GameZone Interview: Baseball Boss: 'The first game to combine baseball simulation games with collectible card games'

GameZone writes: "As an official licensee of the MLB Advanced Media and the MLBPA, Baseball Boss is one of the more unique card games available. Designed solely for the Web, Jeff Petry from Challenge Games Marketing says that the game is based on three simple things:

* Players collect and trade virtual Baseball Boss branded baseball cards of current and historical players – its like iTunes meets baseball cards.
* Players use those cards to create a baseball team.
* Players then challenge others through a variety of head-to-head baseball game play modes.

"Players can register and play free at, " Petry says. "We give all new players free packs of our Baseball Boss cards when they register, and there are a number of ways players can grow their card collection. What's interesting is that we've found that people like to play in a couple of primary ways. Some just want to play baseball games against others. But some play just for the sake of collecting our baseball cards (and have amassed thousands of cards in just the few months that we've been live.) I believe some of our more entrepreneurial players are running virtual card shops through the game, which we think is pretty cool. We've definitely put economic structures in the game to allow folks to play that way if they want.'"

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