Rise Up is a cooperative boardgame about organizing for change, and it sounds neat. We remember hearing about the Kickstarter a ways back, and probably pointing folks toward it. It looks like the result is a pretty delightful looking game! Here’s their pitch in their own words: At the start of each game, players come […]Read More Rise Up: The Game of People & Power – Locals Create Board Game About Organizing for Change!
The Valley Nerd Watch! Pandemic Legacy was really really good! It was down to the wire on our last two games and boy howdy jeez it was just a very good time. We planned to play one or two games and we just had to finish it out because dangit we were so close on […]Read More June 26th – July 2nd
Hello there! We at the Nerd Watch are very tiny site that hopefully you enjoy. In part because we’re super tiny, Net Neutrality is important to us! We’re a local-interest community organization that cannot possibly exist if the internet becomes a place where you pay monopolies in order to be accessible to other people. Because […]Read More Protect Net Neutrality – July 12th Day of Action
Do you yearn for the nostalgic comforts of the once if not proud exactly than definitely extant record-shop? Do you not live in Northampton, near Turn It Up? Then your only recourse is to play the brand-new RPG from Make Big Things: Damn the Man, Save the Music! In their words: Damn the Man started […]Read More Local RPG Kickstarter: Damn the Man, Save the Music! by Make Big Things
The Valley Nerd Watch! Once you have moved into a new place, it is impossible to ever not feel tired again. Also, boxes. Anyway! Happy Father’s Day folks! We celebrated by buying a copy of the first volume of Usagi Yojimbo and a copy of Faith Erin Hick’s The Adventures of Superhero Girl. Also, some […]Read More June 19th – June 25th
The Valley Nerd Watch! We just moved! Our new place is very very good and we like it but what we don’t like is that all of our muscles and organs are now gone. They transubstantiated about 4 hours into the move and now we’re mostly composed of noodles and it’s just not working out […]Read More June 12th – June 18th
The Valley Nerd Watch! Happy Summertime, folks! We recommend taking the opportunity in this time of sunlight and sunheat to go outside and hang about! Amble around in the daytime and watch the stars at night! We’re… gonna take a minute to get on out there. We’ve got like a couple dozen hours of Persona 5 […]Read More June 5th – June 11th
Hello! Just letting you all know that a game we played and enjoyed which was developed by some local folks out in Worcester had a fine showing in a recent Kickstarter to which you can still contribute! There are eight more days to go and a few more stretch goals to unlock, like custom […]Read More AEGIS: A Locally Developed Strategy Boardgame Kickstarter Success