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NFL2K1 Faq Version 2.0 Written By: Sycho Bubba Crusty (Formerly Tazzmission) E-Mail: email@example.com AOLIM: SychoBubbaCrusty ICQ: 41909042 Yahoo Messenger- Real Tazzmission Last Updated: Tuesday, September 26th, 2K Seganet Screename: SychoBubbaCrusty@sega.net Please Visit GamingNoise.com for The BEST DREAMCAST Show On The Internet. These Guys Are Hilarious. Visit Cloudchaser.com for the best game forums on the net. ******If You Have Any Good Plays, Send Them To Me With The Team, Book, And Play Name****** ******************* *Table O' Contents* ******************* 1. Intro 2. Updates 3. How To Play 4. Teams 5. Strategy 6. Network 7. Q/A 8. Glitches 9. Codes 10. Credits ********** *1. Intro* ********** Welcome to my NFL2K1 Faq! I decided to make this faq because I finally finished my WWF Royal Rumble Faq and I needed something to work on so here it is. This is the sequel to the best football game and arguably the best Dreamcast game out! I decided to follow in DreThugs' footsteps(Where is he anyway?) and use personal strategy and glitches in my faq. So If anybody has something to contribute feel free to Preferably to my E-Mail. So On With The Faq! ************ *2. Updates* ************ Version 2.0(09.26.2K)- Added Some Glitches, Tips, And More Q/A, Also Good San Francisco 49er Plays. Version 1.5(09.18.2K)- Second Version Added Some Glitches, Codes, Q/A, and other miscellaneous things. Version 1.0(09.14.2K)- First Version So My Guess Would Be That "Everything Is New" **************** *3. How To Play* **************** *General Controls* Start- Pause Analog Pad- Highlight(Select) Play Sets Or Formations D-Pad- Change Player At Line Of Scrimmage L/R Trigger- Flip Through Formations A- Select Formation Or Play B- View Previous Formations or Play Sets X- Flip Play Or Formation Bluff Mode- Select The Play You Want But Continue To Hold Down A, Then Move The Selector Around And Release A, It Will Select Your Original Play. Play Help- When Selecting A Play Hit A Once And The Game Will Select A Game For You. *Offense* Before Snap Analog L/R- Put Man In Motion L/R Trigger- View Receiver Buttons, Names, And Energy Level A- Hurry Players To Line Of Scrimmage/Snap Ball Y- Audibles(Then A,B, and X For Audibles; Y To Cancel) X- Lower Crowd Noise(QB) B- Fake Snap Signal No Huddle Offense- Right After The Play Press Y To Run The Same Play Again. Running The Ball A- Speed Burst/Power Move L/R Trigger- Stiff Arm Left/Right L+R Triggers- Juke Move X- Dive Y- Hurdle/High Step B- Spin Move D-Pad- Lateral The Ball Instant Energy- Press And Hold A Till The Arrow Fills then Press A,B,X, Or Y To Perform A More Powerful Move.(Only Lasts For A Limited Time And Makes You More Able To Fumble Hands Free- Press The Analog Stick or An Action Button And NFL2K1 Will Run The Play For You. You Will Be Stuck With That Player Unless You Press B.(After The Snap You Are Given Control Of The QB/Then You Are Given Control To Whoever Gets The Ball) Passing The Ball A, B, X, Y, L Trigger- Pass/Pitch To The Player D-Pad- Throw The Ball Away QB Scramble- Hold R If You're Getting Blitzed To Scramble But Once You Are Past The Line Of Scrimmage You Can Let Go Of R You Can Control Him Like A Running Back. You Can Let Go Of R Behind The Line And Throw The Ball. Quarterback Scramble R+L Trigger- Juke Move R+A- Speed Burst/Power Move R+B- Spin Move R+X- Slide Or Dive R+Y- Hurdle Maximum Passing- Press A At The Controller/Team Screen This Gives You Complete Control Over Passing. Press The Analog Stick To Adjust Where You Will Throw The Ball. Lob/Normal/Bullet Passes Lob- Tap The Button Normal- Press The Button Bullet- Hold The Button Catching A Pass B- Select Receiver Closest To Ball X- Dive for Pass Y- Jump For Pass *Defense* Prior To Snap B/D-Pad- Select Player Analog- Reposition Player L/R Trigger(With Defensive Back Selected)- View Players L/R Trigger(With Lineman Selected)- Shift Defensive Line A- Hurry Players To Line Of Scrimmage X(At Line Of Scrimmage)- Pump Up The Crowd Y- Call Audible Then Press A,B, Or X To Select; Y To Cancel After The Snap B- Take Control Of Defender Closest To The Ball A- Speed Burst X- Dive/Tackle Y- Jump(Intercept/Block Pass) L/R