September 10th – September 16th

The Valley Nerd Watch! Come to Nerd Nite! It’ll be a really fun one and also we’ll have big news to announce! And prizes! ‘Take it With a Grain: What Can Sand Piles tell us About Traffic and Cancer?’ Granular materials are all around us, yet are still poorly understood, hence an explosion of interest […]

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September 3rd – September 9th

The Valley Nerd Watch! Congratulations to Valley Creator Joshua A.C. Newman on a successful Kickstarter for The Bloody-Handed Name of Bronze! It sounds excellent and you should definitely check out the preview! Joshua A.C. Newman’s The Bloody-Handed Name of Bronze is a tabletop roleplaying game of those who speak the secret Language of Names that spoke the world into […]

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August 20th – August 26th

The Valley Nerd Watch! Ooooh you’d better have already registered to vote we swear to goodness. If not, it isn’t too late to get set for the November 6th election! Do it now,  now! Other than that the big news is that we’ve been playing Dead Cells and it’s fun, so try Dead Cells! Also […]

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August 13th – August 19th

The Valley Nerd Watch!   Nerd Nite! Tomorrow! Be there and be square! It’ll be fun, we’re talking comic books and mafia history in the Valley. It’s at the World War 2 Club in Northampton, 50 Conz St., 7pm – 9pm. Hang out, meet new people, have fun. $5 at the door to pay our […]

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August 6th – August 12th

The Valley Nerd Watch! You should check out Nerd Nite! It’s happening Monday the 13th, at the World War 2 Club in Northampton! ‘How the Mafia Came to Springfield’ – Justin Cascio Pasqualina Albano and Carlo Siniscalchi were local royalty on Water Street in Springfield’s Little Italy at the start of Prohibition. But in his first […]

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July 23rd – 29th

  The Valley Nerd Watch! Check out the new fun thing in the hottest town in the Valley, Easthampton! It’s Prodigy, a mini-golf/games place open Wed – Sun for folks 13 and up, 13-15 accompanied by parents! There’s kind of a long story there but basically it’s got a complex mini-golf course handmade by a […]

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July 16th – July 22nd

The Valley Nerd Watch! Into the Breach is really, really good. Spectacular, even. Give it a shot if you’re at all interested in games in which you move around robots on a map and try to destroy gigantic bugs! It’s fun in part because so much of it is just like improvising a solution to a push-pull […]

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July 2nd – July 8th

The Valley Nerd Watch! The Families Belong Together event in Springfield yesterday was impressive and inspiring. The speakers included people who had lost family or loved ones for a variety of reasons, and who encouraged the crowd to do what needed to be done to keep families together not just at the border but in […]

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June 25th – July 1st

The Valley Nerd Watch! Go to a protest on June 30th if you are able to do so. If you show up, it will make a difference. People just want to know that their neighbors also realize kidnapping the children of asylum-seekers in order to torture them is wrong. It’s not a high bar. In […]

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