KC Geeks

Promoting and nurturing geek culture in Kansas city

KC RenFest: A Medieval Good Time

Having lived in Kansas City for decades, I’m no stranger to the Kansas City Renaissance Festival. In fact the very first year I went in grade school, I begged my mom to make me a Renaissance princess dress for Halloween so I’d have a reason to wear my dried flower hair garland again.

So when the marketing coordinator for RenFest (as it is locally known) reached out to me to offer me free passes to cover the faire, I shouted “Huzzah!” and agreed. Read on to hear about this year’s adventure.

The King's Gate at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival - read a recap of KCGeeks.com's recent adventure!

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Kansas City Cosplay: Ellie from Last of Us Part II

Fresh Cut, Fresh Scab, Dark Blood…. Kansas City cosplayer PrincessHarv uses all of these and more in her most recent cosplay makeup tutorial for Ellie in the video game, The Last of Us Part II. Read More to see the full tutorial video, including the exact products she used to achieve the war-torn look.

PrincessHarv, a Kansas City cosplayer, offers an Ellie cosplay makeup tutorial from Last of Us Part II. See the full video on KCGeeks.com!

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Superhero Movies, by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Katie at SeatUp.com recently reached out to me to share a super-cool superhero movie infographic they created, and I knew you’d all love to see it, too. Captain America, Avengers, Wonder Woman…who do you predict tops the list?

The Top 20 superhero movies ranked by box office earnings - see the infographic at KCGeeks.com!

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KC Creator: Levi Hoffmeier

For my next installment in my KC Creator series, I’d like to introduce you to Levi Hoffmeier. I met him at Planet Comicon, and picked up the first book in his Mayflower series – seriously gorgeous art, which you’ll see below. Read on to find out how he uses humor to make his stories more real, and what he loves about Kansas City.

Kansas City artist Levi Hoffmeier - learn about his artwork on KCGeeks.com!

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This Nerd Band is Clearly Guilty

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I first met Lora Williams when I featured the Kansas City chapter of Extra Life, a gaming charity event. After seeing her at several cons and a MakerFaire, I found out she’s also a part of a self-proclaimed “nerd band” called Clearly Guilty. When they gave me an impromptu performance, I knew a feature post was in order. Read on and find out why they are known for calling out “bad nerds.”

Read about Kansas City nerd band Clearly Guilty on KCGeeks.com!

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