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Kentucky Fried Zine Fest 2017

This Saturday, I’ll be attending the Kentucky Fried Zine Fest for the second year in a row. I’ll be sharing a table with my wife, Malinda Jane O’Quinn. While I sell issues of The Backlog, my wife will be selling prints of her artwork (click here to check out her Instagram, and here to check out her Flickr page).

The Kentucky Fried Zine Fest in Lexington, Kentucky is in its fifth year. Originally the Ephemera Fest, the fest’s mission is “to showcase DIY zines, comics, book & paper arts, and the work of independent publishers, with an emphasis on zine creators from the Kentucky/Southern region.”

This year’s fest will be at the Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center. Continue reading Kentucky Fried Zine Fest 2017

Inaugural LexPlay Convention

LexPlay in Lexington, Kentucky runs today, October 28th, through the 29th. This is the video and tabletop game convention’s first year.

The convention features video game tournaments, speedruns, and seminars. Some of the talks include “How to Make Audio for Games and Not Die“, “The Relationship between Learning and Gaming“, and “Game Design on a Budget“. The podcast “Game Over Game On” (which has posted 63 episodes as of this article) will record a live show on Saturday.

Click here for the complete schedule of events.

Click here for the Facebook Event page. 

LexPlay is organized by RunJumpDev, a nonprofit that helps raise awareness of the Kentucky game development scene as well as connect game developers to their audience.

When: Friday, October 28, 2016 @ 5pm -12am
Saturday, October 29, 2016 @ 9am-12am
Where: Lexington Convention Center
430 W Vine Street
Lexington, KY 40507