Madden NFL changes slightly each year, but some things remain constant; like the thrill of the competition that drives players loyalty to the game. To celebrate Madden's diversity, we spotlight passionate Madden players that work to enhance the gaming experience for others. This interview features Raymond Goode, aka Shopmaster from Shopmaster.tv where Madden players can find a social network of Madden players or unique team league style game play.
Many things have changed over the past 8 years of online play; but one thing that hasn't is the number of players looking to enjoy their Madden NFL gaming experience against communities of like minded players. Dfense, once a member of the STR8SIM.com Madden community geared toward simulation football, agreed to talk to MaddenUniversity about his passion for football and playing Madden.
In my personal experience through more than 6000 online games I have learned several lessons about what it takes to fully enjoy playing Madden NFL. Being able to compete is paramount, but being competitive isn't an overnight thing. There are no shortcuts to excellence. It takes effort, dedication, attention to detail, the proper mental perspective, and support. I enjoyed playing Madden; I did not enjoy losing. So I set off to find the path to better Madden performance.
In this Communities Interview we meet the the grand-daddy of all Madden NFL strategy; who has arguably helped more players than any other. Paul Gleason, better known as Kobra, has authored close to 40 strategy guides for Madden and other football games base on real concepts used at all levels of football. Kobra is now writing strategies for XsOsFootball.com and MaddenGuides.com.
Many factors combine to determine a player's stance on the subject including, but not limited to; football experience, Madden NFL experience, awareness, decisiveness, and mental fortitude. With all the swirling opinions, accusations, and rationalization someone must be right, right? Whom, among ethical Madden players, remains to be the question with which we wrestle.