Trigger- Defensive Line Special Move D-Pad- Change Players Instant Energy- Press And Hold A Till The Arrow Fills Then Press A/B/X/Y To Perform A Special Move. Defensive Line L- Perform a move to left R- Perform a move to right L+R- Swim Move *Special Teams* Kicking Analog- Move Arrow A- Select Power Then Tap A Again To Stop Receiving Punts And Kickoff Analog- Control Return Man After Reception D-Pad- Lateral The Ball Y(After Catching)- Down The Ball Y(Before Catching)- Fair Catch(On Punts) L/R Trigger- Show Names ********** *4. Teams* ********** San Francisco 49ers Offense- 64 Defense- 74 Overall- 68 Stadium- 3Com Park Good Passing Plays- -I->PA Outs -I->PA Fade -Trey->Deep Out -I Twins->Motion PA FB Out -I Twins->Under -Split Queens->Corners -Split Twins->Motion Comeback -Doubles->Double Smash -Double Right Slot->Evade -Double Right Slot->Option Good Running Plays- -I->Lead Digger -Trey->Zone -I->Isolation -I Twins->Lead Draw -Split Queen->Gold Lead Draw -Split Twins->Lead -Split Twins->Shift Trap -Doubles->Draw -Double Right Slot->Zone 2000 Current Record- 1-3-0 Chicago Bears Offense- 85 Defense- 77 Overall- 78 Stadium- Soldier Field Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 0-4-0 Cincinnati Bengals Offense- 71 Defense- 64 Overall- 65 Stadium- Cinergy Field Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 0-3-0 Buffalo Bills Offense- 89 Defense- 81 Overall- 84 Stadium- Ralph Wilson Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 2-1-0 Denver Broncos Offense- 87 Defense- 85 Overall- 86 Stadium- Mile High Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 2-2-0 Cleveland Browns Offense- 62 Defense- 66 Overall- 64 Stadium- Cleveland Brown Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 2-2-0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Offense- 89 Defense- 96 Overall- 92 Stadium- Raymond James Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 3-1-0 Arizona Cardinals Offense- 71 Defense- 77 Overall- 73 Stadium- Sun Devil Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 1-2-0 San Diego Chargers Offense- 66 Defense- 83 Overall- 75 Stadium- Qualcomm Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 0-4-0 Kansas City Chiefs Offense- 81 Defense- 75 Overall- 77 Stadium- Arrowhead Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 2-2-0 Indianapolis Colts Offense- 98 Defense- 78 Overall- 87 Stadium- RCA Dome Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 2-1-0 Dallas Cowboys Offense- 87 Defense- 81 Overall- 82 Stadium- Texas Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 1-3-0 Miami Dolphins Offense- 66 Defense- 97 Overall- 81 Stadium- Pro Player Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 3-1-0 Philadelphia Eagles Offense- 67 Defense- 75 Overall- 70 Stadium- Veterans Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 2-2-0 Atlanta Falcons Offense- 71 Defense- 82 Overall- 76 Stadium- Georgia Dome Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 2-2-0 New York Giants Offense- 67 Defense- 85 Overall- 76 Stadium- Giants Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 3-1-0 Jacksonville Jaguars Offense- 96 Defense- 94 Overall- 95 Stadium- Alltel Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 2-2-0 New York Jets Offense- 83 Defense- 78 Overall- 80 Stadium- Meadowlands Arena Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 4-0-0 Detroit Lions Offense- 77 Defense- 79 Overall- 78 Stadium- Pontiac Silverdome Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 3-1-0 Green Bay Packers Offense- 91 Defense- 72 Overall- 80 Stadium- Lambeau Field Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 2-2-0 Carolina Panthers Offense- 82 Defense- 79 Overall- 78 Stadium- Ericsson Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 1-2-0 New England Patriots Offense- 76 Defense- 81 Overall- 77 Stadium- Foxboro Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 0-4-0 Oakland Raiders Offense- 88 Defense- 92 Overall- 90 Stadium- Network Associates Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 3-1-0 St. Louis Rams Offense- 98 Defense- 88 Overall- 92 Stadium- Trans World Dome(TWA Dome) Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 4-0-0 Baltimore Ravens Offense- 70 Defense- 95 Overall- 82 