And now for… the rest (because if it was all cosplayers, it would be a costume show and not a music and gaming festival.
Above: The “JamSpace” was open to all guests at any time for impromptu jam sessions
Above: One of the vendors sold authentic L4D “Peels”. Ah, dialect humor, will you never come off as not racist?
Above: You might not know him, but you love him. This is Danny Baranowski, amazing composer of the awesome Super Meat Boy soundtrack
Above: This meager shot barely scratches the surface of the breadth of games on display. Don’t just stare at Centipede, Mr. Dressy Pants! Play it
Above: One of the arcade cabinets got covered in signatures, as per MAGFest tradition
Above: And the LAN room returned as well, for guests who brought their own rigs
Above: Musician and Remixer Danimal Cannon performed in multiple bands this year, including Armcannon
Above: Andrew (a.k.a. Zircon) and Jillian Aversa, two widely renowned game music composers and performers - that’s Jimmy Hinson, one of the composers for Mass Effect 2, providing the photobomb back there
Above: Brendan Becker, creator and undisputed “king” of MAGFest, wondering why his picture is last even though he put the whole damn thing together
January 25, 2011
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