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Armageddon 2012 cosplay

One of the features of Armageddon are the colourful and creative costumes that are often made by the wearer.  The amount of creativity, skill, time and effort that goes into making a costume is amazing.  Wearing a costume based on a character in movies, TV, games etc is called ‘Cosplay’.

Jaffa cosplayer, proving age is no barrier
Jaffa cosplayer
proving age is no barrier

Australian cosplay champions for 2012

These ladies (above) entered the cosplay competition with a set, props and all, performing a skit.  It was really funny, showcasing their costumes brilliantly.

Armageddon offers people – wearing costume or street clothes – the opportunity to have their photos taken with stars.  This photo of Chris Heyerdahl (Stargate, Sanctuary, True Blood, Hell on Wheels) with my friend Caz is my all-time favourite.  The look on Chris’ face, isn’t he hilarious?!

Thor & Loki

another costumier prize winner
more costume prize winners
above and below
another costume prize winner
The highlights of the costume competition prize giving ceremony will be up soon – as soon as the video is edited, converted to MP3, uploaded and processed by YouTube.  I’ll add the link as an update as soon as it’s online. 

Cosplay - a family affair. Members of the 501st, Rebel Legion and Galactic Academy (the kiddies)


having fun!

In gaol

Nalini is an award-winning writer and artist as well as managing editor of Dark Matter Zine.


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