Patch Updates for Current Game Releases

Please Note for All SOM Windows Games - Due to recent Windows Updates you may experience problems while installing or launching a SOM game. If you encounter errors please locate your Setup.exe program (normally will be saved in the Windows Downloads folder) then follow these directions:
    • Right-click the Setup program
    • Select "Properties"
  • Select the Compatibility tab
  • Check "Run this program in compatibility mode for" and select "Windows XP (Service Pack 3)"
  • At the bottom of the screen check "Run this program as an administrator"
  • Click OK
Gamers should also note that this problem can also occur when clicking your game file/icon to launch the game. If you experience a similar error when trying to launch the game please follow the above directions by right clicking on the game file/icon and make the same adjustment

Strat-O-Matic Baseball 2023

Updated Lineup File for the 2022 Asplayed season. The original 2022 Asplayed season has an issue with Shohei Ohtani in the LUP lineup file causing the MLB "Ohtani Rule" not to work properly. A new updated version of the LUP lineup file is posted below. Just download and copy this file to your Rosters folder inside the Strat-O-Matic Baseball folder to get access to the new version of the LUP lineup file

Click here to download the  updated 2022 Season Asplayed lineup file

NOTE: The above update is not the same as the 2022H Patch from last year. Do NOT try to install patch 2022H to get the Ohtani fix. Patch 2022H is for Version 2022, it will not work with version 2023 of the game.

Football Version 2023

The Version 2023e update Patch is now available. All users should download and install this Version 2023e Patch immediately.

Click here to download the Version e patch for Football Version 2023


The game would sometimes display the error message ‘Invalid Argument’ after the last play of the game, preventing the game from being finalized.

Note: If you already experienced this problem and are stuck then follow these steps:
1) After applying this patch run the Strat-O-Matic Football game.
2) Click the the league that is stuck to highlight it.
3) In the Saved Games section click the "_autosave.sof" game.
4) Click the "Launch" button.
5) You should now be able to finish out the game. If need-be take a QB Kneel-Down to proceed through the end-of-game processing.

  • College Football Version 2023

    There are currently no update patches required for Version 2023.

  •  Hockey Version 2022

    Data Patch for 1974-75 WHA is now available to add a missing player. Gerry Desjardins was missing from Baltimore, this patch will add him to Hockey Version 2022. Click here to download the Data Patch for 1974-75 WHA for Version 2022

    Basketball 2022

    There are currently no patches available for Version 2022 Basketball Patch Archives: