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Players are named "Unknown"
Posted by - NA -, Last modified by on 28 February 2010 03:19 PM

Problem: In an online league, the commissioner's copy of the file looks fine, but when general managers download the file, some or all player names display as "Joe Unknown"

This occurs when names have changed in the league, and the commissioner fails to include the names.dat file in the league file he generates for the GMs. This most often occurs after the game generates players for the amateur draft pool. The commissioner should recreate the league file including names.dat, and the GMs should download the updated file. Typically, for online leagues, it's a good idea to always include names.dat unless you have serious concerns about file size.

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