A note from the author:
This is just a quick fix recommended just for use with the demo - I understand there's a release day patch which will include a dark skin for the full game when that comes out. I've not made any changes here other than adding a number of dark boxes / buttons etc, and changing some of the text colours. Hopefully this is going to be fine for people to be able to enjoy the demo rather than burning their eyes after 5 minutes like I did.
The dark graphics are all just taken from the previous FM dark skins, with the odd exception where I've recoloured an existing FM11 image since it's new. There's no prizes for prettyness, and there's a few bits that I've not seen the point in amending since it's only a quick fix for about 2 weeks.
Released: 23 Oct 2010
Download the skin and follow the steps below to get it into your game:
Extract the file (using either 7-Zip for Windows or The Unarchiver for Mac).
Copy the folders you extracted into your skins folder this is by default (you may need to create the skins folder if it doesn’t already exist):
Win Vista/7: C:\Users\<username>\Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2011\skins
Win 2000/XP: C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\My Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2011\skins
Win 98/ME: C:\My Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2011\skins
Mac OS X: /Users/<username>/Documents/Sports Interactive/Football Manager 2011/skins
If you cannot find your user data folder:
To select the skin in game you will need to:
- load the game, and go into the preferences -> Display and Sound menu
- untick ‘Use Skin Cache’ and tick ‘Always Reload Skin On Confirm’ then select confirm and
- select the skin from the drop down menu, select confirm again and your new skin should now display. (Once the skin is loaded you can turn the skin cache back on and untick the Always Reload button.)
Please note the above skins are provided as is, they are nothing to do with Sports Interactive or SEGA and won't be supported by them.
This skin was created by Murray from FM View.