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Dynasty rules suggestions

Postby noone99 » Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:39 am

Brand new dynasty. Looking for rules that 1. need to be established on things that could come up to cause issues, and 2. rules for a new league (year caps, etc.) to make the league more fun.

Thanks y'all.
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Re: Dynasty rules suggestions

Postby mkultra » Tue Mar 19, 2013 5:11 pm

The most important thing you can do is have a written constitution that's easily available for everyone to read, which spells out your league's rules in clear English. Some things you'll want to include, off the top of my head:

- How transactions are handled in the off-season (e.g. no add/drops)
- Deadlines! By what date the draft must be decided, when keepers must be set (e.g. 1 week before draft)
- How kept player value changes (salary increases, draft picks, etc.)
- A process for changing the constitution- things will come up every year, and you'll want a smooth process for incorporating those rules. You may want to take a "commish has final say" approach, or have a voting system.
- A very clear veto policy, even if it's a "no vetoes" policy.
- If you're using minor leaguers, clear rules around when a player can be kept in your minor-league slots vs. active roster
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Re: Dynasty rules suggestions

Postby pvhawkeye » Sun Mar 24, 2013 2:49 am

Maybe this can help both you and I out. I'm starting a new dynasty as well. This is a rule I'm trying to implement and I'm asking for feedback on this forum. Here's the rule:

The idea is you want to keep lots of players ("Dynasty" instead of "Keeper"), but you can't just keep everyone forever or the great teams could have 10-year title streaks and the crap teams will just quit instead of suffer. So my rule is trying to recycle a few guys from each team each year.
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