May 6th – 12th

Good news! The ROOT expansion pack is fun as heck. We had the delightful experience at Wednesday Games of playing as The Great Duchy, a powerful mole civilization hiding under the feet of the other factions! We were mostly testing that the rules were understandable, which meant a lot of being asked “what do YOU think that means?” but also they pretty much were! The new factions are very straightforward while introducing fun new mechanics!

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Jan 14th – 20th

The Valley Nerd Watch! The government is shut down, which means your neighbors need your help. If you’ve got the ability to give, give to the Food Bank of Western Mass and the Northampton Survival Center. Call your legislators and let them know that you support a clean Continuing Resolution. You can easily get the […]

Read More Jan 14th – 20th

Free Comic Book Day!

It’s free comic book day! We feel this merits a special announcement because you can, right now, get free comic books! In fact you could have gotten some starting like an hour ago but that’s neither here nor there. The point is, go for it now! COMICS N’ MORE? MORE LIKE FREE COMICS N’ MORE […]

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March 6th – March 12th

The Valley Nerd Watch! So hey here’s a thing we just found out about recently despite ostensibly being a news source: due to a variety of circumstances both unforeseen and ultraforeseen the lovably local game shop co-op Worlds Apart Games is going to cease to exist soon. Like, by the end of March. So that’s […]

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Graphic Novelist Joel Christian Gill at UMass Amherst ILC This Thursday

Just received via a kindly member of the public, transmitted in full: Tomorrow (2/23) afternoon at 4 PM in ILC Integrated Learning Center S240 at UMass Amherst graphic novelist and art professor Joel Christian Gill will appear in a conversation about his work with Tony Davis of Boston’s Million Year Picnic. Prof. Gill’s work Strange […]

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January 16th – January 22nd

The Valley Nerd Watch! Why is this issue late? Well, on the one hand computer troubles since we’ve had to reinstall Windows but on the other much more accurate hand we thought we were like an hour from the end of The Witness and it turns out we were like 10 hours from the end […]

Read More January 16th – January 22nd

September 7th – September 13th

The Valley Nerd Watch! TopatoCon! We know we’ve been talking about this for a while but for real everyone, it’ll be fun. We’ll be there, you’ll be there, a bunch of artists and writers and comedians and developers and cool folks of all stripes and occupations will be there. You’ll have the option to give […]

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August 3rd – August 9th!

The Valley Nerd Watch! As always, be sure to check out the ~*Weekly Events*~ page! There are a lot of fun things happening this and every week! Two things defined this weekend for us: playing the Game of Game of Thrones with friends and getting to check out the lovely cookout at the top of […]

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July 20th – July 26th

The Valley Nerd Watch! A Late Nerd Watch but for a super great reason: we had stuff to do that was mysterious! Okay mostly it was the mystery of procrastination, same as every week. But THEN we had to take some time to see Ant-Man! Important nerd stuff. The Official Nerd Watch Review of this […]

Read More July 20th – July 26th