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 […]

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March 13th – March 19th

The Valley Nerd Watch! Most important thing this week? NERDSummit 2017! It’s great, you’re great, you should head there and be great at a great event. You can find out more at NERDSummit.org, and we feel like we really need to emphasize that there’s free food there so basically it’s the best. In other news: […]

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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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September 26th – October 2nd

The Valley Nerd Watch! Welcome to the Valley Nerd Watch, upending all your expectations for narrative for another week! We’re excited to present to you yet another cool Kickstarter, for a locally-developed educational deck-building card game! It sounds really neat, and you can play it at Modern Myths this week if you want to get […]

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September 19th – September 25th

The Valley Nerd Watch! We unfortunately missed the 14th Anniversary Party for Modern Myths recently but we hope everyone had a very nice time! This week the big deal seems to be yet another release of Magic the Gathering material that reminds us that we should probably have ever played that in middle school instead […]

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September 12th – September 18th

The Valley Nerd Watch! Our friends got married yesterday! It was wonderful and we think they are both the best, good job friends! They’re both very smart and very cool and this is the start of a beautiful marriage. Hooray for love and large parties with a lot of strange traditional elements! We had an […]

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September 5th – September 11th

The Valley Nerd Watch! Have you heard of the Legacy series of games? Basically they’re brilliant takes on one of the facts about boardgaming that few people really play with: mostly we don’t play boardgames dozens and dozens of times. Usually like 10? More obviously if you’re the sort that has a particular desire to play […]

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