The Valley Nerd Watch! We finished Vacationland by John Hodgman, a former resident of Massachusetts who once met Black Francis. It was a collection of good essays, with more cairn-building stories than we had expected but fewer cairn-building stories than we had hoped. It’s always interesting reading how other people deal with death, because we […]Read More November 27th – December 3rd
A couple weeks back we got to play an early production version of the runaway Kickstarter success Root: A Game of Woodland Might and Right at the spectacular Wednesday Games at the Brass Cat. What is Root? We’re glad you asked! It’s an asymmetrical strategy boardgame. Unlike every other asymmetrical strategy boardgame we’ve ever played, the […]Read More Root: A Game of Woodland Might and Right is on Kickstarter for one more day and it is neat.
The Valley Nerd Watch! We realized halfway into writing a thing about the boardgame Root that we probably shouldn’t put like a thousand words at the top of this thing so we’re going to write a bigger thing about it tomorrow! In the meantime we’d like to propose that you check out the newest surefire […]Read More November 20th – 26th
The Valley Nerd Watch! We got to see John Hodgman and Monte Belmonte at the Shea Theater this past Friday! It was very nice. There was a lot of very good audience interaction and Monte was a fun interviewer. It’s weird seeing a famous person make in-jokes about very local things. We’re sad that John […]Read More November 13th – November 19th
Hello folks! We forgot to put this week’s Wednesday Games in the danged newsletter on Sunday so we’re making a special announcement and giving a little intro to the event! Wednesday Games at the Brass Cat takes place from 7:00pm – 11:00pm at the Brass Cat bar in Easthampton [65 Cottage St #101, Easthampton, MA […]Read More Wednesday Games at the Brass Cat Special Announcement!
The Valley Nerd Watch! We just saw Thor: Ragnarok! It was pretty neat. Good bits: Jokes Goldblum Set design that looks like someone spilled nail polish on a LEGO city and we love it Kirby helmets Pretty nice fight bits Big chunky spaceships Some great minor characters Bad bits: A bit long The parts in […]Read More November 6th – November 12th