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How do poeple play through the game so quickly?

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I've been reading stories and people are playing through whole seasons in a matter of 2 or 3 days in real life. It takes me an age to play through a season. Do most people not watch the matches or something? I can normally get through around a month of matches (~4-6 matches) in around 2-3 hours. I'm just wondering how people manage to get through whole seasons in what seems like 5-6 hours play time.

Wnated to know this as because it takes me so long I always loose interest in a save as it takes me so long to play.
 
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It depends what setting you use. A lot of people who play through a season in 5-6 hours whiz through it using text-commentary only and both highlights + moments in between highlights as fast as they can go.

Personally, fully focusing on the game I could get through a months matches in an hour or a half using 2D/3D (whichever I feel like) setting, set to the 3rd or 2nd highest speed, and moments in between highlights set to highest, however I like to tab out frequently between games or when I'm winning comfortably/losing heavily, so it usually takes me around 2-3 hours per month.

I prefer it that way because it gives a better sense of accomplishment at the end of a season and you can look back at all you've done.
 
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Varying computer specs could be an explanation to it aswell!
 
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I play on a high spec PC so the loading screens don't take long, just managed a League 2 season in about 5 days.
 
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I play on a low spec PC and often wait...................................................................for ages!
 
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Depending on the month in game it can take me between 30 minutes and 3 hours to get through it. Preseason/transfers take me much longer due to looking for players and fiddling with tactics. Once the season is rolling though can easily do 4-5 months in a few hours.
 
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There is a program called "FMspeeder" which let you play faster through the game.
 
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I wonder how old these people are, I can understand if you're 14 years old, you play season after season after season. It's not like you have to work or something.
 
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Also you have to factor that some people have a lot more free time then others, not that it's a bad thing :)
 
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Also you cant judge by stories as i expect others like myself play the save for a while before updating it into a story, like my current story i played a season before deciding that i would make a thread for it so had a lot of updates to make, i dont have an amazing computer and watch highlights on 3d view but can do a season in 2 days? I guess it depends on how and when you play it and if your really keen on the save, i work 50 hours a week and im married and have two little daughters but can still play it for a couple of hours each night when the kids are asleep! Oh and i didnt have a computer for 4 months so am trying to catch up!!!!!!!
 
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