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FM21 Random PA Database - U23 - UPDATED FOR 21.4.0

This custom database adds an element of randomisation to your save, giving all players under 23 a PA range instead of a fixed PA value!

By Updated on Mar 29, 2021   21084 views   14 comments
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FM 2021 Fantasy Scenarios - FM21 Random PA Database - U23 - UPDATED FOR 21.4.0
A pretty simple database, but it randomises the PA value of players under 23!

For those unaware, the potential of a player in FM21 is defined by their PA value, or Potential Ability. It goes from 1-200. A lot of players have a fixed value, for example Mason Greenwood's PA is a fixed value of 172, meaning this will be his potential every single game. However, for example, Erling Haaland has a PA range of -95 (don't ask, it's what SI named it), which means his potential will vary from 160 to 190 in every new game. This means that sometimes he a good player for most top European sides (160), but other times he's a near-guarenteed Ballon d'Or winner (190).

This database makes it so that every player with a fixed value, gets a PA range, matching somewhat to their fixed value. For example:

Mason Greenwood: Fixed PA: 172 - New PA Range: 160-190
Ethan Ampadu: Fixed PA: 157 - New PA Range: 140-170
Japhet Tanganga: Fixed PA: 146 - New PA Range: 130-160
And so on, so forth :-)

Also, this is a .fmf file. This means that it goes into your "editor data" folder, which is usually located at "\Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2021\editor data", or whereever you've chosen to place your user data. But if you've placed in at a non-default location, you probably don't need me to explain this to you. You also must start a new game to select this file and use, it won't work on existing savegames.

This will add a bit more variety to your save games, and hopefilly make scouting the next superstar a little more fun!

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Downloads: 2260 / Size: 1.7 MB / Added: 2020-11-24
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Discussion: FM21 Random PA Database - U23 - UPDATED FOR 21.4.0

14 comments have been posted so far.

  • GfxJG's avatar
    Updated for 21.4, 99.99% of stuff is exactly the same, but now updated for the new players who changed from 21.3 to 21.4 :-)
  • GfxJG's avatar
    @toni2244: It should work off the bat for 99.99% of players. I'll release an update within a week or so just to be 100% sure, but the changes are minor it'll make next to no difference :-)
  • toni2244's avatar
    Any news about update? :)
  • GfxJG's avatar
  • GfxJG's avatar
    @djleandroiung: Maybe at some point, no guarentee's though :-)
    @toni2244: Of course, an update will also come after the final patch :-)
  • toni2244's avatar
    Very good! Hopefully you also do update for final patch, most likely next week or latest week after that? I find this very good, after a couple of saves i always seem to sign same yougsters and this changes things a bit. Good work!
  • djleandroiung's avatar
    @GfxJG: translating
    I would like a file like this with the PA fixed to the maximum of players, without the variable just like mason greenwood, and so bad when we started a career and our favorite players left with low potential
  • GfxJG's avatar
    @djleandroiung: Sorry man, you're gonna have to say that in English, most of the world doesn't speak... Portugese, would be my guess?
  • djleandroiung's avatar
    Gostaria de um arquivos desse com o PA fixo no maximo dos jogadores !
  • GfxJG's avatar
    @Fretec: Funny you should ask, I just updated it!
  • ChelsFret's avatar
    any chance of winter update version?
  • eurekae's avatar
  • GfxJG's avatar
    @RellomQ: No, perhaps I should specify, the PA range is related to the fixed value. For example, Mason Greenwood with a fixed value of 175, has a range of 160-190. Frenkie De Jong, fixed value of 185(?), has 170-200 :-) Lower fixed value, lower range, but those were the two I could remember off the top of my head :-P

    And it is indeed a .fmf file yes, perhaps I should add that, so you'd have to start a new save :-)
  • RellomQ's avatar
    When you say "randomises" do you actually mean 1 to 200 on all U23 players? Also regens?

    This seems like a FMF file, so I'm guessing it wont be working with a concurrent save, and should be placed in the data folder when making a new save. I'm not gonna try it for now (since I'm not making a new save,) but it sounds interesting. Anyhow, you should proberbly make it more clear, how to apply it.
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