How to Use an FM Genie Scout

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How to Use an FM Genie Scout
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Genie Scout 11 is a search tool for Football Manager by SI Games, a popular management simulation game. Genie Scout helps sort and find players and staff, control the progress of your players and observe statistics. It also makes recommendations for your top 11 players and positions, giving casual gamers or beginners extra help. FM Genie Scout works with Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7.

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  1. 1

    Double-click the "genie11_setup_b123.exe" file to begin installation. Follow the instructions to complete installation and choose a directory to save the data.

  2. 2

    Open the FM preferences and remove the check on the "compress save games" box and click confirm. Save your game and close it. This makes sure your saved game data is compatible with Genie Scout.

  3. 3

    Launch Genie Scout and load your saved game.


  1. 1

    Search the "Players List" to see every player in the game. Using Genie Scout, you see all of the player's attributes, including loyalty, nationality, ability in particular positions and sportsmanship.

  2. 2

    Click "Staff List" to bring up the listing of potential staff members. Search through the staff to find suitable members using the hidden attributes revealed by Genie Scout.

  3. 3

    Click a player or staff member to see his attributes without filters. This brings up the "Genie Report," which informs you of weaknesses and strengths as well as market value.

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