Stadium- PSINet Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 3-1-0 Washington Redskins Offense- 94 Defense- 91 Overall- 90 Stadium- FedEx Field Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 2-2-0 New Orleans Saints Offense- 75 Defense- 73 Overall- 73 Stadium- Louisiana Superdome Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 1-3-0 Seattle Seahawks Offense- 80 Defense- 81 Overall- 80 Stadium- Husky Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 2-2-0 Pittsburgh Steelers Offense- 72 Defense- 76 Overall- 74 Stadium- 3 Rivers Stadium Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 0-3-0 Tennessee Titans Offense- 94 Defense- 80 Overall- 87 Stadium- Adelphia Coliseum Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 2-1-0 Minnesota Vikings Offense- 90 Defense- 65 Overall- 77 Stadium- Metrodome Good Passing Plays- Good Running Plays- 2000 Current Record- 3-0-0 ************* *5. Strategy* ************* If you have any tips please feel free to send them. Offense Tips -Always check where and who you're receivers are before a play. -Turn Maximum passing on that way if you're in trouble you can lead a receiver. -Never Throw the ball away unless you're being blitzed. -Unlike most other games where the spin move is just inserted to make people happy it's very effective in this game and is a much faster way of getting around an opponent, one on one, than the stiff arm method. Defense Tips -Don't always blitz the quarterback, if they pass you're pretty much screwed. -A good way to get to the QB without sending linebackers is to use a play that will cross the DT with the DE. I use the Bucs, so I use Warren Sapp. Once the ball is snapped use the speed burst button to get outside and around the LT and dive for the QB. Sometimes a RB will be there, and about half the time you can get around him. The QB will throw away the ball a lot because of the pressure. I created a play where my where my DT's and DE's both cross, having the DT's cross out. This also makes it almost impossible for RB to run up the middle. -To Sack The QB- Right Before the ball is snapped use the *x* button to pump up the crowd. The repeatedly hit A and when the ball is snapped you will be in the backfield before the QB can pass the ball and before the running back can get out of the backfield. Special Team Tips -Never kick/punt out of bounds unless you kick behind the endzone. -The easiest way to block a punt is by taking your left DE and moving out about 3 yards past the furthest left offensive linemen move up to the line of scrimmage and anticipate the snap, I start to go when the kick power bar starts to move then run around the man who attempts to pick you up and do an a line right for the kicker , dive and tackle him, don't attempt to jump and block it. ************ *6. Network* ************ My Network Record: 4-2 My Network Screename: SychoBubbaCrusty If you wanna challenge me I'm usually in the Central server. I have really no idea of what to put in here but if you have any ideas please feel free to e-mail me. ***Quitters*** Send in your quitters names to my e-mail. 1. Torcha - Quit in the first quarter after he was down by 14points 2. Brad79 - Quit after THE FIRST PLAY when my Emmitt Smith ran for a gain of 65yards 3. pimpie-I was beating him 14-0 in the first and he quit. he had 2 players also. 4. "kevinnash" and he quit after one series in the first quarter. He went for it on 4th and 12 on his own 10 yard line and didn't make it. So he promptly quit before I ever got to touch the ball!! (Note: This dude sounds like the biggest loser so far!!!) 5. 'KingOfGames' left after the 3rd quarter cause I was up 35-0. 6. 