September 16th – 22nd

Sorry for the skipped newsletter last weekend! We were away the entire weekend and just did not have a chance to upload anything. The Nerd Watch isn’t really amenable to phone posting! Are you into Magic: The Gathering? Why not join up with Pioneer Valley Planeswalkers? They are: “…a club in the Pioneer Valley of […]

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September 2nd – September 8th

TODAY TODAY TODAY IN GREENFIELD GREENFIELD GREEEEENFIELD you can see MAKE TALK PLAY at 7:00PM – 9:00PM [Another Castle 30 Olive St Suite 2 · Greenfield, MA] “In this iteration of MAKE TALK PLAY, our own Tim Adan will be presenting the differences and similarities between integrating audio for games using the standard Unreal game […]

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August 26th – Sep 1st

Mob Psycho 100 is a very fun anime, and we recommend it. Starts strong, has interesting and vibrant animation, and generally treats all the characters like worthwhile people. Also, we’ve been having fun playing the puzzle game Q.U.B.E and its sequel: Q.U.B.E 2. They’re both basically “what if Portal had a different central mechanic?” but […]

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August 19th – 25th

We finally learned how to play Dominos, and that’s a fun game. Good job, millions upon millions of people who’ve played Dominos forever! We often give pretty short shrift to standard card/board games because we first encountered them in our youth and they seemed intensely boring compared to sticks. Now that sticks are only moderately […]

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August 12th – 18th

We just got the game Heat Signature, and it’s extremely neat! It’s an stealth-action game where you play any of a bunch of randomly-generated characters who live on asteroid space-stations and spend their time doing odd jobs involving all sorts of cool things. During the action you can pause to consider your next action whenever […]

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July 29th – August 4th

We’re back! Still a bit late but hey what can you do. The most important thing this week we think is the Adult Game Night at Mill 180 Park in Easthampton! Justin’s game nights are always great and Mill 180 is fantastic. “Holy heck am I glad to show off this adorable little game. Kodama […]

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July 8th – 14th

There’s a PVGD event tonight so check it out if you can, because it’ll fun! “☀☀☀ It’s summer! ☀☀☀ Please join us at Another Castle in Greenfield for our next installment of MAKE TALK PLAY! This time we’ll hear from another one of our PVGD members (and one of the most decent human we know), […]

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July 1st – 7th

It has always tickled us that while the Valley is correctly proud of a music tradition that includes such wonderful bands as the Pixies but there’s not much acknowledgement that it is also the source of a lot of artwork that has managed to travel to every corner of the world without folks recognizing the […]

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June 24th – 30th

Hope you have a great week! We had a busy weekend and we’re really looking forward to a nice game of Root later in the week. Also we finished Cadence of Hyrule! What a fun game, a perfect follow-up to Crypt of the Necrodancer if you’ve already played that, and a perfect introduction to that […]

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