If you’ve gamed for a long time, you’ve likely come across many unique, powerful, and terrifying enemies—and then defeated them. And a lot of design and artistic work went into that experience. It takes a lot of skill to create visually memorable monsters and aliens that stick in the mind long after you’ve finished mopping the floor with them.
Some of the most beloved science fiction series and movies have a tremendous number of alien races populating their backgrounds and planets. But, often because of real-world budget reasons, most of these aliens are humanoid, mostly defined by different heads or facial features. This means that the intrepid cosplayer that knows their way around makeup and a few other tools can bring a cosplay to another galaxy.
If you ever doubted the passion of nerdy love that is cosplay, then let me remind you of something mind-blowing: people will cosplay characters they’ve never seen.
For most characters’ visuals, their costume defines them. It’s the thing we think of instantly when we hear their names. But, for a few characters, especially ones that have gone through many designs over the years, their weapons or tools more often define their look.
Halloween is almost upon us. A time when costumes are not only expected but practically mandated. A time when a cosplayer has infinite opportunities to show off. There’s always a place where other like-minded partiers would deeply enjoy the craft of spookiness.
Longtime cosplayers don’t need to be told this, but, for the uninitiated, a “con flu” is the surprisingly common issue of someone getting sick right after they leave a convention. Though it’s not necessarily a flu: often the disease is an annoying cold with coughing and sneezing. This likely happens because when you put that […]
We’ve covered cosplays for couples, but what if you’re in a group? What if you and four others want to impress at the next convention?
The internet is full of unique and talented people—artists, creators, and comedians everywhere. And, wouldn’t you know it, many of them like to cosplay.
Welcome back to cosplay care, where we make sure that you get to cosplay longer and have more fun doing so. This time we will take a more holistic approach and talk about rest.
What’s cooler than a convention? How about a free-to-enter convention! On March 5th, The Clearwater Public Library System and Clearwater Parks & Recreation Department sponsored one in the Ross Norton Recreation Center.