Check out our list of known Pac-Man and Ms. Pac-Man arcade cabinets in Lexington. Head out and play at one of these machines (either Pac-Man or Ms. Pac-Man)! After each game, whip out a camera and snap a photo of the screen showing your high score. Once you're satisfied with that awesome score, go upload it to our leaderboard! Enter in your initials or other alias (up to three letters), and choose the location where you played from the drop-down menu. Optionally, you can also enter in your email and/or Twitter handle. Neither of these are required to play, but to be eligible to win, you must supply one or the other (don't worry, we won't do anything with either...UNLESS we use it to contact you as the winner!). Click submit, and you'll secure a spot of eternal fame on our tournament leaderboard. Then, make sure to keep up with your standing by checking in on the leaderboard from time to time, and come back as often as you like to submit more high scores!
This tournament will have two winners:
Winners will be contacted via email or Twitter, and will be announced on the Lexington Public Library's social media platforms. Winners will each receive a fabulous* prize, and the glory of being known as the Pac-Man King(s)/Queen(s) of Lexington!
*fabulous is a relative term
Have fun and good luck!
Lex Play Pac-Man was an idea that formed in the mind of Lexington Public Library Adult Services Librarian Eli Riviere Warner, and chased her like Blinky until she allowed it to consume her. The tournament is a part of Lexington Public Library's annual One Book One Bluegrass celebration - a community reading project celebrated concurrently with several other surrounding library systems across the Bluegrass. This year we're reading Ready Player One by Ernest Cline - a crazy awesome book combining gaming, 80's pop culture references galore, and an epic scavenger hunt with a story of friendship, love and the battle between good and evil in the not-so-distant-future. Check it out (or put a copy on hold) today!
Eli is a member of LexLadiesCode, a group of women in Lexington, Kentucky who are learning the ins and outs of programming. These ladies are super excited that their first project is the Lex Play Pac-Man website!
The club was an idea that sprang from a conversation between Kristen Hanny and Ashley Wilson. Kristen wanted to learn and Ashley had a desire to pass on her knowledge of coding to other women. The club is spearheaded with fellow programming goddess and teacher, Sarah Vessels.
The group is made up of ladies at all stages in the learning process. We cover different topics in programming, and design projects and websites like the very one you are viewing right now. If you're interested in joining, please check out the club's website for more information.
Many thanks for their work on this specific project go to: Eli Riveire Warner, Sarah Vessels, Ashley Wilson, Summer Smith, Kristen Hanny, Rebecca Jude, Ryan Bowe, Emily Evans, Chase James, and Nick Warner. Sassy forever.