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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January 30th – February 5th

The Valley Nerd Watch! We feel like it’s an important time to remind you that monthly sustaining contributions to charitable organizations go a long way toward helping them accomplish their goals. Several that do extremely useful work: the American Civil Liberties Union, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the National Immigration Law Center, and the International Rescue Committee. […]

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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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August 15th – August 21st

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