Hi. I am reddit user mycoder. I initially found a game called Basketball GM in early 2014. It was a single-player sports simulation game for Basketball. You could make trades, set rosters, draft players, and try to build the next dynasty, all from within your web browser.
I thought it was a great game and wondered if it would be possible to make even more sports using it as the game engine. So that is when I e-mailed reddit user dumbmatter about my idea. From that ZenGM.com was born.
Basketball GM had only been public since the Summer of 2013. In my first year in 2014 I released Baseball GM and then Football GM. I then followed with more sports and also began focusing on upgrading the games. Here is a rough timeline of Zen GM’s history:
- Summer 2013 Basketball GM released (dumbmatter)
- Spring 2014 Baseball GM released
- Summer 2014 original Football GM released
- Winter 2014/15 Arena, Canadian, and US Football released
- Winter 2014/15 Football and Baseball Seasons released
- Spring 2015 College Basketball Coach released
- Summer 2015 College Football Coach released
- Fall 2015 LOL GM released
- Spring 2016 Hockey GM released
- Spring 2016-Spring 2017 the games were upgraded
- Spring 2017-Summer 2018 MOBA GM was developed and released
- Winter 2018/2019 College Basketball Coach upgraded
- Winter 2018/2019 Combined Pro/College feature added
- Spring 2019 new Football GM released (dumbmatter)
- Summer 2019 Baseball GM upgraded (and combined with College Basketball for easier upgrading in the future)
Some of what is planned going forward is as follow:
- 2020? Upgrading College Football Coach
- 2020? Upgrading Hockey GM
- 2020? Adding Soccer GM
- 2021? Adding CSGO GM
To keep up-to-date on the latest news, check out our forums. Feedback is always welcome via there or by simply sending me an email.
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To learn more about the origins of Basketball GM, the gameplay philosophy, and the technology of the site you can read this