Everyone complains about how dumb their local sports team owner and general manager are…well now is YOUR chance to prove how good you are. This is as real as it gets without owning an actual team.

Not only do you play week-to-week games, but you also have to plan for the future.  You keep a player for the entirety of their contract.  If they have 5 years and $25MM remaining, you keep them for 5 years and pay them $25MM.

No longer are the days of just trading players for players. You will also have an inventory of draft picks to trade to get your desired player.  And don’t forget Dynasty Dollars (More on that below).  You can use those to trade for draft picks and players or combinations of the two.  This is as real as it gets without spending over $1B to own an actual team.

Dynasty Dollars are our trademarked virtual currency.  You will be given $10MM to start and you need to fund your team’s salaries, pay luxury taxes (more on both of these below), and pay trade fees and other transaction fees.  The great news is, you can easily buy Dynasty Dollars in the game for $1 USD for every $1MM Dynasty Dollars.

And the great news is, the annual winning championship/playoff pot will be paid out in Dynasty Dollars.  That pot will grow as the season progresses.  We take all the fees that are paid (not including salaries) and add it to the championship pot so you can see it grow as the season progresses.

In future seasons, if you choose to add a basketball and baseball team to your portfolio, you will be able to transfer Dynasty Dollars between teams just like a real sports owner will take money from their other businesses to fund their existing teams.

DISCLAIMER: All the number of examples given in this section are estimates and nothing set in stone. We have no data to support, these are merely examples to illustrate the intricate part of this game.  These are arbitrary numbers to use as examples.  The actual levels could be much higher or much lower.  

There will be 3 levels that will matter to our users. 

  1. Minimum Salary Spend (MSS)   $80MM to $100MM

  2. Luxury Tax Level (LTL)                 $100MM to $120MM

  3. Hard Cap (Hard)                           $120MM

First, and most important part of our salary cap structure is that you do NOT have to spend the Minimum Salary Spend level. The word “minimum” can be confusing here, but it is showing that this is the minimum level you hit before you get charged as a user.  This is the level in which you start getting charged Dynasty Dollars for salaries.  In our example above, that starts at $80MM.  If you have total salaries for all your roster spots of $70MM, you won’t pay anything because the first $80MM is FREE.  

The Minimum Salary Spend (MSS) will be the level at which you start getting charged Dynasty Dollars.  Again, spending UP TO this level will be for free! We don’t know exactly where this level will end up but for the sake of explanation, let’s assume it will be $80MM.  We are waiting for more data from our existing BETA users before determining the final amount.  

For the Minimum Salary Spend level of $80MM to $100MM, you will be charged $1MM Dynasty Dollars for every $1MM you pay in salaries. So if you spend $90MM for the year, you will be charged $10MM, for the year since the first $80MM is FREE.  Now, how will that be charged?  Weekly.  Let me explain further…

There will be 14 regular season weeks so your $10MM above the minimum will be divided into 14 weeks and you will be charged $714,000 for that week, in Dynasty Dollars, which is $0.71 USD ($10,000,000 / 14 weeks)! You read that right! 71 cents!

Now, If you spend $100MM on salaries, then you will be charged $1.42MM ($20,000,000 / 14), which is $1.42 USD.  You get the picture.  

Once you reach the Luxury Tax Level ($100MM) and up to the Hard Cap, you will pay $1MM for every $1MM in salary PLUS $1MM in luxury taxes for every $1MM in salary.  So using our previous example, let me explain this simply.

Everything you spend between $100MM and $120MM will cost you the same amount in luxury taxes as salary.  So if you have $110MM on payroll, you have $30MM ($110MM – $80MM = $30MM) in salaries plus $10MM in luxury taxes ($110MM – $100MM) for a total of $40MM per year.  How much is that weekly?  Well…glad you asked.  $40,000,000 / 14 = $2.86MM in DD$ or $2.86 USD. 

You cannot exceed the hard cap.  In this case, it would be $120MM.  During the draft, you can exceed it as part of your strategy of getting players you may want to trade later, but once the season starts, each week, you must remain under the hard cap.

Yes, it is possible to play and win for FREE. You do this by staying under the $80MM MSS level as well as not engaging in any trades or free agency transactions.  Let’s see how strategic you can be. Are you an Oakland Athletics Billy Beane type of GM/Owner or are you more like Steinbrenner and the Yankees?  Either way, this game will be more fun than any other fantasy sports game out there for the strategic, long-term, business-minded fan.

No longer will you have to rely on luck to win. The most strategic players can win more consistently. This game is not just about picking week-to-week players and hoping they perform. 

This game is about finding value and understanding the true player value to your team and to the league.

You can finally showcase your strategy skills and show your friends that it’s not just about picking 

the best players and getting a lucky draft pick here or there.

It’s about so much more.

It’s about using the constraints of salary caps and contracts to build a long-term dynasty.

The strategy of this game is most important.  We are not encouraging adding and dropping players week to week.  We want the fan who loves the research and wants to build a contender.  We want you to decide what matters most to you and go for it. Want to build a winner year to year and not worry about cost?  More power to you. Want to win with as little money as possible? Go for it. You can do that too!

 

What about trades?  Want to trade player for player?  Fine. But borrrrrinnnnnggggggg.

With Dynasty Owner, you can trade players, draft picks, and Dynasty Dollars in all trades and any combination of them except Dynasty Dollars for Dynasty Dollars.

So now, it’s not just about finding equal trade value from players. You can now sweeten the deal by including draft picks and money in order to get that trade done. Why trade away a great player you have when there are other assets that can be just as valuable?

Are you in a rebuilding year and ready to stockpile some draft picks?  Offer up your existing roster players or just flat out buy draft picks from other users! It’s a great way to rebuild more efficiently than other boring fantasy sports games.

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GAME COMPONENTS

Bench Scoring

We realize the value of a deep bench, so we give partial points for your bench scorers.  No longer fret over losing points to great bench player performance. A championship caliber team has a deep bench and we want to reward you for building one.

Your team will earn 20% of the points scored by your bench players. So if your bench players earn 150 points that week, your score will increase by 30 points (150 x 20%).  

Practice Squad

Want to hold a player on your roster and not play them because you see value later on?  Like Patrick Mahomes in his rookie season? Sure! We have ten total practice squad spots that you can just take that sleeper player and hold them until they are ready to shine! You will be required to fill six of those 10 spots, so you can have 4 open to park a player for trades or free agency.  

Whatever you want to park there for the long run, it’s there for you.

We emulate the actual salary cap ideas from each league in some fashion and blend it into our own salary cap system.  Either way, you will know where your salary cap needs to be at all times and what luxury taxes you may owe for building that dynasty squad.

Recap

We realize the value of a deep bench, so we give partial points for your bench scorers.  No longer fret over losing points to great bench player performance. A championship caliber team has a deep bench and we want to reward you for building one.

Your team will earn 20% of the points scored by your bench players. So if your bench players earn 150 points that week, your score will increase by 30 points (150 x 20%).