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Everything you'll ever need to know about KO2 and more!

Postby gdh82 » Wed Aug 30, 2006 11:21 am

Everything you'll ever need to know about KO2, the KOA and more!


This thread began as an attempt to bring together tips on improving your KO2 skills but over time has become more than that. You'll find below numerous threads covering a whole range of KO2 and KOA topics under the following sections. Enjoy!

* KO2/KOA Videos!

* Improving Your Gameplay

* Understanding How KO2 "Works"

* KO2 Competition Version (KO2CV)

* Playing KO2 on Your PC

* Playing KO2 Online!

* KO2 Players and Tournaments

* The Masters - Past and Present


Enjoy!

KO2/KOA Videos!

Video vault of official KO2 matches

The KO2 Video Library


Improving Your Gameplay

Trapping

Turning with the ball (without trapping!)

Finishing

Posted goals and other KO2 clips

Winning 50/50 balls

multi-directional headers

Tactics

Clean Sliding Tackles...

Formation Advantages

Routines

Please give some hints to a lousy KO2 player


Understanding How KO2 "Works"

International team player attributes

Player attribute maths

Player Status

Game 'Event' Status

Referee Stats

The Real Linear Measure of the KO2 Pitch

The Random Function x 90 !!!

What if the world cup final was decided by a goal like this? aka NON-GOALS!

We wuz robbed! When is a goal not a goal... aka GOAL ROBBERIES!

Trap-and-Move Interference ?

Why-Slide-Tackle-For-The-Ball-When-You've-Already-Got-It Bug aka UNINTENDED SLIDETACKLE BUG!

The 'Activating the Unintended Slide Bug Fix' Debate Thread

The "Deactivating Autoslides" Debate Thread




KO2 Competition Version (KO2CV)

KO2 Competition Version (KO2CV) Index

KO2CV Wishlist I

KO2CV Wishlist II

KO2CV Pitch Graphics

KO2CV Stats

What's YOUR best goal stat so far ?

What's Ur Best Score Vs Amiga KO2CV A=B?


Playing KO2 on Your PC

Play Kick Off 2 on your PC -- Quick Step Guide

Playing KO2 with a PC with windows

Compact Flash PCMCIA Adaptor for Amiga

Use your Amiga Joytick for PC!


Playing KO2 ONLINE!

Kick Off 2 Chatroom

Kick Off 2 Online Tutorial


KO2 Players and Tournaments

www.ko-gathering.com/tournaments

What kind of KOA'er of you ?

Active KOA Players (by country)

KO2 Players Across The Globe - Add Yourself too!

Kick Off Tournament Groups - Who the heck is...

Hosting YOUR own local KO2 Tournament is EASY...

Bbob's Excellent Tournament Software

Latest KOA Rankings

Displaying Your KOA Ranking/Stats Using the Excellent Signature Generator

Joystick Preferences in the KOA

What's your KO2 hiSTORY ?

KO2: Recruiting for new players...





The Masters - Past and Present

World Cup Winners

UK Hall of Fame




'AFTERTOUCH' Magazine

Aftertouch Issue 5


And, finally, some home computing nostalgia from yesteryear!





I intend to edit this post and add to it as I go along. Do let me know of any threads that should be included here which I've bound to have missed.

Cheers
Garry

PS Oh yeah - pi$$ takers and time wasters can just pi$$ off !!! :wink: :lol:
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Postby Robert Swift » Wed Aug 30, 2006 1:40 pm

Great work Garry! Some posts by me in there.... I wish I could follow my own advice :-)
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Postby waynie » Wed Aug 30, 2006 1:58 pm

nice...this is really helpful. :)

from the green highlights, it seems that you've taken the time to trawl through the archives to find these links. a quick modification of the link should remove this (i.e., delete "highlight" bit), if you want.

i think getting good at KO2 is a bit like losing weight, where you can get by with just eating less or doing exercise but the most notable change occurs when you eat less and exercise. similarly, the most marked improvements should arise when raw KO2 practice is in tandem with learning tips and tricks from others. kind of like them skill synergies in diablo 2! :lol:

sadly, there arent enough of these topics, but centralising them in one easy place is beneficial to all - thanx! :D
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Postby Bounty Bob » Wed Aug 30, 2006 3:47 pm

Nice one Garry. :)
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Postby Sid » Wed Aug 30, 2006 4:38 pm

Fantastico work Garry!
Never knew half these topics existed myself!
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Postby gdh82 » Thu Aug 31, 2006 12:26 pm

Thanks for the positive feedback guys - much appreciated!

waynie wrote:nice...this is really helpful. :)

sadly, there arent enough of these topics, but centralising them in one easy place is beneficial to all - thanx! :D


And completely agree, Waynie, we could do with more discussions like these ...
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Postby hogstrom » Fri Sep 01, 2006 9:20 am

Well digged Garry! Lot of very interesting reading from these links you provided. As Sid stated, i never seen them before either.
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Postby Steve Camber » Fri Sep 01, 2006 9:30 am

Sticky!

Excellent work :)
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Postby gdh82 » Fri Sep 01, 2006 10:19 am

Thanks Steve for sticking it!
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Postby Sid » Mon Sep 11, 2006 1:38 pm

How many people actually STUDY the game, the tactics, the player positionings etc (or have done in the past?)

Analyse which ball to the strikers works best, when to hold up the ball for precisely how many seconds, which way to turn your player when defending from a certain angle, when to switch players chasing the ball etc etc????

I just play for fun ... but would like to know more about the game... and be more "mechanical!"

I'm sure there are players here who treat KO2 like a brain surgeons exam, dissecting parts of the game!!

Own up!

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As per GDH's request:
http://www.ko-gathering.com/phpbb2/view ... hp?t=12595
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WC2011 Rodolfo's new arch enemy and Silver Cup dream ender!
WC2011 The KOA's new bowling champion
UKC2009 #1 Silver Cup Winner
UKC2007 organiser
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Postby gdh82 » Mon Sep 11, 2006 7:13 pm

Sid wrote:How many people actually STUDY the game, the tactics, the player positionings etc (or have done in the past?)


Hi Sid,

I'm sure if I was as thorough as that I'd be a better player than I am :lol: Maybe the best players simply work out what works and what doesn't so much more quickly and the rest of us just try to copy them afterwards!

Anyway, interesting post, but maybe a good idea for another thread ? And if it contains any further insights then I'll link to it above.
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Postby Steve Camber » Mon Sep 11, 2006 7:44 pm

How about Player Attribute maths - http://www.ko-gathering.com/phpbb2/view ... sc&start=0

Any use to a newbie or maybe a bit too much detail?
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Postby gdh82 » Mon Sep 11, 2006 7:59 pm

Steve Camber wrote:Any use to a newbie or maybe a bit too much detail?


Definately! Thanks, Steve. Will add it perhaps with a few others on "the workings of KO2". Cheers :D
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