Published: Wednesday, 08 April 2020 Written by Bernhard von Gunten

Ice Hockey Manager is a sports team management game focusing on a realistic hockey match simulation based on a physics engine and player attributes. The current version of IHM is in early development phase with a proof of concept UI.


Current Features:

Version 0.2.0 - May 2020

  • Fullscreen Mode (1440 x 900 minimal resolution)
  • Configuration of ai & physics engine much more configurable now
  • XML configuration files introduced
  • Better save / load support
  • Installer for Windows (MSI) and Signed Application (DMG) for MacOs introduced


Version 0.1.1 - Apr. 2020

  • Swiss competition simulation including ...
    • Regular Seasons
    • Playoffs / Playouts
    • Relegation
  • Match visualization in 2D using a real physics engine 
  • Matches happen simultaneously in real time
  • Tactics / Lines management before and during match, based on current player positions & fitness
  • Detailed club-, team- and player information & attributes present
  • Detailed statistics
  • Portable UI (Windows / OSX / Linux ready)


Database Features:

Every aspect in the world of IHM is 100% provided by a dynamic database with following current features.

Version 0.2.0 - May 2020

  • Rink measurements are now configurable and linked to competitions


Version 0.1.1 - Apr. 2020

  • Regions. The world, continents or nations can act as holder of competition groups.
  • Competition groups may contain multiple competitions (leagues, cups).
  • Competitions, are based on stages (Regular Seasons, Playoffs, Playouts and Relegations) that can be linked together and may contain different rules.
  • Organizations / Clubs may contain multiple teams.
  • Teams contain a rooster and can participate in multiple competitions as do players.
  • Players contain base information and detailed mental-, phyisical- and role based attributes and statistics.
  • Further base data includ e.g. languages, first- and lastname lists for generation of new players. 



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