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Join us this November 2-5 for cosplay panels, workshops, a costume contest, parade, and more! Special guests include George and Justin Westwater, Joe DiGusto, and StarburstCosplay!


Cosplay Panels and Events

Midwest GameFest is a regional game convention each Fall in Kansas City featuring role-playing games, tabletop games, miniature wargaming, LARPs, cosplay and more!

This event page is for the cosplay event and contest information for Midwest GameFest Nov 2-5, 2017 at Stoney Creek Hotel in Independence, MO. Cosplay coordinator Legendary Rose Cosplay and assistant coordinator Lothlorien Woods Cosplay invite you to enjoy join us for cosplay panels, workshops, a cash prize contest, and more all weekend long. Featured cosplay panelists include George and Justin Westwater, Joe DiGusto, and StarburstCosplay! 

For details and more info, check out:

If you have any questions regarding cosplay at Midwest Gamefest, email our coordinator at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Midwest GameFest is pleased to announce the first of our Special Guests for 2017, industry veteran Rick Loomis of Flying Buffalo Games! Rick is the president and founder of Flying Buffalo Inc, the oldest adventure game company still run by its original ownership. Rick will be running Nuclear War tournaments, selling his games, offering sage advice, and more! Get the details overs at Rick's Special Guest page!

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