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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April 22nd – 28th

“ValleyCon is a one day student organized games conference at Hampshire College taking place Saturday, April 27th. The purpose of the conference is to bridge the various communities of people critically engaged with games in the Pioneer Valley, such as students/professors across the 5-Colleges and local game developers. We also hope to encourage people to discuss issues surrounding representation “

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March 25th – 31st

The Comics N’ More moving party was delightful! Great people showing a lot of support for a great bunch of comix-mongers. We didn’t manage to get any of our silent auction bids, but that just meant that other wonderful folks did! All the money went to help out with the move and we really cannot wait to see the new digs! See the new Comics N’ More at 64 Cottage St., Easthampton MA! Also don’t miss out on their next big party on Free Comic Book Day this May 4th!

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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 […]

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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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