I’m a big fan of Champ Man games. Actually – I’m a big fan of the old school Champ Man games and Championship Manager 01 02 is by far the most popular in the series.
Here, I want to describe how you can get a free copy of Champ Man 01 02 quickly and legally.
Getting a Free Version of Championship Manager 01 02
In 2008 the owners of Champ Man made Championship Manager 01 02 free to download. You can download a version with this link.
When the link has downloaded, open it up, enter a blank CD into your computer, and it will automatically burn the game to the CD.
When this is finished, enter the CD back into your computer and install the game normally. It is completely legal.
That’s it, you now have Champ Man 01 02 on your computer!
Cool Things You Can Do With Championship Manager 01 02
There are also lots of cool new things you can do with Champ Man 01 02.
A group of die hard fans at ChampMan0102.co.uk have updated the original database of players, leagues, and clubs. They do this every 6 months. So you can play Champ Man 01 02 with all the modern footballers!
To set this up, you firstly need to install Championship Manager 01 02, as mentioned above. You then need to do the following:
- Firstly, you need to update the game to the last version of Champ Man 01 02 brought out. You can do it with this link here (since the last edit of this post, this is March 2013). Once downloaded, run the file – right click and run it as an administrator – to update your copy of Champ Man 01 02.
- Next you need to download the latest version of the update database. You can do this with this link. Extract the data to Championship Manager Data directory (C:Program Files Championship Manager 01-02Data) and overwrite the existing files when prompted by your computer.
- That’s it, you’re ready to play! (If you struggle with these instructions, check out these more detailed instructions)