Do whatever you can. Find a protest (wear a mask, stay distant, stay safe), donate what you can, call your local government officials and ask why they’re spending more on police than they are on providing for people, go to virtual council meetings, write letters because some people still think letters mean more than emails, support your community any way you can.Read More June 29th – July 5th
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!
Hello folks! We forgot to put this week’s Wednesday Games in the danged newsletter on Sunday so we’re making a special announcement and giving a little intro to the event! Wednesday Games at the Brass Cat takes place from 7:00pm – 11:00pm at the Brass Cat bar in Easthampton [65 Cottage St #101, Easthampton, MA […]Read More Wednesday Games at the Brass Cat Special Announcement!
The Valley Nerd Watch! Why is this issue late? Well, on the one hand computer troubles since we’ve had to reinstall Windows but on the other much more accurate hand we thought we were like an hour from the end of The Witness and it turns out we were like 10 hours from the end […]Read More January 16th – January 22nd
The Valley Nerd Watch! Happy Halloween Month! Indulge your cosplay desires in this, the month we all agree it’s acceptable for everyone to dress in a neat costume all hours of every day including the work day because we as a society understand how to make life a bit more decent and are capable of […]Read More October 3rd – October 9th
There’s a new Kickstarter that you can pledge to in order to support one of our fair Valley’s great artists! One of the first things we do when we talk about how the Valley has a surprising number of relatively unheralded influences on worldwide popular culture is mention KC Green. If someone hasn’t heard of […]Read More Support Local Creator KC Green, Also Get Cute Plush Doggie Doll
Local creator Chandra Hughes is a Hampshire student who co-founded a small game design studio that specializes in “Visual Novel” games, which are basically what they sound like? Choose-your-own-adventure stories with stats and pictures and also you tend to wind up involved in about a half-dozen simultaneous whirlwind romances and/or puzzle solving competitions. She and […]Read More Speaking with Chandra Hughes of Chisa Studios
We’re lucky enough to have some talented, interesting people in our happy valley, and the Valley Nerd Watch wants to introduce you to as many of them as possible. That’s starting today, with an interview of local video-game developer and artist Jesse Bemben of Pioneer Valley Games! James Olchowski: So first of all, why start your […]Read More Speaking With Pioneer Valley Games Founder Jesse Bemben