'uppercut' also left in the 4th cause I was up. 7. notredame- quit when I ran back a fumble for a TD to lead 10-0 8. poopoo- Went up by 5 with 1:48 left and he quit. 9. downsouthboyz- quit when I started beating him in the first with the Bears (he had the Rams). ******** *7. Q/A* ******** Send In Your Questions. Q: Can You Use Created Teams In Franchise Or Season Modes? A: I have tried but to no avail. I really wish you could. And If Anybody knows e-mail it to me. Q: I had was about their juke move. NFL2K didn't had one, did they do a good job with this addition, or does it look like a half hearted attempt. A: I personally like it but it may be too powerful somewhat like last years Stiff Arm. Q: When playing a network game and vmu play calling is off, can your opponent see what play you are picking on the screen? A: No they can't Q: Every time I try to download rosters it comes back and says unable to apply patch file. Do you have any tips for me, or have you encountered this problem at all? I'd really appreciate your help on this. I want to download those rosters. I think that is the coolest feature game has to offer this year. A: I don't believe Sega has put an updated Roster up yet. ************* *8. Glitches* ************* Send In Your Glitches. Sound Glitch- Sometimes In A Blowout The Announcers will act as if it is a really close game. Playcalling Glitch- First go to the options screen and turn 'VMU playcalling ON'. Then in the section that says type of playcalling turn the option to 'Type of play' and NOT formation. Then start a game in exhibition mode and pick any two teams while playing one person as the one team and another person as the other. The person that get to be on defense 1st needs to use the L and R buttons to scroll through your defensive plays on the VMU screen. If you use the L key it will make the entire game lock up!!! I have tried this on separate Dreamcast systems with separate copies of the game. Sound Glitch - When you tackle the punter the game announcers act as if the kick was made and the ball was returned to the point of the sack. You're still given a sack in your statistics. Bucs Glitch- I am playing a franchise season with the Bucs. I went 16-1 in my regular season giving me the best record on the year. So that would mean I should have homefield advantage throughout the playoffs and superbowl right?? but when I plowed through the other teams and made it to the superbowl. My first place Bucs was the VISITING team in the superbowl. That shit pissed me off. I was supposed to be the home team especially being that the superbowl is in Tampa. Has this happened to U ? Update: The game goes by record not whether it's in Tampa or not. ********** *9. Codes* ********** Send In your codes. Speed Up Your Modem- This Is Really A Code But It Will Speed Your Modem Up. In The Version 2.0 Browser Go To The Modem Int. Area And Replace AT&F With ATs28=56. Add A Created Team In Season- Go to Season and select "Custom" from the season options. Then u click on a team that u "DO NOT" want to play against (I usually do the worst team). Then it will take u to another screen and if u scroll all the way to the bottom u will see your team. Then just go to "Team Select" and click on your team. It's that easy Created Player In Franchise- 1st. go to customize screen then create a player.2nd. then go to Fantasy ,4 teams, hit A button (note you will lose season or franchise you are in so I recommend you use other vmu if afraid.)hit on 4 teams, press start on select teams, press start on setup names, then when ask for yes or no hit yes, then CPU starts to draft hit start ,on CPU complete Draft? hit yes, then go to Quit, Now go to Franchise mode hit YES, Setup your franchise then (I leave fantasy draft off) hit start , pick management, go to signings your created player will be there!! cut a player on your team pick him up!!!! I have only tried ONE created player so far it does work. go to depth chart and start him. It is simple really I just going really in depth here for you guys. ************* *10. Credits* ************* Sega & Visual Concepts- For creating this incredible game! IGN- NFL2K1 Info Segadojo- NFL2K1 Info Cloudchaser- For Being The Best Video Game Discussion Out There! GamingNoise- Always Adding Comic Relief During The Slow Times Of working On FAQs Or Posting On The Cloud. Ballparks By Munsey & Supps- Information On The Stadiums Bozly- Playcalling Glitch DukeDev, SilentMovieGeek, Brandan Crockett, Ryan Suda & many Others- The Created Team In Season. Shaner8- Defensive Tip B-Cran- Created Player In Franchise Copyright 2000 Joe Doyle(Sycho Bubba Crusty). All Team Names And Players Are Registered Trademarks Of NFL And NFL Players Club. SEGA, Seganet, And NFL2K1 Are Registered Trademarks Of SEGA. Hey What's That!(Points And Runs..)