Category Archives: Ottoneu 101

Ottoneu on Slack: How to Rebuild a Team in Ottoneu

Whether you’re new to Ottoneu or a crusty veteran you should join the Ottoneu community on Slack. Wisdom from the crowds can be valuable, and from time to time we’ll repost some of our more popular Slack community discussions here on Ottoneu Trade Rumors to carry on the conversation and reference them in the future.

Check out this advice for rebuilding your Ottoneu team: http://www.fangraphs.com/fantasy/expert-advice-for-rebuilding-your-fantasy-team/

In a new “Ottoneu 101” private group, the Slack community offered some advice on how to rebuild a team successfully in Ottoneu.

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Ottoneu Update: *New* Roster Organizer

The Roster Organizer has been updated! Take a look:

12.15.15 New Roster Organizer Update

You can now quickly and easily move players in and out of your lineup (and 40-man roster).  This will be an especially nice addition to the lineup pages in 2016 during the season.

If you’re having any trouble with the new Roster Organizer layout, trying clearing your browser cache.  If you still have issues, contact Ottoneu here.

Ottoneu on Slack: Debating the Impact of Arbitration on Breakout Players (Carlos Correa)

Whether you’re new to Ottoneu or a crusty veteran you should join the Ottoneu community on Slack. Wisdom from the crowds can be valuable, and from time to time we’ll repost some of our more popular Slack community discussions here on Ottoneu Trade Rumors to carry on the conversation and reference them in the future.

During the 2015 Ottoneu arbitration period, the Slack community debated the impact of arbitration on the cost of breakout players such as Carlos Correa.  Is Ottoneu a true dynasty baseball game, or does the arbitration process unique to Ottoneu move up the timeline a little faster than other keeper leagues? There’s a great discussion here about this issue here, so check it out.

10.21.15 Ottoneu on Slack - Debating Impact of Arbitration on Breakout Players

Where do you and your league stand on this issue? Let us know in the comments.

Ottoneu on Slack: Debating rule 1a

Whether you’re new to Ottoneu or a crusty veteran you should join the Ottoneu community on Slack. Wisdom from the crowds can be valuable, and from time to time we’ll repost some of our more popular Slack community discussions here on Ottoneu Trade Rumors to carry on the conversation and reference them in the future.

The Slack community recently debated Ottoneu rule 1a, and more specifically how to enforce it.

For reference, here’s rule 1a:

  “Each team should maintain at all times a roster of 22 major-league players that can fill out a starting lineup. The remaining 18 roster spots can be used for reserves, consisting of both major and minor leaguers.”

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Ottoneu Public Resources

OTR RotoGraphs is now the hub for all things related to Ottoneu, and we’ve created a public resource folder for all the stats, tools, podcasts, and press related to the game of Ottoneu.  You can access that folder here any time, and you can subscribe to the Ottoneu RSS here.

Ottoneu resources (baseball & football) include:

Ottoneu public resources are updated frequently, so check RotoGraphs often for updates.  As always, if you have something you’d like to see us cover, let us know in the comments.

Also, don’t forget to join the Ottoneu community on Slack and follow us on Twitter @OttoneuTrades.

You might also like: “10 Tips for Ottoneu Rookies

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Episode 11: The State of Ottoneu with Niv Shaw p.2

The second half of our conversation with Niv Shaw. It has been available on iTunes and SoundCloud, but I realized I forgot to post it here. As always, if you have any questions or comments, please leave them below or contact me on twitter (@OttoneuTrades).   Any ideas for future podcast episodes (topics or guests) are appreciated as well. Enjoy the show.

Episode 10: The State of Ottoneu with Niv Shah

In this week’s episode, Trey and I talk with Niv Shah, the creator of Ottoneu. We discussed the history of the game as well as the plans Niv has for it in the future. The episode is cut into two parts, the second of which will be released on Thursday. As always, if you have any questions or comments, please leave them below or contact me on twitter (@OttoneuTrades).   Any ideas for future podcast episodes (topics or guests) are appreciated as well. Enjoy the show.

 

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