KansasFest « back to albumKansasFest 2018 The new welcome bags were a welcome addition!Are these two ever n0t up to something?Welcome to Lulu's!They got a private room!They never saw us coming.On the flight to KFest, I was reading about the cancelled. Game Boy port of this arcade game.@!#?@!End of line.X-Men United.THE BEES!!!!One of my favorite KFest past-times: eating ghosts and each other.Like my scores, I tower over everyone.Not one of our cars, AFAIK, but cool nonetheless.Unloading the Green Monster!Martin hosts a newcomers welcome and orientation session.Melissa's old-school camera.Photography: when you don't already have enough talents.The Hogan behemoth.Kirk received this as a Christmas gift in 1995 but never opened it—so he gave it to me. Wow!You know you're on the right street when...The crew rolls out.Charles tries an Eden Alley beverage.Dainty!Quite the crew for this year's Eden Alley outing!Quinn is scarily excited to be here.I wonder if Jason can tell us apart yet?Even vegetarians lover BurgerTime!Jason hates Pac-Man, but he plays it for me. What a trooper.Prepare thy steed!It's raining. It's pouring.Can't wait for their new album.You smell like wet Kevin!BAD TOUCHWho will go home with these freebies from the Garage Giveaway?The console was there, too!Apples and Burgers!… and where learners lead!The herd gathers…The last Giveaway is about to commence.Sure, they're friendly now — but once everything is up for grabs…Jason gives his spiel.We're a little hazy on the details."And YOU get an Apple and YOU get an Apple"Ivan makes for the games.The pile of Apples diminished rapidly!Nothing will be spared!Quite the haul!Sadface."You are a spectacular amoung of wrong." Indeed.The traditional Kookout… now a kook-in!What the what…?My goodness — it's Tom Weishaar!Roger Wagner wires up.After all these years — it's the same computer!Preparing for an event.If you can read this, you're an alien.Where has he been keeping these clothes?!Tie one on — or six!That menubar is quite the scarf!… Or is it the other way around?It just keeps going!The original Bite the Bag!One more wardrobe change…Who needs a garage when you have a living room?Ivan is entranced.Roger receives a long-overdue award.Astonishing!Now, without flash!Give it a hug — it ain't going anywhere!He still can't believe it!"… And I get to keep it?""Well, actually…"Steve's a little wishy-washy.The first new products of KFest!Jay isn't sure what to make of his own product.mlem!Jeremy releases his first physical product!Cooper's modified IIe was available in the lobby for anyone to play."And then…"Roger scrutinizes his John Hancock.I gave Roger Wagner, editor of Juiced.GS, a copy of my book, Assembly Lines!… Or do I have that backward??Wandering into rooms is a KFest tradition!Rob Walch is a KFest tradition!Who needs two kidneys, anyway?Inflation much?Wow — really puts things in perspective.I can't wait to try these!If it smells like burnt flesh, you're doing it wrong.Ian takes a dive."Pull my finger!""King me!""Re-use Me"?His Highness.Roger still has it.Chris assumes the position.Martin is in for a treat.Can she do it?The Flying Fahey!!Roger catches a whiff.The bag can be very intimidating.YOU CAN DO EETSORRY — I CAN'T HEAR YOU OVER YOUR SHORTSWhen we go high, Chris goes low.He really kneeded that!Is this Bite the Bag, or Prostrate the Bag?I'd love to see Roger do a handstand.You know he means business when the glasses are off!It's remarkable Stavros's leg didn't get more broken during this game.Good form!!Determining the winner.Ian receives his grand prize!Maine's Mount Katahdin!Chocobo!From the genius that brought you Portal…Real-time video!So this is what it's like to live in a house of crack.Go, go, Apple kart!What's KFest without Retrobrite?The five-year anniversary of Lawless Legends' announcement!So many monitors… one made capable by John Brooks' VidHD card!Quinn schools us on the Apple IIc Plus."Code ARE Data" (not really)KansasFest 2008's keynote speaker makes a return!Watching the livestream.It's… so… BEAUTIFULThat's my MacBook Pro!The cafeteria's vegetarian options were at times lacking.It appears Mark and Jason have managed to simultaneously astonish each other.Ah, but is it part of the X-Men Cinematic Universe?Another great presentation by Charles.We are both unimpressed by Kevin's inability to find the camera.Michael presents IRATA.ONLINE."Now, stop me if you've heard this one…"My voice is my passport.Under the hood of the MAME unit.The repair room.GET… LAMP?A very juicy tie!What, no soy milk?Mmm… donuts. Ryan would approve.Just another dungeon crawl!So many icons!I couldn't bring myself to fix his collar.APPLE… PIRATES?!Oh, Jason. What have you done??NVBDIZC…? I don't get it.Tie two on!Cosplay is a tie, now?Size matters.Thus begins the 6502 Pyramid!Explaining the rules.Can you guess??PAC-MAN!Old & new tag-team.Gee… which Steve could it be??Who's up for some Applesauce??Git outta town!Check out these new ProDOS v2.5 commands!John, you da man.For all I know, he's creating ProDOS v2.6 as we watch.Valid through the 953rd annual KansasFest.This sign’s emphatic ending makes me think I’m in a horror movie and am about to be murdered by Oscar the Grouch.Internal inspection.Getting schooled in Fortnite!Mmm… pizza.Just before the food coma sets in.Chris and Paul are bequeathed the black lanyards.Run, Chris… RUN!It's about time!Yeah, qkumba!!Applesauce FTW!John has some plaque build-up.Careful, Jason!The annual Mega Podcast.How many voices do you recognize?We needed to pass THREE mic checks."No, YOU sit HERE."We've already exhausted Jason."Remember, you need to hit the Slip'n'Slide fast and flat!"This reminds me very much of the Juiced.GS 2001 staff photo. Nice job, Paul. https://juiced.gs/index/v6/i3/The usual podcasters.Ian fixed my joystick!Thank you, Genius Bar!!One of many repair jobs this room produced.Hmm… who could this be? ????Lightning strikes MANY times!Dr Pepper makes for a captive audience.The history of IF, by Kevin Savetz.Infocom profits cratered.Now I know where Infocom's offices were!Some of our members have been around for awhile.The Prince of ProDOS."When my oldest son was 4, I woke up one day and found three floppy disks in my Wii. I didn’t even know you could do that."Welcome to Pitch Dark!Welcome to Pitch Darker!When you see these two coming at you so armed, run."It was THIS BIG"Well, that's it. I'm never riding a roller coaster again.John haggles at the vendor fair."Have you heard the good word?"I'm not feeling the love.That's better.I love the idea that Jeremy is more engaged with playing his game than he is selling it.Chris takes Roller Coaster for a ride.KansasFest: where everything is sophisticated and simple.Pick a prize, any prize!Alan takes his pick.21 KansasFests, and I've still never been to the Nelson-Atkins Museum.The unofficial brew of KansasFest.Just a little taco to start.YES, PLEASEOPEN WIDEThe vegan crew!Thank you to Carrington, Kevin, and Andy who chipped in!This wasn't the movie's poster… but it should've been!