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Return of Roger Wagner

Return of Roger Wagner

To help us celebrate the 30th KansasFest, Roger Wagner is returning with our keynote.  Roger, besides being an accomplished Apple II programmer, author, and businessman, is a KansasFest alumnus.  He delivered the keynote in 1995 (recording courtesy of Steve Disbrow, EGO Systems). If you need help coming up with difficult questions to ask Roger, don’t miss …

Registration opens for 2018

Registration opens for 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 will be Roger Wagner. …

Roger Wagner to deliver keynote

Roger Wagner to deliver keynote

KansasFest 2018, the premier annual Apple II convention, is scheduled for July 17 – 22 in Kansas City, Missouri. This year marks the 30th time that this event has been held. In July 1989, Resource Central held the first A2-Central Developer Conference, focused on the individuals and companies who were still producing hardware and software …

Recalling 1995

Recalling 1995

What happened in 1995? Pat Kern has shared photos and a wonderful “Year Book”. The “Year Book” includes great stories, biographies, and pictures.  This year was known as “DIY KFest” since 1995 was the first event without a corporate organizer.  Also, this was the first year with event t-shirts. Steve Disbrow of EGO Systems produced …

KansasFest 1995

KansasFest 1995

This montage of highlights from KansasFest 1995 is a tour de force of one of the earliest conventions to celebrate the Apple II personal computer. Features include the keynote address by Roger Wagner; the party game Bite the Bag; the roast of Steve Disbrow; sessions by Tony Diaz and Mike Westerfield; and a cavalcade of …

Video highlights from KansasFest 1995

Video highlights from KansasFest 1995

In 1995, KansasFest was only six years old. Started by Resource Central, the event had transitioned to a volunteer-run committee to continue providing Apple II users with the opportunity to meet and share their expertise and colorful personalities in a week-long celebration of the community. The highlights of that early KansasFest were captured in a …

Old Timers: Two Survivors

Old Timers: Two Survivors

The titular Alan Bird and Roger Wagner are joined by Tom Weishaar, Randy Brandt, and other Apple II veterans at KansasFest 1992 as they recount tales from behind the scenes. From the session schedule: Part of our 15th Anniversary celebration, this session will give you a chance to meet and listen to two old-time Apple …