export all the data from the results. You should be able to export only basic information such as player name, club, age, etc.


Genie Scout 18 is created by Eugene Tarabanovsky.
He has been developing this amazing scout utility for the past 12 years!

Genie Scout logo made by Stam.


December 15: Build 812
  • Compatible with 18.2.0
  • Compatible with FM Touch 18.2.0

December 2: First release - build 811
  • Compatible with 18.1.3
  • Compatible with FM Touch
  • Minimum fee release clause added
  • Contract types added
  • Minor fixes

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Downloads: 111922 / Size: 10.1 MB / Added: 2017-12-02
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Discussion: FM Genie Scout 18 - Exclusive

119 comments have been posted so far.

  • Nico5644's avatar
    Hey guys, i have a big problem since 2 days. When i load my game on Genie Scout, the data base is corrupted, countrys, stats and position players are false.
    I have a key for the G edition. I use this key on an other PC and i havent any problems... Thanks in advance
  • r9jeff's avatar
    hey guys. I want to buy G edition. Can somebody explain me how do i actually do it. This dude desserves a donation, plus waiting for the public updates sucks. Thanks in advance
  • yasaksix's avatar
    Hi. I made a donation.but reset my computer. Please new key eugene. :(
  • Cy's avatar
    I have paid for the genie18g edition yet I've only been sent a link to the 18.3.2 version. How do I update?
  • Stam's avatar
    GS18g new version (beta 23), compatible with 18.3.3, out now!

    On a side note, I've asked Eugene for a number of minor improvements that will likely arrive in yet another update (regardless of further patch releases).
  • Cire's avatar
    Yeah, they just seem to keep Eugene overly active... While they give us constant hotfixes, it seems the wrong timestamp on the left top of the screen and sometimes missing teamnumbers are brought to us by recent 'hotfixes'.
  • ngST101's avatar
    zzzz how many more of these damned "hotfixes" will SI keep releasing just to interfere with Eugene's work. I know, I know, there's probably a reason for the fixes, I'm just venting because I just bought the g version which Eugene updated this morning and boom, SI counters it with yet another hotfix for the same issues or whatever. I'll shut up now.
  • sheepfromek's avatar
    Hi, One other thing I have noticed in last few versions, the "defending" coaching ability of staff seems to be inaccurate. All coaches seem to be showing as much better than they are and if I search all staff and sort by "defending" overall ability I find plenty of coaches showing as >100%, some are in the range of 120%. Thanks
  • Justice's avatar
  • Boskailo_D's avatar
    Any infos about the free version admins?
  • golden_shot's avatar
    Hello,I threw the computer formatted it so I changed my id number
  • Schulle's avatar
    I can not donate? It always says that my card does not work! Can I get help with it?
  • Stam's avatar
    GS18g was updated on March 16th to add support for the 18.3.2 patch. As stated on the top of this page and in my previous comment, the update of the public edition will be delayed until the first week of April.

    @Pacman_NUFC: GS18g is always updated within 24 hours after a new patch, so I'm not sure where "few days" came from.

    @Lillois: Eugene has chosen the fastspring service to process donations. I'm afraid that doesn't support PaySafe.

    @n00bsior: You'll be needing 2 keys, but you only need to donate once. Use the ID of your first computer when donating. Then simply email Eugene to explain you need a second key as well and pass him the ID of your other computer.

    @Robelink @Arshavincoe66: That means there's a problem with your key file; you either didn't place it in the appropriate folder, or you changed/formatted your computer and you need to message Eugene and ask for a new key.
  • vmakridis's avatar
    Have we any news about the free GS version? When the last update for 18.3.2 patch will be released?
  • tortuga's avatar
    Is there a new version?

    "your football manager is not supported: Football manager 2018..."
  • Arshavincoe66's avatar
    I've got the 'g' edition but my leagues are all messed up and not named correctly, also the players stats don't match in-game stats and its saying a strikers ideal position is at CB?!?!
  • Cire's avatar
    21 version is the solution to the problem. Thanks Eugene.
  • miro's avatar
    21 beta working great, thnx Eugene for quick update
  • Red till im dead's avatar
    The game got an update today so we gotta wait till Eugene has time to update GS.
  • moha05's avatar
    What's wrong with GS18 "g"??? It's not working. I donated ca$h few days ago.
  • Pacman_NUFC's avatar
    is there any news on the update yet? disappointed to have donated last week and haven't been able to use it for a few days as it no longer loads with my game version :(
  • Lillois's avatar
    Is it possible to donate using paysafe?
  • n00bsior's avatar
    Hi! I'm considering to donate for G version but have question. I'm currently using two PCs, will I be able to install G version on both with the same key?
  • betussinan's avatar
    when to update for the 18.3.1? for public edition
  • Robelink's avatar
    can anyone help me? i have genie scout golden and when i load my game, the players are nothing like on the game.
    I mean, the stats are very different

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