The Valley Nerd Watch! JiffyCon was a ton of fun! It was possibly the most tiny and focused con we have ever had the pleasure of attending. It feels like we’re insulting it to talk about the size but we legitimately think we can say that of every convention experience available this is the one […]Read More June 13th – June 19th
The Valley Nerd Watch! So to the important business of the day: JiffyCon! It’ll be fun, you’ll play interesting things that you may otherwise never have seen, and you’ll like hanging out with a friendly bunch of folks! We highly recommend checking it out and also while there picking up one of our informative flyers […]Read More June 6th – June 12th
A.E.G.I.S, coming soon from Greenbriar Games! Not just an annoying as heck name to type, also a great game that was fun times when we got to play it recently at the co-working space Zephyr Workshop calls home. So we’ve always been huge fans of tactical strategy games, on account of basically having thought we were […]Read More Playing Zephyr Workshop’s A.E.G.I.S.
The Valley Nerd Watch! We’ve had an excellent week, everyone! Thank you for being happy for us. So first of all, hey Star Wars and/or miniatures fans: have you tried Star Wars Armada? It’s a miniatures game and it’s a heck of a fun time. Basically the fun part of it is the fact that […]Read More October 5th – October 11th
Happy day! We finally got a chance to speak with brilliant local game designer Emily Care Boss of Black & Green Games! Emily has designed a lot of inventive games that encourage interesting interactions. This includes a trio of romance-focused games – Breaking the Ice, Shooting the Moon and Under my Skin – as well […]Read More Speaking with Emily Care Boss of Black and Green Games
The Valley Nerd Watch! TopatoCon! We know we’ve been talking about this for a while but for real everyone, it’ll be fun. We’ll be there, you’ll be there, a bunch of artists and writers and comedians and developers and cool folks of all stripes and occupations will be there. You’ll have the option to give […]Read More September 7th – September 13th
The Valley Nerd Watch! As always, be sure to check out the ~*Weekly Events*~ page! There are a lot of fun things happening this and every week! Two things defined this weekend for us: playing the Game of Game of Thrones with friends and getting to check out the lovely cookout at the top of […]Read More August 3rd – August 9th!
In case you haven’t already heard, the Kickstarter for 14 Days, a game created by local game developers Hannah Shaffer, Evan Rowland, and Joshua Yearsley, is a go! 14 Days is a game about chronic pain, and migraines in particular. It’s also a game about empathy and understanding. It’s a serious game, but it’s a serious […]Read More 14 Days Kickstarter is Up!
The Valley Nerd Watch! You can look forward to a really interesting SciTech Cafe later this month. It’s about Diamonds and photons and how awesome Diamonds are. There’s a book club meeting next week discussing Hydrogen Sonata by Iain M. Banks, so get started reading today, and you might manage to almost make it halfway in […]Read More April 20th – 26th