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!
The Valley Nerd Watch! We played Settlers of Catan recently, because we’re very hip to the indie board game scene you know. It was fun! It was more fun with some danged house rules to get it a little bit speedier because yeesh there’s a point at which it doesn’t so much slide as plod […]Read More November 7th – November 13th
The Valley has amazing comic shops that we frequently check out for all of our comic-book needs, and we do what we can to support them in the form of letting you friendly folks know what events they put on. We just found out that our friends in Easthampton – Comics N’ More – have had […]Read More Comics N’ More Needs Your Help!
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 […]Read More September 26th – October 2nd
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 […]Read More September 19th – September 25th
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 […]Read More September 12th – September 18th
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 […]Read More September 5th – September 11th
The Valley Nerd Watch! Hello again for another lovely edition of the Nerd Watch! We’re so happy to have you all here. We saw John Carter (John Carter of Mars [JCM]) recently and we have to say that we totally recommend you all watch that very odd movie that we still cannot believe was made. […]Read More August 29th – September 4th
The Valley Nerd Watch! We had a lovely time this past Wednesday at the Brass Cat in Easthampton playing board games, getting our butts soundly kicked at Tiny Epic Galaxies, a very cute and easy to play worker-placement game with some nice twists on the formula and a lot of player interaction that kept it […]Read More August 22nd – August 28th
The Valley Nerd Watch! We’ve been playing a bunch of Pokemon Y this week and let us tell you it’s basically a nonstop cavalcade of cute, all games should basically be about having adorable baby animals that you can pet. We’re not saying they all need the same exact gameplay but if we could pause […]Read More August 15th – August 21st