Fantasy Baseball

  title={Fantasy Baseball},
  author={Erica Halverson and Richard Halverson},
  journal={Games and Culture},
  pages={286 - 308}
The authors propose the concept of competitive fandom to describe the learning, play, and engagement of fantasy sports. Competitive fandom draws together contemporary research on fan cultures and game design and game communities to describe the interaction present in fantasy sports. Fantasy sports games require a combination of fan culture practices and gamers' skills and habits of mind. Fandom becomes competitive when the knowledge acquired in the fan domain is transformed into strategic… 

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