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How Blaseball's fantasy sports fever dream is embracing the future

6 days ago   |   By Tech Crunch

A star pitcher is resurrected from the Hall of Flame. A Hellmouth swallows the state of Utah. Crows descend on Tastykake Stadium, pecking slugger Jessica Telephone out of a peanut shell. This is Blaseball , the absurdist baseball simulator that captured the most delightfully wacky corners of the internet when it launched in summer 2020.
Developed by indie studio The Game Band , Blaseball arrived at a moment of global isolation and fear. So, naturally, swaths of extremely online gamers with lots of anxiety and too much time on their hands welcomed the distraction and developed an expansive...
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