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Understanding FUT: Virtual players versus their real world alter egos

Imagine that the best players in real life also were the best players in the game – and vice versa. Well, they aren’t, and this evidently confuses a lot of people. Why are virtual players different from their real life alter egos?

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How the opponent’s squad value influences your chances of winning

Spence Purnell shares his views on how heavily the squad value of the opponent influences your chances of winning the match.

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Strange deflections: Why they happen

Sometimes, weird looking deflections happen in this game. In this recent Reddit video post, we saw the ball sort of bending around the keepers gloves. It sure looks strange, but is it EA scripting the outcome of the game?

Strange deflections

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Does FUT have an unnatural amount of even results?

In this article, we drive the final nail in the coffin for the idea that EA has implemented some kind of logic to level the playing field.

Not exactly even, but perhaps quite typical to FUT

We couldn’t find an example of a draw on google pic search. Perhaps not a coincidence?

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The worst and funniest arguments we have encountered

Being part of the scripting debate can be an interesting experience. Some of the arguments that people put up to defend their ‘religion’ are simply out of this world. Per suggestion from one of our readers, we decided to bring you this bouquet of examples of some of the more absurd statements we have come across.

Petr Cech probably never wore a tin foil hat

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