Pure Football 2018 is an American Football Simulator where you play GM, Coach, and Player. Play through endless seasons as you master player contracts, assembling your coaching staff, free agency, and the draft. Lead your players come game time or use the advanced game simulation system.
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Jan 17, 2018
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Pure Football 2018 is being made by a one man team and getting additional testing is limited. Early access will help me make the game more stable and ready for full release. Additionally, I am looking for feedback on which features users would like added.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Pure Football 2018 will be in Early Access for around 6 weeks.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full release version will have a few additional features, but the current game is complete and playable. The full release will mainly be more optimized and bug free.

Features to be added are:
  • Custom Draft Classes
  • UI Updates
  • Field/Surroundings Overhaul
  • Improving the Passing System
  • Improving how Player Stats effect all aspects of gameplay

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“It is very stable and partially optimized with occasional bugs. It is fully playable and only missing a few features that will make the game more robust.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“No, the game will be $15 at both times.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“I will actively monitor and reply on the forums along with posting updates and using the recent updates section to keep customers informed. The community is essential to making sure my game is ready for full release.”
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July 30, 2018

Update 0.5.8(b)

Added bull-rush and swim for defensive lineman that are "Star" players. Strength focused lineman have a chance to bull-rush while athletic and technique lineman will swim.

The animations aren't in yet, but the results of the moves are.
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Controller is advised for game play but not required. Main menu currently requires a mouse.

About This Game

Pure Football 2018 is a fully featured American Football Simulator that draws inspiration from the classic football games of the 2000's.

Get back to Pure Football


Get away from the animation based modern football games where linebackers have 10 foot verticals and corners have eyes in the back of their head and get back to real football.

Get back to a Franchise mode with personality


In Pure Football, General Managers and Coaches have personalities and tendencies. Different coaches run different schemes which need different players. General Managers trying to fill those needs have different philosophies on how to do so. Are they aggressive in free agency? Do they reach in the draft? Are they willing to trade away their future for a chance to win the championship now? Watch as your league evolves as Coaches and General Managers get hired and fired around the league.

Get Back to Football Roots


Pure Football 2018 is set in the age of leather helmets and classic uniforms. Dive into the 1930's styled office with music from another time. Enjoy the classic feel with modern game play.

Customize your way of playing


Play your seasons with the including teams or use the custom roster editor to make your own leagues, teams, players, and coaches. Check out the forums to share yours or try someone else's.

Included Features


  • One time Exhibition Games
  • Endless Franchise Mode
  • Full 16 Game Seasons With Playoffs
  • Realistic Football Gameplay
  • Trading
  • Drafting
  • Free Agency
  • Dynamic Contracts
  • Full Roster and Depth Chart Control
  • Coach and Front Office Personnel
  • Weekly League News
  • Yearly Player Awards
  • Player Stat Tracking
  • Authentic Playbooks
  • More to come!

Updates before Full Release

There are two categories of updates: planned and hopeful. Planned updates are going to be done and released in a very timely manner. Hopeful updates are features that I want to add but there may be limitations that can't be overcome- this game game is being made by one person. If you want features that aren't included in the list, please post on the forums!

Planned Features
  • Custom Draft Classes
  • UI Updates
  • Field/Surroundings Overhaul
  • Improving the Passing System
  • Improving how Player Stats effect all aspects of gameplay

Hopeful Features
  • Multiplayer
  • Improved Blocking System (Run and Pass)
  • Complete Controller Support for Franchise Menus
  • Animation Improvements

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Dual Core 3 GHz
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 10 Compatible with at least 1.5 GB of video memory
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 3 GB available space

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