Big news in the always-vibrant Valley Tabletop scene! After a series of successes in Questlandia, 14 Days, Noirlandia, and Damn the Man, Save the Music! local developers Make Big Things are back with their first board game! You can back it on Kickstarter now! The zombies have taken over the city, and you and your doggo friends […]Read More Good Dog, Bad Zombie! Local Devs Make Big Things make big Board Game!
A couple local creators from Easthampton are putting together a print run for their comic, and the Kickstarter just needs a tiny push over the finish line! We’ll let the creators themselves tell you about the book: King of Pop is an oddball pulp assassin extravaganza, born from a love of D-List movies, tasty snacks, and […]Read More Local Kickstarter Comic: King of Pop Issue #1!
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.
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!
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
[Once again full disclosure the folks at NERD give me some money in exchange for marketing stuff, but fuller disclosure it’s not like this isn’t basically what I’d write for free regardless so they’re kind of paying me just to remind me to do that thing I meant to do anyway PLEASE no one tell […]Read More NERDSummit Announces Sessions!
Hello! My name is James and I am the person who writes these newsletters and posts! I actually kind of got distracted and forgot that the anniversary was on the 8th but hey whatever I got the month right! I want to thank you, my loyal readership, for giving me a reason to keep writing […]Read More The Second Anniversary!
Local Creator, metal-smith, and all-around nice person Heather Beck went to Goodwin Memorial Library yesterday to help some great folks make excellent copper bookmarks! They look cool as heck and we’re kind of annoyed we didn’t have a chance to produce one ourselves. It looks like a fun time making them, and the final products […]Read More Check Out These Copper Bookmarks Made at Goodwin Memorial Library!
We went to the Mass DiGi open house yesterday! It was really cool and we want to tell you about the games we saw. They’re not all available to play for you yet, but you can see some of the excellent games of past years here! Slime Break: Adorable Like Breakout Also an infinite runner […]Read More The Mass DiGi Open House
Local heroes Dan Ouellette, Lizzy Dorrell, Lance Vincent, and Davis Hall are are exploring dark Dank Dungeons for fun and profit in a brand new local webseries! You can meet them and hear their own explanations of their respective characters and roles in this little video series below! They’re pretty quick! In what we can only […]Read More New Local Webseries: Dank Dungeons!