Tag: kansasfest

KansasFest Registration Opens

KansasFest 2021, the 33rd annual Apple II convention, is open for registration. Users, programmers, hobbyists, and retrocomputing enthusiasts are invited to gather virtually from Friday, July 23, through Saturday, July 24, for two days and one night of sessions, demos, announcements, contests, and camaraderie.  The KansasFest committee is committed to making the best of the virtual […]

Kansasfest 2021 Announced

With the virtual event Kansasfest 2020 in the books, the official announcement of the dates of the 2021 rendition of the biggest Apple II event in the world has been published. Acording to the Kansasfest committee, “Barring unforeseen circumstances, #A2KFEST 2021 is scheduled for July 19-25 at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. Robert Woodhead, […]

WOzFest SWEET16 Announcement

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From the europlus zone blog: I’m very happy to announce the date for the next WOzFest: WOzFest SWEET16 will be held on Saturday 25 July 2020, starting at midday Sydney time (UTC+10:00). The theme for WOzFest SWEET16 is “Community” – having supportive communities is important at the best of times, but especially so at the moment. The camaraderie involved in events like WOzFest certainly help […]

Kansasfest 2020 Will be Virtual

As has been outlined on previous messages about this, the KansasFest board has been deliberating on what to do about this year’s annual gathering. Initially it was hoped that the world and national situation would be sufficiently improved by July that we could proceed as usual. However, it has become clear that the economic disruption […]

Reverse Engineering Ted Nelson

Eric Rangell has announced that he will not be attending Kansasfest this year and thus, he has released what would have been his presentation at the event for all to view. The presentation is Reverse Engineering Ted Nelson and takes you through the the Ted Nelson library, a recent community funded scanning project for the […]

Robert Woodhead to Keynote Kansasfest

KansasFest 2020, the 32nd annual Apple II convention, is scheduled for July 21–26 in Kansas City, Missouri. Robert Woodhead of Sir-Tech Software, well-known as the co-creator of the Wizardry series of computer role-playing games, will join us as the keynote speaker. At an early age, Robert Woodhead, aka Trebor the Mad Overlord, was consumed by […]

Mark Pelczarski to Keynote Kansasfest

MARCH 8, 2019 — KansasFest 2019, the 31st annual Apple II convention, is scheduled for July 16 – 21 in Kansas City, Missouri. Mark Pelczarski of Penguin Software, well-known for numerous graphics utilities, books, and games, will join us with a keynote presentation to celebrate the Apple II. Pelczarski began publishing graphics-related Apple II software […]

KansasFest Registration Opens for 2018

MARCH 30, 2018 — KansasFest 2018, the 30th annual Apple II convention, is open for registration. Users, programmers, hobbyists, and retrocomputing enthusiasts are invited to Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, from Tuesday, July 17, through Sunday, July 22, for six days and five nights of sessions, demos, announcements, contests, and camaraderie. The keynote speaker […]

Dates for Kansasfest 2018 Announced

A posting to the Kansasfest group has announced the dates for the 2018 edition of Kansasfest.   According to the posting by committee member, Sean Fahey, Mark your calendar for KansasFest 2018, July 16th (early-early arrival) through July 22nd, at Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Missouri. for more information about Kanasfest, check out the organization’s website at […]

Open Apple #70 (April 2017) – 6502 Workshop, 1st-Person Lo-Res, Softalk #4

This month on Open Apple, we sit down with Mark Lemmert, co-founder of 6502 Workshop. Him and his partners (Mike Reimer, Bill Giggie, Robert Padovan, Gordon Mackay, and Galactagog) have been building Nox Archaist, a brand new story-driven tile-based role-playing game in the classical Ultima style. They’re pushing the hardware as far as they can […]